Four Indian men were arrested for releasing an episode of the hit HBO show Game of Thrones days before its scheduled appearance, but the incident is apparently not related to that network's hack that has seen a cybergang releasing various pieces HBO content over the last several weeks.
Ukrainian police arrested a man earlier this month for helping spread the NotPetya ransomworm through his social media outlets.
The adversaries behind the May 2017 WannaCry ransomware campaign finally emptied their Bitcoin wallets on Wednesday, after months of lying low.
Of 100 infosecurity professionals surveyed, 34 percent fingered Russia as the biggest threat to cybersecurity in the U.S., followed closely by organized crime at 33 percent, according to a Cylance blog post.
The massive cyberattacks that impact major corporations around the world may grab all the headlines, but a recent Malwarebytes survey of small and medium businesses (SMB) found that these companies are being hit just as hard, if not harder.
Malwarebytes researchers have developed decryptors for unlocking all legitimate older versions of Petya ransomware.
Cybercriminals have been targeting Scottish government, universities and health organizations at a high rate with more than half of their local councils being hit since 2014
Analysis of the psychology behind digital ransom notes sheds light on the range of social engineering tactics used by cyber-attackers.
Cisco researchers are predicting more and larger cyberattacks that have the goal of destroying their targets systems, instead of financial gain or stealing information.
A year-old malvertising campaign has helped researchers uncover a new exploit kit (EK) called Sundown-Pirate that is being used to deliver a plethora of malware types.
If there was a silver lining to the WannaCry attacks it was to raise awareness of the dangers of networked systems and encourage more non-technical people to learn more about malware.
A new variant CryptoMix ransomware is appending the .EXTE extension to the names of the folders it captures.
There are offers now being made to decrypt the apparently undecryptable endpoints strangled by the Petya/NotPetya attacks.
The actors behind the NotPetya wiper malware created a payment site as a ruse to fool victims into thinking their ravaged files could be salvaged, even though there remains little guarantee of this, according to a new blog post from Cylance.
Android 7.1 Nougat contains a secret panic mode designed to be triggered in the event that malware locks a user's screen.
A backdoor may have been placed in the software of a Ukrainian accountancy software vendor to help distribute the NotPetya malware.
Kaspersky further reported that 60 percent of NotPetya infections took place in Ukraine, while Russia experienced just over 30 percent.
NotPetya and WannaCry may have grabbed headlines over the last few months, but ESET points out in a recent report that the Ukraine has been under siege for months by a group dubbed TeleBots that has run a series of damaging attacks against that country.
The security firm advises the "importance of planning", as "protecting data protects your bottom line".
Rep. Ted Lieu, D-Calif., has called on the National Security Agency (NSA) to release any kill switches or protective services that could help mitigate the cyberattacks launched using NSA-created malicious tools.