Cybersecurity News


Google removes two Chrome ad blockers caught collecting user data

Nano Adblocker and Nano Defender have been removed from the official Chrome Web Store.
20 October 2020

Mobile Browser Bugs Open Safari, Opera Users to Malware

Mobile Browser Bugs Open Safari, Opera Users to Malware A set of address-spoofing bugs affect users of six different types of mobile browsers, with some remaining unpatched.
20 October 2020

Confronting Data Risk in the New World of Work

Confronting Data Risk in the New World of Work With Stanford research showing that nearly half of the U.S. labor force is now working from home full-time, insider threats are a much more difficult problem.
20 October 2020

Seven mobile browsers vulnerable to address bar spoofing attacks

Vulnerabilities allow attackers to trick users into accessing malicious sites while showing the incorrect URL in the address bar.
20 October 2020

Trickbot Tenacity Shows Infrastructure Resistant to Takedowns

Both the US Cyber Command and a Microsoft-led private-industry group have attacked the infrastructure used by attackers to manage Trickbot -- but with only a short-term impact.
20 October 2020

Google’s Waze Can Allow Hackers to Identify and Track Users

Google’s Waze Can Allow Hackers to Identify and Track Users The company already patched an API flaw that allowed a security researcher to use the app to find the real identity of drivers using it.
20 October 2020

Ransomware gang donates part of ransom demands to charity organizations

The Darkside ransomware gang has donated $10K it received as part of ransom demands to Children International and The Water Project.
20 October 2020

How safe is your USB drive?

What are some of the key security risks to be aware of when using USB flash drives and how can you mitigate the threats?

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20 October 2020

UK says Russia was preparing cyber-attacks against the Tokyo Olympics

Targets included the Games' organizers, logistics services, and sponsors, UK officials said.
19 October 2020

NSS Labs Shuttered

The testing firm's website says it has 'ceased operations' as of Oct. 15.
19 October 2020

Russian Military Officers Unmasked, Indicted for High-Profile Cyberattack Campaigns

US Department of Justice charges members of Sandworm/APT28 for BlackEnergy, NotPetya, Olympic Destroyer, and other major attacks.
19 October 2020

GravityRAT Spyware Targets Android & MacOS in India

The Trojan once used in attacks against Windows systems has been transformed into a multiplatform tool targeting macOS and Android.
19 October 2020

IoT Vulnerability Disclosure Platform Launched

VulnerableThings.com is intended to help vendors meet the terms of a host of new international IoT security laws and regulations.
19 October 2020

Microsoft Tops Q3 List of Most-Impersonated Brands

The technology sector was also the most likely targeted industry for brand phishing attacks, according to Check Point's latest report on brand phishing.
19 October 2020

Rapper Scams $1.2M in COVID-19 Relief, Gloats with ‘EDD’ Video

Rapper Scams $1.2M in COVID-19 Relief, Gloats with ‘EDD’ Video "Nuke Bizzle" faces 22 years in prison after brazenly bragging about an identity-theft campaign in his music video, "EDD."
19 October 2020

DOJ Charges 6 Sandworm APT Members in NotPetya Cyberattacks

DOJ Charges 6 Sandworm APT Members in NotPetya Cyberattacks DOJ charges six Russian nationals for their alleged part in the NotPetya, Ukraine power grid and Olympics cyberattacks.
19 October 2020

Trickbot, Phishing, Ransomware & Elections

The botnet has taken some hits lately, but that doesn't mean the threat is over. Here are some steps you can take to keep it from your door.
19 October 2020

GravityRAT Comes Back to Earth with Android, macOS Spyware

GravityRAT Comes Back to Earth with Android, macOS Spyware The espionage tool masquerades as legitimate applications and robs victims blind of their data.
19 October 2020

Overlay Malware Targets Windows Users with a DLL Hijack Twist

Overlay Malware Targets Windows Users with a DLL Hijack Twist Brazilians are warned of a new Vizom malware masquerading as video conferencing and browser software.
19 October 2020

US charges Russian hackers behind NotPetya, KillDisk, OlympicDestroyer attacks

The US Department of Justice has unsealed today charges against six GRU officers believed to be members of Sandworm, one of today's most advanced state-sponsored hacking groups.
19 October 2020