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How Ekans Ransomware Targets Industrial Control Systems

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Researchers Identified Malware Variants With Advanced Capabilities Researchers with FortiGuard Labs have uncovered two samples of the Ekans ransomware strain that offer some additional insight into how the crypto-locking malware targets industrial control systems, according to a new report.

Just How Lucrative Are BEC Scams?

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Suspect Laundered Millions, Flaunted His Wealth on Social Media, Prosecutors Say A Nigerian national who has been extradited to the United States allegedly laundered millions of dollars stolen in business email compromise scams, according to the Justice Department.

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Hey Alexa. Is This My Voice Or a Recording?

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Researchers Develop Tool to Detect Replay Attacks Against Voice Assistants Voice-controlled assistants can be fooled by replaying a recording of someone's voice.

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Delivery Hero Confirms Foodora Data Breach

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Personal Details on 727,000 Accounts in 14 Countries Leaked Delivery Hero, the online food delivery service, has confirmed a data breach of its Foodora brand.

The Best Sales Forecasting Models for Weathering Your Goals

Every sales forecasting model has a different strength and predictability method. It’s recommended to test out which one is best for your team. This way, you’ll be able to further enhance – and optimize – your newly-developed pipeline. Your future sales forecast? Sunny skies (and success) are just ahead!

US Now Accuses Assange of Conspiring With Hacking Groups

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Superseding Indictment Expands Scope of Case, But Doesn't Add Charges The U.S Department of Justice unsealed a superseding indictment against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange that expands the scope of the government's case against him.

7 Ransomware Trends: Gangs Join Forces, Decryptors Improve

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Can't Stop the Crypto-Locking Malware Attacks? Criminals Keep Hitting Big Targets Ransomware gangs continue to innovate: Recently, reports have emerged of collaboration between the Maze and Lockbit gangs, and REvil not just leaking stolen data for free, but auctioning it off to the highest bidder.

Patching Urged as F5 BIG-IP Vulnerability Exploited

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Researchers Say Exploited Flaw Could Lead to Complete System Compromises Security researchers warn that the number of exploit attempts targeting a critical vulnerability in F5 Networks' BIG-IP networking products has steadily increased since the company first announced the flaw late last week.

City Pays Ransom Despite Pre-Ransomware Outbreak Hack Alert

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DoppelPaymer Hit Comes as Ransomware Attacks - and Data-Leaking Shakedowns - Surge The attack sounds ripped from an episode of TV show "24": Hackers have infiltrated a government network, and they're days away from unleashing ransomware.

Gamaredon Group Using Fresh Tools to Target Outlook

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Suspected Russia-Linked Hackers Have Previously Focused on Ukraine The Gamaredon hacking group is now using a new set of malicious tools to compromise Microsoft Outlook as a way of sending spear-phishing emails to victims' contact lists, according to security firm ESET.

Future-Proofing Your Information Governance Strategy

Speaker: Crystal Cao, Lindsey Simon & Lisa Ripley

Join Onna and experts from Quip, Airbnb, and Oracle for this live webinar as they dive into proactive data deletion policies, retention strategies, and legal hold practices that are essential to a modern enterprise information governance strategy.

7 Ransomware Trends: Gangs Join Forces, Auction Stolen Data

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Can't Stop the Crypto-Locking Malware Attacks? Criminals Keep Hitting Big Targets Ransomware gangs keep innovating: Maze has begun leaking data on behalf of both Lockbit and RagnarLocker, while REvil has started auctioning data - from victims who don't meet its ransom demands - to the highest bidder.

Nephilim Ransomware Gang Tied to Citrix Gateway Hacks

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Payment Card Skimmer Attacks Hit 8 Cities

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Trend Micro: 5 of the Cities Had Previously Been Victims of Magecart-Style Attacks Eight U.S.

