Cyber Command Publicly Joins Fight Against Ransomware Groups  

U.S. military acknowledges targeting cybercriminals who launch attacks on U.S. companies. Cybercriminals who launch attacks on critical U.S. companies are going to be targeted by the branch of the military…

Iranians Charged in Cyberattacks Against U.S. 2020 Election

The State Department has offered a $10M reward for tips on the two Iran-based threat actors accused of voter intimidation and disinformation. The U.S. Department of Justice has unsealed charges…

Microsoft warning: Now Iran's hackers are attacking IT companies, too

Microsoft has raised an alarm about a massive surge in Iranian state-sponsored hacking attempts against IT services firms. ZDNet Recommends According to Microsoft, attacks from state-sponsored Iranian hackers on IT…

Microsoft warning: Now Iran's hackers are attacking IT companies, too

Microsoft has raised an alarm about a massive surge in Iranian state-sponsored hacking attempts against IT services firms. ZDNet Recommends According to Microsoft, attacks from state-sponsored Iranian hackers on IT…

FBI: FatPipe VPN Zero-Day Exploited by APT for 6 Months

The bureau’s flash alert said an APT has been exploiting the flaw to compromise FatPipe router clustering and load balancer products to breach targets’ networks. A threat actor has been…

US, UK, and Australia pin Iran for exploiting Fortinet and Exchange holes

Image: Fortinet, ZDNet Cyber authorities across the US, UK, and Australia have called for administrators to immediately patch a quartet of vulnerabilities — CVE-2021-34473, 2020-12812, 2019-5591, and 2018-13379 — after…

The ransomware threat is getting worse. But businesses still aren't taking it seriously

Ransomware is the most significant cybersecurity threat facing the country today, but many businesses still aren’t taking the threat as seriously as they should be, the National Cyber Security Centre…

Palo Alto Networks patches zero-day affecting firewalls using GlobalProtect Portal VPN

Researchers with cybersecurity firm Randori have discovered a remote code execution vulnerability in Palo Alto Networks firewalls using the GlobalProtect Portal VPN.  ZDNet Recommends The zero-day — which has a…

Microsoft Nov. Patch Tuesday Fixes Six Zero-Days, 55 Bugs

Experts urged users to prioritize patches for Microsoft Exchange and Excel, those favorite platforms so frequently targeted by cybercriminals and nation-state actors. Microsoft reported a total of 55 vulnerabilities, six…

Number of Ransomware Attacks Has Doubled in Just a Year, GCHQ Director Warns

Yesterday, Sir Jeremy Fleming, the director of Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ), stated that the number of ransomware attacks on institutions from the UK has doubled in the past year. The…