Cybersecurity News


Outlaw hacking group kills existing cryptocurrency miners in enterprise server attacks

A recent update also revealed a pivot towards corporate systems with weak patch management practices.
11 February 2020

Automaton takes center stage in enterprise cyberattacks

Massive repositories of stolen data are being weaponized in an attempt to compromise corporate networks.
11 February 2020

Competing in esports: 3 things to watch out for

If you’re looking to become a pro gamer, there are risks you shouldn’t play down

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11 February 2020

CEO Fraud

CEO Fraud / BEC is a type of targeted attack. It commonly involves a cyber criminally pretending to be your boss, then tricking or fooling you into sending the criminal highly sensitive information or initiating a wire transfer. Be highly suspicious of any emails demanding immediate action and/or asking you to bypass any security procedures.
11 February 2020

U.S. Charges 4 Chinese Military Officers in 2017 Equifax Hack

The U.S. Justice Department today unsealed indictments against four Chinese officers of the People's Liberation Army (PLA) accused of perpetrating the 2017 hack against consumer credit bureau Equifax that led to the theft of personal data on nearly 150 million Americans. DOJ officials said the four men were responsible for carrying out the largest theft of sensitive personal information by state-sponsored hackers ever recorded. 
10 February 2020

FBI warns about ongoing attacks against software supply chain companies

Exclusive: FBI alerts US private sectors about attacks aimed at their supply chain software providers.
10 February 2020

How North Korea's Senior Leaders Harness the Internet

Researchers learn how North Korea is expanding its Internet use in order to generate revenue and bypass international sanctions.
10 February 2020

Some Democrats Lead Trump in Campaign Domain-Security Efforts

Sanders and Trump campaigns lack proper DMARC security enforcement, study finds.
10 February 2020

BYO-Bug Tactic Attacks Windows Kernel with Outdated Driver

BYO-Bug Tactic Attacks Windows Kernel with Outdated Driver The RobbinHood ransomware is using a deprecated Gigabyte driver as the tip of the spear for taking out antivirus products.
10 February 2020

Israel's Entire Voter Registry Exposed in Massive Incident

Personal details of nearly 6.5 million Israelis were out in the open after the entire registry was uploaded to an notably insecure app.
10 February 2020

Active PayPal Phishing Scam Targets SSNs, Passport Photos

Active PayPal Phishing Scam Targets SSNs, Passport Photos Phishing emails have been uncovered that request a full rundown of personal data - even asking for photos of passports.
10 February 2020

Software error exposes the ID numbers for 1.26 million Danish citizens

Danish tax portal accidentally shares tax payer identification numbers with Google and Adobe analytics services.
10 February 2020

China's Military Behind 2017 Equifax Breach: DoJ

Four members of China's People Liberation Army hacked the information broker, leading to the theft of sensitive data on approximately 145 million citizens.
10 February 2020

Equifax Breach: Four Members of Chinese Military Charged with Hacking

Equifax Breach: Four Members of Chinese Military Charged with Hacking Feds have charged four members of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) in connection with the infamous 2017 Equifax breach.
10 February 2020

Unlocked S3 Bucket Lets 36,077 Jail Files Escape

The leaky repository belongs to JailCore, a cloud management and compliance platform used in several states' correctional facilities.
10 February 2020

Unlocked S3 Bucket Lets 36,077 Prison Files Escape

The leaky repository belongs to JailCore, a cloud management and compliance platform used in several states' correctional facilities.
10 February 2020

6 Factors That Raise The Stakes For IoT Security

6 Factors That Raise The Stakes For IoT Security Developments that exacerbate the risk and complicate making Internet of Things devices more secure.
10 February 2020

Docker Registries Expose Hundreds of Orgs to Malware, Data Theft

Docker Registries Expose Hundreds of Orgs to Malware, Data Theft Misconfigured Docker registries could leak confidential data, lead to a full-scale compromise and interrupt the business operations.”
10 February 2020

Emotet Now Hacks Nearby Wi-Fi Networks to Spread Like a Worm

Emotet Now Hacks Nearby Wi-Fi Networks to Spread Like a Worm The new tactic used by Emotet allows the malware to infect nearby insecure Wi-Fi networks - and their devices - via brute force loops.
10 February 2020

DOJ charges four Chinese military hackers for Equifax hack

DOJ said the hackers stole data on Americans and Equifax's intellectual property.
10 February 2020