2-Factor Authentication Bypass Flaw Reported in cPanel and WHM Software

cPanel, a provider of popular administrative tools to manage web hosting, has patched a security vulnerability that could have allowed remote attackers with access to valid credentials to bypass two-factor authentication (2FA) protection on an account. The issue, tracked as "SEC-575" and discovered by researchers from Digital Defense, has been remedied by the company in versions 11.92.0.2,

Posted on 25 November 2020 | 1:14 am

Baidu's Android Apps Caught Collecting and Leaking Sensitive User Data

Two popular Android apps from Chinese tech giant Baidu have been removed from the Google Play Store in October after they were caught collecting sensitive user details. The two apps in question—Baidu Maps and Baidu Search Box—were found to collect device identifiers, such as the International Mobile Subscriber Identity (IMSI) number or MAC address, without users' knowledge, thus making them 

Posted on 25 November 2020 | 12:50 am

Is your organization prepared for PCI DSS 4.0?

Designed to ensure that all companies securely transmit, store or process payment card data correctly, compliance to the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) serves a critical purpose. Failure to comply increases the risk of a data breach, which can lead to potential losses of revenue, customers, brand reputation and customer trust. Despite this risk, the 2020 Verizon Payment Security Report found that only 27.9% of global organizations maintained full PCI DSS compliance … More

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Posted on 25 November 2020 | 12:00 am

WAPDropper Android Malware Targets Southeast Asia Users, Experts Warn

The malware victims are charged for expensive premium mobile services once they downloaded the apps. The attack is similar to the ones that became ...

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 11:48 pm

Challenges organizations face in combating third-party cyber risk

A CyberGRX report reveals trends and challenges organizations of all sizes face in combating third-party cyber risk today. Each insight was gleaned from proprietary assessment data gathered from a sample of 4,000 third parties. Twenty percent of an organization’s third parties are high risk Based on the third-party population ingested by enterprise customers, on average, 20% of an enterprise’s third-party portfolio pose high inherent risk. This means that if these third parties become compromised or … More

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Posted on 24 November 2020 | 11:30 pm

Global Advanced Malware Sandbox Solutions Market Top Company Profile: FireEye, Inc., Trend ...

Understanding Advanced Malware Sandbox Solutions market Segments: an Overview: The report is aimed at improving the decision-making ...

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 11:26 pm

The year in ransomware: Key targets, extortion tactics, and what to do

Kroll's review of our October attack trends revealed a 75% increase in ... Educate staff and continually raise awareness on cyber security topics, ...

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 11:03 pm

The year in ransomware: Key targets, extortion tactics, and what to do

Kroll's review of our October attack trends revealed a 75% increase in ... As information security teams had to pivot within days or weeks to a fully ...

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 11:03 pm

Wake Forest sells Chatham Farm Road tracts

13, 2014, the hackers used the malware to obtain the payment card information of customers who used self-checkout lanes at Home Depot stores.

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 11:03 pm

Using drones to improve 5G network security

The introduction of 5G will change the way we communicate, multiply the capacity of the information highways, and allow everyday objects to connect to each other in real time. Its deployment constitutes a true technological revolution not without some security hazards. Until 5G technology has definitively expanded, some challenges remain to be resolved, including those concerning possible eavesdropping, interference and identity theft. Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV), also known as drones, are emerging as enablers for … More

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Posted on 24 November 2020 | 11:00 pm

Maintaining Retailer Cybersecurity During Peak Holiday Shopping Season

Combatting Supply Chain Vulnerabilities. Conventional cybersecurity depends on a perimeter secured with firewalls, VPNs, and other technology ...

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 10:52 pm

Maintaining Retailer Cybersecurity During Peak Holiday Shopping Season

Malware may be installed via a zero-day exploit, by a trusted – but not trustworthy – internal or third-party user, or in a successful phishing attack. That's ...

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 10:52 pm

Yonhap News Summary

(2nd LD) New virus cases near 400, stricter nationwide antivirus curbs in offing (ATTN: CHANGES 1st photo; ADDS more info in paras 5-6, 9-10, 13, ...

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 10:41 pm

SMBs eagerly adopting IaaS, 60% prefer resellers over providers

As the “as-a-service” cloud model revolutionizes the way businesses of all sizes use technology, a study released by AppDirect reveals that SMBs are eagerly adopting infrastructure as a service (IaaS) and that they prefer to purchase solutions from resellers. The report also found that 72% of SMBs already run most of their workloads in the cloud, and that eight out of 10 plan to increase their IaaS spend over the next three years. SMBs inceasingly … More

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Posted on 24 November 2020 | 10:30 pm

Global Antivirus Software Package Market 2020-2027 Size, Significant Development, Sales ...

Global Antivirus Software Package Market is anticipated to embark on a nail-biting growth trajectory identified with several core factors and elements ...

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 10:17 pm

Around 18,000 fraudulent sites are created daily

The internet is full of fraud and theft and cybercriminals are operating in the open with impunity, misrepresenting brands and advocating deceit overtly. Bolster found these criminals are using mainstream ISPs, hosting companies and free internet services – the same that are used by legitimate businesses every day. Phishing and online fraud scams accelerate In Q2, there was an alarming, rapid increase of new phishing and fraudulent sites being created, detecting 1.7 million phishing and … More

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Posted on 24 November 2020 | 10:00 pm

Home » News » Is Cybersecurity Smart Enough to Protect Automated Buildings?

The Risks are Real. Cyber criminals have already compromised an enterprise network via an HVAC system in the successful cyberattack on U.S. retail ...

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 9:56 pm

Retailers face tough sell over data collection technology

As well as permission, there is also the issue of security. Almost half of UK businesses suffered a cyber security breach or attack in 2019, according to ...

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 9:56 pm

Internet of Energy powers up hackers' threat to electricity grids

Even with reasonable cyber protection, energy networks can be attacked by ransomware aimed at exploiting vulnerabilities in systems adapted for the ...

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 9:56 pm

Home » News » Is Cybersecurity Smart Enough to Protect Automated Buildings?

There are many reasons why the cybersecurity of industrial control systems ... for cyber threats and adds to the complexity of security management.

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 9:56 pm

Retailers face tough sell over data collection technology

As well as permission, there is also the issue of security. Almost half of UK businesses suffered a cyber security breach or attack in 2019, according to ...

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 9:56 pm

Digital payments deepen the threat of online fraud in Covid era

This shift, which was already well under way before the pandemic struck, has deepened concerns about potential cyber security risks for consumers ...

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 9:56 pm

Retailers face tough sell over data collection technology

Almost half of UK businesses suffered a cyber security breach or attack in 2019, according to statistics from the UK's Department for Digital, Culture, ...

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 9:56 pm

Home » News » Is Cybersecurity Smart Enough to Protect Automated Buildings?

The Risks are Real. Cyber criminals have already compromised an enterprise network via an HVAC system in the successful cyberattack on U.S. retail ...

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 9:56 pm

Miners' adoption of new tech heaps up security threats

“There are a number of challenges around connectivity, cyber security, skills, data management and investment that miners must overcome to realise ...

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 9:56 pm

Retailers face tough sell over data collection technology

Almost half of UK businesses suffered a cyber security breach or attack in 2019, according to statistics from the UK's Department for Digital, Culture, ...

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 9:56 pm

Home » News » Is Cybersecurity Smart Enough to Protect Automated Buildings?

There are many reasons why the cybersecurity of industrial control systems presents unique challenges. Unclear or overlapping responsibilities, ...

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 9:56 pm

Barnes & Noble survives hack attack unscathed before holiday season

In an exclusive interview, B&N CEO James Daunt said the giant bookseller now believes the data breach it disclosed in mid-October was the result of ...

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 9:45 pm

What Does the “Reset Instagram Password” Text Mean?

While this doesn't seem too strange, phishers often use links disguised as one thing to open up a very quick link that leads to malware. While that may ...

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 9:22 pm

Information Security Training Market 2020 is Growing Rapidly and Expected to Witness a ...

Various Information Security Training industry verticals are featured in the study along with competitive industry scenario. A lucrative product overview, ...

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 9:11 pm

Home Depot Agrees to $17.5 Million Settlement With States Over 2014 Data Breach

Home Depot has agreed to shell out  $17.5 million under a settlement with the attorney generals of 46 states and the District of Columbia over the massive data breach suffered by the home improvement retailer in 2014, when cybercriminals managed to steal email addresses and payment card data belonging to more than 40 million customers in the United States.

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Posted on 24 November 2020 | 8:50 pm

Cert NZ tracks big rise in cyber attacks during pandemic

The Government's Computer Emergency Response Team (Cert NZ) fielded a record 2610 reports of cyberattacks in the September quarter, which ...

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 8:48 pm

Antivirus Software Market Technological Growth 2020-2025 with Types, Applications and Top ...

AMR information of the Global Antivirus Software Market report will surely grow business and improve return on investment (ROI). The report has been ...

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 8:37 pm

Premier Health investigates data breach

Premier Health is investigating how many people were impacted by a data breach this year. According to a letter sent to patients, on June 8, 2020, ...

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 8:37 pm

Rockwell Automation improves security of visualization apps with new industrial PCs and software

Rockwell Automation announced the release of new industrial PCs and software to markedly improve the reliability and security of visualization applications. Visualization systems are often among the most expensive plant floor systems to maintain and are a common target for unauthorized users looking to access control system assets and intellectual property. The new industrial Allen-Bradley VersaView 6300 PCs and thin clients combine with FactoryTalk View human-machine interface (HMI) software and ThinManager thin-client management software to … More

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Posted on 24 November 2020 | 8:30 pm

Apple Security Chief Allegedly Tried to Bribe Police With iPads

Apple's global security director has been charged with bribery for allegedly offering hundreds of iPads to Californian law enforcement officers in exchange for weapons permits for company employees.

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Posted on 24 November 2020 | 8:07 pm

NK paper calls for quality over quantity to achieve self-reliance

"Our emergency antivirus efforts require us more than ever to manufacture on our own all goods necessary to build our economy and for the lives of ...

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 8:03 pm

NETGEAR launches new WiFi 6 Access Point for home offices and small businesses

NETGEAR announced the availability of the new WAX204 WiFi 6 Access Point, adding to the company’s portfolio of WiFi 6-enabled business products. The WAX204 joins an existing Business Essentials family of high-performance, yet economical WiFi Access Points from NETGEAR, which are ideally suited for small single-site locations. This line of wireless access points is designed for the customer who does not require remote management yet needs a simple local management solution with an intuitive user … More

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Posted on 24 November 2020 | 8:00 pm

Netpoleon Publishes the Report for Business Email Compromise (BEC)

... of integrated security, networking solutions and value added services, publishes the report “Business Email Compromise (BEC): How does it attack ...

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 7:52 pm

TeamViewer 15.12 for macOS: Improved performance and less energy consumption

TeamViewer released TeamViewer 15.12 for macOS, which already supports the new custom architecture known as Apple Silicon. The TeamViewer app is optimized to use the new architecture to the fullest without relying on the Rosetta 2 emulation. The latest TeamViewer client supports the Apple Silicon structure as well as the new macOS Big Sur, which will be the first operating system on Apple Silicon. The key benefits of using the latest version, which supports Apple … More

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Posted on 24 November 2020 | 7:30 pm

Cybersecurity Tips for Online Shoppers During the Holidays

eWEEK SECURITY ANALYSIS: Consumers cannot be too careful when shopping online. Hackers are sitting in wait for excited buyers who unknowingly ...

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 7:07 pm

Cybersecurity Tips for Online Shoppers During the Holidays

It's important not to follow any of the links or open any attachments, as they often contain malware designed to steal your personal, financial, or credit ...

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 7:07 pm

Cybersecurity Tips for Online Shoppers During the Holidays

With the upcoming Black Friday/Cyber Monday holiday shopping season beginning this week, cybersecurity experts with Juniper Networks and ...

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 7:07 pm

Cybersecurity Tips for Online Shoppers During the Holidays

eWEEK SECURITY ANALYSIS: Consumers cannot be too careful when shopping online. Hackers are sitting in wait for excited buyers who unknowingly ...

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 7:07 pm

DigiCert and Atea deliver a fully managed service for multiple types of digital certificate-based use cases

DigiCert and Atea jointly announced a partnership to launch the new Atea Managed Certificate Service offering insight into certificate health, usage and endpoint vulnerabilities to ensure the best possible customer experience for secure communication. Delivered by Atea Managed Services and powered by core DigiCert CertCentral technology the new service includes the ability to automatically locate, identify, and track all certificates in use with 24/7 monitoring, management and renewals throughout any network and connected device environment. … More

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Posted on 24 November 2020 | 7:00 pm

Labor group set to stage nationwide rallies despite virus surge

"As always, we will fight in compliance with the antivirus measures that have been strengthened in the wake of the resurgence of COVID-19," a KCTU ...

