Cybersecurity News


Transmit Security Announces $543M Series A Funding Round

The passwordless technology provider says the funding will be used to increase its reach and expand primary business functions.
22 June 2021

Paving the way: Inspiring Women in Payments - A Q&A featuring Sherri Collis

 

Sherri Collis spent most of her career as the lone female in the conference room, occupying roles more regularly filled by men. She was overlooked for training opportunities. She was passed up for promotions. But these experiences only fueled her drive to achieve success. In this edition of our blog, Sherri explains that, contrary to popular belief, women do not need to have 100% of the qualifications to do the job and still be successful.

22 June 2021

Email Bug Allows Message Snooping, Credential Theft

Email Bug Allows Message Snooping, Credential Theft A year-old proof-of-concept attack that allows an attacker to bypass TLS email protections to snoop on messages has been patched.
22 June 2021

Chart: Strength in Numbers

Chart: Strength in Numbers More companies are heeding expert advice to beef up their incident-response teams.
22 June 2021

NSA Funds Development & Release of D3FEND Framework

The framework, now available through MITRE, provides countermeasures to attacks.
22 June 2021

Identity Eclipses Malware Detection at RSAC Startup Competition

All 10 finalists in the Innovation Sandbox were focused on identity, rather than security's mainstay for the last 20 years: Malware detection.
22 June 2021

Majority of Web Apps in 11 Industries Are Vulnerable All the Time

Serious vulnerabilities exist every day in certain industries, including utilities, public administration, and professional services, according to testing data.
22 June 2021

Kids’ Apps on Google Play Rife with Privacy Violations

Kids’ Apps on Google Play Rife with Privacy Violations One in five of the most-popular apps for kids under 13 on Google Play don't comply with COPPA regulations on how children's information is collected and used.
22 June 2021

Lexmark Printers Open to Arbitrary Code-Execution Zero-Day

Lexmark Printers Open to Arbitrary Code-Execution Zero-Day “No remedy available as of June 21, 2021," according to the researcher who discovered the easy-to-exploit, no-user-action-required bug.
22 June 2021

7 Powerful Cybersecurity Skills the Energy Sector Needs Most

7 Powerful Cybersecurity Skills the Energy Sector Needs Most Those looking to join the fight might want to polish up or acquire some (or all) of these hottest skills on the market.
22 June 2021

Does Your Cyberattack Plan Include a Crisis Communications Strategy? 5 Tips to Get Started

Don't overlook crisis communications in your cybersecurity incident response planning.
22 June 2021

Six Flags to Pay $36M Over Collection of Fingerprints

Six Flags to Pay $36M Over Collection of Fingerprints Illinois Supreme Court rules in favor of class action against company’s practice of scanning people’s fingers when they enter amusement parks.
22 June 2021

Did Companies Fail to Disclose Being Affected by SolarWinds Breach?

The SEC has sent out letters to some investment firms and publicly listed companies seeking information, Reuters says.
21 June 2021

Software-Container Supply Chain Sees Spike in Attacks

Attackers target companies' container supply chain, driving a sixfold increase in a year, aiming to steal processing time for cryptomining and compromise cloud infrastructure.
21 June 2021

Wegmans Exposes Customer Data in Misconfigured Databases

Wegmans Exposes Customer Data in Misconfigured Databases Cleanup in aisle "Oops": The supermarket chain said that it misconfigured two cloud databases, exposing customer data to public scrutiny.
21 June 2021

Data Leaked in Fertility Clinic Ransomware Attack

Reproductive Biology Associates says the data of 38,000 patients may have been compromised in the April cyberattack.
21 June 2021

Bugs in NVIDIA’s Jetson Chipset Opens Door to DoS Attacks, Data Theft

Bugs in NVIDIA’s Jetson Chipset Opens Door to DoS Attacks, Data Theft Chipmaker patches nine high-severity bugs in its Jetson SoC framework tied to the way it handles low-level cryptographic algorithms.
21 June 2021

Baltimore County Public Schools' Ransomware Recovery Tops $8M

The school district has spent seven months and a reported $8.1 million recovering from the November attack.
21 June 2021

Embryology Data Breach Follows Fertility Clinic Ransomware Hit

Embryology Data Breach Follows Fertility Clinic Ransomware Hit Approximately 38,000 of RBA's customers had their embryology data stolen by a ransomware gang.
21 June 2021

How Cyber Safe is Your Drinking Water Supply?

Amid multiple recent reports of hackers breaking into and tampering with drinking water treatment systems comes a new industry survey with some sobering findings: A majority of the 52,000 separate drinking water systems in the United States still haven't inventoried some or any of their information technology systems -- a basic first step in protecting networks from cyberattacks.
21 June 2021