Cybersecurity News


SonicWall Is Latest Security Vendor to Disclose Cyberattack

The network security firm is investigating a coordinated campaign in which attackers exploited vulnerabilities in SonicWall's products.
25 January 2021

Breaking Down Joe Biden’s $10B Cybersecurity ‘Down Payment’

Breaking Down Joe Biden’s $10B Cybersecurity ‘Down Payment’ Tom Kellermann, head of cybersecurity strategy for VMware Carbon Black, talks about the top security challenges facing the US government as a new presidential administration steps in.
25 January 2021

Deloitte & Touche Buys Threat-Hunting Firm

Root9B (R9B) offers threat hunting and other managed security services.
25 January 2021

Outgoing FCC Chair Issues Final Security Salvo Against China

Outgoing FCC Chair Issues Final Security Salvo Against China Ajit Pai says Chinese telecom companies ‘biggest national security threat’ for regulators in exit interview.
25 January 2021

2.28M MeetMindful Daters Compromised in Data Breach

2.28M MeetMindful Daters Compromised in Data Breach The ShinyHunters hacking group offer a raft of information, from location and contact info to dating preferences and bodily descriptions, as a free download.
25 January 2021

Small Security Teams Have Big Security Fears, CISOs Report

Researchers poll security leaders who are tasked with protecting large organizations but have a small presence and budget.
25 January 2021

Cisco DNA Center Bug Opens Enterprises to Remote Attack

Cisco DNA Center Bug Opens Enterprises to Remote Attack The high-severity security vulnerability (CVE-2021-1257) allows cross-site request forgery (CSRF) attacks.
25 January 2021

SonicWall Breach Stems from ‘Probable’ Zero-Days

SonicWall Breach Stems from ‘Probable’ Zero-Days The security vendor is investigating potential zero-day vulnerabilities in its Secure Mobile Access (SMA) 100 series.
25 January 2021

Dutch COVID-19 patient data sold on the criminal underground

Two individuals have been arrested in the Netherlands last week for selling data from Dutch COVID-19 systems on Telegram, Snapchat and Wickr.
25 January 2021

How to Better Secure Your Microsoft 365 Environment

How to Better Secure Your Microsoft 365 Environment Security experts offer Microsoft 365 security guidance as more attackers target enterprise cloud environments.
25 January 2021

2020's COVID Accelerated Digitalization Demands Stronger Cybersecurity in 2021

As critical infrastructure faces increasing and sophisticated attacks, these trends will enable the energy sector to shore up its cybersecurity defenses.
25 January 2021

Data of BuyUcoin cryptocurrency exchange traders allegedly leaked online

A customer update, since removed, claimed the leak was “dummy data.”
25 January 2021

Comparing Different AI Approaches to Email Security

Comparing Different AI Approaches to Email Security Get to know the difference between "supervised" and "unsupervised" machine learning.
25 January 2021

DreamBus botnet targets enterprise apps running on Linux servers

DreamBus botnet uses exploits and brute-force to target PostgreSQL, Redis, SaltStack, Hadoop, Spark, and others.
25 January 2021

Tesla sues ex-employee over alleged 'brazen' theft of confidential code, files

The court case claims an engineer swiped files and then tried to delete the evidence.
25 January 2021

Insurers 'funding organised crime' by paying ransomware claims

Insurers 'funding organised crime' by paying ransomware claims

Exclusive: former cybersecurity chief calls for law change and warns situation is ‘close to getting out of control’

Insurers are inadvertently funding organised crime by paying out claims from companies who have paid ransoms to regain access to data and systems after a hacking attack, Britain’s former top cybersecurity official has warned.

Ciaran Martin, who ran the National Cyber Security Centre until last August, said he feared that so-called ransomware was “close to getting out of control” and that there was a risk that NHS systems could be hit during the pandemic.

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24 January 2021

Hacker leaks data of 2.28 million dating site users

Data belongs to dating site MeetMindful and includes everything from real names to Facebook account tokens, and from email addresses and geo-location information.
24 January 2021

Rogue CCTV technician spied on hundreds of customers during intimate moments

Prosecutors said the technician accessed more than 200 customer CCTV systems on more than 9,600 occasions to spy on them getting naked and engaging in sexual activity.
23 January 2021

SonicWall says it was hacked using zero-days in its own products

The networking device vendor has published a series of mitigations as it's investigating the incident and preparing patches.
23 January 2021

Intel Confirms Unauthorized Access of Earnings-Related Data

News likely contributed to slide of over 9% in chipmaker's stock at one point Friday.
22 January 2021