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Cozy Bear Emerges from Hibernation to Hack EU Ministries

The cyber-espionage group, linked to Russia and blamed for hacking the Democratic National Committee in 2016, has been using covert communications and other techniques to escape detection for at least two years.

Cozy Bear Emerges from Hibernation to Hack EU Ministries

The cyber-espionage group, linked to Russia and blamed for hacking the Democratic National Committee in 2016, has been using covert communications and other techniques to escape detection for at least two years.

Cryptojacking Worm Targets and Infects 2,000 Docker Hosts

Basic and 'inept' worm managed to compromise Docker hosts by exploiting misconfigurations.

More Breaches, Less Certainty Cause Dark Web Prices to Plateau

New research finds it's now less than $10 for full credit details on a consumer, $100 for a distributed denial-of-service attack, and $50 for access to a US bank account.

When Using Cloud, Paranoia Can Pay Off

Journalists are increasingly concerned about what cloud providers may access or share with governments - and companies should worry as well.

Attackers Hide Behind Trusted Domains, HTTPS

One in four malicious URLs employed a legitimate domain, making it more difficult for potential victims to spot possible dangers, a mid-year report finds.

Utilities’ Operational Networks Continue to Be Vulnerable

More than half of utilities have suffered an outage or data loss in the last 12 months, but only a minority of organizations seem ready for an attack that could affect operations, a survey finds.

Complex Environments Cause Schools to Struggle for Passing Security Grade

As ransomware attacks surge against school systems, an analysis of 1,200 K-12 institutions in North America shows complex environments and conflicting security controls.

MasterMana Botnet Shows Trouble Comes at Low Cost

For less than $200, attackers were able to infect thousands of systems, stealing user credentials, cryptocurrency wallets, and web histories, an analysis finds.

Attackers Focus on More Disruptive Ransomware Infections

Details from a campaign tracked over the past five months show how cybercriminals are continuing to refine their strategies and attempting to adjust to victims' resolve to not pay ransoms.