Cybersecurity News


'It Won't Happen to Me': Employee Apathy Prevails Despite Greater Cybersecurity Awareness

To protect your organization from all emerging file-borne threats, the security and leadership teams must align to develop a streamlined approach to file security.
01 October 2020

NFL, NBA Players Hacked in Would-Be Cyber-Slam-Dunk

NFL, NBA Players Hacked in Would-Be Cyber-Slam-Dunk Federal prosecutors charged two men with crimes that carry up to 20 years in prison.
01 October 2020

Ransomware Victims That Pay Up Could Incur Steep Fines from Uncle Sam

Companies victimized by ransomware and firms that facilitate negotiations with ransomware extortionists could face steep fines from the U.S. federal government if the crooks who profit from the attack are already under economic sanctions, the Treasury Department warned today.
01 October 2020

Russian National Sentenced to 7+ Years for Hacking US Tech Firms

Yevgeniy Nikulin received an 88-month sentence for breaking into LinkedIn, Dropbox, and the now-defunct social platform Formspring.
01 October 2020

Spammers Smuggle LokiBot Via URL Obfuscation Tactic

Spammers Smuggle LokiBot Via URL Obfuscation Tactic Researchers say that the campaign sidesteps end user detection and security solutions.
01 October 2020

PCI PIN Security in Practice Case Study: First Tech

 

In this PCI PIN Security Requirements in Practice Case Study, Brazil Regional Engagement Board Member First Tech shares how the knowledge of PCI PIN Security requirements support to assist with the generation of keys in a secure environment.

01 October 2020

Cryptojacking: The Unseen Threat

Cryptojacking: The Unseen Threat Mining malware ebbs and flows with the price of cryptocurrencies, and given the momentum on price is upward, cryptojacking is a very present threat.
01 October 2020

Rise in Remote MacOS Workers Driving Cybersecurity 'Rethink'

With twice as much malware now targeting Macs, IT pros need to scramble to adapt to a large, and likely permanent, work-from-home population, experts say.
01 October 2020

With API attacks rising, Cloudflare launches a free API security tool

Claudflare launches API Shield, a new service to protect web APIs against attacks.
01 October 2020

Imperva acquires database security startup jSonar

jSonar secured a $50 million investment from Goldman Sachs only a few months ago.
01 October 2020

Cyber Security Awareness Month is here!

A month teaching us that when everyone pitches in and does their part, then almost everyone is protected

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01 October 2020

LATAM financial cybercrime: Competitors‑in‑crime sharing TTPs

ESET researchers discover surprisingly many indicators of close cooperation among Latin American banking trojans’ authors

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01 October 2020

InterPlanetary Storm Botnet Infects 13K Mac, Android Devices

InterPlanetary Storm Botnet Infects 13K Mac, Android Devices In addition to Windows and Linux machines, a new variant of the malware now targets Mac and Android devices.
01 October 2020

IPStorm botnet expands from Windows to Android, Mac, and Linux

IPStorm botnet quadruples in size to reach 13,500 infected systems.
01 October 2020

UK NCSC: Don't disable updates so you can continue using Adobe Flash past its EOL

UK cybersecurity agency warns system administrators not to disable app and browser updates as a way to continue using Flash inside current or legacy enterprise software.
01 October 2020

Twitter removes 130 Iranian accounts for trying to disrupt the US Presidential Debate

Twitter says it removed the accounts following a tip from the FBI.
30 September 2020

The No Good, Very Bad Week for Iran's Nation-State Hacking Ops

A look at the state of Iran's cyber operations as the US puts the squeeze on it with a pile of indictments and sanctions.
30 September 2020

GitHub Tool Spots Security Vulnerabilities in Code

Scanner, which just became generally available, lets developers spot problems before code gets into production.
30 September 2020

Cloud Misconfiguration Mishaps Businesses Must Watch

Cloud security experts explain which misconfigurations are most common and highlight other areas of the cloud likely to threaten businesses.
30 September 2020

OAuth Consent Phishing Ramps Up with Microsoft Office 365 Attacks

OAuth Consent Phishing Ramps Up with Microsoft Office 365 Attacks Attackers gain read-only permissions to snoop around Office 365 accounts, including emails, contacts and more.
30 September 2020