Cybersecurity News


Overlay Malware Targets Windows Users with a DLL Hijack Twist

Overlay Malware Targets Windows Users with a DLL Hijack Twist Brazilians are warned of a new Vizom malware masquerading as video conferencing and browser software.
19 October 2020

US charges Russian hackers behind NotPetya, KillDisk, OlympicDestroyer attacks

The US Department of Justice has unsealed today charges against six GRU officers believed to be members of Sandworm, one of today's most advanced state-sponsored hacking groups.
19 October 2020

7 Tips for Choosing Security Metrics That Matter

7 Tips for Choosing Security Metrics That Matter Experts weigh in on picking metrics that demonstrate how the security team is handling operational efficiency and reducing risk.
19 October 2020

Ryuk Ransomware Gang Uses Zerologon Bug for Lightning-Fast Attack

Ryuk Ransomware Gang Uses Zerologon Bug for Lightning-Fast Attack Researchers said the group was able to move from initial phish to full domain-wide encryption in just five hours.
19 October 2020

Chart: The Pandemic Reprioritizes Security Projects

Chart: The Pandemic Reprioritizes Security Projects Responses among IT and security pros reflect concern over vulnerabilities incurred by workers accessing the enterprise network from poorly protected home networks.
19 October 2020

A Swift Reminder About Cybersecurity

The hackers gonna crack, crack, crack, crack, crack ...
19 October 2020

Microsoft Exchange, Outlook Under Siege By APTs

Microsoft Exchange, Outlook Under Siege By APTs A new threat report shows that APTs are switching up their tactics when exploiting Microsoft services like Exchange and OWA, in order to avoid detection.
19 October 2020

Expert Tips to Keep WordPress Safe

Expert Tips to Keep WordPress Safe The most widely used content management system on the Web relies heavily on plug-ins and add-on software, rigorous security measures at every level.
19 October 2020

Microsoft issues two emergency Windows patches

The flaws, neither of which is being actively exploited, were fixed merely days after the monthly Patch Tuesday rollout

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19 October 2020

Game Titles Watch Dogs: Legion, Albion Both Targeted by Hackers

Game Titles Watch Dogs: Legion, Albion Both Targeted by Hackers In both cases, cybercriminals claim to have reams of information for the popular gaming titles.
19 October 2020

A New Risk Vector: The Enterprise of Things

Billions of devices -- including security cameras, smart TVs, and manufacturing equipment -- are largely unmanaged and increase an organization's risk.
19 October 2020

Toshiba targets $20bn quantum key, data encryption business with Verizon, BT partnerships

Toshiba estimates the market will be worth $20 billion worldwide by 2035.
19 October 2020

New Gitjacker tool lets you find .git folders exposed online

Tool can also download your Git repositories, allowing attackers to retrieve sensitive configuration files and source code.
19 October 2020

Microsoft: Most-Imitated Brand for Phishing Emails

Microsoft: Most-Imitated Brand for Phishing Emails The shift to remote working spurred Microsoft and Amazon to the top of the heap for cybercriminals to use as lures in the third quarter.
19 October 2020

This new malware uses remote overlay attacks to hijack your bank account

Vizom disguises itself as popular videoconferencing software many of us are relying on during the pandemic.
19 October 2020

Albion Online game maker discloses data breach

Game maker says intruder gained access to its forum database by exploiting a vulnerability.
19 October 2020

Discord desktop app vulnerability chain triggered remote code execution attacks

The critical security issue was reported via the chat app’s bug bounty program.
19 October 2020

Microsoft adds option to disable JScript in Internet Explorer

The option is available after applying the October 2020 Patch Tuesday security updates.
19 October 2020

QAnon/8Chan Sites Briefly Knocked Offline

A phone call to an Internet provider in Oregon on Sunday evening was all it took to briefly sideline multiple websites related to 8chan/8kun -- a controversial online image board linked to several mass shootings -- and QAnon, the far-right conspiracy theory which holds that a cabal of Satanic pedophiles is running a global child sex-trafficking ring and plotting against President Donald Trump. Following a brief disruption, the sites have come back online with the help of an Internet company based in St. Petersburg, Russia.
19 October 2020

Political campaign emails contain dark patterns to manipulate donors, voters

Princeton researchers analyzed 100,000 different campaign emails from more than 3,000 political candidates.
17 October 2020