Open Cybersecurity Schema Framework project helps organizations detect and defend from cyberattacks

A coalition of cybersecurity and technology leaders announced an open-source effort to break down data silos that impede security teams. The Open Cybersecurity Schema Framework (OCSF) project, revealed at Black Hat USA 2022, will help organizations detect, investigate and stop cyberattacks faster and more effectively. The OCSF project was conceived and initiated by AWS and […]

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Virtual machines hide ransomware until the encryption process is done

The use of virtual machines (VMs) to run the malicious payload is getting more popular with ransomware attackers, Symantec’s Threat Hunter Team claims. Ransomware deployed in virtual machines “During a recent investigation into an attempted ransomware attack, Symantec discovered that the attackers had installed a VirtualBox VM on some compromised computers. Unlike the previously documented […]

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Socure appoints Gary Sevounts as CMO

Socure announced the appointment of Gary Sevounts as its chief marketing officer (CMO). Sevounts, an award-winning marketer with more than 20 years of industry experience, brings an extensive marketing background in the areas of identity fraud, risk, and compliance to Socure’s leadership team. In this new role, Sevounts will focus on further establishing Socure and […]

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Malwarebytes was breached by the SolarWinds attackers

A fourth malware strain wielded by the SolarWinds attackers has been detailed by Symantec researchers, followed by the disclosure of the attackers’ ingenous lateral movement techniques and the release of an auditing script by FireEye researchers that organizations can use to check their Microsoft 365 tenants for signs of intrusion. Then, on Tuesday, Malwarebytes CEO […]

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Iranian Hacker Group Using New Tools to Target Government Agencies of Broader Middle East Region

  In the part of their attacks on companies and government agencies in the broader Middle East region, an Iranian cyberattack group has begun utilizing new tools, including a custom download utility and commodity ransomware, as per Broadcom’s Symantec division.  Dubbed as Seedworm, the group gives off an impression of being deploying a few variations […]

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