Cybersecurity News


Wacom Tablet Data Exfiltration Raises Security Concerns

Wacom Tablet Data Exfiltration Raises Security Concerns Wacom stated that its data collection is done only in aggregate -- but that doesn't fix the issues, according to security experts.
07 February 2020

Google Takeout Serves Up Video Files to Strangers

A limited number of user videos were shared with others in a five-day incident from November.
07 February 2020

Critical Android Bluetooth Bug Enables RCE, No User Interaction Needed

Critical Android Bluetooth Bug Enables RCE, No User Interaction Needed The flaw was recently patched in Android's February Security Bulletin.
07 February 2020

Apple deprecating macOS kernel extensions (KEXTs) is a great win for security

Apple kernel extension APIs to be deprecated in macOS 10.15.4.
07 February 2020

CCPA and GDPR: The Data Center Pitfalls of the 'Right to be Forgotten'

Compliance with the new privacy rules doesn't always fall on data center managers, but when it does, it's more difficult than it may sound.
07 February 2020

RobbinHood Kills Security Processes Before Dropping Ransomware

Attackers deploy a legitimate, digitally signed hardware driver to delete security software from machines before encrypting files.
07 February 2020

From 1s & 0s to Wobbly Lines: The Radio Frequency (RF) Security Starter Guide

From 1s & 0s to Wobbly Lines: The Radio Frequency (RF) Security Starter Guide Although radio frequency energy (RF) communications are increasingly essential to modern wireless networking and IoT, the security of RF is notoriously lax.
07 February 2020

Google Chrome To Bar HTTP File Downloads

Google Chrome To Bar HTTP File Downloads File downloads like images or executables may not be delivered over HTTPS - even if they are available from an HTTPS website.
07 February 2020

Week in security with Tony Anscombe

How digital forensics helps bring criminals to justice – Beef up your Facebook privacy – Take a quiz to test your phish-spotting prowess

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07 February 2020

As coronavirus challenges mount, WHO's reputation is being hijacked for data theft scams

A potential pandemic, an “infodemic,” and scams are all challenges being faced by the WHO.
07 February 2020

Critical Citrix RCE Flaw Still Threatens 1,000s of Corporate LANs

Critical Citrix RCE Flaw Still Threatens 1,000s of Corporate LANs RCE and myriad other types of attacks could take aim at the 19 percent of vulnerable companies that haven't yet patched CVE-2019-19781.
07 February 2020

Ransomware installs Gigabyte driver to kill antivirus products

RobbinHood ransomware deploys novel technique to make sure it can encrypt files without being interrupted.
07 February 2020

5 Measures to Harden Election Technology

5 Measures to Harden Election Technology Voting machinery needs hardware-level security. The stakes are the ultimate, and the attackers among the world's most capable.
07 February 2020

Phishing Campaign Targets 250 Android Apps with Anubis Malware

Phishing Campaign Targets 250 Android Apps with Anubis Malware New attacks discovered by Cofense can perform keylogging, steal data and completely hijack a mobile device.
07 February 2020

Critical Bluetooth bug leaves Android users open to attack

Google releases a fix for the security hole that, if left unplugged, could allow attackers to run malicious code with no user interaction

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07 February 2020

UK government rolls out red carpet for infamous spyware vendor

NSO Group will be touting its wares to visiting officials, including those potentially from oppressive regimes.
07 February 2020

Magecart Gang Attacks Olympic Ticket Reseller and Survival Food Sites

Magecart Gang Attacks Olympic Ticket Reseller and Survival Food Sites A recent slew of skimming attacks have been linked back to Magecart Group 12.
07 February 2020

Device security firm Forescout snapped up by Advent in $1.9 billion deal

The agreement represents a premium of roughly 30 percent on closing share prices.
07 February 2020

US Attorney General says US and allies should invest in Huawei competitors

US Attorney General Barr says the US and its allies should invest in Nokia and Ericsson.
06 February 2020

Malaysia warns of Chinese hacking campaign targeting government projects

MyCERT security alert points the finger at APT40, a Chinese state-sponsored hacking crew.
06 February 2020