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ransomware
Most vulnerabilities associated with ransomware are old

Researchers identified 56 new vulnerabilities associated with ransomware threats among a total of 344 threats identified in 2022 – marking a 19% increase year-over-year. …

Healthcare
North Korea targets US, South Korean hospitals with ransomware to fund further cyber operations

US and South Korean agencies have issued a joint cybersecurity advisory describing the tactics, techniques and procedures used by North Korean hackers to deploy …

CISA
CISA releases ESXiArgs ransomware recovery script

According to the latest data, the number of ESXiArgs ransomware victims has surpassed 3,800, and CISA has published a recovery script for victim organizations. Fixing the mess …

vmware
Thousands of unpatched VMware ESXi servers hit by ransomware via old bug (CVE-2021-21974)

Late last week, unknown attackers launched a widespread ransomware attack hitting VMware ESXi hypervisors via CVE-2021-21974, an easily exploitable vulnerability that allows …

White House
Is President Biden’s National Cybersecurity Strategy a good idea?

In this Help Net Security video, Kurtis Minder, CEO of GroupSense, discusses President Biden’s National Cybersecurity Strategy, designed to take the nation’s …

HIVE ransomware
Authorities shut down HIVE ransomware infrastructure, provide decryption tools

Europol supported the German, Dutch and US authorities in taking down the infrastructure of the prolific HIVE ransomware. This international operation involved authorities …

NSA
NSA publishes IPv6 Security Guidance

The National Security Agency (NSA) published guidance to help Department of Defense (DoD) and other system administrators identify and mitigate security issues associated with …

WEF
Global Risks Report: Understand the risk landscape in 2023 and beyond

For the past 17 years the World Economic Forum’s Global Risks Report has warned about deeply interconnected global risks. Conflict and geo-economic tensions have triggered a …

Cyber Marketing Con 2022
Photos: Cybersecurity marketers gather at Cyber Marketing Con 2022

Help Net Security is attending Cybersecurity Marketing Society’s Cyber Marketing Con 2022 in Arlington, VA. Here’s a look at the event. Nathan Burke, CMO, Axonius …

Cybertech NYC 2022
Photos: Cybertech NYC 2022, part 2

Cybertech NYC 2022 is talking place at the Javits Center in New York. Here’s a closer look at this event, which focuses on innovation and the future of cyber. Browse our first …

Cybertech NYC 2022
Cybertech NYC 2022 video walkthrough

Help Net Security is in New York City this week for Cybertech NYC 2022 at the Javits Center. This event, which focuses on innovation and the future of cyber, brings together …

USA
Security “sampling” puts US federal agencies at risk

Titania launched an independent research report that uncovers the impact of exploitable misconfigurations on the security of networks in the US federal government. The study, …

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