The evolution of the new and difficult-to-detect category of fileless malware may soon take an insidious turn with the development of what some researchers are calling vaporworms.
Security researchers report that the newest version of NRSMiner crypto-mining malware is causing problems for companies that haven't patched the EternalBlue exploit.
When he's not helping clients stay on top of cloud security, Andi Hudson is reaching out to schools to spread awareness about careers in technology and the importance of data privacy.
Researchers uncovered a spam campaign that threatened to unleash the devastating WannaCry ransomware on unsuspecting victims who failed to pay a fee of roughly $650 by June 22, 2018.
Governments must embrace an immune system approach centered on security intelligence to stay ahead of advanced cyberthreats looking to breach the ever-widening perimeter of smart cities.
Eighty-five percent of security professionals believe cybersecurity threats will lead to an attack on major critical infrastructure within the next five years, according to a recent survey.
Although major, widespread campaigns such as WannaCry drove a 415 percent increase in ransomware attacks last year, recent research revealed that the threat vector is fading in 2018. F-Secure’s “The Changing State of Ransomware”...
Ransomware was the most prevalent variety of malware in 2017, according to Verizon's "2018 Data Breach Investigations Report."
According to a recent survey, less than 30 percent of IT security executives said they would be able to prevent ransomware attacks such as WannaCry and Petya.
A widespread ransomware attack such as WannaCry can cause problems for any business. For a health care organization, it can cause an utter catastrophe.