Cybersecurity News


Rule of Thumb: USB Killers Pose Real Threat

They look just like a USB thumb drive, but instead of storing data, they can be used to destroy it and the device the data is saved on.
11 May 2020

Breaking news? App promises news feeds, brings DDoS attacks instead

After being targeted by an Android DDoS app, ESET seized the opportunity to analyze the attack and to help put an end to it

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11 May 2020

Zeus Sphinx revamped as coronavirus relief payment attack wave continues

The financial malware has been upgraded with new C2 setups and encryption keys.
11 May 2020

Data leak, phishing security flaws disclosed in Oracle iPlanet Web Server

Security patches will not be issued to fix the problems.
11 May 2020

Potential data breach reported at hard-hit Ontario long-term care home

  By William Knowles @c4i Senior Editor InfoSec News May 11, 2020 Ontario’s Minister of Long-term Care Dr. Merrilee Fullerton reported a potential data breach at a Pickering, Ontario long-term care home on Saturday evening on Twitter. “I’m learning of disturbing news out of Pickering’s Orchard Villa LTC home. There is a possibility of a significant privacy breach […]
11 May 2020

Microsoft and Intel project converts malware into images before analyzing it

Microsoft and Intel Labs work on STAMINA, a new deep learning approach for detecting and classifying malware.
10 May 2020

Microsoft adds protection against Reply-All email storms in Office 365

Redmond adds protection against massive "Reply-All" email storms after suffering two internal incidents in 2019 and 2020.
09 May 2020

A hacker group is selling more than 73 million user records on the dark web

Hacker group "ShinyHunters" is selling the data of 10 companies on a dark web cybercrime marketplace.
09 May 2020

DEF CON 28 in-person conference is CANCELLED

By William Knowles @c4i Senior Editor InfoSec News May 8, 2020 (Via Jeff Moss / The Dark Tangent) Why? It is not safe for people to gather in large groups for conferences, sports ball events, or clubbing now or in the foreseeable future this year. To commemorate this (hopefully) once in a lifetime event we, […]
09 May 2020

Black Hat and DEF CON security conferences to take place in a virtual format

"Defcon is canceled" meme becomes reality.
08 May 2020

US Marshals Service exposed prisoner details in security breach

Security breach took place in December 2019 and was discovered by the DOJ's JSOC team.
08 May 2020

Companies Struggle for Effective Cybersecurity

The money companies are spending on cybersecurity tools doesn't necessarily result in better security, a new survey shows.
08 May 2020

Digital Ocean says it exposed customer data after it left an internal document online

Digital Ocean says no customer servers were accessed following this security lapse.
08 May 2020

Black Hat USA, DEF CON 28 Go Virtual

Black Hat USA, DEF CON 28 Go Virtual Due to the coronavirus pandemic, there will be no in-person Black Hat USA or DEF CON conferences this year.
08 May 2020

Planning Ahead for a Secure SAP S/4HANA Migration

Experts say that the pressure to move to SAP's next-gen platform can be a big opportunity to move the needle on ERP cybersecurity.
08 May 2020

As Remote Work Becomes the Norm, Security Fight Moves to Cloud, Endpoints

A majority of firms expect to keep more employees working remotely post-pandemic, forcing businesses to undertake more comprehensive digital and cloud transformations.
08 May 2020

Cognizant expects to lose between $50m and $70m following ransomware attack

Cognizant says April ransomware incident will negatively impact Q2 revenue.
08 May 2020

Hackers Breach 3.5 Million MobiFriends Dating App Credentials

Hackers Breach 3.5 Million MobiFriends Dating App Credentials The emails, hashed passwords and usernames of 3.5 million users of the dating app MobiFriends were put up for sale on an underground forum.
08 May 2020

DocuSign Phishing Campaign Uses COVID-19 as Bait

The newly discovered campaign lures victims with a supposed file concerning the coronavirus pandemic.
08 May 2020

Report: Microsoft’s GitHub Account Gets Hacked

Report: Microsoft’s GitHub Account Gets Hacked The Shiny Hunters hacking group said it stole 500 GB of data from the tech giant’s repositories on the developer platform, which it owns.
08 May 2020