Cybersecurity News


XDR: A Game-Changer in Enterprise Threat Detection

Omdia's Eric Parizo highlights four capabilities that show how XDR technology is reinventing enterprise threat detection.
27 April 2021

Challenging Our Education System to Nurture the Cyber Pipeline

Let's teach students how to teach themselves. Once we do that, we will have taught a generation of students how to think like hackers.
27 April 2021

Apple Patches Zero-Day MacOS Bug That Can Bypass Anti-Malware Defenses

Apple Patches Zero-Day MacOS Bug That Can Bypass Anti-Malware Defenses A variant of Mac No. 1 threat Shlayer since January already has been exploiting the vulnerability, which allows payloads to go unchecked through key OS security features.
27 April 2021

Adobe releases open source ‘one-stop shop’ for security threat, data anomaly detection

The project is focused on data processing efficiency and improving threat log data analysis.
27 April 2021

US Urges Organizations to Implement MFA, Other Controls to Defend Against Russian Attacks

Actors working for Moscow's Foreign Intelligence Service are actively targeting organizations in government and other sectors, FBI and DHS say.
26 April 2021

Apple Patches Serious MacOS Security Flaw

The bug can put Mac users at "grave risk" as it allows attackers to bypass Apple's security mechanisms, a researcher reports.
26 April 2021

In Appreciation: Dan Kaminsky

In Appreciation: Dan Kaminsky Beloved security industry leader and researcher passes away unexpectedly at the age of 42.
26 April 2021

Experian’s Credit Freeze Security is Still a Joke

In 2017, KrebsOnSecurity showed how easy it is for identity thieves to undo a consumer's request to freeze their credit file at Experian, one of the big three consumer credit bureaus in the United States.  Last week, KrebsOnSecurity heard from a reader who had his freeze thawed without authorization through Experian's website, and it reminded me of how truly broken authentication and security remains in the credit bureau space.
26 April 2021

Flubot Spyware Spreading Through Android Devices

Flubot Spyware Spreading Through Android Devices The malware is spreading rapidly through ‘missed package delivery’ SMS texts, prompting urgent scam warnings from mobile carriers.
26 April 2021

Proofpoint to Be Acquired by Thoma Bravo for $12.3B

The cybersecurity company will go private following the all-cash transaction.
26 April 2021

Nvidia Warns: Severe Security Bugs in GPU Driver, vGPU Software

Nvidia Warns: Severe Security Bugs in GPU Driver, vGPU Software The gaming- and AI-friendly graphics accelerators can open the door to a range of cyberattacks.
26 April 2021

Cybersecurity and the Way to a Balanced Life

Cybersecurity and the Way to a Balanced Life With work more demanding than ever, how can cybersecurity pros safeguard their organizations and their own mental well-being at the same time?
26 April 2021

Shift Left: From Concept to Practice

By moving security into development, your team can find and fix vulnerabilities before they become expensive, difficult, and publicly embarrassing problems.
26 April 2021

Darktrace slashes valuation price estimate ahead of IPO: report

The caution is aimed at preventing share prices from tanking on debut.
26 April 2021

Prominent security expert Dan Kaminsky passes away at 42

Kaminsky is being remembered not only for his kindness but also for being a “force of nature” in the infosec community.
26 April 2021

4 common ways scammers use celebrity names to lure victims

All that glitters is not gold – look out for fake celebrity endorsements and other con jobs that aren’t going out of fashion any time soon

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26 April 2021

Thodex cryptocurrency exchange chief allegedly goes on the run with $2bn in client funds

The exchange claims such reports are “unfounded.”
26 April 2021

Never Give Your Password Over the Phone

Never give your password to someone over the phone. If someone calls you and asks for your password while saying they are from the Help Desk or Tech Support team, it is most likely an attacker attempting to gain access to your account.
26 April 2021

Window Snyder Launches Startup to Fill IoT Security Gaps

Window Snyder Launches Startup to Fill IoT Security Gaps Thistle Technologies aims to help connected device manufacturers securely deliver updates to their products.
23 April 2021

Oscar-Bait, Literally: Hackers Abuse Nominated Films for Phishing, Malware

Oscar-Bait, Literally: Hackers Abuse Nominated Films for Phishing, Malware Judas and the Black Messiah may be a favorite for Best Picture at the 93rd Academy Awards on Sunday, but it's a fave for cybercriminals too.
23 April 2021