Dark Reading

SWIFT Network Used in $2 Million Heist at Indian Bank

02/20/2018
The theft at India's City Union Bank comes on the heels of news that attackers stole $6 million from a Russian bank via SWIFT network last year.

Meltdown/Spectre: The First Large-Scale Example of a 'Genetic' Threat

02/20/2018
These vulnerabilities mark an evolutionary leap forward, and companies must make fighting back a priority.

Vulnerabilities Broke Records Yet Again in 2017

02/20/2018
Meanwhile, organizations still struggle to manage remediation.

Proactive Threat Hunting: Taking the Fight to the Enemy

02/20/2018
Pulling together everything your security team needs to be effective at threat hunting is not easy but it's definitely worthwhile. Here's why.

13 Russians Indicted for Massive Operation to Sway US Election

02/16/2018
Russian nationals reportedly used stolen American identities and infrastructure to influence the 2016 election outcome.

Siemens Leads Launch of Global Cybersecurity Initiative

02/16/2018
The new 'Charter of Trust' aims to make security a key element of the digital economy, critical infrastructure.

FedEx Customer Data Exposed on Unsecured S3 Server

02/16/2018
Thousands of documents from US and international citizens were exposed on an Amazon S3 bucket configured for public access.

Rise of the 'Hivenet': Botnets That Think for Themselves

02/16/2018
These intelligent botnet clusters swarm compromised devices to identify and assault different attack vectors all at once.

Russian Hackers Sentenced in Heartland Payment Systems Breach Case

02/16/2018
Two more men involved in the massive payment card theft from multiple major US corporations that began in 2007 now sent to federal prison.

Cybercrime Gang Ramps up Ransomware Campaign

02/15/2018
In the last few weeks, Gold Lowell group has collected over $350K after infecting victims with SamSam crypto malware, researchers at Secureworks found.

White House: Russian Military Behind NotPetya Attacks

02/15/2018
Trump administration statement comes on the heels of UK government calling out Russia for the cyberattacks that spread through Europe and elsewhere.

IRS Reports Steep Decline in Tax-Related ID Theft

02/15/2018
Research group Javelin confirms that the numbers are trending in the right direction, with total fraud losses dropping more than 14% to $783 million.

North Korea-Linked Cyberattacks Spread Out of Control: Report

02/15/2018
New details on old cyberattacks originating from North Korea indicate several forms of malware unintentionally spread wider than authors intended.

Democracy & DevOps: What Is the Proper Role for Security?

02/15/2018
Security experts need a front-row seat in the application development process but not at the expense of the business.

Air Force Awards $12,500 for One Bug

02/15/2018
The highest single bounty of any federal bug bounty program yet is awarded through Hack the Air Force 2.0.

Oracle Buys Zenedge for Cloud Security

02/15/2018
Oracle announces its acquisition of Zenedge, which focuses on cloud-based network and infrastructure security.

From DevOps to DevSecOps: Structuring Communication for Better Security

02/15/2018
A solid approach to change management can help prevent problems downstream.

The Mirai Botnet Is Attacking Again...

02/15/2018
And the spinoff bots - and all their command and control hostnames buried in the morass of digital data - are hilarious.

Windows 10 Critical Vulnerability Reports Grew 64% in 2017

02/14/2018
The launch and growth of new operating systems is mirrored by an increase in reported vulnerabilities.

Filing Deadline for New Infosec Law Hits NY Finance Firms Thursday

02/14/2018
Banks and financial services companies in New York must file by tomorrow to certify they are compliant with the state Department of Financial Services' new cybersecurity regulation, 23 NYCRR 500.