Vulnerabilities (141)

Russian Hackers Take Credit for U.S. Hospital Website Issues  

A pro-Russian hacking group claimed responsibility for cyberattacks resulting in website issues for various U.S. hospital systems, including Duke Health in North Carolina. So reports The News & Observer.


48% of Critical Manufacturers at High Cyber Risk: Report  

A report unveiled at the World Economic Forum in Davos says that nearly half of critical manufacturing organizations worldwide face a substantial data-breach risk. So reports Cybersecurity Dive.


T-Mobile’s Latest Breach Sparks Outcry, Warnings  

T-Mobile’s recent disclosure of another data breach has prompted harsh criticism from cybersecurity experts, along with warnings about the importance of protecting application programming interfaces.


Russian Cybercriminals Phish for U.S. Nuclear Secrets  

A Russian hacking outfit called Cold River set up phony login pages for three U.S. nuclear research laboratories and emailed scientists in an effort to find out their passwords, according to internet records. So reports Reuters.


Hackers Use Phony Cryptocurrency Apps to Spread Malware

North Korean state-sponsored hacking group Lazarus has used fake cryptocurrency apps under the brand name Bloxholder to distribute a strain of malware known as Applejeus. So reports Bleeping Computer.


Password Attacks Surge to 921 Per Second: Microsoft  

The quantity of password attacks has increased 74% since last year to an estimated 921 attacks every second, according to a study by Microsoft. So reports CNBC.


Ransomware Payments No Guarantee of Security: Study  

New research from insurer Hiscox finds that 36% of firms that paid a ransom to cyber criminals became a target a second time. So reports Insurance Journal.


CISA Warns of Attacks on Zimbra Business Platform Users  

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency has warned that multiple attackers are targeting unpatched users of business productivity software platform Zimbra Collaboration Suite. So reports Cybersecurity Dive.


Cybersecurity Pros’ Stress Continues to Mount: Studies  

New research details the growing mental strain on cybersecurity professionals. As ZDNet reports, a survey by cybersecurity firm BlackFog has found that nearly one-third of chief information security officers and IT security managers are thinking about leaving their jobs. About one-third of those said they were planning to quit in the next six months.


Half of Healthcare Payers Faced Breach in Last Five Years: Study

A new study from LexisNexis Risk Solutions has found that 49% of healthcare payers said they experienced a data breach incident over the past five years. So reports Becker’s Payer Issues.


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