Kaspersky researchers have uncovered a highly sophisticated cyberespionage campaign aimed at stealing information from South Asian diplomatic, government and military entities.
As cyber-risks became a business issue, the role of the CISO in an organization has changed. The modern CISO is not just a head of department, responsible for implementation and management of security controls – like ensuring every workstation has the latest version of endpoint security, or making sure critical ports are not exposed to the internet. #KasperskyLab
Kaspersky Lab experts have identified an overlap in cyberattacks between two infamous threat actors, GreyEnergy – which is believed to be a successor of BlackEnergy – and the Sofacy cyberespionage group. Both actors used the same servers at the same time, with, however, a different purpose.
“Moxa is a trusted and respected brand in the industrial systems world. However, despite the company’s vast expertise and experience, its new product had a number of vulnerabilities, which shows that it is important even for industry leaders to conduct proper cybersecurity tests. We call on all ICS-product developers to act responsibly, performing regular vulnerability checks, treating the security of solutions for industrial systems as an integral and essential part of development,” – Alexander Nochvay, security researcher at Kaspersky Lab. #KasperskyLab #Moxa
On the heels of the latest breaches against widely-used online platforms Facebook and Google that affected millions of users worldwide, Kaspersky Lab today puts the spotlight on the role of employees in keeping companies secured while enjoying the perks of the Bring-Your-Own-Device (BYOD) trend.
Cyberattacks cost the United States between $57 billion and $109 billion in 2016, a White House report said Friday, warning of a “spillover” effect for the broader economy if the situation worsens.