Cybersecurity News


Apple, Google Both Track Mobile Telemetry Data, Despite Users Opting Out

Apple, Google Both Track Mobile Telemetry Data, Despite Users Opting Out Google’s Pixel and Apple’s iPhone both in privacy hot seat for siphoning mobile device data without consent.
31 March 2021

Fraud Ring Lauders Money Via Fake Charity Donations

Fraud Ring Lauders Money Via Fake Charity Donations The Cart Crasher gang is testing stolen payment cards while cleaning ill-gotten funds.
31 March 2021

Child Tweets Gibberish from U.S. Nuke Account

Child Tweets Gibberish from U.S. Nuke Account Telecommuting social-media manager for the U.S. Strategic Command left the laptop open and unsecured while stepping away.
31 March 2021

College Students Targeted in Newest IRS Scam

The Internal Revenue Service warns of fraudulent emails sent to .edu addresses.
31 March 2021

Advice From Security Experts: How to Approach Security in the New Normal

Here are the biggest lessons they've learned after a year of work from home, and how they advise their counterparts at organizations to proceed as a result of those lessons.
31 March 2021

3 Ways Vendors Can Inspire Customer Trust Amid Breaches

As customers rely more on cloud storage and remote workforces, the probability of a breach increases.
31 March 2021

Weakness in EDR Tools Lets Attackers Push Malware Past Them

A technique called hooking used by most endpoint detection and response products to monitor running processes can be abused, new research shows.
31 March 2021

Gaming mods, cheat engines are spreading Trojan malware and planting backdoors

Mods and cheat systems for games are being exploited to deploy information-stealing malware.
31 March 2021

Educate Your Whole Team with Corporate Group Training Classes


Through Corporate Group Training, the PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) offers a great way to train your entire team at once on any of PCI SSC’s 15 existing standards and programs. In this blog, we interviewed PCI SSC Director, Training Programs Travis Powell, about how the Corporate Group Training format can enhance your organization’s professional development.

31 March 2021

APT Charming Kitten Pounces on Medical Researchers

APT Charming Kitten Pounces on Medical Researchers Researchers uncover a credential-stealing campaign targeting genetic, neurology and oncology professionals.
31 March 2021

Child tweets on behalf of nuke, space mission agency US Strategic Command

The gibberish tweet left some amused, some concerned that the account had been compromised.
31 March 2021

VMware patches critical vRealize Operations platform vulnerabilities

Administrator credentials could be stolen by exploiting the bugs.
31 March 2021

Are you prepared to prevent data loss?

From losing cherished memories to missing deadlines, the impact of not having backups when a data disaster strikes can hardly be overstated

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31 March 2021

Pandemic threats: The common threads in COVID-19 scams and criminal schemes

Researchers explore how cybercriminals have exploited the coronavirus pandemic over the past year.
31 March 2021

Whistleblower claims Ubiquiti Networks data breach was ‘catastrophic’

The source alleges the January security incident was severely downplayed.
31 March 2021

Publicly Available Data Enables Enterprise Cyberattacks

Adversaries scour social media platforms and use other tactics to gather information that facilitates targeted enterprise attacks, research shows.
30 March 2021

Security on a Shoestring? More Budget Means More Detection

Companies that spend the smallest share of their IT budget on security see fewer threats, but that's not good news.
30 March 2021

What We Know (and Don't Know) So Far About the 'Supernova' SolarWinds Attack

A look at the second elusive attack targeting SolarWinds software that researchers at Secureworks recently cited as the handiwork of Chinese nation-state hackers.
30 March 2021

Ziggy Ransomware Gang Offers Refunds to Victims

Ziggy Ransomware Gang Offers Refunds to Victims Ziggy joins Fonix ransomware group and shuts down, with apologies to targets.
30 March 2021

Malicious Docker Cryptomining Images Rack Up 20M Downloads

Malicious Docker Cryptomining Images Rack Up 20M Downloads Publicly available cloud images are spreading Monero-mining malware to unsuspecting cloud developers.
30 March 2021