Cybersecurity News


5 reasons why (not only) financial companies struggle with cybersecurity

Why do many organizations have a hard time keeping up with the evolving threat landscape and effectively managing their cyber-risks?

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22 March 2021

China takes aim at ‘spying’ Tesla cars, bans military staff use

Musk has protested that his company would be “shut down” if the claims were true.
22 March 2021

Popular remote lesson monitoring program could be exploited to attack student PCs

The vulnerabilities allowed attackers full and unfettered access to student PCs.
22 March 2021

New Malware Hidden in Apple IDE Targets macOS Developers

XcodeSpy is latest example of growing attacks on software supply chain.
19 March 2021

Critical F5 BIG-IP Flaw Now Under Active Attack

Critical F5 BIG-IP Flaw Now Under Active Attack Researchers are reporting mass scanning for – and in-the-wild exploitation of – a critical-severity flaw in the F5 BIG-IP and BIG-IQ enterprise networking infrastructure.
19 March 2021

Verkada Attacker Charged with Wire Fraud, Conspiracy in US

Swiss national Till Kottmann and co-conspirators are accused of breaking into dozens of US companies and government entities.
19 March 2021

Office 365 Phishing Attack Targets Financial Execs

Office 365 Phishing Attack Targets Financial Execs Attackers move on new CEOs, using transition confusion to harvest Microsoft credentials.
19 March 2021

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