Cybersecurity News


Biden Nominates Former NSA Officials for Top Cybersecurity Roles

President Biden has nominated Jen Easterly as the new director of CISA and is expected to nominate Chris Inglis as the first national cyber director.
12 April 2021

1.3M Clubhouse Users’ Data Dumped in Hacker Forum for Free

1.3M Clubhouse Users’ Data Dumped in Hacker Forum for Free Clubhouse denies it was ‘breached’ and says the data is out there for anyone to grab.
12 April 2021

Microsoft Warns of Malware Delivery via Google URLs

A new campaign abuses legitimate website contact forms to send URLs that ultimately deliver the IcedID banking Trojan.
12 April 2021

Man Arrested for AWS Bomb Plot

Man Arrested for AWS Bomb Plot A man caught in an FBI sting said he wanted to destroy "70 percent of the internet" by going after the tech giant's data centers.
12 April 2021

Federal Reserve Chairman Says Cyber-Risk a Top Threat to National Economy

Jerome Powell tells 60 Minutes that cyberattacks have the potential to do major damage to US financial system.
12 April 2021

Zero Trust: The Mobile Dimension

Zero Trust: The Mobile Dimension Hank Schless, senior security solutions manager at Lookout, discusses how to secure remote working via mobile devices.
12 April 2021

IcedID Circulates Via Web Forms, Google URLs

IcedID Circulates Via Web Forms, Google URLs Attackers are filling out and submitting web-based "contact us" forms, thus evading email spam filters.
12 April 2021

Paving the way: Inspiring Women in Payments - A podcast featuring Noel Haskins-Hafer

 

With a background in Russian language and literature, Noel Haskins-Hafer might have seemed like an unlikely candidate for a career in technology. But through her love for learning, she started out in the industry by reading IBM manuals and assembler programming books, often while on vacation. Over time, she explored and eliminated roles that she hated until she discovered where she fit, and what she loved, in the realm of audit and compliance. In this edition of our podcast, Noel explains why lifelong learning – and learning broadly – can be the key to a successful career.

12 April 2021

Microsoft Uses Machine Learning to Predict Attackers' Next Steps

Researchers build a model to attribute attacks to specific groups based on tactics, techniques and procedures, and then figure out their next move.
12 April 2021

New Malware Downloader Spotted in Targeted Campaigns

Saint Bot is being used to drop stealers on compromised systems but could be used to deliver any malware.
12 April 2021

Clubhouse in the spotlight after user records posted online

Reports of another trove of scraped user data add to the recent woes of popular social media platforms

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12 April 2021

Wake Up and Smell the JavaScript

The SolarWinds attack showed the true meaning of a supply chain breach. And it's the canary in the coal mine for sensitive data on the Web.
12 April 2021

Omdia Research Spotlight: XDR

Few emerging cybersecurity market segments are garnering more attention than XDR. Here, Omdia highlights its recent research on XDR.
12 April 2021

Cybersecurity firm Darktrace plans £3bn IPO on London Stock Exchange

Cybersecurity firm Darktrace plans £3bn IPO on London Stock Exchange

Cambridge-based company claims to be first to use AI to detect cybersecurity threats on a large scale

The cybersecurity firm Darktrace has announced plans to float on the London Stock Exchange, in a move that will reportedly value the Cambridge-based company at £3bn.

It is the first big company to have chosen the City for its initial public offering (IPO) since Deliveroo’s disappointing stock market debut last month.

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12 April 2021

Messaging / Smishing Attacks

Cyber attackers can just as easily trick or fool you in messaging apps as they can in email. Be on the look-out for scams or attacks via apps such as Slack, Skype, WhatsApp or event simple text messaging. The most common clues are tremendous sense of urgency or curiosity.
12 April 2021

Battle for the Endpoint

Battle for the Endpoint How to build a new cyber strategy for 2021 and beyond.
09 April 2021

Unofficial Android App Store APKPure Infected With Malware

The APKPure app store was infected with malware that can download Trojans to other Android devices, researchers report.
09 April 2021

Battle for the Endpoint

Battle for the Endpoint How to build a new cyber strategy for 2021 and beyond.
09 April 2021

CISA Launches New Threat Detection Dashboard

Aviary is a new dashboard that works with CISA's Sparrow threat detection tool.
09 April 2021

DOJ: Creep Coach Finagles Nude Athlete Photos

DOJ: Creep Coach Finagles Nude Athlete Photos Allegedly perv college coach charged with cyberstalking and extorting nudes from his female athletes.
09 April 2021