Cybersecurity News


Remote Workers Pose New Security Risks

Remote Workers Pose New Security Risks Organizations sent workers home during COVID-19 lockdown without adequate security preparation.
23 June 2020

Evil Corp malware gang returns with WastedLocker ransomware

Evil Corp, one of the biggest malware operations on the planet, has slowly returned to life after the December 2019 DOJ charges.
23 June 2020

New WastedLocker ransomware demands payments of millions of USD

Evil Corp, one of the biggest malware operations on the planet, has returned to life after the December 2019 DOJ charges with a new ransomware strain.
23 June 2020

80,000 printers are exposing their IPP port online

Printers are leaking device names, locations, models, firmware versions, organization names, and even WiFi SSIDs.
23 June 2020

Microsoft's 'Safe Documents' feature reaches general availability in Office 365

New Safe Documents feature available for all Office 365 E5 license holders.
23 June 2020

Report: ‘BlueLeaks’ Exposes Sensitive Data From Police Departments

Report: ‘BlueLeaks’ Exposes Sensitive Data From Police Departments DDoSecrets has published data from over 200 police departments, law enforcement training and support resources and fusion centers.
22 June 2020

Pandemic Accelerates Priceline's 'Coffee Shop' Remote-Access Strategy

The travel-booking giant had been slowly starting to transition away from VPN dependence. Then COVID-19 happened, and suddenly 700 third-party call-center workers were working from home.
22 June 2020

Microsoft Acquires IoT/OT Security Firm CyberX

Deal extends Microsoft Azure for legacy industrial devices.
22 June 2020

How to Wring Out Every Last Drop of Your Security Budget

How to Wring Out Every Last Drop of Your Security Budget In the face of tighter budgets and lowered spending forecasts due to the pandemic, optimizing and improving the efficiency of security programs -- without sacrificing integrity -- has never been more important.
22 June 2020

Firmware Flaw Allows Attackers to Evade Security on Some Home Routers

Networking devices sold under at least one major brand have a firmware vulnerability that allows hackers to take control of the device, a cybersecurity firm claims.
22 June 2020

Adobe Prompts Users to Uninstall Flash Player As EOL Date Looms

Adobe Prompts Users to Uninstall Flash Player As EOL Date Looms Adobe will prompt Flash Player users to uninstall the application before the Dec. 31, 2020 end of life date hits.
22 June 2020

Employees Say They're Working From Home Without Security Guidance

Working from home is new for many enterprise employees, yet many say they've received little in the way of new training or technology to keep them safe.
22 June 2020

New privacy and security features announced at Apple's WWDC 2020

Proxy location sharing, new app privacy disclosure prompts, new webcam and microphone indicator in the iOS status bar.
22 June 2020

AMD: Fixes For High-Severity SMM Callout Flaws Upcoming

AMD: Fixes For High-Severity SMM Callout Flaws Upcoming AMD has fixed one high-severity vulnerability affecting its client and embedded processors; fixes for the other two will come out later in June.
22 June 2020

Scam uses Elon Musk’s name to trick people out of US$2 million in bitcoin

The giveaway scheme uses the tech titan’s name as part of Bitcoin addresses for extra credibility

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22 June 2020

Long-Term Effects of COVID-19 on the Cybersecurity Industry

The maelstrom of change we're going through presents a unique opportunity to become enablers. And to do that requires flexibility.
22 June 2020

Cloud Threats and Priorities as We Head Into the Second Half of 2020

Cloud Threats and Priorities as We Head Into the Second Half of 2020 With millions working from home and relying on the cloud, security leaders are under increasing pressure to keep their enterprises breach-free.
22 June 2020

BlueLeaks: Data from 200 US police departments & fusion centers published online

Activist group DDoSecrets published 296 GB of police data on Friday, June 19.
22 June 2020

‘BlueLeaks’ Exposes Files from Hundreds of Police Departments

Hundreds of thousands of potentially sensitive files from police departments across the United States were leaked online last week. The collection, dubbed "BlueLeaks" and made searchable via a new website by the same name, stems from a security breach at a Texas web design and hosting company that maintains a number of state law enforcement data-sharing portals online.
22 June 2020

Adobe wants users to uninstall Flash Player by the end of the year

Adobe Flash Player will reach End-Of-Life on December 31, 2020.
20 June 2020