Cybersecurity News


Revamped HawkEye Keylogger Swoops in on Coronavirus Fears

Revamped HawkEye Keylogger Swoops in on Coronavirus Fears Emails claiming to be directly from WHO’s Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus offer "drug advice" -- and malware infections.
20 March 2020

Defying Covid-19’s Pall: Pwn2Own Goes Virtual

Defying Covid-19’s Pall: Pwn2Own Goes Virtual Hacking contest goes virtual with participants remotely winning $295k in prizes for taking down Adobe Reader, Safari and Ubuntu.
20 March 2020

Defying Covid-19’s Pall: Pwn2Own Goes Virtual

Defying Covid-19’s Pall: Pwn2Own Goes Virtual Hacking contest goes virtual with participants remotely winning $295k in prizes for taking down Adobe Reader, Safari and Ubuntu.
20 March 2020

Fintech company Finastra announces mysterious security breach

Details still scant about what could turn out to be a very impactful incident.
20 March 2020

Fintech company Finastra hit by ransomware

Company shuts down services but promises to have everything up by Monday.
20 March 2020

Dark Reading Cybersecurity Crossword Puzzle

Dark Reading Cybersecurity Crossword Puzzle Here's a little something to snuggle up with if you're on lockdown.
20 March 2020

Week in security with Tony Anscombe

How to transition to a remote workforce in a safe manner – How to protect yourself from COVID-19 scams – Stantinko's miner caught using new obfuscation techniques

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20 March 2020

News Wrap, Coronavirus Edition: WFH Security Woes, Pwn2Own

News Wrap, Coronavirus Edition: WFH Security Woes, Pwn2Own Threatpost editors discuss this week's top news stories from COVID-19 themed malware attacks to Pwn2Own updates.
20 March 2020

News Wrap, Coronavirus Edition: WFH Security Woes, Pwn2Own

News Wrap, Coronavirus Edition: WFH Security Woes, Pwn2Own Threatpost editors discuss this week's top news stories from COVID-19 themed malware attacks to Pwn2Own updates.
20 March 2020

Hackers breach FSB contractor and leak details about IoT hacking project

Digital Revolution hacker group leaks details about "Fronton" an IoT botnet a contractor was allegedly building for the FSB, Russia's intelligence agency.
20 March 2020

Security Breach Disrupts Fintech Firm Finastra

Finastra, a company that provides a range of technology solutions to banks worldwide, said it was shutting down key systems in response to a security breach discovered Friday morning. The company's public statement and notice to customers does not mention the cause of the outage, but their response so far is straight out of the playbook for dealing with ransomware attacks.
20 March 2020

Proof of Concept Released for kr00k Wi-Fi Vulnerability

The code demonstrates a relatively simple method to exploit a vulnerability in more than a billion devices.
20 March 2020

Keep calm and carry on working (remotely)

How can employees stay motivated and productive while teleworking during the COVID-19 crisis?

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20 March 2020

Zxyel Flaw Powers New Mirai IoT Botnet Strain

In February, hardware maker Zyxel fixed a zero-day vulnerability in its routers and VPN firewall products after KrebsOnSecurity told the company the flaw was being abused by attackers to break into devices. This week, security researchers said they spotted that same vulnerability being exploited by a new variant of Mirai, a malware strain that targets vulnerable Internet of Things (IoT) devices for use in large-scale attacks and as proxies for other cybercrime activity.
20 March 2020

WHO chief emails claiming to offer coronavirus drug advice plant keyloggers on your PC

Fraudsters are trying to capitalize on fears surrounding the illness in new phishing campaigns.
20 March 2020

Security Ratings Are a Dangerous Fantasy

They don't predict breaches, and they don't help people make valuable business decisions or make users any safer.
20 March 2020

Covid-19 Spurs Facial Recognition Tracking, Privacy Fears

Covid-19 Spurs Facial Recognition Tracking, Privacy Fears The coronavirus pandemic is creating a lucrative market for facial recognition manufacturers. But privacy issues need to be top of mind, tech experts warn.
20 March 2020

Covid-19 Spurs Facial Recognition Tracking, Privacy Fears

Covid-19 Spurs Facial Recognition Tracking, Privacy Fears The coronavirus pandemic is creating a lucrative market for facial recognition manufacturers. But privacy issues need to be top of mind, tech experts warn.
20 March 2020

New Mirai Variant ‘Mukashi’ Targets Zyxel NAS Devices

New Mirai Variant ‘Mukashi’ Targets Zyxel NAS Devices The botnet exploits a vulnerability discovered last month that can allow threat actors to remotely compromise and control devices.
20 March 2020

New Mirai Variant ‘Mukashi’ Targets Zyxel NAS Devices

New Mirai Variant ‘Mukashi’ Targets Zyxel NAS Devices The botnet exploits a vulnerability discovered last month that can allow threat actors to remotely compromise and control devices.
20 March 2020