Cybersecurity News


Icon files abused in malspam to spread NanoCore Trojan

.zipx has been employed to deploy both Lokibot and NanoCore malware.
11 March 2021

Sex in the digital era: How secure are smart sex toys?

ESET researchers investigate what could possibly go wrong when you connect your bedroom to the internet of things

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11 March 2021

Smart sex toys: appealing to you, exploitable to hackers

Some of the most popular sex toys on the market are anything but smart when it comes to security.
11 March 2021

F5 issues BIG-IP patches to tackle unauthenticated remote code execution, critical flaws

Four out of seven vulnerabilities are considered critical.
11 March 2021

Sky ECC denies police have ‘cracked’ encrypted messaging platform

Europol, however, says arrests have been made based on monitoring conversation flows.
11 March 2021

SAP Stomps Out Critical RCE Flaw in Manufacturing Software

SAP Stomps Out Critical RCE Flaw in Manufacturing Software The remote code execution flaw could allow attackers to deploy malware, modify network configurations and view databases.
10 March 2021

Fake Ad Blocker Delivers Hybrid Cryptominer/Ransomware Infection

Fake Ad Blocker Delivers Hybrid Cryptominer/Ransomware Infection A hybrid Monero cryptominer and ransomware bug has hit 20,000 machines in 60 days.
10 March 2021

Malware Operator Employs New Trick to Upload its Dropper into Google Play

Check Point researchers recently discovered the Clast82 dropper hidden in nine legitimate Android utility apps.
10 March 2021

Cyberattackers Exploiting Critical WordPress Plugin Bug

Cyberattackers Exploiting Critical WordPress Plugin Bug The security hole in the Plus Addons for Elementor plugin was used in active zero-day attacks prior to a patch being issued.
10 March 2021

US Schools Faced Record Number of Security Incidents in 2020

The K-12 Cybersecurity Resource Center reports an 18% increase in security incidents as schools moved classes online.
10 March 2021

'Thousands' of Verkada Cameras Affected by Hacking Breach

Thousands of Verkada cameras have been affected by a breach from a group of hackers, who have reportedly gained access to surveillance systems inside several high-profile companies, police departments, hospitals, prisons and schools.
10 March 2021

Multiple Attack Groups Exploited Microsoft Exchange Flaws Prior to the Patches

Researchers have spotted multiple groups exploiting the zero-day Exchange server vulnerabilities.
10 March 2021

Hiding in Plain Sight: Protecting Enterprises from the 'New' Shadow IT

Three steps to fight this increasingly vexing problem.
10 March 2021

How to Protect Vulnerable Seniors From Cybercrime

How to Protect Vulnerable Seniors From Cybercrime According to the FBI, people over the age of 60 lose more money to cybercrime than any other age group. The good news: Safety is only three main tips away.
10 March 2021

Black Hat USA

Mandalay Bay Convention Center Las Vegas
10 March 2021

Nim-Based Malware Loader Spreads Via Spear-Phishing Emails

Nim-Based Malware Loader Spreads Via Spear-Phishing Emails Spear-phishing emails are spreading the NimzaLoader malware loader, which some say may be used to download Cobalt Strike.
10 March 2021

2020 was a ‘record-breaking’ year in US school hacks, security failures

New research suggests “cybersecurity risks are now neither hypothetical, nor trivial.”
10 March 2021

Digitally Transforming Trusted Transactions Through Biometrics, ML & AI

The pandemic has increased the appetite for e-commerce and contactless payments, and biometrics and artificial intelligence are playing a larger role in securing those transactions.
10 March 2021

Call Recorder iPhone App Flaw Uncovered

Researcher finds thousands of recorded calls easily accessible to others.
10 March 2021

Breach Exposes Verkada Security Camera Footage at Tesla, Cloudflare

Breach Exposes Verkada Security Camera Footage at Tesla, Cloudflare Surveillance footage from companies such as Tesla as well as hospitals, prisons, police departments and schools was accessed in the hack.
10 March 2021