Cybersecurity News


PGMiner, Innovative Monero-Mining Botnet, Surprises Researchers

PGMiner, Innovative Monero-Mining Botnet, Surprises Researchers The malware takes aim at PostgreSQL database servers with never-before-seen techniques.
11 December 2020

Microsoft Warns of Powerful New Adware

The new adware, dubbed Adrozek, is being distributed by large, well organized threat actors, according to Microsoft research.
11 December 2020

Feds: K-12 Cyberattacks Dramatically on the Rise

Feds: K-12 Cyberattacks Dramatically on the Rise Attackers are targeting students and faculty alike with malware, phishing, DDoS, Zoom bombs and more, the FBI and CISA said.
11 December 2020

Facebook Shutters Accounts Used in APT32 Cyberattacks

Facebook Shutters Accounts Used in APT32 Cyberattacks Facebook shut down accounts and Pages used by two separate threat groups to spread malware and conduct phishing attacks.
11 December 2020

7 Security Tips For Gamers

7 Security Tips For Gamers Gamers can expect to be prime targets over the holidays as COVID-19 rages on. Here's some advice on how to keep hackers at bay.
11 December 2020

'Tis the Season to Confront Third-Party Risk

'Tis the Season to Confront Third-Party Risk On any given day it's hard to ensure that outside companies and individuals adhere to an organization's security practices and policies. But when it's the holidays and, oh, a global pandemic, companies need to be extra vigilant.
11 December 2020

Penetration Testing: A Road Map for Improving Outcomes

As cybersecurity incidents gain sophistication, to ensure we are assessing security postures effectively, it is critical to copy real-world adversaries' tools, tactics, and procedures during testing activities.
11 December 2020

Mastercard, Visa cut card payment ties with Pornhub over child abuse, illegal content allegations

Mastercard has terminated services whereas Visa has placed a temporary hold on card payments.
11 December 2020

Is your trading app putting your money at risk?

A Q&A with security researcher Alejandro Hern√°ndez, who has unearthed a long list of vulnerabilities in leading trading platforms that may expose their users to a host of security and privacy risks

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11 December 2020

Critical CSRF vulnerability found on Glassdoor company review platform

The critical flaw impacted both job seeker and employer accounts on the web domain.
11 December 2020

CISA and FBI warn of rise in ransomware attacks targeting K-12 schools

The percentage of ransomware attacks against K-12 schools increased at the beginning of the 2020 school year
11 December 2020

Facebook doxes APT32, links Vietnam's primary hacking group to local IT firm

Facebook suspends accounts linked to APT32, says the group used its platform to spread malware.
10 December 2020

Knowing What the Enemy Knows Is Key to Proper Defense

Think like an attacker if you want to understand your attack surface, says security researcher at Black Hat Europe.
10 December 2020

Juvenile Pleads Guilty to 2016 DNS Attack

Mirai botnet was used to target Sony in an attack that took down DynDNS and a number of its notable customers.
10 December 2020

Tech unicorn UiPath discloses data breach

EXCLUSIVE: UiPath admits to accidentally exposing a file containing the personal details of some of its registered users.
10 December 2020

Contact-Tracing Apps Still Expose Users to Security, Privacy Issues

Of nearly 100 apps tested, 40% have significant security issues, using either GPS locations or bespoke Bluetooth proximity detection to determine exposure.
10 December 2020

'Fingerprint-Jacking' Attack Technique Manipulates Android UI

Researchers explore fingerprint-jacking, a user interface-based attack that targets fingerprints scanned into Android apps.
10 December 2020

Defending the Intelligent Edge from Evolving Attacks

Defending the Intelligent Edge from Evolving Attacks Fortinet's Aamir Lakhani discusses best practices for securing company data against next-gen threats, like edge access trojans (EATs).
10 December 2020

FireEye Breach Fallout Yet to Be Felt

Aftermath of the FireEye breach by Russia's foreign service agency raises concerns over what the attackers could do next - and how to defend against it.
10 December 2020

Chinese APT suspected of supply chain attack on Mongolian government agencies

Chinese hackers have compromised the update mechanism of a chat app used by hundreds of Mongolian government agencies.
10 December 2020