This updated trojan malware campaign targets fintech and cryptocurrency trading companies

Cyberattack attempts to deploy the keylogging, screenshot-taking, password-stealing Cardinal RAT malware.

Leak Reveals Iran’s Wildest Hacker Crew Stole 13,000 Passwords From 98 Organizations

Earlier this month, a prolific hacking group said to be sponsored by Iran had its cyber arsenal leaked. A bundle of tools and target information belonging to the crew, dubbed OilRig, were thrown up on the web for all and sundry to see, marking the most significant leak of Iran's cyber weaponry to date.

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New Golang malware plays the Linux field in quest for cryptocurrency

A new form of malware has been spotted in the wild by cybersecurity companies which say the code's main focus is the fraudulent mining of the Monero (XMR) cryptocurrency.

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People increasingly trust machines more than humans to manage cyber-security

More than a quarter of 10,000 respondents to a global survey said they would rather have their cyber-security managed by artificial intelligence than human operatives - but didn't understand how AI works.

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Cybersecurity Should Be Handled by Law Enforcement and Government, Report

A quarter (25%) of survey respondents feel cybersecurity should be the responsibility of law enforcement, and 28% feel it is down to the government, according to a report by Palo Alto Networks.

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Palo Alto's Unit 42 discovered 10 'Important' Microsoft bugs

All but one of the bugs were remote code execution (RCE) flaws - the exception was an escalation of privilege vulnerability bug caused by a Windows Error Reporting Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability

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MyDoom: The 15-year-old malware that's still being used in phishing attacks in 2019

A decade-and-a-half from when it emerged and held the title of the most destructive computer virus of all time, MyDoom still persists.

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Mirai botnet successor emerges

Mirai, the dreaded IoT botnet that had caused quite a few headaches to businesses worldwide, has a spiritual successor that not only employs similar strategies but also builds upon this to become even more deadly.

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Large firms look to zero-trust security to reduce cyber risk

In the face of increasing cyber breach risk as organisations move to hybrid multi-cloud IT environments, just over half of large firms in Europe are planning a zero-trust approach to security

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Misconfigured container services are a security risk

Researchers at Palo Alto Networks have released details of the scale of misconfigured and exposed container services putting organisations at risk of cyber attack

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Researchers Find 40,000+ Containers Exposed Online

Researchers have discovered over 40,000 Kubernetes and Docker container hosting devices exposed to the public internet through misconfigurations.

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More than 40,000 Kubernetes and Docker containers discoverable on the internet - with many exposing personal data

One simple misconfiguration will expose enterprise apps and databases, warns Unit42

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2019 SC Awards

Thank you to everyone who entered this year's SC Awards Europe 2019, and congratulations to all the finalists, commended and winners.

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Cybersecurity: You're probably over-confident about your defences or under-prepared for a breach

In an age of seemingly ever increasing hacks and data breaches, what counts as enough when it comes to protecting yourself online?

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Phishing alert: Hacking gang turns to new tactics in malware campaign

Security company warns 'SilverTerrier' group poses a threat to businesses.

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Zero trust: A 21st century security model

Traditional corporate security models date back to a time when there were fewer, lower-level threats, but a zero trust model is better suited to the 21st century, according to the originator of the idea

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Leak Reveals Iran’s Wildest Hacker Crew Stole 13,000 Passwords From 98 Organizations

Earlier this month, a prolific hacking group said to be sponsored by Iran had its cyber arsenal leaked. A bundle of tools and target information belonging to the crew, dubbed OilRig, were thrown up on the web for all and sundry to see, marking the most significant leak of Iran's cyber weaponry to date.

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Scammers Hack GoDaddy Accounts To Send Spam For Shady Products

To beat the spam filters, the scammers came up with devious solution: They've been breaking into legitimate web hosting accounts on GoDaddy to help them serve up messages promoting websites offering snake oil products.

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WordPress Social Warfare plugin vulnerabilities abused in the wild

About 42,000 websites have not updated to the latest version of the Social Warfare WordPress plugin, leaving themselves open to a pair of vulnerabilities that are being exploited in the wild.

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Mirai developers target embedded systems processors

Security researchers have discovered new variants of the Mirai malware targeting different processor architectures.

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The top 10 biggest cyber security stories in March

UK government warning over Huawei, China's surveillance state laid bare, 4G security flaws and industrial ransomware

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Zero trust: The strategic approach to stop data breaches

Zero Trust is a cybersecurity model with a very simple premise: eliminate the concept of “trust” from your network.

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Norsk Hydro: true motivation? chance of recovery? LockerGoga key?

Norsk Hydro may have lost £30m following the LockerGoga ransomware attack and there's speculation about the chance of recovery, the true motivation of the attack, and the existence of a kill switch.

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Security challenge is to move as fast as the business

Adapting security to the pace at which the business is moving is one of the biggest challenges facing infosec professionals in the cloud era, says Palo Alto Networks

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Digital Darwinism unkind to those who wait, says Palo Alto

As business-driven digital transformation, including the move to cloud, continues apace, companies need to rethink their approach to how they deploy and consume security, or risk being left behind

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Celebrate! SC Awards Europe 2019 shortlist announced today

Finalists for the SC Awards Europe 2019 are announced today. Best Security Company contenders are: Digital Shadows; Palo Alto Networks; Kaspersky Lab; CyberArk; Sophos; F-Secure. Best .......

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New Mirai malware targets enterprise IoT devices

Security researchers have discovered a new variant of the Mirai IoT malware that’s targeting enterprise-focused devices rather than vulnerable consumer IoT devices.

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This updated trojan malware campaign targets fintech and cryptocurrency trading companies

Cyberattack attempts to deploy the keylogging, screenshot-taking, password-stealing Cardinal RAT malware.

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Mirai botnet returns with sights set on enterprise IoT devices

Malware was responsible for some of the biggest DDoS attacks ever seen

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Mächtiges Botnet Mirai greift im Netz wieder an

Das gefährliche Botnet Mirai ist in einer neuen Variante im Netz aufgetaucht und kann jetzt mehr Geräte als zuvor bedrohen. Davor warnt die Cybersicherheitsfirma Palo Alto Networks, deren Gruppe „Unit 42“ den Virus entdeckte.

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Devastating Mirai variant is back on the hunt for businesses to infect

Security researchers have found a new variant of the malicious botnet that grounded some of the world's biggest tech companies

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New Mirai Variant Targets Enterprise Networks

Researchers have uncovered a new version of Mirai, the internet-of-things botnet notorious for taking down a number of major sites in 2016, with features that target enterprise networks.

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