More than one in three health care providers have been hit with a cyber-attack over the past year, according to Imperva. This has caused 10% of them to pay a ransom or other extortion-related fee.
Amid an accelerating popularity of cryptocurrency, millions of online users have been running the risk of being left high and dry since the cybercriminals have started unleashing a huge threat with crypto jacking.
Even after the identification of a criminal operation that has been inserting malware into the firmware of the low-cost Android devices, it is still operating in many cellphones.
A hacker who carried out attacks on a string of companies before selling customers’ data on the dark web has been jailed for more than 10 years.
Many Mac users reported in the past few weeks that a process named “mshelper” had been eating up a lot of CPU power and draining their batteries. It turns out that the process is associated with a piece of malware designed to mine for Monero (XMR) cryptocurrency.
Monitoring cyberthreats over time reveals interesting insights into the strategies used by cybercriminals and the evolution of the attack vectors they target. While the threat landscape continues to be quite diversified, trends do seem to run in predictable cycles.
Banks have formidable barriers to external cyber attacks, but some are still vulnerable to internal attacks using social engineering, vulnerabilities in web applications and the help of insiders, a report reveals.