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Exclusive: Google removes 49 Chrome extensions caught stealing crypto-wallet keys

The Chrome extensions were mimicking cryptocurrency wallet apps like Ledger, MyEtherWallet, Trezor, Electrum, and others, but, in reality, they were stealing users' private keys and mnemonic phrases.
14 April 2020

How Company Cultures Dictated Work-from-Home Readiness

Companies large and small are discovering just how prepared they were for all employees to work remotely
14 April 2020

TA505 Crime Gang Deploys SDBbot for Corporate Network Takeover

TA505 Crime Gang Deploys SDBbot for Corporate Network Takeover The custom RAT offers persistent access, data exfiltration and lateral network movement.
14 April 2020

Apple Is Top Pick for Brand Phishing Attempts

Ten percent of all brand phishing attempts in the first quarter of 2020 tried to deceive victims by imitating the Apple brand.
14 April 2020

Cyberattacks Target Healthcare Orgs on Coronavirus Frontlines

Cyberattacks Target Healthcare Orgs on Coronavirus Frontlines Cybercriminals aren't sparing medical professionals, hospitals and healthcare orgs on the frontlines of the coronavirus pandemic when it comes to cyberattacks, ransomware attacks and malware.
14 April 2020

Americans report US$13 million in losses from coronavirus scams

The median loss to fraudulent schemes that exploit the global health crisis is almost US$600

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14 April 2020

You're One Misconfiguration Away from a Cloud-Based Data Breach

Don't assume that cyberattacks are all you have to worry about. Misconfigurations should also be a top cause of concern.
14 April 2020

Russian state hackers behind San Francisco airport hack

ESET says a Russian hacker group known as Energetic Bear (DragonFly) is behind a hack of two of the airport's websites.
14 April 2020

Web Pioneers Launch Identity Startup That Ditches Passwords

Legendary founders of Netscape and @Home Network roll out a new cloud-based identity management firm that makes the user his or her own certificate authority.
14 April 2020

Safe Remote Access to Critical Infrastructure Networks in a Time of Global Crisis

Safe Remote Access to Critical Infrastructure Networks in a Time of Global Crisis As operators struggle to balance the recommendations of social distancing with the need to keep vital services functioning, there is no getting around the fact that conventional remote connections into industrial control networks are a very bad idea.
14 April 2020

Make sure your Zoom meetings are safe by doing these 10 things

This is how you can make sure your Zoom meetings are safe and as secure as possible.
14 April 2020

TikTok Flaw Allows Threat Actors to Plant Forged Videos in User Feeds

TikTok Flaw Allows Threat Actors to Plant Forged Videos in User Feeds The popular video-sharing apps’s use of HTTP to download media content instead of a secure protocol could lead to the spread of misinformation on the platform.
14 April 2020

Malware Risks Triple on WFH Networks: Experts Offer Advice

Malware Risks Triple on WFH Networks: Experts Offer Advice New research found that almost half of companies had malware on their corporate-associated home networks - in comparison to malware being found on only 13 percent of corporate networks.
14 April 2020

7 Ways COVID-19 Has Changed Our Online Lives

7 Ways COVID-19 Has Changed Our Online Lives The pandemic has driven more of our personal and work lives online - and for the bad guys, business is booming. Here's how you can protect yourself.
14 April 2020

Is “global privacy” an oxymoron?

While in France, a citizen of Brazil who resides in California books a bungee jump in New Zealand. Is it a leap of faith into the unknown, for both the operator and the thrill-seeker?

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14 April 2020

Account details for 4 million Quidd users shared on hacking forum

Users of Quidd​, an online marketplace for trading stickers, cards, toys, and other collectibles, are advised to change account passwords as soon as possible.
14 April 2020

Network Data Shows Spikes, Vulnerability of Work-at-Home Shift

Network Data Shows Spikes, Vulnerability of Work-at-Home Shift Traffic on the public Internet has grown by half this year, and videoconferencing bandwidth has grown by a factor of five, all driven by remote-work edicts.
13 April 2020

Dell Releases Security Tool to Defend PCs from BIOS Attacks

The SafeBIOS Events & Indicators of Attack tool gives admins visibility into BIOS configuration changes and alerts them to potential threats.
13 April 2020

Oracle Tackles a Massive 405 Bugs for Its April Quarterly Patch Update

Oracle Tackles a Massive 405 Bugs for Its April Quarterly Patch Update Oracle will detail 405 new security vulnerabilities Tuesday, part of its quarterly Critical Patch Update Advisory.
13 April 2020

Dutch Police Shut Down 15 DDoS-for-Hire Services

Officials arrested a man suspected of launching a DDoS attack against two websites that send government updates to citizens.
13 April 2020