Europol, Feds Take VPN Used by Cybercriminals Offline

The service was being used to carry out ransomware deployment and other cybercrime activities.

Friday Five 1/14

Russia cracks down on the REvil ransomware gang, $400 million in cryptocurrency stolen, and more - catch up on the infosec news of the week with the Friday Five!

US Chamber of Commerce Calls for National Privacy Legislation

Yet another industry group - the U.S. Chamber of Commerce - has called on Congress to pass comprehensive privacy legislation.

CISA, FBI Warn of Ongoing Russian Cyber Threats to Critical Infrastructure

Federal agencies are reiterating the looming threat of Russian state-sponsored cyber threats to U.S. critical infrastructure this week

NCSC Outlines Tips to Mitigate Commercial Surveillance

The National Counterintelligence and Security Center (NCSC) on Friday warned about the risks posed by commercial spyware to smartphones.

Friday Five 1/7

A scientist pleads guilty to stealing trade secret data, a new proof-of-concept iPhone Trojan, and more - catch up on the infosec news of the week with the Friday Five!

FTC Settles with Financial Firm Following Mortgage File Breach

A recently finalized settlement will require the company maintain proper data security safeguards and undergo periodic audits.

Top Tips for Preventing BEC Scams

Business email compromise scams have cost companies billions over the past several years. How can businesses best protect themselves against a BEC scam? We asked a panel of experts.

Insider Threat: Definition & Examples

A recent report said that almost half of data breaches involve an insider element. In this blog we define what constitutes an insider threat and give you nearly 50 examples to help illustrate the threat further.

Banks Will Have 36 Hours to Disclose Cyber Incidents in 2022

Federal banking regulators recently issued a rule around reporting data incidents that’s scheduled to go into effect in April 2022.