Cybersecurity News


Data from 500M LinkedIn Users Posted for Sale Online

Data from 500M LinkedIn Users Posted for Sale Online Like the Facebook incident earlier this week, the information — including user profile IDs, email addresses and other PII -- was scraped from the social-media platform.
09 April 2021

Women Are Facing an Economic Crisis & the Cybersecurity Industry Can Help

Investing in women's cybersecurity careers can bring enormous benefits and help undo some of the significant economic damage wrought by the pandemic.
09 April 2021

Critical Zoom vulnerability triggers remote code execution without user input

The researchers who discovered the bug have earned themselves $200,000.
09 April 2021

Washington State educational organizations targeted in cryptojacking spree

The lucrative nature of cryptocurrency means no industry is safe.
09 April 2021

Two Home Computers

If possible, have two computers at home -- one for parents and one for kids. This way they can't accidently infect your computer. If you are sharing a computer, make sure you have separate accounts for everyone and that kids do not have privileged access.
09 April 2021

Zoom Joins Microsoft Teams on List of Enterprise Tools Hacked at Pwn2Own

White-hat hacking event shows yet again why there's no such thing as foolproof security against modern attacks.
08 April 2021

Zoom Joins Microsoft Teams on List of Enterprise Tools Hacked at Pwn2Own

White-hat hacking event shows yet again why there's no such thing as foolproof security against modern attacks.
08 April 2021

Fraudsters Use HTML Legos to Evade Detection in Phishing Attack

Criminals stitch pieces of HTML together and hide them in JavaScript files, researchers report.
08 April 2021

600K Payment Card Records Leaked After Swarmshop Breach

A leaked database also contains the nicknames, hashed passwords, contact details, and activity history of Swarmshop admins, sellers, and buyers.
08 April 2021

Adware Spreads via Fake TikTok App, Laptop Offers

Adware Spreads via Fake TikTok App, Laptop Offers Cybercriminals are encouraging users to send the "offers" via WhatsApp to their friends as well.
08 April 2021

Zero-Day Bug Impacts Problem-Plagued Cisco SOHO Routers

Zero-Day Bug Impacts Problem-Plagued Cisco SOHO Routers Cisco says it will not patch three small business router models and one VPN firewall device with critical vulnerabilities.
08 April 2021

IcedID Banking Trojan Surges: The New Emotet?

IcedID Banking Trojan Surges: The New Emotet? A widespread email campaign using malicious Microsoft Excel attachments and Excel 4 macros is delivering IcedID at high volumes, suggesting it's filling the Emotet void.
08 April 2021

Azure Functions Weakness Allows Privilege Escalation

Azure Functions Weakness Allows Privilege Escalation Microsoft's cloud-container technology allows attackers to directly write to files, researchers said.
08 April 2021

Hackers Exploit Fortinet Flaw in Sophisticated Cring Ransomware Attacks

Hackers Exploit Fortinet Flaw in Sophisticated Cring Ransomware Attacks Industrial enterprises in Europe are target of campaign, which forced a shutdown of industrial processes in at least one of its victims’ networks, according to researchers.
08 April 2021

Handcuffs Over AI: Solving Security Challenges With Law Enforcement

We've tried everything else ... now it's time to make the prospect of getting caught -- and punished -- a real deterrent to cybercrime.
08 April 2021

Does data stolen in a data breach expire?

Some personal information just doesn’t age – here’s what the Facebook data leak may mean for you

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08 April 2021

Facebook tackles deepfake spread and troll farms in latest moderation push

AI-generated images and an exiled militant group are now on Facebook's radar.
08 April 2021

Italian man arrested after allegedly paying hitman in cryptocurrency

Europol claims he attempted to have his ex-girlfriend assassinated.
08 April 2021

Vyveva: Lazarus hacking group’s latest weapon strikes South African freight

The backdoor is being used to spy on the activities of freight companies.
08 April 2021

(Are you) afreight of the dark? Watch out for Vyveva, new Lazarus backdoor

ESET researchers discover a new Lazarus backdoor deployed against a freight logistics firm in South Africa

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08 April 2021