Red Canary’s 2022 Threat Detection Report (PDF) analyzed more than 30,000 confirmed threats across the firm’s customer base. The report notes that ransomware criminals have responded to improving target company backups by introducing sensitive data exfiltration and the threat of exposure (double extortion). “Backups will allow an organization to get back up and running more…

The new division provides clients with an integrated offering that combines cyber insurance with vulnerability scanning, email and endpoint security, and backup and recovery services. Headed by Bill Meara, who joins the company from private equity giant Abry Partners, Acrisure Cyber Services expands on the company’s existing products, including insurance, reinsurance, asset management, and real…

With this transaction, Somerville, Mass.-based Recorded Future gets a direct entry into the competitive continuous Attack Surface Management (ASM) business and new technology to help organizations with real-time visibility into networks and servers exposed to malicious actors. The $65 million deal comes less than a year after Recorded Future announced an early-stage investment in SecurityTrails…

The company is building a Trusted Control/Compute Unit (TCU) product that is being positioned as a new class of security processors that provide platform root-of-trust for large enterprise customers. Axiado, which employs approximately 40 in Silicon Valley, said the $25 million Series B investment brings the total raised to $40 million. The round was led…

Ransomware actors are known for performing extensive research prior to launching an attack on victims, using publicly available information, along with material non-public data. Should the victim refrain from paying the ransom, the attackers threaten to disclose the gathered information publicly, thus attempting to extort the victim, the FBI warned. “Ransomware actors are targeting companies…

The charges, announced on Wednesday by the U.S. Justice Department, target Robert Bernardi, the Virginia-based company’s founder and CEO, Nihat Cardak, the firm’s chief financial officer, and Sunil Chandra, former VP of business development. Founded in 2001, GigaTrust provided endpoint email security and document in-use protection solutions to enterprises and government organizations. The company filed…

The ESET discovery is the second real-world UEFI bootkit to be publicly documented in recent weeks, following Kaspersky’s report on a new Windows UEFI bootloader fitted into the FinSpy surveillance spyware product. According to ESET researchers Anton Cherepanov and Martin Smolar, the malware has evaded detection for almost a decade and was engineered to bypass…

Zix provides cybersecurity, compliance and productivity solutions to 21,000 organizations, and cybercriminals have been leveraging the company’s reputation in a phishing campaign aimed at enterprises. Email security company Armorblox said on Tuesday that it has observed an attack on customer environments across Microsoft Exchange, Office 365 and Google Workspace. “Although the potential account exposure of…