Cybersecurity News


SonicWall Confirms Zero-Day Vulnerability

The confirmation arrives as researchers with NCC Group detect a SonicWall zero-day flaw under active attack.
02 February 2021

Google funds project to secure Apache web server project with new Rust component

Funded by Google and led by the Internet Security Research Group, Apache's web server is set to receive a new Rust-based mod_ssl module.
02 February 2021

Ransomware gangs made at least $350 million in 2020

The figure represents a 311% increase over ransomware payments recorded the previous your, in 2019.
02 February 2021

Fighting Fileless Malware, Part 1: What Is It?

Fighting Fileless Malware, Part 1: What Is It? Despite multiple layers of protection, fileless malware cyberattacks remain rampant and difficult to defeat. In this, the first of The Edge's three-part series about the cyberthreat and how to fight back, you'll learn what fileless malware is and why it's so dangerous.
02 February 2021

Agent Tesla Trojan ‘Kneecaps’ Microsoft’s Anti-Malware Interface

Agent Tesla Trojan ‘Kneecaps’ Microsoft’s Anti-Malware Interface A new version of the Agent Tesla RAT can 'kneecap' endpoint protection software supported by Microsoft ASMI.
02 February 2021

How Recruiting Women Can Help Solve Security's Biggest Problems

We can solve cybersecurity's longstanding talent gap by bringing more women into the field.
02 February 2021

Identity Theft Spikes Due to COVID-19 Relief

Identity Theft Spikes Due to COVID-19 Relief Cases reported to the FTC doubled last year as cybercriminals took advantage of increased filing for government relief benefits due to the pandemic.
02 February 2021

Agent Tesla ramps up its game in bypassing security walls, attacks endpoint protection

The malware now attempts to disable Microsoft antivirus protection.
02 February 2021

Interview With a Russian Cybercriminal

A LockBit ransomware operator shares why he became involved in cybercrime, how he chooses victims, and what's in his toolbox.
02 February 2021

This Linux malware is hijacking supercomputers across the globe

Kobalos’ codebase is tiny, but its impact is not.
02 February 2021

Kobalos – A complex Linux threat to high performance computing infrastructure

ESET researchers publish a white paper about unique multiplatform malware they’ve named Kobalos

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02 February 2021

Ransomware gangs are abusing VMWare ESXi exploits to encrypt virtual hard disks

Two VMWare ESXi vulnerabilities, CVE-2019-5544 and CVE-2020-3992, reported as abused in the wild.
02 February 2021

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02 February 2021

Data on 1.4 Million Washington State Residents Breached

Unemployment data exposed via third-party software attack.
01 February 2021

Wind River Security Incident Affects SSNs, Passport Numbers

Wind River Security Incident Affects SSNs, Passport Numbers Wind River Systems is warning of a 'security incident' after one or more files was downloaded from its network.
01 February 2021

Hezbollah-Linked Lebanese Cedar APT Infiltrates Hundreds of Servers

Hezbollah-Linked Lebanese Cedar APT Infiltrates Hundreds of Servers Enhanced Explosive RAT and Caterpillar tools are at the forefront of a global espionage campaign.
01 February 2021

SolarWinds Hack Prompts Congress to Put NSA in Encryption Hot Seat

SolarWinds Hack Prompts Congress to Put NSA in Encryption Hot Seat Congress is demanding the National Security Agency come clean on what it knows about the 2015 supply-chain attack against Juniper Networks.
01 February 2021

Increase in Physical Security Incidents Adds to IT Security Pressures

A new study shows that many organizations have changed their physical security strategies to address new concerns since the COVID-19 outbreak.
01 February 2021

Edge Poll: Hook, Line, and Sinker

How confident are you in your security team's ability to protect your organization from phishing?
01 February 2021

Name That Edge Toon: Be Careful Who You Trust

Name That Edge Toon: Be Careful Who You Trust Feeling creative? Submit your caption in the comments, and our panel of experts will reward the winner with a $25 Amazon gift card.
01 February 2021