Analysis: 2020 Health Data Breach Trends

Data Breach Today

Ransomware, Phishing Incidents, Vendor Hacks Prevail Hacking incidents, including ransomware and phishing attacks, as well as security incidents involving vendors dominated the federal tally of major health data breaches in 2020

5 key trends that will impact cyber security in 2021

DXC

We expect 5 security trends that emerged or accelerated last year to demand even more attention from organizations […]. The post 5 key trends that will impact cyber security in 2021 appeared first on DXC Blogs. Will this year be as tumultuous as 2020? Let’s hope not.

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Cybercrime: 12 Top Tactics and Trends

Data Breach Today

From Ransomware and DDoS to Malware and SIM Swapping: Europol Describes Latest Threats Ransomware attacks remain the top cyber-enabled threat seen by law enforcement.

2021 Cybersecurity Trends: Bigger Budgets, Endpoint Emphasis and Cloud

Threatpost

Insider threats are redefined in 2021, the work-from-home trend will continue define the threat landscape and mobile endpoints become the attack vector of choice, according 2021 forecasts.

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Digital Trends Report 2020

As part of our goal to continue helping our community during these times, we wanted to share with you this critical data on the state of digital products across industries and provide context on how businesses are responding to the changing winds.

Hot Cybercrime Trend: Enterprise-Scale Ransomware Hits

Data Breach Today

The latest edition of the ISMG Security Report features an analysis of how cybercriminals are ditching banking Trojans in favour of ransomware attacks. Also featured: Defending against deepfakes; supporting a dispersed workforce

Analysis: The Latest Ransomware Trends

Data Breach Today

This edition of the ISMG Security Report features an analysis of the very latest ransomware trends. Also featured: Discussions of Microsoft's move to DNS over HTTPS and strategies for tackling IoT security challenges

Health Data Breach Trends: A Mid-Year Assessment

Data Breach Today

Biggest Incidents Have a Wide Variety of Causes What major health data breach trends emerged in the first half of 2020? Here's a rundown of the latest statistics - plus an analysis by experts

Egregor Ransomware Adds to Data Leak Trend

Data Breach Today

Researchers Note Similarities to Sekhmet Crypto-Locking Malware Security researchers with Appgate are warning about a recently uncovered ransomware variant called Egregor that appears to have infected about a dozen organizations worldwide over the past several months.

Ransomware Analysis: 'Shade' Surges; Other Trends Emerge

Data Breach Today

Other malware trends include stealthy ways to sneak malicious code onto systems - including JavaScript and zipped attachments - as well as the continuing use of exploit kits Researchers Explain Resurgence in Ransomware, Persistence of Exploit Kits Attacks tied to Shade ransomware continue to surge as part of an overall resurgence in ransomware, security researchers warn.

Researcher Contends Trend Micro's RootkitBuster Busted

Data Breach Today

Trend Micro Says It's Working With Microsoft to Revamp Driver Last week, security researcher Bill Demirkapi said that Trend Micro used a trick to get one of its drivers to pass Microsoft's approval process. Trend Micro has withdrawn the driver and says it's working with Microsoft on incompatibility issues that are unrelated to the researcher's findings

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The top tech trends in manufacturing for 2021

OpenText Information Management

Cloud is the foundation of digital transformation… According to Forbes, manufacturers will … The post The top tech trends in manufacturing for 2021 appeared first on OpenText Blogs. Well, that wasn’t the year any of us expected!

Lawsuits After Ransomware Incidents: The Trend Continues

Data Breach Today

In Latest Case, Florida Practice Sued for Damages, and Security Mandates Sought A lawsuit seeking damages as well as security mandates has been filed against a Florida-based orthopedic group in the wake of a ransomware incident. It's the latest in a series of such legal actions in healthcare, including one in which a preliminary settlement has been reached

Alarming Trend: More Ransomware Gangs Exfiltrating Data

Data Breach Today

Criminals Increasingly Leak Stolen Data to Force Bitcoin Payoff As if ransomware wasn't already bad enough, more gangs are now exfiltrating data from victims before leaving systems crypto-locked. Seeking greater leverage against non-paying victims, Maze and Sodinokibi attackers are not just threatening to leak stolen data; they're also following through

London startups follow remote working trend

Information Matters

The post London startups follow remote working trend appeared first on Information Matters. Pitchbook’s Leah Hodgson has written about the impact of lockdowns on the London startup scene.

