Cybersecurity News


Microsoft adds protection against Reply-All email storms in Office 365

Redmond adds protection against massive "Reply-All" email storms after suffering two internal incidents in 2019 and 2020.
09 May 2020

A hacker group is selling more than 73 million user records on the dark web

Hacker group "ShinyHunters" is selling the data of 10 companies on a dark web cybercrime marketplace.
09 May 2020

DEF CON 28 in-person conference is CANCELLED

By William Knowles @c4i Senior Editor InfoSec News May 8, 2020 (Via Jeff Moss / The Dark Tangent) Why? It is not safe for people to gather in large groups for conferences, sports ball events, or clubbing now or in the foreseeable future this year. To commemorate this (hopefully) once in a lifetime event we, […]
09 May 2020

Black Hat and DEF CON security conferences to take place in a virtual format

"Defcon is canceled" meme becomes reality.
08 May 2020

US Marshals Service exposed prisoner details in security breach

Security breach took place in December 2019 and was discovered by the DOJ's JSOC team.
08 May 2020

Companies Struggle for Effective Cybersecurity

The money companies are spending on cybersecurity tools doesn't necessarily result in better security, a new survey shows.
08 May 2020

Digital Ocean says it exposed customer data after it left an internal document online

Digital Ocean says no customer servers were accessed following this security lapse.
08 May 2020

Black Hat USA, DEF CON 28 Go Virtual

Black Hat USA, DEF CON 28 Go Virtual Due to the coronavirus pandemic, there will be no in-person Black Hat USA or DEF CON conferences this year.
08 May 2020

Planning Ahead for a Secure SAP S/4HANA Migration

Experts say that the pressure to move to SAP's next-gen platform can be a big opportunity to move the needle on ERP cybersecurity.
08 May 2020

As Remote Work Becomes the Norm, Security Fight Moves to Cloud, Endpoints

A majority of firms expect to keep more employees working remotely post-pandemic, forcing businesses to undertake more comprehensive digital and cloud transformations.
08 May 2020

Cognizant expects to lose between $50m and $70m following ransomware attack

Cognizant says April ransomware incident will negatively impact Q2 revenue.
08 May 2020

Hackers Breach 3.5 Million MobiFriends Dating App Credentials

Hackers Breach 3.5 Million MobiFriends Dating App Credentials The emails, hashed passwords and usernames of 3.5 million users of the dating app MobiFriends were put up for sale on an underground forum.
08 May 2020

DocuSign Phishing Campaign Uses COVID-19 as Bait

The newly discovered campaign lures victims with a supposed file concerning the coronavirus pandemic.
08 May 2020

Report: Microsoft’s GitHub Account Gets Hacked

Report: Microsoft’s GitHub Account Gets Hacked The Shiny Hunters hacking group said it stole 500 GB of data from the tech giant’s repositories on the developer platform, which it owns.
08 May 2020

Why DevSecOps Is Critical for Containers and Kubernetes

DevSecOps is a big and sometimes difficult shift for organizations. The key to success? Take small steps.
08 May 2020

Podcast: Shifting Cloud Security Left With Infrastructure-as-Code

Podcast: Shifting Cloud Security Left With Infrastructure-as-Code Companies are looking to "shift left" with Infrastructure-as-Code (IaC) security capabilities to improve developer productivity, avoid misconfigurations and prevent policy violations.
08 May 2020

Meant to Combat ID Theft, Unemployment Benefits Letter Prompts ID Theft Worries

Millions of Americans now filing for unemployment will receive benefits via a prepaid card issued by U.S. Bank, a Minnesota-based financial institution that handles unemployment payments for more than a dozen U.S. states. Some of these unemployment applications will trigger an automatic letter from U.S. Bank to the applicant. The letters are intended to prevent identity theft, but many people are mistaking these vague missives for a notification that someone has hijacked their identity.
08 May 2020

Week in security with Tony Anscombe

COVID-19 and digital transformation – How personal data ends up in spam feeds – Common password mistakes and what to do instead

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08 May 2020

Scams to watch out for not just this Mother’s Day

As you rush to buy something for your mom, con artists will be trying to make a dent in your wallet. Here are some common types of fraud to look out for not only this Mother's Day.

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08 May 2020

Dating app MobiFriends silent on security breach impacting 3.6 million users

The personal details of 3.68 million MobiFriends users have been posted online in April 2020.
08 May 2020