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Trump Administration Slaps Sanctions on Russian Hackers, Operatives
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading
A two-pronged and mostly symbolic strategy names and shames Russia for US election-tampering and hacking of critical infrastructure.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading,
North Korea Threat Group Targeting Turkish Financial Orgs
Jai Vijayan, Freelance writer
Hidden Cobra appears to be collecting information for a later strike, McAfee says.
By Jai Vijayan Freelance writer,
SEC: Companies Must Disclose More Info on Cybersecurity Attacks & Risks
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading
New agency guidance statement also says company officials, execs can't trade stocks if they have unannounced information on a security breach at the company.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading,
7 Cryptominers & Cryptomining Botnets You Can't Ignore
Jai Vijayan, Freelance writer
Cryptominers have emerged as a major threat to organizations worldwide. Here are seven you cannot afford to ignore.
By Jai Vijayan Freelance writer,
Researcher to Release Free Attack Obfuscation Tool
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading
Cybercrime gang FIN7, aka Carbanak, spotted hiding behind another Windows function, according to research to be presented at Black Hat Asia next month.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading,
SWIFT Network Used in $2 Million Heist at Indian Bank
Dark Reading Staff,
The theft at India's City Union Bank comes on the heels of news that attackers stole $6 million from a Russian bank via SWIFT network last year.
By Dark Reading Staff ,
Siemens Leads Launch of Global Cybersecurity Initiative
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading
The new 'Charter of Trust' aims to make security a key element of the digital economy, critical infrastructure.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading,
Filing Deadline for New Infosec Law Hits NY Finance Firms Thursday
Dark Reading Staff,
Banks and financial services companies in New York must file by tomorrow to certify they are compliant with the state Department of Financial Services’ new cybersecurity regulation, 23 NYCRR 500.
By Dark Reading Staff ,
Equifax Names New CISO
Dark Reading Staff,
Former Home Depot CISO takes the reins in the wake of Equifax's massive data breach and fallout.
By Dark Reading Staff ,
Two Suspects Arrested in 'Jackpotting' Attack in Connecticut
Dark Reading Staff,
The men were charged in federal court for alleged bank fraud using malware that empties cash from ATM machines.
By Dark Reading Staff ,
Hack Costs Coincheck Cryptocurrency Exchange $530 Million
Dark Reading Staff,
Losses at Japanese exchange Coincheck surpass those of the Mt. Gox Bitcoin exchange hack in 2014, and may be largest-ever cryptocurrency theft.
By Dark Reading Staff ,
Thieves Target ATMs In First US 'Jackpotting' Attacks
Jai Vijayan, Freelance writer
Attackers have been getting ATMs to illegally dispense cash by tampering with their internal electronics, US Secret Service warns.
By Jai Vijayan Freelance writer,
RIG EK Remains Top of Heap, Turns to Cryptomining
Ericka Chickowski, Contributing Writer, Dark Reading
Popular exploit kit turns its sights to drive-by cryptomining in what security researchers believe will be a trend to follow in 2018.
By Ericka Chickowski Contributing Writer, Dark Reading,
Meltdown, Spectre Likely Just Scratch the Surface of Microprocessor Vulnerabilities
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading
There's a lot at stake when it comes to patching the hardware flaws.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading,
17 Things We Should Have Learned in 2017 But Probably Didn't
Sara Peters, Senior Editor at Dark Reading
The worm has returned and the Yahoos have all been exposed, but did 2017 teach us any genuinely new lessons we shouldn't already have known?
By Sara Peters Senior Editor at Dark Reading,
Russian-Speaking 'MoneyTaker' Group Helps Itself to Millions from US Banks
Jai Vijayan, Freelance writer
Banks in Latin America appear to be next big target, Group-IB says.
By Jai Vijayan Freelance writer,
Romanian Nationals Admit to Racketeering Conspiracy, ATM Skimming
Dark Reading Staff,
Seven Romanian nationals pleaded guilty in connection with an ATM skimming scheme and RICO conspiracy, in addition to other crimes.
By Dark Reading Staff ,
Man-in-the-Middle Flaw in Major Banking, VPN Apps Exposes Millions
Ericka Chickowski, Contributing Writer, Dark Reading
New research from University of Birmingham emphasizes importance of securing high-risk mobile apps.
By Ericka Chickowski Contributing Writer, Dark Reading,
6 Real Black Friday Phishing Lures
Dawn Kawamoto, Associate Editor, Dark Reading
As the mega-shopping day approaches, here's a look at six examples of phishing attacks - and ways to avoid taking the bait.
By Dawn Kawamoto Associate Editor, Dark Reading,
6 Steps for Sharing Threat Intelligence
Steve Zurier, Freelance Writer
Industry experts offer specific reasons to share threat information, why it's important - and how to get started.
By Steve Zurier Freelance Writer,
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