China Harnesses Taidoor Malware for Remote Access Attacks, DHS Warns
China’s government leverages Taidoor malware for remote access trojan attacks, according to The Department of Homeland Security’s CISA, the FBI, and the Department of Defense (DoD) warning.
Cyber Insurance Cyberattack: Chubb Investigates Possible Hack
Chubb, a U.S. commercial insurer, investigates possible cyberattack that allegedly involved unauthorized access to data held by a third-party service provider.
Ransomware Payments Top $140 Million, FBI Reports
Cyber crime victims have paid more than $140 million to ransomware attackers since 2014, Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) research found.
FBI Expands Election Security Alerts Beyond Victims to State, Local Officials
The Federal Bureau of Investigation will now notify state officials when a local election has been hit by hackers.
FBI Issues LockerGaga, MegaCortex Ransomware Warning
FBI issues LockerGaga & MegaCortex ransomware attack warnings & offers tips to help organizations combat these malware-infused cyberattacks.
Russian Mobile Apps: FBI’s Warning
Any Russian mobile application should be considered a “potential counterintelligence threat,” the FBI told Senate Democratic leader Charles Schumer in a recent letter.
Hackers Steal $4.2 Million from Oklahoma Pension Fund
Hackers steal $4.2 million from the Oklahoma Law Enforcement Retirement System. Email breach led to financial theft.
Data Breach, Cybercrime Notifications: New FBI Strategy Needed?
The Federal Bureau of Investigation’s (FBI) processes for notifying and engaging with victims of cyber crime needs updating, an audit by the Department of Justice’s (DoJ) Inspector General found.
Salient Wins $40 Million FBI Cybersecurity Services Contract
Salient CRGT earns $40.1 million cybersecurity contract with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).
Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP) News: 07 January 2019
Today’s MSSP & cybersecurity news involves Amazon Rekognition, BlackBerry Secure for IoT, CyberGuard 360, Kaseya, McAfee, Windows 10 passwords, Netgate, SIEM, Unitrends, Verizon & more.