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 6:56 pm

New virus cases near 400, stricter nationwide antivirus curbs in offing

The number of new coronavirus cases in South Korea reached nearly 400 on Wednesday on account of sporadic cluster infections across the country, ...

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 6:38 pm

New virus cases near 400, stricter nationwide antivirus curbs in offing

... on account of sporadic cluster infections across the country, prompting health authorities to consider imposing tougher antivirus curbs nationwide.

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 6:33 pm

Entersekt partners with Cellulant to guard against digital banking and payment fraud

Entersekt has announced a partnership with Cellulant, an African financial technology company. The partnership will further enhance Cellulant’s cybersecurity by proactively securing its digital banking channels and guarding against digital banking and payment fraud. Entersekt is working with the Cellulant team to integrate its mobile software development kit with Cellulant’s product stack, making Entersekt’s authentication and app security solutions available to Cellulant’s clients. Two large Kenyan banking groups are already working on their deployment. “We … More

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Posted on 24 November 2020 | 6:30 pm

Dashlane app missing in Google Play on one Fire 10 but appears in another Fire

Today, Dashlane stopped working on the Fire 10 7th generation model so I uninstalled it. I was then surprised to see that Dashlane is not available in ...

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 6:13 pm

FTC's Zoom Deal Signals New Data Security Plan Under Dems

In objecting to the Zoom deal, the commissioners lamented the "status quo" approach to data security and privacy enforcement, urging their colleagues ...

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 6:11 pm

F-Secure updates TOTAL cyber security package. #CyberSecurity #Tech

TOTAL has undergone updates and improvements to offer users the very best in online protection. Offering malware, browsing and banking protection, ...

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 6:11 pm

F-Secure updates TOTAL cyber security package. #CyberSecurity #Tech

SAFE works across PC, Mac, Android and iOS devices to provide online security with antivirus, browsing and banking protection against various ...

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 6:11 pm

FTC's Zoom Deal Signals New Data Security Plan Under Dems

Yet the FTC hasn't shied away from data security and privacy enforcement during the Trump administration. Last year alone, it notched a record $5 ...

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 6:11 pm

How to avoid clinical trial scams

You could end up downloading malware onto your computer or phone, giving scammers access to all of your personal information stored on your ...

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 6:00 pm

Option3Ventures Technology Board Member, Greg Akers, Appointed as Chief Technology Officer ...

Option3Ventures (O3V), a leading cybersecurity investment specialist firm, ... He last held the role of Chief Technology Officer within Cisco's Security ...

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 6:00 pm

NIST SP 800-53 Explained

It aims to improve your organization's information systems' security program by ... Using the NIST Cybersecurity Framework, you can improve your ...

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 5:03 pm

NIST SP 800-53 Explained

Data breaches have been an issue long before technology. A data breach refers to any confirmed incident in which sensitive, confidential, ...

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 5:03 pm

Latest Version of TrickBot Employs Clever New Obfuscation Trick

The malware takes advantage of how the Windows command line interpreter works to try and slip past anti-detection tools, Huntress Labs says.

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 4:52 pm

DDoS campaigns, BEC scams & Emotet: CERT NZ reports top security threats

Another malware nasty was the return of Emotet, which accounted for a 34% increase in the number of malware attacks compared to the previous ...

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 4:52 pm

Cyber security: Sophos reveals cyber threat patterns for 2021

By Juliet Umeh. Next-generation Cyber Security Company, Sophos, has revealed the pattern cyber attackers will adopt to ravage and corporate IN 2021.

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 4:46 pm

Cyber security: Sophos reveals cyber threat patterns for 2021

By Juliet Umeh. Next-generation Cyber Security Company, Sophos, has revealed the pattern cyber attackers will adopt to ravage and corporate IN 2021.

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 4:46 pm

Pandemic spurring hackers online as people shop this Black Friday

"We've seen a major surge in the deployment of malware, bad code that can intercept your online shopping," said Dr. Richard Harknett, co-director of ...

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 4:31 pm

5 hospital, health system malware, ransomware and phishing incidents in November

Here are the healthcare provider malware, ransomware and phishing incidents Becker's Hospital Review reported on in November. Greensboro ...

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 4:30 pm

5 advantages of the principle of least privilege

Network managers and information security professionals need secure methods to allow users and applications to perform critical functions on their ...

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 4:30 pm

20/20 hindsight shows that foresight wasn't 20/20

Some other experts correctly predicted it would be a banner year for that kind of attack. 5G. 5G: 2020 cyber security predictions | Synopsys. Yet another ...

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 4:30 pm

20/20 hindsight shows that foresight wasn't 20/20

Some other experts correctly predicted it would be a banner year for that kind of attack. 5G. 5G: 2020 cyber security predictions | Synopsys. Yet another ...

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 4:30 pm

5 advantages of the principle of least privilege

An SQL injection is a common web application attack that inserts malicious instructions into SQL statements. Hackers are then able to elevate their ...

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 4:30 pm

20/20 hindsight shows that foresight wasn't 20/20

Some other experts correctly predicted it would be a banner year for that kind of attack. 5G. 5G: 2020 cyber security predictions | Synopsys. Yet another ...

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 4:30 pm

Research Report and Overview on Antivirus Software Package Market, 2020-2025

The recent study in the Antivirus Software Package market offers a comprehensive study of this business sphere, in accordance to the key growth ...

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 4:18 pm

Dunlap On Zero Trust, Agility & ADO Cybersecurity

WASHINGTON: Welcome to the fourth of our video stories drawn from our almost hour-long interview with Preston Dunlap, Chief Architect of Air and ...

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 4:07 pm

Pandemic Driving Expansion of Duties for General Counsels Who Are Commonly Taking on ...

65% of all respondents saw privacy, data protection, security, and/or data risk as the top area of legal risk for their business. The general counsels listed ...

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 3:56 pm

AG Schmitt, Coalition of Attorneys General Reach Settlement with Home Depot Over Data Breach

Consistent with previous state data breach settlements, the company will undergo a post settlement information security assessment which in part will ...

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 3:56 pm

Sanford Health launches cybersecurity health innovation hub

... a national cybersecurity health innovation hub focused on expanding the cybersecurity workforce and driving digital transformations in healthcare.

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 3:56 pm

Growth Opportunities in Cloud-based Email and Web Security Solutions Deployments in the Indian ...

The addition of multiple functionalities into core capabilities is transforming the Web and email security markets. Various integrations, including data loss ...

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 3:45 pm

Victory! Court Protects Anonymity of Security Researchers Who Reported Apparent ...

Security researchers who reported observing Internet communications ... that the information Alfa Bank sought to identify the security researchers “is ...

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 3:45 pm

Victory! Court Protects Anonymity of Security Researchers Who Reported Apparent ...

Security researchers who reported observing Internet communications ... against the anonymous computer security researchers for speaking out.

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 3:45 pm

Letter: Biden should rehire fired director of Cybersecurity, Infrastructure

Add the name of Chris Krebs, director of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Agency, to the list of public government servants — you saw several of ...

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 3:45 pm

Inspector General Report: State Dept. Faces Persistent Information Security Challenges

An audit conducted in fiscal year 2020 showed that the State Department lacked an organization-wide data security program as highlighted by security ...

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 3:33 pm

Home Depot Data Breach Settlement

The Home Depot and Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro agreed on a $680,000 settlement over the chain's data breach. 7 minutes ago ...

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 3:22 pm

Home Depot Data Breach Settlement

The Home Depot and Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro agreed on a $680,000 settlement over the chain's data breach. 11 minutes ago ...

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 3:22 pm

Home Depot settles data breach case with Georgia, 45 other states

In addition to the $17.5 million settlement payment, the company has agreed to strengthen its information security program to better protect the personal ...

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 3:22 pm

Home Depot settles with states over 2014 data breach

Home Depot on Tuesday announced it has settled a multistate probe into data breach six years ago for $17.5 million. The breach, occurring between ...

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 3:22 pm

Congress Passes IoT Cybersecurity Act

The U.S. Senate passed a bill aimed at improving the cybersecurity of internet of things (IoT) devices. The bill was passed by the House in September ...

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 3:11 pm

FireEye Acquires Respond Software to Advance Cybersecurity AI

XDR is designed to make it easier to correlate events across endpoints and network traffic flows to identify cybersecurity threats more accurately.

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 3:11 pm

Congress Passes IoT Cybersecurity Act

The U.S. Senate passed a bill aimed at improving the cybersecurity of internet of things (IoT) devices. The bill was passed by the House in September ...

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 3:11 pm

Updated Trickbot Malware Is More Resilient

The gang operating Trickbot is continuing its activities despite recent takedown efforts, rolling out two updates that make the malware more difficult to ...

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 3:11 pm

Home Depot to pay $17.5 million after 2014 customer data breach

The Home Depot has agreed to implement and maintain data security practices designed to strengthen its information security program. by: Ashley ...

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 3:06 pm

Michigan AG, The Home Depot agree on 2014 data breach settlement

Besides the financial settlements, The Home Depot also agreed to implement and maintain a series of data security practices designed to strengthen its ...

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 3:00 pm

Post-Breach, Peatix Data Reportedly Found on Instagram, Telegram

In a data breach notice to affected users, Peatix said it learned on Nov. 9 that user account data had been improperly accessed. Upon further ...

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 3:00 pm

Post-Breach, Peatix Data Reportedly Found on Instagram, Telegram

It's unclear how many of those users were affected by the data breach or how the breach initially occurred; Threatpost has reached out to Peatix for ...

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 3:00 pm

5 Sneaky Holiday Scams to Watch out For

... pandemic-related uptick in online shopping to steal consumers' money and personal information through phishing, malware, and straight-up theft.

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 2:48 pm

Home Depot To Pay $17.5M To States Over 2014 Data Breach

Law360 (November 24, 2020, 3:55 PM EST) -- Home Depot Inc. has agreed to pay $17.5 million and improve its data security to resolve a multistate ...

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 2:48 pm

Banks expect their cybersecurity costs to keep soaring

Cybersecurity topped the list of expected budget increases in a survey of technology spending conducted by Deloitte & Touche, with 64% of ...

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 2:48 pm

2FA bypass discovered in web hosting software cPanel

More than 70 million sites are managed via cPanel software, according to the company.

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 2:44 pm

Vermont to receive $354000 from Home Depot over 2014 data breach

Specific security provisions agreed to in the settlement include: Employing a duly qualified Chief Information Security Officer reporting to both the ...

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 2:37 pm

Federal authorities warn of increased cyber targeting during upcoming holiday season

The Department of Homeland Security's Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) on Tuesday warned of a spike in cyber scams ...

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 2:37 pm

Home Depot to pay $17.5 million after 2014 customer data breach

Georgia-based retailer The Home Depot is expected to pay a $17.5 million settlement relating to a massive data breach that exposed the payment ...

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 2:37 pm

2FA bypass discovered in web hosting software cPanel

While brute-forcing attacks, in general, usually take hours or days to execute, in this particular case, the attack required only a few minutes, Digital ...

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 2:37 pm

Virginia to receive nearly $300K from Home Depot settlement after 2014 data breach

The malware allowed the hackers to receive the card information of customers who used self-checkout lanes at stores throughout the U.S. between ...

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 2:37 pm

Bad Medicine: Hospital Hit With Multiple Data Breach Class Actions for Unauthorized Access of ...

Healthcare data breaches are on the rise-recent estimates peg the number of patient records breached in 2019 as exceeding 41 million individuals.

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 2:37 pm

The Home Depot settles data breach case with Georgia, 45 other states

The settlement, announced Tuesday, resolves a multistate investigation of a data breach involving the payment card information of about 40 million ...

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 2:26 pm

NJ gets $579K from Home Depot over data breach that compromised data of millions

The award resolves allegations the retailer had insufficient security measures in place that compromised the personal information of millions in 2014.

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 2:26 pm

Location analytics for COVID-safe workplaces

This information enables the tracking of people's movements and dwell time -- or how long they remain in one area -- inside the building. “These device ...

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 2:26 pm

Chinese Hacking Group Rebounds With Fresh Malware

A Chinese advanced persistent threat group has recently begun ramping up its activities with a new phishing campaign leveraging updated malware ...

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 2:26 pm

Home Depot agrees to $17.5m settlement in 2014 data breach

Home Depot has reached a $17.5 million settlement with the attorney generals of most U.S. states over a 2014 data breach in which the payment card ...

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 2:26 pm

Spotify Resets Around 350000 Passwords Involved in a Data Breach

vpnMentor discovered the leak on July 3, 2020 and then reviewed it further on July 9, 2020. The reason for this delay is that the researchers need to ...

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 2:26 pm

Chinese Hacking Group Rebounds With Fresh Malware

Malware Update. The Proofpoint researchers found that TA416 recently updated its version of PlugX malware by rewriting part of it in Golang. Other ...

