Cybersecurity News


Apple Pushes Back Against Zero-Day Exploit Claims

Apple Pushes Back Against Zero-Day Exploit Claims Company said there is no evidence that iOS bugs revealed by ZecOps earlier this week were ever used against customers.
24 April 2020

Nintendo says 160,000 users impacted in recent account hacks

Nintendo disconnects NNID legacy login system from main Nintendo profiles after massive account hijacking campaign.
24 April 2020

Apple disputes recent iOS zero-day claim

Apple says it "thoroughly investigated" a recent report about three iOS Mail bugs but "found no evidence they were used against customers."
24 April 2020

Stuck at home, UK lockdown DIY fans slammed with Robert Dyas data breach

The hardware store is the latest victim of card-skimmer malware.
24 April 2020

Google will now demand online advertisers provide proof of identity and location

The company is clamping down on fake content and scams by expanding checks previously reserved for political advertising.
24 April 2020

Why Consumers, SMBs Are Likely to Fall for Coronavirus Scams

Data reveals both a lack of skepticism and a willingness to engage with emails crafted to seem like government communications.
23 April 2020

Paay Misconfiguration Leaves Transaction Data Exposed

The New York-based credit-card processor left a server without password protection for approximately three weeks.
23 April 2020

RIPE opposes China's internet protocols upgrade plan

RIPE speaks out against China and Huawei's "New IP" internet upgrade plan, says internet standards should be left to the IETF, not the UN.
23 April 2020

How the Dark Web Fuels Insider Threats

New decentralized, criminal marketplaces and "as-a-service" offerings make it easy for employees to monetize their knowledge and access to enterprise networks and systems.
23 April 2020

Communication, Cloud & Finance Apps Most Vulnerable to Insider Threat

Businesses say customer data, financial data, and intellectual property are the types of data most vulnerable to insider attacks.
23 April 2020

Resiliency: The Trait National Sporting Leagues Share with Security & IT Teams

During unprecedented times such as these, both businesses and professional sports are forced to go back to basics.
23 April 2020

iOS Mail app flaws may have left iPhone users vulnerable for years

A pair of vulnerabilities in the default email app on iOS devices is believed to have been exploited against high-profile targets

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23 April 2020

Valve Confirms CS:GO, Team Fortress 2 Source-Code Leak

Valve Confirms CS:GO, Team Fortress 2 Source-Code Leak Leaked source code for Counter-Strike: Global Offensive and Team Fortress 2 has led to widespread gamer worries about security and cheating.
23 April 2020

When in Doubt: Hang Up, Look Up, & Call Back

Many security-conscious people probably think they'd never fall for a phone-based phishing scam. But if your response to such a scam involves anything other than hanging up and calling back the entity that claims to be calling, you may be in for a rude awakening. Here's how one security and tech-savvy reader got taken for more than $10,000 in an elaborate, weeks-long ruse.
23 April 2020

Demand for Cybersecurity Jobs Declines But Still Outperforms Other Sectors

While companies are cutting back on plans to hire, cybersecurity and the technology industry as a whole are doing better than the general economy.
23 April 2020

White-Hat Hackers Help 'Fold' COVID-19 Proteins

White-Hat Hackers Help 'Fold' COVID-19 Proteins A grassroots effort provides scientists with computing power to help simulate the novel coronavirus' proteins and come up with therapeutic solutions for the disease.
23 April 2020

Public Sector Ransomware Attacks Rage On: Can Your Organization Repel Them?

Public Sector Ransomware Attacks Rage On: Can Your Organization Repel Them? To pay or not to pay continues to be the question as ransomware targets cities, even amid COVID-19.
23 April 2020

WHO, CDC and Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Victims of Credential Dump, Report

WHO, CDC and Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Victims of Credential Dump, Report Hackers have used credentials allegedly stolen from the WHO, CDC and other notable groups to spread coronavirus misinformation online.
23 April 2020

A Dozen Nation-Backed APTs Tap COVID-19 to Cover Spy Attacks

A Dozen Nation-Backed APTs Tap COVID-19 to Cover Spy Attacks Iran's Charming Kitten and other nation-state actors are using the coronavirus pandemic to their advantage, for espionage.
23 April 2020

Skype Phishing Attack Targets Remote Workers’ Passwords

Skype Phishing Attack Targets Remote Workers’ Passwords Attackers are sending convincing emails that ultimately steal victims' Skype credentials.
23 April 2020