Cybersecurity News


'Look for the Helpers' to Securely Enable the Remote Workforce

CISOs and CIOs, you are our helpers. As you take action to reassure your company, your confidence is our confidence.
17 April 2020

DHS CISA: Companies are getting hacked even after patching Pulse Secure VPNs

Hackers compromised Pulse Secure VPNs, stole AD credentials, and are now using the stolen passwords to access internal networks even after companies patched their VPN servers.
17 April 2020

Week in security with Tony Anscombe

Sextortion-meets-coronavirus scams - The financial loss from coronavirus-themed fraud in America - Is the time ripe for one global set of data privacy rules?

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17 April 2020

PoetRAT Trojan targets energy sector using coronavirus lures

Wind turbine operators are the focus of a new data-stealing campaign.
17 April 2020

10 Standout Security M&A Deals from Q1 2020

10 Standout Security M&A Deals from Q1 2020 The first quarter of 2020 brought investments in enterprise IoT and endpoint security, as well as billion-dollar investments from private equity firms.
17 April 2020

Facebook will now warn you if you’ve interacted with fake, dangerous coronavirus posts

The fight against COVID-19 scams, misinformation, and fake cures continues.
17 April 2020

Clipboard hijacking malware found in 725 Ruby libraries

The malware would replace Bitcoin addresses copied to the clipboard with one controlled by the attacker.
17 April 2020

Scams, lies, and coronavirus

Scams demanding bitcoin on pain of infecting you with the coronavirus gain their fair share of shine among schemes with a thin veneer of plausibility

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17 April 2020

Academics steal data from air-gapped systems using PC fan vibrations

Israeli researchers use vibrations from CPU, GPU, or PC chassis fans to broadcast stolen information through solid materials and to nearby receives, breaking air-gapped system protections.
17 April 2020

Could Return of Ghost Squad Hackers Signal Rise in COVID-19-Related Hactivism?

New research suggests GSH is active in Southeast Asia following a couple of quiet years.
16 April 2020

Poorly Secured Docker Image Comes Under Rapid Attack

Poorly Secured Docker Image Comes Under Rapid Attack A honeypot experiment shows just how quickly cybercriminals will move to compromise vulnerable cloud infrastructure.
16 April 2020

New PoetRAT Hits Energy Sector With Data-Stealing Tools

New PoetRAT Hits Energy Sector With Data-Stealing Tools A never-before-seen RAT is targeting Azerbaijan energy companies with various tools aimed at stealing credentials and exfiltrating valuable data.
16 April 2020

Neglected Infrastructure, Invasive Tech to Plague Infosec in 2022

Researchers outline cybersecurity threats they predict businesses will face in two years as technology evolves.
16 April 2020

Massive Bot-Enabled Ad Fraud Campaign Targeted Connected TVs

ICEBUCKET operation is the largest ever to attempt to steal from advertisers by using bots to impersonate human smart-TV viewers, White Ops says.
16 April 2020

Small Business Is Big Target for Ransomware

Small businesses are being hit by ransomware, and a majority are paying up to get their data back.
16 April 2020

Cisco IP Phone Harbors Critical RCE Flaw

Cisco IP Phone Harbors Critical RCE Flaw Cisco stomped out a critical vulnerability in its IP Phone web server that could enable remote code execution by an unauthenticated attacker.
16 April 2020

4 Cybersecurity Lessons from the Pandemic

An epidemiologist-turned-CTO describes the parallels between the spread of a computer virus and the real-world coronavirus.
16 April 2020

Apple releases mobility data to help combat COVID‑19

The tool, which comes after a similar effort by Google, looks at how people’s traveling behavior has changed since the start of the pandemic

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16 April 2020

Post Pandemic, Technologists Pose Secure Certification for Immunity

Going digital with immunity passports could speed rollout and allow for better warnings of potential hot spots. But security and privacy issues remain.
16 April 2020

Arxan Technologies Joins New Software Company Digital.ai

The application security provider teams up with CollabNet VersionOne and XebiaLabs to create Digital.ai, a new enterprise DevOps platform.
16 April 2020