How a Cyber Crime Ring Stole $100 Million From Unsuspecting Companies

The U.S. Justice Department has indicted 10 people for allegedly using malware to try to steal more than $100 million, mostly from U.S. businesses. In its court filing in a Pennsylvania federal court on Thursday, the Justice Department said the suspects, from Russia, Ukraine, Bulgaria, and other European countries, used malware called GozNym to access […]

Senior Executives Are Getting Phished More Frequently. Here’s an Urgent Tip!!!

A couple weeks ago I received an email message with the subject line “Urgent Request !!!” The note purported to be from Adam Lashinsky, this newsletter’s weekday columnist, a man whose comminqu?s I am wont not to ignore. Yet I knew instantly, even before opening the note, that the composer was an imposter. The tell: […]

Darktrace CEO: The Future of Cybersecurity is A.I. vs. A.I.

Nicole Eagan believes a robot uprising draws nigh. As the chief executive of Darktrace, a cybersecurity “unicorn,” or private firm valued at more than $1 billion, Eagan helps companies spot intruders in corporate networks, quarantine them, and defend data. The British firm’s technology uses machine learning techniques to gain an understanding of the internal state […]