Cybersecurity News


Data Breaches Declined in Q1 2020 Over Q1 2019 -- Or Did They?

Numbers are down, but that may only be because organizations have been too busy fighting COVID-19-related cyberthreats to notice compromises, Risk Based Security says.
11 May 2020

Iran reports failed cyber-attack on Strait of Hormuz port

Iranian officials said hackers infiltrated and damaged a small number of computers at the port of Shahid Rajaei in the city of Bandar Abbas.
11 May 2020

Researchers Analyze Oracle WebLogic Flaw Under Attack

Trend Micro researchers explain how attackers bypassed the patch for a deserialization vulnerability in the Oracle WebLogic Server.
11 May 2020

Ransomware Hit ATM Giant Diebold Nixdorf

Diebold Nixdorf, a major provider of automatic teller machines (ATMs) and payment technology to banks and retailers, recently suffered a ransomware attack that disrupted some operations. The company says the hackers never touched its ATMs or customer networks, and that the intrusion only affected its corporate network.
11 May 2020

Package delivery giant Pitney Bowes confirms second ransomware attack in 7 months

Pitney Bowes network infected with Maze ransomware, after the company got hit by the Ryuk gang in October last year.
11 May 2020

Millions of Thunderbolt-Equipped Devices Open to ‘ThunderSpy’ Attack

Millions of Thunderbolt-Equipped Devices Open to ‘ThunderSpy’ Attack If an attacker can get his hands on a Thunderbolt-equipped device for five minutes, he can launch a new data-stealing attack called "Thunderspy."
11 May 2020

Sphinx Malware Returns to Riddle U.S. Targets

Sphinx Malware Returns to Riddle U.S. Targets The banking trojan has upgraded and is seeing a resurgence on the back of coronavirus stimulus payment themes.
11 May 2020

Over 160 million user records put up for sale on the dark web

Eleven companies, ranging from online marketplaces to news websites, have had their user databases poached

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11 May 2020

Rule of Thumb: USB Killers Pose Real Threat

They look just like a USB thumb drive, but instead of storing data, they can be used to destroy it and the device the data is saved on.
11 May 2020

Breaking news? App promises news feeds, brings DDoS attacks instead

After being targeted by an Android DDoS app, ESET seized the opportunity to analyze the attack and to help put an end to it

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11 May 2020

Zeus Sphinx revamped as coronavirus relief payment attack wave continues

The financial malware has been upgraded with new C2 setups and encryption keys.
11 May 2020

Data leak, phishing security flaws disclosed in Oracle iPlanet Web Server

Security patches will not be issued to fix the problems.
11 May 2020

Potential data breach reported at hard-hit Ontario long-term care home

  By William Knowles @c4i Senior Editor InfoSec News May 11, 2020 Ontario’s Minister of Long-term Care Dr. Merrilee Fullerton reported a potential data breach at a Pickering, Ontario long-term care home on Saturday evening on Twitter. “I’m learning of disturbing news out of Pickering’s Orchard Villa LTC home. There is a possibility of a significant privacy breach […]
11 May 2020

Microsoft and Intel project converts malware into images before analyzing it

Microsoft and Intel Labs work on STAMINA, a new deep learning approach for detecting and classifying malware.
10 May 2020

Microsoft adds protection against Reply-All email storms in Office 365

Redmond adds protection against massive "Reply-All" email storms after suffering two internal incidents in 2019 and 2020.
09 May 2020

A hacker group is selling more than 73 million user records on the dark web

Hacker group "ShinyHunters" is selling the data of 10 companies on a dark web cybercrime marketplace.
09 May 2020

DEF CON 28 in-person conference is CANCELLED

By William Knowles @c4i Senior Editor InfoSec News May 8, 2020 (Via Jeff Moss / The Dark Tangent) Why? It is not safe for people to gather in large groups for conferences, sports ball events, or clubbing now or in the foreseeable future this year. To commemorate this (hopefully) once in a lifetime event we, […]
09 May 2020

Black Hat and DEF CON security conferences to take place in a virtual format

"Defcon is canceled" meme becomes reality.
08 May 2020

US Marshals Service exposed prisoner details in security breach

Security breach took place in December 2019 and was discovered by the DOJ's JSOC team.
08 May 2020

Companies Struggle for Effective Cybersecurity

The money companies are spending on cybersecurity tools doesn't necessarily result in better security, a new survey shows.
08 May 2020