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LockFile ransomware uses intermittent encryption to evade detection.
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Accessed on 02 September 2021, 2115 UTC.
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The Personal Information Protection Law will force global companies doing business in China to be more careful with cross-border flow of personal information.
Technology, financial, and education leaders commit to a wide range of initiatives to enhance the nation’s cybersecurity posture in collaboration with the Biden Administration.
This new, aggressive ransomware group also uses Cobalt Strike to move laterally across the network.
New research identifies four emerging ransomware groups currently affecting organizations and that show signs of becoming bigger threats in the future.
Research warns consumer-grade services can undermine risk assessment of corporate networks amid remote working as Houdini malware spoofs devices to exfiltrate data.
It’s not the IoT vendors’ fault. Lack of a cryptographically secure pseudo-random number generator subsystem for the internet of things devices will be vulnerable.
IIS malware presents diverse, persistent, and growing threats from old and new threat actors.
Experts argue that Apple is clearing a path for governments to gain access to their citizens’ data–essentially an encryption backdoor.
The new initiative aims to provide organizations with unprecedented levels of information and context with an initial focus on ransomware and incident response for cloud providers.
The guidance seeks to educate IT administrators about cloud security risks and best practices for implementing and maintaining Kubernetes.
Critical vulnerabilities potentially affect millions of devices, but finding and patching them will be difficult.
Multiple vulnerabilities could allow persistent take-over and ransom demands by attackers.
The White House initiatives and expected passage of the US infrastructure plan will set new cybersecurity standards for critical infrastructure, provide money to state and local governments.
Praying Mantis group is likely a nation-state actor that uses custom malware and is adept at avoiding detection.
The new bills, many with bi-partisan support, aim to increase cybersecurity funding, improve breach reporting, investigate cryptocurrencies, and more.
Despite best efforts to track software dependencies, blind spots still exist leading to silent vulnerabilities in software.
The European Commission has set out new legislative proposals to make crypto transfers more traceable. While the plans will close some existing loopholes, the impact on cybercrime is likely to be minimal, experts say.
Experts applaud the agency’s new, detailed security requirements for US pipeline operators but question how they will be enforced or monitored.