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RIG EK Remains Top of Heap, Turns to Cryptomining
Ericka Chickowski, Contributing Writer, Dark Reading
Popular exploit kit turns its sights to drive-by cryptomining in what security researchers believe will be a trend to follow in 2018.
By Ericka Chickowski Contributing Writer, Dark Reading,
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Meltdown, Spectre Likely Just Scratch the Surface of Microprocessor Vulnerabilities
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading
There's a lot at stake when it comes to patching the hardware flaws.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading,
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17 Things We Should Have Learned in 2017 But Probably Didn't
Sara Peters, Senior Editor at Dark Reading
The worm has returned and the Yahoos have all been exposed, but did 2017 teach us any genuinely new lessons we shouldn't already have known?
By Sara Peters Senior Editor at Dark Reading,
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Russian-Speaking 'MoneyTaker' Group Helps Itself to Millions from US Banks
Jai Vijayan, Freelance writer
Banks in Latin America appear to be next big target, Group-IB says.
By Jai Vijayan Freelance writer,
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Romanian Nationals Admit to Racketeering Conspiracy, ATM Skimming
Dark Reading Staff,
Seven Romanian nationals pleaded guilty in connection with an ATM skimming scheme and RICO conspiracy, in addition to other crimes.
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Man-in-the-Middle Flaw in Major Banking, VPN Apps Exposes Millions
Ericka Chickowski, Contributing Writer, Dark Reading
New research from University of Birmingham emphasizes importance of securing high-risk mobile apps.
By Ericka Chickowski Contributing Writer, Dark Reading,
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6 Real Black Friday Phishing Lures
Dawn Kawamoto, Associate Editor, Dark Reading
As the mega-shopping day approaches, here's a look at six examples of phishing attacks - and ways to avoid taking the bait.
By Dawn Kawamoto Associate Editor, Dark Reading,
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6 Steps for Sharing Threat Intelligence
Steve Zurier, Freelance Writer
Industry experts offer specific reasons to share threat information, why it's important - and how to get started.
By Steve Zurier Freelance Writer,
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Trump Administration to Craft New Cybersecurity Plan
Dark Reading Staff,
Strategy will mirror President Trump's cybersecurity Executive Order.
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How to Make a Ransomware Payment - Fast
Dawn Kawamoto, Associate Editor, Dark Reading
Paying ransom in a ransomware attack isn't recommended, but sometimes, it's necessary. Here's how to pay by cryptocurrency.
By Dawn Kawamoto Associate Editor, Dark Reading,
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Overlay Technique from Brazilian Banking Trojans Making Resurgence
Ericka Chickowski, Contributing Writer, Dark Reading
New analysis says heavy reliance on overlays and manual remote execution of transactions being combined with more advanced features of traditional banking Trojans
By Ericka Chickowski Contributing Writer, Dark Reading,
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Banks Start Broad Use of Blockchain, as JP Morgan, IBM Lead Way
Ericka Chickowski, Contributing Writer, Dark Reading
Two major players announced cross-border payment networks built on blockchain technologies Monday, and more financial services will follow soon, despite opinions about Bitcoin.
By Ericka Chickowski Contributing Writer, Dark Reading,
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New Cybercrime Campaign a 'Clear and Imminent' Threat to Banks Worldwide
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading
Hundreds of millions of dollars stolen from banks via an sophisticated attack that blended cyber and physical elements.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading,
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Equifax: 12.5 Million UK Client Records Exposed in Breach
Dark Reading Staff,
But of that data, it affects 700K of British consumers, credit-monitoring company said today.
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Equifax: Number of US Breach Victims Rises to 145.5 Million
Dark Reading Staff,
Credit bureau provides update on its breach investigation.
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SEC Says Intruders May Have Accessed Insider Data for Illegal Trading
Jai Vijayan, Freelance writer
2016 breach of the Securities and Exchange Commission's EDGAR database dents its reputation as a federal cybersecurity enforcer.
By Jai Vijayan Freelance writer,
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Equifax Hit with Lawsuit
Dark Reading Staff,
Victims living or doing business in Florida can send a certified letter to seek relief and still remain in compliance with the state's credit laws, attorney says.
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7 Indicted Iranian Nationals Now Hit with Sanctions by US Treasury
Dark Reading Staff,
US Dept. of Treasury has announced sanctions against Iranian nationals and security firms for 'malicious cyber-activity' against US interests.
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Equifax Data Breach Prompts Calls For Tougher Security Requirements On Data Aggregators
Jai Vijayan, Freelance writer
Credit report bureau discloses breach that exposed data on 143 million US consumers.
By Jai Vijayan Freelance writer,
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How Legendary Carder, Hacker Roman Seleznev Was Caught, Sentenced
Sara Peters, Senior Editor at Dark ReadingVideo
Assistant US Attorney Norman Barbosa visits the Dark Reading News Desk to discuss details of the credit card hacking case that led to an unprecedented 27-year prison sentence.
By Sara Peters Senior Editor at Dark Reading,
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