Data breaches relating to unsecured Internet of Things devices have jumped by more than 10 percent since 2017, suggesting security efforts aren’t keeping pace with the growth of the Internet of Things, a new study finds.
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Norsk Hydro Hit with ‘Severe’ LockerGoga Ransomware Attack
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.
Updated: Secrecy Reigns as NERC Fines Utilities $10M citing Serious Cyber Risks
The North American Electric Reliability Corp. (NERC) imposed its stiffest fine to date for violations of Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP) regulations, citing scores of violations. But who violated the standards and much of what the agency found remains secret.
DoJ Charges Huawei Execs in Broad Indictment Spanning 10 Years of Criminal Activity
The Department of Justice (DoJ) filed broad charges against Chinese telecom giant Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. and its CFO Wanzhou Meng for allegedly stealing trade secrets from U.S. mobile firm T-Mobile and deceiving U.S. stakeholders about its business activity in Iran, among a number of other fraud and conspiracy activities over a 10-year period.
Tread Lightly with Threat Intel Add-Ons
Like leather upholstery for your new car, add-ons to your threat intelligence service are hard to resist. But Chris Camacho of Flashpoint* says “buyer beware:” threat intel add-ons may be more trouble than they’re worth. If you’ve ever shopped for a new car, you’re likely familiar with the dizzying number of add-on features available—from custom paint jobs to built-in navigation systems. These features are enticing for an obvious reason: they enable you to customize your car to your preferences, and often at a reasonable price point. Add-ons exist for more than just cars, of course. They’re increasingly available in the threat intelligence market, particularly with respect to datasets. Deep & Dark Web (DDW) data add-ons have grown especially prevalent in recent years, but as with any security-oriented product or service, these offerings aren’t suitable for everyone. Here are some key factors to consider before purchasing a DDW data add-on for your […]