Smart tech gifts: How to keep your kids and family safe
Cyberthreats can take the fun out of connected gadgets – here's how to make sure your children enjoy the tech without putting themselves or their family at risk
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Russian crypto-exchange Livecoin hacked after it lost control of its serversHackers gained access to the Livecoin portal and modified exchange rates to 10-15 times their normal values.
Amazon Gift Card Scam Delivers Dridex This Holiday SeasonDridex operators launch a social engineering scam that promises victims a $100 gift card but delivers a banking Trojan.
Citrix devices are being abused as DDoS attack vectorsCitrix says it's working on a fix, expected next year.
Windows Zero-Day Still Circulating After Faulty FixThe LPE bug could allow an attacker to install programs; view, change, or delete data; or create new accounts with full user rights.
Quarterbacking Vulnerability RemediationIt's time that security got out of the armchair and out on the field.
HelpSystems Acquires Data Security Firm VeraThe purchase is intended to increase London-based HelpSystems' file collaboration security capabilities.
Delivering Santa from Third-Party Risk2020 has made even St. Nick susceptible to the risks associated with the coronavirus pandemic. Fortunately, cybersecurity experts are ready to help the merry old elf with advice on reducing risks to his global operations.
Microsoft, McAfee, Rapid7, and Others Form New Ransomware Task ForceIndustry group wants to get a framework in the hands of the new administration's cybersecurity officials by early spring 2021.
White Ops Announces Its AcquisitionA group including Goldman Sachs Merchant Banking Division, ClearSky Security, and NightDragon has purchased the human verification technology company.
Lazarus Group Hits COVID-19 Vaccine-Maker in Espionage AttackThe nation-state actor is looking to speed up vaccine development efforts in North Korea.
Data breach hits 30,000 signed up to workplace pensions provider
Fraud worries as UK company Now:Pensions says ‘third-party contractor’ posted personal details of clients to online public forum
About 30,000 customers of Now:Pensions face an anxious Christmas after a serious data breach at the pensions provider led to their sensitive personal details being posted on the internet.
In an email sent to affected customers, the workplace pensions firm warned that names, postal and email addresses, birth dates and National Insurance numbers all appeared in a public forum online.Continue reading...
Lazarus Group Seeks Intelligence Related to COVID-19Researchers attribute attacks targeting a pharmaceutical company and a government ministry related to COVID-19 response.
Third-Party APIs: How to Prevent Enumeration AttacksJason Kent, hacker-in-residence at Cequence, walks through online-retail card fraud and what to do about it.
Hey Alexa, Who Am I Messaging?Research shows that microphones on digital assistants are sensitive enough to record what someone is typing on a smartphone to steal PINs and other sensitive info.
Emotet Returns to Hit 100K Mailboxes Per DayJust in time for the Christmas holiday, Emotet is sending the gift of Trickbot.
Enterprise IoT Security Is a Supply Chain ProblemOrganizations that wish to take advantage of the potential benefits of IoT systems in enterprise environments should start evaluating third-party risk during the acquisition process.
7 ways malware can get into your device
You know that malware is bad, but are you also aware of the various common ways in which it can infiltrate your devices?
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