The Austrian construction equipment manufacturing firm Palfinger AG reports being hit with a cyberattack that has knocked the majority of its worldwide IT infrastructure offline, eliminating its ability to use email and conduct business.
When deploying automation in their security operations centers, organizations should start with "small and simple things," advises Nat Smith of Gartner, who also offers tips on retaining skilled SOC analysts.
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Security vendor SonicWall is investigating what the company calls a "coordinated attack" against its internal network by threat actors using a zero-day exploit within the company's remote access products. SonicWall is urging customers to apply temporary fixes to secure VPNs and gateways.
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.
The new Biden administration has pledged to hold Russia accountable for its recent "reckless and adversarial" actions and has ordered a full-scale intelligence review of the SolarWinds hack. The moves signal the importance of cybersecurity to President Biden's national security agenda.
Identifying and fixing security gaps in a cloud architecture may not appear very different from doing the same for on-premises environments. But there are a variety of nuanced differences that can be easy to overlook. If you fail to appreciate and account for them, these misconfigurations can cause security blind...
Microsoft researchers are offering fresh details on the SolarWinds hackers' extensive efforts to remain hidden, which gave them more time to fully penetrate systems, move laterally through networks and exfiltrate data in follow-on attacks.
What really makes a "strong" password? And why are your end-users tortured with them in the first place? How do hackers crack your passwords with ease? And what can/should you do about your authentication methods?
For decades, end-users have borne the brunt of the password tyranny, a result of the IT industries'...
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.