Microsoft’s products are still a leading source of exploitable security vulnerabilities used by hackers, according to a report by the firm Recorded Future.
Hacks & Hackers
Global aluminum manufacturer Norsk Hydro was hit with an alleged ransomware attack Tuesday. The attack is having a major impact on the company’s global business and production.
In this exclusive podcast interview with Security Ledger, Reuters investigative technology journalist Joseph Menn talks about his upcoming book on the iconic hacking group Cult of the Dead Cow and his discovery that U.S. presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke of Texas was an early member.
In this week’s episode (#137): Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) Chief Information Security Officer Elizabeth Joyce joins us to talk about HPE’s collaboration with Girl Scouts of America to bolster teenagers cyber security chops and encourage more young women to explore cyber security as a profession. Also: we talk with Vijay Ramanathan about the evolving need for DLP.
So-called “sextortion” attacks are a growing threat, replacing other e-mail borne threats like spam, ransomware and business e-mail compromise attacks as they increase in sophistication and scope, a new report finds.