Cybersecurity News


Microsoft says it identified 40+ victims of the SolarWinds hack

Microsoft says 80% of the victims it identified were located in the United States.
17 December 2020

Microsoft was also breached in recent SolarWinds supply chain hack, report

Report claims that after hackers breached Microsoft, they used Microsoft's own products to attack other companies.
17 December 2020

Malicious Browser Extensions for Social Media Infect Millions of Systems

At least 28 third-party add-ons for top social media sites, including Facebook and Vimeo, redirect users to phishing sites and steal data.
17 December 2020

How to Increase Your Security Posture with Fewer Resources

How to Increase Your Security Posture with Fewer Resources Plixer's Justin Jett, Compliance & Audit director, discusses how to do more with less when your security resources are thin.
17 December 2020

Nuclear Weapons Agency Hacked in Widening Cyberattack – Report

Nuclear Weapons Agency Hacked in Widening Cyberattack – Report Sources said the DoE suffered "damage" in the attack, which also likely extends beyond the initially known SolarWinds Orion attack vector.
17 December 2020

'SocGholish' Attack Framework Powers Surge in Drive-By Attacks

Menlo Labs research team says framework's social engineering toolkit helps criminals impersonate software updates.
17 December 2020

5M WordPress Sites Running ‘Contact Form 7’ Plugin Open to Attack

5M WordPress Sites Running ‘Contact Form 7’ Plugin Open to Attack A critical unrestricted file upload bug in Contact Form 7 allows an unauthenticated visitor to take over a site running the plugin.
17 December 2020

XDR 101: What's the Big Deal About Extended Detection & Response?

XDR 101: What's the Big Deal About Extended Detection & Response? Extended Detection and Response (XDR) could be the security management technology of your dreams...or not. What makes this technical 'evolution' so interesting to so many companies?
17 December 2020

XDR 101: What's the Big Deal About Extended Detection & Response?

XDR 101: What's the Big Deal About Extended Detection & Response? Extended Detection and Response (XDR) could be the security management technology of your dreams...or not. What makes this technical 'evolution' so interesting to so many companies?
17 December 2020

Police Vouch for Hacker Who Guessed Trump’s Twitter Password

Police Vouch for Hacker Who Guessed Trump’s Twitter Password No charges for Dutch ethical hacker Victor Gevers who prosecutors say did actually access Trump’s Twitter account by guessing his password, “MAGA2020!” last October.
17 December 2020

Air-Gap Attack Turns Memory Modules into Wi-Fi Radios

Air-Gap Attack Turns Memory Modules into Wi-Fi Radios Attack turns SDRAM buses into a Wi-Fi radio to leak data from air-gapped computers.
17 December 2020

RubyGems Packages Laced with Bitcoin-Stealing Malware

RubyGems Packages Laced with Bitcoin-Stealing Malware Two malicious software building blocks that could be baked into web applications prey on unsuspecting users.
17 December 2020

CISA: SolarWinds Not the Only Initial Attack Vector in Massive Breach

Agency says it has "evidence of additional initial access vectors" besides SolarWinds' Orion software.
17 December 2020

Rising to the Challenge: Perspectives from Security Leaders on 2020 and Beyond

For those who work in the security industry 2020 has been a particularly challenging year. Chris Price talks to five industry leaders from different perspectives in the sector about how they coped with COVID and asks them to look forward to 2021.
17 December 2020

51% of WFH Parents Say Children Have Accessed Work Accounts

In addition, 14% of surveyed parents who are working from home say their children have access to their work devices, new data shows.
17 December 2020

Cryptologists Crack Zodiac Killer’s 340 Cipher

Cryptologists Crack Zodiac Killer’s 340 Cipher The Zodiac’s serial killer’s 340 cipher, which couldn’t be solved for 50 years, has been cracked by a remote team of mathematicians.
17 December 2020

3M Users Targeted by Malicious Facebook, Insta Browser Add-Ons

3M Users Targeted by Malicious Facebook, Insta Browser Add-Ons Researchers identify malware existing in popular add-ons for Facebook, Vimeo, Instagram and others that are commonly used in browsers from Google and Microsoft.
17 December 2020

Code42 Incydr Series: Bringing Shadow IT into the light with Code42 Incydr

Code42 Incydr Series: Bringing Shadow IT into the light with Code42 Incydr The massive shift to remote work has turbocharged the shadow IT problem.
17 December 2020

Ad-blocker AdGuard deploys world's first DNS-over-QUIC resolver

DNS-over-QUIC, or DoQ, is viewed as a superior, faster, and more private version of the DNS protocol, even DoH and DoT.
17 December 2020

VPNs, MFA & the Realities of Remote Work

The work-from-home-era is accelerating cloud-native service adoption.
17 December 2020