Cybersecurity News


A COVID-19 Cybersecurity Poll: Securing a Remote Workforce

A COVID-19 Cybersecurity Poll: Securing a Remote Workforce COVID-19 is changing how we work. Weigh in on how your organization is securing its remote footprint with our short Threatpost poll.
17 March 2020

This Stalkerware Delivers Extra-Creepy Features

This Stalkerware Delivers Extra-Creepy Features Stalkerware called Monitor Minor gives users the ability to creep on a target’s missives swapped via Instagram, Skype and Snapchat.
17 March 2020

Attorney General Directs DoJ to Prioritize Coronavirus Crime

Criminal activity related to the pandemic cannot be tolerated, William Barr states in memo.
17 March 2020

FBI warns of human traffickers luring victims on dating apps

The warning highlights one of the potential risks associated with revealing too much private information online

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17 March 2020

TrickBot Module Takes Aim at Remote Desktops

The module, still in development, focuses on compromising Windows systems by brute-forcing accounts via the Remote Desktop Protocol.
17 March 2020

Startup Offering Secure Access to Corporate Apps Emerges from Stealth

Axis Security has raised $17 million in VC funding.
17 March 2020

Women in Payments: Q&A with Marie-Christine Vittet


For Marie-Christine Vittet, cybersecurity is more than a job, it’s a way of life. In this month’s blog series, Vittet describes how data protection has become a part of her DNA.   

17 March 2020

Security Lessons We've Learned (So Far) from COVID-19

Security Lessons We've Learned (So Far) from COVID-19 Takeaways about fighting new fires, securely enabling remote workforces, and human nature during difficult times.
17 March 2020

This Tax Season, Save the Scorn and Protect Customers from Phishing Scams

As security professionals, it's easy to get cynical about the continued proliferation of tax ID theft and blame the consumers themselves. But that doesn't help anyone.
17 March 2020

WordPress and Apache Struts account for 55% of all weaponized vulnerabilities

Comprehensive study looks at the most attacked web technologies of the last decade.
17 March 2020

Remote Workforce Jumps 15% In Two Weeks

Netskope reports the total number of remote employees is the highest it has ever observed.
17 March 2020

APT36 Taps Coronavirus as ‘Golden Opportunity’ to Spread Crimson RAT

APT36 Taps Coronavirus as ‘Golden Opportunity’ to Spread Crimson RAT The Pakistani-linked APT has been spotted infecting victims with data exfiltration malware.
17 March 2020

InfoSec Pros Uncertain About Relationships With Partner Security Teams

InfoSec Pros Uncertain About Relationships With Partner Security Teams Only half of respondents to a recent Dark Reading study felt confident that their third-party business partners would, at least, tell them if a compromise occurred.
17 March 2020

Needed: A Cybersecurity Good Samaritan Law

Legislation should protect the good hackers who are helping to keep us safe, not just go after the bad.
17 March 2020

Financial companies leak 425GB in company, client data through open database

Half a million confidential legal and financial documents, at least, were exposed online.
17 March 2020

Many Ransomware Attacks Can be Stopped Before They Begin

The tendency by many attackers to wait for the right time to strike gives defenders an opening, FireEye says.
17 March 2020

Activities of a Nigerian Cybercriminal Uncovered

Activities of a Nigerian Cybercriminal Uncovered Rise and fall of a Nigerian cybercriminal called ‘Dton,’ who made hundreds of thousands of dollars in a 7-year campaign, outlined in new report.
17 March 2020

Most ransomware attacks take place during the night or over the weekend

FireEye: 27% of all ransomware attacks take place during the weekend, 49% after working hours during weekdays.
16 March 2020

Convincing Google Impersonation Opens Door to MiTM, Phishing

Convincing Google Impersonation Opens Door to MiTM, Phishing Using homographic characters is an easy way to execute a convincing fake site.
16 March 2020

Privacy in a Pandemic: What You Can (and Can't) Ask Employees

Businesses struggle to strike a balance between workplace health and employees' privacy rights in the midst of a global health emergency.
16 March 2020