Cybersecurity News


Fortinet removes SSH and database backdoors from its SIEM product

Patches have been released for CVE-2019-17659 and CVE-2019-16153.
27 January 2020

Cybersecurity: A guide for parents to keep kids safe online

Cybersecurity, cyberbullying, and mobile devices can be a minefield -- so here is a guide to take the stress out of cyberspace for parents.
27 January 2020

The US Army uses facial recognition to train AI. Now, it needs to protect it

As facial recognition use ramps up despite its controversy, the technology is being applied in the military realm.
27 January 2020

Magecart gang arrested in Indonesia

First-ever arrest of a Magecart hacker gang.
27 January 2020

The Chrome Web Store is currently facing a wave of fraudulent transactions

Google temporarily suspends publishing and updating of paid Chrome extensions following a spike in fraudulent transactions.
25 January 2020

Mozilla has banned nearly 200 malicious Firefox add-ons over the last two weeks

Mozilla's security staff is cracking down on malicious Firefox add-ons.
25 January 2020

New Social Engineering Event to Train Business Pros on Human Hacking

The DEF CON Social Engineering Capture the Flag contest inspired a new event aimed at teaching both security and non-security professionals on the fine art of hacking human behavior.
24 January 2020

ThreatList: Ransomware Costs Double in Q4, Sodinokibi Dominates

ThreatList: Ransomware Costs Double in Q4, Sodinokibi Dominates Ransomware actors are turning their sights on larger enterprises, making both average cost and downtime inflicted from attacks skyrocket.
24 January 2020

Trend Micro antivirus zero-day used in Mitsubishi Electric hack

Hackers exploited a Trend Micro OfficeScan zero-day to plant malicious files on Mitsubishi Electric servers.
24 January 2020

Cisco Webex Flaw Lets Unauthenticated Users Join Private Online Meetings

Cisco Webex Flaw Lets Unauthenticated Users Join Private Online Meetings The flaw could allow a remote, unauthenticated attacker to enter a password-protected video conference meeting.
24 January 2020

7 Steps to IoT Security in 2020

7 Steps to IoT Security in 2020 There are important steps security teams should take to be ready for the evolving security threats to the IoT in 2020.
24 January 2020

New Bill Proposes NSA Surveillance Reforms

New Bill Proposes NSA Surveillance Reforms The newly-introduced bill targets the Patriot Act's Section 215, previously used by the U.S. government to collect telephone data from millions of Americans.
24 January 2020

Class-action lawsuit filed against controversial Clearview AI startup

Plaintiffs claim New York startup broke Illinois privacy laws regarding the use of residents' biometrics data.
24 January 2020

Does Your Domain Have a Registry Lock?

If you're running a business online, few things can be as disruptive or destructive to your brand as someone stealing your company's domain name and doing whatever they wish with it. Even so, most major Web site owners aren't taking full advantage of the security tools available to protect their domains from being hijacked. Here's the story of one recent victim who was doing almost everything possible to avoid such a situation and still had a key domain stolen by scammers.
24 January 2020

Week in security with Tony Anscombe

Zero-day in Internet Explorer – Microsoft cloud leaked big – Dating apps accused of sharing user data with advertisers

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24 January 2020

Week in security with Tony Anscombe

Zero-day in Internet Explorer – Microsoft cloud leaked big – Dating apps accused of sharing user data with advertisers

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

24 January 2020

5 Resume Basics for a Budding Cybersecurity Career

You'll need to add resume tactician to your skill set in order to climb up the next rung on the security job ladder. Here's how.
24 January 2020

Online Employment Scams on the Rise, Says FBI

Looking to change jobs? Watch out for fraudsters who use legitimate job services, slick websites, and an interview process to convince applicants to part with sensitive personal details.
24 January 2020

Fake Smart Factory Honeypot Highlights New Attack Threats

Fake Smart Factory Honeypot Highlights New Attack Threats The honeypot demonstrates the various security concerns plaguing vulnerable industrial control systems.
24 January 2020

Hackers target unpatched Citrix servers to deploy ransomware

REvil ransomware gang has been spotted abusing Citrix bug to infect victims.
24 January 2020