- Ransomware: A Persistent Scourge Requiring Corporate Action Now
ASCO is the latest headline-making organization to be hit by ransomware, prompting many companies to consider what to do to minimize their risk.
- ThreatList: Ransomware Trojans Picking Up Steam in 2019
Attackers continue to push the boundaries with modular trojans and ransomware attacks, a new report found.
- News Wrap: Amazon Privacy and Telegram DDoS Attack
Threatpost editors Tara Seals and Lindsey O'Donnell discuss a recent lawsuit against Amazon for its privacy policies, a Telegram DDoS attack and more.
- TRISIS Group, Known for Physical Destruction, Targets U.S. Electric Companies
XENOTIME, a destructive APT linked to Russia, has broadened its target set beyond Middle East oil and gas.
- Amazon Alexa Secretly Records Children, Lawsuits Allege
Two lawsuits are seeking class-action status, alleging that Amazon records children and stores their voiceprints indefinitely.
- Millions of Linux Servers Under Worm Attack Via Exim Flaw
Attackers are exploiting a Linux Exim critical flaw to execute remote commands, download crypto miners and sniff out other vulnerable servers.
- Hackers Favor Weekdays for Attacks, Share Resources Often
Traffic analysis sheds light on weekday habits of attackers such as the most likely day for attacks and how malicious infrastructure is shared.
- Evernote Critical Flaw Opened Personal Data of Millions to Attack
Evernote's web clipper extension for Chrome is vulnerable to a critical flaw that could have exposed the data of more than 4.6 million users.
- Max-Severity Bug in Infusion Pump Gateway Puts Lives at Risk
The critical bug in a connected medical device can allow an attacker to remotely manipulate hospital pumps, either to withhold meds or dispense too much.
- Telegram CEO Fingers China State Actors for DDoS Attack
Durov took to Twitter to hint that Beijing tried to take Telegram offline to disrupt the Hong Kong protests.