Cybersecurity News


Mainframe Security Automation Is Not a Luxury

As cyber threats grow, even the most securable platform is vulnerable and requires adaptive autonomous protection.
26 January 2021

North Korea Targets Security Researchers in Elaborate 0-Day Campaign

North Korea Targets Security Researchers in Elaborate 0-Day Campaign Hackers masquerade as security researchers to befriend analysts and eventually infect fully patched systems at multiple firms with a malicious backdoor.
26 January 2021

Startup Offers Free Version of its 'Passwordless' Technology

Beyond Identity co-founders hope to move the needle in eliminating the need for passwords, but experts say killing passwords altogether won't be easy.
26 January 2021

Cybercriminals use deceased staff accounts to spread Nemty ransomware

Researchers explore how ‘ghost’ accounts can become targets for threat actors.
26 January 2021

TikTok Flaw Lay Bare Phone Numbers, User IDs For Phishing Attacks

TikTok Flaw Lay Bare Phone Numbers, User IDs For Phishing Attacks A security flaw in TikTok could have allowed attackers to query query the platform's database – potentially opening up for privacy violations.
26 January 2021

Google: North Korean hackers have targeted security researchers via social media

Google TAG warns security researchers to be on the lookout when approached by unknown individuals on social media.
25 January 2021

Critical Vulns Discovered in Vendor Implementations of Key OT Protocol

Flaws allow denial-of-service attacks and other malicious activity, Claroty says.
25 January 2021

Claroty Discloses Multiple Critical Vulns in Vendor Implementations of Key OT Protocol

Flaws allow denial-of-service attacks and other malicious activity, vendor says.
25 January 2021

SonicWall Is Latest Security Vendor to Disclose Cyberattack

The network security firm is investigating a coordinated campaign in which attackers exploited vulnerabilities in SonicWall's products.
25 January 2021

Breaking Down Joe Biden’s $10B Cybersecurity ‘Down Payment’

Breaking Down Joe Biden’s $10B Cybersecurity ‘Down Payment’ Tom Kellermann, head of cybersecurity strategy for VMware Carbon Black, talks about the top security challenges facing the US government as a new presidential administration steps in.
25 January 2021

Deloitte & Touche Buys Threat-Hunting Firm

Root9B (R9B) offers threat hunting and other managed security services.
25 January 2021

Outgoing FCC Chair Issues Final Security Salvo Against China

Outgoing FCC Chair Issues Final Security Salvo Against China Ajit Pai says Chinese telecom companies ‘biggest national security threat’ for regulators in exit interview.
25 January 2021

2.28M MeetMindful Daters Compromised in Data Breach

2.28M MeetMindful Daters Compromised in Data Breach The ShinyHunters hacking group offer a raft of information, from location and contact info to dating preferences and bodily descriptions, as a free download.
25 January 2021

Small Security Teams Have Big Security Fears, CISOs Report

Researchers poll security leaders who are tasked with protecting large organizations but have a small presence and budget.
25 January 2021

Cisco DNA Center Bug Opens Enterprises to Remote Attack

Cisco DNA Center Bug Opens Enterprises to Remote Attack The high-severity security vulnerability (CVE-2021-1257) allows cross-site request forgery (CSRF) attacks.
25 January 2021

SonicWall Breach Stems from ‘Probable’ Zero-Days

SonicWall Breach Stems from ‘Probable’ Zero-Days The security vendor is investigating potential zero-day vulnerabilities in its Secure Mobile Access (SMA) 100 series.
25 January 2021

Dutch COVID-19 patient data sold on the criminal underground

Two individuals have been arrested in the Netherlands last week for selling data from Dutch COVID-19 systems on Telegram, Snapchat and Wickr.
25 January 2021

How to Better Secure Your Microsoft 365 Environment

How to Better Secure Your Microsoft 365 Environment Security experts offer Microsoft 365 security guidance as more attackers target enterprise cloud environments.
25 January 2021

2020's COVID Accelerated Digitalization Demands Stronger Cybersecurity in 2021

As critical infrastructure faces increasing and sophisticated attacks, these trends will enable the energy sector to shore up its cybersecurity defenses.
25 January 2021

Data of BuyUcoin cryptocurrency exchange traders allegedly leaked online

A customer update, since removed, claimed the leak was “dummy data.”
25 January 2021