As the massive ESXiArgs ransomware campaign continues to target unpatched VMware ESXi hypervisors, cybersecurity experts have released a script that can decrypt at least some affected virtual machines. Ransomware trackers count at least 2,803 victims, primarily in France, the U.S. and Germany.
The last number of years have posed a lot of challenges for IT teams. As organizations continue to undergo digital transformation, alignment of application, network, and security efforts will be key to supporting the next-gen workforce and agile business model. This will call for a flexible and reusable security...
APIs represent the best and worst of times - "massive amounts of business value, but massive amounts of unmitigated risk," says Richard Bird, CSO, Traceable AI. In the past year, misconfigured or error-prone APIs resulted in high-profile breaches at Twitter and T-Mobile. He sees more on the horizon.
The aim of AI in EDR solutions is to streamline the process to ensure humans are able to consume and understand the data in order to respond well, says Serge Woon, worldwide tech sales leader and co-founder at ReaQta, part of IBM. In this roundtable preview, he explains why AI is so crucial to EDR.
Security practitioners are putting cognitive psychology and customer experience at the forefront of new product development in a push for usability, says Trusona's Kevin Goldman. Getting user experience designers familiar with products allows them to speak meaningfully with the security team.
Holding cryptocurrencies in anything but a memory drive inside a box shielded with a Faraday cage seemed to tempt fate during 2022. And for that - apart from the outright alleged larceny behind the collapse of FTX - the cryptocurrency world can in large measure finger DeFi platforms.
A massive automated ransomware campaign is targeting VMware ESXi hypervisors worldwide, warns CERT-FR, the French government's computer emergency readiness team that's part of the National Cybersecurity Agency of France. VMware is advising customers to patch affected servers and scan for malware.
Proofpoint has focused on preventing cyberattacks, but customers have increasingly asked for help with blocking lateral movement from compromised identities, says CEO Ashan Willy. Acquiring Illusive in December will help Proofpoint block identity attack paths when a user is compromised.
The cloud security landscape has long been fragmented, and different vendors attempt to separately address containers, serverless and vulnerabilities, says Wiz CEO Assaf Rappaport. Consolidating detection, vulnerability and misconfiguration data in a single place reduces the noise for clients.
According to ACSC, one quarter of cybersecurity incidents in Australia happened due to critical infrastructure, which has put Australia’s essential services at a heightened risk.
This case study dives into an in-depth analysis on what happens when a water management facility –classified as critical...
In FY22 about 447 Ransomware incidents were reported in Australia. According to ACSC though they were less than last year the attacks were ‘significantly underreported’, especially by victims who pay the ransom.
Automation with AI and Machine Learning, helps security teams to detect and remediate sophisticated...
Criminals lately have been prioritizing two types of attacks: exploiting Remote Desktop Protocol and penetrating cloud databases. So warns cyber insurer Coalition, based on analyzing in-the-wild attacks seen in 2022 via underwriting and claims data, scans of IP addresses and honeypots.
As per ACSC, in the 2021-22 financial year (FY22), they have received over 76,000 cybercrime reports. That is one report every seven minutes (or over 200 reported cyber incidents every day).
Australian security teams must exercise caution when relying on legacy protection methods like antiviruses. A modern...
Another day, another crypto hack: A hacker on Wednesday exploited a smart contract vulnerability on a decentralized platform to steal cryptocurrency. The attacker got away with either $120 million or $1 million, depending on whom you ask. It's complicated.
A Scottish school system decided not to use facial recognition in its secondary school cafeterias after international outcry. The U.K. Information Commissioner's Office said Tuesday that the North Ayrshire Council failed to obtain freely given consent for the system.