A new ransomware group claims to have breached 30 organizations in government, financial services, health care services, and energy firms in the United States, United Kingdom, and a dozen more countries, according to Palo Alto Networks research published Wednesday.
Palo Alto Networks today updated its cloud security posture management (CSPM) platform to include a range of capabilities that make it simpler for security teams to prioritize which cloud threats they respond to first.
Palo Alto Networks revealed today it has discovered the first known malware targeting Windows containers. Dubbed Siloscape, the malware employs sophisticated code obfuscation techniques to create a backdoor into a Kubernetes cluster running Window containers that could be exploited later.
The NBA's Houston Rockets were hit by a ransomware attack earlier this month. Now it's the Washington, D.C., police department. The common thread is a ransomware group called Babuk, which was unknown and likely didn't exist until it began posting on the dark web early this year.
Yor is an open-source tool from Palo Alto Networks that automatically tags cloud resources within infrastructure as code (IaC) frameworks such as Terraform, Cloudformation, Kubernetes, and Serverless Framework.
CNA Financial Corp., among the largest insurance companies in the U.S., paid $40 million in late March to regain control of its network after a ransomware attack, according to people with knowledge of the attack.
The ransomware challenge facing organizations today traces directly to the success being enjoyed by gangs who wield such malware, says Jen Miller-Osborn, deputy director of threat intelligence for Unit 42 at Palo Alto Networks.
Palo Alto Networks today announced it has extended its security portfolio as part of an effort to streamline the time and effort required for organizations to create and maintain a zero-trust IT environment across an extended enterprise.
The hacker ring’s ransom note appeared on the company’s computer screens this past Monday. “Your computers and servers are encrypted, backups are deleted,” it said. “We use strong encryption algorithms, so you cannot decrypt your data.”
The Colonial Pipeline ransomware attack has been by many measures the worst to date in the history of cybersecurity, nearly crippling the Southeastern U.S. and causing the pipeline company untold millions in damages.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A Russian-speaking ransomware syndicate that stole data from the Washington, D.C., police department says negotiations over payment have broken down, with it rejecting a $100,000 payment, and it will release sensitive information that could put lives at risk if more money is not offered.
In the wake of recent high-profile cyberattacks, IT experts gathered at MeriTalk’s CDM Central: The Age of Cyber Defenders virtual event on May 12 agreed that the Federal government needs to accelerate innovation when it comes to cybersecurity, and that includes implementing the Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation (CDM) program, along with zero trust security concepts.
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