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IBM acquires offensive security startup Randori to bolster its cybersecurity toolkit

IBM has announced that it’s acquiring Randori, a Boston-based offensive security startup that combines attack surface management (ASM) with continuous automated red reaming (CART) to help organizations bolster their cyber defenses.  […]




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Microsoft disrupts Iran-linked hackers targeting organizations in Israel

Microsoft said on Thursday that it has successfully “identified and disabled” a previously unreported Lebanon-based hacking group that it believes is working with Iranian intelligence.  The hacking group, tracked by […]










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Panasonic says hackers accessed personal data of job candidates

Japanese tech giant Panasonic has confirmed that hackers accessed personal information belonging to job candidates and interns during a November cyberattack. At the time of the data breach, which the […]




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Panasonic confirms data breach after hackers access internal network

Japanese tech giant Panasonic has confirmed a data breach after hackers gained access to its internal network. Panasonic said in a press release dated November 26 that its network was […]




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DOJ will sue federal contractors that hide cyberattacks and breaches

The U.S. Department of Justice has said it will launch civil legal action against federal contractors if they fail to report cyberattacks or data breaches. The Civil Cyber-Fraud Initiative, introduced […]




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EU warns Russia over ‘Ghostwriter’ hacking ahead of German elections

The European Union has warned it may take action over Russia’s involvement in “malicious cyber activities” against several EU member states. The “Ghostwriter” campaign targeted “numerous members of Parliaments, government officials, […]




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BitSight raises $250M from Moody’s and acquires cyber risk startup VisibleRisk

BitSight, a startup that assesses the likelihood that an organization will be breached, has received a $250 million investment from credit rating giant Moody’s, and acquired Israeli cyber risk assessment […]




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Clop ransomware gang doxes two new victims days after police raids

The notorious Clop ransomware operation appears to be back in business, just days after Ukrainian police arrested six alleged members of the gang. Last week, a law enforcement operation conducted […]