Cybersecurity News


How to Better Secure Your Microsoft 365 Environment

How to Better Secure Your Microsoft 365 Environment Security experts offer Microsoft 365 security guidance as more attackers target enterprise cloud environments.
25 January 2021

2020's COVID Accelerated Digitalization Demands Stronger Cybersecurity in 2021

As critical infrastructure faces increasing and sophisticated attacks, these trends will enable the energy sector to shore up its cybersecurity defenses.
25 January 2021

Data of BuyUcoin cryptocurrency exchange traders allegedly leaked online

A customer update, since removed, claimed the leak was “dummy data.”
25 January 2021

Comparing Different AI Approaches to Email Security

Comparing Different AI Approaches to Email Security Get to know the difference between "supervised" and "unsupervised" machine learning.
25 January 2021

DreamBus botnet targets enterprise apps running on Linux servers

DreamBus botnet uses exploits and brute-force to target PostgreSQL, Redis, SaltStack, Hadoop, Spark, and others.
25 January 2021

Tesla sues ex-employee over alleged 'brazen' theft of confidential code, files

The court case claims an engineer swiped files and then tried to delete the evidence.
25 January 2021

Insurers 'funding organised crime' by paying ransomware claims

Insurers 'funding organised crime' by paying ransomware claims

Exclusive: former cybersecurity chief calls for law change and warns situation is ‘close to getting out of control’

Insurers are inadvertently funding organised crime by paying out claims from companies who have paid ransoms to regain access to data and systems after a hacking attack, Britain’s former top cybersecurity official has warned.

Ciaran Martin, who ran the National Cyber Security Centre until last August, said he feared that so-called ransomware was “close to getting out of control” and that there was a risk that NHS systems could be hit during the pandemic.

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24 January 2021

Hacker leaks data of 2.28 million dating site users

Data belongs to dating site MeetMindful and includes everything from real names to Facebook account tokens, and from email addresses and geo-location information.
24 January 2021

Rogue CCTV technician spied on hundreds of customers during intimate moments

Prosecutors said the technician accessed more than 200 customer CCTV systems on more than 9,600 occasions to spy on them getting naked and engaging in sexual activity.
23 January 2021

SonicWall says it was hacked using zero-days in its own products

The networking device vendor has published a series of mitigations as it's investigating the incident and preparing patches.
23 January 2021

Intel Confirms Unauthorized Access of Earnings-Related Data

News likely contributed to slide of over 9% in chipmaker's stock at one point Friday.
22 January 2021

Microsoft Edge, Google Chrome Roll Out Password Protection Tools

Microsoft Edge, Google Chrome Roll Out Password Protection Tools The new tools on Chrome and Edge will make it easier for browser users to discover - and change - compromised passwords.
22 January 2021

Amazon Kindle RCE Attack Starts with an Email

Amazon Kindle RCE Attack Starts with an Email The "KindleDrip" attack would have allowed attackers to siphon money from unsuspecting victims.
22 January 2021

Speed of Digital Transformation May Lead to Greater App Vulnerabilities

The fastest-moving industries are struggling to produce secure code, according to AppSec experts.
22 January 2021

How Cybersecurity Newbs Can Start Out on the Right Foot

How Cybersecurity Newbs Can Start Out on the Right Foot Cybersecurity experts share their savvy tips and useful resources for infosec hopefuls.
22 January 2021

ADT Tech Hacks Home-Security Cameras to Spy on Women

ADT Tech Hacks Home-Security Cameras to Spy on Women A former ADT employee pleads guilty of accessing customers’ cameras so he could spy on them.
22 January 2021

Discord-Stealing Malware Invades npm Packages

Discord-Stealing Malware Invades npm Packages The CursedGrabber malware has infiltrated the open-source software code repository.
22 January 2021

Ransomware Attackers Publish 4K Private Scottish Gov Agency Files

Ransomware Attackers Publish 4K Private Scottish Gov Agency Files Up to 4,000 stolen files have been released by hackers who launched a ransomware attack against the Scottish Environmental Protection Agency on Christmas Eve.
22 January 2021

FSB warns of US cyberattacks after Biden administration comments

Unclear if political trolling or actual fear.
22 January 2021

Week in security with Tony Anscombe

ESET research analyzes the Vadokrist banking trojan – Beware smishing scams – WhatsApp postpones privacy policy changes

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22 January 2021