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New CopperStealer Malware Hijacks Social Media Accounts

03/18/2021
Proofpoint researchers say it steals logins and spreads more malware.

FBI: Business Email Compromise Cost $1.8B in 2020

03/18/2021
The Internet Crime Complaint Center received a record 791,790 complaints last year, with reported losses exceeding $4.1 billion.

Beware the Package Typosquatting Supply Chain Attack

03/18/2021
Attackers are mimicking the names of existing packages on public registries in hopes that users or developers will accidentally download these malicious packages instead of legitimate ones.

What CISOs Can Learn From Big Breaches: Focus on the Root Causes

03/18/2021
Address these six technical root causes of breaches in order to keep your company safer.

Edge Poll: XDR Plans

03/18/2021
How likely is your organization to adopt XDR technology?

Ransom Payments Have Nearly Tripled

03/18/2021
In 2020, ransomware targeted the manufacturing sector, healthcare organizations, and construction companies, with the average ransom reaching $312,000, a report finds.

Mimecast Says SolarWinds Attackers Accessed its Source Code Repositories

03/17/2021
But the amount of code downloaded is too little to be of any use, the email security vendor says in its latest update.

RDP Attacks Persist Near Record Levels in 2021

03/17/2021
A wave of attacks targeting Remote Desktop Protocol has continued throughout the pandemic as more employees continue to work from home.

CISA Issues Advisory on TrickBot Campaigns

03/17/2021
US Department of Homeland Security's Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and the FBI warn security teams to guard against the advanced Trojan malware.

Teen Behind Twitter Hack Agrees to Three Years in Prison

03/17/2021
Graham Ivan Clark was 17 when accused of the attack that targeted several high-profile Twitter accounts.

COVID, Healthcare Data & the Dark Web: A Toxic Stew

03/17/2021
The growing treasure trove of healthcare data is proving irresistible -- and profitable -- to bad actors.

Enterprises Wrestle With Executive Social Media Risk Management

03/17/2021
Survey indicates enterprises have a lot of work to do reduce cybersecurity risks around executive social media use.

7 Tips to Secure the Enterprise Against Tax Scams

03/17/2021
Tax season is yet another opportunity for fraudsters to target your company. Here's how to keep everyone in the organization on their toes.

Chinese APT Targets Telcos in 5G-Related Cyber-Espionage Campaign

03/16/2021
Telemetry suggests that threat actor behind Operation Dianxun is Mustang Panda, McAfee says.

IronNet Cybersecurity to Go Public in Merger

03/16/2021
Company intends for the deal to drive adoption of its Collective Defense Platform.

Microsoft Releases Mitigation Tool for On-Premises Exchange Servers

03/16/2021
The tool, developed for organizations without dedicated IT and security teams, is meant to be used as temporary mitigation.

Best Practices for Securing Service Accounts

03/16/2021
While service accounts solve many of the challenges presented by automation, they can also create serious problems when it comes to cybersecurity.

Software Development Security Firm Argon Announces Launch

03/16/2021
Check Point founder Shlomo Kramer is one of the firm's investors.

Metasploit Creator HD Moore's New Startup Raises $5M

03/16/2021
Startup Rumble enters major new phase with venture capital investment led by Cisco-backed fund as well as big-name security entrepreneurs.

Combating Call Center Fraud in the Age of COVID

03/16/2021
With many agents now working from home, call centers require new technology, new processes, and a new way of thinking about security.