National ransomware epidemic hits municipalities, school districts and local government agencies with 621 attacks recorded this year. Things are so bad that U.S. is drafting new legislation to prevent, mitigate and respond to future attacks.
Bad bots account for 30% of internet traffic and are increasingly used in account takeover and API attacks, while human traffic fell to an 8-year low of just over half of all internet traffic.
Suspected Russian and Turkish attackers accuse account owners of copyright infringement, direct them to phishing pages to compromise accounts before demanding ransom from hacked Instagram account owners to restore access.
Surveyed organizations reporting a 61% drop in ransomware attacks but the average cost of ransomware attacks remains high, even as study shows increasing complacency among organizations in keeping vital safety measures in place.
Indian government has cited national security as the reason for banning 59 Chinese apps, including popular apps such as TikTok, UC Browser and Clash of Kings.
NIST’s Guide to a Secure Enterprise Network Landscape released in November 2022 examines the shift from on-premise networks to multiple cloud servers. Although the guide doesn’t address SaaS applications directly many of the principles it discusses can be applied to the SaaS ecosystem.
DoppelPaymer ransomware successfully breached the network of Digital Management Inc. and gained access to the NASA contractor's records, including HR documents and project plans.
Fraudsters stole cryptocurrency from 6,000 users in a Coinbase hack attributed to a multi-factor authentication flaw that allowed them to exploit the account recovery process.
Hackers breached UScellular’s retail CRM software and accessed customer data, including PIN and CPNI, and ported some subscribers’ mobile phone numbers to a different carrier.
Most businesses are more vulnerable to emerging risks such as malware and ransomware attacks than traditional threats yet there are coverages gaps in their cyber insurance policy.