Cybersecurity News


What's the Difference Between 'Observability' and 'Visibility' in Security?

To drive holistic security success, we have to start with the interlinking of visibility and observability.
08 February 2021

Android App Infects Millions of Devices With a Single Update

The popular Barcode Scanner app, which as been available on Google Play for years, turned malicious with one software update.
08 February 2021

Microsoft to add 'nation-state activity alerts' to Defender for Office 365

Microsoft has been alerting users of nation-state attacks since 2016. Alerts will now be added to the Defender for Office 365 dashboard so companies can take quicker action.
08 February 2021

Fake Forcepoint Google Chrome Extension Hacks Windows Users

Fake Forcepoint Google Chrome Extension Hacks Windows Users In a unique attack, cybercriminals locally install an extension to manipulate data in internal web applications that the victims have access to.
08 February 2021

WestRock Ransomware Attack Hinders Packaging Production

WestRock Ransomware Attack Hinders Packaging Production The ransomware attack, affecting OT systems, resulted in some of WestRock's facilities lagging in production levels.
08 February 2021

iPhone 12 magnet array can disrupt implantable medical devices

Doctors issue warning about new magnet-based MagSafe technology included with newer-gen iPhones.
08 February 2021

Hidden Dangers of Microsoft 365's Power Automate and eDiscovery Tools

Hidden Dangers of Microsoft 365's Power Automate and eDiscovery Tools Attackers are using legitimate enterprise tools to execute attacks and carry out malicious actions. Security teams must take action now.
08 February 2021

Cartoon Caption Winner: Insider Threat

Cartoon Caption Winner: Insider Threat And the winner of Dark Reading's January cartoon caption contest is ...
08 February 2021

With one update, this malicious Android app hijacked millions of devices

All it takes is one tweak to change a legitimate app into a frustrating parasite on your handset.
08 February 2021

Domestic Kitten hacking group strikes local citizens considered a threat to Iranian regime

FurBall spyware pretends to be everything from a security app to screen wallpapers.
08 February 2021

ESET Threat Report Q4 2020

A view of the Q4 2020 threat landscape as seen by ESET telemetry and from the perspective of ESET threat detection and research experts

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08 February 2021

Hacktivists deface multiple Sri Lankan domains, including Google.lk

Authorities said they detected the attack a few hours after it started and blocked it on Saturday.
07 February 2021

Industrial Networks See Sharp Uptick in Hackable Security Holes

Industrial Networks See Sharp Uptick in Hackable Security Holes Claroty reports that adversaries, CISOs and researchers have all turned their attention to finding critical security bugs in ICS networks.
05 February 2021

Unpatched WordPress Plugin Code-Injection Bug Afflicts 50K Sites

Unpatched WordPress Plugin Code-Injection Bug Afflicts 50K Sites An CRSF-to-stored-XSS security bug plagues 50,000 'Contact Form 7' Style users.
05 February 2021

Spotify Hit With Another Credential-Stuffing Attack

This marks the second credential-stuffing attack to hit the streaming platform in the last few months.
05 February 2021

Webdev tutorials site SitePoint discloses data breach

SitePoint admits data breach after one million user creds were sold on a hacking forum last December.
05 February 2021

Security Researchers Push for 'Bug Bounty Program of Last Resort'

An international program that pays out hefty sums for the discovery of software vulnerabilities could spur greater scrutiny of applications and lead to better security.
05 February 2021

Pro Tip: Don't Doubt Yourself

Pro Tip: Don't Doubt Yourself The Edge asked seasoned security pros what they wish they had known when they first got into the field.
05 February 2021

Week in security with Tony Anscombe

ESET unearths a supply-chain attack against an Android emulator for PC and Mac – ESET research into malware targeting HPC clusters – How to prevent at least some zero-days

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05 February 2021

Google Chrome Zero-Day Afflicts Windows, Mac Users

Google Chrome Zero-Day Afflicts Windows, Mac Users Google warns of a zero-day vulnerability in the V8 open-source engine that's being actively exploited by attackers.
05 February 2021