Cybersecurity News


3 Tips For Successfully Running Tech Outside the IT Department

When marketing opts for "extra-departmental IT," coordination and communication are required to keep things secured.
11 November 2020

Silver Peak SD-WAN Bugs Allow for Network Takeover

Silver Peak SD-WAN Bugs Allow for Network Takeover Three security vulnerabilities can be chained to enable unauthenticated remote code execution.
11 November 2020

7 Cool Cyberattack and Audit Tools to be Highlighted at Black Hat Europe

7 Cool Cyberattack and Audit Tools to be Highlighted at Black Hat Europe Platforms, open source tools, and other toolkits for penetration testers and other security practitioners will be showcased at the early December virtual event.
11 November 2020

Barracuda to Acquire Fyde for Zero-Trust Capabilities

Plans call for expanding the Barracuda CloudGen SASE platform.
11 November 2020

9 New Tactics to Spread Security Awareness

9 New Tactics to Spread Security Awareness Employees are often your first line of security defense when the bad guys come calling -- providing your workers are properly trained. Security leaders share how they're raising awareness.
11 November 2020

Nvidia Warns Windows Gamers of GeForce NOW Flaw

Nvidia Warns Windows Gamers of GeForce NOW Flaw Both Nvidia and Intel faced severe security issues this week - including a high-severity bug in Nvidia's GeForce NOW.
11 November 2020

Ragnar Locker Ransomware Gang Takes Out Facebook Ads in Key New Tactic

Ragnar Locker Ransomware Gang Takes Out Facebook Ads in Key New Tactic Following a Nov. 3 ransomware attack against Campari, Ragnar Locker group took out public Facebook ads threatening to release stolen data.
11 November 2020

Recent ransomware wave targeting Israel linked to Iranian threat actors

Israeli companies have seen an uptick in attacks and successful infections with the Pay2Key and WannaScream ransomware.
11 November 2020

Minecraft Apps on Google Play Fleece Players Out of Big Money

Minecraft Apps on Google Play Fleece Players Out of Big Money Seven mobile apps for Android sneakily charge fans of Minecraft and Roblox hundreds of dollars per month.
11 November 2020

How to Successfully Transition Software from PA-DSS to the PCI Secure Software Standard


On 28 October 2022, the Payment Application Data Security Standard (PA-DSS) program will officially close. In this blog, Jake Marcinko, PCI SSC Senior Manager, Emerging Standards, shares how PA-DSS compares to its successor, the PCI Secure Software Standard, a standard within the PCI Software Security Framework (SSF); and Tracey Harrington, PCI SSC Manager, Certification Programs, offers key timelines and suggestions on how to prepare your organization to make the transition.

11 November 2020

Former Microsoft Software Engineer Sentenced to 9 Years in Prison

The 26-year-old was convicted earlier this year of wire fraud, money laundering, and filing false tax returns, among other charges.
11 November 2020

Microsoft Patch Tuesday fixes 17 critical flaws, Windows zero‑day

The second Tuesday of the month brings another fresh batch of fixes for security vulnerabilities in various Microsoft products

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11 November 2020

Play Store identified as main distribution vector for most Android malware

Mammoth research project using Symantec (now NortonLifeLock) telemetry confirms what everyone suspected.
11 November 2020

How to Avoid Getting Killed by Ransomware

Using a series of processes, infosec pros can then tap automated data hygiene to find and fix files that attackers key in on.
11 November 2020

High-Severity Cisco DoS Flaw Can Immobilize ASR Routers

High-Severity Cisco DoS Flaw Can Immobilize ASR Routers The flaw stems from an issue with the ingress packet processing function of Cisco IOS XR software.
11 November 2020

COVID-19 Data-Sharing App Leaked Healthcare Worker Info

COVID-19 Data-Sharing App Leaked Healthcare Worker Info Philippines COVID-KAYA app allowed for unauthorized access typically protected by ‘superuser’ credentials and also may have exposed patient data.
11 November 2020

Palo Alto Networks acquires attack surface manager Expanse in $800m deal

Expanse’s platform will be added to the Cortex product suite.
11 November 2020

Avast warns of Minecraft skin, mod apps fleecing ‘millions’ of Android users

Ridiculously expensive subscriptions are costing users as much as $120 per month.
11 November 2020

Why you should keep your Netflix password to yourself

Sharing is caring – except when it isn’t. Here’s why you shouldn’t share your password for online media services with other people.

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11 November 2020

Adobe releases new security fixes for Connect, Reader Mobile

This month’s update is small in comparison to last month’s flurry of emergency fixes.
11 November 2020