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Hackers Behind MGM Attack Targeting Banks, Insurers in New Campaign

The hacking group accused of disrupting casinos and hotels at MGM Resorts International last year is engaged in a new campaign targeting banks and insurance companies, according to cybersecurity researchers. The group, known as Scattered Spider, has targeted 29 companies …

‘The Internet’s on Fire’ as Techs Race to Fix Software Flaw

BOSTON (AP)–A critical vulnerability in a widely used software tool –one quickly exploited in the online game Minecraft–is rapidly emerging as a major threat to organizations around the world. “The internet’s on fire right now,” said Adam Meyers, senior vice …

SolarWinds, Microsoft, FireEye, CrowdStrike Executives Face Senate Grilling

WASHINGTON — Top executives at Texas-based software company SolarWinds Corp, digital giant Microsoft Corp and cybersecurity firms FireEye Inc and CrowdStrike Holdings Inc are expected to defend their companies’ responses to a series of breaches blamed on Russian hackers when …

Claims Business: RecovX Health, Tokio Marine and CrowdStrike, Ford and Verisk

ReCovX Health Launches Injury Claim Filing Tool RecovX Health, an insurtech based in Sarasota, Fla., has launched a product that allows injured people to file third-party liability accident claims with insurance companies. RecovX founder and owner Lee E. Fogle said …

U.S. Issues Alert About Malware Used by Chinese Government

The U.S. government issued an alert Monday that a type of malware seen frequently by security researchers in the last decade is tied to the Chinese government, the latest in a series of American warnings about China’s cyber capabilities this …

U.S. Officials Brace for Cyber-Attack Retaliation From Iran

Iranian officials are likely considering a cyber-attack against the U.S. in the wake of an airstrike that killed one of its top military officials. Former U.S. officials and security experts said there is precedent for such concerns amid years of …

Iranian Hackers Wage Cyber Campaign Amid Tensions with US

WASHINGTON — Iran has increased its offensive cyberattacks against the U.S. government and critical infrastructure as tensions have grown between the two nations, cybersecurity firms say. In recent weeks, hackers believed to be working for the Iranian government have targeted …