Cybersecurity News


Malwarebytes Hit by SolarWinds Attackers

Malwarebytes Hit by SolarWinds Attackers The attack vector was not the Orion platform but rather an email-protection application for Microsoft 365.
20 January 2021

NSA urges system administrators to replace obsolete TLS protocols

NSA: Obsolete encryption provides a false sense of security.
20 January 2021

Investment Scammers Prey on Dating App Users, Interpol Warns

Investment Scammers Prey on Dating App Users, Interpol Warns Users of dating apps - like Tinder, Match and Bumble - should be on the lookout for investment-fraud scammers.
20 January 2021

Paving the way: Inspiring Women in Payments - A podcast featuring Nicole Braun

 

At times, Nicole Braun was the only female Qualified Security Assessor (QSA) in the entire country of New Zealand. In our 2021 podcast series debut, Nicole explains how she found success in the payments industry, against all odds, and why she thinks there are encouraging signs that a gender shift is coming.

20 January 2021

Google Research Pinpoints Security Soft Spot in Multiple Chat Platforms

Google Research Pinpoints Security Soft Spot in Multiple Chat Platforms Mystery of spying using popular chat apps uncovered by Google Project Zero researcher.
20 January 2021

Tips for a Bulletproof War Room Strategy

The techniques used in real-world combat apply in cybersecurity operations, except that instead of bullets flying downrange, it's packets.
20 January 2021

Interpol warns of romance scam artists using dating apps to promote fake investments

Matches lead victims not to love, but to fake money-making apps, instead.
20 January 2021

A Chinese hacking group is stealing airline passenger details

Chinese hackers are gathering passenger details from airlines across the world to track high-value targets' movements.
20 January 2021

Vulnerabilities in Popular DNS Software Allow Poisoning

Seven flaws in DNSMasq have limited impact, but in combination they could be chained to create a multistaged attack.
19 January 2021

Microsoft to Launch 'Enforcement Mode' for Zerologon Flaw

Enforcement mode for the Netlogon Domain Controller will be enabled by default with the Feb. 9 security update.
19 January 2021

SolarWinds Attack Underscores 'New Dimension' in Cyber-Espionage Tactics

Meanwhile, Malwarebytes is the latest victim, Symantec discovers a fourth piece of malware used in the massive attack campaign, and FireEye Mandiant releases a free tool to help spot signs of the attack.
19 January 2021

DNSpooq Flaws Allow DNS Hijacking of Millions of Devices

DNSpooq Flaws Allow DNS Hijacking of Millions of Devices Seven flaws in open-source software Dnsmasq could allow DNS cache poisoning attacks and remote code execution.
19 January 2021

4 Intriguing Email Attacks Detected by AI in 2020

4 Intriguing Email Attacks Detected by AI in 2020 Here's to the sneakiest of the sneaky. These clever phishing messages -- that standard validation measures often missed -- deserve proper dishonor. (Sponsored)
19 January 2021

4 Intriguing Email Attacks Detected by AI in 2020

4 Intriguing Email Attacks Detected by AI in 2020 Here's to the sneakiest of the sneaky. These clever phishing messages -- that standard validation measures often missed -- deserve proper dishonor.
19 January 2021

Rob Joyce to Take Over as NSA Cybersecurity Director

Rob Joyce to Take Over as NSA Cybersecurity Director Joyce will replace Anne Neuberger, who is now deputy national security advisor for the incoming Biden administration.
19 January 2021

FBI warns of voice phishing attacks stealing corporate credentials

Criminals coax employees into handing over their access credentials and use the login data to burrow deep into corporate networks

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19 January 2021

Malwarebytes said it was hacked by the same group who breached SolarWinds

Malwarebytes becomes fourth major security firm targeted by attackers after Microsoft, FireEye, and CrowdStrike.
19 January 2021

New Charges Derail COVID Release for Hacker Who Aided ISIS

A hacker serving a 20-year sentence for stealing personal data on 1,300 U.S. military and government employees and giving it to an Islamic State hacker group in 2015 has been charged once again with fraud and identity theft. The new charges have derailed plans to deport him under compassionate release because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
19 January 2021

The Most Pressing Concerns Facing CISOs Today

Building security into the software development life cycle creates more visibility, but CISOs still need stay on top of any serious threats on the horizon, even if they are largely unknown.
19 January 2021

Google Chrome 88 released with no Flash support, bringing an end to an era

Besides removing Flash, Google has also removed support for FTP links (ftp://) as well.
19 January 2021