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Cybersecurity Advent Calendar: Let Santa in, keep hackers out!

Santa will soon come down the chimney, but there are potential entry points into your home and digital life that you should never leave open

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04 December 2020

Ransomware attack cripples Vancouver public transportation agency

TransLink customers left unable to use the agency's public ticketing kiosks and cards for two days.
04 December 2020

Assessing Cybersecurity Risk in Today's Enterprises

Assessing Cybersecurity Risk in Today's Enterprises COVID-19 has created a new IT paradigm in the enterprise - and a new level of cybersecurity risk. This report offers a look at how enterprises are assessing and managing cyber-risk under the new normal.
04 December 2020

Edward Snowden asks Trump to pardon Wikileaks founder Julian Assange

Snowden claims the pardon would save Assange's life.
03 December 2020

Potential Nation-State Actor Targets COVID-19 Vaccine Supply Chain

Companies involved in technologies for keeping vaccines cold enough for safe storage and transportation are being targeted in a sophisticated spear-phishing campaign, IBM says.
03 December 2020

TrickBot's New Tactic Threatens Firmware

A newly discovered module checks machines for flaws in the UEFI/BIOS firmware so malware can evade detection and persist on a device.
03 December 2020

Researchers Discover New Obfuscation-As-a-Service Platform

Researchers detail how a Android APK obfuscation service automates detection evasion for highly malicious apps.
03 December 2020

Kmart, Latest Victim of Egregor Ransomware – Report

Kmart, Latest Victim of Egregor Ransomware – Report The struggling retailer's back-end services have been impacted, according to a report, just in time for the holidays.
03 December 2020

Common Container Manager Is Vulnerable to Dangerous Exploit

Container manager vulnerability is one of several weaknesses and vulnerabilities recently disclosed for Docker.
03 December 2020

Cloud Security Threats for 2021

Most of these issues can be remediated, but many users and administrators don't find out about them until it's too late.
03 December 2020

TrickBot Returns with a Vengeance, Sporting Rare Bootkit Functions

TrickBot Returns with a Vengeance, Sporting Rare Bootkit Functions A new "TrickBoot" module scans for vulnerable firmware and has the ability to read, write and erase it on devices.
03 December 2020

Dell announces new protections for its PC and server supply chain

Dell to start using tamper-evident seals during physical transport and provide a software reset feature to wipe hard-drives before customer deployment.
03 December 2020

US Officials Take Action Against 2,300 Money Mules

Eight federal law enforcement agencies participated in the Money Mule Initiative, a global crackdown on money laundering.
03 December 2020

iPhone hack allowed device takeover via Wi‑Fi

Using a zero-click exploit, an attacker could have taken complete control of any iPhone within Wi-Fi range in seconds

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03 December 2020

Researchers Bypass Next-Generation Endpoint Protection

Machine learning-based products can be tricked to classify malware as a legitimate file, new findings show.
03 December 2020

DeathStalker APT Spices Things Up with PowerPepper Malware

DeathStalker APT Spices Things Up with PowerPepper Malware A raft of obfuscation techniques turn the heat up for the hacking-for-hire operation.
03 December 2020

Reverse Engineering Tools: Evaluating the True Cost

Reverse Engineering Tools: Evaluating the True Cost Breaking down the true cost of software tools in the context of reverse engineering and debugging may not be as clear-cut as it appears.
03 December 2020

Cyberattacks Target COVID-19 Vaccine ‘Cold-Chain’ Orgs

Cyberattacks Target COVID-19 Vaccine ‘Cold-Chain’ Orgs Cybercriminals try to steal the credentials of top companies associated with the COVID-19 vaccine supply chain in an espionage effort.
03 December 2020

As Modern Mobile Enables Remote Work, It Also Demands Security

As Modern Mobile Enables Remote Work, It Also Demands Security Smartphones, tablets, collaboration apps and other modern framework tools are critical to maintaining productivity remotely, but they also demand an integrated security strategy purpose-built for mobile devices. The coronavirus pandemic has completely upended the way we work, educate and socialize. Soon after the rapid onset of the virus, organizations were forced to fully adopt work-from-home […]
03 December 2020

From FUD to Fix: Why the CISO-Vendor Partnership Needs to Change Now

CISOs and their staffs are up against too many systems, screens, and alerts, with too few solutions to effectively address pain points.
03 December 2020