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Covid-19 Privacy Poll: Phone Tracking, Public Health and Surveillance

Covid-19 Privacy Poll: Phone Tracking, Public Health and Surveillance Is sacrificing your personal privacy worth flattening the coronavirus infection curve? Weigh in on our Threatpost poll.
24 March 2020

Akamai to slow down video game downloads during COVID-19 outbreak

Akamai says its working together with Microsoft and Sony to avoid global internet traffic bottlenecks.
24 March 2020

WHO Targeted in Espionage Attempt, COVID-19 Cyberattacks Spike

WHO Targeted in Espionage Attempt, COVID-19 Cyberattacks Spike The DarkHotel group could have been looking for information on tests, vaccines or trial cures.
24 March 2020

Malware Found Hidden in Android Utility Apps, Children's Games

The 'Tekya' malware, as researchers call it, is designed to imitate the user's actions to click advertisements.
24 March 2020

How to Secure Your Kubernetes Deployments

As more companies shift their software to a microservices-based architecture and orchestrate their containerized applications in Kubernetes, distributed security controls become a must.
24 March 2020

New APT Targets Middle Eastern Victims

The new malware, dubbed "Milum," can take control of industrial devices.
24 March 2020

Critical Adobe Flaw Fixed in Out-of-Band Security Update

Critical Adobe Flaw Fixed in Out-of-Band Security Update Adobe has fixed a critical flaw in its Creative Cloud Desktop Application for Windows.
24 March 2020

Kaspersky finds new APT targeting the Middle East's industrial sector

Security firm says this is a new hacker group, with new malware and no links to any other past operations.
24 March 2020

Cybercriminals' Promises to Pause During Pandemic Amount to Little

As pandemic worsens, online profiteering -- from fraudsters to ransomware operators to cybercriminal hacking -- continues unabated, despite some promises from the underground.
24 March 2020

Automated Tools Make Cyberattacks Easier to Pull Off

Gone are the days when threat actors had to actually spend time and effort planning and developing an attack on their own, Recorded Future says.
24 March 2020

Microsoft warns of two Windows zero‑day flaws

Updates for the critical-rated vulnerabilities, which are being actively exploited in the wild, are still weeks away

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24 March 2020

Vulnerability Management Isn't Just a Numbers Game

Attackers work 24/7, so you have to be vigilant around the clock. Time for some game theory.
24 March 2020

TrickBot now pushes Android app for bypassing 2FA on banking accounts

Malicious TrickMo app seen deployed in Germany for now, but broader use is expected.
24 March 2020

Domain Name Security: Important Measures You Need to Know

Domain Name Security: Important Measures You Need to Know A domain name that points to a website hosting your generated content is still one of the most secure means to ensure that an online identity does not fall prey to hackers or hijackers.
24 March 2020

Tekya Malware Threatens Millions of Android Users via Google Play

Tekya Malware Threatens Millions of Android Users via Google Play The ad-fraud malware lurks in dozens of childrens' and utilities apps.
24 March 2020

Patch and Update

One of the most effective ways you can protect your computer at home is to make sure both the operating system and your applications are patched and updated. Enable automatic updating whenever possible.
24 March 2020

White House pushes for more telework as first DOD contractor dies because of COVID-19

White House OMB tells agencies to "utilize technology to the greatest extent practicable" for remote staff work during coronavirus outbreak.
23 March 2020

New York asks domain registrars to crack down on sites used for coronavirus scams

New York Attorney General wants GoDaddy, Namecheap and other domain registrars to crack down on coronavirus scam sites.
23 March 2020

Microsoft Publishes Advisory for Windows Zero-Day

There is no available patch for the vulnerabilities, which Microsoft says exist in all supported versions of Windows.
23 March 2020

Three Ways Your BEC Defense Is Failing & How to Do Better

Three Ways Your BEC Defense Is Failing & How to Do Better Business email compromises cost the economy billions of dollars. Experts have advice on how to stop them from hitting you for millions at a pop.
23 March 2020