The National Counterintelligence and Security Center began sending out detailed advisories, in brochure and video forms, to companies around the country to show them how to guard against cyber-incursions. The blitz follows hotel chain Marriott’s disclosure last week that hackers stole more than five million passport numbers of guests at its properties. It was the…

A Washington State University research team has uncovered significant and previously unknown vulnerabilities in high-performance computer chips that could lead to failures in modern electronics. The researchers found they could damage the on-chip communications system and shorten the lifetime of the whole computer chip significantly by deliberately adding malicious workload. Led by Partha Pande, assistant…

December 5, 2018 – ESET, a global leader in cybersecurity, has announced its latest discovery of 12 previously undetected Linux malware families based on OpenSSH, documented in their latest research paper “The Dark Side of the ForSSHe”. These powerful tools give attackers full control over Linux server’s operations and are widely used both by crimeware…

Employees conducting attacks on their own employees – known as insider threats – are becoming increasingly common and costly. According to a CA report, over 50 percent of organizations suffered an insider threat-based attack in the previous 12 months, while a quarter say they are suffering attacks more frequently than in the previous year. Ninety…

Woburn, MA – November 28, 2018 – Kaspersky Lab has released a new report on the global outbreak in malicious cryptocurrency mining that unfolded in 2018, which saw the number of crypto-mining attacks increase by more than 83 percent over the previous year. More than five million people were attacked with cryptocurrency mining malware in the first three quarters…

Almost as soon as email became widely used, crooks and scammers began using it as a means to defraud people. In today’s world, malicious fake emails continue to be a huge problem for individuals and businesses. Businesses make lucrative targets Losses due to BEC scams are escalating, and criminals are targeting organizations with emails that,…

Security researchers at UC San Diego and Stanford have discovered four new ways to expose Internet users’ browsing histories. These techniques could be used by hackers to learn which websites users have visited as they surf the web. The techniques fall into the category of “history sniffing” attacks, a concept dating back to the early…

Woburn, MA – October 31, 2018 – Today, Kaspersky Lab is announcing the availability of its DDoS Q3 Intelligence Report, which marks a continued trend in cyberattacks aimed at educational organizations, as they’ve opened their doors after a long summer and students are back in school. Overall, the report shows that DDoS botnets attacked targets in 82 countries in…