Cybersecurity News


How Can I Test the Security of My Home-Office Employees' Routers?

How Can I Test the Security of My Home-Office Employees' Routers? From the most accurate to the most practical, here are a few ways to ensure both employees and organizations are protected from risk.
07 June 2021

The US Must Redefine Critical Infrastructure for the Digital Era

The template being used to manage essential connectivity isn't just outdated, it's actively counter-productive.
07 June 2021

Adventures in Contacting the Russian FSB

KrebsOnSecurity recently had occasion to contact the Russian Federal Security Service (FSB), the Russian equivalent of the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). In the process of doing so, I encountered a small snag: The FSB's website said in order to contact them securely, I needed to download and install an encryption and virtual private networking (VPN) appliance that is flagged by at least 20 antivirus products as malware. The reason I contacted the FSB -- one of the successor agencies to the Russian KGB -- ironically enough had to do with security concerns raised about the FSB's own preferred method of being contacted.
07 June 2021

Siloscape: this new malware targets Windows containers to access Kubernetes clusters

Researchers say this is the first malware strain they know of that specifically targets Windows containers.
07 June 2021

Hacking space: How to pwn a satellite

Hacking an orbiting satellite is not light years away – here’s how things can go wrong in outer space

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07 June 2021

The cost of ransomware attacks worldwide will go beyond $265 billion in the next decade

Ransomware has been likened to a hydra -- cut off one head, and more appear in its place.
07 June 2021

Cyberattack Suspected in Cox TV and Radio Outages

Cyberattack Suspected in Cox TV and Radio Outages Cox Media Group tv, radio station streams affected by a reported ransomware attack.
04 June 2021

SentinelOne Files S-1 for IPO

The security company looks to raise up to $100 million in its IPO, its filing reveals.
04 June 2021

Organizations Shift Further Left in App Development

Most IT and security professionals surveyed think security is a critical enough reason to pause app development.
04 June 2021

Week in security with Tony Anscombe

New ESET Threat Report is out – How to deal with online trolls – Teens, beware these 5 common scams

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04 June 2021

Supreme Court Limits Scope of Controversial Hacking Law

Supreme Court Limits Scope of Controversial Hacking Law Judges rule that Georgia police officer did not violate CFAA when he accessed law-enforcement data in exchange for bribe money, a ruling that takes heat off ethical hackers.
04 June 2021

Welcome to the New Workplace

Welcome to the New Workplace The pandemic has changed the landscape in which security pros work. Here are five ways how.
04 June 2021

What the FedEx Logo Taught Me About Cybersecurity

What the FedEx Logo Taught Me About Cybersecurity Cyber threats are staring you in the face, but you can't see them.
04 June 2021

New: Promote Your PCI SSC Certification with a Digital Badge

 

The PCI SSC offers a range of  training and certification programs to support businesses in their payment security efforts. To help support the Council’s mission to educate and meet the needs of payment industry professionals, PCI SSC has recently launched a digital badging program. We talk with Travis Powell, Director of Training Programs, to learn more about this new program.

04 June 2021

REvil Ransomware Gang Spill Details on US Attacks

REvil Ransomware Gang Spill Details on US Attacks The REvil ransomware gang is interviewed on the Telegram channel called Russian OSINT.
04 June 2021

The Perfect Storm for PAM to Grow In

The Perfect Storm for PAM to Grow In With more staff working remotely, privileged access management (or PAM) has never been more important. Market forecasts, drivers, and trends are explored.
04 June 2021

Fake News

Fake news is a false narrative that is published and promoted as if it were true. People (and organizations) create fake news to control and manipulate your thoughts and actions. Be skeptical of what you read on the Internet, use trusted sources that are vetted, check their motivations and funding.
04 June 2021

Data Breaches Drive Higher Loan Interest Rates

Businesses that suffer a security breach may not see their stock price tumble, but they may pay higher rates for loans and be forced to provide collateral, researchers report.
04 June 2021

Proposed Sale Casts Cloud Over Future of FireEye's Products

Symphony Technology Group, which is buying FireEye, already owns multiple security companies "with redundancies in numerous areas."
03 June 2021

‘Battle for the Galaxy’ Mobile Game Leaks 6M Gamer Profiles

‘Battle for the Galaxy’ Mobile Game Leaks 6M Gamer Profiles Unprotected server exposes AMT Games user data containing user emails and purchase information.
03 June 2021