Phishing

GandCrab attackers exploit recently patched Confluence vulnerability

If your company uses Confluence, make sure you have the latest available patches for this vulnerability.

Cisco Talos details exceptionally dangerous DNS hijacking attack

Cisco Talos says state-sponsored attackers are battering DNS to gain access to sensitive networks and systems.

Wipro breach highlights third-party risk from large IT services providers

After outsourcing giant Wipro suffered a phishing incident, attackers used its email system to target the company’s customers. The breach demonstrates the dangers of supply chain and third party risk.

Security investigator confronts Wipro on breach incident during investors’ call

Cybersecurity investigator Brian Krebs put Wipro in a tough spot by bringing up a critical data breach in the midst of a quarterly earnings call. Wipro called the incident a zero-day attack and has employed a forensic investigator to probe the incident.

Google, Hyperledger launch online identity management tools

The new tools enable mobile-based options for employees to sign into corporate applications or create self-sovereign identities, access to which they control.

Your Outlook may be hacked; Microsoft confirms breach

Around late Friday evening, Microsoft announced a data breach that resulted from a Microsoft technical support agent’s credentials being compromised.

Cyber espionage shows no signs of slowing down: Michael Sentonas, CrowdStrike

The bears, pandas, kittens and chollimas are out in the open, and the military top-brass is apprehensive. Michael Sentonas, VP of Technology Strategy at CrowdStrike, gives us a dekko at the cyber espionage threat landscape.

Google expands cloud security capabilities, including simpler configuration

New tools and services will help make it easier for enterprises to manage security with Google products as well as with Amazon and in their own private clouds and applications.

Nine out of ten critical infra establishments hit by cyber attacks: Ponemon

Security professionals in critical infra sectors across six countries revealed that 90 percent of them were hit by a cyber attack at some point in time, according to Ponemon Institute's latest research. We take a look at some of the most infamous ones.

The 6 biggest ransomware attacks of the last 5 years

The biggest ransomware attacks illustrate how this particularly nasty genre of attack software has grown from a curiosity and an annoyance to a major crisis.

Toyota reports yet another data breach; 3.1 million customer accounts exposed

Japanese automaker, Toyota, announced on Saturday that a data breach resulted in the data of 3.1 million customers being compromised. This is in fact the second data breach the company faced in the last five weeks. 

Managing cybersecurity risks with threat intelligence: Kaspersky Lab

At CISO summit, Kaspersky labs explains why it’s important to have 360-degree view of tactics and tools to maintain immunity towards unseen cyber-attacks.