Cybersecurity News


'Patch ASAP': Cisco Issues Updates for Routers, VPN Firewall

Cisco issues five critical security patches among a batch of some 31 updates.
15 July 2020

Vulns in Open Source EHR Puts Patient Health Data at Risk

Five high-risk flaws in health IT software from LibreHealth, a researcher at Bishop Fox finds.
15 July 2020

How Nanotechnology Will Disrupt Cybersecurity

Tangible solutions related to cryptography, intelligent threat detection and consumer security are closer than you think.
15 July 2020

Brazil’s Banking Trojans Go Global

Brazil’s Banking Trojans Go Global Four sophisticated malware families are ramping up their techniques and actively spreading to new countries, including the U.S.
15 July 2020

Microsoft patches critical, wormable flaw in Windows DNS Server

The company urges organizations to waste no time in installing updates to fix the vulnerability that rates a ‘perfect’ 10 on the severity scale

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15 July 2020

Firefox on Android: Camera remains active when phone is locked or the user switches apps

Mozilla says it will fix the bug later this year, in October.
15 July 2020

Top 5 Questions (and Answers) About GRC Technology

For the first time in a long time, we must shift from managing localized risks against a landscape of economic growth to managing those issues under much less certain circumstances.
15 July 2020

Report: CIA received more offensive hacking powers in 2018

In 2018, US President Trump gave the CIA more powers to carry out covert cyber operations resulting in several hacks and data dumps from Iranian and Russian spy agencies.
15 July 2020

Report: CIA most likely behind APT34 and FSB hacks and data dumps

In 2018, US President Trump gave the CIA more powers to carry out covert cyber operations resulting in several hacks and data dumps from Iranian and Russian spy agencies.
15 July 2020

Report: CIA behind APT34 and FSB hacks and data dumps

In 2018, US President Trump gave the CIA more powers to carry out covert cyber operations resulting in several hacks and data dumps from Iranian and Russian spy agencies.
15 July 2020

The TLS 1.2 Deadline is Looming, Do You Have Your Act Together?

The TLS 1.2 Deadline is Looming, Do You Have Your Act Together? Sectors such as Education (47%), Energy (40%), and Public Administration (37%) have struggled to implement TLS 1.2 protocols
15 July 2020

Stay on the Cutting Edge of Mobile Security

Here are some of the mobile-focused Briefings, Trainings, and Arsenal tools that will be explored at Black Hat USA.
15 July 2020

Details of 142 million MGM hotel guests selling for US$2,900

It appears that the July 2019 breach at MGM Resorts affected far more people than initially thought

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15 July 2020

Mobile security threats amid COVID‑19 and beyond: A Q&A with Lukas Stefanko

ESET malware researcher Lukas Stefanko gives us a peek behind the scenes of his analysis of CryCryptor ransomware and puts the threat into a broader context

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15 July 2020

DevSecOps Requires a Different Approach to Security

Breaking applications into microservices means more difficulty in gaining good visibility into runtime security and performance issues, says startup Traceable.
14 July 2020

‘Wormable’ Flaw Leads July Microsoft Patches

Microsoft today released updates to plug a whopping 123 security holes in Windows and related software, including fixes for a critical, "wormable" flaw in Windows Server versions that Microsoft says is likely to be exploited soon. While this particular weakness mainly affects enterprises, July's care package from Redmond has a little something for everyone. So if you're a Windows (ab)user, it's time once again to back up and patch up (preferably in that order).
14 July 2020

Microsoft Patches Wormable RCE Flaw in Windows DNS Servers

Patch Tuesday security updates address a critical vulnerability in Windows DNS Servers, which researchers believe is likely to be exploited.
14 July 2020

Microsoft Tackles 123 Fixes for July Patch Tuesday

Microsoft Tackles 123 Fixes for July Patch Tuesday Eighteen critical bugs, impacting Windows Server, Office and Outlook, were fixed as part of the patch roundup.
14 July 2020

Chrome 84 released with support for blocking notification popups on spammy sites

Other new features that shipped with Chrome 84 include a new animations engine and a one-tap system for importing SMS passcodes into Chrome web forms.
14 July 2020

Critical DNS Bug Opens Windows Servers to Infrastructure Hijacking

Critical DNS Bug Opens Windows Servers to Infrastructure Hijacking Microsoft gives the ‘wormable’ flaw a security rating of 10 – the most severe warning possible.
14 July 2020