Cybersecurity News


SideWinder APT Targets Nepal, Afghanistan in Wide-Ranging Spy Campaign

SideWinder APT Targets Nepal, Afghanistan in Wide-Ranging Spy Campaign Convincing email-credentials phishing, emailed backdoors and mobile apps are all part of the groups latest effort against military and government targets.
09 December 2020

Former Microsoft Cloud Security Leads Unveil New Startup

Wiz has raised $100 million since its January launch and plans to help businesses with visibility into cloud security threats.
09 December 2020

The Holiday Shopping Season: A Prime Opportunity for Triangulation Fraud

As e-commerce sales increase, so does the risk of hard-to-detect online fraud.
09 December 2020

Microsoft Patch Tuesday fixes 58 flaws

The last Patch Tuesday of the year brings another fresh batch of fixes for Microsoft products and while the number may be lower the patches are no less important.

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09 December 2020

EU agency in charge of COVID-19 vaccine approval says it was hacked

The European Medicines Agency (EMA) says it's investigating a recent cyber-attack.
09 December 2020

COVID-19 Vaccine Cyberattacks Steal Credentials, Spread Zebrocy Malware

COVID-19 Vaccine Cyberattacks Steal Credentials, Spread Zebrocy Malware Cybercriminals are leveraging the recent rollout of the COVID-19 vaccines globally in various cyberattacks - from stealing email passwords to distributing the Zebrocy malware.
09 December 2020

Navigating the Security Maze in a New Era of Cyberthreats

Multiple, dynamic threats have reshaped the cyber-risk landscape; ignore them at your peril.
09 December 2020

D-Link Routers at Risk for Remote Takeover from Zero-Day Flaws

D-Link Routers at Risk for Remote Takeover from Zero-Day Flaws Critical vulnerabilities discovered by Digital Defense can allow attackers to gain root access and take over devices running same firmware.
09 December 2020

Black Hat Europe: Dark Reading Video News Desk Coverage

Coming to you from virtual backgrounds and beautifully curated bookcases around the world, Dark Reading brings you video interviews with the leading researchers speaking at this week's Black Hat Europe.
09 December 2020

Global Cybercrime Losses Cross $1 Trillion Mark

A shift from attackers targeting individual systems to entire organizations is pushing up cost of cyberattacks sharply, McAfee says.
09 December 2020

Hackers hide web skimmer inside a website's CSS files

Previously, security researchers found web skimmers (Magecart scripts) inside favicons, site logos, live chat windows, and, most recently, in social media sharing buttons.
09 December 2020

Oblivious DoH: Cloudflare supports new privacy, security-focused DNS standard

Test clients for the new standard have been released to the open source community.
09 December 2020

Adobe security update squashes critical vulnerabilities in Lightroom, Prelude

Adobe’s last major patch round of 2020 has dealt with arbitrary code and JavaScript execution bugs.
09 December 2020

Four sentenced to prison for planting malware on 20 million Gionee smartphones

Chinese quartet conspired to plant a malicious SDK inside an app that came preinstalled on Gionee devices.
08 December 2020

Patch Tuesday, Good Riddance 2020 Edition

Microsoft today issued its final batch of security updates for Windows PCs in 2020, ending the year with a relatively light patch load. Nine of the 58 security vulnerabilities addressed this month earned Microsoft's most-dire "critical" label, meaning they can be abused by malware or miscreants to seize remote control over PCs without any help from users.
08 December 2020

Google Patches Critical Wi-Fi and Audio Bugs in Android Handsets

Google Patches Critical Wi-Fi and Audio Bugs in Android Handsets Google updates its mobile OS, fixing ten critical bugs, including one remote code execution flaw.
08 December 2020

Open-Source Developers Still Not Interested in Secure Coding

Security and development are still two different worlds, with open-source developers resistant to spending time finding and fixing vulnerabilities.
08 December 2020

Nation-State Hackers Breached FireEye, Stole Its Red Team Tools

"Novel techniques" used by the attackers cheated security tools and forensics, according to FireEye CEO Kevin Mandia.
08 December 2020

FireEye Cyberattack Compromises Red-Team Security Tools

FireEye Cyberattack Compromises Red-Team Security Tools An attacker stole FireEye's Red Team assessment tools that the company uses to test its customers’ security.
08 December 2020

FireEye, one of the world's largest security firms, discloses security breach

FireEye suspects it was the victim of a nation-state actor.
08 December 2020