Cybersecurity News


Texas Courts Won’t Pay Up in Ransomware Attack

Texas Courts Won’t Pay Up in Ransomware Attack Texas appellate courts and judicial agencies’ websites and computer servers were shut down after a ransomware attack.
13 May 2020

Leaked NHS Docs Reveal Roadmap, Concerns Around Contact-Tracing App

Leaked NHS Docs Reveal Roadmap, Concerns Around Contact-Tracing App Future features include plenty of self-reporting options, and officials' fears the data could be misused.
13 May 2020

US formally accuses China of hacking US entities working on COVID-19 research

DHS CISA and the FBI issue joint statement on recent Chinese cyber-attacks against COVID-19-related targets.
13 May 2020

Biometrics in the Great Beyond

Biometrics in the Great Beyond A thumbprint may be a good authentication factor for the living, but are you prepared to access mission-critical data and devices after an employee's death?
13 May 2020

The Problem with Automating Data Privacy Technology

Managing complex and nuanced consumer rights requests presents a unique challenge for enterprises in today's regulated world of GDPR and CCPA. Here's why.
13 May 2020

Attackers Routinely Use Older Vulnerabilities to Exploit Businesses, US Cyber Agency Warns

Security issues in Microsoft products dominate the US government's top 10 list of commonly exploited vulnerabilities, but Apache Struts, Adobe Flash, and Drupal are also routinely targeted.
13 May 2020

PrintDemon vulnerability impacts all Windows versions

PrintDemon vulnerability impacts Windows versions released as far back as 1996. Patches available.
13 May 2020

Ransomware, Data Breach Follow Phishing Attack at Magellan Health

The healthcare company has informed affected employees of a data breach on a single corporate server.
13 May 2020

Ramsay Malware Targets Air-Gapped Networks

Ramsay Malware Targets Air-Gapped Networks The cyber-espionage toolkit is under active development.
13 May 2020

Healthcare Giant Magellan Struck with Ransomware, Data Breach

Healthcare Giant Magellan Struck with Ransomware, Data Breach Logins, personal information and tax info were all exfiltrated ahead of the ransomware attack, thanks to a phishing email.
13 May 2020

CyberArk Acquires Idaptive for Identity-as-a-Service Tech

The $70 million deal is intended to help CyberArk strengthen its portfolio with secure and SaaS-based identity management.
13 May 2020

More Tips for Staying Safe While Working from Home

While some users are up to speed with the WFH protocol, it's worth adding a few more items to your security checklist.
13 May 2020

How Unconventional Professional Backgrounds Can Strengthen a Cybersecurity Team

Getting over the cybersecurity skills gap takes creativity, flexibility, and a willingness to go "off-script" when it comes to picking out candidates.
13 May 2020

Feds Publish Analysis of New Malware Tools Tied to APT ‘Hidden Cobra’

Feds Publish Analysis of New Malware Tools Tied to APT ‘Hidden Cobra’ DHS posts analysis, documentation for new cyber-attack tools on US-CERT on three-year anniversary of WannaCry.
13 May 2020

New Ramsay malware can steal sensitive documents from air-gapped networks

Ramsay can infect air-gapped computers, collect Word, PDF, and ZIP files in a hidden folder, and then wait for exfiltration.
13 May 2020

Adobe issues patches for 36 vulnerabilities in DNG, Reader, Acrobat

May’s patch round includes fixes for remote code execution flaws.
13 May 2020

Ransomware attack disables Texas Supreme Court’s website

  By William Knowles @c4i Senior Editor InfoSec News May 13, 2020 On Friday, May 8th, the Office of Court Administration (OCA), the information technology (IT) provider for the appellate courts and state judicial agencies within the Texas Judicial Branch, identified a serious security event in the branch network, which was later determined to be […]
13 May 2020

Ramsay: A cyber‑espionage toolkit tailored for air‑gapped networks

ESET researchers uncover several instances of malware that uses various attack vectors to target systems isolated by an air gap

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13 May 2020

Windows 10 to get PUA/PUP protection feature

New PUA/PUP-blocking security feature to roll out with the Windows 10 May 2020 update.
13 May 2020

DHS CISA and FBI share list of top 10 most exploited vulnerabilities

Office is the most exploited technology, followed by Apache Struts.
13 May 2020