State-sponsored threat actors and sophisticated attacks are often in the spotlight. Indeed, their innovative techniques, advanced malware platforms and 0-day exploit chains capture our collective imagination. Yet these groups still aren’t likely to be a part of the risk model at most companies, nor should they be. Businesses today are faced with an array of…
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Joseph Sullivan allegedly paid off $100K to the hackers responsible for a 2016 data breach, which exposed PII of 57 million passengers and drivers.
The lawsuit alleged that the IBM-owned Weather Channel mobile app did not let users know it was selling their geolocation data.
The group has added a management console and a USB worming function to its main malware, Crimson RAT.
The unscheduled security update addresses two “important”-severity flaws in Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012.
The proposed law comes as police departments around the country for their use of facial recognition to identify allegedly violent Black Lives Matter protesters.
Cisco has issued a fix for a critical flaw in its Virtual Wide Area Application Services (vWAAS), software for optimizing WAN on virtual private cloud infrastructure.