Cybersecurity News


FBI: Business Email Compromise Cost $1.8B in 2020

The Internet Crime Complaint Center received a record 791,790 complaints last year, with reported losses exceeding $4.1 billion.
18 March 2021

Beware the Package Typosquatting Supply Chain Attack

Attackers are mimicking the names of existing packages on public registries in hopes that users or developers will accidentally download these malicious packages instead of legitimate ones.
18 March 2021

FBI: Cybercrime losses topped US$4.2 billion in 2020

The Bureau received over 28,000 reports of COVID-19-themed scams last year

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18 March 2021

SolarWinds-linked hacking group SilverFish abuses enterprise victims for sandbox tests

Existing victim networks are used to test out payloads as a novel form of sandbox.
18 March 2021

Zoom Screen-Sharing Glitch ‘Briefly’ Leaks Sensitive Data

Zoom Screen-Sharing Glitch ‘Briefly’ Leaks Sensitive Data A glitch in Zoom's screen-sharing feature shows parts of presenters' screens that they did not intend to share - potentially leaking emails or passwords.
18 March 2021

Security Researcher Hides ZIP, MP3 Files Inside PNG Files on Twitter

Security Researcher Hides ZIP, MP3 Files Inside PNG Files on Twitter The newly discovered steganography method could be exploited by threat actors to obscure nefarious activity inside photos hosted on the social-media platform.
18 March 2021

Beware Android trojan posing as Clubhouse app

The malware can grab login credentials for more than 450 apps and bypass SMS-based two-factor authentication

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18 March 2021

What CISOs Can Learn From Big Breaches: Focus on the Root Causes

Address these six technical root causes of breaches in order to keep your company safer.
18 March 2021

Edge Poll: XDR Plans

How likely is your organization to adopt XDR technology?
18 March 2021

Apple developers targeted by new malware, EggShell backdoor

macOS malware is being spread via compromised Xcode projects.
18 March 2021

US taxpayers targeted in NetWire, Remcos Trojan attack wave

Cyberattackers are looking to cash in on this year’s tax season.
18 March 2021

Ransom Payments Have Nearly Tripled

In 2020, ransomware targeted the manufacturing sector, healthcare organizations, and construction companies, with the average ransom reaching $312,000, a report finds.
18 March 2021

Tutor LMS for WordPress Open to Info-Stealing Security Holes

Tutor LMS for WordPress Open to Info-Stealing Security Holes The popular learning-management system for teacher-student communication is rife with SQL-injection vulnerabilities.
18 March 2021

Mimecast reveals source code theft in SolarWinds hack

Some customer records were also compromised in the breach.
18 March 2021

Mimecast Says SolarWinds Attackers Accessed its Source Code Repositories

But the amount of code downloaded is too little to be of any use, the email security vendor says in its latest update.
17 March 2021

Cisco Plugs Security Hole in Small Business Routers

Cisco Plugs Security Hole in Small Business Routers The Cisco security vulnerability exists in the RV132W ADSL2+ Wireless-N VPN Routers and RV134W VDSL2 Wireless-AC VPN Routers.
17 March 2021

Teen Behind Twitter Bit-Con Breach Cuts Plea Deal

Teen Behind Twitter Bit-Con Breach Cuts Plea Deal The ‘young mastermind’ of the Twitter hack will serve three years in juvenile detention. 
17 March 2021

RDP Attacks Persist Near Record Levels in 2021

A wave of attacks targeting Remote Desktop Protocol has continued throughout the pandemic as more employees continue to work from home.
17 March 2021

CISA Issues Advisory on TrickBot Campaigns

US Department of Homeland Security's Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and the FBI warn security teams to guard against the advanced Trojan malware.
17 March 2021

CISA Urges Caution on Trickbot Campaigns

Advisory warns security teams to guard against advanced Trojan malware.
17 March 2021