Cybersecurity News


Security Pros Reflect on 2020

Security Pros Reflect on 2020 Eight cybersecurity leaders go deep on their most valuable (and very human) takeaways from a year like no other we've known.
29 December 2020

Defending the COVID-19 Vaccine Supply Chain

We must treat this supply chain like a piece of our nation's critical infrastructure, just like the electrical grid or air traffic control system.
28 December 2020

Finland says hackers accessed MPs' emails accounts

The Finnish Parliament cyber-attack took place around the same time Russian hackers breached the Norwegian Parliament's email system.
28 December 2020

Hackers Amp Up COVID-19 IP Theft Attacks

Hackers Amp Up COVID-19 IP Theft Attacks In-depth report looks at how COVID-19 research has become as a juicy new target for organized cybercrime.
28 December 2020

10 Benefits of Running Cybersecurity Exercises

There may be no better way to ascertain your organization's strengths and weaknesses than by running regular security drills.
28 December 2020

Ransomware in 2020: A Banner Year for Extortion

Ransomware in 2020: A Banner Year for Extortion From attacks on the UVM Health Network that delayed chemotherapy appointments, to ones on public schools that delayed students going back to the classroom, ransomware gangs disrupted organizations to inordinate levels in 2020.
28 December 2020

Remote Desktop Bugs: Patches That Took Priority in a Pandemic Year

Remote Desktop flaws were a patching priority this year as Microsoft distributed fixes and businesses scrambled to protect remote employees.
28 December 2020

Homomorphic Encryption: The 'Golden Age' of Cryptography

Homomorphic Encryption: The 'Golden Age' of Cryptography The ability to perform complex calculations on encrypted data promises a new level of privacy and data security for companies in the public and private sectors. So when can they get started?
28 December 2020

Vietnam targeted in complex supply chain attack

Hackers have inserted malware inside an app offered for download by the Vietnam Government Certification Authority (VGCA).
28 December 2020

Smart tech gifts: How to keep your kids and family safe

Cyberthreats can take the fun out of connected gadgets – here's how to make sure your children enjoy the tech without putting themselves or their family at risk

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25 December 2020

Russian crypto-exchange Livecoin hacked after it lost control of its servers

Hackers gained access to the Livecoin portal and modified exchange rates to 10-15 times their normal values.
24 December 2020

Amazon Gift Card Scam Delivers Dridex This Holiday Season

Dridex operators launch a social engineering scam that promises victims a $100 gift card but delivers a banking Trojan.
24 December 2020

Citrix devices are being abused as DDoS attack vectors

Citrix says it's working on a fix, expected next year.
24 December 2020

Windows Zero-Day Still Circulating After Faulty Fix

Windows Zero-Day Still Circulating After Faulty Fix The LPE bug could allow an attacker to install programs; view, change, or delete data; or create new accounts with full user rights.
24 December 2020

Quarterbacking Vulnerability Remediation

It's time that security got out of the armchair and out on the field.
24 December 2020

HelpSystems Acquires Data Security Firm Vera

The purchase is intended to increase London-based HelpSystems' file collaboration security capabilities.
24 December 2020

Delivering Santa from Third-Party Risk

Delivering Santa from Third-Party Risk 2020 has made even St. Nick susceptible to the risks associated with the coronavirus pandemic. Fortunately, cybersecurity experts are ready to help the merry old elf with advice on reducing risks to his global operations.
24 December 2020

Microsoft, McAfee, Rapid7, and Others Form New Ransomware Task Force

Industry group wants to get a framework in the hands of the new administration's cybersecurity officials by early spring 2021.
23 December 2020

White Ops Announces Its Acquisition

A group including Goldman Sachs Merchant Banking Division, ClearSky Security, and NightDragon has purchased the human verification technology company.
23 December 2020

Lazarus Group Hits COVID-19 Vaccine-Maker in Espionage Attack

Lazarus Group Hits COVID-19 Vaccine-Maker in Espionage Attack The nation-state actor is looking to speed up vaccine development efforts in North Korea.
23 December 2020