Cybersecurity News


Tor Project lays off a third of its staff

Tor Project lays off 13 out of 35 staffers.
18 April 2020

FBI says cybercrime reports quadrupled during COVID-19 pandemic

FBI official also says foreign hackers targeted andCOVID-19 research
18 April 2020

German government loses tens of millions of euros in COVID-19 phishing attack

German state of North Rhine-Westphalia failed to put in place a citizen verification procedure and allowed fraudsters to steal millions of euros.
18 April 2020

German government might have lost tens of millions of euros in COVID-19 phishing attack

German state of North Rhine-Westphalia failed to put in place a citizen verification procedure and allowed fraudsters to steal millions of euros.
18 April 2020

Details of 20 million Aptoide app store users leaked on hacking forum

Hacker claims to be in possession of 39 million Aptoide user records. Leaks 20 million today.
17 April 2020

Pen-Test Results Hint at Improvements in Enterprise Security

Though many problems remain, organizations are making attackers work harder.
17 April 2020

DHS Urges Pulse Secure VPN Users To Update Passwords

DHS Urges Pulse Secure VPN Users To Update Passwords The DHS urged organizations to update their passwords and make sure that a critical Pulse Secure VPN flaw has been patched, as attackers continue to exploit the flaw.
17 April 2020

COVID-Themed Phishing Messages Fill Phishing Filters on Gmail

In the past week, Google says it identified more than 18 million daily phishing messages featuring coronavirus themes.
17 April 2020

Researchers Explore Details of Critical VMware Vulnerability

The vCenter vulnerability, patched on April 9, could give an intruder access to administrative credentials in three steps.
17 April 2020

Attacks on Linksys Routers Trigger Mass Password Reset

Attacks on Linksys Routers Trigger Mass Password Reset Linksys Smart Wi-Fi users were forced to reset their passwords after researchers discovered a router hack.
17 April 2020

7 Common Questions about CPEs During COVID-19


Continuing professional education is an important component of PCI SSC Qualification. Staying up to date, even during the COVID-19 pandemic, with the latest knowledge, techniques, and insights helps support the Program Participant’s ability to effectively conduct the tasks and responsibilities associated with a PCI SSC Qualification.

17 April 2020

Cybersecurity Home-School: The Robot Project

Cybersecurity Home-School: The Robot Project This fun project can teach your home-bound children and teens about cybersecurity (and keep them occupied for at least a little while).
17 April 2020

Zoom Bombing Attack Hits U.S. Government Meeting

Zoom Bombing Attack Hits U.S. Government Meeting A recent U.S. House Oversight Committee meeting was the latest victim of Zoom bombing, according to an internal letter.
17 April 2020

Hackers Update Age-Old Excel 4.0 Macro Attack

Hackers Update Age-Old Excel 4.0 Macro Attack XLS files sent via emails appear password protected but aren’t, opening automatically to install malware from compromised macros, according to researchers.
17 April 2020

'Look for the Helpers' to Securely Enable the Remote Workforce

CISOs and CIOs, you are our helpers. As you take action to reassure your company, your confidence is our confidence.
17 April 2020

DHS CISA: Companies are getting hacked even after patching Pulse Secure VPNs

Hackers compromised Pulse Secure VPNs, stole AD credentials, and are now using the stolen passwords to access internal networks even after companies patched their VPN servers.
17 April 2020

Week in security with Tony Anscombe

Sextortion-meets-coronavirus scams - The financial loss from coronavirus-themed fraud in America - Is the time ripe for one global set of data privacy rules?

The post Week in security with Tony Anscombe appeared first on WeLiveSecurity

17 April 2020

PoetRAT Trojan targets energy sector using coronavirus lures

Wind turbine operators are the focus of a new data-stealing campaign.
17 April 2020

10 Standout Security M&A Deals from Q1 2020

10 Standout Security M&A Deals from Q1 2020 The first quarter of 2020 brought investments in enterprise IoT and endpoint security, as well as billion-dollar investments from private equity firms.
17 April 2020

Facebook will now warn you if you’ve interacted with fake, dangerous coronavirus posts

The fight against COVID-19 scams, misinformation, and fake cures continues.
17 April 2020