Cybersecurity News


Cloud Usage, Biometrics Surge As Remote Work Grows Permanent

A new report reveals organizations are increasing their adoption of biometric authentication and disallowing SMS as a login method.
10 November 2020

Overlooked Security Risks of the M&A Rebound

Successful technology integration, post-merger, is tricky in any market, and never more so than with today's remote work environments and distributed IT infrastructure.
10 November 2020

Microsoft November 2020 Patch Tuesday arrives with fix for Windows zero-day

The Microsoft November 2020 Patch Tuesday fixes 112 vulnerabilities, 24 of which are remote code execution (RCE) bugs.
10 November 2020

New Platypus attack can steal data from Intel CPUs

Intel has released microcode updates today to prevent attackers from abusing the Intel RAPL mechanism to steal sensitive data from its CPUs.
10 November 2020

Apple to Deliver ‘Privacy Labels’ for Apps, Revealing Data-Sharing Details

Apple to Deliver ‘Privacy Labels’ for Apps, Revealing Data-Sharing Details Developers will have to reveal how data is shared with any “third-party partners,” which include analytics tools, advertising networks, third-party SDKs or other external vendors.
10 November 2020

Ransomware Group Turns to Facebook Ads

It's bad enough that many ransomware gangs now have blogs where they publish data stolen from companies that refuse to make an extortion payment. Now, one crime group has started using hacked Facebook accounts to run ads publicly pressuring their ransomware victims into paying up.
10 November 2020

Data on millions of hotel guests exposed in cloud storage leak

The cache of data sitting wide open on a server included full names, national ID numbers and credit card data

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10 November 2020

The Double-Edged Sword of Cybersecurity Insurance

The Double-Edged Sword of Cybersecurity Insurance With ransomware on the rise, more organizations are opting to purchase cyber insurance -- tipping off criminals about how much to demand for access back to pilfered systems and data.
10 November 2020

Ghimob Android Banking Trojan Targets 153 Mobile Apps

Ghimob Android Banking Trojan Targets 153 Mobile Apps A banking trojan is targeting mobile app users in Brazil - and researchers warn that its operator has big plans to expand abroad.
10 November 2020

How Hackers Blend Attack Methods to Bypass MFA

Protecting mobile apps requires a multilayered approach with a mix of cybersecurity measures to counter various attacks at different layers.
10 November 2020

Microsoft Teams Users Under Attack in ‘FakeUpdates’ Malware Campaign

Microsoft Teams Users Under Attack in ‘FakeUpdates’ Malware Campaign Microsoft warns that cybercriminals are using Cobalt Strike to infect entire networks beyond the infection point, according to a report.
10 November 2020

Critical privilege escalation bugs squashed in WordPress Ultimate Member plugin

The vulnerabilities impacted roughly 100,000 websites.
10 November 2020

Chrome to block tab-nabbing attacks

Firefox and Safari are already blocking these types of web attacks
10 November 2020

New 'Ghimob' malware can spy on 153 Android mobile applications

New Ghimob Android trojan rises and evolves from Brazil to spread internationally.
10 November 2020

Npm package caught stealing sensitive Discord and browser files

Malicious code was found hidden inside a JavaScript library named Discord.dll.
09 November 2020

New Brazilian Banking Trojan Targets Mobile Users in Multiple Countries

Ghimob is a full-fledged spy in your pocket, Kaspersky says.
09 November 2020

FTC Announces Consent Agreement With Zoom

The agreement covers Zoom's misleading statements on security for its audio and video calling.
09 November 2020

Hotels.com & Expedia Provider Exposes Millions of Guests' Data

Hotel reservation platform Prestige Software compromised personal data belonging to millions of travelers through a misconfigured AWS S3 bucket.
09 November 2020

Bug hunter wins 'Researcher of the Month' award for DOD account takeover bug

Severe bug would have allowed hackers to hijack DOD accounts just by modifying a few parameters in web requests sent to DOD servers.
09 November 2020

Trump Site Alleging AZ Election Fraud Exposes Voter Data

Trump Site Alleging AZ Election Fraud Exposes Voter Data Slapdash setup of Trump website collecting reports of Maricopa County in-person vote irregularities exposed 163,000 voter data records to fraud, via SQL injection.
09 November 2020