Cybersecurity News


SecOps Teams Wrestle with Manual Processes, HR Gaps

SecOps Teams Wrestle with Manual Processes, HR Gaps Enterprise security teams are "drowning in alerts."
18 September 2020

Security Takeaways from the Great Work-from-Home Experiment

Security Takeaways from the Great Work-from-Home Experiment As the pandemic drags on and remote workforces stay remote, zero-trust and other lessons learned should come to the fore.
18 September 2020

Spammers use hexadecimal IP addresses to evade detection

Links in spam emails looked like http://0xD83AC74E instead of "domain.com."
18 September 2020

Maze Ransomware Adopts Ragnar Locker Virtual-Machine Approach

Maze Ransomware Adopts Ragnar Locker Virtual-Machine Approach Maze continues to adopt tactics from rival cybercrime gangs.
18 September 2020

Deepfake Detection Poses Problematic Technology Race

Experts hold out little hope for a robust technical solution in the long term.
18 September 2020

Mitigating Cyber-Risk While We're (Still) Working from Home

One click is all it takes for confidential information to land in the wrong hands. The good news is that there are plenty of ways to teach preventative cybersecurity to remote workers.
18 September 2020

Iranian hacker group developed Android malware to steal 2FA SMS codes

The malware could steal 2FA SMS codes for Google accounts. Also contained vague functionality to do the same for Telegram and various social networks.
18 September 2020

CEO of cyber fraud startup NS8 arrested for defrauding investors in $123m scheme

Irony aside, the former executive allegedly secured millions from investors based on fake financial statements.
18 September 2020

5 ways cybercriminals can try to extort you

What are some common strategies cybercriminals employ in extortion schemes and how can you mitigate the chances of falling victim to a cyber-shakedown?

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18 September 2020

US sanctions Iranian government front company hiding major hacking operations

US says the Iranian government used the "Rana Intelligence Computing Company" as a front for the APT39 hacking group.
17 September 2020

Defending Against Deepfakes: From Tells to Crypto

Defending Against Deepfakes: From Tells to Crypto Detecting doctored media has become tricky -- and risky -- business. Here's how organizations can better protect themselves from fake video, audio, and other forms of content.
17 September 2020

Don't Fall for It! Defending Against Deepfakes

Don't Fall for It! Defending Against Deepfakes Detecting doctored media has become tricky -- and risky -- business. Here's how organizations can better protect themselves from fake video, audio, and other forms of content.
17 September 2020

Chinese Antivirus Firm Was Part of APT41 ‘Supply Chain’ Attack

The U.S. Justice Department this week indicted seven Chinese nationals for a decade-long hacking spree that targeted more than 100 high-tech and online gaming companies. The government alleges the men used malware-laced phishing emails and "supply chain" attacks to steal data from companies and their customers. One of the alleged hackers was first profiled here in 2012 as the owner of a Chinese antivirus firm.
17 September 2020

Indictments Unlikely to Deter China's APT41 Activity

So far, at least, the threat group has not let public scrutiny slow it down, security researchers say.
17 September 2020

Iranian Hackers Indicted for Stealing Aerospace & Satellite Tracking Data

Also, the US Treasury sanctioned Iranian attack group APT39 following a years-long malware campaign.
17 September 2020

Mozi Botnet Accounts for Majority of IoT Traffic

Mozi Botnet Accounts for Majority of IoT Traffic Mozi’s spike comes amid a huge increase in overall IoT botnet activity.
17 September 2020

Apple Bug Allows Code Execution on iPhone, iPad, iPod

Apple Bug Allows Code Execution on iPhone, iPad, iPod Release of iOS 14 and iPadOS 14 brings fixes 11 bugs, some rated high-severity.
17 September 2020

Ransomware Gone Awry Has Fatal Consequences

An attack that knocked hospital systems offline ends in death for patient who had to be sent to another facility.
17 September 2020

Sumo Logic IPO Prices Higher Than Expected

Co-founder and CTO Christian Beedgen explains what this means for the future of the cloud-based data analytics company.
17 September 2020

US charges Iranian hackers for breaching US satellite companies

Three suspects were indicted, with one being a famous security researcher.
17 September 2020