Cybersecurity News


Long-Term Remote Work: Keeping Workers Productive & Secure

The pandemic has changed how we get work done. Now, data security must catch up.
19 May 2020

Hacker arrested in Ukraine for selling billions of stolen credentials

Hacker "Sanix" has been selling billions of hacked user credentials on hacker forums and Telegram channels.
19 May 2020

WolfRAT Android Malware Targets WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger

WolfRAT Android Malware Targets WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger Researchers link the malware to Wolf Research operators with "high confidence" after it was spotted in campaigns targeting Thai users.
19 May 2020

WolfRAT targets WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger app users on Android devices

The new malware is unstable and appears to be a slapdash effort based on leaked DenDroid code.
19 May 2020

Ukraine Nabs Suspect in 773M Password ‘Megabreach’

In January 2019, dozens of media outlets raised the alarm about a new “megabreach” involving the release of some 773 million stolen usernames and passwords that was breathlessly labeled “the largest collection of stolen data in history.” A subsequent review by KrebsOnSecurity quickly determined the data was years old and merely a compilation of credentials pilfered from mostly public data breaches. Earlier today, authorities in Ukraine said they’d apprehended a suspect in the case.
19 May 2020

EasyJet Sees 9 Million Customer Email Addresses Stolen

More than 2,000 customers also had credit card information taken in the attack.
19 May 2020

Chrome 83 released with enhanced privacy controls, tab groups feature

Chrome 83 is one of the feature-rich Chrome releases in recent years.
19 May 2020

7 Security Pros: What My Nontraditional Background Brings to the Job

7 Security Pros: What My Nontraditional Background Brings to the Job Job experience and degrees outside of the cybersecurity or IT world can provide invaluable diversity of thinking and problem-solving.
19 May 2020

Bluetooth Bugs Allow Impersonation Attacks on Legions of Devices

Bluetooth Bugs Allow Impersonation Attacks on Legions of Devices A host of unpatched security bugs that allow BIAS attacks affects Bluetooth chips from Apple, Intel, Qualcomm, Samsung and others.
19 May 2020

Adobe Patches Critical RCE Flaw in Character Animator App

Adobe Patches Critical RCE Flaw in Character Animator App A critical remote code execution flaw in Adobe Character Animator was fixed in an out-of-band Tuesday patch.
19 May 2020

2020 – 2022 Global Executive Assessor Roundtable


In 2018, PCI Security Standards Council established its first Global Executive Assessor Roundtable (GEAR) consisting of senior leadership members of payment security assessors. The vision for the roundtable was simple: encourage the exchange of information, and increase payment security, through greater coordination with this key stakeholder group.

19 May 2020

Cybersecurity Extends Far Beyond Security Teams & Everyone Plays a Part

Security isn't about tools or technology; it's about establishing a broad, fundamental awareness and sense of responsibility among all employees.
19 May 2020

EasyJet hacking attack: are you affected and what should you do?

EasyJet hacking attack: are you affected and what should you do?

The airline has said the personal information of 9 million customers has been compromised
EasyJet reveals cyber-attack exposed 9m customers’ details

EasyJet revealed on Tuesday it had suffered a “highly sophisticated” cyber-attack. It comes at a time of heightened concern about a surge in online and phone scams linked to the coronavirus pandemic.

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19 May 2020

Hackers Hit Food Supply Company

The attackers behind the REvil ransomware family has also threatened to release personal data on Madonna and other celebrities to the highest bidders.
19 May 2020

Clever Phishing Attack Bypasses MFA to Nab Microsoft Office 365 Credentials

Clever Phishing Attack Bypasses MFA to Nab Microsoft Office 365 Credentials The attack discovered by Cofense can steal sensitive user data stored on the cloud as well as find other victims to target.
19 May 2020

Hundreds of thousands of QNAP devices vulnerable to remote takeover attacks

A firmware patch has been released last year, in November.
19 May 2020

EasyJet reveals cyber-attack exposed 9m customers' details

EasyJet reveals cyber-attack exposed 9m customers' details

Airline apologises after credit card details of about 2,200 passengers were stolen

EasyJet has revealed that the personal information of 9 million customers was accessed in a “highly sophisticated” cyber-attack on the airline.

The company on Tuesday disclosed that email addresses and travel details were accessed and said it will contact all of the customers affected.

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19 May 2020

France defends 'centralized' coronavirus tracing app, insists privacy held sacred

The country says StopCovid could be valuable in preventing a second COVID-19 wave.
19 May 2020

FBI warns about attacks on Magento online stores via old plugin vulnerability

FBI says hackers have been planting card skimmers on online stores by exploiting a 2017 bug in the MAGMI plugin.
19 May 2020

Verizon Data Breach Report: DoS Skyrockets, Espionage Dips

Verizon Data Breach Report: DoS Skyrockets, Espionage Dips Denial of Service (DoS), ransomware, and financially-motivated data breaches were the winners in this year's Verizon DBIR.
19 May 2020