Cybersecurity News


Nationwide Facial Recognition Ban Proposed By Lawmakers

Nationwide Facial Recognition Ban Proposed By Lawmakers Lawmakers proposed a new bill that would ban the use of facial recognition by law enforcement nationwide.
25 June 2020

Golang Worm Widens Scope to Windows, Adds Payload Capacity

Golang Worm Widens Scope to Windows, Adds Payload Capacity A first-stage malware loader spotted in active campaigns has added additional exploits and a new backdoor capability.
25 June 2020

Contact Tracing & Threat Intel: Broken Tools & Processes

How epidemiology can solve the people problem in security.
25 June 2020

Chinese bank forced western companies to install malware-laced tax software

GoldenSpy backdoor trojan found in a Chinese bank's official tax software, which the bank has been forcing western companies to install.
25 June 2020

Vulnerabilities Declining in Open Source, But Slow Patching Still a Problem

Even as more code is produced, indirect dependencies continue to undermine security.
25 June 2020

Facial recognition technology banned in another US city

In a move lauded by privacy advocates, Boston joins the ranks of cities that have voted down the municipal use of the technology

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25 June 2020

Another Record-Breaking DDoS Attack Signals Shift in Criminal Methods

Malicious botnet sources explode in new attacks that push boundaries in terms of volume and duration.
25 June 2020

Nvidia Warns Windows Gamers of Serious Graphics Driver Bugs

Nvidia Warns Windows Gamers of Serious Graphics Driver Bugs Several high-severity flaws in Nvidia's GPU display drivers for Windows users could lead to code-execution, DoS and more.
25 June 2020

Better Collaboration Between Security & Development

Security and development teams must make it clear why their segment of the development life cycle is relevant to the other teams in the pipeline.
25 June 2020

Lucifer Malware Aims to Become Broad Platform for Attacks

The recent spread of the distributed denial-of-service tool attempts to exploit a dozen web-framework flaws, uses credential stuffing, and is intended to work against a variety of operating systems.
25 June 2020

Office 365 Users Targeted By ‘Coronavirus Employee Training’ Phish

Office 365 Users Targeted By ‘Coronavirus Employee Training’ Phish Threat actors shift focus from COVID-19 to employee coronavirus training and current events like Black Lives Matter as cyber-attacks continue to rise.
25 June 2020

'GoldenSpy' Malware Hidden in Tax Software Spies on Companies Doing Business in China

Advanced persistent threat (APT) campaign aims to steal intelligence secrets from foreign companies operating in China.
25 June 2020

Lucifer: Devilish malware that abuses critical vulnerabilities on Windows machines

Researchers say the powerful malware has been “wreaking havoc” on Windows hosts.
25 June 2020

FBI warns K12 schools of ransomware attacks via RDP

The FBI has issued a security alert warning K12 schools of the "ransomware threat" during the COVID-19 pandemic.
25 June 2020

WikiLeaks founder charged with conspiring with Anonymous and LulzSec hackers

US Department of Justice claims Assange tried to recruit hackers to commit crimes on his behalf. One of the hackers was an FBI informant, said the FBI.
24 June 2020

Emerging Ransomware Targets Photos, Videos on Android Devices

Emerging Ransomware Targets Photos, Videos on Android Devices The CryCryptor malware strain is a brand-new family of threats, leveraging COVID-19 to spread.
24 June 2020

Self-Propagating Lucifer Malware Targets Windows Systems

Self-Propagating Lucifer Malware Targets Windows Systems A new devilish malware is targeting Windows systems with cryptojacking and DDoS capabilities.
24 June 2020

Apple Buys Fleetsmith

The fleet management company becomes part of Apple in a deal announced today.
24 June 2020

No Internet Access? Amid Protests, Here's How to Tell Whether the Government Is Behind it

Government-mandated Internet shutdowns occur far more regularly than you might expect.
24 June 2020

Zoom hires Jason Lee from Salesforce to serve as new CISO

Lee to become Zoom's new CISO starting June 29, next week.
24 June 2020