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Three COVID-19 Vaccine-Makers are Under Active Attack

Three COVID-19 Vaccine-Makers are Under Active Attack Three major APTs are involved in ongoing compromises at pharma and clinical organizations involved in COVID-19 research, Microsoft says.
13 November 2020

Self-Service Security for Developers Is the DevSecOps Brass Ring

DevOps teams with full security integration and self-service capabilities are 80% more likely to fix critical vulnerabilities in under a day, according to the ninth annual "State of DevOps Report."
13 November 2020

Ticketmaster Scores Hefty Fine Over 2018 Data Breach

Ticketmaster Scores Hefty Fine Over 2018 Data Breach The events giant faces a GDPR-related penalty in the U.K., and more could follow.
13 November 2020

Credential-Stuffing Attack Hits The North Face

Credential-Stuffing Attack Hits The North Face The North Face has reset an undisclosed number of customer accounts after detecting a credential-stuffing attack on its website.
13 November 2020

Hacker steals $2 million from cryptocurrency service Akropolis

Cryptocurrency borrowing and lending service Akropolis said it suffered a "flash loan" attack.
13 November 2020

Week in security with Tony Anscombe

ESET research uncovers a backdoor targeting POS systems – Why you shouldn't share your Netflix password – Data of millions of hotel guests exposed

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13 November 2020

The Sameness of Every Day: How to Change Up Audit Fatigue

And with more data compliance laws on the way, audit fatigue could be a real challenge for infosec professionals.
13 November 2020

A Hacker's Holiday: How Retailers Can Avoid Black Friday Cyber Threats

Starting on Nov. 27, online retailers of all sizes will find out if their e-commerce capabilities are ready for prime time or not.
13 November 2020

Microsoft says three APTs have targeted seven COVID-19 vaccine makers

The three state-sponsored hacker groups (APTs) are Russia's Strontium (Fancy Bear) and North Korea's Zinc (Lazarus Group) and Cerium.
13 November 2020

Report: CISA Chief Expects White House to Fire Him

Report: CISA Chief Expects White House to Fire Him Chris Krebs, the first and current director of the CISA, said his protection of election process drew ire from Trump administration.
13 November 2020

Cybersecurity careers: Which one is right for you?

Looking for vulnerabilities, securing systems or dismantling them, these are all viable career paths in the cybersecurity industry. Could one of them be right for you?

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13 November 2020

Chainalysis launches program to manage cryptocurrency seized by law enforcement

The program will monitor and store virtual coins confiscated in criminal cases.
13 November 2020

Amazon files lawsuit against Instagram, TikTok influencers over 'dupe' sales scam

The company claims influencers worked together to promote fake products listed on Amazon’s platform.
13 November 2020

Info of 27.7 million Texas drivers exposed in Vertafore data breach

Vertafore blames incident on human error after user data was stored on an unsecured external storage service. The files were accessed by an external party.
13 November 2020

Australian government warns of possible ransomware attacks on health sector

The ACSC says it has seen an uptick in attacks targeting the health sector with SDBBot, a known precursor of the Clop ransomware.
12 November 2020

Manufacturing Sees Rising Ransomware Threat

Crypto-ransomware groups are increasingly adopting malware and tools that can probe and attack operational technology, such as industrial control systems, according to an assessment of current threats.
12 November 2020

'Pay2Key' Could Become Next Big Ransomware Threat

Researchers from Check Point say an Iranian-based threat actor has successfully attacked multiple Israeli companies could soon go global.
12 November 2020

Cyberattackers Serve Up Custom Backdoor for Oracle Restaurant Software

Cyberattackers Serve Up Custom Backdoor for Oracle Restaurant Software The modular malware is highly sophisticated but may not be able to capture credit-card info.
12 November 2020

Credential Stuffing Fills E-commerce Pipeline in 2020

There were 1.3 billion attacks in the third quarter alone, according to new analysis from Arkose Labs.
12 November 2020

Animal Jam Hacked, 46M Records Roam the Dark Web

Animal Jam Hacked, 46M Records Roam the Dark Web Animal Jam, just the latest in a string of attacks on gaming apps, has adopted a transparent communications strategy after stolen data turned up on a criminal forum.
12 November 2020