Cybersecurity News


Slovak cryptocurrency exchange ETERBASE discloses $5.4 million hack

Bitcoin, Ether, ALGO, Ripple, Tezos, and TRON assets were stolen in the hack.
09 September 2020

Raccoon attack allows hackers to break TLS encryption 'under certain conditions'

The Raccoon attack is described as "really hard to exploit" and its conditions as "rare."
09 September 2020

Ransomware Attacks Disrupt School Reopenings

A flurry of recent attacks is complicating attempts to deliver classes online at some schools in different parts of the country.
09 September 2020

Legality of Security Research to be Decided in US Supreme Court Case

A ruling that a police officer's personal use of a law enforcement database is "hacking" has security researchers worried for the future.
09 September 2020

UK University suffers cyberattack, ransomware gang claims responsibility 

The cyber incident has taken most of Newcastle University’s systems offline and officials estimates it will take weeks to recover. 

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09 September 2020

Meet the Middlemen Who Connect Cybercriminals With Victims

An analysis of initial access brokers explains how they break into vulnerable organizations and sell their access for up to $10,000.
09 September 2020

Chart: Does Lack of Diversity Impact the Skills Shortage?

Chart: Does Lack of Diversity Impact the Skills Shortage? Yes, according to 21% of security pros who participated in the 2020 Black Hat Attendee Survey.
09 September 2020

Inova Suffers Third-Party Data Breach

The breach occurred as part of a ransomware attack against service provider Blackbaud.
09 September 2020

Zeppelin Ransomware Returns with New Trojan on Board

Zeppelin Ransomware Returns with New Trojan on Board The malware has popped up in a targeted campaign and a new infection routine.
09 September 2020

Google Squashes Critical Android Media Framework Bug

Google Squashes Critical Android Media Framework Bug The September Android security bulletin addressed critical- and high-severity flaws tied to 53 CVEs overall.
09 September 2020

Our Diversity Program Isn't Working. What Are We Doing Wrong?

Our Diversity Program Isn't Working. What Are We Doing Wrong? Assuming that you're truly stuck, here are some things to consider.
09 September 2020

Why We Need to Pay Attention to Attacks on the Smart-Built Environment

Are attacks on IoT physical security devices real or just theoretical? Why professionals need to be aware of the real-life examples in an effort to guard against future attacks on their own businesses.
09 September 2020

BLURtooth vulnerability lets attackers overwrite Bluetooth authentication keys

All devices using the Bluetooth standard 4.0 through 5.0 are vulnerable. Patches not immediately available.
09 September 2020

Secureworks to Buy Delve Laboratories for Vulnerability Management

Delve's automated vulnerability platform provides insight on high-risk vulnerabilities across an organization's network, endpoints, and cloud.
09 September 2020

7 Cybersecurity Priorities for Government Agencies & Political Campaigns

7 Cybersecurity Priorities for Government Agencies & Political Campaigns As election season ramps up, organizations engaged in the process must strengthen security to prevent chaos and disorder from carrying the day. Here's how.
09 September 2020

Cybersecurity 101: Protect your privacy from hackers, spies, and the government

Simple steps can make the difference between losing your online accounts or maintaining what is now a precious commodity: Your privacy.
09 September 2020

TeamTNT Gains Full Remote Takeover of Cloud Instances

TeamTNT Gains Full Remote Takeover of Cloud Instances Using a legitimate tool called Weave Scope, the cybercrime group is establishing fileless backdoors on targeted Docker and Kubernetes clusters.
09 September 2020

Gone in a Flash

Behold, the pitfalls of portable hardware.
09 September 2020

Critical Flaws in 3rd-Party Code Allow Takeover of Industrial Control Systems

Critical Flaws in 3rd-Party Code Allow Takeover of Industrial Control Systems Researchers warn of critical vulnerabilities in a third-party industrial component used by top ICS vendors like Rockwell Automation and Siemens.
09 September 2020

Multiparty Encryption Allows Companies to Solve Security-Data Conundrum

An interdisciplinary research team constructs a way for companies to share breach data without revealing specific details that could exposes businesses to legal risk.
09 September 2020