Cybersecurity News


UK Data Privacy Legislation Cannot Be Bypassed to Limit Spread of COVID-19

The UK faces GDPR data privacy challenges regarding its COVID-19 "Test and Trace" program. Despite the importance of contact tracing, its intent to ignore privacy legislation is extremely worrying.
20 July 2020

Facebook’s NSO Group Lawsuit Over WhatsApp Spying Set to Proceed

Facebook’s NSO Group Lawsuit Over WhatsApp Spying Set to Proceed A federal judge in California ruled that the spyware vendor does not have sovereign immunity.
20 July 2020

Mac Cryptocurrency Traders Targeted by Trojanized Apps

Mac Cryptocurrency Traders Targeted by Trojanized Apps Four trojanized cryptocurrency trading apps have been found spreading malware that drains cryptocurrency wallets and collects Mac users' browsing data.
20 July 2020

7 VPN services leaked data of over 20 million users, says report

A report calls into question the providers’ security practices and dismisses their claims of being no-log VPN services

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20 July 2020

What Organizations Need to Know About IoT Supply Chain Risk

Here are some factors organizations should consider as they look to limit the risk posed by risks like Ripple20.
20 July 2020

Ransomware gang demands $7.5 million from Argentinian ISP

Telecom Argentina had roughly 18,000 computers infected during a ransomware attack over the weekend.
20 July 2020

Paving the Path to Passwordless

Paving the Path to Passwordless Password management tools and apps can help ease the pain of passwords, but even those don’t totally solve all of the password challenges all of the time. 
20 July 2020

Data breach reports down by one‑third in first half of 2020

The Identity Theft Resource Center doesn't expect the trend to last, however

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20 July 2020

Keys for a Safe Return to the Post-Quarantine Office

Keys for a Safe Return to the Post-Quarantine Office Security teams will need to keep these important considerations in mind as employees make their way back to the workplace.
20 July 2020

Keys for a Safe Return to the Post-Coronavirus Office

Keys for a Safe Return to the Post-Coronavirus Office Security teams will need to keep these important considerations in mind as employees make their way back to the workplace.
20 July 2020

Two more cyber-attacks hit Israel's water system

First attack hit in April when hackers tried to modify water chlorine levels, officials said.
20 July 2020

Uber drivers demand to see algorithms, data that determines their working lives

The court case claims increased data transparency is necessary to prevent discriminative practices.
20 July 2020

BadPower attack corrupts fast chargers to melt or set your device on fire

Attackers can alter the firmware of fast charger devices to deliver extra voltage and damage connected equipment.
19 July 2020

Three Trump officials have now hinted at a TikTok ban this month

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, National Security Advisor Robert O'Brien, and Trump's Chief of Staff Mark Meadows have suggested that a TikTok ban is on its way.
19 July 2020

Hacker behind Ripoff Report extortion attempt extradited to the US

Hacker emailed the Ripoff Report CEO, shared a video accessing the exec's account, and asked for a $90,000 payment.
19 July 2020

Twitter says hackers downloaded the data of eight users in Wednesday's hack

Hackers targeted 130 accounts, tweeted on behalf of 45, and downloaded data from eight.
18 July 2020

Thousands of Vulnerable F5 BIG-IP Users Still Open to Takeover

Thousands of Vulnerable F5 BIG-IP Users Still Open to Takeover Less than 500 machines have been patched since U.S. Cyber Command issued an alert to patch a critical bug that's under active exploit.
17 July 2020

Emotet Lives!

Emotet malware has back to action after a four-month hiatus that allowed cybersecurity experts to worry about other things.
17 July 2020

Emotet botnet returns after a five-month absence

2019's most active malware botnet returns to life with new spam campaign after it previously went dark on February 7, 2020.
17 July 2020

Emotet botnet returns after a four-month absence

2019's most active malware botnet returns to life with new spam campaign after it previously went dark on February 7, 2020.
17 July 2020