Cybersecurity News


Google Chrome To Bar HTTP File Downloads

Google Chrome To Bar HTTP File Downloads File downloads like images or executables may not be delivered over HTTPS - even if they are available from an HTTPS website.
07 February 2020

Week in security with Tony Anscombe

How digital forensics helps bring criminals to justice – Beef up your Facebook privacy – Take a quiz to test your phish-spotting prowess

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07 February 2020

As coronavirus challenges mount, WHO's reputation is being hijacked for data theft scams

A potential pandemic, an “infodemic,” and scams are all challenges being faced by the WHO.
07 February 2020

Critical Citrix RCE Flaw Still Threatens 1,000s of Corporate LANs

Critical Citrix RCE Flaw Still Threatens 1,000s of Corporate LANs RCE and myriad other types of attacks could take aim at the 19 percent of vulnerable companies that haven't yet patched CVE-2019-19781.
07 February 2020

Ransomware installs Gigabyte driver to kill antivirus products

RobbinHood ransomware deploys novel technique to make sure it can encrypt files without being interrupted.
07 February 2020

5 Measures to Harden Election Technology

5 Measures to Harden Election Technology Voting machinery needs hardware-level security. The stakes are the ultimate, and the attackers among the world's most capable.
07 February 2020

Phishing Campaign Targets 250 Android Apps with Anubis Malware

Phishing Campaign Targets 250 Android Apps with Anubis Malware New attacks discovered by Cofense can perform keylogging, steal data and completely hijack a mobile device.
07 February 2020

Critical Bluetooth bug leaves Android users open to attack

Google releases a fix for the security hole that, if left unplugged, could allow attackers to run malicious code with no user interaction

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07 February 2020

UK government rolls out red carpet for infamous spyware vendor

NSO Group will be touting its wares to visiting officials, including those potentially from oppressive regimes.
07 February 2020

Magecart Gang Attacks Olympic Ticket Reseller and Survival Food Sites

Magecart Gang Attacks Olympic Ticket Reseller and Survival Food Sites A recent slew of skimming attacks have been linked back to Magecart Group 12.
07 February 2020

Device security firm Forescout snapped up by Advent in $1.9 billion deal

The agreement represents a premium of roughly 30 percent on closing share prices.
07 February 2020

US Attorney General says US and allies should invest in Huawei competitors

US Attorney General Barr says the US and its allies should invest in Nokia and Ericsson.
06 February 2020

Malaysia warns of Chinese hacking campaign targeting government projects

MyCERT security alert points the finger at APT40, a Chinese state-sponsored hacking crew.
06 February 2020

Google fixes no-user-interaction bug in Android's Bluetooth component

Fixes are available via the Android Security Bulletin for February 2020.
06 February 2020

Researchers Reveal How Smart Lightbulbs Can Be Hacked to Attack

New exploit builds on previous research involving Philips Hue Smart Bulbs.
06 February 2020

90% of CISOs Would Cut Pay for Better Work-Life Balance

Businesses receive $30,000 of 'free' CISO time as security leaders report job-related stress taking a toll on their health and relationships.
06 February 2020

Phishing Personified

What makes these scams so completely obvious in the physical form?
06 February 2020

Google to block some HTTP file downloads starting with Chrome 83

Google will block files from being downloaded via HTTP when the website domain shows HTTPS.
06 February 2020

Cybersecurity Vendor Landscape Transforming as Symantec, McAfee Enter New Eras

Two years ago, Symantec and McAfee were both primed for a comeback. Today, both face big questions about their future.
06 February 2020

Forescout Acquired by Private Equity Team

The deal, valued at $1.9 billion, is expected to close next quarter.
06 February 2020