Cybersecurity News


New Malware Hijacks Kubernetes Clusters to Mine Monero

New Malware Hijacks Kubernetes Clusters to Mine Monero Researchers warn that the Hildegard malware is part of 'one of the most complicated attacks targeting Kubernetes.'
03 February 2021

Trucking company Forward Air said its ransomware incident cost it $7.5 million

Even if the company recovered from the ransomware attack, the incident left a mark on its Q4 2020 bottom line.
03 February 2021

An Observability Pipeline Could Save Your SecOps Team

Traditional monitoring approaches are proving brittle as security operations teams need better visibility into dynamic environments.
03 February 2021

Identity theft spikes amid pandemic

The US Federal Trade Commission received 1.4 million reports of identity theft last year, double the number from 2019

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03 February 2021

SolarWinds Attackers Spent Months in Corporate Email System: Report

SolarWinds' CEO says evidence indicates attackers lurked in the company's Office 365 email system for months ahead of the attack.
03 February 2021

Cisco Meraki and Openpath launch new enterprise access, video security solution

The offering combines smart camera technology with modern secure access enhancements.
03 February 2021

What I Wish I Knew at the Start of My InfoSec Career

What I Wish I Knew at the Start of My InfoSec Career Security pros identify lessons learned that impact how they view infosec today.
03 February 2021

Five Critical Android Bugs Patched, Part of Feb. Security Bulletin

Five Critical Android Bugs Patched, Part of Feb. Security Bulletin February’s security update for the mobile OS includes a Qualcomm flaw rated critical, with a CVSS score of 9.8.
03 February 2021

Security in a Complex World

Innovation and complexity can co-exist; the key is to use innovation to make ever-expanding complexity comprehensible and its effects predictable.
03 February 2021

Microsoft Defender ATP is detecting yesterday's Chrome update as a backdoor

Microsoft commercial antivirus product is labeling Chrome's latest update as being infected with the Funvalget backdoor.
03 February 2021

Concerns Over API Security Grow as Attacks Increase

Some 66% of organizations say they have slowed deploying an app into production because of API security concerns.
03 February 2021

SolarWinds Orion Bug Allows Easy Remote-Code Execution and Takeover

SolarWinds Orion Bug Allows Easy Remote-Code Execution and Takeover The by-now infamous company has issued patches for three security vulnerabilities in total.
03 February 2021

Mozilla expected to launch its VPN service in Germany and France in Q1 2021

Mozilla VPN is currently available in the US, the UK, Canada, New Zealand, Singapore, and Malaysia only.
03 February 2021

Recent root-giving Sudo bug also impacts macOS

A bug in the Sudo app can let attackers with access to a local system to elevate their access to a root-level account.
02 February 2021

FTC: ID Theft Doubled in 2020

The Federal Trade Commission said a surge in reports of identity theft occurred amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
02 February 2021

Agent Tesla Upgrades with New Delivery & Evasion Tactics

A new version of the remote access Trojan targets Microsoft Anti-Malware Software Interface to bypass endpoint detection.
02 February 2021

TrickBot Continues Resurgence with Port-Scanning Module

TrickBot Continues Resurgence with Port-Scanning Module The infamous malware has incorporated the legitimate Masscan tool, which looks for open TCP/IP ports with lightning-fast results.
02 February 2021

Average Ransom Payments Declined Last Quarter

More victims appear to be realizing that paying a ransom doesn't guarantee stolen data will be purged.
02 February 2021

Average Ransom Payments Declined Last Quarter

More victims appear to be realizing that paying a ransom doesn't guarantee stolen data will be purged.
02 February 2021

Crypto Crook Hired Steven Seagal to Promote Scam, Now Faces Charges

Crypto Crook Hired Steven Seagal to Promote Scam, Now Faces Charges Feds charged California-based private detective for stealing $11M from investors, with help from actor Steven Seagal.
02 February 2021