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Top Ransomware Attack Vectors: RDP, Drive-By, Phishing

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The North Star Playbook

Every product needs a North Star. In this guide, we will show you the metrics product managers need to tie product improvements to revenue impact. If you are looking for a more-focused, less-reactive way to work, this guide is for you.

US Cyber Command Alert: Patch Palo Alto Networks Products

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Critical' Authentication Bypass Risk Posed by Easy-to-Exploit PAN-OS Software Flaw Palo Alto Networks product alert: All users should immediately patch a "critical" flaw in Pan-OS that can be remotely exploited to bypass authentication and take full control of systems or gain access to networks, U.S.

Alerts: Vulnerabilities in 6 Medical Devices

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DHS Warns of Security Issues in Devices from Baxter, BD and Biotronik Federal authorities are sounding the alarm about cybersecurity vulnerabilities in six medical devices from three manufacturers. The device makers are providing risk mitigation advice

Report: Tycoon Ransomware Targets Windows, Linux Systems

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Attacks Targeting Education and Software Companies Started in December 2019 A sophisticated strain of ransomware called Tycoon has been selectively targeting education and software companies since December 2019, according to a joint report released by BlackBerry and KPMG.

It's Official: CCPA Enforcement Begins

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Move Comes Despite Lack of Final Version of Sweeping Data Protection Law Enforcement of the California Consumer Privacy Act officially began Wednesday despite the lack of a final, codified version of the regulation. Experts weigh in on compliance steps organizations should take

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B2B Pocket Playbook: End-to-End Guide to Sales Enablement

Sales enablement is the strategic process of providing sales teams with the content, guidance, and mentorship needed to engage targeted buyers. It’s all about equipping sales professionals with the tools they need to put their best-selling foot forward. And if sales teams want to continuously sell better -- and faster -- their sales enablement process must have a game-winning strategy. It's time for you to start selling smarter - and hitting your sales number - with the best B2B database in the market. Get started today.

Even Ethical Hackers Abuse Cloud Services

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Google Removes More Than 70 Malicious Chrome Extensions

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Researchers Find Extensions Could Steal Credentials and Security Tokens Google has removed more than 70 malicious Chrome extensions after researchers with security firm Awake Security discovered the extensions could be used to steal users' credentials and security tokens

Detecting Network Security Incidents

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ENISA's Rossella Mattioli Reviews New Report Rossella Mattioli, a network and information security expert at ENISA, the European Union Agency for Cybersecurity, discusses a new report offering insights on detecting network security incidents

Breach Notification Delay: A Step-by-Step Timeline

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Senior Care Facility Operator Describes Investigation Why are some breach notifications delayed for months? This week, a company that operates senior care facilities in North Carolina and South Carolina issued a statement offering a step-by-step explanation

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Pressure Points: How to Ensure Your B2B Pipeline Passes Inspection

This eBook highlights best practices for developing a pipeline management process that helps sales leaders and their team C.L.O.S.E (you’ll see what we mean in this eBook) more revenue through data-driven prospecting, stage analysis, and subsequent sales enablement.

'Anonymous' Leak of Minneapolis Police Data Is a Hoax

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Hacktivism or Disinformation? Whoever Leaked the Data, It's Culled From Old Breaches Not all data breaches are what they might seem, and not all leakers are who they might claim to be.

Kubeflow Targeted in XMRig Monero Cryptomining Campaign

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Researchers: Admin Shortcut May Have Opened the Door to Hackers Microsoft's Azure Security Center has detected a new hacking campaign that for the first time specifically targets the Kubeflow platform on Kubernetes and uses XMRig cryptominer to mine for monero across multiple clusters

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Separate Phishing Attacks Target Wells Fargo, BofA Customers

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Researchers: Fraudsters Using Various Methods to Steal Credentials Researchers at two security firms are tracking separate phishing campaigns that are targeting customers of Wells Fargo and Bank of America, according to reports.

FakeSpy Android Malware Disguised as Postal Service Messages

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Researchers: Attackers Use SMS Phishing Messages to Spread Info Stealer The operators behind an updated version of the FakeSpy malware are targeting Android devices using SMS phishing messages to spread the info stealer, according to Cybereason.

