Cybersecurity News


Senate Bill Would Expand Facial-Recognition Restrictions Nationwide

Senate Bill Would Expand Facial-Recognition Restrictions Nationwide The proposed law comes as police departments around the country for their use of facial recognition to identify allegedly violent Black Lives Matter protesters.
20 August 2020

Black Hat USA 2020 Recap: Experts Discuss Election Security Questions, but Offer Few Answers

The U.S. election in November is once again expected to be a target of digital adversaries. Experts at Black Hat USA 2020 highlighted the many election security questions authorities must address.
20 August 2020

Banks and the New Abnormal

Banks have hesitated to adopt many strong security practices, and for understandable reasons. But now is the time to be bold.
20 August 2020

Cisco Critical Flaw Patched in WAN Software Solution

Cisco Critical Flaw Patched in WAN Software Solution Cisco has issued a fix for a critical flaw in its Virtual Wide Area Application Services (vWAAS), software for optimizing WAN on virtual private cloud infrastructure.
20 August 2020

Transparent Tribe APT targets government, military by infecting USB devices

The hacking group is focused on campaigns in India and Afghanistan.
20 August 2020

IBM AI-Powered Data Management Software Subject to Simple Exploit

IBM AI-Powered Data Management Software Subject to Simple Exploit A low-privileged process on a vulnerable machine could allow data harvesting and DoS.
20 August 2020

Bug bounty platform ZDI awarded $25m to researchers over the past 15 years

Bug bounty platform pioneer Zero-Day Initiative (ZDI) is celebrating its 15-year-old birthday this year.
20 August 2020

Working from home causes surge in security breaches, staff 'oblivious' to best practices

The coronavirus pandemic is thought to be at the heart of a rise in security incidents this year.
20 August 2020

Experian South Africa discloses data breach impacting 24 million customers

Experian said the attacker was identified and its data deleted from the fraudster's devices.
19 August 2020

10 Resume and Interview Tips from Security Pros

10 Resume and Interview Tips from Security Pros Experts from the DEF CON Career Hacking Village explain how job seekers can build a resume and rock an interview.
19 August 2020

Fuzzing Services Help Push Technology into DevOps Pipeline

As part of a continuous testing approach, fuzzing has evolved to provide in-depth code checks for unknown vulnerabilities before deployment.
19 August 2020

Researchers Warn of Flaw Affecting Millions of IoT Devices

Researchers Warn of Flaw Affecting Millions of IoT Devices A patch has been issued for the flaw in a widely-used module, and researchers are urging IoT manufacturers to update their devices ASAP.
19 August 2020

FritzFrog Botnet Attacks Millions of SSH Servers

FritzFrog Botnet Attacks Millions of SSH Servers The unique, advanced worming P2P botnet drops backdoors and cryptominers, and is spreading globally.
19 August 2020

CISA warns of BLINDINGCAN, a new strain of North Korean malware

Malware was used in a series of attacks targeting the US defense and aerospace sectors.
19 August 2020

Sophisticated P2P Botnet Targeting SSH Servers

'FritzFrog' is fileless, uses its own proprietary P2P implementation, and has breached at least 500 servers so far, Guardicore says.
19 August 2020

CISA Warns of New RAT Aimed at US Defense Contractors

Hidden Cobra, an APT group associated with the government of North Korea, is thought to be behind the campaign.
19 August 2020

Newly Patched Alexa Flaws a Red Flag for Home Workers

Alexa could serve as an entry point to home and corporate networks. Security experts point to the need for manufacturers to work closely with enterprise security teams to spot and shut down IoT device flaws.
19 August 2020

ICS Vulnerability Reports Rapidly Rise

More scrutiny of products for industrial control systems is expected to expose even more weaknesses in devices that run critical infrastructure.
19 August 2020

How to Control Security Costs During a Down Economy

Three key areas security professionals should watch when managing their budgets.
19 August 2020

Tens of suspects arrested for cashing-out Santander ATMs using software glitch

Santander says it fixed the ATM software glitch that was exploited this week across the tri-state area.
19 August 2020