Email security vendor Mimecast, which was targeted by the SolarWinds supply chain hack in January, reports in a Tuesday update that the hackers used the "Sunburst" backdoor as an initial attack vector to steal some source code. But Mimecast says it "found no evidence of any modifications" to that code.
The Pysa ransomware strain is increasingly targeting educational institutions in the U.S. and U.K., the FBI warns in a new flash alert. The hackers may threaten to leak exfiltrated data if a ransom is not paid.
An ongoing spear-phishing campaign by the threat group TA800 is distributing a new malware loader based on the Nim programming language that's designed to help avoid detection, according to the cybersecurity company Proofpoint.
Serious vulnerabilities in Microsoft Exchange have been exploited by at least 10 APT groups that have been collectively been hitting thousands of companies over the last three months, including prior to when Microsoft was first alerted to the flaws and issued a patch, security researchers warn.
Russian hackers apparently weren't the only ones targeting SolarWinds customers. An attack last year by the Spiral hacking group, believed to be based in China, against one organization used malware that targeted a vulnerability in SolarWinds' Orion software, according to the Secureworks Counter Threat Unit.
Hackers with suspected ties to Iran are continuing to wage a cyberespionage campaign against government agencies, academia and tourism organizations based in the Middle East and nearby, according to a report by Trend Micro.
It used to be enough to protect the network perimeter, but in recent years, an expanding perimeter has opened the door to threat actors preying on a larger attack surface.
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Ransomware dominated the online-enabled crime landscape in 2020, some security experts say, thanks to the massive profits it's been generating and the relative ease of use for attackers - including support from a burgeoning cybercrime-as-a-service market.
As employees connect to servers each morning via VPN to download the valuable corporate data that they need for the day, compliance and security are easily jeopardized. As soon as the employee disconnects from the VPN, corporate oversight goes blind, and compliance can't be maintained.
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Qualys has confirmed that its Accellion File Transfer Appliance software was breached by zero-day-wielding attackers after stolen customer data appeared on the Clop ransomware gang's data leaks site. The security firm's public breach notification comes more than two months after the firm first learned it had been...
Using a nearly 20-year-old file transfer product - what could go wrong? Among the many lessons to be learned from the Accellion File Transfer Appliance mess is this: Attackers will devote substantial resources to reverse-engineer hardware, software or a service if there's a financial upside.