Cybersecurity News


Shoring Up the 2020 Election: Secure Vote Tallies Aren’t the Problem

Shoring Up the 2020 Election: Secure Vote Tallies Aren’t the Problem With many in the public sphere warning about a potential compromise of the integrity of the Presidential Election, security researchers instead flag online resources and influence campaigns as the biggest problem areas.
25 August 2020

Lazarus group strikes cryptocurrency firm through LinkedIn job adverts

A system administrator proved to be the weak link, opening the door for Lazarus to attack.
25 August 2020

Security researcher discloses Safari bug after Apple's delays patch

Safari bug could be abused to leak or steal files from users' devices.
24 August 2020

Security researcher discloses Safari bug after Apple delays patch

Safari bug could be abused to leak or steal files from users' devices.
24 August 2020

MITRE Releases 'Shield' Active Defense Framework

Free knowledge base offers techniques and tactics for engaging with and better defending against network intruders.
24 August 2020

Google Fixes High-Severity Chrome Browser Code Execution Bug

Google Fixes High-Severity Chrome Browser Code Execution Bug The high-severity flaw, which was patched in the latest version of Google's Chrome browser, could allow code execution.
24 August 2020

CISA Releases 5G Security Guidelines

The new document defines lines of effort for developing security for the growing 5G network.
24 August 2020

Attackers Use Unicode & HTML to Bypass Email Security Tools

Researchers spot cybercriminals using new techniques to help malicious phishing emails slip past detection tools.
24 August 2020

iOS SDK caught stealing click revenue from other ad networks

The suspicious iOS SDK is used by more than 1,200 apps, with 300 million downloads/month.
24 August 2020

Report claims a popular iOS SDK is stealing click revenue from other ad networks

The suspicious iOS SDK is used by more than 1,200 apps, with 300 million downloads/month.
24 August 2020

DeathStalker APT Targets SMBs with Cyber Espionage

The hacker-for-hire group, operating since at least 2012, primarily targets financial firms.
24 August 2020

Iran-Linked ‘Newbie’ Hackers Spread Dharma Ransomware Via RDP Ports

Iran-Linked ‘Newbie’ Hackers Spread Dharma Ransomware Via RDP Ports The recent Dharma campaign by Iran-linked script kiddies shows that the ransomware is being spread not just by sophisticated, state-sponsored actors anymore.
24 August 2020

Large Ad Network Collects Private Activity Data, Reroutes Clicks

A Chinese mobile advertising firm has modified code in the software development kit included in more than 1,200 apps, maliciously collecting user activity and performing ad fraud, says Snyk, a software security firm.
24 August 2020

Dark Reading Launches New Section on Physical Security

Partnership with IFSEC enables Dark Reading to cover new areas of security and expand its audience.
24 August 2020

New Cybersecurity Code of Practice for Installers Unveiled by BSIA

The British Security Industry Association's (BSIA) cybersecurity group has released a new code of practice for installers responsible for safety and security systems.
24 August 2020

Why Should Physical Security Professionals Learn Cybersecurity Skills?

In the first of a series of columns set to be hosted exclusively on IFSEC Global, Sarb Sembhi, CISM, CTO & CISO, Virtually Informed outlines why physical security professionals should be investing in their cyber security skillset.
24 August 2020

Huawei Role in UK 5G Network Set to Be Removed

The Digital Secretary for the UK, Oliver Dowden, has told the House of Commons that Huawei is set to be stripped of its role in the county's 5G network due to security concerns.
24 August 2020

Average Cost of a Data Breach in 2020: $3.86M

When companies defend themselves against cyberattacks, time is money.
24 August 2020

Group of unskilled Iranian hackers behind recent attacks with Dharma ransomware

Security firm Group-IB says the hackers have been targeting companies in Russia, Japan, China, and India.
24 August 2020

APIs Are the Next Frontier in Cybercrime

APIs Are the Next Frontier in Cybercrime APIs make your systems easier to run -- and make it easier for hackers, too.
24 August 2020