Cybersecurity News


NFL Tackles Cybersecurity Concerns Ahead of 2020 Draft Day

NFL Tackles Cybersecurity Concerns Ahead of 2020 Draft Day Researchers weigh in on potential security concerns surrounding the 2020 NFL Draft.
21 April 2020

New iOS exploit discovered being used to spy on China's Uyghur minority

New "Insomnia" exploit works on iOS versions 12.3, 12.3.1, and 12.3.2; was patched in iOS 12.4 last year.
21 April 2020

8 Tips for Small Merchants: Protecting Payment Data During COVID-19

 

The COVID-19 pandemic is quickly changing how many small merchants accept payments. Merchants that previously only had brick-and-mortar locations are moving to accept e-commerce and over-the-phone transactions.

21 April 2020

RCE Exploit Released for IBM Data Risk Manager, No Patch Available

RCE Exploit Released for IBM Data Risk Manager, No Patch Available Three separate flaws can be chained to achieve full system compromise.
21 April 2020

Viral WhatsApp Scam Promises Free Streaming Services

Cybercriminals capitalize on the popularity of media and entertainment to target consumers looking for at-home activities.
21 April 2020

Is COVID-19 Intensifying the Need for Security Staffing?

Overall, security practitioners should find themselves in a better working situation than many other professionals. However, we are not immune.
21 April 2020

Attackers Aim at Software Supply Chain with Package Typosquatting

Attackers seed Ruby Gems repository with more than 760 malicious packages using names just a bit different than the standard code libraries.
21 April 2020

Here's a list of all the ransomware gangs who will steal and leak your data if you don't pay

Ransomware gangs are getting more aggressive these days about pursuing payments and have begun stealing and threatening to leak sensitive documents if victims don't pay the requested ransom demand.
21 April 2020

Terahash Buys L0phtCrack in Password Merger

The acquisition brings password cracking and password auditing capabilities together in a single company.
21 April 2020

7 Steps to Avoid the Top Cloud Access Risks

Securing identities and data in the cloud is challenging, but a least-privilege access approach helps.
21 April 2020

Oil and Gas Firms Targeted With Agent Tesla Spyware

Oil and Gas Firms Targeted With Agent Tesla Spyware Highly targeted spearphishing emails are being sent to oil and gas companies in hopes of infecting them with the Agent Tesla spyware.
21 April 2020

Microsoft Proposes Privacy Controls for COVID-19 Contact Tracking, Tracing

As governments broaden use of digital technologies to stem pandemic, sensitive health and location data need to be protected, company says.
21 April 2020

Deepfakes and AI: Fighting Cybersecurity Fire with Fire

Deepfakes and AI: Fighting Cybersecurity Fire with Fire To successfully mitigate evolving attacks, security teams must use the exact same AI tools that create those attacks in the first place.
21 April 2020

Work-from-Home Exposes Already-Infected Machines in 50K US Organizations

Researchers find massive spike in infected enterprises worldwide.
21 April 2020

Cyberattackers Ramp Up to 1.5M COVID-19 Emails Per Day

Cyberattackers Ramp Up to 1.5M COVID-19 Emails Per Day Research analyzing three months of coronavirus-themed attacks show cybercriminals adjusting threat levels to evolve with pandemic and typical employment trends.
21 April 2020

Security researcher discloses four IBM zero-days after company refused to patch

Zero-days impact the IBM Data Risk Manager (IDRM), one of IBM's enterprise security tools.
21 April 2020

How gamification can boost your cybersecurity training

Security is not a game, but learning about it could be – here’s why adding the fun factor can help employees become more cyber-aware

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21 April 2020

France asks Apple to relax iPhone security for coronavirus tracking app development

A technical issue is stymying the development of a government app for tracing COVID-19.
21 April 2020

Nintendo accounts are getting hacked and used to buy Fortnite currency

Nintendo has recommended that users enable two-factor authentication on their accounts.
21 April 2020

Chinese hackers targeted company behind 'Ragnarok Online' MMORPG

Security firm finds new Chinese malware aimed at the Gravity game maker's network. Unclear if the attempted intrusion succeeded.
20 April 2020