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One-Third of Black Friday Shoppers Were Bots, Fake Users

12/03/2021
Fake traffic observed on Nov. 26 included malicious scrapers, sophisticated botnets, fake accounts, and click farms.

NSO Group Spyware Used to Breach US State Dept. Phones

12/03/2021
At least nine US State Department employee iPhones were targeted with sophisticated spyware developed by the Israeli firm NSO Group.

IGI Cybersecurity Introduces CISO Team-as-a-Service

12/03/2021
Service gives customers access to a CISO-led team of practitioners with a variety of skills and expertise.

How Criminals Are Using Synthetic Identities for Fraud

12/03/2021
Organizations must improve their cybersecurity protocols to detect fraudulent identities and make sure they're safeguarding their consumers’ personal information.

Logiq.ai Tackles Observability Problem With LogFlow

12/03/2021
LogFlow addresses data risks associated with machine data pipelines.

USB Devices the Common Denominator in All Attacks on Air-Gapped Systems

12/03/2021
A new study of 17 malware frameworks shows threat actors always use USB drives to sneak malware into air-gapped environments and then steal data from there.

An Insider's Account of Disclosing Vulnerabilities

12/03/2021
Vendors drag their heels when it comes to identifying software vulnerabilities and are often loath to expedite the fixes.

Ransomware, Carding, and Initial Access Brokers: Group-IB Presents Report on Trending Crimes

12/02/2021
Report explores cybercrime developments from the second half of 2020 through the first half of 2021.

Darktrace Reports 30% More Ransomware Attacks Targeting Organizations During the Holiday Period

12/02/2021
Researchers also observed a 70% average increase in attempted ransomware attacks.

Remote Browser Isolation Stars in Content Protection Role

12/02/2021
The entertainment industry has long had to deal with the challenge of protecting their high-value content and intellectual property. Enter remote browser isolation (RBI).

Top 5 Reasons to Get 'SASE' With Security

12/02/2021
Proactively updating and integrating technology, and ensuring tight collaboration between IT and security … it's simple, right? Well, not always – especially for organizations with limited resources.

Planned Parenthood LA Breach Compromises 400,000 Patients' Data

12/02/2021
The breach, which compromised data such as insurance details and prescription information, took place between Oct. 9 and Oct. 17.

Develop 'Foursight' — Keep Your Post-COVID Transformation on Track

12/02/2021
For IT organizations, the global health crisis didn't make meeting current and future compliance obligations easier. Here are four content protection focus areas that help the enterprise maintain compliance today, and stay on course for future digital transformation.

Key Characteristics of Malicious Domains: Report

12/02/2021
Newer top-level domains and certain hosting providers are frequent sources of malicious content, while newly registered domains and free SSL certificates are not any more likely than average to be risky, new research shows.

When Will a Cloud Infrastructure Heavyweight Launch a SASE?

12/02/2021
There's been a veritable gold rush of security vendors getting into secure access service edge. Now will any of the major IaaS vendors enter the market? Rik Turner makes the case.

Breaking the Black Mirror and Other Lessons From Day of Shecurity

12/02/2021
Diversity brings more varied solutions to major challenges in cybersecurity, just as it does in every other industry.

Military Vets Share Lessons That Helped Them Build Infosec Startups

12/01/2021
Startup founders say serving in the military taught them how to defend against cyberattacks and how to build teams. These lessons are serving them well as they run their own companies.

APT Groups Adopt New Phishing Method. Will Cybercriminals Follow?

12/01/2021
APT actors from Russia, China, and India have been observed using the RTF-template injection technique that researchers say is poised for wider adoption.

Russian Man Sentenced to 60 Months in Prison for Running 'Bulletproof' Hosting for Cybercrime

12/01/2021
Service hosted Zeus, SpyEye, Citadel, Blackhole Exploit Kit malware aimed at US companies and financial institutions.

Neustar Security Services Spins Out as Own Company

12/01/2021
The company plans to offer newly integrated services into its Ultra Secure portfolio and expand its sales, marketing, and service capabilities.