Cybersecurity News


RATicate Group Hits Industrial Firms With Revolving Payloads

RATicate Group Hits Industrial Firms With Revolving Payloads A new threat group uses NSIS as an installer to target industrial companies with revolving payloads, including LokiBot, FormBook, BetaBot, Agent Tesla and Netwire.
15 May 2020

Quantum Security Goes Live with Samsung Galaxy

Quantum Security Goes Live with Samsung Galaxy Quantum encryption, which has been touted as "unhackable," debuts with Samsung, SK Telecom in a world's first.
15 May 2020

Week in security with Tony Anscombe

ESET research into malware taking aim at air-gapped networks – Dissecting a backdoor hitting high-profile targets in Asia – WannaCryptor three years later

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15 May 2020

4 Challenges with Existing VPNs

A VPN is a step in the right direction, but it's not the be-all and end-all when it comes to security and falls short in many ways.
15 May 2020

Microsoft fixes vulnerability affecting all Windows versions since 1996

Another vulnerability in the same Windows component was abused by Stuxnet a decade ago

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15 May 2020

Hackers preparing to launch ransomware attacks against hospitals arrested in Romania

Hackers were planning to use COVID-19-themed emails to infect Romanian hospitals with ransomware and disrupt operations.
15 May 2020

Paying Ransomware Crooks Doubles Clean-up Costs, Report

Paying Ransomware Crooks Doubles Clean-up Costs, Report Paying ransom to cybercriminals costs companies hit with ransomware attacks more than recovering data on their own, according to a new research.
15 May 2020

Hackers target the air-gapped networks of the Taiwanese and Philippine military

Third state-sponsored malware strain disclosed this week that can jump the air gap and reach isolated networks.
15 May 2020

Mikroceen RAT backdoors Asian government networks in new attack wave

The backdoor paved the way for the deployment of other malware including Gh0st RAT.
15 May 2020

This new, unusual Trojan promises victims COVID-19 tax relief

QNodeService’s codebase may have helped it avoid detection by traditional antivirus solutions.
15 May 2020

UK electricity middleman hit by cyber-attack

Elexon said the incident only impacted its internal IT network, employee laptops, and company email server.
14 May 2020

As Businesses Rush to the Cloud, Security Teams Struggle to Keep Up

Most organizations have a gap between current and planned cloud usage and the maturity of their cloud security programs.
14 May 2020

Microsoft Patch for Reverse RDP Flaw Leaves Room for Other Attacks

Fix released in February is Microsoft's second pass at fully addressing issue that Check Point first disclosed at Black Hat USA last summer.
14 May 2020

Innovative Spy Trojan Targets European Diplomatic Targets

Innovative Spy Trojan Targets European Diplomatic Targets Descended from the COMPFun RAT, the malware can propagate to removable drives.
14 May 2020

Project Aims to Unmask Disinformation Bots

BotSight, a machine learning research project, rates Twitter users based on the likelihood that there is a human behind the keyboard. Could such technology blunt the impact of disinformation campaigns?
14 May 2020

Identite Comes Out of Stealth

Startup emerges with three-factor, no-password authentication.
14 May 2020

Google to block ads that use too many system resources starting August 2020

New "Heavy Ad Intervention" will save battery life and network bandwidth usage on mobile data plans.
14 May 2020

8 Supply Chain Security Requirements

8 Supply Chain Security Requirements Complex supply chains have complex security requirements, but secure them you must. Here's where to start.
14 May 2020

TikTok Violated Children’s Privacy Law, FTC Complaint Says

TikTok Violated Children’s Privacy Law, FTC Complaint Says A group of children's privacy advocates alleged in a recent FTC complaint that TikTok violated an agreement to protect children's private data.
14 May 2020

Russian hacker group use HTTP status codes to control malware implants

New Turla cyber-espionage operation targets diplomatic entities in Europe with new COMpfun malware.
14 May 2020