Cybersecurity News


VPN Concerns with Unplanned Remote Employees

VPN Concerns with Unplanned Remote Employees Maintaining visibility and availability when you suddenly have a large remote footprint takes planning.
05 May 2020

A hacker group tried to hijack 900,000 WordPress sites over the last week

Massive hacking operations causes a 30 times spike in bad traffic.
05 May 2020

Cloud Startup Orca Security Raises $20M Series A

The Israeli cloud security startup has built a platform to help organizations gain greater visibility into multicloud deployments.
05 May 2020

Malicious Use of AI Poses a Real Cybersecurity Threat

We should prepare for a future in which artificially intelligent cyberattacks become more common.
05 May 2020

Women in Payments: Q&A with Julie Quandt


Julie Quandt used to be the only woman in the room at her corporate meetings. In this month’s Women in Payments blog series, find out why that’s changing and why the good old days of not having to wait in line for the ladies’ room at industry conferences may now be over.

05 May 2020

GoDaddy Hack Breaches Hosting Account Credentials

GoDaddy Hack Breaches Hosting Account Credentials The domain registrar giant said that the breach started in October 2019.
05 May 2020

New Kaiji Botnet Targets IoT, Linux Devices

New Kaiji Botnet Targets IoT, Linux Devices The botnet uses SSH brute-force attacks to infect devices and uses a custom implant written in the Go Language.
05 May 2020

Post-Pandemic Presentation Plans

Coming to a conference near you -- who knows when.
05 May 2020

Google Android RCE Bug Allows Attacker Full Device Access

Google Android RCE Bug Allows Attacker Full Device Access The vulnerability is one of 39 affecting various aspects of the mobile OS that the company fixed in a security update this week.
05 May 2020

Europol arrests hackers behind Infinity Black hacker group

Polish police arrests five hackers for selling stolen user credentials and hacking tools.
05 May 2020

Designing Firmware Resilience for 3 Top Attack Vectors

Firmware has become an increasingly prevalent target for hackers. Here's how to stop them.
05 May 2020

The Firefox password manager now tells you when you use leaked passwords

The Firefox password manager also tells you when a website has suffered a security breach.
05 May 2020

Enterprises throw money at cybersecurity but half of attacks are still a success

Mandiant says that intrusions, policy evasion, and reconnaissance are commonplace in today's enterprise environments.
05 May 2020

It Was 20 Years Ago Today: Remembering the ILoveYou Virus

It Was 20 Years Ago Today: Remembering the ILoveYou Virus The virus infected some 50 million systems worldwide, often rendering them unusable, and cost more than $15 billion to repair.
05 May 2020

German authorities charge Russian hacker for 2015 Bundestag hack

The same hacker was previously charged in the US in 2018 for hacking the DNC and WADA.
05 May 2020

Professional data leakage: How did that security vendor get my personal data?

…and why are they selling it to other security vendors and product testers?

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05 May 2020

New Kaiji malware targets IoT devices via SSH brute-force attacks

Researchers say the malware was coded by a Chinese developer for the sole purpose of launching DDoS attacks.
05 May 2020

US financial industry regulator warns of widespread phishing campaign

FINRA warns of phishing campaign aimed at stealing members' Microsoft Office or SharePoint passwords.
04 May 2020

Stay-at-Home Students Offered Lessons to Boost Cybersecurity

Stuck at home with a primary- or secondary-school student? Organizations from professional training groups to national governments are teaming up to offer virtual cybersecurity training for teens -- in some cases, for free.
04 May 2020

Airplane Hack Exposes Weaknesses of Alert and Avoidance Systems

Airplane Hack Exposes Weaknesses of Alert and Avoidance Systems Researchers warn commercial airplane systems can be spoofed impacting flight safety of nearby aircraft.
04 May 2020