Cybersecurity News


COVID-19: Getting Ready for the Next Business Continuity Challenge

What comes after you've empowered your remote workforce in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic? Dealing with a large portion of that workforce getting sick at the same time.
25 March 2020

World Health Organization, Facebook, Microsoft team up in COVID-19 hackathon

#BuildforCOVID19 focuses on the development of technology of value during the coronavirus outbreak.
25 March 2020

TrickBot App Bypasses Non-SMS Banking 2FA

TrickBot App Bypasses Non-SMS Banking 2FA TrickBot victims are being fooled into downloading an app that records their screens - stealing non-SMS 2FA passcodes for banking websites.
25 March 2020

Apple Safari Blocks Ad-Targeting Cookie Support

Apple Safari Blocks Ad-Targeting Cookie Support The move follows Google’s announcement last May that it would do the same in Chrome by 2022.
25 March 2020

Privacy

Privacy is more than just settings in your Social Media account or using the Tor Browser. Your data and actions are collected in a variety of ways. The more aware you are of just how much of your data is collected, the better you can protect it.
25 March 2020

Microsoft announces new 'Hardware-enforced Stack Protection' feature

The new "Hardware-enforced Stack Protection" feature is under development and an early preview is available in Windows 10 Insider previews builds (fast ring).
25 March 2020

Android lets advertisers get a list of all your apps -- and this API feature is broadly used

In-depth study looks at the usage of installed application methods (IAMs) API calls across the Android ecosystem.
24 March 2020

Apple blocks third-party cookies in Safari

Safari becomes second browser after the Tor Browser to block third-party cookies by default for all users.
24 March 2020

How Attackers Could Use Azure Apps to Sneak into Microsoft 365

Researchers warn Microsoft 365 account holders to pay attention to unknown applications that request permissions.
24 March 2020

Unknown ‘WildPressure’ Malware Campaign Lets Off Steam in Middle East

Unknown ‘WildPressure’ Malware Campaign Lets Off Steam in Middle East The cyberattacks -- some on industrial targets -- use a previously unknown trojan dubbed Milum.
24 March 2020

Covid-19 Privacy Poll: Phone Tracking, Public Health and Surveillance

Covid-19 Privacy Poll: Phone Tracking, Public Health and Surveillance Is sacrificing your personal privacy worth flattening the coronavirus infection curve? Weigh in on our Threatpost poll.
24 March 2020

Akamai to slow down video game downloads during COVID-19 outbreak

Akamai says its working together with Microsoft and Sony to avoid global internet traffic bottlenecks.
24 March 2020

WHO Targeted in Espionage Attempt, COVID-19 Cyberattacks Spike

WHO Targeted in Espionage Attempt, COVID-19 Cyberattacks Spike The DarkHotel group could have been looking for information on tests, vaccines or trial cures.
24 March 2020

Malware Found Hidden in Android Utility Apps, Children's Games

The 'Tekya' malware, as researchers call it, is designed to imitate the user's actions to click advertisements.
24 March 2020

How to Secure Your Kubernetes Deployments

As more companies shift their software to a microservices-based architecture and orchestrate their containerized applications in Kubernetes, distributed security controls become a must.
24 March 2020

New APT Targets Middle Eastern Victims

The new malware, dubbed "Milum," can take control of industrial devices.
24 March 2020

Critical Adobe Flaw Fixed in Out-of-Band Security Update

Critical Adobe Flaw Fixed in Out-of-Band Security Update Adobe has fixed a critical flaw in its Creative Cloud Desktop Application for Windows.
24 March 2020

Kaspersky finds new APT targeting the Middle East's industrial sector

Security firm says this is a new hacker group, with new malware and no links to any other past operations.
24 March 2020

Cybercriminals' Promises to Pause During Pandemic Amount to Little

As pandemic worsens, online profiteering -- from fraudsters to ransomware operators to cybercriminal hacking -- continues unabated, despite some promises from the underground.
24 March 2020

Automated Tools Make Cyberattacks Easier to Pull Off

Gone are the days when threat actors had to actually spend time and effort planning and developing an attack on their own, Recorded Future says.
24 March 2020