Hungry for data, ModPipe backdoor hits POS software used in hospitality sector
Backdoor authors show deep knowledge of the targeted POS software, decrypting database passwords from Windows registry values
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We Secured the Election. Now How Do We Secure Trust in Results?Disinformation campaigns are now designed not only to influence how voters fill out their ballots, but also how confident they are in the entire process. How do legislators, media organizations, security professionals, and voters respond?
Microsoft urges users to stop using phone-based multi-factor authenticationMicrosoft recommends using app-based authenticators and security keys instead.
NSF-Funded Research Aims to Help Disrupt Cybercrime Supply ChainsThe National Science Foundation awarded a grant to Georgia State University (GSU) to come up with innovative ways to thwart the supply chains for counterfeiting, loan- and unemployment fraud.
Want to Avoid an Extreme Cyberloss? Focus on the BasicsNew analysis of attacks and breaches -- to the tune of more than $20 million in damages and losses of at least 20 million records -- underscores the importance of planning for these events.
Google patches two more Chrome zero-daysGoogle has now patched five Chrome zero-days in three weeks.
Security Hiring Plans Remain Constant Despite PandemicAlthough we saw workforce gains this year, 56% of businesses surveyed report staff shortages are putting their organization at risk.
3 Tips For Successfully Running Tech Outside the IT DepartmentWhen marketing opts for "extra-departmental IT," coordination and communication are required to keep things secured.
Silver Peak SD-WAN Bugs Allow for Network TakeoverThree security vulnerabilities can be chained to enable unauthenticated remote code execution.
7 Cool Cyberattack and Audit Tools to be Highlighted at Black Hat EuropePlatforms, open source tools, and other toolkits for penetration testers and other security practitioners will be showcased at the early December virtual event.
Barracuda to Acquire Fyde for Zero-Trust CapabilitiesPlans call for expanding the Barracuda CloudGen SASE platform.
9 New Tactics to Spread Security AwarenessEmployees are often your first line of security defense when the bad guys come calling -- providing your workers are properly trained. Security leaders share how they're raising awareness.
Nvidia Warns Windows Gamers of GeForce NOW FlawBoth Nvidia and Intel faced severe security issues this week - including a high-severity bug in Nvidia's GeForce NOW.
Ragnar Locker Ransomware Gang Takes Out Facebook Ads in Key New TacticFollowing a Nov. 3 ransomware attack against Campari, Ragnar Locker group took out public Facebook ads threatening to release stolen data.
Recent ransomware wave targeting Israel linked to Iranian threat actorsIsraeli companies have seen an uptick in attacks and successful infections with the Pay2Key and WannaScream ransomware.
Minecraft Apps on Google Play Fleece Players Out of Big MoneySeven mobile apps for Android sneakily charge fans of Minecraft and Roblox hundreds of dollars per month.
How to Successfully Transition Software from PA-DSS to the PCI Secure Software Standard
On 28 October 2022, the Payment Application Data Security Standard (PA-DSS) program will officially close. In this blog, Jake Marcinko, PCI SSC Senior Manager, Emerging Standards, shares how PA-DSS compares to its successor, the PCI Secure Software Standard, a standard within the PCI Software Security Framework (SSF); and Tracey Harrington, PCI SSC Manager, Certification Programs, offers key timelines and suggestions on how to prepare your organization to make the transition.
Former Microsoft Software Engineer Sentenced to 9 Years in PrisonThe 26-year-old was convicted earlier this year of wire fraud, money laundering, and filing false tax returns, among other charges.
Microsoft Patch Tuesday fixes 17 critical flaws, Windows zero‑day
The second Tuesday of the month brings another fresh batch of fixes for security vulnerabilities in various Microsoft products
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