Cybersecurity News


IRS secures order to serve Kraken with customer data request on cryptocurrency traders

Users who have conducted $20,000 in transactions are now on the tax office’s radar.
07 May 2021

Google teams up with Stop Scams to tackle financial fraud in the UK

Companies are stepping up to tackle scams on and offline.
07 May 2021

Anti-Virus

Make sure you have anti-virus software installed on your computer and that it is automatically updating. However, keep in mind that no anti-virus can catch all malware; your computer can still be infected. That is why it's so important you use common sense and be wary of any messages that seem odd or suspicious.
07 May 2021

Troy Hunt: Organizations Make Security Choices Tough for Users

The Have I Been Pwned founder took the virtual stage at Black Hat Asia to share stories about his work and industrywide challenges.
06 May 2021

Popular routers found vulnerable to hacker attacks

Millions of Brits could be at risk of cyberattacks due to poor default passwords and a lack of firmware updates

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06 May 2021

New Techniques Emerge for Abusing Windows Services to Gain System Control

Organizations should apply principles of least privilege to mitigate threats, security researcher says.
06 May 2021

Google Plans to Automatically Enable Two-Factor Authentication

The company plans to automatically enroll users in two-step verification if their accounts are properly configured.
06 May 2021

Qualcomm Chip Bug Opens Android Fans to Eavesdropping

Qualcomm Chip Bug Opens Android Fans to Eavesdropping A malicious app can exploit the issue, which could affect up to 30 percent of Android phones.
06 May 2021

CISA Publishes Analysis on New 'FiveHands' Ransomware

Attackers used publicly available tools, FiveHands ransomware, and SombRAT to successfully target an organization, officials report.
06 May 2021

Critical Cisco SD-WAN, HyperFlex Bugs Threaten Corporate Networks

Critical Cisco SD-WAN, HyperFlex Bugs Threaten Corporate Networks The networking giant has rolled out patches for remote code-execution and command-injection security holes that could give attackers keys to the kingdom.
06 May 2021

Ryuk Ransomware Attack Sprung by Frugal Student

Ryuk Ransomware Attack Sprung by Frugal Student The student opted for “free” software packed with a keylogger that grabbed credentials later used by "Totoro" to get into a biomolecular institute. 
06 May 2021

Securing the Internet of Things in the Age of Quantum Computing

Securing the Internet of Things in the Age of Quantum Computing Internet security, privacy, and authentication aren't new issues, but IoT presents unique security challenges.
06 May 2021

Cloud-Native Businesses Struggle with Security

More companies moved to cloud-native infrastructure in the past year, and security incidents and malware moved right along with them.
06 May 2021

Massive DDoS Attack Disrupts Belgium Parliament

Massive DDoS Attack Disrupts Belgium Parliament A large-scale incident earlier this week against Belnet and other ISPs has sent a wave of internet disruption across numerous Belgian government, scientific and educational institutions.
06 May 2021

Biden's Supply Chain Initiative Depends on Cybersecurity Insights

Those helming the US supply chain executive order need to leverage standards, measurement, and the lessons cybersecurity leaders have learned.
06 May 2021

How to Move Beyond Passwords and Basic MFA

How to Move Beyond Passwords and Basic MFA It's not a question of whether passwordless is coming -- it's simply a question of when. How should your organization prepare? (Part two of a two-part series.)
06 May 2021

Data leak implicates over 200,000 people in Amazon fake product review scam

Names, email addresses, and PayPal details were exposed and left online.
06 May 2021

Ryuk ransomware finds foothold in bio research institute through student who wouldn’t pay for software

The incident started with a student who didn't want to pay for a license and ended with the loss of research.
06 May 2021

Fantastic passwords and where your children can find them

How witches, wizards and superheroes can help your kids stay safe from cyber-villains, plus other parenting hacks to encourage your children to use secure passwords

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06 May 2021

Black Hat Asia Speakers Share Secrets About Sandboxes, Smart Doors, and Security

Find video interviews with some of the coolest Black Hat Asia experts right here, as part of the Dark Reading News Desk this week.
06 May 2021