Cybersecurity News


Baltimore County Public Schools Closed Due to Ransomware Attack

The incident struck the day before Thanksgiving and interfered with online classes for some 115,000 students, officials report.
30 November 2020

Post-Cyberattack, UVM Health Network Still Picking Up Pieces

Post-Cyberattack, UVM Health Network Still Picking Up Pieces More than a month after the cyberattack first hit, the UVM health network is still grappling with delayed payment processing and other issues.
30 November 2020

Docker malware is now common, so devs need to take Docker security seriously

Three years after the first malware attacks targeting Docker, developers are still misconfiguring and exposing their Docker servers online.
30 November 2020

Conti Gang Hits IoT Chipmaker Advantech with $14M Ransom Demand

Conti Gang Hits IoT Chipmaker Advantech with $14M Ransom Demand The ransomware group has leaked stolen data to add pressure on the company to pay up.
30 November 2020

Digitally Signed Bandook Trojan Reemerges in Global Spy Campaign

Digitally Signed Bandook Trojan Reemerges in Global Spy Campaign A strain of the 13-year old backdoor Bandook trojan has been spotted in an espionage campaign.
30 November 2020

Industrial Computer Maker Confirms Ransomware, Data Theft

Advantech reports the stolen data was confidential but did not contain high-value documents.
30 November 2020

MacOS Users Targeted By OceanLotus Backdoor

MacOS Users Targeted By OceanLotus Backdoor The new backdoor comes with multiple payloads and new detection evasion tactics.
30 November 2020

Pandemic, A Driving Force in 2021 Financial Crime

Pandemic, A Driving Force in 2021 Financial Crime Ransomware gangs with zero-days and more players overall will characterize financially motivated cyberattacks next year.
30 November 2020

Four years after the Dyn DDoS attack, critical DNS dependencies have only gone up

If Cloudflare, AWS, or GoDaddy go down, around 40% of the Alexa Top 100,000 websites will also go down with DNS resolution problems.
30 November 2020

Four years after the Dyn DDoS attack, critical DNS dependencies went up by 4.7%

If Cloudflare, AWS, or GoDaddy go down, around 40% of the Alexa Top 100,000 websites will also go down with DNS resolution problems.
30 November 2020

Why Vulnerable Code Is Shipped Knowingly

The business priority of speed of development and deployment is overshadowing the need for secure code.
30 November 2020

Mobile payment apps: How to stay safe when paying with your phone

Are mobile payments and digital wallets safe? Are the apps safer than credit cards? What are the main risks? Here’s what to know.

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30 November 2020

This new cyberattack can dupe DNA scientists into creating dangerous viruses and toxins

The research highlights the potential dangers of new 'biohacking' techniques.
30 November 2020

2021 Healthcare Cybersecurity Priorities: Experts Weigh In

2021 Healthcare Cybersecurity Priorities: Experts Weigh In Hackers are putting a bullseye on healthcare. Experts explore why hospitals are being singled out and what any company can do to better protect themselves.
28 November 2020

Test

A security researcher explains the dangers of poor visibility in the cloud and a new strategy to evaluate IAM exposure in Google Cloud Platform.
27 November 2020

TurkeyBombing Puts New Twist on Zoom Abuse

TurkeyBombing Puts New Twist on Zoom Abuse Threat actors already stole nearly 4,000 credentials before the holiday was even over, according to report.
27 November 2020

Week in security with Tony Anscombe

Is your smart doorbell putting you at risk of cyberattacks? – Spotify accounts hijacked en masse – Staying safe from SIM swapping

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27 November 2020

Europol and partners thwart massive credit card fraud scheme

The operation was carried out against fraudsters trying to monetize stolen credit card data on the internet’s seedy underbelly

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27 November 2020

A hacker is selling access to the email accounts of hundreds of C-level executives

Access is sold for $100 to $1500 per account, depending on the company size and exec role.
27 November 2020

Cybersecurity Predictions for 2021: Robot Overlords No, Connected Car Hacks Yes

Cybersecurity Predictions for 2021: Robot Overlords No, Connected Car Hacks Yes While 2021 will present evolving threats and new challenges, it will also offer new tools and technologies that will we hope shift the balance towards the defense.
27 November 2020