Cybersecurity News


Pulse Secure VPNs Get Quick Fix for Critical RCE

Pulse Secure VPNs Get Quick Fix for Critical RCE One of the workaround XML files automatically deactivates protection from an earlier workaround: a potential path to older vulnerabilities being opened again.
25 May 2021

Not as complex as we thought: Cyberattacks on operational technology are on the rise

Common techniques are setting a low bar for attacks on control processes. Sometimes, attackers have no idea what the system is used for.
25 May 2021

The Adversary Within: Preventing Disaster From Insider Threats

Insiders are in a position of trust, and their elevated permissions provide opportunities to cause serious harm to critical business applications and processes.
25 May 2021

Apple Patches Zero-Day Flaw in MacOS that Allows for Sneaky Screenshots

Apple Patches Zero-Day Flaw in MacOS that Allows for Sneaky Screenshots Security researchers at Jamf discovered the XCSSET malware exploiting the vulnerability, patched in Big Sur 11.4, to take photos of people’s computer screens without their knowing.
25 May 2021

Businesses Boost Security Budgets. Where Will the Money Go?

Most organizations plan to spend more on security, leaders say in a report that explores their toughest challenges, post-breach costs, and spending priorities.
25 May 2021

Turn the Tables: Supply Chain Defense Needs Some Offense, Fortinet Says

SPONSORED CONTENT: Watch now -- While the SolarWinds hack put fresh attention on supply chain vulnerabilities, Derek Manky of Fortinet's Fortiguard Labs suggests dismantling cybercriminals' own supply chains.
25 May 2021

Iranian hacking group Agrius pretends to encrypt files for a ransom, destroys it instead

The relatively new threat group has been connected to attacks against Israeli targets.
25 May 2021

Russian dark web marketplace Hydra cryptocurrency transactions reached $1.37bn in 2020

The market is used to trade everything from drugs to stolen data.
25 May 2021

Encrochat drug dealer betrayed by his love of cheese

Police were able to arrest him by using a shared photo of Stilton as a starting point.
25 May 2021

American Express Fined for Sending Millions of Spam Messages

American Express Fined for Sending Millions of Spam Messages British regulators ruled that Amex sent 4 million nuisance emails to opted-out customers.
24 May 2021

Restaurant Reservation System Patches Easy-to-Exploit XSS Bug

Restaurant Reservation System Patches Easy-to-Exploit XSS Bug A WordPress reservation plugin has a vulnerability that allows unauthenticated hackers to access reservation data stored by site owners.
24 May 2021

Cartoon Caption Winner: Magic May

Cartoon Caption Winner: Magic May And the winner of The Edge's May cartoon caption contest is ...
24 May 2021

Former FBI Employee Indicted for Taking Documents Home

The long-time intelligence analyst was accused of inappropriately handling documents related to national security.
24 May 2021

Air India Confirms Data of 4.5M Travelers Compromised

Affected data includes names, birthdates, contact information, passport details, and credit card data, the airline reports.
24 May 2021

Sophos Research Uncovers Widespread Use of TLS By Cybercriminals

SPONSORED CONTENT: Nearly half of all malware is being disseminated via the Transport Layer Security cryptographic protocol, says Dan Schiappa, executive VP and chief product officer for Sophos.
24 May 2021

FBI Analyst Indicted for Theft of Osama bin Laden Threat Intel

FBI Analyst Indicted for Theft of Osama bin Laden Threat Intel An FBI employee allegedly made off with top-secret documents, keeping them in her home for more than a decade.
24 May 2021

Work from Home Modifies the Endpoint Security Equation, Cisco Says

SPONSORED CONTENT: As customers get to grips with this new WFH reality, they'll need to simplify their implementations and make more use of automation, says Cisco Secure's Al Huger.
24 May 2021

As Threat Hunting Matures, Malware Labs Emerge

By leveraging their analysis outputs, security pros can update detection rules engines and establish a stronger security posture in the process.
24 May 2021

Cyber Insurance Firms Start Tapping Out as Ransomware Continues to Rise

A global insurance carrier refuses to write new ransomware policies in France, while insurers rewrite policies. Are we heading toward a day when ransomware incidents become uninsurable?
24 May 2021

FBI identifies 16 Conti ransomware attacks striking US healthcare, first responders

One of Conti’s latest victims is Ireland’s health service.
24 May 2021