Cybersecurity News


Google open-sources Tsunami vulnerability scanner

Google says Tsunami is an extensible network scanner for detecting high-severity vulnerabilities with as little false-positives as possible.
08 July 2020

Notorious Hacker ‘Fxmsp’ Outed After Widespread Access-Dealing

Notorious Hacker ‘Fxmsp’ Outed After Widespread Access-Dealing The Kazakh native made headlines last year for hacking McAfee, Symantec and Trend Micro; but the Feds say he's also behind a widespread backdoor operation spanning six continents.
08 July 2020

Microsoft Seizes Malicious Domains Used in Mass Office 365 Attacks

Microsoft Seizes Malicious Domains Used in Mass Office 365 Attacks The phishing campaign targeted Office 365 accounts in 62 countries, using business-related reports and the coronavirus pandemic as lures.
08 July 2020

Why Cybersecurity's Silence Matters to Black Lives

The industry is missing an opportunity to educate the public about bad actors who capitalize off of protest, voting rights education and police brutality petitions through social engineering and phishing attacks.
08 July 2020

A Most Personal Threat: Implantable Devices in Secure Spaces

Do implantable medical devices pose a threat to secure communication facilities? A Virginia Tech researcher says they do, and the problem is growing.
08 July 2020

15 Billion Credentials Currently Up for Grabs on Hacker Forums

15 Billion Credentials Currently Up for Grabs on Hacker Forums Unprecedented amounts of data for accessing bank accounts and streaming services are being flogged on the dark web.
08 July 2020

Civil rights auditors slam Facebook stance on Trump, voter suppression

Facebook has admitted there is still a “long way to go” to quell recent criticism of civil rights issue handling.
08 July 2020

Fxmsp hacker indicted by feds for selling backdoor access to hundreds of companies

Backdoors into government networks and corporations were allegedly sold to other criminal enterprises.
08 July 2020

Citrix patches 11 critical bugs

Citrix patches 11 critical bugs By William Knowles @c4i Senior Editor InfoSec News July 8, 2020 In a breath of fresh air for this week, software vendor Citrix released patches for 11 […]
08 July 2020

Mozilla suspends Firefox Send service while it addresses malware abuse

Mozilla has temporarily suspended the Firefox Send file-sharing service while it adds a Report Abuse mechanism.
07 July 2020

EDP Renewables Confirms Ransomware Attack

Its North American branch was notified of the attack because intruders reportedly gained access to 'at least some information' stored in its systems.
07 July 2020

BEC Hotshot with Opulent Social Media Presence to Face U.S. Charges

BEC Hotshot with Opulent Social Media Presence to Face U.S. Charges The Nigerian native has been extradited from Dubai after a string of over-the-top Instagram posts.
07 July 2020

Keeper Threat Group Rakes in $7M from Hundreds of Compromised E-Commerce Sites

Keeper Threat Group Rakes in $7M from Hundreds of Compromised E-Commerce Sites Researchers warn that Keeper, using Magecart code, will launch increasingly sophisticated attacks against online merchants worldwide in the coming months.
07 July 2020

Treasury Releases Fraud and Money Mule ID Tips

A new advisory from FinCEN helps financial institutions spot illicit activities and actors.
07 July 2020

Free decryptor available for ThiefQuest ransomware victims

ThiefQuest (EvilQuest) ransomware victims can now recover their encrypted files for free, without needing to pay the ransom demand.
07 July 2020

Microsoft Seizes Domains Used in COVID-19-Themed Attacks

Court grants company's bid to shut down infrastructure used in recent campaigns against Office 365 users.
07 July 2020

Drone Path Often Reveals Operator's Location

The threat posed by drones to critical infrastructure and other operational technology is made more serious by the inability of law enforcement to locate operators, researchers say.
07 July 2020

Russian Cyber Gang 'Cosmic Lynx' Focuses on Email Fraud

Cosmic Lynx takes a sophisticated approach to business email compromise and represents a shift in tactics for Russian cybercriminals.
07 July 2020

Framing the Security Story: The Simplest Threats Are the Most Dangerous

Don't be distracted by flashy advanced attacks and ignore the more mundane ones.
07 July 2020

German authorities seize 'BlueLeaks' server that hosted data on US cops

BlueLeaks portal is now down. The website hosted 296 GB of files stolen from more than 200 US police departments and fusion training centers.
07 July 2020