Italian oil and gas services company Saipem has confirmed that its systems were hit recently by a new variant of the notorious Shamoon malware. Shamoon may have also been used in attacks aimed at other energy sector organizations operating in the Middle East.
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LONDON — As U.S. President Donald Trump re-imposed harsh economic sanctions on Iran last month, hackers scrambled to break into personal emails of American officials tasked with enforcing them, The Associated Press has found — another sign of how deeply cyberespionage is embedded into the fabric of U.S.-Iranian relations.
Security operations center (SOC)-as-a-service provider Arctic Wolf Networks this week announced plans to add risk-based vulnerability assessment capabilities to its portfolio, with the acquisition of RootSecure Corp.
Tigera, a San Francisco-based company that provides security and compliance solutions for Kubernetes platforms, announced on Wednesday that it raised $30 million in a Series B funding round.
A recent campaign attributed to the Russian cyber-espionage group Sofacy hit government agencies in four continents in an attempt to infect them with malware, Palo Alto Networks security researchers say.