Cybersecurity News


Stalkerware Attacks Increased 50 Percent Last Year, Report

Stalkerware Attacks Increased 50 Percent Last Year, Report Research puts the emerging mobile threat—which monitors the whereabouts and device activity of devices users as well as collects personal data—into clearer focus.
26 February 2020

Former Microsoft engineer convicted of 18 felonies for digital currency fraud scam

After scamming Microsoft, the software expert treated himself to a Tesla vehicle and a lakefront home.
26 February 2020

Samsung says Find my Mobile glitch not connected to recent data leak

The strange Find my Mobile ‘1’ glitch experienced by users is thought to be wholly separate from recent customer data exposure.
26 February 2020

Chrome 80 update cripples top cybercrime marketplace

90% of all stolen credentials on the Genesis Store came from the AZORult malware. Now, the malware doesn't work in Chrome 80.
26 February 2020

Cloud Security

One of the most effective steps you can take to protect your cloud account is to make sure you are using two-step verification. In addition, always be sure you know exactly whom you are sharing files with. It is very easy to accidently share your files with the entire Internet when you think you are only sharing them with specific individuals.
26 February 2020

Australian banks targeted by DDoS extortionists

Hackers are sending emails to banks asking for large payments in Monero, and threatening DDoS attacks if their demands aren't met.
25 February 2020

Report: Shadow IoT Emerging as New Enterprise Security Problem

Much of the traffic egressing enterprise networks are from poorly protected Internet-connected consumer devices, a Zscaler study finds.
25 February 2020

RSAC 2020: Blockchain is ‘Garbage In’, Voting Needs Paper Ballots

RSAC 2020: Blockchain is ‘Garbage In’, Voting Needs Paper Ballots The annual cryptographer's panel took on issues of privacy and how new crypto-technologies apply to it in today's digital world.
25 February 2020

Stalkerware infections grew by 60% in 2019, says Kaspersky

Kaspersky says 67,500 unique users had stalkerware apps installed on their phones in 2019.
25 February 2020

Stalkerware infections grew by 40% in 2019, says Kaspersky

Kaspersky says 67,500 unique users had stalkerware apps installed on their phones in 2019.
25 February 2020

Ensure Your Cloud Security Is as Modern as Your Business

Take a comprehensive approach to better protect your organization. Security hygiene is a must, but also look at your risk posture through a data protection lens.
25 February 2020

Google Patches Chrome Browser Zero-Day Bug, Under Attack

Google Patches Chrome Browser Zero-Day Bug, Under Attack Google patches zero-day bug tied to memory corruptions found inside the Chrome browser's open-source JavaScript and Web Assembly engine, called V8.
25 February 2020

Google Adds More Security Features Via Chronicle Division

Order out of chaos? The saga of Chronicle continues with new security features for the Google Cloud Platform.
25 February 2020

RSAC 2020 Keynote: Changing the World’s False Perception of Cybersecurity

RSAC 2020 Keynote: Changing the World’s False Perception of Cybersecurity The reality of the cybersecurity industry is starkly different than what's perceived by the rest of the world.
25 February 2020

KnowBe4 At BlackHat

KnowBe4 at BlackHat
25 February 2020

Cybersecurity Industry: It's Time to Stop the Victim Blame Game

There are far more ways to be helpful than adding to the noise of what a company probably did wrong.
25 February 2020

Wendy Nather on How to Make Security 'Democratization' a Reality

Wendy Nather on How to Make Security 'Democratization' a Reality Ahead of her keynote at the RSA Conference, Cisco's head of advisory CISOs outlines to Dark Reading a unique paradigm that asks security teams to stop fighting their users, and start sharing control with them.
25 February 2020

Sen. Schumer Pushes for TSA Employee Ban on TikTok App at Work

Sen. Schumer Pushes for TSA Employee Ban on TikTok App at Work The Department of Homeland Security and two U.S. military branches already had discontinued use of the app based on concerns over Chinese data-security and censorship practices.
25 February 2020

McAfee Acquires Light Point for Browser Isolation Tech

Company plans to integrate Light Point Security's technology into the McAfee Secure Web Gateway and its Mvision UCE platform.
25 February 2020

Firefox for Mac and Linux to get a new security sandbox system

Firefox's new RLBox sandbox system to ship to Linux users in Firefox 74 and Mac users in Firefox 75.
25 February 2020