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Saipem

Destructive Shamoon Malware Attacks Italian Oil Services Firm

The data-wiping Shamoon malware resurfaced this week at Italian oil and gas contractor Saipem, where it destroyed files on about 10 percent of company PCs, according to a published report. The attacks may be linked to Saipem’s work with Saudi Aramco, a target of earlier Shamoon attacks.

Report: Financial industry in crosshairs of credential-stuffing botnets

Botnets mounting credential-stuffing attacks against the financial industry are on the rise, with a more than 20-percent uptick in a two-month period, a new report from Akamai has found.

Facebook defends itself against report it allowed hate speech for financial gain

Facebook has denied allegations by a by a U.K. news outlet that it gave preferential treatment to some pages that promote hate speech because of financial interest, saying that creating a safe environment for its users remains a top priority.

Study: Financial Firms Hit Hard By Targeted Attacks

In-brief: A new report from the firm Websense finds that financial services firms are being hit hard by cyber attacks, including targeted attacks aimed at luring employees into installing malicious software on corporate networks.

Password Stuffing

Understanding the Economic Impact of Credential Stuffing Attacks

Credential stuffing attacks rose by 49% in 2020, according to one report. In this Expert Insight piece, Anastasios Arampatzis talks about simple steps companies can take to stop these attacks.