Cybersecurity News


Can Organizations Secure Remote Workers for the Long Haul?

By focusing on protection instead of detection, organizations can defend against targeted attacks without compromising security or productivity.
04 May 2021

Microsoft will soon remove Flash Player from Windows 10 devices

The Patch Tuesday security update due in July should hammer the last nail in the coffin of Adobe Flash Player

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04 May 2021

Apple Fixes Zero‑Day Security Bugs Under Active Attack

Apple Fixes Zero‑Day Security Bugs Under Active Attack On Monday, Apple released a quartet of unscheduled updates for iOS, macOS, and watchOS, slapping security patches on flaws in its WebKit browser engine.
04 May 2021

Hundreds of Millions of Dell Users at Risk from Kernel-Privilege Bugs

Hundreds of Millions of Dell Users at Risk from Kernel-Privilege Bugs The privilege-escalation bug remained hidden for 12 years and has been present in all Dell PCs, tablets and notebooks shipped since 2009.
04 May 2021

Sneakers, Gaming, Nvidia Cards: Retailers Can Stop Shopping Bots

Sneakers, Gaming, Nvidia Cards: Retailers Can Stop Shopping Bots Jason Kent, hacker in residence at Cequence Security, says most retailers are applying 1970s solutions to the modern (and out-of-control) shopping-bot problem, and offers alternative ideas.
04 May 2021

Three new malware families found in global finance phishing campaign

Doubledrag, Doubledrop, and Doubleback are the work of “experienced” threat actors.
04 May 2021

It's Time to Ditch Celebrity Cybersecurity

High-profile attacks and solutions are shiny objects that can distract from the defenses that afford the greatest protection.
04 May 2021

Bait Boost: Phishers Delivering Increasingly Convincing Lures

Bait Boost: Phishers Delivering Increasingly Convincing Lures An intense hunt for corporate account credentials will continue into next quarter, researchers predict.
04 May 2021

Patch issued to tackle critical security issues present in Dell driver software since 2009

Five critical security issues have been discovered.
04 May 2021

Researchers Explore Active Directory Attack Vectors

Incident responders who investigate attacks targeting Active Directory discuss methods used to gain entry, elevate privileges, and control target systems.
03 May 2021

Scripps Health Cyberattack Causes Widespread Hospital Outages

Scripps Health Cyberattack Causes Widespread Hospital Outages The San Diego-based hospital system diverted ambulances to other medical centers after a suspected ransomware attack.
03 May 2021

New Attacks Slaughter All Spectre Defenses 

New Attacks Slaughter All Spectre Defenses  The 3+ years computer scientists spent concocting ways to defend against these supply-chain attacks against chip architecture? It's bound for the dustbin.
03 May 2021

Paving the way: Inspiring Women in Payments - A podcast featuring Anna-Magdalena Kohl

 

She started out pursuing a career in Human Resources, but soon learned it wasn’t the right fit. While pursuing her MBA, Anna-Magdalena Kohl took a chance on a work-study position at an IT security company, even though she had no formal technical training. It was a move that would define her career path. The company, in turn, took a chance on her, investing in her technical education. In this edition of our podcast, Anna-Magdalena explains that even without a technical background, many companies are very supportive and willing to provide on-the-job training opportunities – which can make all the difference in retaining women in the industry.

03 May 2021

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Plugs Critical Bug in Edge Platform Tool

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Plugs Critical Bug in Edge Platform Tool Researchers warned that unpatched versions of HPE’s Edgeline Infrastructure Manager are open to remote authentication-bypass attacks.
03 May 2021

Name That Edge Toon: Magical May

Name That Edge Toon: Magical May Feeling creative? Submit your caption in the comments, and our panel of experts will reward the winner with a $25 Amazon gift card.
03 May 2021

Imperva to Buy API Security Firm CloudVector

The deal is intended to expand Imperva's API security portfolio, officials say.
03 May 2021

Buer Malware Variant Rewritten in Rust Programming Language

Researchers suggest a few reasons why operators rewrote Buer in an entirely new language
03 May 2021

Deepfake Attacks Are About to Surge, Experts Warn

Deepfake Attacks Are About to Surge, Experts Warn New deepfake products and services are cropping up across the Dark Web.
03 May 2021

INTERPOL aims to deal a blow to digital piracy

The agency’s new initiative will also warn about the high cost of the free lunch – the increased risk of malware exposure

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03 May 2021

New Buer Malware Downloader Rewritten in E-Z Rust Language

New Buer Malware Downloader Rewritten in E-Z Rust Language It's coming in emails disguised as DHL Support shipping notices and is apparently getting prepped for leasing on the underground.
03 May 2021