ZDNet RSS Feed:
- Most victims are from the enterprise and are expected to pay an average ransom of $85,000.
- An odd vigilante campaign is preventing victims from accessing pirate content online.
- The exposure is another example of misconfiguration that can impact security.
- The bug allowed users to view content without following an account.
- Updated: First American has agreed to a penalty of close to half a million dollars.
Dark Reading RSS Feed:
- Ransomware has been a problem for decades, so why is government just now beginning to address it?
- Tactic continues recent trend by attackers to use trusted cloud services to send and host malicious content.
- Research reports highlight growing concerns around insider negligence that leads to data breaches.
- Billions of records were found exposed this week due to unprotected databases owned by major corporations and third-party providers.
Packetstorm RSS Feed:
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Threatpost RSS Feed:
- An unsophisticated campaign shows that the pandemic still has long legs when it comes to being social-engineering bait.
- … until you reset network settings and stop connecting to a weirdly named network, that is. FUD is spreading. iOS Wi-Fi demolition is not.
- What's the low-hanging fruit for ransomware attackers? What steps could help to fend them off, and what’s stopping organizations from implementing those steps?
- This is the fourth time in a bit over a year that Carnival’s admitted to breaches, with two of them being ransomware attacks.
- Troy Gill, manager of security research at Zix, discusses the most common ways sensitive data is scooped up by nefarious sorts.