Credit bureau Equifax has been hit with the maximum possible fine under U.K. law for "multiple failures" that contributed to its massive 2017 data breach, including its failure to act on a critical vulnerability alert issued by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
Attack code known as EternalBlue, designed to exploit a Windows SMB flaw, continues to work for attackers despite Microsoft having issued patches more than a year ago. One major U.S. business was a recent victim as part of a cryptocurrency-mining malware campaign, a researcher reports.
Can you afford to lose $740,357? That's the average cost of a data center outage, according to the Ponemon Institute.* That's just one reason that IT needs to be able to respond fast in an emergency, such as a natural disaster, DNS attack, ransomware, malware, or any other type of outage. With a growing number of data...
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Hackers stole at least $920,000 from Russia's PIR Bank after they successfully compromised an outdated, unsupported Cisco router at a bank branch office and used it to tunnel into the bank's local network, reports incident response firm Group-IB.
Application Security is much different than other security domains, so applying the standard methods does not necessarily address the unique challenges that AppSec can bring.
Network security is everywhere so naturally, we understand the need for securing the perimeter. However, application vulnerabilities, which...
With the increase in vulnerabilities in operational technology infrastructure, it's important to deploy unidirectional hardware gateways to restrict entry into OT networks, says Ajit Jha of L&T Technology Services.
The explosion in the growth and diversity of devices linked to networks as a result of the internet of things and BYOD makes it more challenging to manage network security, says Wallace Sann of ForeScout.
At least 500,000 routers, mostly located in Ukraine, have been infected with "VPN Filter" malware that experts believe is a prelude to a massive cyberattack. But the FBI has sinkholed the control domain for the router botnet, which should help contain the potential damage.