Cybersecurity News


Microsoft Accounts Targeted by Russian-Themed Credential Harvesting

Microsoft Accounts Targeted by Russian-Themed Credential Harvesting Malicious emails warning Microsoft users of "unusual sign-on activity" from Russia are looking to capitalizing on the Ukrainian crisis.
01 March 2022

Google TAG removes fraudulent 'influence' operations linked to Belarus, Moldova, Ukraine

The tech giant has also tackled thousands of YouTube channels connected to China.
01 March 2022

Ukraine-Russia Cyber Warzone Splits Cyber Underground

Ukraine-Russia Cyber Warzone Splits Cyber Underground A pro-Ukraine Conti member spilled 13 months of the ransomware group's chats, while cyber actors are rushing to align with both sides.
28 February 2022

Toyota to Close Japan Plants After Suspected Cyberattack

Toyota to Close Japan Plants After Suspected Cyberattack The plants will shut down on Tuesday, halting about a third of the company’s global production. Toyota doesn’t know how long the 14 plants will be unplugged.
28 February 2022

#ShieldsUp – Now is the time to double‑check cybersecurity processes and operations

As the conflict in Ukraine heightens the risk of cyberattacks globally, what can organizations do to improve their resiliency?

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28 February 2022

Ukraine security agencies warn of Ghostwriter threat activity, phishing campaigns

CERT-UA warns of misinformation, phishing, and active assaults against Ukrainian organizations.
28 February 2022

Beware of charity scams exploiting war in Ukraine

Looking to help people in Ukraine? Donate wisely – do your research first so you give without getting scammed

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27 February 2022

TrickBot Takes a Break, Leaving Researchers Scratching Their Heads

TrickBot Takes a Break, Leaving Researchers Scratching Their Heads The infamous trojan is likely making some major operational changes, researchers believe.
25 February 2022

Microsoft Exchange Bugs Exploited by ‘Cuba’ Ransomware Gang

Microsoft Exchange Bugs Exploited by ‘Cuba’ Ransomware Gang The ransomware gang known as Cuba is increasingly shifting to exploiting Exchange bugs – including crooks' favorites, ProxyShell and ProxyLogon – as initial infection vectors.
25 February 2022

Russia Sanctions May Spark Escalating Cyber Conflict

President Biden joined European leaders this week in enacting economic sanctions against Russia in response its military invasion of Ukraine. The West has promised tougher sanctions are coming, but experts warn these will almost certainly trigger a Russian retaliation against America and its allies, which could escalate into cyber attacks on Western financial institutions and energy infrastructure.
25 February 2022

6 Cyber-Defense Steps to Take Now to Protect Your Company

6 Cyber-Defense Steps to Take Now to Protect Your Company Ransomware is getting worse, but Daniel Spicer, chief security officer at Ivanti, offers a checklist for choosing defense solutions to meet the challenge.
25 February 2022

Week in security with Tony Anscombe

HermeticWiper takes aim at Ukraine – The climate solutions we need to transform society – Preventing kids from getting involved in cybercrime

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25 February 2022

Countdown to PCI DSS v4.0

 

With PCI DSS v4.0 fast approaching, Lauren Holloway, Director, Data Security Standards, shares updates and reminders of what to expect in the coming months.

25 February 2022

The past is present: Riffing on a cybersecurity­appropriate tune for Black History Month

What can social movements of the past teach you about the future – and about protecting your digital self?

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25 February 2022

Ukraine calls for volunteer hackers to protect critical infrastructure: report

The country is reportedly asking volunteers to join digital defensive and surveillance missions.
25 February 2022

White House Denies Mulling Massive Cyberattacks Against Russia

White House Denies Mulling Massive Cyberattacks Against Russia The options reportedly included tampering with trains, electric service and internet connectivity, hampering Russia's military operations in Ukraine.
24 February 2022

Paving the Way: Inspiring Women in Payments - A Q&A featuring Debbie Zaller

 

Raised by a single mother, Debbie Zaller learned how to be independent at a young age. This independence eventually gave her confidence to step out of her role as an accountant and volunteer to learn an entirely new industry in PCI assessments. She would go on to become her firm’s first female Principal. In this edition of our blog, Debbie describes the path that led to her success, and how that path continues to change for women.

24 February 2022

The Harsh Truths of Cybersecurity in 2022, Part II

The Harsh Truths of Cybersecurity in 2022, Part II Sonya Duffin, ransomware and data-protection expert at Veritas Technologies, shares three steps organizations can take today to reduce cyberattack fallout.
24 February 2022

Zenly Social-Media App Bugs Allow Account Takeover

Zenly Social-Media App Bugs Allow Account Takeover A pair of bugs in the Snap-owned tracking app reveal phone numbers and allow account hijacking.
24 February 2022

Microsoft App Store Sizzling with New ‘Electron Bot’ Malware

Microsoft App Store Sizzling with New ‘Electron Bot’ Malware The SEO poisoning bot, capable of full system takeover, is actively taking over social media accounts, masquerading as popular games like Temple Run.
24 February 2022