Cybersecurity News


Google Patches Chrome Browser Zero-Day Bug, Under Attack

Google Patches Chrome Browser Zero-Day Bug, Under Attack Google patches zero-day bug tied to memory corruptions found inside the Chrome browser's open-source JavaScript and Web Assembly engine, called V8.
25 February 2020

Google Adds More Security Features Via Chronicle Division

Order out of chaos? The saga of Chronicle continues with new security features for the Google Cloud Platform.
25 February 2020

RSAC 2020 Keynote: Changing the World’s False Perception of Cybersecurity

RSAC 2020 Keynote: Changing the World’s False Perception of Cybersecurity The reality of the cybersecurity industry is starkly different than what's perceived by the rest of the world.
25 February 2020

KnowBe4 At BlackHat

KnowBe4 at BlackHat
25 February 2020

Cybersecurity Industry: It's Time to Stop the Victim Blame Game

There are far more ways to be helpful than adding to the noise of what a company probably did wrong.
25 February 2020

Wendy Nather on How to Make Security 'Democratization' a Reality

Wendy Nather on How to Make Security 'Democratization' a Reality Ahead of her keynote at the RSA Conference, Cisco's head of advisory CISOs outlines to Dark Reading a unique paradigm that asks security teams to stop fighting their users, and start sharing control with them.
25 February 2020

Sen. Schumer Pushes for TSA Employee Ban on TikTok App at Work

Sen. Schumer Pushes for TSA Employee Ban on TikTok App at Work The Department of Homeland Security and two U.S. military branches already had discontinued use of the app based on concerns over Chinese data-security and censorship practices.
25 February 2020

McAfee Acquires Light Point for Browser Isolation Tech

Company plans to integrate Light Point Security's technology into the McAfee Secure Web Gateway and its Mvision UCE platform.
25 February 2020

Firefox for Mac and Linux to get a new security sandbox system

Firefox's new RLBox sandbox system to ship to Linux users in Firefox 74 and Mac users in Firefox 75.
25 February 2020

UK financial watchdog admits to leaking confidential consumer data

A Freedom of Information Act request published on the FCA website revealed more than it should.
25 February 2020

McAfee acquires Light Point Security team to bring browser isolation tech to MVISION UCE

McAfee’s aim is to improve browser protections by isolating potentially malicious code in virtual environments.
25 February 2020

Google patches Chrome zero-day under active attacks

This is the third Chrome zero-day discovered being exploited in the wild in the past year.
25 February 2020

Mozilla enables DOH by default for all Firefox users in the US

The rollout begins today and will continue over the next few weeks to confirm no major issues are discovered as DoH is enabled for Firefox's US-based users.
25 February 2020

Wanted: Hands-On Cybersecurity Experience

Organizations lament a lack of qualified job candidates as they continue to struggle to hire and retain security teams, the new ISACA State of Cybersecurity 2020 report shows.
25 February 2020

Verizon: Attacks on Mobile Devices Rise

Companies of all sizes are being hit by mobile attacks and feeling the effects for extended periods of time, according to the 2020 Verizon Mobile Security Index.
25 February 2020

PayPal accounts are getting abused en-masse for unauthorized payments

All signs point to an attack exploiting PayPal's Google Pay integration.
24 February 2020

Security, Networking Collaboration Cuts Breach Cost

CISOs report increases in alert fatigue and the number of records breached, as well as the struggle to secure mobile devices in a new Cisco study.
24 February 2020

Apple Takes Heat Over ‘Vulnerable’ iOS Cut-and-Paste Data

Apple Takes Heat Over ‘Vulnerable’ iOS Cut-and-Paste Data Software developer builds a malicious proof-of-concept iOS app that can read data temporarily saved to the device’s clipboard.
24 February 2020

Forget passwords: Secure yourself with a passphrase and these tools

Passphrases are much stronger than ordinary passwords -- and a heck of a lot easier to remember. But that's only the start to securing yourself on today's hostile internet. Here's how to protect yourself.
24 February 2020

SSRF 101: How Server-Side Request Forgery Sneaks Past Your Web Apps

SSRF 101: How Server-Side Request Forgery Sneaks Past Your Web Apps Server-side request forgery is a dangerous attack method that is also becoming an issue for the cloud. Here are some of the basics to help keep your Web server from turning against you.
24 February 2020