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 2:26 pm

AG Jennings Announces Multistate Data Breach Settlement With The Home Depot

The DOJ's Consumer Protection Unit helped secure the settlement. ... Specific information security provisions agreed to in the settlement include:.

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 2:15 pm

Transport firm beefs up security after second cyber attack

Pat Wright, of Barry Walsh Transport, is no stranger to malicious cyber attacks. A few months ago, someone hacked into their business emails, causing ...

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 2:07 pm

'Minecraft Mods' Attack More Than 1 Million Android Devices

Once the modpack malware is installed on the Android device, it only allows itself to be opened once, according to Kaspersky. And once opened, the ...

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 2:04 pm

Colorado secures settlement from The Home Depot over consumer data breach

... practices designed to strengthen its information security program and safeguard the personal information of consumers,” according to the release.

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 2:03 pm

Welcoming digital transformation securely

... hit by a cyber attack (Boston Consulting Group), however, cybersecurity and ... Monitoring only known threats, or “signatures” such as compromised ...

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 2:03 pm

SASE: Securing the Network Edge

SASE consolidates the security risks and risk mitigation within the cloud services model. Financial savings: Investing in SASE eliminates the need to buy ...

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 1:53 pm

SASE: Securing the Network Edge

Gartner coined the term SASE in its Future of Network Security in the Cloud report, identifying SASE architectures as a critical cybersecurity solution to ...

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 1:53 pm

Delaware County Government Target of Apparent Cyber Attack, State and Federal Investigation ...

But it was unclear Tuesday when the attack on the network began. ”The investigation is ongoing and we are working with computer forensic specialists ...

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 1:52 pm

Red tape hampers introduction of industrial cyber security solutions - Kaspersky Lab

MOSCOW, November 24. /TASS/. Bureaucracy and the inability to stop production hamper implementation of industrial cyber security solutions, ...

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 1:30 pm

Home Depot settles 2014 customer data breach lawsuit for $17.5 million

Hackers inserted malware into the company's point-of-sale system. The Malware allowed hackers to get payment card information from customers ...

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 1:30 pm

NZI launches cybersecurity tool for SMEs

NZI has launched a cybersecurity tool for its small and medium business customers, as instances of phishing, fraud and unauthorised access continue ...

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 1:18 pm

Symantec Head Art Gilliland Out One Year After Broadcom Deal

Going forward, Rob Greer, Adam Bromwich and Clayton Donley will lead Symantec's Network and Information Security, Endpoint Security and Identity ...

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 1:07 pm

Italy Airport's Computers Used to Mine Ethereum

Crypto mining malware is not as severe on your computers as the other viruses. They depend on your computer life to keep mining. For that, they are ...

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 1:07 pm

Vancouver Island paper mill to resume operations after wood shortage, cyber attack

Shortly after that, an external malware attack and the effects of COVID-19 caused the temporary curtailment to extend indefinitely. Now, roughly 560 ...

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 1:06 pm

Vancouver Island paper mill to resume operations after wood shortage, cyber attack

VICTORIA -- Dozens of workers will be back on the job when a large paper mill on Vancouver Island reopens in early 2021, after it suspended ...

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 1:06 pm

Passwords stressing you out? Here's how to manage them

That's exactly what password managers like LastPass Premium offer subscribers. The program creates hacker-proof passwords for every single ...

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 1:05 pm

Examining the Top Cyber Threats Plaguing the Pharmaceutical Industry

Learn about the top cyber threats and security challenges facing the pharmaceutical industry and how these organizations can secure their entire ...

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 12:57 pm

Director and Shareholder Virtual Meetings Require Cybersecurity

The use of said internet communication means that cybersecurity has become an urgent concern for companies. Shareholder meetings predominantly ...

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 12:56 pm

Director and Shareholder Virtual Meetings Require Cybersecurity

The use of said internet communication means that cybersecurity has become an urgent concern for companies. Shareholder meetings predominantly ...

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 12:56 pm

Cyber-attacks Reported on Three US Healthcare Providers

In Katonah, New York, a September 1 ransomware attack on Four Winds Hospital locked staff out of computer systems for a fortnight. Cybersecurity ...

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 12:56 pm

Director and Shareholder Virtual Meetings Require Cybersecurity

The use of said internet communication means that cybersecurity has become an urgent concern for companies. Shareholder meetings predominantly ...

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 12:56 pm

Settlement reached in Home Depot data breach

Employing a duly qualified chief information security officer — reporting to both senior or C-level executives and the board of directors regarding The ...

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 12:56 pm

Blockchain-based voting systems have potential despite security concerns

The researchers published a report on Nov. 6 explaining that online voting is fatally flawed since such systems are vulnerable to large-scale cyber ...

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 12:56 pm

Settlement reached in Home Depot data breach

That malware allowed the hackers to obtain the payment information of the customers who used the the self-checkouts between April 10, 2014 and ...

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 12:56 pm

US cracks down on cyber security compliance

The USCG expects that all companies with US flagged ships and foreign flagged ships address cyber risk management by January. Photo: Pete ...

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 12:45 pm

Australian legal services provider hit with cyber attack

An Australian supplier to the legal services industry has suffered a cyber security incident. Law In Order says the attack occurred over the weekend ...

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 12:44 pm

Australian legal services provider hit with cyber attack

An Australian supplier to the legal services industry has suffered a cyber security incident. Law In Order says the attack occurred over the weekend ...

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 12:44 pm

Cybersecurity Expert Offers Tips on Cyber Monday

Hamden, CT – Fred Scholl, director of Quinnipiac University's online Master of Science in Cybersecurity program offers some thoughts on shopping ...

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 12:43 pm

Cybersecurity Expert Offers Tips on Cyber Monday

Hamden, CT – Fred Scholl, director of Quinnipiac University's online Master of Science in Cybersecurity program offers some thoughts on shopping ...

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 12:43 pm

Cyber attack: No customer or staff data stolen, Flagship Group says – BBC News

The attack was reported to the Regulator of Social Housing, the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) and the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) ...

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 12:39 pm

Cyberattacks Cost DeFi Sector $100 Million in 2020

According to a recent report by Ciphertrace, a cryptocurrency forensics and blockchain threat intelligence firm, hackers stole nearly $100 million from ...

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 12:30 pm

Hackers Trick GoDaddy Employees in Operation Targeting Cryptocurrency Services

Cybercriminals were able to change the DNS settings of some cryptocurrency websites after tricking GoDaddy employees into providing them with access to customer accounts.

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Posted on 24 November 2020 | 12:22 pm

Jacobs Purchases Cybersecurity Firm The Buffalo Group

Jacobs (NYSE: J) has acquired cybersecurity company the Buffalo Group to expand its services to government agencies. The deal comes as the ...

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 12:22 pm

Cyberattacks Cost DeFi Sector $100 Million in 2020

The decentralized finance sector, better known as DeFi, suffered heavy financial losses from cyberattacks in 2020. According to a recent report by ...

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 12:22 pm

Senate proposes $58M boost to CISA's budget to clear out risk assessment backlog

NCCIC is part of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency which has taken up the task of testing critical infrastructure -- election and ...

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 12:11 pm

Can the Military's Layered Defenses Protect It From a Cyber Attack?

Cyber attackers are innovating new attack tactics at an alarming rate, at times shifting attacks beyond the operating system to “lower points in the ...

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 12:11 pm

Can the Military's Layered Defenses Protect It From a Cyber Attack?

Cyber attackers are innovating new attack tactics at an alarming rate, at times shifting attacks beyond the operating system to “lower points in the ...

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 12:11 pm

Final HHS Rules Provide Safe Harbor for Cybersecurity Tech Donations

Changes to the cybersecurity elements were designed to remove the real or perceived barriers to sharing these valuable tools with providers, which ...

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 12:08 pm

Gift card hack exposed – you pay, they play

If you watched last week's Naked Security Live video, entitled “Beat the ... Make sure you secure RDP as sturdily from inside your network as from ...

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 12:05 pm

Gift card hack exposed – you pay, they play

If you've read the recent Sophos 2021 Threat Report, you'll know that we deliberately included a section about all the malware out there that isn't ...

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 12:05 pm

How healthcare organizations can enhance RPM security, resiliency

"Without privacy or cybersecurity controls in place within the RPM ecosystem, patient data and the ability to communicate with the care providers may be ...

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 12:00 pm

How healthcare organizations can enhance RPM security, resiliency

"Without privacy or cybersecurity controls in place within the RPM ecosystem, patient data and the ability to communicate with the care providers may be ...

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 12:00 pm

Space Cybersecurity in the Age of Defending Forward

On Sept. 4, the Trump administration released a policy directive detailing the United States's cybersecurity principles for “space systems.” Emphasizing ...

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 11:47 am

IN BRIEF: Headlam Hit By Cybersecurity Incident But Customer Data Fine

Headlam Group PLC - floor covering firm - Says subject to cybersecurity incident involving unauthorised access to company's computer systems.

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 11:37 am

Acronis Acquires CyberLynx to Enhance Cyber Protection Portfolio

Acronis recently announced the acquisition of CyberLynx, a leading Israel-based cyber-security consultancy firm with a presence in the UK, ...

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 11:26 am

Cyber attack: No customer or staff data stolen, Flagship Group says

An initial internal investigation into a cyber attack on a housing firm found no evidence customer or staff data was stolen. Flagship Group, based in ...

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 11:23 am

Mustang Panda is back. Hoods try to spoof the FBI. Home router, smart doorbell security issues. US ...

CyberCrimeCon 2020 (Online, November 24 - 26, 2020) CyberCrimeCon 2020 is a virtual Threat Hunting and Intelligence Conference being held on ...

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 11:15 am

Cyber attack: No customer or staff data stolen, Flagship Group says

Flagship Group, based in Norwich, said the attack took "most of our group's systems offline". It said a suspected phishing or ransomware attack on 1 ...

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 11:15 am

Mustang Panda is back. Hoods try to spoof the FBI. Home router, smart doorbell security issues. US ...

CyberCrimeCon 2020 (Online, November 24 - 26, 2020) CyberCrimeCon 2020 is a virtual Threat Hunting and Intelligence Conference being held on ...

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 11:15 am

Mustang Panda is back. Hoods try to spoof the FBI. Home router, smart doorbell security issues. US ...

Rather, are you prepared for a secure Cyber […] Shop Safely (CISA) The holiday season is a prime time for hackers, scammers, and online thieves.

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 11:15 am

UVM Health Network Reports Significant Benchmark In Cyberattack Recovery

A month after a cyberattack crippled the University of Vermont Health Network's computer systems, officials announced Monday that an important ...

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 11:15 am

What's up with… UK security bill, KPN, Huawei's chip shop

It is central to the Huawei MateStation B515, a desktop computer aimed squarely at the enterprise market within China. Huawei intends to compete head ...

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 11:03 am

Americas Managed and Professional Security Services Market 2020-2024: Holistic Approach to ...

... 2020-2024: Holistic Approach to Cybersecurity Encompasses Threat Intelligence, Research Detection and Remediation, and Compliance Services.

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 10:52 am

Antivirus Software Market To Observe Exponential Growth By 2020-2027 | Reports Globe

Fort Collins, Colorado – The Antivirus Software Market 2020 Research Report provides information on the market size, share, trends, growth, ...

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 10:51 am

Blackbaud Faces Another Lawsuit, as More Healthcare Victims Reported

November 24, 2020 - Another class-action lawsuit has been filed against Blackbaud following a ransomware attack that breached the data of more ...

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 10:41 am

Blackbaud Faces Another Lawsuit, as More Healthcare Victims Reported

The lawsuit alleges that the breach was caused by the vendor's failure to implement adequate and reasonable cybersecurity measures and protocols ...

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 10:41 am

OEM Partnership Between Dell Technologies and fragmentiX Storage Solutions

24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- In October 2020 the Austrian IT security company fragmentiX Storage Solutions GmbH became a worldwide OEM Solutions ...

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 10:30 am

The US Military Wants “Cyber-Resilience” Against Any Attack

The U.S. Military Wants “Cyber-Resilience” Against Any Attack. https://www.reutersconnect.com/all?id=tag%.

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 10:30 am

Europol busts Romanians who helped hackers evade antivirus solutions

In a major breakthrough that exposed how malware operators successfully bypassed various antivirus products, Europol has busted a Romanian ...

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 10:30 am

Continuing Pandemic is Causing Broadband Operators to Adjust to New Cybersecurity Landscape

In the face of manifold cybersecurity threats, Tier 2 internet service operators, or internet service providers which engage in peering with other ...

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 10:18 am

Reducing Supply Chain Cyber Risk Begins with Recognizing Social Engineering as Today's ...

A study released earlier this year identified at least 300 cybersecurity ... The absence of spotlighting email security is perplexing when considering that ...

