A group posing as the Armada Collective is threatening businesses with large-scale DDoS attacks without carrying out the attacks. So far, they’ve been paid more than $100,000.
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Most alarming is not what’s new in Verizon’s 2016 Data Breach Investigations Report, rather what’s old and still causing chaos behind corporate firewalls.
Drive-by exploits install ransomware on outdated Android devices using a stolen Hacking Team exploit and the first weaponized Towelroot attack.
Hackers behind the $81 million heist in February at Bangladesh Bank used stolen credentials to access the financial institution’s SWIFT payment system and a malware toolkit to cover their tracks.
Was the Federal Bureau of Investigation justified in paying over $1.3 million for a hacking tool that opened the iPhone 5c of San Bernardino terrorist?
A report released Thursday shines a bright light on point-of-sales system attack targeting hospitality and retail businesses that could have earned cyber crooks a $400 million payday.
In this Threatpost op-ed, Dave Dittrich and Katherine Carpenter explain the dangers of conflating measurable events, or observables, with indicators of compromise, which require context and other constructs to provide true threat intelligence.
Tibetans along with journalists and human rights workers in Hong Kong and Taiwan have been targeted in campaigns using phishing emails laced with Microsoft RTF attachments that exploit four vulnerabilities.
Cisco Talos said that 3.2 million servers are vulnerable to the JBoss flaw used as the initial point of compromise in the recent SamSam ransomware attacks.
“Double-headed beast” Trojan, GozNym, drains $4 million from banks in past two weeks.