The 10th annual IRISSCERT Cyber Crime Conference, to be held Thursday in Dublin, promises to round up crime trends and also offer updates on incident response lessons learned, spam fighting and even cybersecurity essentials for children.
Attackers are using a wider range of more sophisticated methods to infiltrate vulnerable systems. And although news of external breaches often dominates headlines, organizations must also be able to defend against insider threats. Many organizations have built an entire ecosystem to look for suspicious external...
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Mexico's central bank says attackers attempted to hack its interbank electronic transfer system, but says no client money was lost. It's activated "contingency measures" at the targeted banks and says payment transfers could slow as a result.
Drawing participants from healthcare, communication, transportation, finance, and many other industries, the 2018 State of IBM i Security Study analyzed 158 servers.
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A handful of popular music videos published on YouTube were defaced on Tuesday, with two hackers claiming credit. But Google, which owns YouTube, says that tampering didn't occur directly on its platform.
Malaysia's central bank, Bank Negara Malaysia, says it detected and successfully blocked an attack that attempted to steal funds via fraudulent SWIFT interbank money-moving messages. The attack against BNM led the central bank of the Philippines to issue an alert to banks in that country.
A U.S. power company, unnamed by regulators, has been fined a record $2.7 million for violating energy sector cybersecurity regulations after sensitive data - including cryptographic information for usernames and passwords - was exposed online for 70 days.
Whoever unleashed malware built to disrupt last month's Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, designed it to look like it had been executed by a group of hackers tied to North Korea. But researchers at the security firm Kaspersky Lab say any such attribution would be false.
Anyone who dined out at one of 166 Applebee's restaurants in 15 states may have had their payment card details compromised by point-of-sale malware infections that began in November 2017, RMH Franchise Holdings warns.
An analysis of a massive 8.8 GB trove of files containing usernames and plaintext passwords suggests hundreds of services may have experienced unreported or undiscovered data breaches. Data breach expert Troy Hunt says the trove of 80 million records appears to contain fresh data.
Information security truisms: 2017 was the year of more cybersecurity - more attacks, more spending, more defenses, more breaches - and 2018 will see more of everything "cyber," plus GDPR enforcement, proxy wars online and more.
Under bipartisan legislation introduced in the Senate, federal authorities would share classified cyber threat information with state election officials. The bill also would provide grants to states to support election security efforts.