Cybersecurity News


Software-Container Supply Chain Sees Spike in Attacks

Attackers target companies' container supply chain, driving a sixfold increase in a year, aiming to steal processing time for cryptomining and compromise cloud infrastructure.
21 June 2021

Wegmans Exposes Customer Data in Misconfigured Databases

Wegmans Exposes Customer Data in Misconfigured Databases Cleanup in aisle "Oops": The supermarket chain said that it misconfigured two cloud databases, exposing customer data to public scrutiny.
21 June 2021

Data Leaked in Fertility Clinic Ransomware Attack

Reproductive Biology Associates says the data of 38,000 patients may have been compromised in the April cyberattack.
21 June 2021

Bugs in NVIDIA’s Jetson Chipset Opens Door to DoS Attacks, Data Theft

Bugs in NVIDIA’s Jetson Chipset Opens Door to DoS Attacks, Data Theft Chipmaker patches nine high-severity bugs in its Jetson SoC framework tied to the way it handles low-level cryptographic algorithms.
21 June 2021

Baltimore County Public Schools' Ransomware Recovery Tops $8M

The school district has spent seven months and a reported $8.1 million recovering from the November attack.
21 June 2021

Embryology Data Breach Follows Fertility Clinic Ransomware Hit

Embryology Data Breach Follows Fertility Clinic Ransomware Hit Approximately 38,000 of RBA's customers had their embryology data stolen by a ransomware gang.
21 June 2021

How Cyber Safe is Your Drinking Water Supply?

Amid multiple recent reports of hackers breaking into and tampering with drinking water treatment systems comes a new industry survey with some sobering findings: A majority of the 52,000 separate drinking water systems in the United States still haven't inventoried some or any of their information technology systems -- a basic first step in protecting networks from cyberattacks.
21 June 2021

Agent Tesla RAT Returns in COVID-19 Vax Phish

Agent Tesla RAT Returns in COVID-19 Vax Phish An unsophisticated campaign shows that the pandemic still has long legs when it comes to being social-engineering bait.
21 June 2021

iPhone Wi-Fi Crushed by Weird Network

iPhone Wi-Fi Crushed by Weird Network … until you reset network settings and stop connecting to a weirdly named network, that is. FUD is spreading. iOS Wi-Fi demolition is not.
21 June 2021

Are Ransomware Attacks the New Pandemic?

Ransomware has been a problem for decades, so why is government just now beginning to address it?
21 June 2021

State‑sponsored or financially motivated: Is there any difference anymore?

What does the increasingly fuzzy line between traditional cybercrime and attacks attributed to state-backed groups mean for the future of the threat landscape?

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21 June 2021

Attackers Find New Way to Exploit Google Docs for Phishing

Tactic continues recent trend by attackers to use trusted cloud services to send and host malicious content.
18 June 2021

Accidental Insider Leaks Prove Major Source of Risk

Research reports highlight growing concerns around insider negligence that leads to data breaches.
18 June 2021

This Week in Database Leaks: Cognyte, CVS, Wegmans

Billions of records were found exposed this week due to unprotected databases owned by major corporations and third-party providers.
18 June 2021

11 Security Certifications to Seek Out This Summer

11 Security Certifications to Seek Out This Summer The more you know, the more you grow. The Edge takes a fresh look at leading security certifications that can help advance your career.
18 June 2021

What’s Making Your Company a Ransomware Sitting Duck

What’s Making Your Company a Ransomware Sitting Duck What's the low-hanging fruit for ransomware attackers? What steps could help to fend them off, and what’s stopping organizations from implementing those steps?
18 June 2021

Carnival Cruise Cyber-Torpedoed by Cyberattack

Carnival Cruise Cyber-Torpedoed by Cyberattack This is the fourth time in a bit over a year that Carnival’s admitted to breaches, with two of them being ransomware attacks.
18 June 2021

Week in security with Tony Anscombe

5 steps to take to minimize damage from a ransomware attack – The double-edged sword of OSINT – Watch out for vishing scams

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18 June 2021

4 Habits of Highly Effective Security Operators

These good habits can make all the difference in advancing careers for cybersecurity operators who spend their days putting out fires large and small.
18 June 2021

Insider Versus Outsider: Navigating Top Data Loss Threats

Insider Versus Outsider: Navigating Top Data Loss Threats Troy Gill, manager of security research at Zix, discusses the most common ways sensitive data is scooped up by nefarious sorts.
18 June 2021