Cybersecurity News


Zyxel 0day Affects its Firewall Products, Too

On Monday, networking hardware maker Zyxel released security updates to plug a critical security hole in its network attached storage (NAS) devices that is being actively exploited by crooks who specialize in deploying ransomware. Today, Zyxel acknowledged the same flaw is present in many of its firewall products.
26 February 2020

Iranian APT Targets Govs With New Malware

Iranian APT Targets Govs With New Malware A new campaign is targeting governments with the ForeLord malware, which steals credentials.
26 February 2020

Unpatched Security Flaws Open Connected Vacuum to Takeover

Unpatched Security Flaws Open Connected Vacuum to Takeover A connected, robotic vacuum cleaner has serious vulnerabilities that could allow remote hackers to view its video footage and launch denial of service attacks.
26 February 2020

Raccoon malware targets massive range of browsers to steal your data and cryptocurrency

Every browser you can think of is a target of the popular malware.
26 February 2020

Emotet Resurfaces to Drive 145% of Threats in Q4 2019

Analysis of 92 billion rejected emails reveals a range of simple and complex attack techniques for the last quarter of 2019.
26 February 2020

Cryptographers Panel Tackles Espionage, Elections & Blockchain

Encryption experts gave insights into the Crypto AG revelations, delved into complexities of the "right to be forgotten," and more at RSA Conference.
26 February 2020

Stalkerware Attacks Increased 50 Percent Last Year, Report

Stalkerware Attacks Increased 50 Percent Last Year, Report Research puts the emerging mobile threat—which monitors the whereabouts and device activity of devices users as well as collects personal data—into clearer focus.
26 February 2020

Former Microsoft engineer convicted of 18 felonies for digital currency fraud scam

After scamming Microsoft, the software expert treated himself to a Tesla vehicle and a lakefront home.
26 February 2020

Samsung says Find my Mobile glitch not connected to recent data leak

The strange Find my Mobile ‘1’ glitch experienced by users is thought to be wholly separate from recent customer data exposure.
26 February 2020

Chrome 80 update cripples top cybercrime marketplace

90% of all stolen credentials on the Genesis Store came from the AZORult malware. Now, the malware doesn't work in Chrome 80.
26 February 2020

Cloud Security

One of the most effective steps you can take to protect your cloud account is to make sure you are using two-step verification. In addition, always be sure you know exactly whom you are sharing files with. It is very easy to accidently share your files with the entire Internet when you think you are only sharing them with specific individuals.
26 February 2020

Australian banks targeted by DDoS extortionists

Hackers are sending emails to banks asking for large payments in Monero, and threatening DDoS attacks if their demands aren't met.
25 February 2020

Report: Shadow IoT Emerging as New Enterprise Security Problem

Much of the traffic egressing enterprise networks are from poorly protected Internet-connected consumer devices, a Zscaler study finds.
25 February 2020

RSAC 2020: Blockchain is ‘Garbage In’, Voting Needs Paper Ballots

RSAC 2020: Blockchain is ‘Garbage In’, Voting Needs Paper Ballots The annual cryptographer's panel took on issues of privacy and how new crypto-technologies apply to it in today's digital world.
25 February 2020

Stalkerware infections grew by 60% in 2019, says Kaspersky

Kaspersky says 67,500 unique users had stalkerware apps installed on their phones in 2019.
25 February 2020

Stalkerware infections grew by 40% in 2019, says Kaspersky

Kaspersky says 67,500 unique users had stalkerware apps installed on their phones in 2019.
25 February 2020

Ensure Your Cloud Security Is as Modern as Your Business

Take a comprehensive approach to better protect your organization. Security hygiene is a must, but also look at your risk posture through a data protection lens.
25 February 2020

Google Patches Chrome Browser Zero-Day Bug, Under Attack

Google Patches Chrome Browser Zero-Day Bug, Under Attack Google patches zero-day bug tied to memory corruptions found inside the Chrome browser's open-source JavaScript and Web Assembly engine, called V8.
25 February 2020

Google Adds More Security Features Via Chronicle Division

Order out of chaos? The saga of Chronicle continues with new security features for the Google Cloud Platform.
25 February 2020

RSAC 2020 Keynote: Changing the World’s False Perception of Cybersecurity

RSAC 2020 Keynote: Changing the World’s False Perception of Cybersecurity The reality of the cybersecurity industry is starkly different than what's perceived by the rest of the world.
25 February 2020