Security researchers have spotted a new type of low-and-slow brute-force attack — which they nicknamed KnockKnock — aimed at companies with Office 365 accounts.
Sucuri, a cyber security company recently acquired by GoDaddy, has detected a massive online scanning campaign that's searching for websites that use the Adminer database management script.
Almost a year after the emergence of the Mirai botnet, smart devices are still facing a barrage of credential attacks, and a device left connected to the Internet with default credentials will be hijacked in about two minutes.
Several hospitals part of the NHS Lanarkshire board were hit on Friday by a version of the Bit Paymer ransomware. The infection took root on late Friday, August 25. NHS Lanarkshire officials acknowledged the incident right away.
A "determined" attacker has breached the email system of the UK Parliament over the weekend, according to a statement put out by the UK government on Sunday afternoon.
If a large number of users are getting locked out of your organization's Active Directory domain, it is possible that some of them may have been infected with QakBot, a rare but very dangerous malware strain.
Security researchers from ESET have discovered a new malware called Sathurbot that relies on malicious torrent files to spread to new victims and carries out coordinated brute-force attacks on WordPress sites.
More details have surfaced regarding a recent wave of brute-force attacks (dictionary attacks to be more accurate) that have targeted WordPress sites over the past few weeks.
Over the past three weeks, the number of brute-force attacks against WordPress sites has almost doubled, according to WordPress security firm WordFence.