Cybersecurity News


Wisc. GOP’s $2.3M MAGA Hat Debacle Showcases Fraud Concerns

Wisc. GOP’s $2.3M MAGA Hat Debacle Showcases Fraud Concerns Scammers bilked Wisconsin Republicans out of $2.3 million in a basic BEC scam — and anyone working on the upcoming election needs to pay attention.   
30 October 2020

Halloween News Wrap: The Election, Hospital Deaths and Other Scary Cyberattack Stories

Halloween News Wrap: The Election, Hospital Deaths and Other Scary Cyberattack Stories Threatpost breaks down the scariest stories of the week ended Oct. 30 haunting the security industry -- including bugs that just won't die.
30 October 2020

Wroba Mobile Banking Trojan Spreads to the U.S. via Texts

Wroba Mobile Banking Trojan Spreads to the U.S. via Texts The Roaming Mantis group is targeting the States with a malware that can steal information, harvest financial data and send texts to self-propagate.
30 October 2020

Google discloses Windows zero-day exploited in the wild

Windows zero-day (not yet patched) is used as part of an exploit chain that also includes a Chrome zero-day (already patched).
30 October 2020

Week in security with Tony Anscombe

New ESET Threat Report is out – Are things in IoT security finally changing? – 5 spooky tales of data breaches

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30 October 2020

Election (in)security: What you may have missed

As Election Day draws near, here's a snapshot of how this election cycle is faring in the hands of the would-be digitally meddlesome

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30 October 2020

JavaScript Obfuscation Moves to Phishing Emails

Attackers are hiding malicious payloads in phishing emails via a technique traditionally used to hide malicious code planted on websites.
30 October 2020

Microsoft Warns of Ongoing Attacks Exploiting Zerologon

The vulnerability, patched in August, has been weaponized by APT groups and prompted CISA to issue a security alert.
30 October 2020

Public Safety & Cybersecurity Concerns Elevate Need for a Converged Approach

As public and private spaces are opening up, the need for a converged approach to cybersecurity and physical security is essential, as is integration with health measures and tech.
30 October 2020

Microsoft Warns Threat Actors Continue to Exploit Zerologon Bug

Microsoft Warns Threat Actors Continue to Exploit Zerologon Bug Tech giant and feds this week renewed their urge to organizations to update Active Directory domain controllers.
30 October 2020

5 scary data breaches that shook the world

Just in time for Halloween, we look at the haunting reality of data breaches and highlight five tales that spooked not only the cyber-world

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30 October 2020

SANS Launches New CyberStart Program for All High School Students

Free program lets students solve real-world security problems - and learn about cybersecurity.
30 October 2020

NVIDIA Patches Critical Bug in High-Performance Servers

NVIDIA Patches Critical Bug in High-Performance Servers NVIDIA said a high-severity information-disclosure bug impacting its DGX A100 server line wouldn't be patched until early 2021.
29 October 2020

NVIDIA Patches Critical Bug in High-Performance Servers

NVIDIA Patches Critical Bug in High-Performance Servers NVIDIA said a high-severity information-disclosure bug impacting its DGX A100 server line wouldn't be patched until early 2021.
29 October 2020

First the Good News: Number of Breaches Down 51% Year Over Year

But the number of records put at risk experiences a massive increase. Here's why.
29 October 2020

McAfee Launches XDR, Browser Isolation, Cloud App Security Tools

New additions are built to help organizations better respond to threats and protect applications and data in the cloud.
29 October 2020

Kegtap, Singlemalt, Winekey Malware Serve Up Ransomware to Hospitals

Kegtap, Singlemalt, Winekey Malware Serve Up Ransomware to Hospitals Amid an uptick in attacks on healthcare orgs, malware families, Kegtap, Singlemalt and Winekey are being used to deliver the Ryuk ransomware to already strained systems.
29 October 2020

University Email Hijacking Attacks Push Phishing, Malware

University Email Hijacking Attacks Push Phishing, Malware Attackers are compromising email accounts from popular universities, including Purdue and Oxford, to launch attacks that get around DMARC and SPF.
29 October 2020

REvil Gang Promises a Big Video-Game Hit; Claims Massive Revenue

REvil Gang Promises a Big Video-Game Hit; Claims Massive Revenue In a wide-ranging interview, a REvil leader said the gang is earning $100 million per year, and provided insights into the life of a cybercriminal.
29 October 2020

Hackers Make Off With Millions From Wisconsin Republicans

According to the Wisconsin Republican Party, thieves used altered invoices to make off with $2.3 million in election funds.
29 October 2020