Cybersecurity News


Travelex, Other Orgs Face DDoS Threats as Extortion Campaign Rages On

Travelex, Other Orgs Face DDoS Threats as Extortion Campaign Rages On Organizations worldwide – including Travelex – have been sent letters threatening to launch DDoS attacks on their network unless a $230K ransom is paid.
14 October 2020

Iranian hackers restart attacks on universities as the new school year begins

This time they hosted phishing servers in Iran, immune to any takedown attempts.
14 October 2020

Zoom Announces Rollout of End-to-End Encryption

Phase 1 removes Zoom servers from the key generation and distribution processes.
14 October 2020

BEC Attacks: Nigeria No Longer the Epicenter as Losses Top $26B

BEC Attacks: Nigeria No Longer the Epicenter as Losses Top $26B BEC fraudsters now have bases of operation across at least 39 counties and are responsible for $26 billion in losses annually -- and growing.
14 October 2020

London Borough of Hackney Investigates 'Serious' Cyberattack

London's Hackney Council says some services may be slow or unavailable as it researches a cyberattack affecting services and IT systems.
14 October 2020

What's Really Happening in Infosec Hiring Now?

What's Really Happening in Infosec Hiring Now? As the pandemic continues, security teams still need help they can't get. But the "skills shortage" is only part of the story.
14 October 2020

Critical SonicWall VPN Portal Bug Allows DoS, Worming RCE

Critical SonicWall VPN Portal Bug Allows DoS, Worming RCE The CVE-2020-5135 stack-based buffer overflow security vulnerability is trivial to exploit, without logging in.
14 October 2020

Assuring Business Continuity by Reducing Malware Dwell Time

Here's how CISOs and IT security operations teams can best address key challenges to network monitoring that could increase malware dwell time.
14 October 2020

Silent Librarian Goes Back to School with Global Research-Stealing Effort

Silent Librarian Goes Back to School with Global Research-Stealing Effort The Iranian hacker group is targeting universities in 12 countries.
14 October 2020

Intel's Ice Lake Beefs Up CPU Security for Cloud Workloads

The third-generation Xeon processors build in hardware security features to provide extra protection to data in transit, at rest, and in use.
14 October 2020

Zoom to begin testing end-to-end encrypted (E2EE) calls

E2EE calls available starting next week with Zoom technical preview releases.
14 October 2020

Zoom to roll out end-to-end encrypted (E2EE) calls

Zoome E2EE calls to be available starting next week.
14 October 2020

FIN11 Cybercrime Gang Shifts Tactics to Double-Extortion Ransomware

FIN11 Cybercrime Gang Shifts Tactics to Double-Extortion Ransomware The Clop ransomware has become a tool of choice for the financially motivated group.
14 October 2020

Intel Adds Memory Encryption, Firmware Security to Ice Lake Chips

Intel Adds Memory Encryption, Firmware Security to Ice Lake Chips Intel's addition of memory encryption to its upcoming 3rd generation Xeon Scalable processors matches AMD's Secure Memory Encryption (SME) feature.
14 October 2020

50,000 home cameras reportedly hacked, footage posted online

Some footage has already appeared on adult sites, with cybercriminals offering lifetime access to the entire loot for US$150

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14 October 2020

German authorities raid FinFisher offices

Raids took place last week at 15 locations in Germany and at a connected company in Romania.
14 October 2020

NIST Quantum Cryptography Program Nears Completion

The National Institute of Standards and Technology's first post-quantum cryptography standard will address key issues, approaches, an arms race, and the technology's uncertain future.
14 October 2020

Google, Intel Warn on ‘Zero-Click’ Kernel Bug in Linux-Based IoT Devices

Google, Intel Warn on ‘Zero-Click’ Kernel Bug in Linux-Based IoT Devices Intel and Google are urging users to update the Linux kernel to version 5.9 or later.
14 October 2020

Cybercriminals Steal Nearly 1TB of Data from Miami-Based International Tech Firm

Cybercriminals Steal Nearly 1TB of Data from Miami-Based International Tech Firm Databases of sensitive, financial and personally identifiable info and documents from Intcomex were leaked on Russian-language hacker forum after a ransomware attack.
14 October 2020

'Network access' sold on hacker forums estimated at $500,000 in September 2020

The number of ads peddling access to "hacked networks" tripled in September 2020 compared to the month before.
14 October 2020