Cybersecurity News


Facial-Recognition Flop: Face Masks Thwart Virus, Stump Security Systems

Facial-Recognition Flop: Face Masks Thwart Virus, Stump Security Systems Algorithms clocked error rates of between 5% to 50% when comparing photos of people wearing digitally created masks with unmasked faces.
29 July 2020

OkCupid: Hackers want your data, not a relationship

Researchers discovered a way to steal the personal and sensitive data of users on the popular dating app.
29 July 2020

OkCupid Security Flaw Threatens Intimate Dater Details

OkCupid Security Flaw Threatens Intimate Dater Details Attackers could exploit various flaws in OkCupid's mobile app and webpage to steal victims' sensitive data and even send messages out from their profiles.
29 July 2020

ESET Threat Report Q2 2020

A view of the Q2 2020 threat landscape as seen by ESET telemetry and from the perspective of ESET threat detection and research experts

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29 July 2020

Today’s ‘mega’ data breaches now cost companies $392 million to recover from

When consumer PII is involved, the cost increases.
29 July 2020

Lazarus Group Shifts Gears with Custom Ransomware

The North Korea-linked APT group has developed its own ransomware strain to better conduct financial theft, researchers report.
28 July 2020

Lazarus Group Brings APT Tactics to Ransomware

Lazarus Group Brings APT Tactics to Ransomware A new ransomware, VHD, was seen being delivered by the nation-state group's multiplatform malware platform, MATA.
28 July 2020

Avon Server Leaks User Info and Administrative Data

An unprotected server has exposed more than 7GB of data from the beauty brand.
28 July 2020

Hacker gang behind Garmin attack doesn't have a history of stealing user data

There's a high probability that Garmin user data might be safe, after all.
28 July 2020

Out-of-Date and Unsupported Cloud Workloads Continue as a Common Weakness

More than 80% of companies have at least one Internet-facing cloud asset that is more than six months out of date or running software that is no longer supported, according to scan data.
28 July 2020

Researchers Foil Phishing Attempt on Netflix Customers

Hackers use two stolen domains to steal credentials from Netflix users and then send them to the real Netflix site.
28 July 2020

7.5M Banking Customers Affected in Dave Security Breach

The financial services app confirms user data was compromised in a data breach at its former third-party provider, WayDev.
28 July 2020

Autonomous IT: Less Reacting, More Securing

Keeping data secure requires a range of skills and perfect execution. AI makes that possible.
28 July 2020

FBI warns of disruptive DDoS amplification attacks

The Bureau expects cybercriminals to increasingly abuse new threat vectors for large-scale DDoS attacks

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28 July 2020

As Businesses Move to the Cloud, Cybercriminals Follow Close Behind

In the wake of COVID-19, data theft is by far the top tactic, followed by cryptomining and ransomware.
28 July 2020

Kaspersky: North Korean hackers are behind the VHD ransomware

North Korean hackers return to actively deploying ransomware after the huge WannaCry debacle.
28 July 2020

Podcast: Security Lessons Learned In Times of Uncertainty

Podcast: Security Lessons Learned In Times of Uncertainty Derek Manky, Chief, Security Insights & Global Threat Alliances at Fortinet's FortiGuard Labs, discusses the top threats and lessons learned from the first half of 2020.
28 July 2020

Researchers Warn of High-Severity Dell PowerEdge Server Flaw

Researchers Warn of High-Severity Dell PowerEdge Server Flaw A path traversal vulnerability in the iDRAC technology can allow remote attackers to take over control of server operations.
28 July 2020

New Linux malware uses Dogecoin API to find C&C server addresses

Security researchers discover Doki, a new backdoor malware strain targeting Docker instances.
28 July 2020

Business ID Theft Soars Amid COVID Closures

Identity thieves who specialize in running up unauthorized lines of credit in the names of small businesses are having a field day with all of the closures and economic uncertainty wrought by the COVID-19 pandemic, KrebsOnSecurity has learned. This story is about the victims of a particularly aggressive business ID theft ring that's spent years targeting small businesses across the country and is now pivoting toward using that access for pandemic assistance loans and unemployment benefits.
27 July 2020