Check Point Software Technologies points out the capabilities of cybercriminals depicted in some movies or television series, such as Mr. Robot, are not limited exclusively to fiction, but could actually happen in reality. Could attackers bridge the gap between the physical IoT network (the light bulbs) and attack even more
Fortinet today announced the latest semiannual FortiGuard Labs Global Threat Landscape Report. Threat intelligence from the second half of 2021 reveals an increase in the automation and speed of attacks demonstrating more advanced persistent cybercrime strategies that are more destructive and unpredictable. In addition, the expanding attack surface of hybrid
ESET researchers have participated in a global operation to disrupt the Trickbot botnet, which has, since 2016, infected over a million computing devices. Along with partners Microsoft, Lumen’s Black Lotus Labs Threat Research, NTT and others, the operation impacted Trickbot by tanking their command and control servers.
Tomas Foltyn, security writer from ESET in this article discusses the far-fetched idea of knocking down a power grid with an home appliance but according to researchers electrical grids and smart home appliances could make for a dangerous mix Cybercriminals could rope internet-connected household appliances into a botnet in order to
The McAfee Labs Threats Report: April 2017, details the challenges facing threat intelligence sharing efforts, probes the architecture and inner workings of Mirai botnets, assesses reported attacks across industries, and reveals growth trends in malware, ransomware, mobile malware and other threats in Q4 2016.
Akamai Technologies, a leading provider of content delivery network (CDN) services, has released its Third Quarter, 2016 State of the Internet and Security Report. The report, using data gathered from the Akamai Intelligent Platform, provides analysis of the current cloud security and threat landscape, including insight into two recordsetting DDoS