• Operation Soft Cell

    Understanding the implications of this massive attack on telecommunications providers with Assaf Dahan, Sr. Director, Threat Research Lead at Cybereason.In 2018, the Cybereason Research team identified a series of attacks targeting telecommunications companies. These attacks shared the same TTPs and consisted of a webshell execution followed by the deployment of Poison Ivy, a well-known RAT attributed to Chinese APT groups. […]

  • Chinese APT Groups Target Cancer Research Facilities: Report

    FireEye Describes How Groups Are Gathering DataChinese advanced persistent threat groups are targeting cancer research organizations across the globe with the goal of stealing their work and using it to help the country address growing cancer rates among its population, according to researchers at cybersecurity company FireEye. […]

  • 80 Indicted for Scams, Including Business Email Compromises

    Indictment Describes Fraud Schemes Involving Theft of MillionsEighty suspects, most of them Nigerian nationals, have been indicted on charges of running global business email compromise and romance scams that led to millions of dollars in fraud and allegedly involved a complex money-laundering operation. […]

  • Down and Out in Hacktivist Land

    Bona Fide Hacktivism Plummets, While Nation-State False-Flag Operations ContinueWhere have all the hacktivists gone? While the likes of Anonymous, AntiSec and LulzSec became household names in the early 2010s, in the past three years the number of website hacks, defacements and information leaks tied to bona fide hacktivists has plummeted. […]

  • 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. […]