Cybersecurity News


Average Ransomware Payments Soared in the First Quarter

Criminals extorting large amounts of money from big enterprises pulled up the overall average significantly compared with the fourth quarter of 2019, Coveware says.
29 April 2020

Election Security in the Age of Social Distancing

Election Security in the Age of Social Distancing Although the controversial option of voting by mobile app is one pressing consideration, cybersecurity experts agree that older issues need to be resolved before November 3.
29 April 2020

Election Security in the Age of Social Distancing

Election Security in the Age of Social Distancing Although the controversial option of voting by mobile app is one pressing consideration, cybersecurity experts agree that there are other, older issues that need to be resolved before November 3.
29 April 2020

86% of Companies Report Network Disruption Amid Remote Work Shift

Nearly two-thirds say disruptions were at least moderate in severity, and more have seen VPN connectivity issues as employees work from home.
29 April 2020

High-Severity Cisco IOS XE Flaw Threatens SD-WAN Routers

High-Severity Cisco IOS XE Flaw Threatens SD-WAN Routers Cisco's IOS XE software for SD-WAN routers has a high-severity insufficient input validation flaw.
29 April 2020

Millions of Brute-Force Attacks Hit Remote Desktop Accounts

Millions of Brute-Force Attacks Hit Remote Desktop Accounts Automated attacks on Remote Desktop Protocol accounts are aimed at taking over corporate desktops and infiltrating networks.
29 April 2020

Google announces Chrome Web Store crackdown for August 2020

Google plans to remove a bunch of garbage and useless Chrome extensions from the Web Store.
29 April 2020

7 Secure Remote Access Services for Today's Enterprise Needs

7 Secure Remote Access Services for Today's Enterprise Needs Secure remote access is a "must" for enterprise computing today, and there are options for you to explore in the dynamic current environment.
29 April 2020

Microsoft Warns of Malware Hidden in Pirated Film Files

An active campaign inserts malicious VBScript into ZIP files posing as downloads for "John Wick 3," "Contagion," and other popular movies.
29 April 2020

7 Fraud Predictions in the Wake of the Coronavirus

It's theme and variations in the fraud world, and fraudsters love -- and thrive -- during chaos and confusion
29 April 2020

Kaspersky: RDP brute-force attacks have gone up since start of COVID-19

RDP brute-force attack numbers rose in mid-March as quarantines were being imposed over the globe.
29 April 2020

ThreatList: Human-Mimicking Bots Spike, Targeting e-Commerce and Travel

ThreatList: Human-Mimicking Bots Spike, Targeting e-Commerce and Travel Overall bot activity on the web has soared, with a 26 percent growth rate -- attacks on applications, APIs and mobile sites are all on the rise.
29 April 2020

Critical GitLab Flaw Earns Bounty Hunter $20K

Critical GitLab Flaw Earns Bounty Hunter $20K A GitLab path traversal flaw could allow attackers to read arbitrary files and remotely execute code.
29 April 2020

Web Shells Continue to Threaten

A decade after their first use, Web shells remain a common tool for all stripes of attackers, from common cybercriminals to sophisticated state actors.
29 April 2020

Phishers Start to Exploit Oil Industry Amid COVID-19 Woes

While a massive flood of attacks has yet to materialize, cybersecurity experts say this could be the calm before the storm.
29 April 2020

4 Ways to Get to Defensive When Faced by an Advanced Attack

To hold your own against nation-state-grade attacks, you must think and act differently.
29 April 2020

EFF: Google, Apple’s Contact-Tracing System Open to Cyberattacks

EFF: Google, Apple’s Contact-Tracing System Open to Cyberattacks Malicious actors could potentially harvest data over the air and use it to shake confidence in the public-health system, EFF says.
29 April 2020

Estonia: Foreign hackers breached local email provider for targeted attacks

Hackers hijacked a small number of Mail.ee accounts "belonging to persons of interest to a foreign country."
29 April 2020

ESET Threat Report

A view of the Q1 2020 threat landscape as seen by ESET telemetry and from the perspective of ESET threat detection and research experts

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29 April 2020

GitLab awards researcher $20,000, patches remote code execution bug

Engineers jumped on the issue which earned the researcher $1,000 at the point of triage.
29 April 2020