Cybersecurity News


Microsoft: New Unpatched Bug in Windows Print Spooler           

Microsoft: New Unpatched Bug in Windows Print Spooler            Another vulnerability separate from PrintNightmare allows for local elevation of privilege and system takeover.
16 July 2021

Toddler mobile banking malware surges across Europe

The Android malware is a new and persistent threat to European citizens and banks alike.
16 July 2021

Chinese APT LuminousMoth abuses Zoom brand to target gov't agencies

Fake Zoom apps are being spread to conduct cyber surveillance.
16 July 2021

Vacationing? How to avoid the cybersecurity blues

From securing your devices to avoiding public Wi-Fi hotspots for logging into apps we look at measures you can take to remain safe while this holiday season.

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16 July 2021

Microsoft points the finger at Israeli spyware seller for DevilsTongue attacks

Updates released this week protect against two key zero-day vulnerabilities weaponized by customers.
16 July 2021

Attackers Exploited 4 Zero-Day Flaws in Chrome, Safari & IE

At least two government-backed actors -- including one Russian group -- used the now-patched flaws in separate campaigns, Google says.
15 July 2021

State Dept. to Pay Up to $10M for Information on Foreign Cyberattacks

The Rewards for Justice program, a counterterrorism tool, is now aimed at collecting information on nation-states that use hackers to disrupt critical infrastructure.
15 July 2021

Zero-Day Attacks on Critical WooCommerce Bug Threaten Databases

Zero-Day Attacks on Critical WooCommerce Bug Threaten Databases The popular e-commerce platform for WordPress has started deploying emergency patches.
15 July 2021

CISA Launches New Website to Aid Ransomware Defenders

StopRansomware.gov provides information to help organizations protect against, and respond to, ransomware attacks.
15 July 2021

Microsoft: Israeli Firm's Tools Used to Target Activists, Dissidents

Candiru sold spyware that exploited Windows vulnerabilities and had been used in attacks against dissidents, activists, and journalists.
15 July 2021

IoT-Specific Malware Infections Jumped 700% Amid Pandemic

Gafgyt and Mirai malware represented majority of IoT malware, new data from Zscaler shows.
15 July 2021

How to Bridge On-Premises and Cloud Identity

Identity fabric, a cloud-native framework, removes the need for multiple, siloed, proprietary identity systems.
15 July 2021

Fake Zoom App Dropped by New APT ‘LuminousMoth’

Fake Zoom App Dropped by New APT ‘LuminousMoth’ First comes spear-phishing, next download of malicious DLLs that spread to removable USBs, dropping Cobalt Strike Beacon, and then, sometimes, a fake Zoom app.
15 July 2021

SonicWall Warns Secure VPN Hardware Bugs Under Attack

SonicWall Warns Secure VPN Hardware Bugs Under Attack SonicWall issued an urgent security alert warning customers that some of its current and legacy secure VPN appliances were under active attack.
15 July 2021

SonicWall Warns Firewall Hardware Bugs Under Attack

SonicWall Warns Firewall Hardware Bugs Under Attack SonicWall issued an urgent security alert warning customers that some of its current and legacy firewall appliances were under active attack.
15 July 2021

What to Look for in an Effective Threat Hunter

The most important personality traits, skills, and certifications to look for when hiring a threat hunting team.
15 July 2021

Data officers raid two properties over Matt Hancock CCTV footage leak

Data officers raid two properties over Matt Hancock CCTV footage leak

Computer equipment and electronic devices seized in connection with images of minister kissing aide

Two residential properties in the south of England have been raided by data protection officers, as part of their investigation into who leaked CCTV footage of Matt Hancock kissing an aide in his office.

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) said they had seized computer equipment and electronic devices as part of the operation on Thursday morning, amid an ongoing investigation into alleged breaches of the Data Protection Act.

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15 July 2021

Safari Zero-Day Used in Malicious LinkedIn Campaign

Safari Zero-Day Used in Malicious LinkedIn Campaign Researchers shed light on how attackers exploited Apple web browser vulnerabilities to target government officials in Western Europe.
15 July 2021

Sports events and online streaming: prepare your cybersecurity

If you'll be watching Sports Streaming events on your SmartTV, laptop, tablet or cell phone, learn the tips to keep you and your personal data safe.

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15 July 2021

SonicWall: 'Imminent' Ransomware Attack Targets Older Products

The attack exploits a known vulnerability that was fixed in new versions of firmware released this year.
14 July 2021