DOJ indicts four Chinese individuals for alleged role in attacks targeting intellectual property, trade secrets belonging to defense contractors, maritime companies, aircraft service firms, and others.
Candiru sold spyware that exploited Windows vulnerabilities and had been used in attacks against dissidents, activists, and journalists.
At least two government-backed actors -- including one Russian group -- used the now-patched flaws in separate campaigns, Google says.
One expert's advice: If a vendor tells you there's a threat, you should act immediately.
The July Patch Tuesday release also includes the out-of-band fix for the Windows Print Spooler remote code execution flaw under attack.
A China-based threat actor -- previously observed targeting US defense industrial base organizations and software companies -- is exploiting the bug in SolarWinds' Serv-U software, Microsoft says.
From the Biden administration's pledge to take action to INTERPOL's focus on ransomware as a global threat, governments are looking to help businesses cope with cyberattacks. But can it really work?
Ransomware can bring business operations to an instant halt. Ransomware insurance can limit the immediate and long-term financial damage.
Automation allowed a REvil affiliate to move from exploitation of vulnerable servers to installing ransomware on downstream companies faster than most defenders could react.