Cybersecurity News


Top MSP Challenges in 2021

Top MSP Challenges in 2021 At SafeDNS, we see three entangled hurdles for MSPs in 2021 and the coming years— tied with the current economic uncertainty and somewhat linked to the pandemic.
16 March 2021

SEC charges US trader for allegedly abusing Twitter to pump cannabis penny stock prices

The agency says social media was used in an alleged pump-and-dump scam.
16 March 2021

Microsoft releases one-click mitigation tool for Exchange Server hacks

Another tool is at the disposal of admins struggling to protect their systems.
16 March 2021

DDoS's Evolution Doesn't Require a Security Evolution

DDoS's Evolution Doesn't Require a Security Evolution They may have grown in sophistication, with more widespread consequences, yet today's distributed denial-of-service attacks can still be fought with conventional tools.
15 March 2021

Buffalo Public Schools Cancel Classes Due to Ransomware

The FBI is investigating the March 12 attack that disrupted the school system's phased reopening this week.
15 March 2021

CISA Updates Microsoft Exchange Advisory to Include China Chopper

US officials warn organizations of China Chopper Web shells as new data sheds light on how the Exchange Server exploits have grown.
15 March 2021

Cybersecurity Bug-Hunting Sparks Enterprise Confidence

Cybersecurity Bug-Hunting Sparks Enterprise Confidence A survey from Intel shows that most organizations prefer tech providers to have proactive security, but few meet security expectations.
15 March 2021

Cyberattacks See Fundamental Changes, A Year into COVID-19

Cyberattacks See Fundamental Changes, A Year into COVID-19 A year after COVID-19 was officially determined to be a pandemic, the methods and tactics used by cybercriminals have drastically changed.
15 March 2021

Lookout Acquires SASE Cloud Provider CipherCloud

Deal signals a focus on the cloud for mobile security firm.
15 March 2021

Paving the way: Inspiring Women in Payments - A Q&A featuring Cindy vanBree

 

She’s been recognized by U.S. agency heads for her award-winning contributions to national security. But, when Cindy vanBree retired from the Defense Aerospace sector after a long career, she wasn’t ready to stop working. In this edition of our blog, Cindy explains how she found continued success by following her passion into consultancy and why it’s never too late to start over again. In fact, in Cindy’s case, some careers even come full circle; through her continuing education, she will once again leverage her Defense Sector experience after having been recently certified as a Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) Registered Practitioner.

15 March 2021

Google Warns Mac, Windows Users of Chrome Zero-Day Flaw

Google Warns Mac, Windows Users of Chrome Zero-Day Flaw The use-after-free vulnerability is the third Google Chrome zero-day flaw to be disclosed in three months.
15 March 2021

Name That Toon: Something Seems Afoul

Name That Toon: Something Seems Afoul Dark Reading's March cartoon caption contest is here, along with a few new feathered friends.
15 March 2021

Google fails to quash Incognito mode user tracking, privacy lawsuit

The company may now have to fight against user privacy violation claims in court.
15 March 2021

How to Choose the Right Cybersecurity Framework

Cybersecurity frameworks can help reduce your risk of supply chain attacks and increase your competitive advantage.
15 March 2021

Verkada Breach Demonstrates Danger of Overprivileged Users

In re-evaluating supply chains, companies should classify vendors with super admin privileges to devices or backdoors as a significant threat.
15 March 2021

WeLeakInfo Leaked Customer Payment Info

A little over a year ago, the FBI and law enforcement partners overseas seized WeLeakInfo[.]com, a wildly popular service that sold access to more than 12 billion usernames and passwords stolen from thousands of hacked websites. In an ironic turn of events, a lapsed domain registration tied to WeLeakInfo let someone plunder and publish account data for 23,000 people who paid to access the service with a credit card.
15 March 2021

Hafnium’s China Chopper: a ‘slick’ and tiny web shell for creating server backdoors

Hafnium has been linked to recent attacks on Microsoft Exchange Server.
15 March 2021

Microsoft investigates potential ties between partner security firm, Exchange Server attack code leak

Exploit tools used in widespread attacks reportedly are similar to PoC code privately distributed by Microsoft to vendors.
15 March 2021

PayPal fraud: What merchants should know

From overpayment to shipping scams, what are some of the most common threats that merchants using PayPal should watch out for?

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15 March 2021

Sky Global CEO indicted over encrypted chat drug trafficking, calls allegations an 'outrage'

The executive says the indictment highlights the “vilification” of anyone “who takes a stance against unwarranted surveillance.”
15 March 2021