Russia Hack Targeted Specific Microsoft Customers
The company says the hackers' malware attack enabled them to select more than 40 customers for "narrower and more focused" measures.
Hack of U.S. Agencies Tied to Software Updates
The hackers appear to have used a "supply-chain attack" to breach the computer systems of federal agencies including the Treasury and Commerce departments.
Nation-State Hackers Breach Cybersecurity Firm
The hack of FireEye "demonstrates that even the most sophisticated companies are vulnerable to cyberattacks."
Ransomware Hackers Hit UHS Hospital Chain
The attack on Universal Health Services left doctors and nurses scrambling to render care, with computers replaced by pen and paper.
Chinese Nationals Charged With Hacking Attacks
“The United States government is starting to turn the tide on Chinese intrusion operations on Western companies and targets."
Twitter Bitcoin Hack Caused by Phone-Based Phishing Attack
The attack exploited human vulnerabilities to gain access to its internal systems.
Cybersecurity Insurer Chubb Hit With Possible Ransomware Attack
The company said it had no evidence the incident affected its own network and remains fully operational.
Attacked by Ransomware, Many Companies Opt to Pay Up
The demanded ransom is often a moderate amount that would pale in comparison to the recovery and reputational costs for a company that refuses to pay.
Ring Suit Alleges Cameras Vulnerable to Hackers
“Ring does not fulfill its core promise of providing privacy and security for its customers, as its camera systems are fatally flawed,” the suit says.
Heads Up: Cybercriminals Are Businesspeople
Understanding the business model behind cybercrime can be a helpful thought experiment to help CFOs allocate appropriate resources to cyber defenses.
Hack Exposes Data of Quest Diagnostics Patients
The lab testing giant says a hacker gained access to personal data of about 11.9 million patients that it had provided to a billing collection service.