Despite the recent leak of internal communications and code from the Conti ransomware group, the criminal enterprise appears to have continued operations without breaking stride, in part thanks to constant innovation, security researchers report.
Has the notorious REvil ransomware operation come back? Former developers may have restarted the server and data leak site. The original Happy Blog leak site began redirecting to the new blog, which lists both old and seemingly new victims, including Oil India Limited.
The latest edition of the ISMG Security Report analyzes how the U.S. government is offering a reward of up to $5 million for information to help it disrupt the illicit flow of funds to North Korea. The report also examines approaches to enhance banks' cyber defenses and U.S. regulatory trends.
Recent security incidents involving third-party software, including Okta and Log4j, underscore the importance of healthcare entities taking steps to enhance their vendor risk management programs, says Chris Frenz, assistant vice president of IT security at Mount Sinai South Nassau.
More than 670,000 individuals have been affected by two 2021 hacking incidents that were only recently reported to federal regulators. The breaches involve healthcare software and billing services firm Adaptive Health Integrations and urgent care provider Urgent Team Holdings.
Federal authorities are warning the healthcare and public health sectors of aggressive, financially motivated attacks by the Hive ransomware group, which has been linked to a number of attacks on healthcare sector entities. Some security experts are urging such entities to fortify their defenses.
The British government has been alerted multiple times in recent years that officials' smartphones appeared to have been infected with spyware built by Israel's NSO Group, as part of nation-state espionage campaigns targeting Britain, human rights watchdog Citizen Lab says.
The Conti ransomware gang has claimed responsibility for the March 31 cyberattack on German wind turbine manufacturer Nordex, which was forced to turn off its IT systems at multiple locations across several business units. The Russia-linked threat group has added Nordex as a victim on its leak site.
New guidance provides healthcare entities and medical device makers a jump-start for negotiating critical cybersecurity issues pertaining to procurement contracts, says Jim Jacobson of device manufacturer Siemens Healthineers, co-chair of an industry group that developed the contract template.
New legislation mandating cyber incident reporting for critical infrastructure providers within 72 hours, and the reporting of ransom payments within 24 hours, is "groundbreaking," says former National Security Agency deputy commander Tim Kosiba, CEO of security firm bracket f.
Microsoft says it has seized control of 65 domains that the ZLoader gang has been using to grow, control and communicate with its botnet. ZLoader, a descendant of the ubiquitous Zeus banking malware, is run by a global, internet-based, organized crime gang operating malware as a service.
U.S. government agencies, including the Department of Energy, CISA, the NSA and the FBI issued a joint cybersecurity advisory about advanced persistent threat actors using new tools and malwares to target industrial control systems and supervisory control and data acquisition devices.
Accenture's new ransomware report reveals key challenges in executing an effective communications plan. Robert Boyce, managing director of global cyber response, discusses why existing recovery strategies aren't enough and offers practical steps for managing a ransomware response.
The latest edition of the ISMG Security Report analyzes the latest cyberthreats to the energy sector as Russia's invasion of Ukraine continues. It also examines best practices for Customer Identity and Access Management and how healthcare institutions can sharpen their defense strategies.
Researchers say five critical vulnerabilities in certain mobile hospital robots - if exploited - could allow hackers to interfere with delivery of medication and supplies, elevator operation and patient privacy. Some experts say the situation is a reminder of commonly overlooked IoT device risks.