Cybersecurity News


US government warns foreign actors with sharp consequences if they meddle in Super Tuesday

DOS, DOJ, DOD, DHS, ODNI, FBI, NSA, and CISA issue joint statement ahead of Super Tuesday primary.
02 March 2020

Why Threat Intelligence Gathering Can Be a Legal Minefield

In new guidance, the Department of Justice says security researchers and organizations run real risks when gathering threat intelligence or dealing with criminals in underground online marketplaces.
02 March 2020

How Security Leaders at Starbucks and Microsoft Prepare for Breaches

Executives discuss the security incidents they're most worried about and the steps they take to prepare for them.
02 March 2020

How Security Leads at Starbucks and Microsoft Prepare for Breaches

Executives discuss the security incidents they're most worried about and the steps they take to prepare for them.
02 March 2020

NetSupport Manager RAT Spread via Bogus NortonLifeLock Docs

NetSupport Manager RAT Spread via Bogus NortonLifeLock Docs The legitimate remote-access tool is being used to maliciously infect victims and allow remote code-execution.
02 March 2020

Gamer Alert: Serious Nvidia Flaw Plagues Graphics Driver

Gamer Alert: Serious Nvidia Flaw Plagues Graphics Driver Several flaws found in Nvidia's graphics drivers could enable denial of service, remote code execution and other malicious attacks.
02 March 2020

Walgreens' Mobile App Exposes Customers' Info

An error in the app allowed some secure chat users to see medical information that wasn't theirs.
02 March 2020

US Treasury sanctions two Chinese nationals for laundering cryptocurrency for North Korean hackers

Two Chinese men laundered funds from two hacked cryptocurrency exchanges.
02 March 2020

Forrester: Keeping Smart Cities Safe From Hacks

Forrester: Keeping Smart Cities Safe From Hacks As cities grow more connected, municipal operators must deal with new risks like ransomware, IoT hacks and more.
02 March 2020

French Firms Rocked by Kasbah Hacker?

A large number of French critical infrastructure firms were hacked as part of an extended malware campaign that appears to have been orchestrated by at least one attacker based in Morocco, KrebsOnSecurity has learned. The individual thought to be involved has earned accolades from the likes of Apple, Dell, and Microsoft for helping to find and fix security vulnerabilities in their products.
02 March 2020

Tesla, SpaceX Parts Manufacturer Suffers Data Breach

Visser Precision has confirmed a security incident likely caused by the data-stealing DoppelPaymer ransomware.
02 March 2020

TrickBot Adds ActiveX Control, Hides Dropper in Images

TrickBot Adds ActiveX Control, Hides Dropper in Images The tricky trojan has evolved again, to stay a step ahead of defenders.
02 March 2020

Walgreens Mobile App Leaks Prescription Data

Walgreens Mobile App Leaks Prescription Data A security error in the Walgreens mobile app may have leaked customers' full names, prescriptions and shipping addresses.
02 March 2020

Name That Toon: Holy Cow!

Name That Toon: Holy Cow! Feeling creative? Submit your caption in the comments, and our panel of experts will reward the winner with a $25 Amazon gift card.
02 March 2020

RSA 2020 – Is your machine learning/quantum computer lying to you?

And how would you know if the algorithm was tampered with?

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02 March 2020

What Disney+ Can Teach Businesses About Customer Security

Businesses must prioritize customer protection by taking on some of the responsibility to prevent credential stuffing attacks through multipronged authentication and identity management.
02 March 2020

Brave deemed most private browser in terms of 'phoning home'

The new Microsoft Edge and the Yandex Browser deemed the most data greedy.
02 March 2020

UK Home Office breached GDPR 100 times through botched management of EU Settlement Scheme

ID cards sent to the wrong addresses, third party data disclosures, and lost passports are only some examples of mishandling.
02 March 2020

Swiss government submits criminal complaint over CIA Crypto spying scandal

US and German intelligence deliberately implemented backdoors in Crypto AG systems to eavesdrop on governments worldwide.
02 March 2020

China: new internet censorship rules raise fears of renewed crackdown

China: new internet censorship rules raise fears of renewed crackdown

Controls on the ‘online information content ecosystem’ bring heightened concern about freedom of speech

Sweeping new internet censorship rules have gone into effect in China, prompting concerns that authorities will further control information and online debate as the country reels from the coronavirus outbreak.

China’s cybersecurity administration has since Saturday implemented a set of new regulations on the governance of the “online information content ecosystem” that encourage “positive” content while barring material deemed “negative” or illegal.

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02 March 2020