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Three Ediscovery and Legal Trends to Watch for in 2021

Zapproved

Here are some takeaways from the past year along with some key trends for 2021. Ediscovery Today Legal Operations 2021 trends Document review Ediscovery software in-house ediscovery legal hold process legal trends processing and review

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Analysis: The Latest Health Data Breach Tally Trends

Data Breach Today

Ransomware Attacks and Incidents Involving Vendors Proliferate Hacking incidents - including ransomware attacks - continue to be the most common type of health data breaches added to the federal tally this year.

Technology trends in automotive

OpenText Information Management

A few short months ago, I wrote a blog predicting the top tech trends for manufacturing and automotive for 2020. Accelerating digital transformation puts … The post Technology trends in automotive appeared first on OpenText Blogs.

Health Data Breach Tally: Trends in 2019

Data Breach Today

Here's an analysis of all the latest trends Hacking Attacks, Business Associate Incidents Were Common The federal tally of health data breaches shows that hacking attacks and incidents involving business associates dominated this year.

Key life sciences trends as the world emerges from COVID-19 

OpenText Information Management

Informaconnect research … The post Key life sciences trends as the world emerges from COVID-19 appeared first on OpenText Blogs. Industries Healthcare & Life Sciences life sciences trends

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7 Ransomware Trends: Gangs Join Forces, Decryptors Improve

Data Breach Today

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. On the upside, however, security firms continue to release free decryptors for some strains

7 Ransomware Trends: Gangs Join Forces, Auction Stolen Data

Data Breach Today

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. Thankfully, security experts continue to release free decryptors for some strains

Trend Micro addressed two DLL Hijacking flaws in Trend Micro Password Manager

Security Affairs

Trend Micro addressed 2 DLL hijacking flaws in Trend Micro Password Manager that could allow malicious actors to escalate privileges and much more. Security expert Peleg Hadar from SafeBreach discovered a DLL hijacking vulnerability in the Trend Micro Password Manager that could be exploited to execute arbitrary code with the permissions of the most privileged account on a Windows system. ” reads the security advisory published by Trend Micro.

2020 Cyber Threats, Trends and Attacks

Data Breach Today

What You Don't See Now, Can Hurt You Later

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Monitoring the Dark Web for Fraud Trends

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Jaclyn Blumenfeld of First Data on the Latest Developments What can be learned about evolving fraud trends by monitoring activity on the dark web? Jaclyn Blumenfeld of First Data provides insights on the latest developments

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2019 Malware Trends to Watch

Threatpost

Here are 10 top malware trends to watch for in the New Year. Malware Slideshow 2019 APTs Botnets Card skimming cryptojacking emotet fileless look ahead malware ransomware steganography trends Wipers

Cyber Threat Trends Dashboard

Security Affairs

Marco Ramilli published the Cyber Threat Trends Dashbo a rd , a useful tool that will allow us to better understand most active threats in real time. Collecting and analyzing public available samples every single day I became more and more interested on the Cyber threats evolution (Cyber Threats Trend) rather than specific single analyses, which after hundreds of them, could get bored (no more emotion in analyzing the next Ransomware or a new Emotet version ).

Trend Micro Employee Sold Consumer Data to Scammers

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Employee Has Been Fired; 68,000 Customers Affected A Trend Micro employee stole and then sold contact information for 68,000 of the company's consumer subscribers, which led to a raft of unsolicited tech support scam calls, the company says. The employee has been fired. The incident highlights the risk of insider threats

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Top 2020 trends in cloud adoption

OpenText Information Management

Enterprise IT spending on private cloud solutions … The post Top 2020 trends in cloud adoption appeared first on OpenText Blogs. Technologies Cloud & Applications cloud 2020 predictions trendsOver the last decade, cloud has changed the way nearly every business and organization works. In that time, spending on public cloud increased from $77 billion to over $400 billion, and we have seen the rise of Google, Microsoft and Amazon as major players in the public cloud market.

