Nearly all US execs have experienced a cybersecurity threat, but some say there's still no plan

A new survey suggests the majority of US executives have encountered a cybersecurity incident but this has not translated into the creation of incident response plans. On Tuesday, Deloitte published…

Nations investing in cyber, 'democratization' of malware are factors accelerating dangers online, CISA official says

Written by Tim Starks Oct 18, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP Two trends are combining to amplify the threat that cyber poses to the U.S., according to a top Cybersecurity and Infrastructure…

Google: We're sending out lots more phishing and malware attack warnings – here's why

Google’s policy to send alerts to people with Google Accounts that are targeted by suspected state-sponsored hackers is getting a full work out in 2021. The company says it has…

The White House is having a big meeting about fighting ransomware. It didn't invite Russia

The White House has held a meeting with ministers and officials from 30 nations and the European Union to discuss how to combat ransomware and other cyber threats.  The two-day…

Ciaran Martin: Resilience key to cyber defence

Fran Kelly: Australia has seen a 13% increase in cyber-attacks over the past year as cyber criminals take advantage of large numbers of people working from home. In its Annual…

Microsoft Kills Bug Being Exploited in MysterySnail Espionage Campaign

Microsoft’s October 2021 Patch Tuesday included security fixes for 74 vulnerabilities, one of which is a zero-day being used to deliver the MysterySnail RAT to Windows servers. Today is Microsoft’s…

Intune vs. WSUS vs. SCCM – Costs, Benefits, Ease of Use, and Deployment

Patching has certainly gained a lot of momentum ever since research has proven that ‘unattended’ apps and software can quickly lead to a data leak.  Patching is the new ‘kid’…

New APT ChamelGang Targets Russian Energy, Aviation Orgs

First appearing in March, the group has been leveraging ProxyShell against targets in 10 countries and employs a variety of malware to steal data from compromised networks. A new APT…

GhostEmperor Campaign Targets Asian Countries Abusing Microsoft Vulnerabilities

Cybersecurity researchers have recently disclosed details of the Chinese-based threat actor GhostEmperor who allegedly targeted several south-east Asian countries for more than a year. According to Kaspersky specialists Mark Lechtik,…

Exchange/Outlook Autodiscover Bug Spills $100K+ Email Passwords

Threat Post – Threat Post – Hundreds of thousands of email credentials, many of which double as Active Directory domain credentials, came through to credential-trapping domains in clear text. Guardicore…