Cybersecurity News


SolarWinds-Linked Attackers Target Microsoft 365 Mailboxes

Researchers observe attackers altering mailbox folders to assign read-only permissions to any authenticated user on a target machine.
19 March 2021

Bogus Android Clubhouse App Drops Credential-Swiping Malware

Bogus Android Clubhouse App Drops Credential-Swiping Malware The malicious app spreads the BlackRock malware, which steals credentials from 458 services - including Twitter, WhatsApp, Facebook and Amazon.
19 March 2021

Week in security with Tony Anscombe

A banking trojan masquerades as Clubhouse for Android – The implications of the Verkada breach – A zero-day patched in Chrome

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19 March 2021

Russian Man Pleads Guilty in Thwarted Tesla Hack

Egor Kriuchkov will be sentenced in May on conspiracy charge
19 March 2021

CopperStealer Malware Targets Facebook and Instagram Business Accounts

CopperStealer Malware Targets Facebook and Instagram Business Accounts A previously undocumented password and cookie stealer has been compromising accounts of big guns like Facebook, Apple, Amazon and Google since 2019 and then using them for cybercriminal activity.
19 March 2021

7 steps to staying safe and secure on Twitter

Follow these easy steps to prevent your Twitter account from being hacked and to remain safe while tweeting

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19 March 2021

How Us Shady Geeks Put Others Off Security

Early adopters of security and privacy tools may be perceived by others as paranoid, which, in turn, may repel non-experts from protecting themselves online.
19 March 2021

SEC charges co-founders of bankrupt uBiome medical testing startup with operating $60m fraud

The US agency claims uBiome’s apparent success was only due to a web of deceit.
19 March 2021

Fraudsters jump on Clubhouse hype to push malicious Android app

The BlackRock Trojan is lurking in the malicious, fake Android version of Clubhouse.
19 March 2021

Trust your surveillance? Why hacked cameras are very bad

When a breach captures a part of us that is unchangeable, does it mean that we have allowed technology to pry too deeply into our lives?

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19 March 2021

Microsoft Defender Antivirus now automatically mitigates Exchange Server vulnerabilities

Mitigation fixes will be applied automatically in a renewed effort by Microsoft to contain security incidents caused by the bugs.
19 March 2021

Tech Vendors' Lack of Security Transparency Worries Firms

A majority of firms say they're more likely to buy from suppliers that are open about security issues -- yet that sentiment isn't necessarily reflected in the technology providers they're currently working with.
18 March 2021

Facebook Expands Security Key Support to iOS & Android

Facebook's announcement arrives the same week Twitter enabled support for multiple security keys on user accounts.
18 March 2021

Fiserv Forgets to Buy Domain It Used as System Default

Fiserv Forgets to Buy Domain It Used as System Default Fintech security provider Fiserv acknowledges it used unregistered domain as default email.
18 March 2021

Trojanized Xcode Project Slips MacOS Malware to Apple Developers

Trojanized Xcode Project Slips MacOS Malware to Apple Developers In a new campaign, threat actors are bundling macOS malware in trojanized Apple Xcode developer projects.
18 March 2021

Women's History Month: Making Mentorship Meaningful

This month is a perfect opportunity for us to take a step back and think about what role we want to play as women in the technology sector.
18 March 2021

New CopperStealer Malware Hijacks Social Media Accounts

Proofpoint researchers say it steals logins and spreads more malware.
18 March 2021

FBI: Business Email Compromise Cost $1.8B in 2020

The Internet Crime Complaint Center received a record 791,790 complaints last year, with reported losses exceeding $4.1 billion.
18 March 2021

Beware the Package Typosquatting Supply Chain Attack

Attackers are mimicking the names of existing packages on public registries in hopes that users or developers will accidentally download these malicious packages instead of legitimate ones.
18 March 2021

FBI: Cybercrime losses topped US$4.2 billion in 2020

The Bureau received over 28,000 reports of COVID-19-themed scams last year

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18 March 2021