As Ransomware Attacks Increase, DHS Alerts to Cybersecurity Insights

DHS has seen a proliferation of ransomware attacks, prompting an alert into how the malware is spreading and ways all organizations can protect the enterprise and contain the virus. September 09, 2019 – The Department of Homeland Security is once again alerting all sectors to the rapidly increasing threat of ransomware attacks. Officials have shared FireEye research Read more…

Ensemble Modeling

Classifying Actionable Cyber Threat Intelligence By: Lori Cole, Threat Intelligence Consultant at Recorded Future TLDR: A decision tree bagging ensemble model was the most accurate in classifying actionable cyber threat intelligence. Why? My guess: bagging builds a forest of decision tree models each using a different slice of the training Read more…

ATM Hacker Attacks

Attacks against automated teller machines (ATMs) are nothing new, for obvious reasons. They are a perfect target for both conventional thieves and hackers, standing at the intersection of physical theft and cyber crime. Particularly in the developing world, ATMs often lack basic cybersecurity precautions, with archaic operating systems and minimal Read more…