Jon Gold

Senior Writer

Jon Gold covers IoT and wireless networking for Network World. He can be reached at jon_gold@idg.com.

Red Hat debuts edge features for Linux, Kubernetes platform security

Russian cyberattacks against Ukraine, other targets expected to rise

Russian cyberattacks against Ukraine, other targets expected to rise

Russia-backed hacking groups have wrought havoc in Ukrainian governmental and industrial systems and show signs of escalating cyberattacks on other targets including those outside of war zone, Microsoft reports.

GitHub repositories compromised by stolen OAuth tokens

GitHub repositories compromised by stolen OAuth tokens

GitHub, Salesforce warn of data theft from private code repositories.

Karakurt data thieves linked to larger Conti hacking group

Karakurt data thieves linked to larger Conti hacking group

Data theft group has apparent ties to another, more prolific hacking crew, according to cybersecurity firm Tetra Defense.

Kyndryl rolls out Dell partnership for disaster recovery and security

Kyndryl rolls out Dell partnership for disaster recovery and security

New offering aims to synchronize disaster recovery and business continuity with cybersecurity.

Thoma Bravo's $6.9B SailPoint deal brings IAM to security portfolio

Thoma Bravo's $6.9B SailPoint deal brings IAM to security portfolio

SailPoint's IAM (identity access management) capabilities fill a gap in private equity firm Thoma Bravo's cybersecurity portfolio.

5 VMware products need patching against serious security vulnerabilities

5 VMware products need patching against serious security vulnerabilities

VMware urges patching Workspace ONE Access and VMware products that include components of VMware Identity Manager.

Cash App customer investment data hacked

Cash App customer investment data hacked

The backers of the popular consumer payments app announced Monday that millions of customers are being contacted to warn that some of their personal information may have been compromised.

Exiger launches data-agnostic supply chain risk platform

Exiger launches data-agnostic supply chain risk platform

With supply chain risks abounding, extra visibility into potential problems could stand manufacturers in good stead.

CISA warns of attacks against internet-connected UPS devices

CISA warns of attacks against internet-connected UPS devices

Threat actors have targeted power supplies whose control interfaces are connected to the internet, and CISA says that they should be disconnected immediately.

Microsoft help files repurposed to contain Vidar malware in new campaign

Microsoft help files repurposed to contain Vidar malware in new campaign

A new email malware campaign hides a malicious payload in what appears to be a Microsoft Compiled HTML Help file.

FBI: Victims lost nearly $7 billion to cybercrime in 2021

FBI: Victims lost nearly $7 billion to cybercrime in 2021

New statistics from the FBI show that more than 847,000 complaints of suspected internet-based crime were made in the past year.

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