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 10:18 am

Chinese Threat Actor 'Mustang Panda' Updates Tools in Attacks on Vatican

A Chinese threat actor tracked as Mustang Panda was observed using an updated arsenal of tools in recent attacks, Proofpoint’s security researchers revealed on Monday.

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Posted on 24 November 2020 | 10:09 am

Printers' Cybersecurity Threats Too Often Ignored

Printers' Cybersecurity Threats Too Often Ignored. Remote workforce heightens the need to protect printing systems against intrusion and compromise.

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 10:07 am

Printers' Cybersecurity Threats Too Often Ignored

They also create potential access points where hackers can insert malicious code to gain access to a network and its sensitive data. Printing systems ...

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 10:07 am

International Cybersecurity Workforce Needs to Grow by 89% to Close Skills Gap

(ISC)² gathered data from 3,790 individuals responsible for security/cybersecurity at organizations based throughout most of the world's major ...

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 10:06 am

Save 40% On LastPass Premium In This Black Friday Sale

You see, LastPass supports the fingerprint sensor and Facial Recognition on the Pixel 4, so only need to remember one password. Which is your ...

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 9:56 am

Canonical Publishes Secure Container Application Images on Docker Hub

Canonical, the publisher of the Ubuntu Linux distribution, announced on Tuesday that it has made available long-term support (LTS) container images on Docker Hub, promising up to 10 years of security maintenance.

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Posted on 24 November 2020 | 9:31 am

Is the F-35 Stealth Fighter Safe From Hacking?

Its threat data could be compromised, weapons guidance derailed or, perhaps worst of all, its entire flight path or data sharing systems could be ...

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 9:29 am

The History of Cybersecurity | Avast

1950s: The phone phreaks. The technological and subcultural roots of hacking are as much related to early telephones as they are to computers. In the ...

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 9:22 am

The History of Cybersecurity | Avast

1970s: Computer security is born. Cybersecurity proper began in 1972 with a research project on ARPANET (The Advanced Research Projects Agency ...

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 9:22 am

Cyber security expert Dave Hatter warns of Google map data collection

CINCINNATI (WKRC) - If you plan on driving to your Thanksgiving destination You might want to rethink the way you get directions. Local 12 ...

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 9:22 am

The History of Cybersecurity | Avast

Early antivirus software consisted of simple scanners that performed context searches to detect unique virus code sequences. Many of these scanners ...

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 9:22 am

Global Computer Security Market Latest Trend, Growth, Size, Application & Forecast 2026

A research report on ' Computer Security Market' Added by Market Study Report, LLC, features a succinct analysis on the latest market trends.

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 9:22 am

How to update a Windows computer manually, or pause automatic updates so your PC won't restart

You can update Windows through the "Update & Security" section of your computer's Settings app. By default Windows 10 downloads and installs ...

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 9:11 am

Stantinko's Linux malware now poses as an Apache web server

Eight-year-old Stantinko botnet updates its Linux malware.

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 9:00 am

Stantinko's Linux malware now poses as an Apache web server

Stantinko, one of the oldest malware botnets still operating today, has rolled out updates to its class of Linux malware, upgrading its trojan to pose as ...

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 9:00 am

Stantinko Botnet Now Targeting Linux Servers to Hide Behind Proxies

An adware and coin-miner botnet targeting Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, and Kazakhstan at least since 2012 has now set its sights on Linux servers to fly under the radar. According to a new analysis published by Intezer today and shared with The Hacker News, the trojan masquerades as HTTPd, a commonly used program on Linux servers, and is a new version of the malware belonging to a threat actor

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 8:56 am

New cybersecurity course proposed for Chelsea High School

The course intends to cover a wide breadth of content related to information security and will promote ethical behavior, technical expertise, ...

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 8:48 am

The Changing Face of OT Security

By Thinking of IT, OT and IoT as Components of One Backbone, We Can Improve Resiliency

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Posted on 24 November 2020 | 8:15 am

TrickBot malware uses obfuscated Windows batch script to evade detection

Hammond notes although antivirus products could easily scan plain-text batch scripts, the fact an attacker has gone through multiple steps to ...

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 7:52 am

Belgian security researcher hacks Tesla with Raspberry Pi

This process was bypassed by PhD student Lennert Wouters of the University of Leuven's Computer Security and Industrial Cryptography (Cosic) ...

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 7:29 am

UK Telecom Companies Face Big Fines Under New Security Law

Telecom companies in Britain face hefty fines if they don’t comply with strict new security rules under a new law proposed in Parliament on Tuesday that is aimed at blocking high-risk equipment suppliers like China’s Huawei.

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Posted on 24 November 2020 | 7:28 am

Why is Multi-Factor Authentication Important in Businesses?

The IT teams have to install antivirus software, raise the firewall, apply encryption technology, and regularly run vulnerability tests. But in reality, if the ...

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 7:18 am

Spotify launches ‘rolling reset’ on customer accounts, passwords linked to data leak

A third-party server containing Spotify credentials was uncovered by researchers.

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 7:18 am

FBI Warns of Spoofed FBI-Related Domains

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) this week issued an alert to warn the public of spoofed FBI-related Internet domains.

According to the agency, “unattributed cyber actors” are registering domains designed to spoof legitimate websites pertaining to the FBI, “indicating the potential for future operational activity.”

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Posted on 24 November 2020 | 7:09 am

Enterprise Antivirus Software Market 2020 In-Depth Analysis of Industry Share, Size, Growth ...

This report on Enterprise Antivirus Software market Added by Market Study Report, LLC, covers valuable insights based on market valuation, market ...

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 6:56 am

Tesla Hacked and Stolen Again Using Key Fob

The new attack again shows a security vulnerability in the keyless entry system of one of the most expensive electric vehicles (EVs) on the market.

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 6:56 am

Antivirus & Security Software Industry Market - Global Size, Share, Trends and Key Players (2020 ...

The research report on Antivirus & Security Software Industry market is intended to provide a complete analysis of pivotal factors that will positively or ...

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 6:45 am

VMware Working on Patches for Critical Workspace ONE Access Vulnerability

VMware on Monday published an advisory to inform users that it’s working on patching a critical command injection vulnerability affecting Workspace ONE Access and some related components.

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Posted on 24 November 2020 | 6:42 am

Boost Business Productivity With Mac and Hit Covid-19

Antivirus also keeps away issues like system slow down, boost power backup, and assisting against duplicate files. Activate Mac's Hot Corners. Hot ...

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 6:33 am

Baidu's Android apps caught collecting sensitive user details

Data collection issue identified in Baidu Maps and Baidu Search Box apps. Both apps were removed from the Play Store in October 2020 after a Google investigation, with Baidu Search Box making a comeback last week.

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 6:22 am

Pakistan-China hackers threat India; Singapore based cyber-intel firm provides alarming details

... 21st century is a big threat that India faces now, from state-sponsored hacking groups in China and Pakistan. A Singapore based cyber-intel firm has ...

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 6:11 am

Online Holiday Shopping Scams

Original release date: November 24, 2020

With more commerce occurring online this year, and with the holiday season upon us, the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) reminds shoppers to remain vigilant. Be especially cautious of fraudulent sites spoofing reputable businesses, unsolicited emails purporting to be from charities, and unencrypted financial transactions.

CISA encourages online holiday shoppers to review the following resources.

If you believe you are a victim of a scam, consider the following actions.

This product is provided subject to this Notification and this Privacy & Use policy.

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 6:08 am

1Password: My favorite password manager is an essential security tool

Here's why I recommend 1Password to friends, family, and co-workers.

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 6:00 am

TrickBot Gets Updated to Survive Takedown Attempts

Following a takedown attempt in October, the TrickBot malware has received various improvements that are designed to make it more resilient.

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Posted on 24 November 2020 | 5:52 am

PIA data hacked: Threat Actor put databases up for sale at Dark Web

According to a media report, an Israeli firm named KELA (the firm tracks ransomware trends and identifies threats to international organizations and ...

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 5:03 am

New WAPDropper malware abuses Android devices for WAP fraud

New WAPDropper malware signs up Android users to premium services provided by telecoms in Thailand and Malaysia.

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 5:00 am

New Windows 10 Insider preview brings bug fixes and more ahead of Microsoft's December break

Finally, this Insider preview rolls up the fix for the authentication issues being caused by Microsoft's November Patch Tuesday patch for the Kerberos ...

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 4:31 am

SEC alleges Benja CEO duped investors to fund a non-existent e-commerce empire

The agency claims that business deals were made up to lure investors into funding the startup.

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 4:29 am

Hacker leaks the user data of event management app Peatix

More than 4.2 million user accounts have been made available for download online earlier this month.

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 4:27 am

Computer Security: Scanning for problems

And if some webpages serve dynamic content, filtering and sanitisation of any input on the server side. To avoid cross-site scripting (XSS), SQL injection ...

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 4:18 am

Bitdefender Named Top Player in Endpoint Security by Radicati

... support, malware detection, antivirus removal tools, firewall, URL filtering, managed detection and response, encryption and many other traits.

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 4:07 am

Covid-19 Vaccine Research in India, Abroad Bombarded by North Korean, Russian Hackers

Similar reports have also surfaced from Cybereason and the United Kingdom National Cyber Security Centre, which identified noted threat actor ...

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 3:56 am

Digital India under attack from Pak-China backed cyber terrorists: Report

Cyfirma, a Singapore based cyber intel firm in its latest report, "India Threat Landscape Report 2020," has highlighted multiple cyber hacking groups ...

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 3:56 am

Google Faces UK Scrutiny Over New Advertising Data Revamp

Google faces fresh regulatory scrutiny in Britain over plans to revamp its ad data system, after an industry lobbying group complained to the competition watchdog that the changes would cement the U.S. tech giant’s online dominance.

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Posted on 24 November 2020 | 3:22 am

Myths and Truths in the age of cybersecurity

Myth: Antivirus is a thing of the past. Truth: What people call antivirus has evolved into a multi-layered security suite over the years. While it's true that “ ...

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 3:00 am

Critical Unpatched VMware Flaw Affects Multiple Corporates Products

VMware has released temporary workarounds to address a critical vulnerability in its products that could be exploited by an attacker to take control of an affected system. "A malicious actor with network access to the administrative configurator on port 8443 and a valid password for the configurator admin account can execute commands with unrestricted privileges on the underlying operating

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 1:08 am

GNU Guix 1.2.0 Released With Linux-libre 5.9.3, GNOME 3.34.2, More

Guix 1.2.0 has added major updates in the channel authentication to deliver a complete operating system securely. ... Alternatively, as you can install GNU Guix on top of your Linux OS, get its source or binaries from the same page.

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 12:56 am

AV-TEST's recent security test reveals the top security products for people who use macOS at ...

Bitdefender Antivirus for Mac scored 17.5 points because it received 5.5 out of 6 points for Protection. It detected 97.3% of the new macOS attacking ...

Posted on 24 November 2020 | 12:00 am

Facebook Messenger Bug Lets Hackers Listen to You Before You Pick Up the Call

Facebook has patched a bug in its widely installed Messenger app for Android that could have allowed a remote attacker to call unsuspecting targets and listen to them before even they picked up the audio call. The flaw was discovered and reported to Facebook by Natalie Silvanovich of Google's Project Zero bug-hunting team last month on October 6 with a 90-day deadline, and impacts version

Posted on 23 November 2020 | 11:53 pm

Hackers threaten to publish data from attack on legal services firm

Legal services firm Law In Order has been hit by a ransomware attack, with hackers claiming to have stolen data and threatening to publish it if the ...

Posted on 23 November 2020 | 11:40 pm

Complex cyber attacks target online retailers

According to Imperva researchers, the leading attack vectors for retail API attacks in 2020 are cross-site scripting (XSS) (42%) and SQL injection (40%) ...

Posted on 23 November 2020 | 11:26 pm

Microsoft Releases Out-of-Band Update for Kerberos Authentication Issues

Microsoft last week released an out-of-band update for Windows to address authentication issues related to a recently patched Kerberos vulnerability.

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Posted on 23 November 2020 | 10:28 pm

Covid-19 Impact on Global Continuous Peripheral Nerve Block Catheter Market (2020-2026 ...

... Potential growth, attractive valuation make it is a long-term investment | Top Players: LastPass, 1Password, Okta, Keeper, KeePass, etc.

Posted on 23 November 2020 | 6:28 pm

VMware Releases Workarounds for CVE-2020-4006

Original release date: November 23, 2020 | Last revised: November 24, 2020

VMware has released workarounds to address a vulnerability—CVE-2020-4006—in VMware Workspace One Access, Access Connector, Identity Manager, and Identity Manager Connector. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to take control of an affected system.

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency encourages users and administrators to review VMware Security Advisory VMSA-2020-0027 and CERT Coordination Center (CERT/CC) Vulnerability Note VU#724367 and apply the necessary workarounds.

