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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.

VMware Carbon Black MDR Helps Analysts Respond to Attacks

12/01/2021
Carbon Black’s new managed detection and response solution monitors endpoints and workloads, freeing up security teams to understand the different types of attacks that might be heading their way.

New Ransomware Variant Could Become Next Big Threat

12/01/2021
"Yanluowang" strain appears to be establishing itself in the cybercrime marketplace, experts say.

ReliaQuest Valued At More Than $1 Billion Following Growth Round Led by KKR

12/01/2021
The open XDR-as-a-service provider will use investment to expand business operations and further development of its GreyMatter platform.

CISA Names 23 Members to New Cybersecurity Advisory Committee

12/01/2021
Group will advise and provide recommendations to the director to enhance the nation’s cyber defense.

How Will Cyber Threats Impact the Beijing Winter Olympics?

12/01/2021
NTT helped the International Olympic Committee dodge a security bullet in Tokyo. The world will watch to see if it can pull off a similar feat in Beijing for the upcoming Winter Games.

CyCognito Secures $100M to Accelerate Next Evolution of Attack Surface Management

12/01/2021
Company gives Fortune 500 companies including Colgate-Palmolive, Tesco and Scientific Games Corporation full visibility and context into risk to preempt potential attacks.

The Cyber Threats Facing Retailers This Holiday Shopping Season

12/01/2021
With supply chain delays and an online shopping boom, attacks will come from multiple angles.

Legal Cases and Privacy Rulings Aim to Curtail Facial Biometrics

11/30/2021
Decisions in the UK and Australia, and lawsuits in the United States, could force facial-recognition providers to remove data from their machine-learning models.

HP Issues Firmware Updates for Printer Product Vulnerabilities

11/30/2021
More than 150 HP printer models have bugs that could enable attackers to steal data and gain an initial foothold on enterprise networks.

What’s the Difference Between SASE and SD-WAN?

11/30/2021
While SD-WAN is a key part of a hybrid workplace and multicloud operation, it should be treated as a stepping stone to SASE, not an alternative.

Attacker Sentenced in Multimillion-Dollar SIM Hijacking Scheme

11/30/2021
A sixth member of international hacking group The Community was sentenced to 10 months in prison and ordered to pay $121,549.37 in restitution.

Government-Industry Cooperation May Be the Most Potent Ransomware Antidote

11/30/2021
The side that's better at collaborating with allies will have the upper hand, and until now, that distinction has gone to the cybercriminals.

Ransomware vs. Cities: A Cyber War

11/30/2021
As smart cities become the new normal for urban living, they must be resilient against the speed and sophistication of modern cyber threats.