Microsoft has disrupted the operation of one of the most notorious cybercrime botnets and named a Crimean hacker as an alleged perpetrator behind the distribution of ransomware to the network of infected machines.
Microsoft on Tuesday issued a warning for an in-the-wild zero-day attack hitting Windows users and raised eyebrows when it credited the U.S. government National Security Agency (NSA) with reporting the live exploitation.
Adobe’s security update engine revved into overdrive this month with the release of patches for at least 78 documented software vulnerabilities, some serious enough to expose corporate customers to remote code execution attacks.
OpenSSH has joined the high-stakes fight to protect data from quantum computers.
The latest version of the widely used encryption and connectivity tool has been fitted with new features to prevent “capture now, decrypt later” attacks linked to advancements in quantum computing.
An energy provider in Ukraine was recently targeted with a new piece of malware designed to cause damage by manipulating industrial control systems (ICS).
The attack, which targeted high-voltage electrical substations, has been analyzed by Ukraine’s Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-UA), cybersecurity firm ESET, and Microsoft.
The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has given federal agencies three weeks to patch a WatchGuard firewall vulnerability exploited in attacks linked to a Russian state-sponsored threat actor. While the US government has known about the exploitation of this flaw for several months, federal agencies are apparently only now being told to patch it.
Scope Security has announced the sudden passing of its founder and CEO Mike Murray, a longtime practitioner and executive who was deeply embedded in the cybersecurity industry.
The healthcare security startup said Murray passed away on April 6. He was 46.
Private equity firm Thoma Bravo’s deep push into the cybersecurity market continued Monday with the announcement of plans to spend $6.9 billion to acquire identity and access management powerhouse SailPoint.
Threat Fabric security researchers have analyzed an Android banking trojan that allows its operators to perform on-device fraud.