Cybersecurity News


DOD DISA discloses data breach

The Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) handles IT and telecommunications support for the White House and military troops.
20 February 2020

Google Bans 600 Android Apps for Obnoxious Ads

Google Bans 600 Android Apps for Obnoxious Ads The Google Play apps violated the tech behemoth's disruptive advertising policies.
20 February 2020

Popular Mobile Document-Management Apps Put Data at Risk

Most iOS and Android apps that Cometdocs has published on Google and Apple app stores transmit entire documents - unencrypted.
20 February 2020

Google removes 600 Android apps in Play Store adware crackdown

Google removes Android apps and bans app developers who used out-of-app ads to spam users.
20 February 2020

Microsoft Announces General Availability of Threat Protection, Insider Risk Management

Microsoft made several security announcements ahead of RSA Conference, including its decision to bring Microsoft Defender to iOS and Android.
20 February 2020

Ransomware Damage Hit $11.5B in 2019

A new report shows the scale of ransomware's harm and the growth of that damage year-over-year -- an average of $141,000 per incident.
20 February 2020

It's Time to Break the 'Rule of Steve'

Today, in a room full of cybersecurity professionals, there are still more people called Steve than there are women.
20 February 2020

Critical Cisco Bug Opens Software Licencing Manager to Remote Attack

Critical Cisco Bug Opens Software Licencing Manager to Remote Attack A default password would let anyone access the Cisco Smart Software Manager On-Prem Base platform, even if it's not directly connected to the internet.
20 February 2020

Personal Info of 10.6M MGM Resort Guests Leaked Online

Data published on a hacking forum includes phone numbers and email addresses of travelers ranging from everyday tourists to celebrities and tech CEOs.
20 February 2020

Coronavirus kills MWC, IBM withdraws from RSA: What about Kaspersky’s Security Analyst Summit?

Kaspersky has revealed its position on the potential cancellation of the Security Analyst Summit, due to take place in April.
20 February 2020

Cybergang Favors G Suite and Physical Checks For BEC Attacks

Cybergang Favors G Suite and Physical Checks For BEC Attacks Exaggerated Lion, a newly discovered cybercrime group, uses new and unique tactics to target U.S. companies in BEC attacks.
20 February 2020

Croatia's largest petrol station chain impacted by cyber-attack

A ransomware attack is believed to have impaired the chain's ability to issue invoices and accept loyalty cards.
20 February 2020

MGM Resorts data breach exposes details of 10.6 million guests

A number of celebrities, government officials and tech CEOs were also caught up in the incident

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20 February 2020

5 Strategies to Secure Cloud Operations Against Today's Cyber Threats

With these fundamentals in mind, organizations can reduce their security and compliance risks as they reap the cloud's many benefits:
20 February 2020

New Guidance: PCI DSS for Large Organizations


PCI Security Standards Council has published a new Information Supplement: PCI DSS for Large Organizations. This document was produced by the 2019 Special Interest Group (SIG), whose members provided their expertise and shared experience of managing PCI DSS assessments in large organizations.

20 February 2020

10 Tough Questions CEOs Are Asking CISOs

10 Tough Questions CEOs Are Asking CISOs CEOs today are prepared with better questions than 'Are we secure,' and chief information security officers had better be ready to answer.
20 February 2020

Firms Improve Threat Detection but Face Increasingly Disruptive Attacks

In addition, more third parties are discovering the attacks rather than the companies themselves.
20 February 2020

US, UK formally blame Russia for mass-defacement of Georgian websites

US State Department and UK Foreign Office say Russia's military intelligence agency was behind October 2019 attack on Georgian web portals.
20 February 2020

Critical Adobe Flaws Fixed in Out-of-Band Update

Critical Adobe Flaws Fixed in Out-of-Band Update Two critical Adobe vulnerabilities have been fixed in Adobe After Effects and Adobe Media Encoder.
20 February 2020

MGM Grand Breach Leaked Details of 10.6 Million Guests Last Summer

MGM Grand Breach Leaked Details of 10.6 Million Guests Last Summer This week a hacking forum posted data from the breach—which included personal and contact details for celebrities, tech CEOs, government officials and employees at large tech companies.
20 February 2020