Cybersecurity News


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

Chinese cybercriminals spent three years creating a new backdoor to spy on governments

The new tool has been used in ongoing cyberespionage activities.
03 June 2021

ESET Threat Report T1 2021

A view of the T1 2021 threat landscape as seen by ESET telemetry and from the perspective of ESET threat detection and research experts

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03 June 2021

A new surprise feature for Norton 360 antivirus users: you can mine for cryptocurrency

The vendor says that bringing mining in-house has security benefits.
03 June 2021

WhatsApp backtracks on app limitations if you refuse new privacy terms

App functionality will not be restricted if you refuse.
03 June 2021

Securing Your Wi-Fi Access Point

The first step to creating a cybersecure home is to start by securing your Wi-Fi Access Point. Change your Wi-Fi Access Points default administrator password to something only you know. Many Wi-Fi Access Points or Wi-Fi routers are shipped with default administrator passwords that are publicly known and posted on the Internet.
03 June 2021

Phishing Emails Remain in User Inboxes Over 3 Days Before They're Removed

Most malicious emails get blocked, but the ones that get through linger around dangerously long, a new study shows.
02 June 2021

FireEye Sells Products Business to Symphony Group for $1.2B

The transaction will include the FireEye brand name; the business that remains will be called Mandiant Solutions.
02 June 2021

Encryption Helps Companies Avoid Breach Notifications

With nearly twice as many firms suffering a breach compared with the previous year, limiting the damage becomes more important, a survey finds.
02 June 2021

Podcast: The State of Ransomware

Podcast: The State of Ransomware In this Threatpost podcast, Fortinet’s top researcher sketches out the ransom landscape, with takeaways from the DarkSide attack on Colonial Pipeline.
02 June 2021

Effective Adoption of SASE in 2021

Effective Adoption of SASE in 2021 In this Threatpost podcast, Forcepoint’s SASE and Zero Trust director describes how the pandemic jump-started SASE adoption.
02 June 2021

Banking Attacks Surge Along with Post-COVID Economy

Banking Attacks Surge Along with Post-COVID Economy FinTech fraud spikes 159 percent in Q1 2021 along with stimulus spending.
02 June 2021

Microsoft Buys ReFirm Labs to Drive IoT Security Efforts

The acquisition will bring ReFirm's firmware analysis capabilities alongside Microsoft's Azure Defender for IoT to boost device security.
02 June 2021

A View from Inside a Deception

A View from Inside a Deception Pen-testing today's threat deception technology is not for the faint-hearted. Do modern deception tools truly frustrate adversaries, and are they ready for the enterprise SOC?
02 June 2021

Wordpress Discloses Critical Zero-day in Fancy Product Designer Plugin

The plugin under active attack has been installed on more than 17,000 websites, Wordpress reports.
02 June 2021

Wordpress Discloses Critical Zero-day in Fancy Product Designer Plugin

The plugin under active attack has been installed on more than 17,000 websites, Wordpress reports.
02 June 2021

Is Your Adversary James Bond or Mr. Bean?

Especially with nation-state attacks, its critical to assess whether you're up against jet fighter strength or a bumbler who tries to pick locks.
02 June 2021

Microsoft 365: Most Common Threat Vectors & Defensive Tips

Microsoft 365: Most Common Threat Vectors & Defensive Tips Security pros discuss the most typical ways attackers leverage Microsoft 365 and share their guidance for defenders.
02 June 2021

REvil Ransomware Ground Down JBS: Sources

REvil Ransomware Ground Down JBS: Sources Responsible nations don't harbor cybercrooks, the Biden administration admonished Russia, home to the gang that reportedly froze the global food distributor's systems.
02 June 2021

Chaos for the Sake of Chaos? Yes, Nation-States Are That Cynical

Many nation-state-backed attacks are intended to destabilize the US government, not steal from it.
02 June 2021