North Korean Hackers Target macOS Users North Korean state-sponsored hackers are targeting macOS users with a new variant of their BeaverTail malware, spreading it through a malicious version of the video-calling service Microtalk. Cybersecurity researcher Patrick Wardle revealed that the attackers trick victims into downloading the infected software by posing as recruiters offering job interviews….

The latest annual Sophos study of the real-world ransomware experiences of energy, oil/gas and utilities sector – a core element of the critical infrastructure supporting businesses – explores the full victim journey, from attack rate and root cause to operational impact and business outcomes. This year’s report sheds light on new areas of study for…

As ransomware continues to be the scourge of enterprise security teams, Cisco’s Talos security intelligence group recently analyzed ransomware groups to identify common techniques and offer recommendations to help security team better protect their businesses. Cisco Talos reviewed 14 prominent ransomware groups between 2023 and 2024 and studied volume of attacks, impact on customers, and…

The Justice Department has announced the seizure of two domain names as well as nearly 1,000 social media accounts used by Russian actors to create and spread disinformation in the United States. US agencies including the FBI and Cyber National Mission Force (CNMF), alongside agencies in Canada and the Netherlands, released a joint advisory detailing…

Once again, cyberattackers are targeting JavaScript developers — this time in a “complex and persistent supply chain attack” that’s distributing Trojanized packages for the popular JavaScript library jQuery across GitHub, Node Package Manager (npm), and jsDelivr repositories. Each package contains a copy of jQuery with one small difference: the end function, a part of the…

Researchers at the QiAnXin XLab team uncovered a new Golang-based botnet called Zergeca that can carry out distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks. On May, 2024, the researchers detected a suspicious ELF file at /usr/bin/geomi that was uploaded from Russia to VirusTotal. The file was packed with a modified UPX and had a unique magic number, 0x30219101,…

Infinidat, a leading provider of enterprise storage solutions, has introduced a new automated cyber resiliency and recovery solution that will revolutionize how enterprises can minimize the impact of ransomware and malware attacks. Infinidat’s InfiniSafe® Automated Cyber Protection (ACP) is a first-of-its-kind cybersecurity integration solution that is designed to reduce the threat window of cyberattacks, such…

Optiv, the cyber advisory and solutions leader, has published its 2024 Threat and Risk Management Report, which examines how organizations’ cybersecurity investments and governance priorities are keeping up with the evolving threat landscape. Based on an independent Ponemon Institute survey, the report reveals a 59% increase in cyber budgets year-over-year. Additionally, 63% of organizations with…