Cybersecurity News


When WAFs Go Wrong

Web application firewalls are increasingly disappointing enterprises today. Here's why.
09 July 2020

Popular home routers plagued by critical security flaws

A study paints a dim picture of router security, as none of the 127 devices tested was free of severe vulnerabilities

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09 July 2020

56% of Large Companies Handle 1,000+ Security Alerts Each Day

For 70% of IT security professionals, the volume of security alerts has doubled in the past five years, researchers report.
09 July 2020

Zoom Zero-Day Allows RCE, Patch on the Way

Zoom Zero-Day Allows RCE, Patch on the Way Researchers said that the issue is only exploitable on Windows 7 and earlier.
09 July 2020

Zoom working on patching zero-day disclosed in Windows client

Security firm has disclosed today a zero-day vulnerability in Zoom's Windows client.
09 July 2020

Fight Phishing with Intention

Phishing exercises have become a staple, but it helps to be as clear as possible on exactly why you're doing them.
09 July 2020

Joker Android Malware Dupes Its Way Back Onto Google Play

Joker Android Malware Dupes Its Way Back Onto Google Play A new variant of the Joker malware has hoodwinked its way onto the Google Play marketplace yet again, in 11 Android apps that were recently removed.
09 July 2020

Name That Toon: Tough Times, Tough Measures

Name That Toon: Tough Times, Tough Measures Feeling creative? Submit your caption in the comments, and our panel of experts will reward the winner with a $25 Amazon gift card.
09 July 2020

Billions of stolen passwords for sale on the dark web

While logins to music and video streaming services sell for less than ten dollars each, domain admin access is being offered for US$120,000

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09 July 2020

6 Tips for Getting the Most From Nessus

6 Tips for Getting the Most From Nessus Books have been written on using the powerful network-discovery and vulnerability-scanning tool. These tips will help you get started.
09 July 2020

BlueLeaks Server Seized By German Police: Report

BlueLeaks Server Seized By German Police: Report The server contained almost 270 gigabytes of data collected from 200 police departments, law enforcement training and support resources and fusion centers.
09 July 2020

Pen Testing ROI: How to Communicate the Value of Security Testing

There are many reasons to pen test, but the financial reasons tend to get ignored.
09 July 2020

‘Undeletable’ Malware Shows Up in Yet Another Android Device

‘Undeletable’ Malware Shows Up in Yet Another Android Device Researchers have found trojans and adware in preinstalled apps on a low-cost device distributed by the government-funded Lifeline Assistance Program.
09 July 2020

More evil: A deep look at Evilnum and its toolset

ESET research gives a detailed picture of the operations of the Evilnum group and its toolkit deployed in attacks against carefully chosen targets in the fintech sector

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09 July 2020

Researchers connect Evilnum hacking group to cyberattacks against Fintech firms

The APT is also a loyal customer of Golden Chickens, a Malware-as-a-Service outfit.
09 July 2020

Google abandons Isolated Region cloud services project in China

Google says the Isolated Region project was scrapped due to other services offering “better outcomes.”
09 July 2020

More pre-installed malware has been found in budget US smartphones

Cheap phones often have tradeoffs but researchers say this should never compromise user safety.
09 July 2020

Nvidia fixes code execution vulnerability in GeForce Experience

Security updates have also been released for the JetPack software development kit.
08 July 2020

Conti ransomware uses 32 simultaneous CPU threads for blazing-fast encryption

The Conti ransomware also abuses the Windows Restart Manager component to unlock apps and free up their data (for encryption).
08 July 2020

Microsoft's new KDP tech blocks malware by making parts of the Windows kernel read-only

New KDP security feature is currently being tested with Windows 10 Insider builds.
08 July 2020