Cybersecurity News


Microsoft Uses Machine Learning to Predict Attackers' Next Steps

Researchers build a model to attribute attacks to specific groups based on tactics, techniques and procedures, and then figure out their next move.
12 April 2021

New Malware Downloader Spotted in Targeted Campaigns

Saint Bot is being used to drop stealers on compromised systems but could be used to deliver any malware.
12 April 2021

Clubhouse in the spotlight after user records posted online

Reports of another trove of scraped user data add to the recent woes of popular social media platforms

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12 April 2021

Wake Up and Smell the JavaScript

The SolarWinds attack showed the true meaning of a supply chain breach. And it's the canary in the coal mine for sensitive data on the Web.
12 April 2021

Omdia Research Spotlight: XDR

Few emerging cybersecurity market segments are garnering more attention than XDR. Here, Omdia highlights its recent research on XDR.
12 April 2021

Cybersecurity firm Darktrace plans £3bn IPO on London Stock Exchange

Cybersecurity firm Darktrace plans £3bn IPO on London Stock Exchange

Cambridge-based company claims to be first to use AI to detect cybersecurity threats on a large scale

The cybersecurity firm Darktrace has announced plans to float on the London Stock Exchange, in a move that will reportedly value the Cambridge-based company at £3bn.

It is the first big company to have chosen the City for its initial public offering (IPO) since Deliveroo’s disappointing stock market debut last month.

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12 April 2021

Messaging / Smishing Attacks

Cyber attackers can just as easily trick or fool you in messaging apps as they can in email. Be on the look-out for scams or attacks via apps such as Slack, Skype, WhatsApp or event simple text messaging. The most common clues are tremendous sense of urgency or curiosity.
12 April 2021

Battle for the Endpoint

Battle for the Endpoint How to build a new cyber strategy for 2021 and beyond.
09 April 2021

Unofficial Android App Store APKPure Infected With Malware

The APKPure app store was infected with malware that can download Trojans to other Android devices, researchers report.
09 April 2021

Battle for the Endpoint

Battle for the Endpoint How to build a new cyber strategy for 2021 and beyond.
09 April 2021

CISA Launches New Threat Detection Dashboard

Aviary is a new dashboard that works with CISA's Sparrow threat detection tool.
09 April 2021

DOJ: Creep Coach Finagles Nude Athlete Photos

DOJ: Creep Coach Finagles Nude Athlete Photos Allegedly perv college coach charged with cyberstalking and extorting nudes from his female athletes.
09 April 2021

8 Security & Privacy Apps to Share With Family and Friends

8 Security & Privacy Apps to Share With Family and Friends Mobile apps to recommend to the people in your life who want to improve their online security and privacy.
09 April 2021

623M Payment Cards Stolen from Cybercrime Forum

623M Payment Cards Stolen from Cybercrime Forum The database was subsequently leaked elsewhere, imperiling consumers from the U.S. and around the world.
09 April 2021

Week in security with Tony Anscombe

Janeleiro banking trojan takes aim at Brazil – Lazarus deploys Vyveva backdoor in South Africa – The long shelf life of leaked data

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09 April 2021

Network Detection & Response: The Next Frontier in Fighting the Human Problem

Network Detection & Response: The Next Frontier in Fighting the Human Problem Justin Jett, director of audit and compliance for Plixer, discusses the transformation of network-traffic analytics and what it means for cybersecurity now.
09 April 2021

Data from 500 million LinkedIn accounts put up for sale

The treasure trove of data reportedly includes users’ LinkedIn IDs, full names, email addresses, phone numbers and workplace information

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09 April 2021

Data from 500M LinkedIn Users Posted for Sale Online

Data from 500M LinkedIn Users Posted for Sale Online Like the Facebook incident earlier this week, the information — including user profile IDs, email addresses and other PII -- was scraped from the social-media platform.
09 April 2021

Women Are Facing an Economic Crisis & the Cybersecurity Industry Can Help

Investing in women's cybersecurity careers can bring enormous benefits and help undo some of the significant economic damage wrought by the pandemic.
09 April 2021

Critical Zoom vulnerability triggers remote code execution without user input

The researchers who discovered the bug have earned themselves $200,000.
09 April 2021