Cybersecurity News


Limited-Time Free Offers to Secure the Enterprise Amid COVID-19

Limited-Time Free Offers to Secure the Enterprise Amid COVID-19 These products and services could be of immediate help to infosec pros now protecting their organizations while working from home.
31 March 2020

Covid-19 Poll Results: One in Four Prioritize Health Over Privacy

Covid-19 Poll Results: One in Four Prioritize Health Over Privacy An informal Threatpost reader poll shows the majority of site visitors are privacy absolutists. But attitudes shift when the trade off is saving lives.
31 March 2020

Have you backed up your smartphone lately?

With World Backup Day upon us, we walk you through the ways to back up your iPhone or Android phone so that your personal data remains safe

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31 March 2020

FBI re-sends alert about supply chain attacks for the third time in three months

The FBI says some attacks have also targeted the healthcare industry, currently grappling with the coronavirus outbreak.
31 March 2020

Personalized Scams

Cyber criminals now have a wealth of information on almost all of us. With so many hacked organizations now a days, cyber criminals simply purchase databases with personal information on millions of people, then use that information to customize their attacks, making them far more realistic. Just because an urgent email has your home address, phone number or birth date in it does not mean it is legitimate.
31 March 2020

Houseparty app offers $1m reward to unmask entity behind hacking smear campaign

App maker denies getting hacked after multiple reports in British media.
31 March 2020

Researchers Spot Sharp Increase in Zoom-Themed Domain Registrations

Attackers are attempting to take advantage of the surge in teleworking prompted by COVID-19, Check Point says.
30 March 2020

Nation-State Attacks Drop in Latest Google Analysis

Nation-State Attacks Drop in Latest Google Analysis Phishing and zero-days continue to be a core part of the APT arsenal.
30 March 2020

Microsoft Edge Will Tell You If Credentials Are Compromised

Password Monitor, InPrivate mode, and ad-tracking prevention are three new additions to Microsoft Edge.
30 March 2020

HackerOne Drops Mobile Voting App Vendor Voatz

Bug bounty platform provider cited "Voatz's pattern of interactions with the research community" in its decision to halt the app vendor's vuln disclosure program on HackerOne.
30 March 2020

Zoom Kills iOS App’s Data-Sharing Facebook Feature

Zoom Kills iOS App’s Data-Sharing Facebook Feature Zoom removed its Facebook SDK for iOS feature after a report found the app sending Facebook "unnecessary" user data.
30 March 2020

Untangling Third-Party Risk (and Fourth, and Fifth...)

Untangling Third-Party Risk (and Fourth, and Fifth...) Third parties bring critical products and services to your organization. They also bring risk that must be understood and managed.
30 March 2020

Zeus Sphinx Banking Trojan Arises Amid COVID-19

Zeus Sphinx Banking Trojan Arises Amid COVID-19 The malware is back after three years, looking to cash in on interest in government relief efforts around coronavirus.
30 March 2020

Annual Protest to ‘Fight Krebs’ Raises €150K+

In 2018, KrebsOnSecurity unmasked the creators of Coinhive -- a now-defunct cryptocurrency mining service that was being massively abused by cybercriminals -- as the administrators of a popular German language image-hosting forum. In protest of that story, forum members donated hundreds of thousands of euros to nonprofits that combat cancer (Krebs means "cancer" in German). This week, the forum is celebrating its third annual observance of that protest to "fight Krebs," albeit with a Coronavirus twist.
30 March 2020

Hacker hijacks YouTube accounts to broadcast Bill Gates-themed crypto Ponzi scam

UPDATE: Microsoft says none of its verified accounts were hacked. YouTube has also intervened to take down the scam's live streams.
30 March 2020

Hacker hijacks Microsoft YouTube accounts to broadcast crypto Ponzi scam

Several of Microsoft's YouTube accounts appear to have been hacked.
30 March 2020

Work from home: Videoconferencing with security in mind

With COVID-19 concerns canceling face-to-face meetings, be aware of the security risks of videoconferencing and how to easily overcome them

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30 March 2020

Securing Your Remote Workforce: A Coronavirus Guide for Businesses

Often the hardest part in creating an effective awareness program is deciding what NOT to teach.
30 March 2020

Zeus Sphinx malware resurrects to abuse COVID-19 fears

Operators are exploiting the pandemic in the quest to steal your financial information.
30 March 2020

RDP and VPN use skyrocketed since coronavirus onset

RDP use is up by 41%, enterprise VPN use is up by 33%.
29 March 2020