Cybersecurity News


Skimming code battle on NutriBullet website may have risked customer credit card data

The cat-and-mouse game between skimmer installation and removal carried on for weeks.
18 March 2020

Google APP users won't be allowed to install apps from outside the Play Store

Some exceptions exist, but Google users enrolled in the Advanced Protection Program won't be able to install Android apps from third-party apps stores anymore.
18 March 2020

VMware patches privilege escalation vulnerability in Fusion, Horizon

Exploits to root systems with Fusion, VMRC or Horizon Client installations were possible.
18 March 2020

Was your Facebook post on the coronavirus deleted? This is why

Anti-spam issues prompted accusations of censorship.
18 March 2020

Magecart Cyberattack Targets NutriBullet Website

Magecart Cyberattack Targets NutriBullet Website Researchers warn that a Magecart group has set up skimmers on the blender manufacturer's website, in hopes of stealing customer payment-card data.
18 March 2020

Two Trend Micro zero-days exploited in the wild by hackers

Patches for both zero-days were released on Monday, along with fixes for three other similarly critical vulnerabilities.
17 March 2020

Coronavirus Widens the Money Mule Pool

With many people being laid off or working from home thanks to the Coronavirus pandemic, cybercrooks are almost certain to have more than their usual share of recruitable "money mules" -- people who get roped into money laundering schemes under the pretense of a work-at-home job offer. Here's the story of one upstart mule factory that spoofs a major nonprofit and tells new employees they'll be collecting and transmitting donations for an international "Coronavirus Relief Fund."
17 March 2020

A COVID-19 Cybersecurity Poll: Securing a Remote Workforce

A COVID-19 Cybersecurity Poll: Securing a Remote Workforce COVID-19 is changing how we work. Weigh in on how your organization is securing its remote footprint with our short Threatpost poll.
17 March 2020

This Stalkerware Delivers Extra-Creepy Features

This Stalkerware Delivers Extra-Creepy Features Stalkerware called Monitor Minor gives users the ability to creep on a target’s missives swapped via Instagram, Skype and Snapchat.
17 March 2020

Attorney General Directs DoJ to Prioritize Coronavirus Crime

Criminal activity related to the pandemic cannot be tolerated, William Barr states in memo.
17 March 2020

FBI warns of human traffickers luring victims on dating apps

The warning highlights one of the potential risks associated with revealing too much private information online

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17 March 2020

TrickBot Module Takes Aim at Remote Desktops

The module, still in development, focuses on compromising Windows systems by brute-forcing accounts via the Remote Desktop Protocol.
17 March 2020

Startup Offering Secure Access to Corporate Apps Emerges from Stealth

Axis Security has raised $17 million in VC funding.
17 March 2020

Women in Payments: Q&A with Marie-Christine Vittet


For Marie-Christine Vittet, cybersecurity is more than a job, it’s a way of life. In this month’s blog series, Vittet describes how data protection has become a part of her DNA.   

17 March 2020

Security Lessons We've Learned (So Far) from COVID-19

Security Lessons We've Learned (So Far) from COVID-19 Takeaways about fighting new fires, securely enabling remote workforces, and human nature during difficult times.
17 March 2020

This Tax Season, Save the Scorn and Protect Customers from Phishing Scams

As security professionals, it's easy to get cynical about the continued proliferation of tax ID theft and blame the consumers themselves. But that doesn't help anyone.
17 March 2020

WordPress and Apache Struts account for 55% of all weaponized vulnerabilities

Comprehensive study looks at the most attacked web technologies of the last decade.
17 March 2020

Remote Workforce Jumps 15% In Two Weeks

Netskope reports the total number of remote employees is the highest it has ever observed.
17 March 2020

APT36 Taps Coronavirus as ‘Golden Opportunity’ to Spread Crimson RAT

APT36 Taps Coronavirus as ‘Golden Opportunity’ to Spread Crimson RAT The Pakistani-linked APT has been spotted infecting victims with data exfiltration malware.
17 March 2020

InfoSec Pros Uncertain About Relationships With Partner Security Teams

InfoSec Pros Uncertain About Relationships With Partner Security Teams Only half of respondents to a recent Dark Reading study felt confident that their third-party business partners would, at least, tell them if a compromise occurred.
17 March 2020