Security is a pain for American Dental Association: Ransomware infection feared

The Register - Mon, 02/05/2022 - 20:50
Plus: Another university hit with malware, and more

In brief  The Black Basta crime gang has claimed it infected the American Dental Association with ransomware.…

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SSE kicks the ‘A’ out of SASE

The Register - Mon, 02/05/2022 - 20:00
Security Service Edge separates cloud-delivered defenses from SD-WAN as debate rages

Analysis  The emergence of secure access service edge (SASE) dominated the networking market for the last few years as enterprises sought to address increasingly distributed IT environments.…

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Dell brings data recovery tools to Apex and the cloud

The Register - Mon, 02/05/2022 - 18:05
Dell shows off full stack of cyber recovery SaaS, partners with Snowflake for data analytics

LAS VEGAS – Dell is giving enterprises new ways to protect the data they store in public clouds.…

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Spanish PM, defense minister latest Pegasus spyware victims

The Register - Mon, 02/05/2022 - 17:00
Latest Spanish officials to detect Pegasus spyware on mobile devices

Spain's prime minister and defense minister are the latest elected officials to detect Pegasus spyware on their mobile phones, according to multiple media reports quoting Spanish authorities.…

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Facebook's Meta, tracking code, and the student financial aid website

The Register - Sat, 30/04/2022 - 12:00
Also: Occulus virtual reality apps fail to detail info collection

Meta's Facebook subsidiary has been collecting hashed personal data from students seeking US government financial aid, even from those without a Facebook account and those not logged into the student aid website, according to a research study published this week.…

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Data-wiper malware strains surge as Ukraine battles ongoing invasion

The Register - Fri, 29/04/2022 - 23:11
Besides files being erased, another thing being deleted: Any sense this is a coincidence

Security researchers have detailed six significant strains of data-wiping malware that have emerged in just the first quarter of 2022, a huge surge over previous years.…

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Microsoft Edge's 'Secure Network' sounds a lot like a built-in VPN

The Register - Fri, 29/04/2022 - 17:00
Only works with signed-in users, but could lure more into using the browser

Microsoft appears to be planning a VPN-like solution for its Edge browser judging by a support page for the upcoming feature.…

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Don’t expect to get your data back from the Onyx ransomware group

The Register - Fri, 29/04/2022 - 16:00
The cybercriminals trash files larger than 2MB, forever losing them to the void

Ransomware groups in recent years have ramped up the threats against victims to incentivize them to pay the ransom in return for their stolen and encrypted data. But a new crew is essentially destroying files larger than 2MB, so data in those files is lost even if the ransom is paid.…

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Interpol: We can't arrest our way out of cybercrime

The Register - Fri, 29/04/2022 - 13:15
Especially when gangs are better funded than local police

As cybercriminals become more sophisticated and their attacks more destructive and costly, private security firms and law enforcement need to work together, according to Interpol's Doug Witschi.…

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India gives local techies 60 days to hit 6-hour deadline for infosec incident reporting

The Register - Fri, 29/04/2022 - 11:46
Customer data collection and retention requirements also increased, including for crypto operators

India's Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In) has given many of the nation's IT shops a big job that needs to be done in a hurry: complying with a new set of rules that require organizations to report 20 different types of infosec incidents within six hours of detection, be they a ransomware attack or mere compromise of a social media account.…

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Sina Weibo, China's Twitter analogue, reveals users' locations and IP addresses

The Register - Fri, 29/04/2022 - 09:02
Sssshhhh! Nobody tell Elon Musk

To the surprise of many users, China's largest Twitter-esque microblogging website, Sina Weibo, announced on Thursday that it will publish users' IP addresses and location data in an effort to keep their content honest and nice.…

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Bumblebee malware loader emerges as Conti's BazarLoader fades

The Register - Fri, 29/04/2022 - 06:17
At least three threat groups are using the loader in malicious email campaigns

A sophisticated malware loader dubbed Bumblebee is being used by at least three cybercriminal groups that have links to ransomware gangs, according to cybersecurity researchers.…

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