An analysis of more than 130,000 active applications found more with at least one high-severity flaw compared with 2019.
Typically, blocklists are used to prevent users from picking easily guessable patterns, but a small neural network can do the same job and suggests that complex password requirements are not necessary.
KashmirBlack has been targeting popular content management systems, such as WordPress, Joomla, and Drupal, and using Dropbox and GitHub for communication to hide its presence.
A few lines of code and two API calls is all that it takes for developers to add encryption to their applications, startup says.
Seedworm Group, aka MuddyWater, is also deploying commodity ransomware as part of espionage attacks on companies and government agencies in the Middle East region.
Security pros and academic researchers discuss the best ways to use MITRE's framework to inform cybersecurity efforts, analyze threats, and teach future workers.
Cybercriminal team previously associated with point-of-sale malware and data theft has now moved almost completely into the more lucrative crimes of ransomware and extortion.