This product is provided subject to this Notification and this Privacy & Use policy.

Posted on 23 November 2020 | 1:14 pm

TikTok Awards Nearly $4,000 for Account Takeover Vulnerabilities

TikTok vulnerabilities

Vulnerabilities Could Have Allowed Hackers to Change Passwords of TikTok Accounts 

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Posted on 23 November 2020 | 12:33 pm

Tesla Model X hacked and stolen in minutes using new key fob hack

Tesla is rolling out over-the-air software updates this week to prevent the attack from hijacking owner key fobs.

Posted on 23 November 2020 | 11:37 am

Best Password Managers That You Need to Start Using

Dashlane is yet another impressive password manager that you can try. Unlike some others, Dashlane does put some restrictions with a free account ...

Posted on 23 November 2020 | 11:26 am

Evolution of Emotet: From Banking Trojan to Malware Distributor

Emotet is one of the most dangerous and widespread malware threats active today. Ever since its discovery in 2014—when Emotet was a standard credential stealer and banking Trojan, the malware has evolved into a modular, polymorphic platform for distributing other kinds of computer viruses. Being constantly under development, Emotet updates itself regularly to improve stealthiness, persistence,

Posted on 23 November 2020 | 11:22 am

Two Romanians Arrested for Running Malware Encryption Services

Two Romanians suspected of running services for encrypting malware and testing it against antivirus engines were arrested last week.

Allegedly the operators of the CyberSeal and Dataprotector crypting services, as well as of the Cyberscan service, the duo is said to have provided aid to more than 1,560 criminals.

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Posted on 23 November 2020 | 10:08 am

Choosing the Right Threat Intelligence Mix

Cybersecurity is the Never-Ending Battle Against Ignorance and Time

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Posted on 23 November 2020 | 9:49 am

Attack on Vendor Affects Website of Arizona Court System

A internet interruption resulting from a ransomware attack on a hosting provider has limited functionality of the Arizona state court system’s webpage for most of this week, according to the vendor and court officials.

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Posted on 23 November 2020 | 9:30 am

Malware creates scam online stores on top of hacked WordPress sites

The malware gang also poisoned the victims' XML sitemaps with thousands of scammy entries, lowering the sites' SERP ranking.

Posted on 23 November 2020 | 9:10 am

New 'LidarPhone' Attack Uses Robot Vacuum Cleaners for Eavesdropping

A group of academic researchers has devised a new eavesdropping attack that leverages the lidar sensors present in commodity robot vacuum cleaners.

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Posted on 23 November 2020 | 9:06 am

Spoofed FBI Internet Domains Pose Cyber and Disinformation Risks

Posted on 23 November 2020 | 9:00 am

Researchers Show Tesla Model X Can Be Stolen in Minutes

Tesla Model X hacked

Researchers from the Computer Security and Industrial Cryptography (COSIC) group at the KU Leuven university in Belgium have demonstrated that a Tesla Model X can be stolen in minutes by exploiting vulnerabilities in the car’s keyless entry system.

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Posted on 23 November 2020 | 8:17 am

GoDaddy staff fall prey to social engineering scam in cryptocurrency exchange attack wave

The domain registrar has confirmed that employees became embroiled in wider attacks.

Posted on 23 November 2020 | 7:35 am

Canada PM Refuses to Commit to Huawei 5G Decision Timetable

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau -- under pressure from the opposition to ban Huawei from the country's 5G networks -- refused to say Tuesday when he might make his decision, or if it would come

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Posted on 23 November 2020 | 7:08 am

TikTok patches reflected XSS bug, one-click account takeover exploit

The vulnerabilities impacted the video platform’s website.

Posted on 23 November 2020 | 6:28 am

Subdomain of Official Joe Biden Campaign Website Defaced by Turkish Hacker

Joe Biden website hacked

A subdomain of the official Joe Biden campaign website was defaced last week by what appears to be a Turkish hacktivist.

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Posted on 23 November 2020 | 6:08 am

Why Replace Traditional Web Application Firewall (WAF) With New Age WAF?

At present, web applications have become the top targets for attackers because of potential monetization opportunities. Security breaches on the web application can cost millions. Strikingly, DNS (Domain Name System) related outage and Distributed denial of service (DDoS) lead a negative impact on businesses. Among the wide range of countermeasures, a web application firewall is the first line

Posted on 23 November 2020 | 2:02 am

Manchester United football club discloses security breach

Football club said it's not "currently aware of any breach of personal data associated with our fans or customers."

Posted on 21 November 2020 | 2:25 pm

GoDaddy Employees Used in Attacks on Multiple Cryptocurrency Services

Fraudsters redirected email and web traffic destined for several cryptocurrency trading platforms over the past week. The attacks were facilitated by scams targeting employees at GoDaddy, the world's largest domain name registrar, KrebsOnSecurity has learned.

Posted on 21 November 2020 | 12:15 pm

Botnets have been silently mass-scanning the internet for unsecured ENV files

Threat actors are looking for API tokens, passwords, and database logins usually stored in ENV files.

Posted on 21 November 2020 | 2:00 am

Drupal sites vulnerable to double-extension attacks

The 90s called. They want their vulnerability back.

Posted on 20 November 2020 | 11:55 am

Convicted SIM Swapper Gets 3 Years in Jail

A 21-year-old Irishman who pleaded guilty to charges of helping to steal millions of dollars in cryptocurrencies from victims has been sentenced to just under three years in prison. The defendant is part of an alleged conspiracy involving at least eight others in the United States who stand accused of theft via SIM swapping, a […]

Posted on 20 November 2020 | 9:05 am

Two Romanians arrested for running three malware services

The two ran two malware crypter services called CyberSeal and DataProtector, and a malware testing service called CyberScan.

Posted on 20 November 2020 | 8:19 am

The malware that usually installs ransomware and you need to remove right away

If you see any of these malware strains on your enterprise networks, stop everything you're doing and audit all systems.

Posted on 19 November 2020 | 11:45 pm

WARNING: Unpatched Bug in GO SMS Pro App Exposes Millions of Media Messages

GO SMS Pro, a popular messaging app for Android with over 100 million installs, has been found to have an unpatched security flaw that publicly exposes media transferred between users, including private voice messages, photos, and videos. "This means any sensitive media shared between users of this messenger app is at risk of being compromised by an unauthenticated attacker or curious user,"

Posted on 19 November 2020 | 10:35 pm

Facebook Messenger bug could have allowed hackers to spy on users

The now-patched Messenger bug could have allowed callers to connect audio calls without the callee's knowledge or approval.

Posted on 19 November 2020 | 1:55 pm

LidarPhone attack converts smart vacuums into microphones

LidarPhone attack works by converting a smart vacuum's LiDAR navigational component into a laser microphone.

Posted on 19 November 2020 | 9:59 am

VMware Releases Security Updates for VMware SD-WAN Orchestrator

Original release date: November 19, 2020

VMware has released security updates to address multiple vulnerabilities in VMware SD-WAN Orchestrator. An attacker could exploit some of these vulnerabilities to take control of an affected system.

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) encourages users and administrators to review VMware Security Advisory VMSA-2020-0025 and apply the necessary updates.

This product is provided subject to this Notification and this Privacy & Use policy.

Posted on 19 November 2020 | 9:18 am

Mozilla Releases Security Updates for Firefox, Firefox ESR, and Thunderbird

Original release date: November 19, 2020

Mozilla has released security updates to address vulnerabilities in Firefox, Firefox ESR, and Thunderbird. An attacker could exploit some of these vulnerabilities to take control of an affected system.

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) encourages users and administrators to review the Mozilla Security Advisories for Firefox 83, Firefox ESR 78.5, and Thunderbird 78.5 and apply the necessary updates.

This product is provided subject to this Notification and this Privacy & Use policy.

Posted on 19 November 2020 | 9:12 am

Google Releases Security Updates for Chrome

Original release date: November 19, 2020

Google has released Chrome version 87.0.4280.66 for Windows, Mac, and Linux to address multiple vulnerabilities. Some of these vulnerabilities could allow an attacker to take control of an affected system.

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) encourages users and administrators to review the Chrome Release and apply the necessary updates.

This product is provided subject to this Notification and this Privacy & Use policy.

Posted on 19 November 2020 | 9:10 am

Drupal Releases Security Updates

Original release date: November 19, 2020

Drupal has released security updates to address a critical vulnerability in Drupal 7, 8.8 and earlier, 8.9, and 9.0. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to take control of an affected system.

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) encourages users and administrators to review the Drupal Advisory SA-CORE-2020-012, apply the necessary updates, and follow the additional recommendation.

This product is provided subject to this Notification and this Privacy & Use policy.

Posted on 19 November 2020 | 9:09 am

Cisco Releases Security Updates for Multiple Products

Original release date: November 19, 2020

Cisco has released security updates to address vulnerabilities in multiple products. A remote attacker could exploit some of these vulnerabilities to take control of an affected system.

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) encourages users and administrators to review the following Cisco Security Advisories and apply the necessary updates.

For updates addressing lower severity vulnerabilities, see the Cisco Security Advisories page.
 

This product is provided subject to this Notification and this Privacy & Use policy.

Posted on 19 November 2020 | 9:04 am

Researchers Warn of Critical Flaw Affecting Industrial Automation Systems

A critical vulnerability uncovered in Real-Time Automation's (RTA) 499ES EtherNet/IP (ENIP) stack could open up the industrial control systems to remote attacks by adversaries. RTA's ENIP stack is one of the widely used industrial automation devices and is billed as the "standard for factory floor I/O applications in North America." "Successful exploitation of this vulnerability could cause a

Posted on 19 November 2020 | 5:26 am

New Grelos skimmer variant reveals overlap in Magecart group activities, malware infrastructure

The discovery of a new skimmer variant reveals the difficulties associated with tracking separate Magecart campaigns.

Posted on 19 November 2020 | 3:27 am

Fearing drama, Mozilla opens public consultation before worldwide Firefox DoH rollout

Mozilla wants to enable DNS-over-HTTPS (DoH) in Firefox for all users worldwide, but wants to hear from ISPs, governments, and companies beforehand.

Posted on 19 November 2020 | 3:00 am

Trump Fires Security Chief Christopher Krebs

President Trump on Tuesday fired his top election security official Christopher Krebs (no relation). The dismissal came via Twitter two weeks to the day after Trump lost an election he baselessly claims was stolen by widespread voting fraud.

Posted on 18 November 2020 | 10:02 am

Use This Ultimate Template to Plan and Monitor Your Cybersecurity Budgets

Sound security budget planning and execution are essential for CIO's/CISO's success. Now, for the first time, the Ultimate Security Budget Plan and Track Excel template (download here) provide security executives a clear and intuitive tool to keep track of planned vs. actual spend, ensuring that security needs are addressed while maintaining the budgetary frame. The dynamic nature of the

Posted on 18 November 2020 | 3:47 am

Apple Lets Some of its Big Sur macOS Apps Bypass Firewall and VPNs

Apple is facing the heat for a new feature in macOS Big Sur that allows many of its own apps to bypass firewalls and VPNs, thereby potentially allowing malware to exploit the same shortcoming to access sensitive data stored on users' systems and transmit them to remote servers. The issue was first spotted last month by a Twitter user named Maxwell in a beta version of the operating system. "Some

Posted on 18 November 2020 | 3:14 am

There may be no further Windows 10 updates this year

This appears to include the usual monthly Patch Tuesday batch of security updates, suggesting that Microsoft doesn't expect any issues to surface ...

Posted on 17 November 2020 | 4:30 pm

Cisco Releases Security Updates for Security Manager

Original release date: November 17, 2020

Cisco has released security updates to address vulnerabilities in Cisco Security Manager. A remote attacker could exploit these vulnerabilities to obtain sensitive information.

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) encourages users and administrators to review the following Cisco Security Advisories and apply the necessary updates.

This product is provided subject to this Notification and this Privacy & Use policy.

Posted on 17 November 2020 | 10:42 am

Researcher Discloses Critical RCE Flaws In Cisco Security Manager

Cisco has published multiple security advisories concerning critical flaws in Cisco Security Manager (CSM) a week after the networking equipment maker quietly released patches with version 4.22 of the platform. The development comes after Code White researcher Florian Hauser (frycos) yesterday publicly disclosed proof-of-concept (PoC) code for as many as 12 security vulnerabilities affecting the

Posted on 17 November 2020 | 10:09 am

Be Very Sparing in Allowing Site Notifications

An increasing number of websites are asking visitors to approve "notifications," browser modifications that periodically display messages on the user's mobile or desktop device. In many cases these notifications are benign, but several dodgy firms are paying site owners to install their notification scripts and then selling that communications pathway to scammers and online hucksters.

