For an enterprise security team to attempt investigate who is behind an attack is extremely complicated and time consuming, and most importantly does very little to improve the organisation's defences against further attack.
"Principles-based" guidance issued by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Wednesday clarifies how the commission views the disclosure responsibility of public companies that have fallen victim to a cyber-attack.
Warnings that the 2018 Winter Olympic Games would be the target for hackers came true almost immediately as the Pyeongchang computer system was hit with a "destroyer" cyber-attack knocking its website and other services offline.
Generation Z are the least ransomware savvy generation while baby boomers were more likely to accurately define ransomware and were the savviest when it comes to not forwarding emails from unknown senders.
It is a matter of "When, not if" a major cyber-attack on the UK will happen says Ciaran Martin, head of the NCSC. This statement raises the prospect of huge disruptions to the British government and critical infrastructure.
Initial coin offerings (ICO) are losing about 10 percent of all ICO funds generated to cyber-attack due to poor cyber-security as malicious actors take advantage of the absence of a centralised authority.
A massive and crippling cyber-attack upon the United States' infrastructure could elicit a nuclear response under a newly drafted strategy that has been presented to President Trump.
A cyber-attack that left computer screens at Hancock Regional Hospital in Greenfield, Indiana, USA, with a ransom message for bitcoin has caused the entire network at the hospital to go offline to stop damage to data of the patients.
Following a cyber-attack in 2015 that caused a data breach from one of Carphone Warehouse's computers, the company has just been given a £400,000 fine, one of the highest fines for a data-breach in the UK to date.
Cyber-criminals launched a cyber-attack using the official website of a Ukraine-based accounting software developer to distribute a new variant of Zeus over a Ukrainian holiday.
While many organisations still fear of malware being the main burden to their email cyber-resilience, the findings show only 15 percent increase in these type of email attacks compared to the last figures.
Hackers may have gotten away with £51 million of bitcoin after a cyber-attack hit the cryptocurrency mining platform NiceHash. The attack was highlighted on Twitter and Reddit with users saying they may lose hundreds of dollars.
Action Fraud, the UK's national fraud and cyber-crime reporting centre, has launched a 24/7 live cyber-attack helpline. During its pilot since October 2016, Action Fraud's 24/7 cyber-helpline received 377 reports.
Driving the Autumn Budget - speed of introduction causes concerns over safety of autonomous vehicles, including terrorist take-over, plus where responsibility lays - user, manufacterer (hardware/software) and regulator.
An exploit in the InPage word processor program was used as an attack vector by three malware families. The word processor supports languages such as Urdu, Persian, Pashto, and Arabic.
A new strain of ransomware has been used to attack Japanese firms and delete evidence, according to security researchers. Hackers made significant attempts to hide covert operations.
Patching and application control should be first on the list to strengthen your organisation against attack, but take a strategic approach, and don't just patch for the latest WannaCry, but for the next big attack too says Amber Boehm.
The 23 June 12-hour brute force hack-attack against 9,000 parliamentary email accounts, including minsters and the PM, is now being blamed on Iran.
Poland's defence minister reportedly disclosed that his country successfully stopped yet another Russian cyber-attack.
A webshell used to harvest credentials from an unnamed Middle Eastern organisation appears to be targeting Israeli institutions and may possibly be linked to the Iranian APT group OilRig.
Avast continued to reveal further details surrounding the cyberattack that placed a backdoor in its free computer maintenance app, CCleaner. Attack believed originated from a country located in the UTC + 4 or UTC + 5 time zones.
We can expect to see a cyber-security incident at a category one level within the next few years. The government specifying what it will buy is an effective way of changing the market - Ian Levy, technical director, NCSC
The Central Intelligence Agency can take some small comfort that as WikiLeaks was preparing for its latest dump of the spy agency's Vault7 hacking tools, a group of hackers was busy defacing WikiLeaks' homepage.
Web application attacks accounted for 73 percent of all incidents and pure public cloud installations experienced the fewest security incidents in recent industry report.
A malware infection on a Lincolnshire hospital has caused an NHS trust to shut down major operations across several hospitals
IoT botnet blamed for Dyn attack - Mirai - has several code vulnerabilities but questions are raised over legality of its use in defence.
This week In Case You Missed It looks at: PSN hack on B1 launch; Russia prepares for retaliation; Blackouts from Dyn DDoS; Mirai botnets cause Dyn blackouts; Brexit confuses GDPR plans.
"Covert" action against Russia planned by Obama administration says NBC report
A group of industry experts joined for a panel to discuss enterprise-wide cyber-incident response plans and proactive techniques for a rapid response and three of the four panellists agreed it's all about the people.