Researchers have found an unsecured Microsoft-hosted cloud database that holds personal information from 80 million U.S. households, exposing sensitive data and putting people at risk for identity theft, ransomware and other cybercrimes.
Author: Elizabeth Montalbano
Organizations lost $2.7 billion to Internet-enabled theft, fraud and exploitation in 2018, with business e-mail compromise scams resulting in the highest of these financial losses, according to the FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3).
New malware, LoadPCBanker, is leveraging Google’s Sites to spread via drive-by download attacks, according to a new report. Companies are advised to block uploads and downloads from the service.
Distil Network’s annual assessment of bad bots, “Bad Bot Report 2019: The Bot Arms Race Continues,” found that bad bots accounted for one in five website requests in 2018, or 20.4 percent of web traffic.
Researchers at the firm FireEye warn that TRITON, a type of malware that targets industrial control safety systems, has resurfaced at a facility in the Middle East.