Cybersecurity News


Ryuk ransomware hits Fortune 500 company EMCOR

Company expects the incident to have an impact on its 2020 earnings, according to its 2019 Q4 financial report.
04 March 2020

Malicious Chrome extension caught stealing Ledger wallet recovery seeds

A Chrome extension named Ledger Live was exposed today as malicious. It is currently heavily promoted via Google search ads.
04 March 2020

Let's Encrypt Revokes Over 3 Million of Its Digital Certs

Domain validation glitch prompts an abrupt decision.
04 March 2020

Browsers to block access to HTTPS sites using TLS 1.0 and 1.1 starting this month

More than 850,000 websites still use outdated TLS 1.0 and 1.1 protocols.
04 March 2020

Most Cyberattacks in 2019 Were Waged Without Malware

If the "malware-free" attack trajectory continues, it could mean major trouble for defenders, according to experts from CrowdStrike and other security companies.
04 March 2020

PCI SSC Statement on COVID-19


PCI SSC is aware of the unprecedented situation caused by the spread of COVID-19. As circumstances evolve, questions have arisen surrounding a variety of issues, including the impact on assessments and trainings. We are actively monitoring the developments and collaborating with our stakeholders and community on response and needed guidance. We have established this webpage for all updates, so please be sure to check regularly as this is a constantly evolving situation.

04 March 2020

CISOs Who Want a Seat at the DevOps Table Better Bring Value

Here are four ways to make inroads with the DevOps team -- before it's too late.
04 March 2020

Critical Netgear Bug Impacts Flagship Nighthawk Router

Critical Netgear Bug Impacts Flagship Nighthawk Router Dozens of routers are patched by Netgear as it snuffs out critical, high and medium severity flaws.
04 March 2020

Microsoft OneNote Used To Sidestep Phishing Detection

Microsoft OneNote Used To Sidestep Phishing Detection A recent phishing campaign used OneNote to distribute the Agent Tesla keylogger.
04 March 2020

EternalBlue Longevity Underscores Patching Problem

Three years after the Shadow Brokers published zero-day exploits stolen from the National Security Agency, the SMB compromise continues to be a popular Internet attack.
04 March 2020

The Perfect Travel Security Policy for a Globe-Trotting Laptop

The Perfect Travel Security Policy for a Globe-Trotting Laptop There are many challenges to safely carrying data and equipment on international travels, but the right policy can make navigating the challenges easier and more successful.
04 March 2020

Fraud Prevention Month: How to protect yourself from scams

ESET Chief Security Evangelist Tony Anscombe sat down with us to share his insights on how to avoid falling prey to online fraud

The post Fraud Prevention Month: How to protect yourself from scams appeared first on WeLiveSecurity

04 March 2020

Loyalty Cards Targeted in Tesco Clubcard Attack

Loyalty Cards Targeted in Tesco Clubcard Attack Around 600,000 of the supermarket's 12 million loyalty program members have been warned about a cyberattack.
04 March 2020

Cathay Pacific Hit with Fine for Long-Lasting Breach

The breach, which was active for four years, resulted in the theft of personal information on more than 9 million people.
04 March 2020

3 Ways to Strengthen Your Cyber Defenses

By taking proactive action, organizations can face down threats with greater agility and earned confidence.
04 March 2020

Voice assistants can be hacked with ultrasonic waves

With access to text messages and the ability to make fraudulent phone calls, attackers could wreak more damage than you'd think

The post Voice assistants can be hacked with ultrasonic waves appeared first on WeLiveSecurity

04 March 2020

Coronavirus claims another major tech event: Kaspersky’s Security Analyst Summit postponed

Organizers say that it won’t be a “real” SAS without the hugs and clinking of beer glasses.
04 March 2020

7 Loyalty Program and Rewards App Attacks

7 Loyalty Program and Rewards App Attacks The number of attacks targeting loyalty and rewards programs is growing. Here are some of the lowlights.
04 March 2020

7 Loyalty Program and Rewards App Attacks

7 Loyalty Program and Rewards App Attacks The number of attacks targeting loyalty and rewards programs is growing. Here are some of the lowlights.
04 March 2020

Messaging / Smishing Attacks

Cyber attackers can just as easily trick or fool you in messaging apps as they can in email. Be on the look-out for scams or attacks via apps such as Slack, Skype, WhatsApp or event simple text messaging. The most common clues are tremendous sense of urgency or curioustiy.
04 March 2020