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Stalkerware Apps Riddled with Security Bugs

Stalkerware Apps Riddled with Security Bugs Attackers can take advantage of the fact these apps access, gather, store and transmit more information than any other app their victims have installed.
18 May 2021

Splunk to Acquire TruStar for Data Management

Splunk said it will integrate TruStar's data-sharing capabilities into its Data-to-Everything platform following the acquisition.
18 May 2021

FBI's IC3 Logs 1M Complaints in 14 Months

The FBI's IC3 reportsCOVID-related scams and an increase in online retail may be behind the upswing in complaints.
18 May 2021

Why Anti-Phishing Training Isn't Enough

Not only is relying on employees' awareness insufficient to prevent sophisticated social engineering attacks, some training methods can create other problems.
18 May 2021

Scams target families of missing persons, FBI warns

Con artists use social media to find and target victims for various nefarious ends, including to extort relatives of missing persons

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18 May 2021

Antivirus software, explained

Antivirus software isn’t enough to protect our devices and accounts any longer, but it still provides a key layer of defense.
18 May 2021

Best 11 Quotes From Cryptographers' Panel

Best 11 Quotes From Cryptographers' Panel Cryptographers at an RSA Conference panel aren't worried about adversarial quantum cryptography. Machine learning, though, causes pressing practical issues.
18 May 2021

It’s Time to Prepare for a Rise in Insider Threats

It’s Time to Prepare for a Rise in Insider Threats Anurag Kahol, CTO at Bitglass, discusses options for detecting malicious or dangerous activity from within an organization.
18 May 2021

Unsuccessful Conti Ransomware Attack Still Packs Costly Punch

Unsuccessful Conti Ransomware Attack Still Packs Costly Punch Separate attacks last week on the country’s Department of Health and Health Service Executive forced the shutdown of networks and services that still haven’t been fully restored.
18 May 2021

Researchers Create Covert Channel Over Apple AirTag Network

Small amounts of data could be sent from nearly anywhere using Apple's "Find My" network, hidden in the large volume of traffic as AirTags become widely used, two researchers say.
18 May 2021

How to Mitigate Against Domain Credential Theft

Attackers routinely reuse stolen domain credentials. Here are some ways to thwart their access.
18 May 2021

Cisco Plans to Create 'Premium' SecureX Offering With Kenna Security Features

Executives from Cisco share insights on the networking giant's ambitious security strategy.
18 May 2021

Microsoft, Adobe Exploits Top List of Crooks’ Wish List

Microsoft, Adobe Exploits Top List of Crooks’ Wish List You can’t possibly patch all CVEs, so focus on the exploits crooks are willing to pay for, as tracked in a study of the underground exploit market.
18 May 2021

FBI receives record level of complaints for online scams, investment fraud

Victims are set to lose the most when they fall for romance scams and business email compromise.
18 May 2021

Android stalkerware detection rates surged over 2020

Not only are the apps potentially unethical, but vendors also aren’t interested in fixing core security issues found within them.
18 May 2021

DarkSide Ransomware Variant Targets Disk Partitions

A newly discovered DarkSide ransomware variant can detect and compromise partitioned hard drives, researchers report.
17 May 2021

Magecart Goes Server-Side in Latest Tactics Changeup

Magecart Goes Server-Side in Latest Tactics Changeup The latest Magecart iteration is finding success with a new PHP web shell skimmer.
17 May 2021

47% of Criminals Buying Exploits Target Microsoft Products

Researchers examine English- and Russian-language underground exploits to track how exploits are advertised and sold.
17 May 2021

DDoS Attacks Up 31% in Q1 2021: Report

If pace continues, DDoS attack activity could surpass last year's 10-million attack threshold.
17 May 2021

Rapid7 Is the Latest Victim of a Software Supply Chain Breach

Security vendor says attackers accessed some of its source code using a previously compromised Bash Uploader script from Codecov.
17 May 2021