Sunburst avoided indicators of compromise with SolarWinds hack, but left breadcrumbs

To protect useful attack vectors through SolarWinds, Microsoft, and VMWare, the hackers made every effort not to reuse infrastructures or settings or to tie one stage of the attack to another.

Why North Korea Excels in Cybercrime

Although the US and the United Nations have levied sanctions meant to prevent the illegal financing of nuclear weapons, North Korea is proving to be adept at sidestepping them — and is also remarkably proficient at cybercrime.

Cybercriminals Resort to Shady Ad Practices that Rip Off Users

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A report from Group-IB revealed that classified ads scammers have earned more than $6.5 million in 2020, from buyers in a widespread operation dubbed Classiscam.

Retail and hospitality sector fixing software flaws at a faster rate than others

The retail and hospitality sector is fixing software flaws at a faster rate than five other sectors, a recent Veracode analysis of more than 130,000 applications reveals.

Organizations struggle to maintain application security across platforms

Organizations are struggling to maintain application security across multiple platforms, and are also losing visibility with the emergence of new architectures and adoption of APIs, Radware reveals.

Breach Data Shows Attackers Switched Gears in 2020

In the year 2020, cyber attackers focused more on ransomware, while the consolidation of data into large databases led to fewer reported breaches but more records leaked.

Imminent Joker’s Stash demise likely to spawn growth to rival cybercrime forums

Carders, fraudsters, and other cybercriminals will be quick to migrate to other nefarious platforms if the Joker’s Stash closes as promised next month, according to cyber experts.

How asset management companies are vulnerable to ransomware and phishing attacks

Asset and wealth management (AWM) companies play an important role in handling finances and investments for different clients throughout the world, which makes them tempting targets for hackers.

Israeli cybersecurity firms raised record $2.9 billion in 2020 amid pandemic

Israel’s cybersecurity industry accounted for 31% of global investments in the sector in 2020, putting the nation in second place after the US, the National Cyber Directorate said.

COVID-19 Phishing Lures Still Working for Cyber Adversaries

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The COVID-19 related phishing attempts have evolved over time. Besides leaking patients' lab results online, hackers are now manipulating stolen vaccine data from Pfizer and BioNTech.

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