Poor cyber literacy is at the root of many of the cybersecurity problems plaguing the U.S. economy, according to Dr. Alissa Abdullah, Deputy CSO at MasterCard.
Robotic Process Automation is taking over mundane tasks in the workplace. But those bots may pose a serious security risk, according to researchers from the firm CyberArk.
The standard password has never been less effective or more susceptible to attacks. But some of the U.S.’s leading corporations say they’re also not ready to get rid of it.
In-brief: A year after Mirai, as many as 100,000 devices, globally, may be running some version of the Mirai malware, while countless others are vulnerable to being enlisted in a Mirai-like attack. Worse: these systems may not be patched for “years,” according to the SANS Internet Storm Center.
In-brief: On Tuesday, a ransomware infection spread across Europe and even affected companies and systems as far away as the United States and Brazil. Iain Thomson at The Register breaks down the malware used in the attack, dubbed NotPetya because it disguises itself as the Petya ransomware, although in the end it seems it was designed to wreak havoc, not collect money.