Marketing-Led Post-COVID-19 Growth Strategies

Businesses are laying off workers, shutting their doors (some permanently), and struggling to react to the radical destruction that coronavirus (COVID-19) is doing to our society and communities. Most have already sustained massive damage, and we still have yet to see the scope of impact of the global pandemic that has upended the globe. Any return to normalcy may seem far-off, but sales and marketing are on the front lines of restarting the economy. When the dust settles, we have a responsibility to turn our shock and grief into fierce determination, and lead the charge of responsible, strategic, sustainable future growth. However, there’s no team better suited to lead that charge than the marketing department. Marketers are uniquely positioned to provide creative solutions to aid their organization in times of change and chart a course for navigating success.

Mercedes-Benz Data Leak Lesson: Lock Down Code Repositories

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Luckily for Car Giant, Access Control Gaff Didn't Expose Secret Data - This Time Don't forget to lock down online shared code repositories, as Mercedes-Benz parent company Daimler AG learned the hard way after a researcher was able to access nearly 9 GB of software development documentation from a misconfigured GitLab repository.

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Claire's: Magecart E-Commerce Hackers Stole Card Data

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Magecart Gangs Targeting Larger Organizations During Lockdown, Researcher Warns Jewelry retailer Claire's says Magecart attackers hits its e-commerce store, hosted on Salesforce Commerce Cloud, and stole an unspecified number of customers' payment card details.

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Ransomware Attacks in Healthcare: Are We Seeing a Surge?

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New Risks Could Emerge as More Practices Reopen Four recent cybersecurity incidents that may have involved ransomware demonstrate the ongoing threats facing the sector during the COVID-19 pandemic. They also serve as a warning that extra watchfulness is needed as physicians reopen their clinics

Hacker Group Stole $200 Million From Cryptocurrency Exchanges

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Researchers: 'CryptoCore' Group Used Spear-Phishing Emails to Lure Victims A hacking group dubbed CryptoCore has stolen more than $200 million in virtual currency from several cryptocurrency exchanges over the past two years, the security firm ClearSky Cyber Security reports

How ZoomInfo Helps Overcome the Top Pain Points of Inside Sales

Recent digital transformation has shifted the B2B landscape by ushering in the era of buyer empowerment. With more access to user reviews, analyst opinion, and industry research, decision-makers are more informed than ever while navigating what is now known as the “buyer’s journey.”

Ransomware Gang Posting Financial Details From Bank Attack

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Maze Started Releasing Payment Card Data From Costa Rican Bank This Week The Maze ransomware gang has started releasing payment card data from an attack that happened earlier this year at Banco BCR, which is the state-owned Bank of Costa Rica.

Brute-Force Attacks Targeting RDP on the Rise

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ESET Researchers: Attacks Open the Door to Launching Ransomware, Planting Cryptominers Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, the number of brute-force attacks targeting RDP connections has steadily increased, spiking to 100,000 incidents per day in April and May, according to the security firm ESET.

IoT Privacy and Security: Will Product Labels Help Buyers?

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Food-Like Labeling for Connected Devices Developed by Carnegie Mellon University With internet connectivity getting added to an increasing number of products, privacy and security risks abound. But buyers may be unaware.

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Italian Security Firm Allegedly Pushed Malware: Report

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Check Point Research Claims Firm Sold CloudEyE Dropper Trojan An Italian cybersecurity company allegedly was a front for a criminal gang selling access to a dropper Trojan known as CloudEyE, according to analysts at the security firm Check Point Research

Marketing Ops: The New Revenue Hero

As data continues to play a starring role in today’s B2B organizations, both marketing and sales operations professionals are poised to solidify their place as critical revenue drivers. In particular, the evolution of the Marketing Operations (Ops) role has created a new standard in marketing and has become a vital component of an organization’s success.