Cybersecurity News


Diebold ATM Terminals Jackpotted Using Machine’s Own Software

Diebold ATM Terminals Jackpotted Using Machine’s Own Software The company warned that cybercriminals are using a black box with proprietary code in attacks to illegally dispense cash across Europe.
21 July 2020

Twitter hack: Coinbase blocks $280,000 in Bitcoin theft

Cryptocurrency exchanges did their part in preventing customers from being scammed.
21 July 2020

Fortinet snaps up OPAQ in secure access, cloud security push

The company says remote working trends are making zero trust access to networks even more critical.
21 July 2020

Twitter Breach Highlights Privileged Account Security Issue

Security incident that allowed attackers to hijack high-profile accounts suggests social media giant's controls for spotting insider abuse were not strong enough, security experts say.
20 July 2020

Internet Scan Shows Decline in Insecure Network Services

While telnet, rsync, and SMB, exposure surprisingly have dropped, proper patching and encryption adoption remain weak worldwide.
20 July 2020

SIGRed: What You Should Know About the Windows DNS Server Bug

DNS experts share their thoughts on the wormable vulnerability and explain why it should be a high priority for businesses.
20 July 2020

Number of Reported Breaches Decrease In First Half of 2020

With the pandemic as a backdrop, publicly reported US data breaches dropped as more employees and suppliers stayed home.
20 July 2020

England 'Test and Trace' Program Violates GDPR Privacy Law

The UK government confirms the program launched in May without a Data Protection Impact Assessment, as required under GDPR.
20 July 2020

UK Data Privacy Legislation Cannot Be Bypassed to Limit Spread of COVID-19

The UK faces GDPR data privacy challenges regarding its COVID-19 "Test and Trace" program. Despite the importance of contact tracing, its intent to ignore privacy legislation is extremely worrying.
20 July 2020

Facebook’s NSO Group Lawsuit Over WhatsApp Spying Set to Proceed

Facebook’s NSO Group Lawsuit Over WhatsApp Spying Set to Proceed A federal judge in California ruled that the spyware vendor does not have sovereign immunity.
20 July 2020

Mac Cryptocurrency Traders Targeted by Trojanized Apps

Mac Cryptocurrency Traders Targeted by Trojanized Apps Four trojanized cryptocurrency trading apps have been found spreading malware that drains cryptocurrency wallets and collects Mac users' browsing data.
20 July 2020

7 VPN services leaked data of over 20 million users, says report

A report calls into question the providers’ security practices and dismisses their claims of being no-log VPN services

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20 July 2020

What Organizations Need to Know About IoT Supply Chain Risk

Here are some factors organizations should consider as they look to limit the risk posed by risks like Ripple20.
20 July 2020

Ransomware gang demands $7.5 million from Argentinian ISP

Telecom Argentina had roughly 18,000 computers infected during a ransomware attack over the weekend.
20 July 2020

Paving the Path to Passwordless

Paving the Path to Passwordless Password management tools and apps can help ease the pain of passwords, but even those don’t totally solve all of the password challenges all of the time. 
20 July 2020

Data breach reports down by one‑third in first half of 2020

The Identity Theft Resource Center doesn't expect the trend to last, however

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20 July 2020

Keys for a Safe Return to the Post-Quarantine Office

Keys for a Safe Return to the Post-Quarantine Office Security teams will need to keep these important considerations in mind as employees make their way back to the workplace.
20 July 2020

Keys for a Safe Return to the Post-Coronavirus Office

Keys for a Safe Return to the Post-Coronavirus Office Security teams will need to keep these important considerations in mind as employees make their way back to the workplace.
20 July 2020

Two more cyber-attacks hit Israel's water system

First attack hit in April when hackers tried to modify water chlorine levels, officials said.
20 July 2020

Uber drivers demand to see algorithms, data that determines their working lives

The court case claims increased data transparency is necessary to prevent discriminative practices.
20 July 2020