Cybersecurity News


Building Your Personal Privacy Risk Tolerance Profile

Building Your Personal Privacy Risk Tolerance Profile Even today, on Data Privacy Day, privacy professionals give you permission to admit you actually love targeted ads.
28 January 2021

Pirated themes and plugins are the most widespread threat to WordPress sites

Wordfence says it found malware originating from a pirated WordPress theme or plugin on 206,000 sites, accounting for over 17% of all infected sites.
28 January 2021

App Variety -- and Security Innovation -- Surged in 2020

The shift to remote work pushed businesses to reimagine the fabric of apps and cloud services they needed to support their workforces.
28 January 2021

Emotet botnet disrupted in global operation

The law enforcement action is one of the most significant operations against cybercriminal enterprises ever

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28 January 2021

Utah tests the waters in turning online catfishing into a criminal act

Pretending to be someone you’re not online could, one day, land you in hot water.
28 January 2021

Data Privacy Day: Top tips for safe remote learning

As schools and students continue to contend with the very real cyber-risks of virtual classrooms, we share some advice for protecting children’s data and privacy

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28 January 2021

Citrix's $2.3 million settlement offer for employees impacted by data breach approved

Hackers lurked undetected in company systems for five months.
28 January 2021

Mozilla: Racism, misinformation, anti-worker policies are ‘undermining’ the Internet

Mozilla’s latest Internet Health report reveals an online world becoming fragmented by critical social issues.
28 January 2021

Data Privacy Day 2021: Pandemic Response Data Must Align with Data Privacy Rules

Amid a pandemic, Data Privacy Day this year brings forth expanded responsibilities for organizations in the response to COVID-19.
28 January 2021

New cybercrime tool can build phishing pages in real-time

The new LogoKit phishing kit has already been spotted on more than 700 unique domains over the past month.
28 January 2021

Apple patches three iOS zero‑days under attack

The company emits emergency updates to fix bugs affecting devices ranging from iPhones to Apple Watches

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27 January 2021

Arrest, Seizures Tied to Netwalker Ransomware

U.S. and Bulgarian authorities this week seized the darkweb site used by the NetWalker ransomware cybercrime group to publish data stolen from its victims. In connection with the seizure, a Canadian national suspected of extorting more than $27 million through the spreading of NetWalker was charged in a Florida court.
27 January 2021

Intl. Law Enforcement Operation Disrupts Emotet Botnet

Global law enforcement agencies have seized control of Emotet infrastructure, disrupting one of the world's most pervasive and dangerous cyber threats.
27 January 2021

Critical Vulnerability Patched in 'sudo' Utility for Unix-Like OSes

Flaw exists in versions of sudo going back nearly 10 years; USCYBERCOM recommends organizations patch immediately.
27 January 2021

TeamTNT Cloaks Malware With Open-Source Tool

TeamTNT Cloaks Malware With Open-Source Tool The detection-evasion tool, libprocesshider, hides TeamTNT's malware from process-information programs.
27 January 2021

NetWalker Ransomware Suspect Charged: Tor Site Seized

NetWalker Ransomware Suspect Charged: Tor Site Seized The suspect allegedly has extorted $27.6 million from ransomware victims, mostly in the healthcare sector.
27 January 2021

US and Bulgarian authorities disrupt NetWalker ransomware operation

Authorities seize dark web domains, charge a Canadian, and seize $454,000 in cryptocurrency.
27 January 2021

Remote Attackers Can Now Reach Protected Network Devices via NAT Slipstreaming

Remote Attackers Can Now Reach Protected Network Devices via NAT Slipstreaming A new version of NAT slipstreaming allows cybercriminals an easy path to devices that aren't connected to the internet.
27 January 2021

Sudo Bug Gives Root Access to Mass Numbers of Linux Systems

Sudo Bug Gives Root Access to Mass Numbers of Linux Systems Qualys said the vuln gives any local user root access to systems running the most popular version of Sudo.
27 January 2021

Microsoft Security Business Exceeds $10B in Revenue

Microsoft's security division has grown more than 40% year-over-year, the company reports alongside security product updates.
27 January 2021