Analysis

Trends and Analysis

US Banks Targeted with Trickbot Trojan

Necurs botnet spreads Trickbot malware to US financial institutions, while new Emotet banking Trojan attacks discovered - signalling increasingly complex attacks on the industry.

Major Online Criminal Marketplaces AlphaBay and Hansa Shut Down

International law enforcement operations result in AlphaBay, the largest online marketplace for selling illegal goods from malware to herion, and Hansa, going dark.

BEC Attacks Far More Lucrative than Ransomware over Past 3 Years

BEC fraud netted cyberthieves five times more profit than ransomware over a three-year period, according to Cisco's midyear report released today.

Microsoft Office 365 Users Targeted in Brute Force Attacks

Attackers leveraged popular cloud service platforms to conduct persistent - and stealthy - login attempts on corporate Office 365 accounts.

DevOps & Security: Butting Heads for Years but Integration Is Happening

A combination of culture change, automation, tools and processes can bring security into the modern world where it can be as agile as other parts of IT.

Profile of a Hacker: The Real Sabu

There are multiple stories about how the capture of the infamous Anonymous leader Sabu went down. Here's one, and another about what he is doing today.

‘AVPass’ Sneaks Malware Past Android Antivirus Apps

Researchers at Black Hat USA will release a toolset that studies and then cheats specific Android AV apps.

Online Courses Projected to Drive Credit Card Fraud to $24B by...

An underground ecosystem provides cybercriminals with online tutorials, tools, and credit card data they need to commit fraud.

98% of Companies Favor Integrating Security with DevOps

A majority of companies are either planning or have launched an integrated DevOps and security team, a new report shows.

New Cyber Readiness Institute Aims to Improve Risk Management

The nonprofit will bring together senior leaders of global companies to discuss best practices for managing security employees, processes, and tech.

Best of Black Hat: 20 Epic Talks in 20 Years

In celebration of Black Hat's 20th birthday, we take a look back at the most memorable presentations and demos since the show's inception in 1997.

Most Office 365 Admins Rely on Recycle Bin for Data Backup

Nearly 66% of Office 365 administrators use Recycle Bin to back up their data, a practice that could leave data lost and unrecoverable.