Cybersecurity News


Welcome to the New Workplace

Welcome to the New Workplace The pandemic has changed the landscape in which security pros work. Here are five ways how.
04 June 2021

What the FedEx Logo Taught Me About Cybersecurity

What the FedEx Logo Taught Me About Cybersecurity Cyber threats are staring you in the face, but you can't see them.
04 June 2021

New: Promote Your PCI SSC Certification with a Digital Badge

 

The PCI SSC offers a range of  training and certification programs to support businesses in their payment security efforts. To help support the Council’s mission to educate and meet the needs of payment industry professionals, PCI SSC has recently launched a digital badging program. We talk with Travis Powell, Director of Training Programs, to learn more about this new program.

04 June 2021

REvil Ransomware Gang Spill Details on US Attacks

REvil Ransomware Gang Spill Details on US Attacks The REvil ransomware gang is interviewed on the Telegram channel called Russian OSINT.
04 June 2021

The Perfect Storm for PAM to Grow In

The Perfect Storm for PAM to Grow In With more staff working remotely, privileged access management (or PAM) has never been more important. Market forecasts, drivers, and trends are explored.
04 June 2021

Fake News

Fake news is a false narrative that is published and promoted as if it were true. People (and organizations) create fake news to control and manipulate your thoughts and actions. Be skeptical of what you read on the Internet, use trusted sources that are vetted, check their motivations and funding.
04 June 2021

Data Breaches Drive Higher Loan Interest Rates

Businesses that suffer a security breach may not see their stock price tumble, but they may pay higher rates for loans and be forced to provide collateral, researchers report.
04 June 2021

Proposed Sale Casts Cloud Over Future of FireEye's Products

Symphony Technology Group, which is buying FireEye, already owns multiple security companies "with redundancies in numerous areas."
03 June 2021

‘Battle for the Galaxy’ Mobile Game Leaks 6M Gamer Profiles

‘Battle for the Galaxy’ Mobile Game Leaks 6M Gamer Profiles Unprotected server exposes AMT Games user data containing user emails and purchase information.
03 June 2021

Google Experts Explore Open Source Security Challenges & Fixes

An open source security event brought discussions of supply chain security and managing flaws in open source projects.
03 June 2021

NY & Mass. Transportation Providers Targeted in Recent Attacks

New York's Metropolitan Transportation Authority and the Steamship Authority of Massachusetts were both victims of cyberattacks.
03 June 2021

REvil Behind JBS Ransomware Attack: FBI

Officials attribute the attack to REvil/Sodinokibi and say they are working to bring the threat actors to justice.
03 June 2021

Google PPC Ads Used to Deliver Infostealers

Google PPC Ads Used to Deliver Infostealers The crooks pay top dollar for Google search results for the popular AnyDesk, Dropbox & Telegram apps that lead to a malicious, infostealer-packed website.
03 June 2021

The True Cost of a Ransomware Attack

Companies need to prepare for the costs of an attack now, before they get attacked. Here's a checklist to help.
03 June 2021

Zero‑day in popular WordPress plugin exploited to take over websites

Websites using Fancy Product Designer are susceptible to remote code execution attacks even if the plugin is deactivated

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03 June 2021

The Colonial Pipeline Attack Is Your Boardroom Wake-Up Call

Why business leaders must adopt a risk-led approach to cybersecurity.
03 June 2021

Payment Security in India: A Discussion with Stakeholders

 

The PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) Security Summit of India, an online event took place this week with more than 1,000 payment security practitioners from India discussing the latest in payment security and standards. Here we talk with Nitin Bhatnagar, Associate Director, India, PCI SSC, Rajesh Hariharan, Director, Information Security, Global Payments; Viswanath Krishnamurthy, Chief Risk Officer, National Payments Corporation of India and Swati Sharma, FSI Compliance Specialist, Amazon Internet Service Provider Limited about payment security trends, highlights from the Security Summit of India, and industry involvement opportunities for the region.

03 June 2021

Exchange Servers Targeted by ‘Epsilon Red’ Malware

Exchange Servers Targeted by ‘Epsilon Red’ Malware REvil threat actors may be behind a set of PowerShell scripts developed for encryption and weaponized to exploit vulnerabilities in corporate networks, the ransom note suggests.
03 June 2021

Then and Now: Securing Privileged Access Within Healthcare Orgs

Then and Now: Securing Privileged Access Within Healthcare Orgs Joseph Carson, chief security scientist and advisory CISO at ThycoticCentrify, discusses best practices for securing healthcare data against the modern threat landscape.
03 June 2021

Necro Python bot revamped with new VMWare, server exploits

The latest version of the bot has also been equipped with a cryptocurrency miner.
03 June 2021