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Your approach to vulnerability management may be putting your organization at greater risk. Just dealing with vulnerabilities that a vendor said were "critical" isn't enough and may still leave you susceptible to an...
Today, vulnerability management is a critical aspect of every enterprise's security program. Just a single vulnerability can be exploited by a attacker and enable an entry point to the network, and most large enterprises have hundreds of thousands of vulnerabilities on their network.
Paradoxically, 90 percent of...
As cloud computing services evolve, the cloud opens up entirely new ways for potential attacks. Cloud systems and images have operating system and component vulnerabilities just like those in the enterprise. For example, Heartbleed, Shellshock and other major bugs can affect cloud systems, and there are new issues to...
Google has begun activating a new feature in Chrome that will block 12 types of intrusive advertisements. But some security experts say the online advertising industry needs to solve the malware and privacy problems that have caused users to turn to ad-blocking and anti-tracking tools.
Visualizing the attack surface of your entire enterprise can help you respond faster to emerging threats, prevent data breaches, reduce overall security risks and better understand your security status on a daily basis. Learn how to identify areas of greatest risk with deep insight into Indicators of Exposure (IOEs),...
Automated change workflow is essential for any enterprise or government IT organization. A typical organization may receive hundreds of changes required each month with every request requiring hours of manual analysis to assess the potential impact to business continuity and security.
A flaw in the way a change is...
Microsoft has been working to reduce the ability of attackers who use the PowerShell scripting language to "live off the land" in enterprise networks, in part via machine learning. But IT administrators should also have these three essential malicious PowerShell script defenses in place.
Attackers recently snuck cryptomining code onto thousands of websites by inserting it into a third-party accessibility plug-in called Browsealoud. Web specifications designed to guard against these types of rogue actions by third-party code libraries already exist. Why aren't more sites using them?
Hackers crashed the Winter Olympics, apparently by using destructive malware dubbed "Olympic Destroyer." The attack resulted in the Pyeonchang 2018 website being offline for 12 hours and WiFi unavailable during the opening ceremony, but organizers say no competitions were disrupted.
More than 4,200 websites, some belonging to the U.S., U.K. and Australian governments, have been turning their visitors' computers into mining machines to harvest the virtual currency Monero. The security lapse continues the recent trend of cryptocurrency mining malware overtaking ransomware.
The U.S. Department of Justice, in one of its biggest-ever cybercrime disruptions, shuttered the Infraud Organization, an online forum prosecutors tied to $530 million in losses. Thirteen suspects - in Australia, France, Italy, Kosovo, Serbia, the U.K. and the U.S. - have been arrested.
A hacking team dubbed "Group 123" with apparent ties to the government of North Korea has been exploiting a zero-day vulnerability in the Flash browser plug-in, likely to hack high-value targets. Adobe has released an emergency Flash update with security fixes. Or organizations could simply stop using Flash.
The Department of Justice has charged two men, arrested in Connecticut near the scene of a jackpotting attack against a drive-up ATM, with bank fraud stemming from a malware attack. Police say they recovered $9,000 in $20 bills, as well a black box and other equipment from the suspects' car.
The booming interest and sometimes surging values of cryptocurrencies are drawing the interest of cybercriminals on a scale never seen before - including attacks aimed at trying to steal computing power to mine cryptocurrency.
Leading the latest edition of the ISMG Security Report: Inside the darknet marketplaces that serve cybercrime-as-a-service buyers and sellers. Also, why the healthcare sector remains so bad at detecting data breaches and blocking ransomware.