Cybersecurity News


Free Mobile App Measures Your Personal Cyber Risk

Free Mobile App Measures Your Personal Cyber Risk New app for Android and Apple iOS uses an algorithm co-developed with MIT to gauge security posture on an ongoing basis.
02 December 2020

iPhone Bug Allowed for Complete Device Takeover Over the Air

iPhone Bug Allowed for Complete Device Takeover Over the Air Researcher Ian Beer from Google Project Zero took six months to figure out the radio-proximity exploit of a memory corruption bug that was patched in May.
02 December 2020

Absa bank embroiled in data leak, rogue employee accused of theft

Personal information belonging to banking customers was compromised.
02 December 2020

Turla Crutch: Keeping the “back door” open

ESET researchers discover a new backdoor used by Turla to exfiltrate stolen documents to Dropbox

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02 December 2020

Ivanti announces double acquisition of MobileIron, Pulse Secure in zero-trust security push

Ivanti says the deals strengthen the company in the mobile zero-trust security space.
02 December 2020

Unmanaged Devices Heighten Risks for School Networks

Gaming consoles, Wi-Fi Pineapples, and building management systems are among many devices Armis says it discovered on K-12 school networks.
01 December 2020

Inside North Korea's Rapid Evolution to Cyber Superpower

Researchers examine North Korea's rapid evolution from destructive campaigns to complex and efficient cyber operations.
01 December 2020

Malicious or Vulnerable Docker Images Widespread, Firm Says

A dynamic analysis of the publicly available images on Docker Hub found that 51% had critical vulnerabilities and about 6,500 of the 4 million latest images could be considered malicious.
01 December 2020

Misconfigured Docker Servers Under Attack by Xanthe Malware

Misconfigured Docker Servers Under Attack by Xanthe Malware The never-before-seen Xanthe cryptomining botnet has been targeting misconfigured Docker APIs.
01 December 2020

SASE 101: Why All the Buzz?

SASE 101: Why All the Buzz? Wide area networking and network security services unite to provide secure, cloud-based connectivity for enterprises' remote employees -- and these days that means billions of workers.
01 December 2020

Android Messenger App Still Leaking Photos, Videos

Android Messenger App Still Leaking Photos, Videos The GO SMS Pro app has been downloaded 100 million times; now, underground forums are actively sharing images stolen from GO SMS servers.
01 December 2020

Cayman Islands Bank Records Exposed in Open Azure Blob

Cayman Islands Bank Records Exposed in Open Azure Blob An offshore Cayman Islands bank’s backups, covering a $500 million investment portfolio, were left unsecured and leaking personal banking information, passport data and even online banking PINs.
01 December 2020

Malicious npm packages caught installing remote access trojans

JavaScript and Node.js developers who installed the jdb.js and db-json.js packages were infected with the njRAT malware.
01 December 2020

The Cybersecurity Skills Gap: It Doesn't Have to Be This Way

Once it becomes clear that off-the-shelf experts aren't realistic at scale, cultivating entry-level talent emerges as the only long-term solution -- not just for a hiring organization but for the field as a whole.
01 December 2020

Cyberattackers could trick scientists into producing dangerous substances

Without ever setting foot in the lab, a threat actor could dupe DNA researchers into creating pathogens, according to a study describing "an end-to-end cyber-biological attack"

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01 December 2020

Call Fraud Operator Ordered to Pay $9M to Victims

Indian national will serve 20 years in prison for running a large call center fraud operation.
01 December 2020

FBI warns of email forwarding rules being abused in recent hacks

FBI: "The web-based client's forwarding rules often do not sync with the desktop client, limiting the rules' visibility to cyber security administrators."
01 December 2020

Zoom Impersonation Attacks Aim to Steal Credentials

Zoom Impersonation Attacks Aim to Steal Credentials The Better Business Bureau warns of phishing messages with the Zoom logo that tell recipients they have a missed meeting or suspended account.
01 December 2020

Electronic Medical Records Cracked Open by OpenClinic Bugs

Electronic Medical Records Cracked Open by OpenClinic Bugs Four security vulnerabilities in an open-source medical records management platform allow remote code execution, patient data theft and more.
01 December 2020

Ivanti Acquires MobileIron & Pulse Secure

The company plans to use these acquisitions to strengthen and secure IT connections across remote devices and infrastructure.
01 December 2020