Hacking group targeting cybersecurity professionals

A hacking group known as Group 74 is targeting professionals in the cybersecurity community with a fake conference document.

Bad Rabbit spreading across Europe just like its namesake

Same problem, different week in the cybersecurity world. A new ransomware called Bad Rabbit is spreading across Europe and a portion of the U.S.

Need proof skimping on security can cost your company? Just ask these two firms

If anyone thinks security measures are expensive, they should see how much recovering from a disaster can cost.

Why hasn’t XP been killed yet?

It took a recent global attack to realize many companies are still running outdated, vulnerable software.

Got ransomware? You’re likely to be attacked again … and again

When it comes to striking twice, ransomware isn’t like lightning.

Password management service compromised in attack

People use password managers because they’re supposed to be safer than several alternatives, such as writing down passwords on a piece of paper or using the same one across multiple accounts.

Interop ITX coverage: How to stop ransomware in its tracks

The first panel we attended at this year’s Interop ITX conference at the MGM in Las Vegas was “Ransomware: How To Stop It In Its Tracks & Respond When You Can’t,” and it was standing room only – an immediate good sign.

FBI: Extortion cases are on the rise

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) recently put out a warning to the public: Hackers are taking advantage of data breaches in an attempt to frighten users into paying them hush money.

Users, hackers are neck and neck in data breach damage

If you’re like the vast majority of companies that worry about a hacker stealing sensitive data, here’s a wake-up call: Hackers are only slightly more likely to steal identities than your own people are to accidentally put them out in the public for the whole world to see.

Hacked? Many companies wouldn’t even know

It’s sad, but true: Many companies that fall victim to a cyberattack might not even know about it for a very long time. Some might never find out.