The SolarWinds attack, which succeeded by utilizing the sunburst malware, shocked the cyber-security industry. This attack achieved persistence and was able to evade internal systems long enough to gain access to the source code of the victim.
The amount of time cybercriminals are spending inside compromised networks is dropping. But while that might sound like a positive development, one reason hackers are spending less time inside networks is because of the surge in ransomware attacks.
Cyberattacks are now the foremost risk to the global financial system, even more so than the lending and liquidity risks that led to the 2008 financial crisis, according to Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell.
Nearly 70 percent of employees polled in a new survey said they recently received cybersecurity training from their employers, yet 61 percent nevertheless failed when asked to take a basic quiz on the topic.
Unit 42 researchers analyzed network attack trends over Winter 2020 and discovered many interesting exploits in the wild. During the period of Nov. 2020 to Jan. 2021, the majority of the attacks we observed were classified as critical (75%).
Cybersecurity training startup Hack The Box has raised a Series A investment round of $10.6 million, led by Paladin Capital Group and joined by Osage University Partners, Brighteye Ventures, and existing investors Marathon Venture Capital.
A group of security researchers known as the Secret Club took to Twitter to report a remote code execution bug in the Source 3D game engine developed by Valve and used for building games with tens of millions of unique players.