More than 4,000 ransomware attacks occur daily and healthcare is the largest target. However, despite disclosure requirements and the risk of late or no HIPAA notification at all, breach reporting simply doesn’t match up.
Patchwork is a targeted attack that has infected an estimated 2,500 targets since it was first observed in December 2015. Patchwork targets were chosen worldwide with a focus on personnel working on military and political assignments, and specifically those working on issues relating to Southeast Asia and the South China Sea. Many of the targets were governments and government-related organizations.
In early April 2016, Two US Companies fell Victim To $100 Million CEO Email Fraud. Now, more detail came known about this massive CEO Fraud spear phishing attack that tricked 2 American tech companies in wiring a whopping 100 million to bank accounts controlled by a crafty con in Lithuania.
In a release by US-CERT, security using TLS is compromised when using HTTPS interception. The CERT Coordination Center tested using HTTPS intereception in a blog post called The Risks of SSL Inspection.
One mistaken click. That's all it took for a Canadian hacker aligned with rogue Russian FSB spies to gain access to Yahoo's network and potentially the email messages and private information of as many as 1.5 Billion people.
In some regions of the world, it is a fact that cybercriminal underground markets where criminals sell and/or buy products and services for committing cybercrime exist. But when the phrase “cybercriminal underground market” is uttered, Africa probably would not come to mind.