Cybersecurity: 11 steps to take as threat levels increase

The UK’s security agency has told organizations of the steps to take to beef up their defenses “when the cyber threat is heightened” by zero-day software flaws or geopolitical tensions. …

BHUNT password stealer targets crypto wallets through cracked software

BHUNT is being regarded as an evasive crypto wallet stealer, just like previously identified Redline Stealer and CryptBot. Cybersecurity and antivirus vendor Bitdefender has detected a new kind of malware…

Inside phishing data: What works and doesn’t work with employee training

The headlines are full of horror stories lately about cyberattacks and the havoc wreaked by ransomware. But is ransomware the number one threat in the enterprise? How prevalent are phishing-related…

Microsoft: We're switching off Excel 4.0 macros by default to protect you against security threats

Microsoft has disabled Excel 4.0 macros by default in the latest release of its spreadsheet software to help customers protect themselves against related security threats. That setting, released as an…

Tor Project battles Russian censorship through the courts

The Tor Project has filed an appeal against a Russian court’s decision to block the Tor website in the country.  The Tor network is an open source system for anonymizing…

How to find the right MDR that works with your organization

Managed Detection and Response or MDR, is on the cusp of becoming a mainstream cybersecurity solution, and for the right reason. Despite mounting threats, an ever-changing cybersecurity landscape, a talent…

Researchers break down WhisperGate wiper malware used in Ukraine website defacement

The malware used to strike Ukrainian government websites has similarities to the NotPetya wiper but has more capabilities “designed to inflict additional damage,” researchers say. Dubbed WhisperGate, the malware is…

US Data Breaches Surge 68% to All-Time High

US Data Breaches Surge 68% to All-Time High The volume of publicly reported data compromises in the US soared 68% year-on-year to a record high of 1862, according to new…

US Adds 17 Exploited Bugs to “Must Patch” List

US Adds 17 Exploited Bugs to "Must Patch" List A US government’s security agency has added 17 vulnerabilities currently being actively exploited in the wild to a database of bugs…

Unusual ‘Donald Trump’ Packer Malware Delivers RATs, Infostealers

The ‘DTPacker’ downloader used fake Liverpool Football Club sites as lures for several weeks, a report finds. A new .NET malware packer being used to deliver a variety of remote…