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February 27, 2019  |  ZDNet, Charlie Osborne

Federal threat information sharing gets a more enterprise mindset

Researchers have discovered phishing campaigns mimicking US government bidding sites and procurement portals in a bid to scam federal contractors. On Monday, Anomali Labs researchers said the phishing schemes were detected in late February, in which a malicious server was found to be hosting two separate campaigns. The...
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February 26, 2019  |  CRN, Michael Novison

2019 Security 100: 20 Coolest SIEM, Risk And Threat Intelligence Vendors

Part three of CRN's 2019 Security 100 list looks at vendors that specialize in everything from risk assessments and pen testing to SIEM and incident response to security analytics and threat intelligence.Read More
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Arab News

February 22, 2019  |  Arab News, Arab News

STC inks deal with Anomali to boost cybersecurity

Saudi Telecom Company (STC) has signed an agreement with Anomali, a US-based cybersecurity company, to establish a platform for the sharing of information regarding cyber threats. The agreement focuses on enhancing the methods of dealing with cyber threats in the STC Group and its subsidiaries.Read More
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Federal New Network

February 1, 2019  |  Federal New Network, John Gilroy

Strategic threat intelligence in government

Today’s federal information technology leader is bombarded with malicious actors. Systems are attacked at an unimaginable frequency, with estimates reaching up to 40 million attacks per day. For large Security Operations Centers (SOCs), estimates indicate hundreds of millions of events per day. Dozens of security solutions are assembled to...
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January 17, 2019  |  SmartCompany , Dominic Powell

Government warns SMEs of new scam luring businesses into applying for fake tender contracts

Australian businesses have been specifically targeted by hackers in a new phishing scam which impersonates the government’s AusTender website, luring in unsuspecting SME owners who believe they are applying for lucrative government contracts.Uncovered by security researchers at threat detection platform Anomali, the scam appears as an...
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January 15, 2019  |  itnews, Ry Crozier

AusTender becomes latest bait for phishers

Phishers are targeting would-be tenderers to the Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development with an email and fake AusTender landing page. The campaign, reported by threat intelligence firm Anomali, was designed “to lure users into disclosing their account credentials by registering for eligibility to bid on commercial projects in 2019,...
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Bleeping Computer

December 27, 2018  |  Bleeping Computer, Ionut Ilascu

New Shamoon Sample from France Signed with Baidu Certificate

A new sample of Shamoon disk-wiping malware was uploaded from France recently to the VirusTotal scanning platform. It tries to pass as a system optimization tool from Chinese technology company Baidu. This new Shamoon variant was uploaded on December 23, 2018, and is signed with a digital certificate from Baidu, issued on...
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December 18, 2018  |  WIRED, Lily Hay Newman

The Iran Hacks Cybersecurity Experts Feared May Be Here

In May, President Donald Trump announced that the United States would withdraw from the 2015 nuclear agreement, negotiated by the Obama Administration, designed to keep Iran from developing or acquiring nuclear weapons. As part of that reversal, the Trump administration reimposed economic sanctions on Iran. From the start, the US...
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Security Week

December 17, 2018  |  Security Week, Eduard Kovacs

Shamoon 3 Attacks Targeted Several Sectors

New details have emerged about the recent Shamoon 3 attacks, including information on several malware samples, targets in additional sectors, and some links to threat groups believed to be operating out of Iran. Several new samples of the notorious Shamoon malware emerged recently. While initially, researchers could not say...
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Expand Your Knowledge

December 17, 2018  |  Expand Your Knowledge, Pierluigi Paganini

A Second Sample of the Shamoon Wiper was Uploaded to Virus Total

Last week security experts at Chronicle announced the discovery of a new variant of the infamous Shamoon malware, the sample was uploaded to Virus Total from Italy at around the time Italian oil services company Saipem announced to have suffered a cyber attack. Over 300 of the servers...
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