Cybersecurity News


ObliqueRAT linked to threat group launching attacks against government targets

The new Trojan is attacking organizations across Southeast Asia.
21 February 2020

ISS World Hit with Malware Attack that Shuts Down Global Computer Network

ISS World Hit with Malware Attack that Shuts Down Global Computer Network The incident cut off access to e-mail and shared IT services across customer sites of the multinational Denmark-based facility-management firm.
21 February 2020

Week in security with Tony Anscombe

Hunting down Linux threats – The implications of DNS encryption for business security – MGM Resorts breach hits millions of people

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21 February 2020

Security Now Merges With Dark Reading

Readers of Security Now will join the Dark Reading community, gaining access to a wide range of cybersecurity content.
21 February 2020

Google denies claims that free school Chromebooks are illegally collecting student data

A lawsuit filed in New Mexico alleges the free devices are serving a nefarious purpose -- data collection without parental consent.
21 February 2020

Haken Malware Family Infests Google Play Store

Haken Malware Family Infests Google Play Store Eight apps - mostly camera utilities and children's games - were discovered spreading a new malware strain that steals data and signs victims up for expensive premium services.
21 February 2020

Up close and personal with Linux malware

What are the main security threats facing Linux? A Q&A with ESET Senior Malware Researcher Marc‑Etienne M.Léveillé, whose work has been instrumental in uncovering a number of malware strains hitting Linux servers.

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21 February 2020

Digital Inheritance

What happens to our digital presence when we die or become incapacitated? Many of us have or know we should have a will and checklists of what loved ones need to know in the event of our passing. But what about all of our digital data and online accounts? Consider creating some type of digital will, often called a "Digital Inheritance" plan.
21 February 2020

DOD DISA discloses data breach

The Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) handles IT and telecommunications support for the White House and military troops.
20 February 2020

Google Bans 600 Android Apps for Obnoxious Ads

Google Bans 600 Android Apps for Obnoxious Ads The Google Play apps violated the tech behemoth's disruptive advertising policies.
20 February 2020

Popular Mobile Document-Management Apps Put Data at Risk

Most iOS and Android apps that Cometdocs has published on Google and Apple app stores transmit entire documents - unencrypted.
20 February 2020

Google removes 600 Android apps in Play Store adware crackdown

Google removes Android apps and bans app developers who used out-of-app ads to spam users.
20 February 2020

Microsoft Announces General Availability of Threat Protection, Insider Risk Management

Microsoft made several security announcements ahead of RSA Conference, including its decision to bring Microsoft Defender to iOS and Android.
20 February 2020

Ransomware Damage Hit $11.5B in 2019

A new report shows the scale of ransomware's harm and the growth of that damage year-over-year -- an average of $141,000 per incident.
20 February 2020

It's Time to Break the 'Rule of Steve'

Today, in a room full of cybersecurity professionals, there are still more people called Steve than there are women.
20 February 2020

Critical Cisco Bug Opens Software Licencing Manager to Remote Attack

Critical Cisco Bug Opens Software Licencing Manager to Remote Attack A default password would let anyone access the Cisco Smart Software Manager On-Prem Base platform, even if it's not directly connected to the internet.
20 February 2020

Personal Info of 10.6M MGM Resort Guests Leaked Online

Data published on a hacking forum includes phone numbers and email addresses of travelers ranging from everyday tourists to celebrities and tech CEOs.
20 February 2020

Coronavirus kills MWC, IBM withdraws from RSA: What about Kaspersky’s Security Analyst Summit?

Kaspersky has revealed its position on the potential cancellation of the Security Analyst Summit, due to take place in April.
20 February 2020

Cybergang Favors G Suite and Physical Checks For BEC Attacks

Cybergang Favors G Suite and Physical Checks For BEC Attacks Exaggerated Lion, a newly discovered cybercrime group, uses new and unique tactics to target U.S. companies in BEC attacks.
20 February 2020

Croatia's largest petrol station chain impacted by cyber-attack

A ransomware attack is believed to have impaired the chain's ability to issue invoices and accept loyalty cards.
20 February 2020