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Health Data Breach Tally: Analyzing the Latest Trends

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An analysis of the official HHS breach tally reveals the latest trends, and security experts offer an analysis Sorting Out What Kinds of Incidents Are Most Common This Year What kinds of health data breaches have been most common so far in 2018?

2020 Tech Trend: Designing systems for machines instead of people

DXC

Applications DevOps Digital Transformation IoT Manufacturing 2020 trend design thinking M2M tech trendFor businesses to be agile and respond quickly to changing market conditions, they need to provide business users with real-time and near-time operational data. That means harnessing data from devices and tackling the latency challenge. In 2020, we will see more organisations shift their design thinking from services and systems for people to services and […].

Analysis: Health Data Breach Tally Trends

Data Breach Today

Here's an analysis of the latest statistics and the reasons behind the trends Hacks, Unauthorized Access/Disclosure and Theft Incidents Top the List About three dozen major health data breaches have been added to the federal tally in recent weeks, including a mix of hacking and unauthorized access/disclosure incidents.

Trends in Mac threats

Jamf

Learn about current trends in the Mac threat landscape, including information on recent malware as well as new techniques seen from adware and PUPs. (In

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2020 Tech Trend: A new wave of digital business leaders

DXC

Digital Transformation Leadership and Success 2020 trend Agile business leader leaders leadership Leading Edge Forum LEF teams tech trendWe are now undeniably in a digital world, where even if information technology is not your product or service, it will touch every part of the products and services that you provide. This means we need to adapt, and traditional organizations must better position themselves for the exciting digital changes that lie ahead.

Trend Micro Fixes Critical Flaws Under Attack

Threatpost

Fixes are now available for five critical and high-severity Trend Micro flaws, two of which are being actively targeted by attackers. Vulnerabilities active exploit apex one critical flaw officescan patch Trend Micro trend micro patch

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10 technology trends for the public sector in 2021

OpenText Information Management

Remote working … The post 10 technology trends for the public sector in 2021 appeared first on OpenText Blogs. 2020 was the year that no one could have foreseen, but for the public sector it demonstrated the requirement for incredible resilience and flexibility.

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Health Data Breach Tally Update: 2020 Trends

Data Breach Today

Email-Related Incidents Continue to Dominate, But Other Breaches Still Popping Up Hacking incidents involving email appear to be the most common type of major health data breach being reported to federal regulators so far in 2020. But the largest breach added to the tally involved a type of incident rarely seen in recent years: the theft of an unencrypted laptop

6 Security Trends for 2018/2019

Dark Reading

Speaking at the Gartner Symposium/ITxpo, analyst Peter Firstbrook's list of trends is likely to inform executive committee conversations for the next 12 months

Group-IB Hi-Tech Crime Trends 2020/2021 report

Security Affairs

Group-IB , a global threat hunting and intelligence company, has presented its annual Hi-Tech Crime Trends 2020/2021 report. Forecasts and recommendations set out in Hi-Tech Crime Trends 2020-2021 seek to prevent financial damage and manufacturing downtimes.

Chinese hackers exploited a Trend Micro antivirus zero-day used in Mitsubishi Electric hack

Security Affairs

Chinese hackers have exploited a zero-day vulnerability the Trend Micro OfficeScan antivirus in the recently disclosed hack of Mitsubishi Electric. According to ZDNet, the hackers involved in the attack against the Mitsubishi Electric have exploited a zero-day vulnerability in Trend Micro OfficeScan to infect company servers. The attackers have exploited a directory traversal and arbitrary file upload vulnerability, tracked as CVE-2019-18187, in the Trend Micro OfficeScan antivirus.