LastPass to Become Standalone Company

LastPass to Become Standalone Company Cloud-based password manager LastPass is going to emerge from under the wing of LogMeIn and become a standalone business once again. Plans to set up LastPass as an independent…

LogMeIn announces plan to spin off LastPass into its own company

LogMeIn announced on Tuesday that it is spinning off password manager LastPass into its own company. LogMeIn explained that the move would allow LastPass to invest heavily in “customer experience,…

‘Karakurt’ Extortion Threat Emerges, But Says No to Ransomware

The threat group, first identified in June, focuses solely on data exfiltration and subsequent extortion, and has already targeted 40 victims since September. There is a new financially motivated threat…

Omicron Scam Targets Universities

Omicron Scam Targets Universities Dozens of universities are being hit with a coordinated cyber-attack that uses news of the Omicron variant as a lure to steal login credentials. Evidence of…

SolarWinds Attackers Spotted Using New Tactics, Malware

One year after the disruptive supply-chain attacks, researchers have observed two new clusters of activity from the Russia-based actors that signal a significant threat may be brewing. One year after…

Are You Guilty of These 8 Network-Security Bad Practices?

Tony Lauro, director of Security Technology & Strategy at Akamai, discusses VPNs, RDP, flat networks, BYOD and other network-security bugbears. They say the first step in addressing a serious issue…

GoDaddy’s Latest Breach Affects 1.2M Customers

The kingpin domain registrar has logged its fifth cyber-incident since 2018, after an attacker with a compromised password stole email addresses, SSH keys and database logins. Web-hosting giant GoDaddy has…

Fake Ransomware Infection Hits WordPress Sites

WordPress sites have been splashed with ransomware warnings that are as real as dime-store cobwebs made out of spun polyester. Fake red-on-black warnings have been plastered to hundreds of WordPress…