Cybersecurity News


New Ransomware Group Claiming Connection to REvil Gang Surfaces

'Prometheus' is the latest example of how the ransomware-as-a-service model is letting new gangs scale up operations quickly.
10 June 2021

'Fancy Lazarus' Criminal Group Launches DDoS Extortion Campaign

The group has re-emerged after a brief hiatus with a new email campaign threatening a DDoS attack against businesses that don't pay ransom.
10 June 2021

Healthcare Device Security Firm COO Charged with Hacking Medical Center

Vikas Singla, chief operating officer of security firm that provides products and services to the healthcare industry, faces charges surrounding a cyberattack he allegedly conducted against Duluth, Ga.-based Gwinnett Medial Center.
10 June 2021

‘Fancy Lazarus’ Cyberattackers Ramp up Ransom DDoS Efforts

‘Fancy Lazarus’ Cyberattackers Ramp up Ransom DDoS Efforts The group, known for masquerading as various APT groups, is back with a spate of attacks on U.S. companies.
10 June 2021

JBS CEO Says Company Paid $11M in Ransom

The decision to pay attackers was a difficult one, CEO Andre Nogueira said in a statement.
10 June 2021

'Beware the Lady Named Katie'

A semester-long course boiled down to two minutes and 45 seconds.
10 June 2021

Critical Chrome Browser Bug Under Active Attack

Critical Chrome Browser Bug Under Active Attack Google has patched its Chrome browser, fixing one critical cache issue and a second bug being actively exploited in the wild.
10 June 2021

The Workforce Shortage in Cybersecurity Is a Myth

What we really have is an automation-in-the-wrong-place problem.
10 June 2021

STEM Audio Table Rife with Business-Threatening Bugs

STEM Audio Table Rife with Business-Threatening Bugs The desktop conferencing IoT gadget allows remote attackers to install all kinds of malware and move laterally to other parts of enterprise networks.
10 June 2021

Intl. Law Enforcement Operation Disrupts Slilpp Marketplace

A seizure warrant affidavit unsealed today states Slilpp had sold allegedly stolen login credentials since 2012.
10 June 2021

Deepfakes Are on the Rise, but Don't Panic Just Yet

Deepfakes Are on the Rise, but Don't Panic Just Yet Deepfakes will likely give way to deep suspicion, as users try to sort legitimate media from malicious.
10 June 2021

Combating Against Malware Attacks: A Perspective from Brazil

 

PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) and the Brazilian Association of Credit Card and Services Companies (ABECS) talk about the threat of malware attacks in Brazil and the larger global payment environment and share guidance and information on protecting against them.

10 June 2021

Microsoft: Big Cryptomining Attacks Hit Kubeflow

Microsoft: Big Cryptomining Attacks Hit Kubeflow Misconfigured dashboards are yet again at the heart of a widespread, ongoing cryptocurrency campaign squeezing Monero and Ethereum from Kubernetes clusters.
10 June 2021

11 Cybersecurity Vendors to Watch in 2021

11 Cybersecurity Vendors to Watch in 2021 The cybersecurity landscape continues to spawn new companies and attract new investments. Here is just a sampling of what the industry has to offer.
10 June 2021

Steam Gaming Platform Delivering Malware

Steam Gaming Platform Delivering Malware Emerging malware is lurking in Steam profile images.
10 June 2021

Google fixes actively exploited Chrome zero‑day

The latest Chrome update patches a bumper crop of security flaws across the browser’s desktop versions

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10 June 2021

Cyber Is the New Cold War & AI Is the Arms Race

Continual cyberattacks have pushed us into a new kind of Cold War, with artificial intelligence the basis of this new arms race.
10 June 2021

JBS Paid $11M to REvil Gang Even After Restoring Operations

JBS Paid $11M to REvil Gang Even After Restoring Operations The decision to pay the ransom demanded by the cybercriminal group was to avoid any further issues or potential problems for its customers, according to the company’s CEO.
10 June 2021

This new hacking group has a nasty surprise for African, Middle East diplomats

The newly-discovered APT pulls no punches when it comes to cyberespionage.
10 June 2021

BackdoorDiplomacy: Upgrading from Quarian to Turian

ESET researchers discover a new campaign that evolved from the Quarian backdoor

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10 June 2021