Cybersecurity News


PuzzleMaker attacks exploit Windows zero-day, Chrome vulnerabilities

Two of the zero-days used were patched by Microsoft on Tuesday.
09 June 2021

Got Backups?

Eventually, we all have an accident or get hacked. And when we do, backups are often the only way to recover. Backups are cheap and easy; make sure you are backing up all of your personal information at home (such as family photos) on a regular basis.
09 June 2021

Phished Account Credentials Mostly Verified in Hours

Almost two-thirds of all phished credentials are verified by attackers within a day and then used in a variety of schemes, including business email compromise and targeting other users with malicious code.
08 June 2021

Microsoft Patch Tuesday Fixes 6 In-The-Wild Exploits, 50 Flaws

Microsoft Patch Tuesday Fixes 6 In-The-Wild Exploits, 50 Flaws Researchers discovered a highly targeted malware campaign launched in April, in which a new, unknown threat actor used two of the vulnerabilities that Microsoft said are under active attack.
08 June 2021

Microsoft Patches 6 Zero-Days Under Active Attack

The June 2021 Patch Tuesday fixes 50 vulnerabilities, six of which are under attack and three of which were publicly known at the time of disclosure.
08 June 2021

Microsoft Patches Six Zero-Day Security Holes

Microsoft today released another round of security updates for Windows operating systems and supported software, including fixes for six zero-day bugs that malicious hackers already are exploiting in active attacks.
08 June 2021

FBI Issued Encrypted Devices to Capture Criminals

A sting operation delivered devices into the hands of global criminals and used the intelligence gathered to stop drug crimes.
08 June 2021

FBI Issues Encrypted Devices to Capture Criminals

A sting operation delivered devices into the hands of global criminals and used the intelligence gathered to stop drug crimes.
08 June 2021

Lewd Phishing Lures Aimed at Business Explode

Lewd Phishing Lures Aimed at Business Explode Socially engineered BEC attacks using X-rated material spike 974 percent.
08 June 2021

Colonial Pipeline CEO: Ransomware Attack Started via Pilfered 'Legacy' VPN Account

No multi-factor authentication was attached to the stolen VPN password used by the attackers, Colonial Pipeline president & CEO Joseph Blount told a Senate committee today.
08 June 2021

TrickBot Coder Faces Decades in Prison

TrickBot Coder Faces Decades in Prison A Latvian malware developer known as "Max" has been arraigned on 19 counts related to fraud, identity theft, information theft and money laundering.
08 June 2021

Microsoft CISO Shares Remote Work Obstacles & Lessons Learned

Bret Arsenault explains changes he implemented along the way as Microsoft's workforce went from 20% to 97% remote.
08 June 2021

Google Patches Critical Android RCE Bug

Google Patches Critical Android RCE Bug Google's June security bulletin addresses 90+ bugs in Android and Pixel devices.
08 June 2021

How Employees Can Keep Their 401(k)s Safe From Cybercriminals

How Employees Can Keep Their 401(k)s Safe From Cybercriminals As retirement fund balances grow, cybercriminals are becoming more brazen in their efforts to deplete people's savings.
08 June 2021

Hundreds of suspected criminals arrested after being tricked into using FBI‑run chat app

Law enforcement around the world used a messaging app called AN0M to monitor the communications of alleged criminals

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08 June 2021

‘An0m’ Encrypted-Chat Sting Leads to Arrest of 800

‘An0m’ Encrypted-Chat Sting Leads to Arrest of 800 The FBI and Australian law enforcement set up the encrypted chat service and ran it for over 3 years, seizing weapons, drugs and over $48m in cash.
08 June 2021

Cyber Resilience: The Emerald City of the Security World

Cyber Resilience: The Emerald City of the Security World Small and midsize businesses and managed service providers must use their heart, brain, and courage as they follow the Yellow Brick Road to cyber resilience.
08 June 2021

Paving the way: Inspiring Women in Payments - A podcast featuring Carey Ferro

 

Carey Ferro credits much of her success to having a healthy sense of curiosity. Asking questions and understanding how things work at an early age can help one shape and grow technology as a lifelong passion. But even more important, Carey says learning to practice reflection is an essential part of continued personal growth and finding balance in one’s life. In this edition of our podcast, Carey discusses the importance of curiosity, courage, and being inspired by the Japanese concept of ikigai.

08 June 2021

An Answer to APP Scams You Can Bank On

Financial institutions' usual fraud-detection methods can't detect most authorized push payment (APP) scams, putting customers and banks at risk.
08 June 2021

Billions of Compromised Records and Counting: Why the Application Layer is Still the Front Door for Data Breaches

Billions of Compromised Records and Counting: Why the Application Layer is Still the Front Door for Data Breaches Security teams should brace for an unsettling and unprecedented year, as we’re on pace to see 40 billion records compromised by the end of 2021. Imperva’s Terry Ray explains what security teams need to do to bolster their defenses.
08 June 2021