Cybersecurity News


The Price of Fame? Celebrities Face Unique Hacking Threats

The Price of Fame? Celebrities Face Unique Hacking Threats Hackers are hitting the sports industry hard on social media and luring quarantined consumers with offers of free streaming services, a new report shows.
06 May 2020

When Achieving Deadpool Status Is a Good Thing

When Achieving Deadpool Status Is a Good Thing It means attackers have been met with sufficient resistance that it's no longer worth their trouble and have moved on
06 May 2020

The Price of Fame? Celebrities Face Unique Hacking Threats

The Price of Fame? Celebrities Face Unique Hacking Threats Hackers are hitting the sports industry hard on social media and luring quarantined consumers with offers of free streaming services, a new report shows.
06 May 2020

Microsoft Shells Out $100K for IoT Security

Microsoft Shells Out $100K for IoT Security A three-month Azure Sphere bug-bounty challenge will offer top rewards for compromising Pluton or Secure World within Microsoft's IoT security suite.
06 May 2020

Hackers hide web skimmer behind a website's favicon

Hackers created a fake image-hosting portal to hide a web skimming operation.
06 May 2020

Ransomware Attack Takes Down Toll Group Systems, Again

Ransomware Attack Takes Down Toll Group Systems, Again Australian transportation company Toll Group has been hit by the Nefilim ransomware, causing customers to experience delays.
06 May 2020

Is CVSS the Right Standard for Prioritization?

Is CVSS the Right Standard for Prioritization? More than 55% of open source vulnerabilities are rated high or critical. To truly understand a vulnerability and how it might affect an organization or product, we need much more than a number.
06 May 2020

Europe’s Largest Private Hospital Operator Fresenius Hit by Ransomware

Fresenius, Europe's largest private hospital operator and a major provider of dialysis products and services that are in such high demand thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic, has been hit in a ransomware cyber attack on its technology systems. The company said the incident has limited some of its operations, but that patient care continues.
06 May 2020

Attackers Claim Identity of Financial NGO to Steal Sharepoint, Office Credentials

Attackers Claim Identity of Financial NGO to Steal Sharepoint, Office Credentials Investment brokers are the target of a new wave of socially engineered phishing attacks, warns FINRA.
06 May 2020

Search provider Algolia discloses security incident due to Salt vulnerability

Algolia now joins the ranks of LineageOS, Ghost, Digicert, and Xen Orchestra.
06 May 2020

Facebook wipes out accounts linked to ‘fringe conspiracy’ QAnon content

The QAnon conspiracy theory movement surrounds US President Trump and bringing down the “deep state.”
06 May 2020

Logistics giant Toll Group hit by ransomware for the second time in three months

Toll says that it has no intention of bowing to blackmail.
06 May 2020

Details of 44m Pakistani mobile users leaked online, part of bigger 115m cache

The leak is already under investigation in Pakistan since last month, April 2020.
05 May 2020

SAP notifying 9% of customers about security bugs in some cloud products

SAP says an internal security review found issues with seven of its cloud products.
05 May 2020

SAP notifying 9% of customers about mysterious cloud products security holes

SAP says an internal security review found issues with seven of its cloud products.
05 May 2020

Attackers Adapt Techniques to Pandemic Reality

Over the past several months, threat actors have quickly shifted their tactics to take advantage of interest in the coronavirus, two studies find.
05 May 2020

Microsoft Challenges Security Researchers to Hack Azure Sphere

Participants can earn up to $100,000 for finding severe flaws in Microsoft's Linux-based Azure Sphere IoT operating system.
05 May 2020

Breach Hits GoDaddy SSH Customers

The October 2019 breach left some customer data open to hacking eyes.
05 May 2020

Spear-Phishing Attack Spoofs EE To Target Executives

Spear-Phishing Attack Spoofs EE To Target Executives Researchers say spear-phishing emails purporting to be from telecom giant EE are being sent to top corporate execs.
05 May 2020

Instacart Patches Security Bug That Would Have Let Attackers Spoof SMS Messages

Attackers could have exploited the issue to lead online shoppers to malicious websites or to get them to download malware, Tenable says.
05 May 2020