Cybersecurity News


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

SecOps and DevOps: From Cooperation to Automation

Omdia Principal Analyst Eric Parizo discusses the major obstacles SecOps organizations face as they seek to build ties with DevOps teams, and offers a programmatic approach to help create a path toward DevSecOps.
07 April 2021

Did 4 Major Ransomware Groups Truly Form a Cartel?

An analysis of well-known extortion groups and their cryptocurrency transactions reveals the answer.
07 April 2021

Voice-Changing Software Found on APT Attackers' Server

Security researchers believe the presence of Morph Vox Pro could indicate APT-C-23 has new plans for their phishing campaigns.
07 April 2021

Attackers Blowing Up Discord, Slack with Malware  

Attackers Blowing Up Discord, Slack with Malware   One Discord network search turned up 20,000 virus results, researchers found.  
07 April 2021

Cring Ransomware Used in Attacks on European Industrial Firms

Attackers exploit a vulnerability in Fortigate VPN servers to gain access to target networks, researchers report.
07 April 2021

Fortune 500 Security Shows Progress and Pitfalls

Fortune 500 companies have improved on email security and vulnerability disclosure programs but struggle in asset management and high-risk services.
07 April 2021

Crossing the Line: When Cyberattacks Become Acts of War

Crossing the Line: When Cyberattacks Become Acts of War Saryu Nayyar, CEO at Gurucul, discusses the new Cold War and the potential for a cyberattack to prompt military action.
07 April 2021

$38 million worth of gift cards stolen and sold on dark web

Easy to redeem and hard to trace, gift cards remain a hot commodity in the criminal underground

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07 April 2021

Rethinking Cyberattack Response: Prevention & Preparedness

The SolarWinds incident is the starkest reminder yet that complacency can exact a terrible price.
07 April 2021

Fake Netflix App on Google Play Spreads Malware Via WhatsApp

Fake Netflix App on Google Play Spreads Malware Via WhatsApp The wormable malware spread from Android to Android by sending messages offering free Netflix Premium for 60 days.
07 April 2021

5 Ways to Transform Your Phishing Defenses Right Now

By transforming how you approach phishing, you can break the phishing kill chain and meaningfully reduce your business risk.
07 April 2021

Attackers Actively Seeking, Exploiting Vulnerable SAP Applications

Analysis of threat activity in mission-critical environments prompts CISA advisory urging SAP customers to apply necessary security patches and updates.
07 April 2021

Facebook: Stolen Data Scraped from Platform in 2019

Facebook: Stolen Data Scraped from Platform in 2019 The flaw that caused the leak of personal data of more than 533 million users over the weekend no longer exists; however, the social media giant still faces an investigation by EU regulators.
07 April 2021

Cartoon Caption Winner: Something Seems Afoul

Cartoon Caption Winner: Something Seems Afoul And the winner of Dark Readings's March cartoon caption contest is ...
07 April 2021

New wormable Android malware poses as Netflix to hijack WhatsApp sessions

Users are lured in with the promise of a free premium subscription.
07 April 2021