Cybersecurity News


Neural Networks Help Users Pick More-Secure Passwords

Typically, blocklists are used to prevent users from picking easily guessable patterns, but a small neural network can do the same job and suggests that complex password requirements are not necessary.
26 October 2020

Cybercriminals Extort Psychotherapy Patients Following Vastaamo Breach

An attacker is running a Tor site to leak the session notes of 300 patients at Vastaamo, a Finnish psychotherapy facility.
26 October 2020

‘Among Us’ Mobile Game Under Siege by Attackers

‘Among Us’ Mobile Game Under Siege by Attackers Ongoing attacks on the wildly popular game Among Us are testing developers’ ability to keep up.
26 October 2020

Adware found in 21 Android apps with more than 7 million downloads

Six of the 21 apps are still available on the Google Play Store.
26 October 2020

New Report Links Cybersecurity and Sustainability

Some have also created the role of chief sustainability officer, according to Kaspersky.
26 October 2020

Containerd Bug Exposes Cloud Account Credentials

Containerd Bug Exposes Cloud Account Credentials The flaw (CVE-2020-15157) is located in the container image-pulling process.
26 October 2020

Teach Your Employees Well: How to Spot Smishing & Vishing Scams

Teach Your Employees Well: How to Spot Smishing & Vishing Scams One of the best ways to keep employees from falling victim to these social-engineering attacks is to teach them the signs.
26 October 2020

Over 100 irrigation systems left exposed online without a password

More than half of the exposed systems are located inside Israel.
26 October 2020

Vastaamo Breach: Hackers Blackmailing Psychotherapy Patients

Vastaamo Breach: Hackers Blackmailing Psychotherapy Patients Cybercriminals have already reportedly posted the details of 300 Vastaamo patients - and are threatening to release the data of others unless a ransom is paid.
26 October 2020

‘Among Us’ players hit by major spam attack

In-game chats were flooded with messages from somebody who tried to coerce players into subscribing to a dubious YouTube channel

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26 October 2020

Nando’s Hackers Feast on Customer Accounts

Nando’s Hackers Feast on Customer Accounts Multiple chicken diners said their usernames and passwords were stolen and the accounts used to place high-volume orders.
26 October 2020

Microsoft's Kubernetes Threat Matrix: Here's What's Missing

Microsoft's Kubernetes Threat Matrix: Here's What's Missing With a fuller picture of the Kubernetes threat matrix, security teams can begin to implement mitigation strategies to protect their cluster from threats.
26 October 2020

The Story of McAfee: How the Security Giant Arrived at a Second IPO

Industry watchers explore the story of McAfee, from its founding in 1987, to its spinoff from Intel, to how it's keeping up with competitors.
26 October 2020

The rise of the social bandits: How politics, injustice shapes how we view hacktivism

If they don’t listen to us, do they deserve it?
26 October 2020

KashmirBlack botnet behind attacks on CMSs like WordPress, Joomla, Drupal, others

New KashmirBlack botnet is believed to have infected hundreds of thousands of websites since November 2019.
26 October 2020

U.S. Levies Sanctions Against Russian Research Institution Linked to Triton Malware

U.S. Levies Sanctions Against Russian Research Institution Linked to Triton Malware The latest in a flurry of actions this week, tied to foreign threats against U.S. computer systems, includes sanctions by the Department of the Treasury.
23 October 2020

US Treasury Sanctions Russian Institution Linked to Triton Malware

Triton, also known as TRISIS and HatMan, was developed to target and manipulate industrial control systems, the US Treasury reports.
23 October 2020

Cybercriminals Could be Coming After Your Coffee

Cybercriminals Could be Coming After Your Coffee Researchers show no IoT device is too small to fall victim to ransomware techniques.
23 October 2020

Cybercriminals Could be Coming After Your Coffee

Cybercriminals Could be Coming After Your Coffee Researchers show no IoT device is too small to fall victim to ransomware techniques.
23 October 2020

IoT Device Takeovers Surge 100 Percent in 2020

IoT Device Takeovers Surge 100 Percent in 2020 The COVID-19 pandemic, coupled with an explosion in the number of connected devices, have led to a swelling in IoT infections observed on wireless networks.
23 October 2020