Cybersecurity News


TurkeyBombing Puts New Twist on Zoom Abuse

TurkeyBombing Puts New Twist on Zoom Abuse Threat actors already stole nearly 4,000 credentials before the holiday was even over, according to report.
27 November 2020

Week in security with Tony Anscombe

Is your smart doorbell putting you at risk of cyberattacks? – Spotify accounts hijacked en masse – Staying safe from SIM swapping

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27 November 2020

Europol and partners thwart massive credit card fraud scheme

The operation was carried out against fraudsters trying to monetize stolen credit card data on the internet’s seedy underbelly

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27 November 2020

A hacker is selling access to the email accounts of hundreds of C-level executives

Access is sold for $100 to $1500 per account, depending on the company size and exec role.
27 November 2020

Cybersecurity Predictions for 2021: Robot Overlords No, Connected Car Hacks Yes

Cybersecurity Predictions for 2021: Robot Overlords No, Connected Car Hacks Yes While 2021 will present evolving threats and new challenges, it will also offer new tools and technologies that will we hope shift the balance towards the defense.
27 November 2020

ThreatList: Cyber Monday Looms – But Shoppers Oblivious to Top Retail Threats

ThreatList: Cyber Monday Looms – But Shoppers Oblivious to Top Retail Threats Online shoppers are blissfully unaware of credit card skimming threats and malicious shopping apps as they head into this year's Black Friday and Cyber Monday holiday shopping events.
27 November 2020

5 Signs Someone Might be Taking Advantage of Your Security Goodness

5 Signs Someone Might be Taking Advantage of Your Security Goodness Not everyone in a security department is acting in good faith, and they'll do what they can to bypass those who do. Here's how to spot them.
27 November 2020

Failing Toward Zero: Why Your Security Needs to Fail to Get Better

Each security incident should lead to a successive reduction in future incidences of the same type. Organizations that fail toward zero embrace failure and learn from their mistakes.
27 November 2020

Networking equipment vendor Belden discloses data breach

Belden says hackers accessed a limited number of company's file servers.
27 November 2020

Personal data of 16 million Brazilian COVID-19 patients exposed online

Among those affected by the leak are Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro, seven ministers, and 17 provincial governors.
26 November 2020

FBI warns of threat actors spoofing Bureau domains, email accounts

The U.S. law enforcement agency shares a sampling of more than 90 spoofed FBI-related domains registered recently

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26 November 2020

Federated Learning: A Therapeutic for what Ails Digital Health

Federated Learning: A Therapeutic for what Ails Digital Health Researchers show the promise of Federated Learning to protect patient privacy and improve healthcare outcomes across the world.
26 November 2020

Changing Employee Security Behavior Takes More Than Simple Awareness

Changing Employee Security Behavior Takes More Than Simple Awareness Designing a behavioral change program requires an audit of existing security practices and where the sticking points are.
26 November 2020

SIM swap scam: What it is and how to protect yourself

Here’s what to know about attacks where a fraudster has your number, literally and otherwise

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26 November 2020

Sophos notifies customers of data exposure after database misconfiguration

Exclusive: Company says that only a small subset of customers were impacted.
26 November 2020

Xbox bug could have allowed hackers to link gamer tags with players' emails

The bug could have been exploited by playing around in a browser's developer console and editing a cookie field.
25 November 2020

Security researcher accidentally discovers Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 zero-day

The vulnerability was discovered while the security researcher was working on a Windows security tool.
25 November 2020

Do You Know Who's Lurking in Your Cloud Environment?

A security researcher explains the dangers of poor visibility in the cloud and a new strategy to evaluate IAM exposure in Google Cloud Platform.
25 November 2020

Look Beyond the 'Big 5' in Cyberattacks

Don't ignore cyber operations outside US and European interests, researcher says. We can learn a lot from methods used by attackers that aren't among the usual suspects.
25 November 2020

Three members of TMT cybercrime group arrested in Nigeria

The TMT group has infected more than 50,000 organizations around the world with malware.
25 November 2020