Posted on 17 November 2020 | 8:13 am

Chinese APT Hackers Target Southeast Asian Government Institutions

Cybersecurity researchers today unveiled a complex and targeted espionage attack on potential government sector victims in South East Asia that they believe was carried out by a sophisticated Chinese APT group at least since 2018. "The attack has a complex and complete arsenal of droppers, backdoors and other tools involving Chinoxy backdoor, PcShare RAT and FunnyDream backdoor binaries, with

Posted on 17 November 2020 | 3:27 am

Trojanized Security Software Hits South Korea Users in Supply-Chain Attack

Cybersecurity researchers took the wraps off a novel supply chain attack in South Korea that abuses legitimate security software and stolen digital certificates to distribute remote administration tools (RATs) on target systems. Attributing the operation to the Lazarus Group, also known as Hidden Cobra, Slovak internet security company ESET said the state-sponsored threat actor leveraged the

Posted on 16 November 2020 | 4:29 am

Apple Releases Security Updates for Multiple Products

Original release date: November 13, 2020

Apple has released security updates to address vulnerabilities in multiple products. An attacker could exploit some of these vulnerabilities to take control of an affected system. Some of these vulnerabilities have been detected in exploits in the wild.

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) encourages users and administrators to review the Apple security pages for macOS Big Sur 11.0, 11.0.1; macOS High Sierra 10.13.6, macOS Mojave 10.14.6; and Safari 14.0.1 and apply the necessary updates.

This product is provided subject to this Notification and this Privacy & Use policy.

Posted on 13 November 2020 | 10:46 am

Live Webinar: Reducing Complexity by Increasing Consolidation for SMEs

Complexity is the bane of effective cybersecurity. The need to maintain an increasing array of cybersecurity tools to protect organizations from an expanding set of cyber threats is leading to runaway costs, staff inefficiencies, and suboptimal threat response. Small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) with limited budgets and staff are significantly impacted. On average, SMEs manage more than a

Posted on 13 November 2020 | 2:17 am

SAD DNS — New Flaws Re-Enable DNS Cache Poisoning Attacks

A group of academics from the University of California and Tsinghua University has uncovered a series of critical security flaws that could lead to a revival of DNS cache poisoning attacks. Dubbed "SAD DNS attack" (short for Side-channel AttackeD DNS), the technique makes it possible for a malicious actor to carry out an off-path attack, rerouting any traffic originally destined to a specific

Posted on 13 November 2020 | 1:12 am

Google Releases Security Updates for Chrome

Original release date: November 12, 2020

Google has released Chrome version 86.0.4240.198 for Windows, Mac, and Linux. This version addresses CVE-2020-16013 and CVE-2020-16017. An attacker could exploit one of these vulnerabilities to take control of an affected system. These vulnerabilities have been detected in exploits in the wild.

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) encourages users and administrators to review the following resources and apply the necessary updates.

This product is provided subject to this Notification and this Privacy & Use policy.

Posted on 12 November 2020 | 10:39 am

Uncovered: APT 'Hackers For Hire' Target Financial, Entertainment Firms

A hackers-for-hire operation has been discovered using a strain of previously undocumented malware to target South Asian financial institutions and global entertainment companies. Dubbed "CostaRicto" by Blackberry researchers, the campaign appears to be the handiwork of APT mercenaries who possess bespoke malware tooling and complex VPN proxy and SSH tunneling capabilities. "CostaRicto targets

Posted on 12 November 2020 | 6:59 am

New ModPipe Point of Sale (POS) Malware Targeting Restaurants, Hotels

Cybersecurity researchers today disclosed a new kind of modular backdoor that targets point-of-sale (POS) restaurant management software from Oracle in an attempt to pilfer sensitive payment information stored in the devices. The backdoor — dubbed "ModPipe" — impacts Oracle MICROS Restaurant Enterprise Series (RES) 3700 POS systems, a widely used software suite in restaurants and hospitality

Posted on 12 November 2020 | 6:58 am

MISSIONS — The Next Level of Interactive Developer Security Training

If organizations want to get serious about software security, they need to empower their engineers to play a defensive role against cyberattacks as they craft their code. The problem is, developers haven't had the most inspiring introduction to security training over the years, and anything that can be done to make their experience more engaging, productive, and fun is going to be a powerful

Posted on 12 November 2020 | 4:11 am

Two New Chrome 0-Days Under Active Attacks – Update Your Browser

Google has patched two more zero-day flaws in the Chrome web browser for desktop, making it the fourth and fifth actively exploited vulnerabilities addressed by the search giant in recent weeks. The company released 86.0.4240.198 for Windows, Mac, and Linux, which it said will be rolling out over the coming days/weeks to all users. Tracked as CVE-2020-16013 and CVE-2020-16017, the flaws were

Posted on 11 November 2020 | 9:36 pm

Over 2800 e-Shops Running Outdated Magento Software Hit by Credit Card Hackers

A wave of cyberattacks against retailers running the Magento 1.x e-commerce platform earlier this September has been attributed to one single group, according to the latest research. "This group has carried out a large number of diverse Magecart attacks that often compromise large numbers of websites at once through supply chain attacks, such as the Adverline incident, or through the use of

Posted on 11 November 2020 | 4:50 am

Microsoft Releases Windows Security Updates For Critical Flaws

Microsoft formally released fixes for 112 newly discovered security vulnerabilities as part of its November 2020 Patch Tuesday, including an actively exploited zero-day flaw disclosed by Google's security team last week. The rollout addresses flaws, 17 of which are rated as Critical, 93 are rated as Important, and two are rated Low in severity, once again bringing the patch count over 110 after

Posted on 11 November 2020 | 4:29 am

Build Your 2021 Cybersecurity Plan With This Free PPT Template

The end of the year is coming, and it's time for security decision-makers to make plans for 2021 and get management approval. Typically, this entails making a solid case regarding why current resources, while yielding significant value, need to be reallocated and enhanced. The Definitive 2021 Security Plan PPT Template is built to simplify this task, providing security decision-makers with an

Posted on 11 November 2020 | 4:24 am

Patch Tuesday, November 2020 Edition

Adobe and Microsoft each issued a bevy of updates today to plug critical security holes in their software. Microsoft's release includes fixes for 112 separate flaws, including one zero-day vulnerability that is already being exploited to attack Windows users. Microsoft also is taking flak for changing its security advisories and limiting the amount of information disclosed about each bug.

Posted on 10 November 2020 | 7:56 pm

Ransomware Group Turns to Facebook Ads

It's bad enough that many ransomware gangs now have blogs where they publish data stolen from companies that refuse to make an extortion payment. Now, one crime group has started using hacked Facebook accounts to run ads publicly pressuring their ransomware victims into paying up.

Posted on 10 November 2020 | 11:09 am

Watch Out! New Android Banking Trojan Steals From 112 Financial Apps

Four months after security researchers uncovered a "Tetrade" of four Brazilian banking Trojans targeting financial institutions in Brazil, Latin America, and Europe, new findings show that the criminals behind the operation have expanded their tactics to infect mobile devices with spyware. According to Kaspersky's Global Research and Analysis Team (GReAT), the Brazil-based threat group Guildma

Posted on 10 November 2020 | 1:35 am

Worried About SaaS Misconfigurations? Check These 5 Settings Everybody Misses

Enterprises depend on SaaS applications for countless functions, like collaboration, marketing, file sharing, and more. But problematically, they often lack the resources to configure those apps to prevent cyberattacks, data exfiltration, and other risks. Catastrophic and costly data breaches result from SaaS security configuration errors. The Verizon 2020 Data Breach Investigations Report found

Posted on 9 November 2020 | 9:09 am

Body Found in Canada Identified as Neo-Nazi Spam King

The body of a man found shot inside a burned out vehicle in Canada three years ago has been identified as that of Davis Wolfgang Hawke, a prolific spammer and neo-Nazi who led a failed anti-government march on Washington, D.C. in 1999, according to news reports.

Posted on 8 November 2020 | 10:58 pm

Why Paying to Delete Stolen Data is Bonkers

Companies hit by ransomware often face a dual threat: Even if they avoid paying the ransom and can restore things from scratch, about half the time the attackers also threaten to release sensitive stolen data unless the victim pays for a promise to have the data deleted. Leaving aside the notion that victims might have any real expectation the attackers will actually destroy the stolen data, new research suggests a fair number of victims who do pay up may see some or all of the stolen data published anyway.

Posted on 4 November 2020 | 1:32 pm

Two Charged in SIM Swapping, Vishing Scams

Two young men from the eastern United States have been hit with identity theft and conspiracy charges for allegedly stealing bitcoin and social media accounts by tricking employees at wireless phone companies into giving away credentials needed to remotely access and modify customer account information.

Posted on 3 November 2020 | 12:30 pm

FBI, DHS, HHS Warn of Imminent, Credible Ransomware Threat Against U.S. Hospitals

On Monday, Oct. 27, KrebsOnSecurity began following up on a tip from a reliable source that an aggressive Russian cybercriminal gang known for deploying ransomware was preparing to disrupt information technology systems at hundreds of hospitals, clinics and medical care facilities across the United States. Today, officials from the FBI and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security hastily assembled a conference call with healthcare industry executives warning about an "imminent cybercrime threat to U.S. hospitals and healthcare providers."

Posted on 28 October 2020 | 7:43 pm

Oracle Critical Patch Update Advisory - October 2020

Posted on 20 October 2020 | 2:30 pm

Child Abductors Potentially Using Social Media or Social Networks to Lure Victims In Lieu of an In-Person Ruse

Posted on 15 October 2020 | 10:00 am

FBI Cyber Strategy

Posted on 8 October 2020 | 11:00 am

A COVID 19-Driven Increase in Telework from Hotels Could Pose a Cyber Security Risk for Guests

Posted on 6 October 2020 | 8:00 am

Spoofed Internet Domains and Email Accounts Pose Cyber and Disinformation Risks to Voters

Posted on 2 October 2020 | 10:30 am

Oracle Security Alert for CVE-2020-14750 - 01 November 2020

Posted on 1 October 2020 | 2:30 pm

Foreign Actors Likely to Use Online Journals to Spread Disinformation Regarding 2020 Elections

Posted on 1 October 2020 | 8:30 am

Distributed Denial of Service Attacks Could Hinder Access to Voting Information, Would Not Prevent Voting

Posted on 30 September 2020 | 9:00 am

False Claims of Hacked Voter Information Likely Intended to Cast Doubt on Legitimacy of U.S. Elections

Posted on 28 September 2020 | 10:00 am

Cyber Threats to Voting Processes Could Slow But Not Prevent Voting

Posted on 24 September 2020 | 8:00 am

Foreign Actors and Cybercriminals Likely to Spread Disinformation Regarding 2020 Election Results

Posted on 22 September 2020 | 10:00 am

FBI Sees Rise In Online Shopping Scams

Posted on 3 August 2020 | 8:00 am

Oracle Critical Patch Update Advisory - July 2020

Posted on 14 July 2020 | 2:30 pm

Hacking Your Psyche To Prevent Isolation Fatigue

Americans have been reporting increased feelings of depression, anxiety, loneliness, and even hopelessness at least once per week since the start of ...

Posted on 29 June 2020 | 8:41 am

Reuters goofs up, shows innocent Delhi man as wanted Indian hacker behind global spy racket

The Reuters exclusive story published early this month identified a herbal medicine business owner as a wanted hacker. He was subsequently ...

Posted on 29 June 2020 | 8:30 am

The World's Greatest Golf Club Without the Course Has Officially Launched Hack Mulligan – Golf's ...

Stick and Hack, the World's Greatest Golf Club, Without the Course, is thrilled to announce the official launch of their comic strip Hack Mulligan, which ...

Posted on 29 June 2020 | 7:56 am

Indian government hack exposes 80000 coronavirus patients' data

Kerala Cyber Warriors allegedly targeted Delhi government servers to highlight security pitfalls. Indian hackers claim to have accessed more than ...

Posted on 29 June 2020 | 7:44 am

'Offensive capability': $1.3b for new cyber spies to go after hackers

State actors are trying to hack computer networks. Prime Minister Scott Morrison will on Tuesday announce the ASD will be given more than $1 billion ...

Posted on 29 June 2020 | 7:22 am

The New World Of Enterprise Security

As more people began working from home, we saw hacking patterns change. Hackers quickly realized that people were using virtual private networks ...

Posted on 29 June 2020 | 7:00 am

UK judge warns Assange on US extradition hearing attendance

... indictment that alleges Assange conspired with members of hacking organizations and sought to recruit hackers to provide WikiLeaks with classified ...

Posted on 29 June 2020 | 6:48 am

How to mitigate risks due to Cyber threats to optimise your insurance premium

Chief among these are exposure to very high level of cyber threats and hacking. According to Cyber Security experts, such cases have grown ...

