Cybersecurity News


Massive Zero Day Hole Found in Palo Alto Security Appliances

Massive Zero Day Hole Found in Palo Alto Security Appliances Researchers have a working exploit for the vulnerability (now patched), which allows for unauthenticated RCE and affects an estimated 70,000+ VPN/firewalls.
10 November 2021

New Android Spyware Poses Pegasus-Like Threat

New Android Spyware Poses Pegasus-Like Threat PhoneSpy already has stolen data and tracked the activity of targets in South Korea, disguising itself as legitimate lifestyle apps.
10 November 2021

A stalker's wishlist: PhoneSpy malware destroys Android privacy

A new surveillance campaign has revealed widespread infection on Android devices.
10 November 2021

Microsoft Nov. Patch Tuesday Fixes Six Zero-Days, 55 Bugs

Microsoft Nov. Patch Tuesday Fixes Six Zero-Days, 55 Bugs Experts urged users to prioritize patches for Microsoft Exchange and Excel, those favorite platforms so frequently targeted by cybercriminals and nation-state actors.
09 November 2021

Microsoft Patch Tuesday, November 2021 Edition

Microsoft Corp. today released updates to quash at least 55 security bugs in its Windows operating systems and other software. Two of the patches address vulnerabilities that are already being used in active attacks online, and four of the flaws were disclosed publicly before today -- potentially giving adversaries a head start in figuring out how to exploit them.
09 November 2021

Not Punny: Angling Direct Breach Cripples Retailer for Days  

Not Punny: Angling Direct Breach Cripples Retailer for Days   A U.K. fishing retailer’s site has been hijacked and redirected to Pornhub.
09 November 2021

Robinhood data breach affects 7 million people

An attacker gained access to some of Robinhood's customer support systems and stole the personal data of around a third of the app's userbase

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09 November 2021

Robinhood data breach affects 7 million people

An attacker gained access to some of Robinhood's customer support systems and stole the personal data of around a third of the app's userbase

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09 November 2021

Paving the Way: Inspiring Women in Payments - A Q&A Featuring Amandeep Kaur

 

Amandeep Kaur was given a life-changing opportunity to leave her small village and move to the United Kingdom to stay with her aunt and uncle and study Information Security and Computer Forensics at a university of her choice. She followed her passion and, as a result, was able to start a new career in cybersecurity. But, for many women, opportunities like these are hard to find. In this edition of our blog, Amandeep explains that a lack of female role models in the industry, as well as a false stereotype that technology is “too hard” for women, can create negative perceptions that discourage women from this type of career.

09 November 2021

12 New Flaws Used in Ransomware Attacks in Q3

12 New Flaws Used in Ransomware Attacks in Q3 The Q3 2021 report revealed a 4.5% increase in CVEs associated with ransomware and a 3.4% increase in ransomware families compared with Q2 2021.
09 November 2021

The New Frontier of Enterprise Risk: Nth Parties

The New Frontier of Enterprise Risk: Nth Parties The average number of vulnerabilities discovered in a Cyberpion scan of external Fortune 500 networks (such as cloud systems) was 296, many critical (with the top of the scale weighing in at a staggering 7,500).
09 November 2021

Security Tool Guts: How Much Should Customers See?

Security Tool Guts: How Much Should Customers See? Yaron Kassner, CTO of Silverfort, delves into the pros and cons of transparency when it comes to cybersecurity tools’ algorithms.
09 November 2021

Robinhood Trading Platform Data Breach Hits 7M Customers

Robinhood Trading Platform Data Breach Hits 7M Customers The cyberattacker attempted to extort the company after socially engineering a customer service employee to gain access to email addresses and more.
09 November 2021

Multiple BusyBox Security Bugs Threaten Embedded Linux Devices

Multiple BusyBox Security Bugs Threaten Embedded Linux Devices Researchers discovered 14 vulnerabilities in the ‘Swiss Army Knife’ of the embedded OS used in many OT and IoT environments. They allow RCE, denial of service and data leaks.
09 November 2021

Meet Lyceum: Iranian hackers targeting telecoms, ISPs

The criminals climb up communication chains with the aim of reaching executives.
09 November 2021

REvil Ransom Arrest, $6M Seizure, and $10M Reward

The U.S. Department of Justice said today it arrested a Ukrainian man who deployed ransomware on behalf of the REvil ransomware gang, a Russian cybercriminal collective that has extorted hundreds of millions from victim organizations. The DOJ also said it had seized $6.1 million in cryptocurrency sent to another REvil affiliate, and that the State Department is now offering up to $10 million for information leading to the arrest of any key leaders of REvil.
08 November 2021

REvil Affiliates Arrested; DOJ Seizes $6.1M in Ransom

REvil Affiliates Arrested; DOJ Seizes $6.1M in Ransom The U.S. is seeking the extradition of a Ukrainian man, Yaroslav Vasinskyi, whom they suspect is behind the Kaseya supply-chain attacks and other REvil attacks.
08 November 2021

DDoS Attacks Shatter Records in Q3, Report Finds  

DDoS Attacks Shatter Records in Q3, Report Finds   Q3 DDoS attacks topped thousands daily, with more growth expected.
08 November 2021

Zebra2104 Initial Access Broker Supports Rival Malware Gangs, APTs

Zebra2104 Initial Access Broker Supports Rival Malware Gangs, APTs Researchers have uncovered a large, tangled web of infrastructure being used to enable a wide variety of cyberattacks.
08 November 2021

Zoho Password Manager Flaw Torched by Godzilla Webshell

Zoho Password Manager Flaw Torched by Godzilla Webshell A new campaign is prying apart a known security vulnerability in the Zoho ManageEngine ADSelfService Plus password manager, researchers warned over the weekend. The threat actors have managed to exploit the Zoho weakness in at least nine global entities across critical sectors so far (technology, defense, healthcare, energy and education), deploying the Godzilla webshell and […]
08 November 2021