Cybersecurity News


Open Source Threat Intelligence Searches for Sustainable Communities

Open Source Threat Intelligence Searches for Sustainable Communities As long as a community is strong, so will be the intelligence it shares on open source feeds. But if that community breaks down ...
07 October 2020

Rare Firmware Rootkit Discovered Targeting Diplomats, NGOs

Second-ever sighting of a firmware exploit in the wild is a grim reminder of the dangers of these mostly invisible attacks.
07 October 2020

3 Ways Companies are Working on Security by Design

Execs from top financial organizations and other companies share insights on building a security culture.
07 October 2020

Cyber Intelligence Suffers From 'Snobby' Isolationism, Focus on Rare Threats

Cyber-threat intelligence groups need to more often investigate their organization's specific threats and better integrate with other business groups, experts say.
07 October 2020

Feds Sound Alarm Over Emotet Attacks on State, Local Govs

Feds Sound Alarm Over Emotet Attacks on State, Local Govs CISA warned already-strained public-sector entities about disturbing spikes in Emotet phishing attacks aimed at municipalities.
07 October 2020

Google Rolls Out Fixes for High-Severity Android System Flaws

Google Rolls Out Fixes for High-Severity Android System Flaws The most serious bugs are elevation-of-privilege issues in the Android System component (CVE-2020-0215 and CVE-2020-0416).
07 October 2020

CISA Warns of Renewed Emotet Activity

The Emotet malware dropper is seeing an upsurge in new activity in the second half of 2020.
07 October 2020

The New War Room: Cybersecurity in the Modern Era

The introduction of the virtual war room is a new but necessary shift. To ensure its success, security teams must implement new systems and a new approach to cybersecurity.
07 October 2020

BAHAMUT Spies-for-Hire Linked to Extensive Nation-State Activity

BAHAMUT Spies-for-Hire Linked to Extensive Nation-State Activity Researchers uncovered a sophisticated, incredibly well-resourced APT that has its fingers in wide-ranging espionage and disinformation campaigns.
07 October 2020

Working from a hotel? Beware the dangers of public Wi‑Fi

As more and more hotels are turning rooms into offices, the FBI is warning remote workers of cyber-threats lurking in the shadows

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07 October 2020

Google’s Chrome 86: Critical Payments Bug, Password Checker Among Security Notables

Google’s Chrome 86: Critical Payments Bug, Password Checker Among Security Notables Google is rolling out 35 security fixes, and a new password feature, in Chrome 86 versions for Windows, Mac, Android and iOS users.
07 October 2020

Promising Infusions of Cash, Fake Investor John Bernard Walked Away With $30M

September featured two stories on a phony tech investor named John Bernard, a pseudonym used by a convicted thief named John Clifton Davies who's fleeced dozens of technology companies out of an estimated $30 million with the promise of lucrative investments. Those stories prompted a flood of tips from Davies' victims that paint a much clearer picture of this serial con man and his cohorts, including allegations of hacking, smuggling, bank fraud and murder.
07 October 2020

PoetRAT Resurfaces in Attacks in Azerbaijan Amid Escalating Conflict

PoetRAT Resurfaces in Attacks in Azerbaijan Amid Escalating Conflict Spear-phishing attacks targeting VIPs and others show key malware changes and are likely linked to the current conflict with Armenia.
07 October 2020

IRS COVID-19 Relief Payment Deadlines Anchor Convincing Phish

IRS COVID-19 Relief Payment Deadlines Anchor Convincing Phish The upcoming deadlines for applying for coronavirus relief are the lure for a phish that gets around email security gateways by using a legitimate SharePoint page for data-harvesting.
07 October 2020

Beware of ATM Cash-Outs


PCI SSC and ATMIA share guidance and information on protecting against ATM Cash-outs.

07 October 2020

Comcast TV Remote Hack Opens Homes to Snooping

Comcast TV Remote Hack Opens Homes to Snooping Researchers disclosed the 'WarezTheRemote' attack, affecting Comcast's XR11 voice remote control.
07 October 2020

UK Department For Education fails to meet UK, GDPR data protection standards - with flying colors

A compulsory audit has revealed severe security failings and data management problems.
07 October 2020

Hackers exploit Windows Error Reporting service in new fileless attack

The Kraken attack technique abuses WER to avoid detection.
07 October 2020

GitLab patches Elasticsearch private group data leak bug

Public group projects made private were still searchable via an API.
07 October 2020

ZeroFOX acquires Cyveillance threat intelligence business from LookingGlass

The deal focuses on improving threat intelligence features on the ZeroFOX platform.
07 October 2020