Cybersecurity News


IT Services Firm Cognizant Hit with Maze Ransomware

Cognizant is working with cyber defense firms and law enforcement to investigate the attack, disclosed April 17.
20 April 2020

Foxit PDF Reader, PhantomPDF Open to Remote Code Execution

Foxit PDF Reader, PhantomPDF Open to Remote Code Execution Foxit Reader and PhantomPDF are plagued by several high-severity flaws that, if exploited, could enable remote code execution.
20 April 2020

COVID-19 Caption Contest Winners

COVID-19 Caption Contest Winners It was a tough choice! And the winner is...
20 April 2020

Bitcoin Stealers Hide in 700+ Ruby Developer Libraries

Bitcoin Stealers Hide in 700+ Ruby Developer Libraries Cybercriminals uploaded typosquatted malicious libraries to RubyGems, which contains open-source components that are used as basic application building blocks by software developers.
20 April 2020

Remote Access Makes a Comeback: 4 Security Challenges in the Wake of COVID-19

As companies continue to support increasing numbers of work-from-home employees, the pressure to secure access and reduce risk has never been greater.
20 April 2020

Work from home: Should your digital assistant be on or off?

Being at your beck and call is central to the "personality" of your digital friend, but there are situations when the device could use some time off

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20 April 2020

Cloudflare debuts Border Gateway Protocol safety check tool

The tool can be used to see if your ISP is adhering to modern BGP security frameworks.
20 April 2020

Students, university clash over forced installation of remote exam monitoring software on home PCs

The use of remote spying software to prevent cheating has raised an outcry from students.
20 April 2020

Hey there! Are you using WhatsApp? Your account may be hackable

Can someone take control of your WhatsApp account by just knowing your phone number? We ran a small test to find out.

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20 April 2020

Proposed government coronavirus tracking app falls at the first hurdle due to data breach

The source code of a proposed app for tracing COVID-19 exposed user data after being published online.
20 April 2020

Leading privacy and cybersecurity law firm investigates Tandem Diabetes Care data breach

By William Knowles @c4i Senior Editor InfoSec News April 20, 2020 Its almost cliche at this point. We take the privacy and confidentiality of our customers’ information very seriously and apologize for any inconvenience or concern this incident may cause our customers. With the next sentence… Tandem Diabetes Care, Inc. (“Tandem”) is committed to protecting the confidentiality and […]
20 April 2020

DEF CON Spot The Fed, C4I.org, 303, Phrack Magazine, Toool T-Shirts For Sale on eBay

                By William Knowles @c4i Senior Editor InfoSec News April 19, 2020 Just a quick note, the house I have been renting for the last four years has sold and while packing things up it, I felt I should sell some classic hacking, infosec, and security shirts acquired […]
20 April 2020

Hackers steal $25 million worth of cryptocurrency from Uniswap and Lendf.me

Hacker is believed to have used an exploit shared on GitHub last year to steal funds from both platforms.
19 April 2020

Hacker leaks 23 million usernames and passwords from Webkinz children's game

Exclusive: Webkinz security breach occurred earlier this month, sources have told ZDNet.
18 April 2020

Tor Project lays off a third of its staff

Tor Project lays off 13 out of 35 staffers.
18 April 2020

FBI says cybercrime reports quadrupled during COVID-19 pandemic

FBI official also says foreign hackers targeted andCOVID-19 research
18 April 2020

German government loses tens of millions of euros in COVID-19 phishing attack

German state of North Rhine-Westphalia failed to put in place a citizen verification procedure and allowed fraudsters to steal millions of euros.
18 April 2020

German government might have lost tens of millions of euros in COVID-19 phishing attack

German state of North Rhine-Westphalia failed to put in place a citizen verification procedure and allowed fraudsters to steal millions of euros.
18 April 2020

Details of 20 million Aptoide app store users leaked on hacking forum

Hacker claims to be in possession of 39 million Aptoide user records. Leaks 20 million today.
17 April 2020

Pen-Test Results Hint at Improvements in Enterprise Security

Though many problems remain, organizations are making attackers work harder.
17 April 2020