Cybersecurity News


FireEye warns about the proliferation of ready-made ICS hacking tools

The growing number of hacking tools targeting industrial equipment is slowly becoming a problem.
23 March 2020

Protecting Payments While Working Remotely


PCI SSC is dedicated to providing necessary guidance to the payments industry during evolving circumstances related to COVID-19. The current climate is forcing more global organizations to a remote-work model. As organization make this shift, it is important to maintain security practices to protect payment card data. The following are excerpts related to remote work best practices taken from the PCI SSC Information Supplement “Protecting Telephone-Based Payment Card Data”.

23 March 2020

Fake Coronavirus ‘Vaccine’ Website Busted in DoJ Takedown

Fake Coronavirus ‘Vaccine’ Website Busted in DoJ Takedown Authorities have cracked down on a website that claimed to give out coronavirus vaccine kits - but that was actually stealing victims' payment card data and personal information.
23 March 2020

Fake Coronavirus ‘Vaccine’ Website Busted in DoJ Takedown

Fake Coronavirus ‘Vaccine’ Website Busted in DoJ Takedown Authorities have cracked down on a website that claimed to give out coronavirus vaccine kits - but that was actually stealing victims' payment card data and personal information.
23 March 2020

8 Infosec Page-Turners for Days Spent Indoors

8 Infosec Page-Turners for Days Spent Indoors Stuck inside and looking for a new read? Check out these titles written be security practitioners and reporters across the industry.
23 March 2020

The good, the bad and the plain ugly

A prolific ransomware gang vows to dial back its campaigns and spare healthcare organizations altogether during the COVID-19 crisis. It’s no cause for celebration.

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23 March 2020

From Zero to Hero: CISO Edition

It's time for organizations to realize that an empowered CISO can effectively manage enterprise risk and even grow the business along the way.
23 March 2020

Europol eradicates criminal gangs flogging fake coronavirus medicine, surgical masks

€13 million in potentially dangerous drugs, touted as coronavirus cures or immune system boosters, have been seized so far.
23 March 2020

Hacker selling data of 538 million Weibo users

Data for 538 million Weibo users, including 172 million phone numbers, has been put up for sale on the dark web.
22 March 2020

Microsoft pauses Edge releases amid coronavirus outbreak

Microsoft follows in Google's footsteps, who similarly paused Chrome updates earlier this week.
21 March 2020

DDoS botnets have abused three zero-days in LILIN video recorders for months

Hackers first began exploiting the bug in August last year. LILIN patched the issue in February this year.
20 March 2020

200M Records of US Citizens Leaked in Unprotected Database

Researchers have not determined who owns the database, which was one of several large exposed instances disclosed this week.
20 March 2020

Revamped HawkEye Keylogger Swoops in on Coronavirus Fears

Revamped HawkEye Keylogger Swoops in on Coronavirus Fears Emails claiming to be directly from WHO’s Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus offer "drug advice" -- and malware infections.
20 March 2020

Revamped HawkEye Keylogger Swoops in on Coronavirus Fears

Revamped HawkEye Keylogger Swoops in on Coronavirus Fears Emails claiming to be directly from WHO’s Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus offer "drug advice" -- and malware infections.
20 March 2020

Defying Covid-19’s Pall: Pwn2Own Goes Virtual

Defying Covid-19’s Pall: Pwn2Own Goes Virtual Hacking contest goes virtual with participants remotely winning $295k in prizes for taking down Adobe Reader, Safari and Ubuntu.
20 March 2020

Defying Covid-19’s Pall: Pwn2Own Goes Virtual

Defying Covid-19’s Pall: Pwn2Own Goes Virtual Hacking contest goes virtual with participants remotely winning $295k in prizes for taking down Adobe Reader, Safari and Ubuntu.
20 March 2020

Fintech company Finastra announces mysterious security breach

Details still scant about what could turn out to be a very impactful incident.
20 March 2020

Fintech company Finastra hit by ransomware

Company shuts down services but promises to have everything up by Monday.
20 March 2020

Dark Reading Cybersecurity Crossword Puzzle

Dark Reading Cybersecurity Crossword Puzzle Here's a little something to snuggle up with if you're on lockdown.
20 March 2020

Week in security with Tony Anscombe

How to transition to a remote workforce in a safe manner – How to protect yourself from COVID-19 scams – Stantinko's miner caught using new obfuscation techniques

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20 March 2020