Ransomware in 2022: We're all screwed

Ransomware is now a primary threat for businesses, and with the past year or so considered the “golden era” for operators, cybersecurity experts believe this criminal enterprise will reach new…

Billion-dollar natural gas supplier Superior Plus hit with ransomware

Major natural gas supplier Superior Plus announced on Tuesday that it is suffering from a ransomware attack.  The billion-dollar propane seller said the incident started on December 12 but did…

What Is a Virtual Patch and Why You Need It

Software vulnerabilities are one of the biggest nuisances for cybersecurity because cybercriminals love to exploit them. Read on to find out how you can be one step ahead by applying…

Apple’s NSO Group Lawsuit Amps Up Pressure on Pegasus Spyware-Maker

Just weeks after a judge ruled that NSO Group did not have immunity in a suit brought by Facebook subsidiary WhatsApp, Apple is adding significant weight to the company’s woes.…

Emotet malware reemerges, building botnet via Trickbot malware

Bad news for the cybersecurity fraternity. Emotet malware that was dubbed the “World’s Most Dangerous” and “Widely Spread Malware” is back. As per a report from security researcher Luca Ebach,…

Beyond the Basics: Tips for Building Advanced Ransomware Resiliency

Joseph Carson, chief security scientist and advisory CISO at ThycoticCentrify, offers advice on least privilege, automation, application control and more. The rate at which ransomware attacks occur is rapidly increasing.…

Twitter hacker charged in sim swapping, cryptocurrency scheme

The 22-year-old British national Joseph James O’Connor, aka PlugwalkJoe, was one of the hackers behind 2020’s massive Twitter hack – PlugwalkJoe also stole Ethereum, Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, and Litecoin from victims…

US Indicts Brit Over SIM Swap Crypto Theft

US Indicts Brit Over SIM Swap Crypto Theft A 22-year-old man from Britain has been indicted by the United States in connection with the 2019 theft of crypto-currency worth approximately $784,000. It…

US indicts UK resident 'PlugwalkJoe' for cryptocurrency theft

US prosecutors have indicted a UK national for allegedly conducting a SIM-swapping scheme resulting in the theft of cryptocurrency. On Wednesday, the US Department of Justice (DoJ) named Joseph O’Connor,…

Toronto subways hit by ransomware as US lawmakers slam 'burdensome' cybersecurity rules

Special feature Cyberwar and the Future of Cybersecurity Today’s security threats have expanded in scope and seriousness. There can now be millions — or even billions — of dollars at…