Cybersecurity News


How the PCI DSS Can Help Remote Workers


PCI SSC shares guidance for protecting payment data and how to work securely when connecting and working remotely.

26 March 2020

As Zoom Booms Incidents of ‘ZoomBombing’ Become a Growing Nuisance

As Zoom Booms Incidents of ‘ZoomBombing’ Become a Growing Nuisance Numerous instances of online conferences being disrupted by pornographic images, hate speech or even threats can be mitigated using some platform tools.
26 March 2020

Technology Empowers Pandemic Response, But Privacy Worries Remain

As technology companies and the medical community work to find ways to track and test for the virus, privacy might fall by the wayside.
26 March 2020

Hackers Hijack Routers to Spread Malware Via Coronavirus Apps

Hackers Hijack Routers to Spread Malware Via Coronavirus Apps The router DNS hijacking attacks have targeted more than a thousand victims with the Oski info-stealing malware.
26 March 2020

Introducing Zero-Trust Access

It's too early to tell whether ZTA will be a VPN killer or not, but major players are ramping up products in this new class of security technology that focuses on the cloud.
26 March 2020

Responding to the New Normal: How to Prevent Added Risk in Your Business

Responding to the New Normal: How to Prevent Added Risk in Your Business With more employees than ever working remotely, there are numerous potential threats that organizations must be aware of.
26 March 2020

Rare BadUSB attack detected in the wild against US hospitality provider

Hackers use snail-mail to send target company an envelope with a malware-laced USB thumb drive.
26 March 2020

4G networks vulnerable to denial of service attacks, subscriber tracking

Don’t think you’re protected on upcoming 5G networks, either.
26 March 2020

HPE issues fix to stop some SSDs from self‑destructing

If left unpatched, a firmware flaw in some enterprise-class solid-state drives could make data on them unrecoverable as early as this fall

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26 March 2020

China-Based Threat Group Launches Widespread Malicious Campaign

The motives behind the attacks remain unclear, but likely triggers include the ongoing trade war between the US and China and the unfolding COVID-19 pandemic.
26 March 2020

Apple iOS users served mobile malware in Poisoned News campaign

As we all devour online news sources in the current climate, cyberattackers are waiting to spring.
26 March 2020

Tokyo Olympics Postponed, But 5G Security Lessons Shine

Tokyo Olympics Postponed, But 5G Security Lessons Shine Threatpost Senior Editor Tara Seals is joined by Russ Mohr, engineer and Apple evangelist at MobileIron along with Jerry Ray, COO at SecureAge, for a discussion about the now postponed Tokyo Games and its use of 5G and the myriad of security concerns Japan is preparing for.
26 March 2020

D-Link and Linksys routers hacked to point users to coronavirus-themed malware

Hackers hijack routers' DNS settings to point users to malware-infected downloads.
26 March 2020

Dark web hosting provider hacked again -- 7,600 sites down

EXCLUSIVE: Dark web hosting provider shuts down after getting hacked for the second time in 16 months.
25 March 2020

Missing Patches, Misconfiguration Top Technical Breach Causes

Less than half of businesses surveyed can patch critical vulnerabilities within 72 hours. Why does the process take so long?
25 March 2020

Apple Update Fixes WebKit Flaws in iOS, Safari

Apple Update Fixes WebKit Flaws in iOS, Safari Apple's security update included a slew of vulnerabilities in various components of iOS, macOS and Safari - the most severe of which could enable remote code execution.
25 March 2020

Tupperware Hit By Card Skimmer Attack

Malicious code was found hidden inside graphics files on the storage container maker's e-commerce website.
25 March 2020

What Should I Do If Someone Is Impersonating My Company in a Phishing Campaign?

What Should I Do If Someone Is Impersonating My Company in a Phishing Campaign? Two security awareness advocates from KnowBe4 provide some solid suggestions.
25 March 2020

US Government Sites Give Bad Security Advice

Many U.S. government Web sites now carry a message prominently at the top of their home pages meant to help visitors better distinguish between official U.S. government properties and phishing pages. Unfortunately, part of that message is misleading and may help perpetuate a popular misunderstanding about Web site security and trust that phishers have been exploiting for years now.
25 March 2020

Public health vs. personal privacy: Choose only one?

As the world turns to technology to track and contain the COVID-19 pandemic, could this sound the death knell for digital privacy?

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25 March 2020