North Korea has generated an estimated $2 billion for its weapons of mass destruction programs using "widespread and increasingly sophisticated" cyberattacks to steal from banks and cryptocurrency exchanges, according to a confidential U.N. report seen by Reuters on Monday.
In late May 2018, security researchers announced that specific consumer-grade electronic devices had been infected by a type of malware referred to as the VPNFilter. Only a couple of days after this information was disclosed, several agencies of the United States Government issued a warning to users of these compromised devices, strongly advising them of
Capital One, the Virginia-based bank with a popular credit card business, announced Monday that a hacker had accessed about 100 million credit card applications, and investigators say thousands of Social Security and bank account numbers were also taken.
The revelation brings to five the number of groups tracked by Dragos that go after the oil and gas sector, highlighting the growing interest shown by well-resourced hackers in probing the industrial control systems (ICS) that underpin energy infrastructure. Oil and gas companies move markets and are strategic national assets, giving cyber operatives plenty
Researchers have discovered a malware campaign targeting Japan and combining phishing, steganography, PowerShell, and the URLZone and Ursnif malwares.
The Air Force is investigating the Navy for a cyber intrusion into its network, according to a memo obtained by Military Times.
Watch the companion video podcast to this report to learn more about the significance and the attack vectors of data manipulation. https://www.csiac.org/podcast/data-manipulation Confidentiality, Integrity and Availability In terms of cybersecurity, the Confidentiality, Integrity and Availability, also known as the CIA Triad, is a benchmark model for the
A trio of critical zero-day vulnerabilities in WordPress plugins has exposed 160,000 websites to attacks after a security researcher publicly disclosed the flaws before patches were made available.
Attacks against Internet of Things (IoT) devices and networks have been escalating throughout 2018 with 32.7 million IoT attacks having been detected during last year by SonicWall, while phishing saw a decrease in volume with most of the attacks being targeted.
Cybercriminals are becoming more clever every year when it comes to exploiting the trust of social media users and this translates into increased earnings, with malicious activities targeting social media platforms netting criminals roughly $3.25 billion per year.