Cybersecurity News


Experts Denounce Racial Bias of Crime-Predictive Facial-Recognition AI

Experts Denounce Racial Bias of Crime-Predictive Facial-Recognition AI An open letter signed by experts in the field from MIT, Microsoft and Google aim to stop the ‘tech to prison’ pipeline.
24 June 2020

Rethinking Enterprise Access, Post-COVID-19

New approaches will allow businesses to reduce risk while meeting the needs of users, employees, and third parties. Here are three issues to consider when reimagining enterprise application access.
24 June 2020

CryptoCore hacker group has stolen more than $200m from cryptocurrency exchanges

The hacker group is believed to operate out of Eastern Europe, based on current evidence.
24 June 2020

New Zealand freezes $90 million in BTC-e money laundering case

The ongoing case claims the owner of BTC-e permitted the platform to be used for money laundering.
24 June 2020

New ransomware masquerades as COVID-19 contact-tracing app on your Android device

The malware surfaced just days after health officials in Canada announced the launch of a tracing app in the fight against COVID-19.
24 June 2020

Twitter bans DDoSecrets account over 'BlueLeaks' police data dump

Twitter said DDoSecrets account leaked and promoted BlueLeaks, a huge collection of files stolen from more than 200 US police departments and fusion training centers.
23 June 2020

New ransomware posing as COVID‑19 tracing app targets Canada; ESET offers decryptor

ESET researchers dissect an Android app that masquerades as an official COVID-19 contact-tracing app and encrypts files on the victim's device

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23 June 2020

Microsoft Previews Windows Defender ATP for Android

In addition, the first release of Defender ATP for Linux is now generally available.
23 June 2020

Sodinokibi Ransomware Now Scans Networks For PoS Systems

Sodinokibi Ransomware Now Scans Networks For PoS Systems Attackers are compromising large companies with the Cobalt Strike malware, and then deploying the Sodinokibi ransomware.
23 June 2020

Twitter Says Business Users Were Vulnerable to Data Breach

The now-patched vulnerability left business users' personal information in web browser caches for anyone to find.
23 June 2020

Twitter Says Biz Users Were Vulnerable to Data Breach

The now-patched vulnerability left business users' personal information in web browser caches for anyone to find.
23 June 2020

Attackers Scanning for PoS Software in New Sodinokibi Ransomware Campaign

Making extra money from victims appears to be the goal, Symantec says.
23 June 2020

Majority of new remote employees use their personal laptops for work

And many of them didn’t receive any new security training or tools from their employer to properly secure the devices, a study finds

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23 June 2020

Work From Home Opens New Remote Insider Threats

Work From Home Opens New Remote Insider Threats Remote work is opening up new insider threats - whether it's negligence or malicious employees - and companies are scrambling to stay on top of these unprecedented risks.
23 June 2020

Back to Basics with Cloud Permissions Management

By using the AAA permissions management framework for cloud operations, organizations can address authentication, authorization, and auditing.
23 June 2020

Microsoft releases first public preview of its Defender antivirus on Android

Microsoft Defender ATP for Android available for testing for Defender ATP customers.
23 June 2020

Cybercrime Infrastructure Never Really Dies

Despite the takedown of the "CyberBunker" threat operators in 2019, command-and-control traffic continues to report back to the defunct network address space.
23 June 2020

Hackbit Ransomware Attack Uses GuLoader, Malicious Microsoft Excel Attachments

Hackbit Ransomware Attack Uses GuLoader, Malicious Microsoft Excel Attachments Recent spearphishing emails spread the Hackbit ransomware using malicious Microsoft Excel attachments and the GuLoader dropper.
23 June 2020

5 Steps for Implementing Multicloud Identity

Why embracing, not fighting, decentralization will pave the way to smoother cloud migrations.
23 June 2020

The Evolution of DevSecOps

The Evolution of DevSecOps A recent DivvyCloud survey found that in 2019, a majority of respondents reported being in the final optimization stages of their cloud journey, with 59% indicating they are in the DevOps Optimization stage (an 11% increase from 2018).
23 June 2020