Cybersecurity News


The Edge Pro Tip: Update Your DDoS Defense Plan

The Edge Pro Tip: Update Your DDoS Defense Plan The idea of monetizing distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks dates back to the 1990s. But the rise of DDoS-for-hire services and cryptocurrencies has radically changed the landscape.
06 April 2021

Are You One of the 533M People Who Got Facebooked?

Ne'er-do-wells leaked personal data -- including phone numbers -- for some 553 million Facebook users this week. Facebook says the data was collected before 2020 when it changed things to prevent such information from being scraped from profiles. To my mind, this just reinforces the need to remove mobile phone numbers from all of your online accounts wherever feasible. Meanwhile, if you're a Facebook product user and want to learn if your data was leaked, there are easy ways to find out.
06 April 2021

SAP Bugs Under Active Cyberattack, Causing Widespread Compromise

SAP Bugs Under Active Cyberattack, Causing Widespread Compromise Cyberattackers are actively exploiting known security vulnerabilities in widely deployed, mission-critical SAP applications, allowing for full takeover and the ability to infest an organization further.
06 April 2021

Ryuk's Rampage Has Lessons for the Enterprise

The Ryuk ransomware epidemic is no accident. The cybercriminals responsible for its spread have systematically exploited weaknesses in enterprise defenses that must be addressed.
06 April 2021

9 Modern-Day Best Practices for Log Management

9 Modern-Day Best Practices for Log Management Log management is nothing new. But doing so smartly, correctly, and concisely in today's data-driven world is another story.
06 April 2021

NFT Thefts Reveal Security Risks in Coupling Private Keys & Digital Assets

Compromised NFT accounts highlight security concerns inherent in the design of centralized systems.
06 April 2021

Conti Gang Demands $40M Ransom from Florida School District

Conti Gang Demands $40M Ransom from Florida School District New details of negotiation between attackers and officials from Broward County Public Schools emerge after a ransomware attack early last month.
06 April 2021

SAP issues advisory on the exploit of old vulnerabilities to target enterprise applications

New research also reveals that SAP vulnerabilities, on average, are weaponized in less than 72 hours.
06 April 2021

Industries critical to COVID-19 response suffer surge in cloud cyberattacks

An increase in cloud adoption is being blamed for new security chasms.
06 April 2021

Meet Janeleiro: a new banking Trojan striking company, government targets

The .NET Trojan’s developers don’t seem to care about staying undetected.
06 April 2021

Janeleiro, the time traveler: A new old banking trojan in Brazil

ESET Research uncovers a new threat that targets organizations operating in various sectors in Brazil

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06 April 2021

FBI, CISA warn Fortinet FortiOS vulnerabilities are being actively exploited

APT groups are suspected of harnessing three bugs, two critical, for data exfiltration purposes.
06 April 2021

Social Media Privacy Settings

Privacy settings on social networks can be confusing to configure and change often. Ultimately, if you do not want your parents or boss reading one of your posts, do not post the message or photo.
06 April 2021

LinkedIn Phishing Ramps Up With More-Targeted Attacks

Seeking to take advantage of out-of-work users, malware groups continue to use LinkedIn and business services to offer fictional jobs and deliver infections instead.
05 April 2021

Ransom Gangs Emailing Victim Customers for Leverage

Some of the top ransomware gangs are deploying a new pressure tactic to push more victim organizations into paying an extortion demand: Emailing the victim's customers and partners directly, warning that their data will be leaked to the dark web unless they can convince the victim firm to pay up.
05 April 2021

Kaspersky Uncovers New APAC Cyberespionage Campaign

A group related to Chinese-speaking threat group Cycldek is targeting government and military organizations in Vietnam.
05 April 2021

533M Facebook Accounts Leaked Online: Check if You Are Exposed

533M Facebook Accounts Leaked Online: Check if You Are Exposed An estimated 32 million, of the half-billion of Facebook account details posted online, were tied to US-based accounts.
05 April 2021

Spy Operations Target Vietnam with Sophisticated RAT

Spy Operations Target Vietnam with Sophisticated RAT Researchers said the FoundCore malware represents a big step forward when it comes to evasion.
05 April 2021

Data from 553 Million Facebook Accounts Leaked Online

Personal information belonging to more than 533 million Facebook users was found available on a cybercrime forum.
05 April 2021

LinkedIn Spear-Phishing Campaign Targets Job Hunters

LinkedIn Spear-Phishing Campaign Targets Job Hunters Fake job offers lure professionals into downloading the more_eggs backdoor trojan.
05 April 2021