Posted on 29 June 2020 | 6:48 am

Russian Hacker Gets 9-Year Jail for Running Online Shop of Stolen Credit Cards

A United States federal district court has finally sentenced a Russian hacker to nine years in federal prison after he pleaded guilty of running two illegal ...

Posted on 29 June 2020 | 6:15 am

Make your own relaxing face masks with these creative hacks

In this series, you'll learn various tips and tricks to make gardening, grilling and even sewing easier. No matter the problem, there's a Home Hack for that!

Posted on 29 June 2020 | 6:15 am

Hacker Drains $500K From DeFi Liquidity Provider Balancer

Decentralized finance (DeFi) liquidity provider Balancer Pool admitted early Monday morning that it had fallen victim to a sophisticated hack that ...

Posted on 29 June 2020 | 6:03 am

Calls for reform grow louder as UK Computer Misuse Act turns 30

The UK's principal computer hacking law marks its 30th anniversary today (June 29), amid industry calls for a radical revamp. The Computer Misuse ...

Posted on 29 June 2020 | 6:03 am

Woman's Hack For Eating Sushi With Soy Sauce Goes Viral

Clearly, many people have never thought to do this as the video has proven a huge hit, amassing more than 2.6 million views. As tends to be the way on ...

Posted on 29 June 2020 | 6:03 am

DeFi Protocol Balancer Hacked Through Exploit It Seemingly Knew About

A spat between the Balancer and STA team following the $500,000 hack suggests that the DeFi protocol was aware of the weakness. 2640 Total ...

Posted on 29 June 2020 | 5:41 am

e-Commerce Site Hackers Now Hiding Credit Card Stealer Inside Image Metadata

In what's one of the most innovative hacking campaigns, cybercrime gangs are now hiding malicious code implants in the metadata of image files to ...

Posted on 29 June 2020 | 5:18 am

This Melbourne mum uses her oven to dry her laundry and it's going viral

But for those of us who aren't blessed with a dryer at home, one Melbourne mum's solution may be the life hack you never knew you needed.

Posted on 29 June 2020 | 4:45 am

Russian leader of Infraud stolen ID, credit card ring pleads guilty

... to corruption charges after being accused of being one of the leaders of a carding ring trading in stolen identities, credit cards, and hacking tools.

Posted on 29 June 2020 | 4:22 am

Mum shares genius £4 hack which makes squash last twice as long

But one woman has shared a nifty hack that helps drinks last longer. Stephanie Palin, a special needs teaching assistant from Chesire, has come up ...

Posted on 29 June 2020 | 4:00 am

Australia cyberattack exploited vulnerability usually used in cryptojacking malware attacks

The Australian Cyber Security Centre revealed that hackers exploited known vulnerabilities in the Telerik user interface. Image by Gerd Altmann from ...

Posted on 29 June 2020 | 3:37 am

Hacker Drains Over $450000 from Balancer Pools

Hacker siphoned more than $450,000 in deflationary tokens on Monday from two multi-token pools on Balancer, an automated market maker protocol.

Posted on 29 June 2020 | 3:37 am

Implementation of Fraudulent COVID-19 Shipping and Insurance Fees by Criminal Actors

Posted on 11 June 2020 | 7:30 am

WordPress 5.4.2 Security and Maintenance Release

WordPress 5.4.2 is now available! This security and maintenance release features 23 fixes and enhancements. Plus, it adds a number of security fixes—see the list below. These bugs affect WordPress versions 5.4.1 and earlier; version 5.4.2 fixes them, so you’ll want to upgrade. If you haven’t yet updated to 5.4, there are also updated versions […]

Posted on 10 June 2020 | 2:19 pm

Increased Use of Mobile Banking Apps Could Lead to Exploitation

Posted on 10 June 2020 | 7:30 am

People's Republic of China (PRC) Targeting of COVID-19 Research Organizations

Posted on 13 May 2020 | 10:00 am

WordPress 5.4.1

WordPress 5.4.1 is now available! This security and maintenance release features 17 bug fixes in addition to 7 security fixes. Because this is a security release, it is recommended that you update your sites immediately. All versions since WordPress 3.7 have also been updated. WordPress 5.4.1 is a short-cycle security and maintenance release. The next […]

Posted on 29 April 2020 | 2:56 pm

Online Extortion Scams Increasing During The Covid-19 Crisis

Posted on 20 April 2020 | 9:45 am

Oracle Critical Patch Update Advisory - April 2020

Posted on 14 April 2020 | 2:30 pm

Cyber Criminals Conduct Business Email Compromise through Exploitation of Cloud-Based Email Services, Costing US Businesses More Than $2 Billion

Posted on 6 April 2020 | 8:00 am

Cyber Actors Take Advantage of COVID-19 Pandemic to Exploit Increased Use of Virtual Environments

Posted on 1 April 2020 | 7:20 pm

FBI Sees Rise in Fraud Schemes Related to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic

Posted on 20 March 2020 | 9:20 am

Human Traffickers Continue to Use Popular Online Platforms to Recruit Victims

Posted on 16 March 2020 | 12:35 pm

Cyber Criminals Use Fake Job Listings To Target Applicants' Personally Identifiable Information

Posted on 21 January 2020 | 10:00 am

Oracle Critical Patch Update Advisory - January 2020

Posted on 14 January 2020 | 1:30 pm

WordPress 5.3.1 Security and Maintenance Release

WordPress 5.3.1 is now available! This security and maintenance release features 46 fixes and enhancements. Plus, it adds a number of security fixes—see the list below. WordPress 5.3.1 is a short-cycle maintenance release. The next major release will be version 5.4. You can download WordPress 5.3.1 by clicking the button at the top of this page, […]

Posted on 12 December 2019 | 6:07 pm

WordPress 5.2.4 Update

Late-breaking news on the 5.2.4 short-cycle security release that landed October 14. When we released the news post, I inadvertently missed giving props to Simon Scannell of RIPS Technologies for finding and disclosing an issue where path traversal can lead to remote code execution. Simon has done a great deal of work on the WordPress […]

Posted on 18 November 2019 | 10:47 pm

Oracle Critical Patch Update Advisory - October 2019

Posted on 15 October 2019 | 2:30 pm

WordPress 5.2.4 Security Release

WordPress 5.2.4 is now available! This security release fixes 6 security issues. WordPress versions 5.2.3 and earlier are affected by these bugs, which are fixed in version 5.2.4. Updated versions of WordPress 5.1 and earlier are also available for any users who have not yet updated to 5.2. Security Updates Props to Evan Ricafort for finding an […]

Posted on 14 October 2019 | 4:54 pm

WordPress 5.2.3 Security and Maintenance Release

WordPress 5.2.3 is now available! This security and maintenance release features 29 fixes and enhancements. Plus, it adds a number of security fixes—see the list below. These bugs affect WordPress versions 5.2.2 and earlier; version 5.2.3 fixes them, so you’ll want to upgrade. If you haven’t yet updated to 5.2, there are also updated versions […]

Posted on 4 September 2019 | 8:51 pm

Mitigations Against Adversarial Attacks

This is the fourth and final article in a series of four articles on the work we’ve been doing for the European Union’s Horizon 2020 project codenamed SHERPA. Each of the articles in this series contain excerpts from a publication entitled “Security Issues, Dangers And Implications Of Smart Systems”. For more information about the project, […]

Posted on 11 July 2019 | 1:53 am

Adversarial Attacks Against AI

This article is the third in a series of four articles on the work we’ve been doing for the European Union’s Horizon 2020 project codenamed SHERPA. Each of the articles in this series contain excerpts from a publication entitled “Security Issues, Dangers And Implications Of Smart Systems”. For more information about the project, the publication […]

Posted on 11 July 2019 | 1:52 am

Malicious Use Of AI

This article is the second in a series of four articles on the work we’ve been doing for the European Union’s Horizon 2020 project codenamed SHERPA. Each of the articles in this series contain excerpts from a publication entitled “Security Issues, Dangers And Implications Of Smart Systems”. For more information about the project, the publication […]

Posted on 11 July 2019 | 1:50 am

Bad AI

This article is the first in a series of four articles on the work we’ve been doing for the European Union’s Horizon 2020 project codenamed SHERPA. Each of the articles in this series contain excerpts from a publication entitled “Security Issues, Dangers And Implications Of Smart Systems”. For more information about the project, the publication […]

Posted on 11 July 2019 | 1:49 am

Security Issues, Dangers, And Implications of Smart Information Systems

F-Secure is participating in an EU-funded Horizon 2020 project codenamed SHERPA (as mentioned in a previous blog post). F-Secure is one of eleven partners in the consortium. The project aims to develop an understanding of how machine learning will be used in society in the future, what ethical issues may arise, and how those issues […]

Posted on 8 July 2019 | 4:19 am

Sockpuppies!

Yesterday, a colleague of mine, Eero Kurimo, told me about something odd he’d seen on Twitter. Over the past few days, a number of pictures of cute puppies had shown up on his timeline as promoted tweets. Here’s an example: “Mainostettu” is the Finnish word Twitter uses to denote that a tweet has been promoted. […]

Posted on 1 July 2019 | 3:14 am

Oracle Security Alert for CVE-2019-2729 - 18 Jun 2019

Posted on 18 June 2019 | 5:00 pm

Live Coverage Of A Disinformation Operation Against The 2019 EU Parliamentary Elections

I recently worked with investigative journalists from Yle, attempting to uncover disinformation on social media around the May 2019 European elections. This work was also part of F-Secure’s participation in the SHERPA project, which involves developing an understanding of adversarial attacks against machine learning systems – in this case, recommendation systems on social networks. My […]

Posted on 24 May 2019 | 12:10 pm

Spam Trends: Top attachments and campaigns

Malware authors tend to prefer specific types of file attachments in their campaigns to distribute malicious content.  During our routine threat landscape monitoring in the last three months, we observed some interesting patterns about the attachment types that are being used in various campaigns. In February and March, we saw huge spam campaigns using ZIP […]

Posted on 8 May 2019 | 7:41 am

Oracle Security Alert for CVE-2019-2725 - 26 Apr 2019

Posted on 26 April 2019 | 12:00 pm

Oracle Critical Patch Update Advisory - April 2019

Posted on 16 April 2019 | 2:30 pm

Discovering Hidden Twitter Amplification

As part of the Horizon 2020 SHERPA project, I’ve been studying adversarial attacks against smart information systems (systems that utilize a combination of big data and machine learning). Social networks fall into this category – they’re powered by recommendation algorithms (often based on machine learning techniques) that process large amounts of data in order to […]

Posted on 3 April 2019 | 10:39 am

Mira Ransomware Decryptor

We investigated some recent Ransomware called Mira (Trojan:W32/Ransomware.AN) in order to check if it’s feasible to decrypt the encrypted files. Most often, decryption can be very challenging because of missing keys that are needed for decryption. However, in the case of Mira ransomware, it appends all information required to decrypt an encrypted file into the […]

Posted on 1 April 2019 | 9:19 am

A Hammer Lurking In The Shadows

And then there was ShadowHammer, the supply chain attack on the ASUS Live Update Utility between June and November 2018, which was discovered by Kaspersky earlier this year, and made public a few days ago. In short, this is how the trojanized Setup.exe works: An executable embedded in the Resources section has been overwritten by […]

Posted on 29 March 2019 | 9:12 am

Analysis of LockerGoga Ransomware

We recently observed a new ransomware variant (which our products detect as Trojan.TR/LockerGoga.qnfzd) circulating in the wild. In this post, we’ll provide some technical details of the new variant’s functionalities, as well as some Indicators of Compromise (IOCs). Overview Compared to other ransomware variants that use Window’s CRT library functions, this new variant relies heavily […]

Posted on 27 March 2019 | 12:19 pm

Analysis Of Brexit-Centric Twitter Activity

This is a rather long blog post, so we’ve created a PDF for you to download, if you’d like to read it offline. You can download that from here. Executive Summary This report explores Brexit-related Twitter activity occurring between December 4, 2018 and February 13, 2019. Using the standard Twitter API, researchers collected approximately 24 […]

Posted on 12 March 2019 | 2:56 am

WordPress 5.1.1 Security and Maintenance Release

WordPress 5.1.1 is now available! This security and maintenance release introduces 14 fixes and enhancements, including changes designed to help hosts prepare users for the minimum PHP version bump coming in 5.2. This release also includes a pair of security fixes that handle how comments are filtered and then stored in the database. With a maliciously […]

Posted on 11 March 2019 | 10:34 pm

Why Social Network Analysis Is Important

I got into social network analysis purely for nerdy reasons – I wanted to write some code in my free time, and python modules that wrap Twitter’s API (such as tweepy) allowed me to do simple things with just a few lines of code. I started off with toy tasks, (like mapping the time of […]

