Cybersecurity News


Exclusive: Details of 10.6 million of MGM hotel guests posted on a hacking forum

MGM Resorts said security incident took place last summer and notified impacted guests last year.
19 February 2020

U.S. Pipeline Disrupted by Ransomware Attack

U.S. Pipeline Disrupted by Ransomware Attack The attack took a gas compression facility offline for two days, disrupting the supply chain.
19 February 2020

Users Have Risky Security Habits, but Security Pros Aren't Much Better

Researchers spot gaps in users' and IT practitioners' security habits, and between security tools and user preferences.
19 February 2020

User Have Risky Security Habits, but Security Pros Aren't Much Better

Researchers spot gaps in users' and IT practitioners' security habits, and between security tools and user preferences.
19 February 2020

BlueKeep Flaw Plagues Outdated Connected Medical Devices

BlueKeep Flaw Plagues Outdated Connected Medical Devices More than 55 percent of medical imaging devices - including MRIs, XRays and ultrasound machines - are powered by outdated Windows versions, researchers warn.
19 February 2020

Zero-Factor Authentication: Owning Our Data

Are you asking the right questions to determine how well your vendors will protect your data? Probably not.
19 February 2020

44% of Security Threats Start in the Cloud

Amazon Web Services is a top source of cyberattacks, responsible for 94% of all Web attacks originating in the public cloud.
19 February 2020

WordPress botnet deploys anti-adblocker script to make sure their spammy ads are profitable

WP-VCD botnet operators are having the same problems all site operators are having: Ad blockers!
19 February 2020

WordPress botnet deploys anti-adblocker script to make sure its spammy ads are profitable

WP-VCD botnet operators are having the same problems all site operators are having: Ad blockers!
19 February 2020

DHS's CISA Warns of New Critical Infrastructure Ransomware Attack

An attack on a natural gas compression facility sent the operations offline for two days.
19 February 2020

SMS Attack Spreads Emotet, Steals Bank Credentials

SMS Attack Spreads Emotet, Steals Bank Credentials A new Emotet campaign is spread via SMS messages pretending to be from banks and may have ties to the TrickBot trojan.
19 February 2020

Hackers Were Inside Citrix for Five Months

Networking software giant Citrix Systems says malicious hackers were inside its networks for five months between 2018 and 2019, making off with personal and financial data on company employees, contractors, interns, job candidates and their dependents. The disclosure comes almost a year after Citrix acknowledged that digital intruders had broken in by probing its employee accounts for weak passwords.
19 February 2020

Hamas Ensnares Israeli Soldiers with Pretty ‘Ladies’

Hamas Ensnares Israeli Soldiers with Pretty ‘Ladies’ The third catfish attempt in three years from the Palestinian militant group adds a few technical advances to the mix.
19 February 2020

Don't Let Iowa Bring Our Elections Back to the Stone Age

The voting experience should be the same whether the vote is in person, by mail, or over the Internet. Let's not allow one bad incident stop us from finding new ways to achieve this.
19 February 2020

Cynet Offers Free Threat Assessment for Mid-Sized and Large Organizations

Cynet Offers Free Threat Assessment for Mid-Sized and Large Organizations Cynet Free Threat Assessment spotlights critical, exposed attack surfaces and provides actionable knowledge of attacks that are currently alive and active.
19 February 2020

Latest Tax Scams Target Apps and Tax-Prep Websites

Latest Tax Scams Target Apps and Tax-Prep Websites Traditional e-mail based scams are also in the mix this year, one in particular that uses the legitimate app TeamViewer to take over victims’ systems.
19 February 2020

Hackers exploit zero-day in WordPress plugin to create rogue admin accounts

Attacks detected targeting sites running the ThemeREX Addons plugin.
19 February 2020

What DNS encryption means for enterprise threat hunters

The dawn of the DNS over HTTPS era is putting business security and SOC teams to the challenge

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19 February 2020

Chinese hackers have breached online betting and gambling sites

Hacks confirmed at gambling and betting websites in Southeast Asia, rumors of other hacks in Europe and the Middle East.
18 February 2020

The Trouble with Free and Open Source Software

Insecure developer accounts, legacy software, and nonstandard naming schemes are major problems, Linux Foundation and Harvard study concludes.
18 February 2020