Cybersecurity News


ICEBUCKET group mimicked smart TVs to steal ad money

White Ops: The ICEBUCKET operation is the largest case of SSAI spoofing that has been uncovered to date.
16 April 2020

SentinelOne researcher trolled in new MBRLocker ransomware campaign

Malware was released using the researcher’s name as author, alongside his contact details.
16 April 2020

Zoom to revamp bug bounty program, bring in more security experts

Zoom brings in Luta Security to reboot bug bounty program.
16 April 2020

‘Double Extortion’ Ransomware Attacks Spike

‘Double Extortion’ Ransomware Attacks Spike More ransomware operators are setting up pages where they threaten to publish compromised data from victims - an added pressure for victims to pay the ransom.
16 April 2020

Zoom-bombing disrupted a House Oversight Committee meeting

Zoom-bombing has now disrupted a meeting at the highest level of the US government.
16 April 2020

Half a million Zoom accounts for sale on the dark web

Even accounts belonging to banks and educational institutions were found on lists plastered across various hacker forums

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16 April 2020

Wappalyzer discloses security breach after hacker starts emailing users

Wappalyzer tells ZDNet that only 16,000 users have been impacted in the incident.
15 April 2020

New Malware Family Assembles IoT Botnet

'Mozi' combines code from three previously known IoT malware.
15 April 2020

Malicious Google Web Extensions Harvest Cryptowallet Secrets

Malicious Google Web Extensions Harvest Cryptowallet Secrets Several fake browser extensions masqueraded as legitimate cryptocurrency utilities in a snowballing campaign.
15 April 2020

Taxpayers Targeted With Improved NetWire RAT Variant

Taxpayers Targeted With Improved NetWire RAT Variant Taxpayers are being targeted by a new NetWire RAT variant in a recent malspam campaign that makes use of an improved keylogger and an Excel 4.0 Macro.
15 April 2020

DHS Issues Alert for New North Korean Cybercrime

Cyber actors from North Korea's intelligence agencies are launching new attacks on financial targets, including hacks for hire on the open market.
15 April 2020

Slack's Incoming Webhooks Can Be Weaponized in Phishing Attacks

Researchers report how attackers could weaponize a feature in the Slack collaboration platform to access corporate data and messages.
15 April 2020

Slack Incoming Webhooks Can Be Weaponized in Phishing Attacks

Researchers report how attackers could weaponize a feature in the Slack collaboration platform to access corporate data and messages.
15 April 2020

US offers $5 million reward for information on North Korean hackers

US says North Korean hackers pose a significant threat to the integrity and stability of the international financial system.
15 April 2020

Man-in-the-Middle Attacks: A Growing but Preventable Mobile Threat

Hackers are upping their game, especially as they target mobile devices.
15 April 2020

Which InfoSec Jobs Will Best Survive a Recession?

Which InfoSec Jobs Will Best Survive a Recession? With COVID-19 making a mess of the global economy, companies are seeking to cut corners - and some boardrooms still see security as a "cost center." Are infosec careers vulnerable now?
15 April 2020

'Nothing's Off the Table': Will Infosec Jobs Survive the Recession?

'Nothing's Off the Table': Will Infosec Jobs Survive the Recession? With COVID-19 making a mess of the global economy, companies are seeking to cut corners - and some boardrooms still see security as a "cost center." Are infosec careers vulnerable now?
15 April 2020

New York State Confirms Breach of Government Network

The January incident led state officials to hire an external forensics firm and change thousands of employee passwords.
15 April 2020

Tencent Ups Top Bug-Bounty Award to $15K

Tencent Ups Top Bug-Bounty Award to $15K The Chinese ISP has expanded its program via HackerOne.
15 April 2020

COVID-19 Has United Cybersecurity Experts, But Will That Unity Survive the Pandemic?

The Coronavirus has prompted thousands of information security professionals to volunteer their skills in upstart collaborative efforts aimed at frustrating cybercriminals who are seeking to exploit the crisis for financial gain. Whether it's helping hospitals avoid becoming the next ransomware victim or kneecapping new COVID-19-themed scam websites, these nascent partnerships may well end up saving lives. But can this unprecedented level of collaboration survive the pandemic?
15 April 2020