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Popular password manager in the spotlight over web trackers

While the trackers in LastPass’ Android app don’t collect any personal data, the news may not sit well with some privacy-minded users

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01 March 2021

Firewall Vendor Patches Critical Auth Bypass Flaw

Firewall Vendor Patches Critical Auth Bypass Flaw Cybersecurity firm Genua fixes a critical flaw in its GenuGate High Resistance Firewall, allowing attackers to log in as root users.
01 March 2021

Cybercrime 'Help Wanted': Job Hunting on the Dark Web

Cybercrime 'Help Wanted': Job Hunting on the Dark Web How's your 'Probiv'? How about customer service? Here's how Dark Web forums connect cybercriminals looking for talent with those looking for work -- and which skills are hot right now.
01 March 2021

Building a Next-Generation SOC Starts With Holistic Operations

The proper template for a modernized SOC team is one that operates seamlessly across domains with a singular, end-to-end view.
01 March 2021

How Criminals Job Hunt on the Dark Web

How Criminals Job Hunt on the Dark Web How's your 'Probiv'? How about customer service? Here's how Dark Web forums connect cybercriminals looking for talent with those looking for work -- and which skills are hot right now.
01 March 2021

Hackers exploit websites to give them excellent SEO before deploying malware

Climbing up Google’s ranks is key to this new technique.
01 March 2021

Tether faces 500 Bitcoin ransom: We are ‘not paying’

The cryptocurrency firm says “forged” documents attempting to undermine the ecosystem as a whole are also circulating.
01 March 2021

Judge approves $650m settlement for Facebook users in privacy, biometrics lawsuit

Facebook users represented in the lawsuit may soon receive hundreds of dollars each.
01 March 2021

Minion privilege escalation exploit patched in SaltStack Salt project

The bug permitted attackers to perform privilege escalation attacks in the automation software.
01 March 2021

Businessman charged with intent to steal General Electric’s secret silicon technology

Trade secrets worth millions on the market were the goal of the conspiracy.
01 March 2021

Amazon Dismisses Claims Alexa ‘Skills’ Can Bypass Security Vetting Process

Amazon Dismisses Claims Alexa ‘Skills’ Can Bypass Security Vetting Process Researchers found a number of privacy and security issues in Amazon's Alexa skill vetting process, which could lead to attackers stealing data or launching phishing attacks.
26 February 2021

Stalkerware Volumes Remain Concerningly High, Despite Bans

Stalkerware Volumes Remain Concerningly High, Despite Bans COVID-19 impacted volumes for the year, but the U.S. moved into third place on the list of countries most infected by stalkerware.
26 February 2021

NSA Releases Guidance on Zero-Trust Architecture

A new document provides guidance for businesses planning to implement a zero-trust system management strategy.
26 February 2021

'Nerd' Humor

Some jokes never get old.
26 February 2021

Lazarus Targets Defense Companies with ThreatNeedle Malware

Lazarus Targets Defense Companies with ThreatNeedle Malware A spear-phishing campaigned linked to a North Korean APT uses “NukeSped” malware in cyberespionage attacks against defense companies.
26 February 2021

The Edge Pro Tip: Fasten Your Seatbelts

The Edge Pro Tip: Fasten Your Seatbelts An unprecedented 2020 has shaken up security leaders' usual list of must-have technologies for 2021. Where do they plan to spend next?
26 February 2021

Chrome will soon try HTTPS first when you type an incomplete URL

If users type an URL and they forget to add the HTTP or HTTPS prefix, Chrome will soon use HTTPS by default.
26 February 2021

Securing Super Bowl LV

Securing Super Bowl LV A peek at open XDR technology, and defense that held up better than the Kansas City Chiefs.
26 February 2021

Yeezy Fans Face Sneaker-Bot Armies for Boost ‘Sun’ Release  

Yeezy Fans Face Sneaker-Bot Armies for Boost ‘Sun’ Release   Sneaker bots ready to scoop up the new Yeezy Boost 700 “Sun” shoes to resell at a huge markup.  
26 February 2021

Attackers Turn Struggling Software Projects Into Trojan Horses

While access to compromised systems has become an increasingly common service, some cybercriminals are going straight to the source: buying code bases and then updating the application with malicious code.
26 February 2021