Ease the Burden with AI-Driven Threat Intelligence Reporting

June 24, 2024 at 07:30AM Cybersixgill’s threat experts highlight critical threats and the challenges faced by cybersecurity professionals in managing increasing workloads amidst limited budgets, inadequate staffing, and growing attack surfaces. The shortage of skilled professionals and the time-consuming nature of producing reports are major obstacles. Cybersixgill’s IQ Report Generator offers a solution, providing rapid, … Read more

ExCobalt Cyber Gang Targets Russian Sectors with New GoRed Backdoor

June 22, 2024 at 07:54AM ExCobalt, a cybercrime gang, is targeting Russian organizations with a new Golang-based backdoor called GoRed. The group engages in cyber espionage, using various sophisticated tools to attack sectors like government, IT, metallurgy, and telecommunications. ExCobalt demonstrates a high level of activity, constantly improving techniques and flexibly adapting its toolset to … Read more

FS-ISAC Announces Appointments to Global Board of Directors

June 21, 2024 at 04:36PM FS-ISAC announced its 2024 Board of Directors, adding four new directors and re-electing two incumbents. Kris Fador, CISO for Bank of America, was named Chair. The Board oversees global activities and coordinates with related boards. The new directors bring expertise in cybersecurity and resilience. FS-ISAC thanked outgoing directors and welcomed … Read more

Why attack surfaces are expanding

June 21, 2024 at 11:06AM Join Cloudflare and The Register for an exclusive cybersecurity webinar on June 25th to gain insights on the expanding attack surfaces, effective strategies to manage vulnerabilities, and real-world case studies from leading organizations. Don’t miss this opportunity to enhance your security posture. Register now to secure your spot. Based on … Read more

CDK warns: threat actors are calling customers, posing as support

June 21, 2024 at 07:02AM CDK Global has issued a warning to customers about unauthorized calls from bad actors posing as CDK agents. The warning follows cyberattacks that caused system shutdowns, disrupting car dealership operations. CDK has set up automated voice response lines for customer updates, cautioning customers against responding to non-CDK communications. There is … Read more

Biden bans Kaspersky antivirus software in US over security concerns

June 20, 2024 at 06:45PM The Biden administration has announced a ban on Kaspersky antivirus software in the US, citing national security concerns and the company’s ties to the Russian government. The ban also prohibits the delivery of software updates, pushing customers to find alternative security software by September 29, 2024. Kaspersky has expressed disagreement … Read more

Linux version of RansomHub ransomware targets VMware ESXi VMs

June 20, 2024 at 05:32PM RansomHub ransomware has a Linux encryptor tailored for VMware ESXi environments. Launched in February 2024, RansomHub has affected over 45 victims across 18 countries. An ESXi variant was detected in April 2024, presenting a bug that defenders can exploit. Additionally, the encryptor has specific commands and a unique encryption scheme. … Read more

Worldwide 2023 Email Phishing Statistics and Examples

June 20, 2024 at 01:31PM The need for enhanced email security is evident as cyber threats continue to rise in remote work environments. In 2023, Trend Micro discovered over 45 million high-risk email threats, emphasizing the insufficiency of native security in popular email services. Phishing incidents surged by 40%, with credential phishing and BEC attacks … Read more

DDoS Attack Targets Poland’s UEFA Euro Opening Match

June 20, 2024 at 12:41PM Cyber attackers targeted Polish public television’s online broadcast of the UEFA Euro 2024 soccer championship tournament’s opening match. TVP experienced a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack, but it was quickly mitigated. Speculation arose about whether the massive traffic was accidental or a deliberate ploy, with the Russian Federation being … Read more

Russia’s cyber spies still threatening French national security, democracy

June 20, 2024 at 08:37AM The CERT-FR report on Nobelium’s cyber activities revealed the group’s espionage focus and targeting of French diplomatic entities, including the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The report warns of Nobelium’s threat to national security and diplomatic interests, amid concerns about Russian interference in French affairs, particularly during election periods. The group’s … Read more