Cybersecurity News


Google Chrome Bugs Open Browsers to Attack

Google Chrome Bugs Open Browsers to Attack Google's new release of Chrome 85.0.4183.121 for Windows, Mac, and Linux fixes 10 security flaws.
22 September 2020

New Google Search Hacks Push Viruses & Porn

Three incidents demonstrate how cybercriminals leverage the scourge of black-hat search engine optimization to manipulate search results.
22 September 2020

Startup Aims to Map and Track All the IT and Security Things

Security service JupiterOne spins off from a healthcare service provider's homegrown technology.
22 September 2020

CISA warns of notable increase in LokiBot malware

"CISA has observed a notable increase in the use of LokiBot malware by malicious cyber actors since July 2020."
22 September 2020

Known Citrix Workspace Bug Open to New Attack

Known Citrix Workspace Bug Open to New Attack Windows MSI files provide an opening for attackers even though the bug was mostly patched in July.
22 September 2020

Can Schools Pass Their Biggest Cybersecurity Test Yet?

Can Schools Pass Their Biggest Cybersecurity Test Yet? Understaffed, underfunded, and underequipped, IT teams in the K-12 sector face a slew of challenges amid remote and hybrid learning models. Here's where they can begin to protect their schools against cyberattacks.
22 September 2020

New tool helps companies assess why employees click on phishing emails

NIST’s tool can help organizations improve the testing of their employees’ phish-spotting prowess

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22 September 2020

Microsoft Overhauls Patch Tuesday Security Update Guide

Microsoft Overhauls Patch Tuesday Security Update Guide Microsoft announced a new Security Guide to help cybersecurity profession more quickly untangle relevant bugs in its monthly security bulletins.
22 September 2020

Healthcare lags behind in critical vulnerability management, banks hold their ground

New research sheds light on which industries are performing well when it comes to patching high-risk bugs.
22 September 2020

Microsoft Extends Data Loss Prevention to Cloud App Security

The update, one of several announced today, is intended to help employees remain compliant when handling data across cloud applications.
22 September 2020

Firefox 81 Release Kills High-Severity Code-Execution Bugs

Firefox 81 Release Kills High-Severity Code-Execution Bugs Mozilla has fixed three high-severity flaws with the release of Firefox 81 and Firefox ESR 78.3.
22 September 2020

Activision Refutes Claims of 500K-Account Hack

Activision Refutes Claims of 500K-Account Hack The Call of Duty behemoth said that the reports of widespread hacks are false.
22 September 2020

Firefox 81 released with new browser theme

Other Firefox 81 features include a new look for the PDF viewer, support for auto-filling card data, and support for hardware media keys.
22 September 2020

Microsoft renames and unifies more products under Microsoft Defender brand

Microsoft Threat Protection, Defender ATP, Azure Security Center, and others brought under the Microsoft Defender umbrella brand.
22 September 2020

Google Cloud Buckets Exposed in Rampant Misconfiguration

Google Cloud Buckets Exposed in Rampant Misconfiguration A too-large percentage of cloud databases containing highly sensitive information are publicly available, an analysis shows.
22 September 2020

Permission Management & the Goldilocks Conundrum

In today's COVID-19 era, managing access has become even more difficult, especially for large organizations. Here's how to get it "just right."
22 September 2020

Nearly 70% of IT & Security Pros Hone Their Cyber Skills Outside of Work

New research shows how security skills are lacking across multiple IT disciplines as well - including network engineers, sys admins, and cloud developers.
22 September 2020

Russia wants to ban the use of secure protocols such as TLS 1.3, DoH, DoT, ESNI

Amendment to IT law would make it illegal to use encryption protocols that fully hide the traffic's destination.
22 September 2020

Details of 540,000 sports referees taken in failed ransomware attack

ArbiterSports said it paid the hackers to delete the stolen data — a database backup.
21 September 2020

Member of 'The Dark Overlord' hacking group sentenced to five years in prison

UK national Nathan Wyatt gets five years in prison after pleading guilty today.
21 September 2020