Cybersecurity News


Body Found in Canada Identified as Neo-Nazi Spam King

The body of a man found shot inside a burned out vehicle in Canada three years ago has been identified as that of Davis Wolfgang Hawke, a prolific spammer and neo-Nazi who led a failed anti-government march on Washington, D.C. in 1999, according to news reports.
08 November 2020

Windows 10, iOS, Chrome, and many others fall at China's top hacking contest

Winning hacker team pockets $744,500 at the Tianfu Cup, China's top hacking contest.
08 November 2020

Yahoo Mail discontinues automatic email forwarding for free users

Automatic email forwarding to be discontinued on January 1, 2021. Existing users told to get a Pro account.
08 November 2020

FBI: Hackers stole source code from US government agencies and private companies

FBI blames intrusions on improperly configured SonarQube source code management tools.
07 November 2020

WordPress Sites Open to Code Injection Attacks via Welcart e-Commerce Bug

WordPress Sites Open to Code Injection Attacks via Welcart e-Commerce Bug The shopping cart application contains a PHP object-injection bug.
06 November 2020

New Gitpaste-12 Botnet Exploits 12 Known Vulnerabilities

Researchers discover a new worm and botnet dubbed Gitpaste-12 for its ability to spread via GitHub and Pastebin.
06 November 2020

Feds Seize $1B in Bitcoin from Silk Road

Feds Seize $1B in Bitcoin from Silk Road The illegal marketplace was hacked prior to it's takedown -- the IRS has now tracked down those stolen funds, it said.
06 November 2020

Apple Patches 24 Vulnerabilities Across Product Lines

The vulnerabilities include three for which exploits have already been seen in the wild.
06 November 2020

Campari Site Suffers Ransomware Hangover

Campari Site Suffers Ransomware Hangover The Ragnar Locker operators released a stolen contract between Wild Turkey and actor Matthew McConaughey, as proof of compromise.
06 November 2020

The Oracle-Walmart-TikTok Deal Is Not Enough

The social media deal raises issues involving data custodianship and trusted tech partnerships.
06 November 2020

Gitpaste-12 Worm Targets Linux Servers, IoT Devices

Gitpaste-12 Worm Targets Linux Servers, IoT Devices The newly discovered malware uses GitHub and Pastebin to house component code, and harbors 12 different initial attack vectors.
06 November 2020

Name That Toon: Masks and Manners

Name That Toon: Masks and Manners Feeling creative? Submit your caption in the comments, and our panel of experts will reward the winner with a $25 Amazon gift card.
06 November 2020

Linux version of RansomEXX ransomware discovered

This marks the first time a major Windows ransomware strain has been ported to Linux to aid hackers in their targeted intrusions.
06 November 2020

Request for Comments: PCI Card Production v3 Draft Standard

 

From 2 November to 1 December 2020, PCI SSC stakeholders can participate in a Request for Comments (RFC) on PCI Card Production v3 Draft Standard. Stakeholders can review the primary changes which are summarized in the Card Production and Provisioning Security Requirements v3.0 Summary of Changes document.

06 November 2020

Week in security with Tony Anscombe

Could a career in cybersecurity be right for you? – Google discloses a zero-day bug in Windows – Video game maker Capcom suffers a breach

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06 November 2020

Apple patches three actively exploited zero‑day flaws in iOS

The vulnerabilities, which are all being abused for targeted attacks, affect a long list of devices

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06 November 2020

How COVID-19 Changed the VC Investment Landscape for Cybersecurity Companies

What trends can startups and investors expect to see going forward?
06 November 2020

Apple Patches Bugs Tied to Previously Identified Zero-Days

Apple Patches Bugs Tied to Previously Identified Zero-Days The actively exploited vulnerabilities discovered by Project Zero exist across iPhone, iPad and iPod devices.
06 November 2020

Israeli companies targeted with new Pay2Key ransomware

Security firm Check Point reports what appears to be a targeted attack against Israeli companies.
06 November 2020

Ransomware gangs that steal your data don't always delete it

Coveware: Half of the Q3 2020 ransomware investigations involved data exfiltration, with cases doubling from the previous quarter.
06 November 2020