Cybersecurity News


Security & Trust Ratings Proliferate: Is That a Good Thing?

Phishing ratings, security ratings, human-ness ratings -- we are looking at a future filled with grades of security and trustworthiness. But there is a downside.
22 May 2020

Windows malware opens RDP ports on PCs for future remote access

Security experts believe the malware's operators are very likely to sell access to infected hosts to other hacker groups.
22 May 2020

Week in security with Tony Anscombe

ESET research into Winnti Group's new backdoor – A dangerous Android app under the microscope – The BIAS Bluetooth bug

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22 May 2020

NSO Group Impersonates Facebook Security Team to Spread Spyware — Report

NSO Group Impersonates Facebook Security Team to Spread Spyware — Report An investigation traces an NSO Group-controlled IP address to a fake Facebook security portal.
22 May 2020

Chafer APT Hits Middle East Govs With Latest Cyber-Espionage Attacks

Chafer APT Hits Middle East Govs With Latest Cyber-Espionage Attacks Government and air transportation companies in Kuwait and Saudi Arabia were targeted in a recent attack tracked back to the Chafer APT.
22 May 2020

Insidious Android malware gives up all malicious features but one to gain stealth

ESET researchers detect a new way of misusing Accessibility Service, the Achilles’ heel of Android security

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22 May 2020

Privilege escalation vulnerability patched in Docker Desktop for Windows

The security flaw could be used to trick the service into connecting to malicious processes.
22 May 2020

Silent Night Zeus financial botnet sold in underground forums

The botnet is being spread through the RIG exploit kit and COVID-19 spam campaigns.
22 May 2020

10 iOS Security Tips to Lock Down Your iPhone

10 iOS Security Tips to Lock Down Your iPhone Mobile security experts share their go-to advice for protecting iPhones from hackers, thieves, and fraudsters.
22 May 2020

How encryption can help protect your sensitive data

Here’s how encryption can help keep your data safe from prying eyes – even if your device is stolen or your cloud account is hacked

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22 May 2020

Cyber criminals cook up another data breach of 8 million Home Chef customers

By William Knowles @c4i Senior Editor InfoSec News May 21, 2020 Just as Chicago can’t go a whole week without a gang-related shooting, there’s another data breach in the news, sadly this data breach happened down the road from InfoSec News’ office in Chicago Illinois. In a security alert posted on Home Chef’s website on […]
21 May 2020

Ransomware deploys virtual machines to hide itself from antivirus software

The operators of the RagnarLocker ransomware are running Oracle VirtualBox to hide their presence on infected computers inside a Windows XP virtual machine.
21 May 2020

Security 101: Cross-Site Scripting

Security 101: Cross-Site Scripting Cross-site scripting has been around longer than most security professionals have been on the job. Why is it still such an issue when we've known about it for so long?
21 May 2020

New 'Spectra' attack breaks the separation between Wi-Fi and Bluetooth

Technical details to be presented in August at the Black Hat 2020 security conference.
21 May 2020

Web Scrapers Have Bigger-Than-Perceived Impact on Digital Businesses

The economic impact of bot traffic can be unexpectedly substantial, a PerimeterX-commissioned study finds.
21 May 2020

Telcos Become Richer Hacking Targets

The shift of moving telecommunications networks toward more commercial networking equipment and systems also expanded their attack surface.
21 May 2020

Hackers Serve Up Stolen Credentials from Home Chef

Some 8 million of the meal delivery company's customer records have been offered for sale on the Dark Web.
21 May 2020

Long Tail Analysis: A New Hope in the Cybercrime Battle

Long Tail Analysis: A New Hope in the Cybercrime Battle Looking for niche anomalies in an automated way with AI and machine learning is the future.
21 May 2020

RSA Conference moves 2021 event from February to May

RSA plays it safe for 2021 after ignoring COVID-19 warnings earlier this year and getting at least two attendees infected.
21 May 2020

How an Industry Consortium Can Reinvent Security Solution Testing

By committing to independent testing to determine value, vendors will ensure that their products do what they say they do.
21 May 2020