NEWS ARTICLES

Boards taking more cyber seriously, driven by regulatory requirements, report finds

Boards taking more cyber seriously, driven by regulatory requirements, report finds

A Bay Dynamics report found that 30 percent of board members now give cyber high priority, compared to just seven percent in 2014.

Curtain closes on Ransomware Encryptor RaaS, but with master key

Curtain closes on Ransomware Encryptor RaaS, but with master key

Those victims targeted over the past year by the ransomware as a service named Encryptor RaaS may be at a loss to ever recover their encrypted files.

Europol's IOCTA report says cyber-crime on a sharp rise

Europol's IOCTA report says cyber-crime on a sharp rise

Europol has released its yearly Internet Organised Crime Threat Assessment (IOCTA) report, which this year has highlighted a sharp incline in cyber-crime and identified eight cyber-crime trends.

BIND update fixes high-severity flaw affecting ICS, as CERT releases update to CSET tool

BIND update fixes high-severity flaw affecting ICS, as CERT releases update to CSET tool

ISC released an update Tuesday for a high-severity security flaw affecting open source software that implements DNS protocols.

NEWS BRIEFS

Cybercrime Blotter: Syrian Electronic Army hacker pleads guilty to hacking news sites and extortion

Cybercrime Blotter: Syrian Electronic Army hacker pleads guilty to hacking news sites and extortion

A hacker who was associated with the Syrian Electronic Army (SEA) pleaded guilty to conspiring to receive extortion proceeds and conspiring to unlawfully access computers.

SC Video: Cybereason CISO Israel Barak

SC Magazine Senior Reporter Jeremy Seth Davis discusses commodity malware with Cybereason CISO Israel Barak.

Russians suspected of cybercampaign against journalism site

Russians suspected of cybercampaign against journalism site

A UK-based investigative journalism site has come under cyberattack, purportedly from Russia, for its articles critical of Russia's involvement in the shooting down of Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 and corruption.

FBI: Hackers sniffing around voter registration databases

FBI: Hackers sniffing around voter registration databases

FBI Director James Comey told the House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday that his agency has spotted outside entities attempting to hack voter registration sites in several states.

DATA BREACH BLOG

324K Regpack users' info compromised when decrypted files placed on public-facing server

Independent Security Researcher Troy Hunt spotted a database containing the information of nearly 324,000 Regpack accounts.

University of Alaska breach may have exposed student info

On Tuesday, officials announced an attacker using employee credentials may have accessed University of Alaska student information.

87K affected in SCAN Health Plan breach

SCAN Health Plan is notifying users that remote attackers were able to gain access to the contact sheets system and accessed the personal information of past and current members and some non-plan members.

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