Cybersecurity News


Smishing: Why Text-Based Phishing Should Be on Every CISO’s Radar

Smishing: Why Text-Based Phishing Should Be on Every CISO’s Radar Phil Richards, Chief Security Officer at Ivanti, discusses dramatic growth in smishing and what to do about it.
27 April 2021

Apple patches severe macOS security flaw

Mac users are being urged to update to macOS Big Sur 11.3 as at least one threat group is exploiting the zero-day bug to sneak past the operating system’s built-in security mechanisms

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27 April 2021

Babuk Ransomware Gang Targets Washington DC Police

Babuk Ransomware Gang Targets Washington DC Police The RaaS developers thumbed their noses at police, saying “We find 0 day before you.”
27 April 2021

Expect an Increase in Attacks on AI Systems

Companies are quickly adopting machine learning but not focusing on how to verify systems and produce trustworthy results, new report shows.
27 April 2021

XDR: A Game-Changer in Enterprise Threat Detection

Omdia's Eric Parizo highlights four capabilities that show how XDR technology is reinventing enterprise threat detection.
27 April 2021

Challenging Our Education System to Nurture the Cyber Pipeline

Let's teach students how to teach themselves. Once we do that, we will have taught a generation of students how to think like hackers.
27 April 2021

Apple Patches Zero-Day MacOS Bug That Can Bypass Anti-Malware Defenses

Apple Patches Zero-Day MacOS Bug That Can Bypass Anti-Malware Defenses A variant of Mac No. 1 threat Shlayer since January already has been exploiting the vulnerability, which allows payloads to go unchecked through key OS security features.
27 April 2021

Adobe releases open source ‘one-stop shop’ for security threat, data anomaly detection

The project is focused on data processing efficiency and improving threat log data analysis.
27 April 2021

US Urges Organizations to Implement MFA, Other Controls to Defend Against Russian Attacks

Actors working for Moscow's Foreign Intelligence Service are actively targeting organizations in government and other sectors, FBI and DHS say.
26 April 2021

Apple Patches Serious MacOS Security Flaw

The bug can put Mac users at "grave risk" as it allows attackers to bypass Apple's security mechanisms, a researcher reports.
26 April 2021

In Appreciation: Dan Kaminsky

In Appreciation: Dan Kaminsky Beloved security industry leader and researcher passes away unexpectedly at the age of 42.
26 April 2021

Experian’s Credit Freeze Security is Still a Joke

In 2017, KrebsOnSecurity showed how easy it is for identity thieves to undo a consumer's request to freeze their credit file at Experian, one of the big three consumer credit bureaus in the United States.  Last week, KrebsOnSecurity heard from a reader who had his freeze thawed without authorization through Experian's website, and it reminded me of how truly broken authentication and security remains in the credit bureau space.
26 April 2021

Flubot Spyware Spreading Through Android Devices

Flubot Spyware Spreading Through Android Devices The malware is spreading rapidly through ‘missed package delivery’ SMS texts, prompting urgent scam warnings from mobile carriers.
26 April 2021

Proofpoint to Be Acquired by Thoma Bravo for $12.3B

The cybersecurity company will go private following the all-cash transaction.
26 April 2021

Nvidia Warns: Severe Security Bugs in GPU Driver, vGPU Software

Nvidia Warns: Severe Security Bugs in GPU Driver, vGPU Software The gaming- and AI-friendly graphics accelerators can open the door to a range of cyberattacks.
26 April 2021

Cybersecurity and the Way to a Balanced Life

Cybersecurity and the Way to a Balanced Life With work more demanding than ever, how can cybersecurity pros safeguard their organizations and their own mental well-being at the same time?
26 April 2021

Shift Left: From Concept to Practice

By moving security into development, your team can find and fix vulnerabilities before they become expensive, difficult, and publicly embarrassing problems.
26 April 2021

Darktrace slashes valuation price estimate ahead of IPO: report

The caution is aimed at preventing share prices from tanking on debut.
26 April 2021

Prominent security expert Dan Kaminsky passes away at 42

Kaminsky is being remembered not only for his kindness but also for being a “force of nature” in the infosec community.
26 April 2021

4 common ways scammers use celebrity names to lure victims

All that glitters is not gold – look out for fake celebrity endorsements and other con jobs that aren’t going out of fashion any time soon

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26 April 2021