Dark Reading

Pulling Back the Curtain on Bug Bounties

10/26/2021
It's critical that infosec professionals and consumers understand threats and vulnerabilities, but they are being kept in the dark.

Wardrivers Can Still Easily Crack 70% of Wi-Fi Passwords

10/26/2021
Weaknesses in the current Wi-Fi standard and poorly chosen passwords allowed one wardriver to recover 70% of wireless network passwords.

OpenText Strengthens Ransomware Resilience

10/25/2021
New detection and alert functions within Carbonite Server increase data protection against ransomware.

Forcepoint Completes Acquisition of Bitglass

10/25/2021
The acquisition of Bitglass will be the third technology acquisition for Forcepoint this year.

Jumio Launches End-to-end Orchestration for its KYX Platform

10/25/2021
Platform combines digital identity proofing, compliance verification and anti-money laundering checks.

SolarWinds Attacker Targets Cloud Service Providers in New Supply Chain Threat

10/25/2021
Microsoft says the group has attacked more than 140 service providers and compromised 14 of them between May and October of this year.

Industrial Goods & Services Tops Ransomware Targets in 2021

10/25/2021
While the industrial goods and services sector saw a decline in attacks during the third quarter, it remains the most targeted sector for ransomware this year.

Who's In Your Wallet? Exploring Mobile Wallet Security

10/25/2021
Security flaws in contactless payments for transportation systems could lead to fraud for stolen devices, researchers find.

5 Ways CMMC Security Requirements May Impact Universities

10/25/2021
The Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification puts research universities in a position where they must validate the effectiveness of their security controls before applying for a grant or bidding on a government contract.

How We Can Narrow the Talent Shortage in Cybersecurity

10/25/2021
Filling crucial roles in cybersecurity and addressing the talent shortage requires rethinking who qualifies as a "cybersecurity professional" and rewriting traditional job descriptions.

Ransomware Rise Pushes Organizations to Prepare for Attack

10/23/2021
Ransomware attacks continue to grow in number and severity, data shows, but organizations are stepping up to prepare for the threat.

aDolus Raises $2.5M to Secure Critical Infrastructure and Grow Sales and Marketing Team

10/22/2021
Software supply chain security experts to drive aggressive go-to-market strategy

'TodayZoo' Phishing Kit Cobbled Together From Other Malware

10/22/2021
Microsoft's analysis of a recent phishing attack shows how cybercriminals are mixing and matching to efficiently develop their attack frameworks.

7 Ways to Lock Down Enterprise Printers

10/22/2021
Following the PrintNightmare case, printer security has become a hot issue for security teams. Here are seven ways to keep printers secure on enterprise networks.

What Does Better Insider Risk Management Look Like?

10/22/2021
Conventional data security tools do not address insider risk — a growing problem in today's remote-hybrid world. We need a better way to manage insider risk.

What Squid Game Teaches Us About Cybersecurity

10/22/2021
When life inside the security operations center feels treacherous, here are some suggestions for getting out alive.

Google Buckles Down on Android Enterprise Security

10/21/2021
The launch of Android 12 brings several new default security features, along with new security efforts for Android Enterprise.

Malware Abuses Core Features of Discord

10/21/2021
Researchers warn that Discord's bot framework can be easily weaponized.

Cybrary Launches New Partnership with Check Point Software to Make Cybersecurity Training Accessible to All

10/21/2021
Online cybersecurity professional development platform bolsters the Check Point Education Initiative.

Security Teams Still Favor Prevention Over Detection

10/21/2021
Security leaders are adopting a multilayered approach to address new security threats and risks.