Malware Uses USBs to Help Steal Data: Report
Kaspersky: USBCulprit Malware Used Against Targets in Southeast AsiaA hacking group is deploying a new malware strain dubbed USBCulprit that uses USBs and other storage devices to steal data, according to research from the security firm Kaspersky.
Google: Phishing Attacks Targeted Trump, Biden Campaigns
Chinese and Iranian Hacking Groups Unsuccessfully Targeted Both Candidates' StaffsSeparate state-sponsored phishing attacks unsuccessfully attempted to infiltrate the campaign offices of President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden, according to Google. The incidents illustrate ongoing election security challenges.
Unilever CISO on Security Priorities for Remote Workforce
Bobby Ford on the Importance of Email Security and IAMBobby Ford, CISO of Unilever, a multinational consumer goods firm, says the shift to a work-from-home environment requires an intensified focus on email security as well as identity and access management.
Maze Promotes Other Gang's Stolen Data On Its Darknet Site
In Sign of Collaboration, Maze Hosting Data From Lockbit Gang, IBM Rearchers SayThe Maze ransomware gang is hosting and promoting data stolen by other ransomware operators on its "Maze News" website, according to IBM researchers, who are concerned this could be a sign of growing collaboration among cybercrime groups.
FDIC Issues Guidance to Areas in Illinois Impacted by Severe Storms
The FDIC has announced a series of steps intended to provide regulatory relief to financial institutions and facilitate recovery in areas of Illinois affected by severe storms, straight-line winds, and tornadoes.
FDIC: Institutions Encouraged to Work with Borrowers Impacted by Shutdown
Five federal regulatory agencies encourage financial institutions to work with customers affected by the federal government shutdown.
FFIEC: Statement on End of Microsoft Support for Windows XP
The FFIEC on Oct. 7 issued a joint statement concerning Microsoft's discontinuation of support for its Windows XP operating system as of April 8, 2014.