FEC: Campaigns Can Use Discounted Cybersecurity Services

FEC: Campaigns Can Use Discounted Cybersecurity Services

The U.S. Federal Election Commission (FEC) said today companies can offer discounted cybersecurity services to political campaigns without running afoul of existing campaign finance laws, provided they already do the same for ...
Who’s Behind the GandCrab Ransomware?

Who’s Behind the GandCrab Ransomware?

The crooks behind an affiliate program that paid cybercriminals to install the destructive and wildly successful GandCrab ransomware strain announced on May 31, 2019 they were terminating the program after allegedly having ...
Report: No ‘Eternal Blue’ Exploit Found in Baltimore City Ransomware

Report: No ‘Eternal Blue’ Exploit Found in Baltimore City Ransomware

For almost the past month, key computer systems serving the government of Baltimore, Md. have been held hostage by a ransomware strain known as "Robbinhood." Media publications have cited sources saying the ...

NY Investigates Exposure of 885 Million Mortgage Documents

New York regulators are investigating a weakness that exposed 885 million mortgage records at First American Financial Corp. [NYSE:FAF] as the first test of the state's strict new cybersecurity regulation. That measure, ...
Canada Uses Civil Anti-Spam Law in Bid to Fine Malware Purveyors

Canada Uses Civil Anti-Spam Law in Bid to Fine Malware Purveyors

Canadian government regulators are using the country's powerful new anti-spam law to pursue hefty fines of up to a million dollars against Canadian citizens suspected of helping to spread malicious software ...
Should Failing Phish Tests Be a Fireable Offense?

Should Failing Phish Tests Be a Fireable Offense?

Would your average Internet user would be any more vigilant against phishing scams if he or she faced the real possibility of losing their job after falling for one too many of ...
Account Hijacking Forum OGusers Hacked

Account Hijacking Forum OGusers Hacked

Ogusers[.]com -- a forum popular among people involved in hijacking online accounts and conducting SIM swapping attacks to seize control over victims' phone numbers -- has itself been hacked, exposing the email ...
Credit Union Sues Fintech Giant Fiserv Over Security Claims

Credit Union Sues Fintech Giant Fiserv Over Security Claims

A Pennsylvania credit union is suing financial industry technology giant Fiserv, alleging that "baffling" security vulnerabilities in the company's software are "wreaking havoc" on its customers. The credit union said the investigation ...
Data: E-Retail Hacks More Lucrative Than Ever

Data: E-Retail Hacks More Lucrative Than Ever

For many years and until quite recently, credit card data stolen from online merchants has been worth far less in the cybercrime underground than cards pilfered from hacked brick-and-mortar stores. But new ...
Who’s Behind the RevCode WebMonitor RAT?

Who’s Behind the RevCode WebMonitor RAT?

The owner of a Swedish company behind a popular remote administration tool (RAT) implicated in thousands of malware attacks shares the same name as a Swedish man who pleaded guilty in 2015 ...
Loading...