We COVID-Clicked on Garbage, Report Finds: PodcastWere we work-from-home clicking zombies? Steganography attacks snagged three out of eight recipients. Nasty CAPTCHAs suckered 50 times more clicks during 2020.
Iranian APT Lures Defense Contractor in Catfishing-Malware ScamFake aerobics-instructor profile delivers malware in a supply-chain attack attempt from TA456.
Ransomware Volumes Hit Record Highs as 2021 Wears OnThe second quarter of the year saw the highest volumes of ransomware attacks ever, with Ryuk leading the way.
Back-to-Basics: Keep Software Patched
As small and medium businesses begin to re-open following the pandemic, it’s important to do so securely in order to protect customer’s payment card data. Too often, data breaches happen as a result of vulnerabilities that are entirely preventable. The PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) has developed a set of payment protection resources for small businesses. In this 8-part back-to-basics series, we highlight payment security basics for protecting against payment data theft. Today’s blog focuses on keeping software patched.
Raccoon Stealer Bundles Malware, Propagates Via Google SEOAn update to the stealer-as-a-service platform hides in pirated software, pilfers crypto-coins and installs a software dropper for downloads of more malware.
‘DeadRinger’ Targeted Exchange Servers Long Before DiscoveryCyberespionage campaigns linked to China attacked telecoms via ProxyLogon bugs, stealing call records and maintaining persistence, as far back as 2017.
Raccoon stealer-as-a-service will now try to grab your cryptocurrencyThe malware has been upgraded to target even more financial information.
DeadRinger: Chinese APTs strike major telecommunications companiesPreviously unknown campaigns center around "Chinese state interests."
‘PwnedPiper’: Devastating Bugs in >80% of Hospital PneumaticsPodcast: Blood samples aren’t martinis. You can’t shake them. But bugs in pneumatic control systems could lead to that, RCE or ransomware.
Part One: Conceptual Differences Between SSF and PA-DSS
To assist stakeholders in their migration from PA-DSS to the Software Security Framework, PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) is publishing a series of blog posts to guide payment software vendors and assessors through the key differences between PA-DSS and the SSF. In Part One of our multi-part blog series, PCI SSC’s Sr. Manager, Public Relations Alicia Malone sits down with PCI SSC’s Sr. Manager, Emerging Standards Jake Marcinko to discuss some of the conceptual differences between PA-DSS and the Software Security Framework that stakeholders should be aware of as they work to transition between programs.
Chipotle Emails Serve Up Phishing LuresMass email distribution service compromise mirrors earlier Nobelium attacks.
New Normal Demands New Security Leadership StructureAt the inaugural Omdia Analyst Summit, experts discuss where the past year has created gaps in traditional security strategy and how organizations can fill them.
Multiple Zero-Day Flaws Discovered in Popular Hospital Pneumatic Tube System"PwnedPiper" flaws could allow attackers to disrupt delivery of lab samples or steal hospital employee credentials, new research shows.
Ransomware operators love them: Key trends in the Initial Access Broker spaceIn a threat actor's mind, take out the legwork, reap the proceeds of blackmail.
On course for a good hacking
A story of how easily hackers could hit a hole-in-one with the computer network of a premier golf club in the UK.
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NSA Warns Public Networks are Hacker HotbedsAgency warns attackers targeting teleworkers to steal corporate data.
Transition to Version 1.1 for New Secure SLC and Secure Software Submissions
With the release of the Secure Software Lifecycle (“Secure SLC”) Standard v1.1 in February 2021 and the Secure Software Standard v1.1 in April 2021, updated versions of the associated reporting templates and attestation forms were also made available in the Document Library.
Novel Meteor Wiper Used in Attack that Crippled Iranian Train SystemA July 9th attack disrupted service and taunted Iran’s leadership with hacked screens directing customers to call the phone of Iranian Supreme Leader Khamenei with complaints.
Week in security with Tony Anscombe
With vacations in full swing, cybercriminals will be looking to scam vacationers looking for that perfect accommodation. Learn to identify these scams. Most people are fans of the convenience provided by online shopping, but some criminals uses this to lure clients into Amazon scams. Learn to detect these. Now that organizations are set to evolve a
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Watch out for these scams, targeting Amazon’s customers
Most people are fans of the convenience Amazon brings to online shopping, and that’s precisely what cybercriminals are betting on.
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