Posted on 21 February 2019 | 7:20 am

Oracle Critical Patch Update Advisory - January 2019

Posted on 15 January 2019 | 1:30 pm

NRSMiner updates to newer version

More than a year after the world first saw the Eternal Blue exploit in action during the May 2017 WannaCry outbreak, we are still seeing unpatched machines in Asia being infected by malware that uses the exploit to spread. Starting in mid-November 2018, our telemetry reports indicate that the newest version of the NRSMiner cryptominer, […]

Posted on 2 January 2019 | 11:04 pm

WordPress 5.0.1 Security Release

WordPress 5.0.1 is now available. This is a security release for all versions since WordPress 3.7. We strongly encourage you to update your sites immediately. Plugin authors are encouraged to read the 5.0.1 developer notes for information on backwards-compatibility. WordPress versions 5.0 and earlier are affected by the following bugs, which are fixed in version […]

Posted on 12 December 2018 | 9:13 pm

Phishing Campaign targeting French Industry

We have recently observed an ongoing phishing campaign targeting the French industry. Among these targets are organizations involved in chemical manufacturing, aviation, automotive, banking, industry software providers, and IT service providers. Beginning October 2018, we have seen multiple phishing emails which follow a similar pattern, similar indicators, and obfuscation with quick evolution over the course […]

Posted on 26 November 2018 | 7:16 am

Ethics In Artificial Intelligence: Introducing The SHERPA Consortium

In May of this year, Horizon 2020 SHERPA project activities kicked off with a meeting in Brussels. F-Secure is a partner in the SHERPA consortium – a group consisting of 11 members from six European countries – whose mission is to understand how the combination of artificial intelligence and big data analytics will impact ethics […]

Posted on 22 November 2018 | 2:25 am

Spam campaign targets Exodus Mac Users

We’ve seen a small spam campaign that attempts to target Mac users that use Exodus, a multi-cryptocurrency wallet. The theme of the email focuses mainly on Exodus. The attachment was “Exodus-MacOS-1.64.1-update.zip” and the sender domain was “update-exodus[.]io”, suggesting that it wanted to associate itself to the organization. It was trying to deliver a fake Exodus […]

Posted on 2 November 2018 | 12:56 pm

Oracle Critical Patch Update Advisory - October 2018

Posted on 16 October 2018 | 2:30 pm

Oracle Security Alert for CVE-2018-11776 - 31 August 2018

Posted on 31 August 2018 | 7:00 pm

Value-Driven Cybersecurity

Constructing an Alliance for Value-driven Cybersecurity (CANVAS) launched ~two years ago with F-Secure as a member. The goal of the EU project is “to unify technology developers with legal and ethical scholars and social scientists to approach the challenge of how cybersecurity can be aligned with European values and fundamental rights.” (That’s a mouthful, right?) […]

Posted on 31 August 2018 | 8:20 am

Taking Pwnie Out On The Town

Black Hat 2018 is now over, and the winners of the Pwnie Awards have been published. The Best Client-Side Bug was awarded to Georgi Geshev and Rob Miller for their work called “The 12 Logic Bug Gifts of Christmas.” Georgi and Rob work for MWR Infosecurity, which (as some of you might remember) was acquired by F-Secure […]

Posted on 14 August 2018 | 6:58 am

Oracle Security Alert for CVE-2018-3110 - 10 August 2018

Posted on 10 August 2018 | 2:30 pm

Oracle Critical Patch Update Advisory - July 2018

Posted on 17 July 2018 | 2:30 pm

WordPress 4.9.7 Security and Maintenance Release

WordPress 4.9.7 is now available. This is a security and maintenance release for all versions since WordPress 3.7. We strongly encourage you to update your sites immediately. WordPress versions 4.9.6 and earlier are affected by a media issue that could potentially allow a user with certain capabilities to attempt to delete files outside the uploads […]

Posted on 5 July 2018 | 12:00 pm

Oracle Critical Patch Update Advisory - April 2018

Posted on 17 April 2018 | 2:30 pm

WordPress 4.9.5 Security and Maintenance Release

WordPress 4.9.5 is now available. This is a security and maintenance release for all versions since WordPress 3.7. We strongly encourage you to update your sites immediately. WordPress versions 4.9.4 and earlier are affected by three security issues. As part of the core team's ongoing commitment to security hardening, the following fixes have been implemented […]

Posted on 3 April 2018 | 2:56 pm

Oracle Critical Patch Update Advisory - January 2018

Posted on 16 January 2018 | 1:30 pm

Oracle Security Alert for CVE-2017-10269 - 13 November 2017

Posted on 13 November 2017 | 1:30 pm

Oracle Security Alert for CVE-2017-10151 - 27 October 2017

Posted on 27 October 2017 | 2:30 pm

Oracle Critical Patch Update Advisory - October 2017

Posted on 17 October 2017 | 2:30 pm

Oracle Security Alert for CVE-2017-9805 - 22 September 2017

Posted on 22 September 2017 | 2:30 pm

Oracle Critical Patch Update Advisory - July 2017

Posted on 18 July 2017 | 2:30 pm

Oracle Critical Patch Update Advisory - July 2019

Posted on 16 July 2017 | 2:30 pm

Oracle Security Alert for CVE-2017-3629

Posted on 19 June 2017 | 2:30 pm

Oracle Critical Patch Update Advisory - April 2017

Posted on 18 April 2017 | 2:30 pm

Oracle Critical Patch Update Advisory - January 2017

Posted on 17 January 2017 | 1:30 pm

Oracle Critical Patch Update Advisory - October 2016

Posted on 18 October 2016 | 2:30 pm

Oracle Critical Patch Update Advisory - July 2016

Posted on 19 July 2016 | 2:30 pm

Oracle Critical Patch Update Advisory - April 2016

Posted on 19 April 2016 | 2:30 pm

Oracle Security Alert for CVE-2016-0636 - 23 Mar 2016

Posted on 23 March 2016 | 2:30 pm

Oracle Critical Patch Update Advisory - January 2016

Posted on 19 January 2016 | 1:30 pm

Oracle Security Alert for CVE-2015-4852 - 10 November 2015

Posted on 10 November 2015 | 1:30 pm

Oracle Critical Patch Update Advisory - October 2015

Posted on 20 October 2015 | 2:30 pm

Oracle Critical Patch Update Advisory - July 2015

Posted on 14 July 2015 | 2:30 pm

Oracle Security Alert for CVE-2015-3456 - 15 May 2015

Posted on 15 May 2015 | 2:30 pm

Oracle Critical Patch Update Advisory - April 2015

Posted on 14 April 2015 | 2:30 pm

Oracle Security Alert for CVE-2016-0603 - 5 February 2016

Posted on 5 February 2015 | 1:30 pm

Oracle Critical Patch Update Advisory - January 2015

Posted on 20 January 2015 | 1:30 pm

Oracle Critical Patch Update Advisory - October 2014

Posted on 14 October 2014 | 2:30 pm

Oracle Security Alert for CVE-2014-7169 - 26 September 2014

Posted on 26 September 2014 | 2:30 pm

Oracle Critical Patch Update Advisory - July 2014

Posted on 15 July 2014 | 2:30 pm

Oracle Security Alert for CVE-2014-0160 - 18 April 2014

Posted on 18 April 2014 | 2:30 pm

Oracle Critical Patch Update Advisory - April 2014

Posted on 15 April 2014 | 2:30 pm

Oracle Critical Patch Update Advisory - January 2014

Posted on 14 January 2014 | 1:30 pm

Oracle Critical Patch Update Advisory - October 2013

Posted on 15 October 2013 | 2:30 pm

Oracle Critical Patch Update Advisory - July 2013

Posted on 16 July 2013 | 2:30 pm

Oracle Java SE Critical Patch Update Advisory - June 2013

Posted on 18 June 2013 | 2:30 pm

Oracle Critical Patch Update Advisory - April 2013

Posted on 16 April 2013 | 2:30 pm

Oracle Java SE Critical Patch Update Advisory - April 2013

Posted on 16 April 2013 | 2:30 pm

Oracle Security Alert for CVE-2013-1493 - 04 Mar 2013

Posted on 4 March 2013 | 1:30 pm

Updated Release of the Oracle Java SE Critical Patch Update - February 2013

Posted on 19 February 2013 | 1:30 pm

Oracle Java SE Critical Patch Update Advisory - February 2013

Posted on 1 February 2013 | 1:30 pm

Oracle Critical Patch Update Advisory - January 2013

Posted on 15 January 2013 | 1:30 pm

Oracle Security Alert for CVE-2013-0422 - 13 Jan 2013

Posted on 13 January 2013 | 1:30 pm

Oracle Critical Patch Update Advisory - October 2012

Posted on 16 October 2012 | 2:26 pm

Oracle Java SE Critical Patch Update Advisory - October 2012

Posted on 16 October 2012 | 2:26 pm

Oracle Security Alert for CVE-2012-4681 - 30 Aug 2012

Posted on 30 August 2012 | 2:26 pm

Oracle Security Alert for CVE-2012-3132 - 10 Aug 2012

Posted on 10 August 2012 | 2:14 pm

Oracle Critical Patch Update (CPU) Advisory - July 2012

Posted on 19 July 2012 | 5:15 pm

Oracle Java SE Critical Patch Update Advisory - June 2012

Posted on 12 June 2012 | 3:00 pm

Oracle Security Alert for CVE-2012-1675

Posted on 30 April 2012 | 3:01 pm

Oracle Critical Patch Update (CPU) Advisory - April 2012

Posted on 18 April 2012 | 10:40 am

Oracle Java SE Critical Patch Update Advisory - February 2012

Posted on 14 February 2012 | 2:00 pm

Oracle Security Alert for CVE-2011-5035

Posted on 31 January 2012 | 3:20 pm

Oracle Critical Patch Update (CPU) Advisory - January 2012

Posted on 17 January 2012 | 2:44 pm

Oracle Critical Patch Update (CPU) Advisory - October 2011

Posted on 24 October 2011 | 1:33 pm

Oracle Security Alert for CVE-2011-3192

Posted on 15 September 2011 | 4:22 pm

Oracle Critical Patch Update (CPU) Advisory - July 2011

Posted on 19 July 2011 | 5:45 pm

Oracle Java SE Critical Patch Update Advisory - June 2011

Posted on 7 June 2011 | 5:18 pm

Oracle Critical Patch Update (CPU) - April 2011

Posted on 19 April 2011 | 3:00 pm

Oracle Java SE and Java for Business Critical Patch Update Advisory - February 2011

Posted on 15 February 2011 | 4:00 pm

Oracle Critical Patch Update (CPU) - January 2011

Posted on 18 January 2011 | 1:40 pm

Oracle Critical Patch Update (CPU) - October 2010

Posted on 12 October 2010 | 11:07 am

Oracle Critical Patch Update (CPU) - July 2010

Posted on 14 July 2010 | 2:35 pm

Oracle Critical Patch Update (CPU) - April 2010

Posted on 13 April 2010 | 4:01 pm

Oracle Security Alert for CVE-2010-0073 - February 2010

Oracle Security Alert for CVE-2010-0073

Posted on 4 February 2010 | 2:00 pm

Critical Patch Update - January 2010

Posted on 13 January 2010 | 12:05 pm

Critical Patch Update - October 2009

Posted on 20 October 2009 | 10:39 am

Critical Patch Update - July 2009

Posted on 15 July 2009 | 8:00 pm

Critical Patch Update - April 2009

Posted on 14 April 2009 | 5:40 pm

Critical Patch Update - January 2009

Posted on 14 April 2009 | 5:40 pm

Critical Patch Update - October 2008

Posted on 15 October 2008 | 1:53 pm

Critical Patch Update - July 2008

Posted on 15 July 2008 | 3:01 pm

Critical Patch Update - April 2008

Posted on 15 April 2008 | 5:13 pm

Critical Patch Update - January 2008

Posted on 15 January 2008 | 4:55 pm

Critical Patch Update - October 2007

Posted on 16 October 2007 | 3:47 pm

Critical Patch Update - July 2007

Posted on 17 July 2007 | 3:21 pm

Critical Patch Update - April 2007

Posted on 18 April 2007 | 10:57 am

Critical Patch Update - January 2007

Posted on 16 January 2007 | 5:35 pm

Critical Patch Update - October 2006

Posted on 17 October 2006 | 1:37 pm

Critical Patch Update - April 2006

Posted on 18 April 2006 | 3:42 pm

Critical Patch Update - January 2006

Posted on 17 January 2006 | 6:20 pm

Critical Patch Update - January 2005

Posted on 18 October 2005 | 5:28 pm

Critical Patch Update - April 2005

Posted on 18 October 2005 | 5:28 pm

Critical Patch Update - October 2005

Posted on 18 October 2005 | 5:25 pm

Critical Patch Update - July 2005

Posted on 12 July 2005 | 2:46 pm