Web hosting firm XBT/Webzilla's infrastructure was used to attack the U.S. Democratic Party and for 2016 election interference, a former National Security Council official said in a court report filed as part of a since-dismissed defamation lawsuit over the Steele dossier's release.
North Korea's cybercrime capabilities have given the country the ability to flaunt international sanctions by allowing the regime to steal millions in currency not only from banks but also from cryptocurrency exchanges, according to a report from the United Nation's Security Council.
The former CEO of what was once the world's most popular bitcoin exchange, Mt. Gox, will not serve prison time. Mark Karpelès was sentenced Friday to two and a half years in prison on one charge of falsifying data, but the sentence was suspended. He was cleared of embezzlement and fraud charges.
Machine learning systems adapt their behavior on the basis of a feedback loop, so they can overlearn and develop blind spots, which if not understood by practitioners can lead to dangerous situations, says Sam Curry of Cybereason.
Getting a telemetry stream back from applications can help organizations to "adjust much more quickly to see how practical attacks are happening on the endpoint and then go to mitigate," says Aaron Lint of Arxan.
Criminals wielding a new strain of ransomware called Cr1ptT0r are targeting network-attached storage users. The campaign was first discovered in February after owners of D-Link network storage enclosures reported that their devices were being crypto-locked.
In the wake of the EU's GDPR and other legislation, privacy suddenly is the hot topic within enterprises and governments alike. A panel of experts discusses the privacy imperative and what it means for security.
More than half of 250 anti-virus applications available in Google's Play Store offer insufficient protection against malicious software, according to a new study by testing firm AV Comparatives. One clear takeaway for all Android anti-virus users: Select products carefully.
Broadcom acquired CA. AlienVault became AT&T Cybersecurity. These are just two of the deals that headlined in 2018. What does the 2019 market hold? Brad Topchick, managing director of Mooreland Partners, shares insights.
Security has the opportunity - or challenge - to help drive digital transformation within the enterprise. Al Ghous of GE Digital describes how security leaders can maximize their influence and avoid potholes.
According to some researchers, up to 61 percent of recent data breaches were a result of a third-party vulnerability. Matan Or-El, CEO of Panorays, discusses the weakest links of supply chain security and how to strengthen them with automated tools.
CenturyLink has opened Black Lotus Labs, which focuses on threat research used to share information with customers as well as initiate takedowns of networks used to support cybercrime activities, says Peter Brecl, a director at the company.
Facebook's data deals continue to be probed. A criminal investigation of Facebook by federal prosecutors in New York has resulted in records being subpoenaed "from at least two prominent makers of smartphones and other devices," the New York Times reports.