Cybersecurity News


Microsoft announces new 'Hardware-enforced Stack Protection' feature

The new "Hardware-enforced Stack Protection" feature is under development and an early preview is available in Windows 10 Insider previews builds (fast ring).
25 March 2020

Android lets advertisers get a list of all your apps -- and this API feature is broadly used

In-depth study looks at the usage of installed application methods (IAMs) API calls across the Android ecosystem.
24 March 2020

Apple blocks third-party cookies in Safari

Safari becomes second browser after the Tor Browser to block third-party cookies by default for all users.
24 March 2020

How Attackers Could Use Azure Apps to Sneak into Microsoft 365

Researchers warn Microsoft 365 account holders to pay attention to unknown applications that request permissions.
24 March 2020

Unknown ‘WildPressure’ Malware Campaign Lets Off Steam in Middle East

Unknown ‘WildPressure’ Malware Campaign Lets Off Steam in Middle East The cyberattacks -- some on industrial targets -- use a previously unknown trojan dubbed Milum.
24 March 2020

Covid-19 Privacy Poll: Phone Tracking, Public Health and Surveillance

Covid-19 Privacy Poll: Phone Tracking, Public Health and Surveillance Is sacrificing your personal privacy worth flattening the coronavirus infection curve? Weigh in on our Threatpost poll.
24 March 2020

Akamai to slow down video game downloads during COVID-19 outbreak

Akamai says its working together with Microsoft and Sony to avoid global internet traffic bottlenecks.
24 March 2020

WHO Targeted in Espionage Attempt, COVID-19 Cyberattacks Spike

WHO Targeted in Espionage Attempt, COVID-19 Cyberattacks Spike The DarkHotel group could have been looking for information on tests, vaccines or trial cures.
24 March 2020

Malware Found Hidden in Android Utility Apps, Children's Games

The 'Tekya' malware, as researchers call it, is designed to imitate the user's actions to click advertisements.
24 March 2020

How to Secure Your Kubernetes Deployments

As more companies shift their software to a microservices-based architecture and orchestrate their containerized applications in Kubernetes, distributed security controls become a must.
24 March 2020

New APT Targets Middle Eastern Victims

The new malware, dubbed "Milum," can take control of industrial devices.
24 March 2020

Critical Adobe Flaw Fixed in Out-of-Band Security Update

Critical Adobe Flaw Fixed in Out-of-Band Security Update Adobe has fixed a critical flaw in its Creative Cloud Desktop Application for Windows.
24 March 2020

Kaspersky finds new APT targeting the Middle East's industrial sector

Security firm says this is a new hacker group, with new malware and no links to any other past operations.
24 March 2020

Cybercriminals' Promises to Pause During Pandemic Amount to Little

As pandemic worsens, online profiteering -- from fraudsters to ransomware operators to cybercriminal hacking -- continues unabated, despite some promises from the underground.
24 March 2020

Automated Tools Make Cyberattacks Easier to Pull Off

Gone are the days when threat actors had to actually spend time and effort planning and developing an attack on their own, Recorded Future says.
24 March 2020

Microsoft warns of two Windows zero‑day flaws

Updates for the critical-rated vulnerabilities, which are being actively exploited in the wild, are still weeks away

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24 March 2020

Vulnerability Management Isn't Just a Numbers Game

Attackers work 24/7, so you have to be vigilant around the clock. Time for some game theory.
24 March 2020

TrickBot now pushes Android app for bypassing 2FA on banking accounts

Malicious TrickMo app seen deployed in Germany for now, but broader use is expected.
24 March 2020

Domain Name Security: Important Measures You Need to Know

Domain Name Security: Important Measures You Need to Know A domain name that points to a website hosting your generated content is still one of the most secure means to ensure that an online identity does not fall prey to hackers or hijackers.
24 March 2020

Tekya Malware Threatens Millions of Android Users via Google Play

Tekya Malware Threatens Millions of Android Users via Google Play The ad-fraud malware lurks in dozens of childrens' and utilities apps.
24 March 2020