Cybersecurity News


Cybercriminals exchange tips on avoiding arrest, jail in underground forums

Covering early mistakes, who to target, and what to do when on the verge of arrest are all hot topics.
23 March 2021

Debt-chasing UK councils potentially expose private resident data

Text reminders for debts to be paid opened up a security chasm for thousands of taxpayers.
23 March 2021

Cloudflare debuts zero-trust browsing service for remote enterprise workforce

Browsers will run under Cloudflare’s umbrella in an attempt to isolate sessions from cyberattacks.
23 March 2021

Oil giant Shell discloses data breach linked to Accellion FTA vulnerability

The information of stakeholders has been compromised.
23 March 2021

When repairing things you own may make you an outlaw

How do you balance the right to repair with the requirement to remain secure?

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23 March 2021

IT admin with axe to grind sent to prison for wiping Microsoft user accounts

The victim company’s operations ground to a halt following the attack.
23 March 2021

Researchers Discover Two Dozen Malicious Chrome Extensions

Extensions are being used to serve up unwanted adds, steal data, and divert users to malicious sites, Cato Networks says.
22 March 2021

Acer Reportedly Hit With $50M Ransomware Attack

Reports say a ransomware gang has given Acer until March 28 to pay, or it will double the ransom amount.
22 March 2021

CISA Warns of Security Flaws in GE Power Management Devices

CISA Warns of Security Flaws in GE Power Management Devices The flaws could allow an attacker to access sensitive information, reboot the UR, gain privileged access, or cause a denial-of-service condition.
22 March 2021

RedTorch Formed from Ashes of Norse Corp.

Remember Norse Corp., the company behind the interactive "pew-pew" cyber attack map shown in the image blow? Norse imploded rather suddenly in 2016 following a series of managerial missteps and funding debacles. Now, the founders of Norse have launched a new company with a somewhat different vision: RedTorch, which for the past two years has marketed a mix of services to high end celebrity clients, including spying and anti-spying tools and services.
22 March 2021

CSA & ISACA Team Up on Cloud Auditing Certificate

The Certificate of Cloud Auditing Knowledge aims to fill a gap in the market for cloud IT auditing as more organizations work in cloud environments.
22 March 2021

Critical Security Bugs Fixed in Virtual Learning Software

Critical Security Bugs Fixed in Virtual Learning Software Remote ed software bugs give attackers wide access student computers, data.
22 March 2021

Qualys CEO Courtot Departs for Health Reasons

The well-known security industry entrepreneur initially took a leave of absence in February.
22 March 2021

Top 3 Cybersecurity Lessons Learned From the Pandemic

Defending an enterprise of fully remote employees and their devices at this scale and speed had never been done before. Now, we do it every day.
22 March 2021

Adobe Fixes Critical ColdFusion Flaw in Emergency Update

Adobe Fixes Critical ColdFusion Flaw in Emergency Update Attackers can leverage the critical Adobe ColdFusion flaw to launch arbitrary code execution attacks.
22 March 2021

3 Classes of Account Fraud That Can Cost Your Company Big Time

3 Classes of Account Fraud That Can Cost Your Company Big Time Understanding each one can go a long way toward demystifying the topic as a whole - and combatting the threat.
22 March 2021

The Edge Pro Tip: The Feds Are Your Friends

The Edge Pro Tip: The Feds Are Your Friends Here's what to expect when you report an insider incident to the FBI.
22 March 2021

On the Road to Good Cloud Security: Are We There Yet?

Misconfigured infrastructure is IT pros' top cloud security concern, but they're conflicted on how to address it in practice.
22 March 2021

API security becomes a ‘top’ priority for enterprise players

As API attacks rise, the security surrounding their usage is now firmly on the radar.
22 March 2021

Mozilla Firefox tweaks Referrer Policy to shore up user privacy

Starting in Firefox 87, the browser will contain extra protections to stop information leaks.
22 March 2021