Cybersecurity News


Why Data Ethics is a Growing CISO Priority

Why Data Ethics is a Growing CISO Priority With data collection growing, and increased concern about how it is handled, a synergy between security and data teams will be essential.
03 August 2020

Netgear Won’t Patch 45 Router Models Vulnerable to Serious Flaw

Netgear Won’t Patch 45 Router Models Vulnerable to Serious Flaw Almost two months after a high-severity flaw was disclosed - and seven months after it was first reported - Netgear has yet to issue fixes for 45 of its router models.
03 August 2020

Omdia Cybersecurity Accelerator Analysts to Take Part in Black Hat USA 2020

Analysts will participate in the Black Hat Briefings, taking place Aug. 4-6, discussing cybersecurity research, offering exclusive video presentations, and meeting with vendors and attendees.
03 August 2020

CISA, DOD, FBI expose new Chinese malware strain named Taidoor

US government agencies say the Taidoor remote access trojan (RAT) has been used as far back as 2008.
03 August 2020

Garmin Pays Up to Evil Corp After Ransomware Attack — Reports

Garmin Pays Up to Evil Corp After Ransomware Attack — Reports The ransom for the decryptor key in the WastedLocker attack could have topped $10 million, sources said.
03 August 2020

Travel Management Firm CWT Pays $4.5M to Ransomware Attackers

Attackers claimed to steal two terabytes of files including financial reports, security files, and employees' personal data.
03 August 2020

Black Hat USA 2020: Critical Meetup.com Flaws Reveal Common AppSec Holes

Black Hat USA 2020: Critical Meetup.com Flaws Reveal Common AppSec Holes With Black Hat USA 2020 kicking off this week, Erez Yalon with Checkmarx talks about newly disclosed, critical vulnerabilities in Meetup.com - and why they are the "holy grail" for attackers.
03 August 2020

BlackBerry releases new security tool for reverse-engineering PE files

BlackBerry open-sources PE Tree, a new malware reverse-engineering tool for analyzing Portable Executable (PE) files.
03 August 2020

NetWalker ransomware gang has made $25 million since March 2020

The NetWalker gang has established itself as one of the most dangerous ransomware groups out there.
03 August 2020

A Patriotic Solution to the Cybersecurity Skills Shortage

Why now is the right time for the security industry to invest in the human capital that will make technology better, smarter, and safer.
03 August 2020

Meetup Critical Flaws Allow ‘Group’ Takeover, Payment Theft

Meetup Critical Flaws Allow ‘Group’ Takeover, Payment Theft Researchers disclosed critical flaws in the popular Meetup service at Black Hat USA 2020 this week, which could allow takeover of Meetup "Groups."
03 August 2020

How Should I Securely Destroy/Discard My Devices?

How Should I Securely Destroy/Discard My Devices? While it is possible to do data destruction in-house, doing it correctly and at scale can be tedious.
03 August 2020

2gether hacked: €1.2m in cryptocurrency stolen, native tokens offered in exchange

Almost a third of funds stored in cryptocurrency investment accounts have been taken.
03 August 2020

GandCrab ransomware distributor arrested in Belarus

Creator of the actual ransomware still at large.
03 August 2020

Google: Eleven zero-days detected in the wild in the first half of 2020

A report from Google's Project Zero also looks at 2019 zero-day statistics and draws some interesting conclusions.
02 August 2020

Phishing campaigns, from first to last victim, take 21h on average

Most phishing victims experience a fraudulent transaction around 5 days after getting phished, new research shows.
01 August 2020

Author of FastPOS malware revealed, pleads guilty

A 30-year-old Moldovan man admitted this month to creating the FastPOS malware.
01 August 2020

How the FBI tracked down the Twitter hackers

A timeline of the Twitter hack composed from court documents published today.
31 July 2020

Three Charged in July 15 Twitter Compromise

Three individuals have been charged for their alleged roles in the July 15 hack on Twitter, an incident that resulted in Twitter profiles for some of the world's most recognizable celebrities, executives and public figures sending out tweets advertising a bitcoin scam. 
31 July 2020

4 Unpatched Bugs Plague Grandstream ATAs for VoIP Users

4 Unpatched Bugs Plague Grandstream ATAs for VoIP Users The flaws have been confirmed by Grandstream, but no firmware update has yet been issued.
31 July 2020