Cybersecurity News


Roblox accounts hacked with pro-Trump messages

Hackers are taking Roblox credentials leaked on Pastebin, accessing accounts, and leaving the same "Ask your parents to vote for Trump this year" message on thousands of Roblox profiles.
02 July 2020

Building Security Strategies in Sub-Saharan Africa: Trends and Concerns

Security experts discuss the rise in cybercrime affecting sub-Saharan Africa and the necessary changes to improve security.
02 July 2020

BIG-IP Vulnerabilities Could be Big Trouble for Customers

Left unpatched, pair of vulnerabilities could give attackers wide access to a victim's application delivery network.
02 July 2020

BG-IP Vulnerabilities Could be Big Trouble for Customers

Left unpatched, pair of vulnerabilities could give attackers wide access to a victim's application delivery network.
02 July 2020

Making Sense of EARN IT & LAED Bills' Implications for Crypto

After Senate Judiciary Committee pushes EARN IT Act a step closer to ratification, raising further concerns for privacy advocates, here's what to know.
02 July 2020

Anatomy of a Long-Con Phish

Anatomy of a Long-Con Phish A fraudster on LinkedIn used my online profile in an apparent attempt to pull off a wide-ranging scam business venture.
02 July 2020

Sixteen Facebook apps caught secretly sharing data with third-parties

Academic study used unique "honeytoken" emails to install Facebook apps and see which emails received emails from unrecognized senders.
02 July 2020

Considerations for Seamless CCPA Compliance

Three steps to better serve consumers, ensure maximum security, and achieve compliance with the California Consumer Privacy Act.
02 July 2020

22,900 MongoDB Databases Affected in Ransomware Attack

An attacker scanned for databases misconfigured to expose information and wiped the data, leaving a ransom note behind.
02 July 2020

Trojans, Backdoors and Droppers: The Most-Analyzed Malware

Trojans, Backdoors and Droppers: The Most-Analyzed Malware Even so, backdoors and droppers are rare in the wild.
02 July 2020

Apache Guacamole Opens Door for Total Control of Remote Footprint

Apache Guacamole Opens Door for Total Control of Remote Footprint Several vulnerabilities can be chained together for a full exploit.
02 July 2020

Facebook Privacy Glitch Gave 5K Developers Access to ‘Expired’ Data

Facebook Privacy Glitch Gave 5K Developers Access to ‘Expired’ Data Facebook has fixed a privacy issue that gave developers access to user data long after the 90-day "expiration" date.
02 July 2020

Thousands of MongoDB databases ransacked, held for ransom

The cybercriminal behind the ransom raids on almost 23,000 databases threatens to leak the data and alert GDPR regulators

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02 July 2020

V Shred data leak exposes PII, sensitive photos of fitness customers and trainers

V Shred defended the public status of its open bucket and only partially solved the problem.
02 July 2020

Lessons from COVID-19 Cyberattacks: Where Do We Go Next?

We need to learn from the attacks and attempts that have occurred in order to prepare for the future.
02 July 2020

FakeSpy Android Malware Spread Via ‘Postal-Service’ Apps

FakeSpy Android Malware Spread Via ‘Postal-Service’ Apps New ‘smishing’ campaigns from the Roaming Mantis threat group infect Android users with the FakeSpy infostealer.
02 July 2020

This is how EKANS ransomware is targeting industrial control systems

New samples of the ransomware reveal the techniques used to attack critical ICS systems.
02 July 2020

7 IoT Tips for Home Users

7 IoT Tips for Home Users Whether for business or pleasure, you're on your own once you walk into the house with a new Internet of Things device. Here's how to keep every one secure.
02 July 2020

Facebook says 5,000 app developers got user data after cutoff date

A Facebook privacy mechanism blocks apps from receiving user data if users didn't use an app for 90 days. Facebook said 5,000 apps continued to receive user data regardless.
01 July 2020

Connection discovered between Chinese hacker group APT15 and defense contractor

Lookout said it linked APT15 malware to Xi'an Tianhe Defense Technology, a Chinese defense contractor.
01 July 2020