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Ever wonder just how much information is publicly available about you? Ever wonder how cyber criminals harvest information and customize attacks for their victims? The technique is called Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) and it is far simpler and more powerful than you think.
28 April 2021

COVID-19, WFH prompts spike in cyberattacks against banks, insurers

Research suggests “open and insecure gaps” are being exploited in financial organizations’ networks.
28 April 2021

Do Cyberattacks Affect Stock Prices? It Depends on the Breach

A security researcher explores how data breaches, ransomware attacks, and other types of cybercrime influence stock prices.
27 April 2021

Nintendo Sues Video-Game Pirates

Nintendo Sues Video-Game Pirates Nintendo is questing after its third successful lawsuit against circumvention-device sellers, this time against Team Xecuter.
27 April 2021

Emotet Malware Uninstalled from Infected Devices

A law enforcement update deployed to compromised machines in January has been pushed, effectively removing the malware.
27 April 2021

Linux Kernel Bug Opens Door to Wider Cyberattacks

Linux Kernel Bug Opens Door to Wider Cyberattacks The information-disclosure flaw allows KASLR bypass and the discovery of additional, unpatched vulnerabilities in ARM devices.
27 April 2021

10K Hackers Defend the Planet Against Extraterrestrials

10K Hackers Defend the Planet Against Extraterrestrials Hack the Planet's Cyber Apocalypse capture-the-flag contest attracts 10,000 competitors from across the globe.
27 April 2021

Ransomware Recovery Costs Near $2M

The cost of recovering from a ransomware attack has more than doubled in one year, Sophos researchers report.
27 April 2021

4 Ways CISOs Can Strengthen Their Security Resilience

Security pros must remember bad actors will target their infrastructure, using counter-incident response technology in the process.
27 April 2021

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

The post Apple patches severe macOS security flaw appeared first on WeLiveSecurity

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