Researchers at the security firm Netlab have identified a previously undocumented botnet dubbed "Matryosh" that is targeting vulnerable Android devices to help build its network so it can conduct distributed denial-of-service attacks.
SpyCloud has fresh research into account takeover trends and finds that attacks have recently spiked by 300%. Chip Witt explains the trends behind the stats and offers insight into what enterprises often are overlooking in their ATO prevention strategies.
In the era of “Verify, then trust,” identity proofing becomes the key challenge for enterprises to meet. Matt Johnson of TransUnion dives into the myths and realities behind such topics as biometrics, authentication and national ID programs.
New Zealand’s financial regulator has issued a searing report about IT security failures at NZX, the country’s stock exchange, that contributed to a disruptive DDoS attack. The regulator says NZX had inadequate IT security and failed to prepare for DDoS attacks.
Kevin O'Brien, CEO and co-founder of GreatHorn, often asks business leaders about their email security, and they say "It's OK." But what's not "OK" is that these defenses are leaving enterprises wide open to vulnerabilities that adversaries are exploiting.
It's an increasingly common story: Live Oak Bank was growing its cloud footprint and had specific needs for a cloud security provider. Bank CISO Thomas Hill is joined by Orca Security CEO Avi Shua to detail the case study and key lessons learned.
Threat actors behind a distributed denial-of-service campaign targeted the same set of victims again after the organizations refused to pay the initial ransom demand, a new report by security firm Radware finds.
Researchers at Check Point Research are tracking a new botnet dubbed "FreakOut" that's targeting vulnerabilities in Linux systems. The malware is creating a malicious network that has the potential to launch DDoS attacks.
The "remote workforce" of 2020 is gone. Now we're talking about the new, permanent "branch office" - and it comes with its own unique set of cybersecurity concerns, says Derek Manky of FortiGuard Labs. He discusses new social engineering trends and how to respond.
Citrix is urging customers to implement a newly provided enhancement to its ADC and Gateway devices that is designed to block attackers from abusing the Datagram Transport Layer Security, or DTLS, protocol to amplify distributed denial-of-service attacks.
Citrix is warning its customers that attackers are taking advantage of the company's ADC products to conduct and amplify DDoS attacks, according to a notification published by the firm. A permanent fix to address this security issue won't be available until January.