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The Edge Pro Tip: Say What You Know

The Edge Pro Tip: Say What You Know During the immediate period following a breach, it's vital to move fast - but not trip over yourself.
18 February 2021

Pro Tip: Say What You Know

Pro Tip: Say What You Know During the immediate period following a breach, it's vital to move fast - but not trip over yourself.
18 February 2021

SDK Bug Lets Attackers Spy on User’s Video Calls Across Dating, Healthcare Apps

SDK Bug Lets Attackers Spy on User’s Video Calls Across Dating, Healthcare Apps Apps like eHarmony and MeetMe are affected by a flaw in the Agora toolkit that went unpatched for eight months, researchers discovered.
18 February 2021

Windows and Linux servers targeted by new WatchDog botnet for almost two years

WatchDog botnet uses exploits to take over servers and mine cryptocurrency.
18 February 2021

Masslogger Trojan reinvented in quest to steal Outlook, Chrome credentials

The operators have also been linked to the use of AgentTesla, Formbook, and AsyncRAT.
18 February 2021

Egregor Arrests a Blow, But Ransomware Will Likely Bounce Back

Similar to previous ransomware takedowns, this disruption to the ransomware-as-a-service model will likely be short-lived, security experts say.
17 February 2021

US Unseals Indictments Against North Korean Cyberattackers for Thefts Totaling $1.3B

US Unseals Indictments Against North Korean Cyberattackers for Thefts Totaling $1.3B FBI, CISA, and Treasury Department also release details about North Korean malware used in cryptocurrency thefts since 2018.
17 February 2021

White House Says 100 Private Sector Orgs Hit in SolarWinds Campaign

Anne Neuberger, a top Biden cybersecurity official, provided an update on the government's investigation into the massive breach.
17 February 2021

Microsoft starts removing Flash from Windows devices via new KB4577586 update

Windows 10 users are reporting seeing a new update this week that permanently removes Flash from their systems.
17 February 2021

Stolen Jones Day Law Firm Files Posted on Dark Web

Stolen Jones Day Law Firm Files Posted on Dark Web Jones Day, which represented Trump, said the breach is part of the Accellion attack from December.
17 February 2021

Windows, Linux Devices Hijacked In Two-Year Cryptojacking Campaign

Windows, Linux Devices Hijacked In Two-Year Cryptojacking Campaign The WatchDog malware has flown under the radar for two years in what researchers call one of the 'largest' Monero cryptojacking attacks ever.
17 February 2021

U.S. Indicts North Korean Hackers in Theft of $200 Million

The U.S. Justice Department today unsealed indictments against three men accused of working with the North Korean regime to carry out some of the most damaging cybercrime attacks over the past decade, including the 2014 hack of Sony Pictures, the global WannaCry ransomware contagion of 2017, and the theft of roughly $200 million and attempted theft of more than $1.2 billion from banks and other victims worldwide.
17 February 2021

Kia Faces $20M DoppelPaymer Ransomware Attack

Kia Motors America this week experienced a nationwide IT outage; now, reports indicate the company was hit with ransomware.
17 February 2021

Ninja Forms WordPress Plugin Bug Opens Websites to Hacks

Ninja Forms WordPress Plugin Bug Opens Websites to Hacks The popular plugin is installed on more than 1 million websites, and has four flaws that allow various kinds of serious attacks, including site takeover and email hijacking.
17 February 2021

U.S. Accuses North Korean Hackers of Stealing Millions

U.S. Accuses North Korean Hackers of Stealing Millions The feds have expanded the list of financial and political hacking crimes they allege are linked to Lazarus Group and North Korea.
17 February 2021

Ransomware? Let's Call It What It Really Is: Extortionware

Just as the targets of these attacks have shifted from individuals to corporations, so too has the narrow focus given way to applying force and pressure to pay.
17 February 2021

Breach Etiquette: How to Mind Your Manners When It Matters

Breach Etiquette: How to Mind Your Manners When It Matters Panic-stricken as you may be in the face of a cyberattack, keeping calm and, perhaps most importantly, responding appropriately are critical to limiting the damage.
17 February 2021

US charges two more members of the 'Lazarus' North Korean hacking group

The US DOJ described the North Korean hackers as "the world's leading bank robbers" and "a criminal syndicate with a flag."
17 February 2021

Enterprise Windows Threats Drop as Mac Attacks Rise: Report

An analysis of 2020 malware activity indicates businesses should be worried about internal hack tools, ransomware, and spyware in the year ahead.
17 February 2021

Masslogger Swipes Microsoft Outlook, Google Chrome Credentials

Masslogger Swipes Microsoft Outlook, Google Chrome Credentials A new version of the Masslogger trojan has been targeting Windows users - now using a compiled HTML (CHM) file format to start the infection chain.
17 February 2021