Written By Shane Schick

Cryptocurrency Mining Malware Infects More Than Half of Organizations Globally

A recent study found that more than half of organizations around the world experienced a cryptocurrency mining attack last month, a trend that will likely continue as the crypto gold rush gains steam.

New Cybersecurity Legislation to Penalize Companies for Data Breaches

U.S. lawmakers are calling for new cybersecurity legislation in the wake of headline-grabbing breaches.

Industrial Firms Cite Growing Complexity and Frequency of IT Security Attacks

A recent survey revealed that IT security attacks targeting the industrial sector are growing more frequent and more complex due to human error, lack of adequate security technology and other factors.

A Good Mimic Can Bypass Voice Recognition Authentication, Research Suggests

It may be easy to dupe voice recognition authentication solutions if you're a good mimic, according to experts.

Facebook Uses Artificial Intelligence Features to Improve Privacy and Reduce Catfishing

Facebook is using artificial intelligence features that will make users aware when their photos have been posted without permission.

Study: AI Assists Security Pros but Brings New Challenges

While the rise of AI has stoked fears of job loss in many industries, security professionals have something new to worry about: AI cyberattacks.

Cybersecurity Spending Poised to Rise in 2018, Gartner Reports

According to Gartner, cybersecurity spending will reach an all-time high next year as enterprises try to maintain compliance and protect their data.

Vortex and Bugware Ransomware Use Open Source Tools to Target .NET Users

Security researchers uncovered two new ransomware strains that use open source tools to minimize their victims' odds of recovering their encrypted files.

US Bill Threatens Jail Time for Failing to Disclose a Data Breach Within 30 Days

A bill proposed by members of the U.S. Senate would mandate jail time for business leaders who fail to disclose a data breach in a timely manner.

Fraudsters Use Necurs Botnet to Spread Scarab Ransomware

A group of cybercriminals used the Necurs botnet to spread Scarab ransomware to 12.5 million email accounts on Nov. 23, according to security researchers.