Cybersecurity News


Utah Ponders Making Online ‘Catfishing’ a Crime

Utah Ponders Making Online ‘Catfishing’ a Crime Pretending to be someone else online could become a criminal offense, setting a precedent for other states to follow.
28 January 2021

PCI SSC Executive Director Discusses New Board and 2021 Priorities


With the start of a new year, PCI SSC Executive Director Lance Johnson welcomes the new 2021-2022 Board of Advisors, provides an update on the Council’s top priorities, and offers insight into what stakeholders can expect in 2021.

28 January 2021

LogoKit Simplifies Office 365, SharePoint ‘Login’ Phishing Pages

LogoKit Simplifies Office 365, SharePoint ‘Login’ Phishing Pages A phishing kit has been found running on at least 700 domains - and mimicking services via false SharePoint, OneDrive and Office 365 login portals.
28 January 2021

Hezbollah's cyber unit hacked into telecoms and ISPs

Security firm Clearsky said they identified at least 250 servers hacked by Lebanese Cedar, a hacking group linked to the Hezbollah militant group.
28 January 2021

Breach Data Highlights a Pivot to Orgs Over Individuals

In 2020, breaches were down by 19%, while the impact of those compromises -- measured in people affected -- fell by nearly two-thirds.
28 January 2021

Mimecast Confirms SolarWinds Hack as List of Security Vendor Victims Snowball

Mimecast Confirms SolarWinds Hack as List of Security Vendor Victims Snowball A growing number of cybersecurity vendors like CrowdStrike, Fidelis, FireEye, Malwarebytes, Palo Alto Networks and Qualys are confirming being targeted in the espionage attack.
28 January 2021

Digital Identity Is the New Security Control Plane

Simplifying the management of security systems helps provide consistent protection for the new normal.
28 January 2021

Building Your Personal Privacy Risk Tolerance Profile

Building Your Personal Privacy Risk Tolerance Profile Even today, on Data Privacy Day, privacy professionals give you permission to admit you actually love targeted ads.
28 January 2021

Pirated themes and plugins are the most widespread threat to WordPress sites

Wordfence says it found malware originating from a pirated WordPress theme or plugin on 206,000 sites, accounting for over 17% of all infected sites.
28 January 2021

App Variety -- and Security Innovation -- Surged in 2020

The shift to remote work pushed businesses to reimagine the fabric of apps and cloud services they needed to support their workforces.
28 January 2021

Emotet botnet disrupted in global operation

The law enforcement action is one of the most significant operations against cybercriminal enterprises ever

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28 January 2021

Utah tests the waters in turning online catfishing into a criminal act

Pretending to be someone you’re not online could, one day, land you in hot water.
28 January 2021

Data Privacy Day: Top tips for safe remote learning

As schools and students continue to contend with the very real cyber-risks of virtual classrooms, we share some advice for protecting children’s data and privacy

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28 January 2021

Citrix's $2.3 million settlement offer for employees impacted by data breach approved

Hackers lurked undetected in company systems for five months.
28 January 2021

Mozilla: Racism, misinformation, anti-worker policies are ‘undermining’ the Internet

Mozilla’s latest Internet Health report reveals an online world becoming fragmented by critical social issues.
28 January 2021

Data Privacy Day 2021: Pandemic Response Data Must Align with Data Privacy Rules

Amid a pandemic, Data Privacy Day this year brings forth expanded responsibilities for organizations in the response to COVID-19.
28 January 2021

New cybercrime tool can build phishing pages in real-time

The new LogoKit phishing kit has already been spotted on more than 700 unique domains over the past month.
28 January 2021

Apple patches three iOS zero‑days under attack

The company emits emergency updates to fix bugs affecting devices ranging from iPhones to Apple Watches

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27 January 2021

Arrest, Seizures Tied to Netwalker Ransomware

U.S. and Bulgarian authorities this week seized the darkweb site used by the NetWalker ransomware cybercrime group to publish data stolen from its victims. In connection with the seizure, a Canadian national suspected of extorting more than $27 million through the spreading of NetWalker was charged in a Florida court.
27 January 2021

Intl. Law Enforcement Operation Disrupts Emotet Botnet

Global law enforcement agencies have seized control of Emotet infrastructure, disrupting one of the world's most pervasive and dangerous cyber threats.
27 January 2021