Cybersecurity experts debate concern over potential Log4j worm

As the fallout from the Log4j vulnerability continues, cybersecurity experts are debating what the future might hold.  Tom Kellermann, VMware’s head of cybersecurity strategy, said the Log4j vulnerability is one…

Malware analysis arsenal: Top 15 tools

We live in an era where digital transformation is part of our lives. With this, malware has become a critical and huge threat to organizations and people around the globe…

Khonsari ransomware, Iranian group Nemesis Kitten seen exploiting Log4j vulnerability

Security researchers have found evidence that the group behind the Khonsari ransomware is exploiting the Log4j vulnerability to deliver it. Other state-sponsored groups are also looking into the vulnerability, according…

Log4j update: Experts say log4shell exploits will persist for 'months if not years'

Cybersecurity experts believe CVE-2021-44228, a remote code execution flaw in Log4j, will take months, if not years, to address due its ubiquity and ease of exploitation. Steve Povolny, head of advanced…

Get patching: SonicWall warns of vulnerabilties in SMA 100 series remote access devices

SonicWall is warning customers to apply firmware updates to its SMA 100 Series appliances for remote access from mobile devices, in order to patch vulnerabilities of critical and medium severity. …

Cyber incident reporting mandates suffer another congressional setback

Written by Tim Starks Dec 7, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP House and Senate negotiators have excluded provisions from a must-pass defense bill that would have mandated many companies to report major…

SolarWinds hackers kept busy in the year since the seminal hack, Mandiant finds

Written by AJ Vicens Dec 6, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP Hackers associated with the SolarWinds supply chain compromise have been busy in the year since that attack was revealed, compromising multiple…

ProxyShell vulnerabilities exploited in domain-wide ransomware attacks

The ProxyShell vulnerabilities have prompted threat actors to launch domain-wide ransomware attacks against their targets, revealed a new research report from The DFIR Report. The report, published on Monday, explained…

Utah legislature awards two universities with $5 million for cybersecurity and tech programs

The cybersecurity industry continues to have issues finding talent to fill all of the available roles. To address the problem, the Utah legislature is giving Utah Valley University (UVU) and…

81% of Organizations Experienced Increased Cyber-Threats During COVID-19

81% of Organizations Experienced Increased Cyber-Threats During COVID-19 More than four in five (81%) organizations experienced increased cyber-threats during the COVD-19 pandemic, according to a new study by McAfee and FireEye. The global survey of…