Cybersecurity News


‘Lamphone’ Hack Uses Lightbulb Vibrations to Eavesdrop on Homes

‘Lamphone’ Hack Uses Lightbulb Vibrations to Eavesdrop on Homes A new hack allowed researchers to discern sound -- including "Let it Be" by the Beatles, and audio from a Donald Trump speech -- from lightbulb vibrations.
15 June 2020

Warning issued over hackable security cameras

The owners of the vulnerable indoor cameras are advised to unplug the devices immediately

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15 June 2020

South African bank to replace 12m cards after employees stole master key

Postbank says employees printed its master key at one of its data centers and then used it to steal $3.2 million.
15 June 2020

The Bright Side of the Dark Web

As the hitmen and fraudsters retreat, the Dark Web could become freedom's most important ally.
15 June 2020

Intel brings novel CET technology to Tiger Lake mobile CPUs

Intel says CET can protect against ROP/JOP/COP malware.
15 June 2020

Web skimmers found on the websites of Intersport, Claire's, and Icing

The malicious code has now been removed from all stores, but users are advised to review card statements for suspicious transactions.
15 June 2020

Expert Insight - test

Creating a culture of supporting and advancing women is no small feat, but it's worth the challenge. Start with yourself. Here's how.
14 June 2020

Privnotes.com Is Phishing Bitcoin from Users of Private Messaging Service Privnote.com

For the past year, a site called Privnotes.com has been impersonating Privnote.com, a legitimate, free service that offers private, encrypted messages which self-destruct automatically after they are read. Until recently, I couldn't quite work out what Privnotes was up to, but today it became crystal clear: Any messages containing bitcoin addresses will be automatically altered to include a different bitcoin address, as long as the Internet addresses of the sender and receiver of the message are not the same.
14 June 2020

Lamphone attack lets threat actors recover conversations from your light bulb

Academics record light variations in a light bulb to recover the sound waves (speech, conversations, songs) from a room 25 meters (80 feet) away.
13 June 2020

15 Individuals Plead Guilty to Multimillion-Dollar Online Auction Fraud Scheme

Members of Romanian gang used fraudulent ads for nonexistent products to extract money from US Internet users, DoJ says.
12 June 2020

Cryptominers Found in Azure Kubernetes Containers

Images from a public repository contained cryptominers that Microsoft researchers found in Kubeflow instances running on Azure.
12 June 2020

Knoxville Ransomware Attack Leads to IT Network Shutdown

Knoxville Ransomware Attack Leads to IT Network Shutdown The ransomware attack hit the Tennessee city of Knoxville this week, causing disruptions in various services.
12 June 2020

Knoxville Pulls IT Systems Offline Following Ransomware Attack

Knoxville's government took its network offline and turned off infected servers and workstations after a ransomware attack this week.
12 June 2020

7 Must-Haves for a Rockin' Red Team

7 Must-Haves for a Rockin' Red Team Follow these tips for running red-team exercises that will deliver added insight into your operations.
12 June 2020

Microsoft Joins Ban on Sale of Facial Recognition Tech to Police

Microsoft Joins Ban on Sale of Facial Recognition Tech to Police Microsoft has joined Amazon and IBM in banning the sale of facial recognition technology to police departments and pushing for federal laws to regulate the technology.
12 June 2020

Android ‘ActionSpy’ Malware Targets Turkic Minority Group

Android ‘ActionSpy’ Malware Targets Turkic Minority Group Researchers warn that the Earth Empusa threat group is distributing the spyware by injecting code into fake and watering-hole pages.
12 June 2020

Inside Stealthworker: How it Compromises WordPress, Step-by-Step

Inside Stealthworker: How it Compromises WordPress, Step-by-Step A new wave of attacks using old malware is threatening WordPress sites that don't have strong password policies.
12 June 2020

Russia says Germany has not provided any evidence of Bundestag hack

Germany may seek to impose sanctions on Russia, rather than actually trial the hacker.
12 June 2020

Building Security into Software

Building Security into Software Part 1 of a two-part series about securing machine learning.
12 June 2020

Week in security with Tony Anscombe

ESET research into Gamaredon's tricks – A flawed online voting platform – Massive hack-for-hire campaigns

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12 June 2020