Cybersecurity News


New Social Security Scam Spoofs Government Badges

Criminals text or email photos of fake government identification badges to trick people into sending money.
04 March 2021

National Surveillance Camera Rollout Roils Privacy Activists

National Surveillance Camera Rollout Roils Privacy Activists TALON, a network of smart, connected security cameras developed by the Atlanta-based startup and installed by law enforcement around the country, raises surveillance-related privacy concerns.
04 March 2021

Paving the way: Inspiring Women in Payments - A podcast featuring Natasja Bolton

 

With more than 20 years in the technology industry, Natasja Bolton’s experience has largely been a positive one where she has felt supported by her male peers, teachers, and managers along the way. But where the technology world does itself a disservice to women, she says, is by not advertising the scale of the industry and the variety of jobs that are out there. In this edition of our podcast, Natasja explains why the perception of the industry might be one of the barriers for women.

04 March 2021

CISA Orders Federal Agencies to Patch Exchange Servers

CISA Orders Federal Agencies to Patch Exchange Servers Espionage attacks exploiting the just-patched remote code-execution security bugs in Microsoft Exchange servers are quickly spreading.
04 March 2021

Qualys Is the Latest Victim of Accellion Data Breach

Security vendor confirms attackers exploited a previously disclosed vulnerability in the enterprise firewall technology to breach its network.
04 March 2021

COVID-19 Vaccine Spear-Phishing Attacks Jump 26 Percent

COVID-19 Vaccine Spear-Phishing Attacks Jump 26 Percent Cybercriminals are using the COVID-19 vaccine to steal Microsoft credentials, infect systems with malware and bilk victims out of hundreds of dollars.
04 March 2021

Three Top Russian Cybercrime Forums Hacked

Over the past few weeks, three of the longest running and most venerated Russian-language online forums serving thousands of experienced cybercriminals have been hacked. In two of the intrusions, the attackers made off with the forums' user databases, including email and Internet addresses and hashed passwords.
04 March 2021

Why We Need More Blue Team Voices at the Table

The red team draws attention, but the blue team has the expertise to keep networks secure day in and day out.
04 March 2021

Accellion zero-day claims a new victim in cybersecurity company Qualys

A hotfix was applied, but not before some customer files may have been compromised.
04 March 2021

CISA issues emergency directive to agencies: deal with Microsoft Exchange zero-days now

Patch now, or disconnect Microsoft Exchange services from the internet.
04 March 2021

Maza Russian cybercriminal forum suffers data breach

Forums can be areas to swap illicit tools and data, but they can also be the targets of cyberattackers in their turn.
04 March 2021

Cybersecurity risks and challenges facing the financial industry

A primer on various threats looming over financial companies and the steps that the organizations can take to counter them

The post Cybersecurity risks and challenges facing the financial industry appeared first on WeLiveSecurity

04 March 2021

Intel: More Than 90% of Our Vulnerabilities Found via Research

Internal research and external bug-bounty programs combined to discover the vast majority of reported security issues in the company's software.
03 March 2021

More Details Emerge on the Microsoft Exchange Server Attacks

The attacks are more widespread than initially reported, researchers say, and a look at why the Microsoft Exchange Server zero-days patched this week are so dangerous.
03 March 2021

Intel: Paid Research Caught More Than 90% of Our Vulnerabilities

Internal research and external bug-bounty programs combined to discover the vast majority of reported security issues in the company's software.
03 March 2021

Okta to Buy Rival Auth0

The deal, valued at $6.5 billion, will bring together competitors in the identity management space.
03 March 2021

Unpatched Bug in WiFi Mouse App Opens PCs to Attack

Unpatched Bug in WiFi Mouse App Opens PCs to Attack Wireless mouse-utility lacks proper authentication and opens Windows systems to attack.
03 March 2021

CISA to Federal Agencies: Immediately Patch or 'Disconnect' Microsoft Exchange Servers

The US Department of Homeland Security agency's new emergency directive comes in the wake of major zero-day attacks on email servers revealed by Microsoft this week.
03 March 2021

Google Patches Actively-Exploited Flaw in Chrome Browser

Google Patches Actively-Exploited Flaw in Chrome Browser A flaw (CVE-2021-21166) in the Audio component of Google Chrome is fixed in a new update being pushed out to Windows, Mac and Linux users.
03 March 2021

Malaysia Air Downplays Frequent-Flyer Program Data Breach

Malaysia Air Downplays Frequent-Flyer Program Data Breach A third-party IT provider exposed valuable airline data that experts say could be a goldmine for cybercriminals. 
03 March 2021