Category Archives: Cybereason

Overcoming key business and operational challenges with XDR

Improving detection of advanced cyberthreats is a high priority in any security operation. However, a lack of visibility in an ever-expanding attack surface coupled with too many siloed security tools can overwhelm security teams with alerts and false positives. In addition, investigating broader malicious operations requires a complex workflow and staffing with domain expertise, a […]

Ransomware isn’t always about gangs making money. Sometimes it’s about nations manufacturing mayhem.

Ransomware is fundamentally about reaping massive profits from victims — payments were on pace to cross the billion-dollar threshold in 2021, according to the U.S. government — but there are signs foreign government-connected groups are increasingly moving into a territory dominated by criminal gangs, and for an entirely different motive: namely, causing chaos. Research that […]

A China-aligned espionage group is targeting global telecoms, sweeping up call data dating back years

An advanced network of digital spies with a nexus to Chinese interests has successfully compromised parts of the global telecommunications network, in some cases allowing access to subscriber information, call metadata, text messages and other data, according to research released Tuesday by CrowdStrike. The hacking group, dubbed “LightBasin” by the firm and known publicly as […]

A botnet named after Prometheus is also exploiting Exchange Server flaws

Sometimes a glaring new software vulnerability is all that scammers need to revive a trusty hacking scheme.  Just days after Microsoft announced that suspected Chinese spies were exploiting bugs in Microsoft Exchange Server software in March, Russian-speaking attackers controlling a botnet, or army of compromised computers, used those vulnerabilities to conduct a series of intrusions at […]

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