One of the bugs, which affects macOS as well as older versions of iPhones, could allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code with kernel privileges.
And it's using cryptographically signed bogus Java apps to avoid detection.
The suspect was reportedly upset over handsets being used to spread "immoral content."
Global Commission on the Stability of Cyberspace is a bit miffed its 'Don't attack the internet core' norm is misunderstood The Global Commission on the Stability of Cyberspace (GCSC) is worried its guidance on preventing the internet and all it connects ...
Remember iPods? The same bug can bite them, and plenty of older iPhones and iPads too Apple has warned iPhone and Mac users that it's aware of a zero-day bug that's being actively exploited.…
Taiwan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs has labelled China's own bid to join the CPTPP as an attempt to block Taiwan out.
After news of REvil's rip-off-the-affiliates backdoor & double chats, affiliates fumed, reiterating prior claims against the gang in "Hackers Court."
An NTT report examined how applications in the education sector are being protected.
One of the vulnerabilities was discovered by Citizen Lab and another was found by the Google Threat Analysis team.
Casey Ellis, founder, CTO and chairman of Bugcrowd, discusses a roadmap for lowering risk from cyberattacks most effectively.
A high-severity vulnerability could cause system crashes, knocking out sensors, medical equipment and more.
A custom "SparrowDoor" backdoor has allowed the attackers to collect data from targets around the globe.
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Digital privacy rights defenders contend that geofencing warrants grab data on everyone near a crime, without cause.
ROT8000 is the Unicode equivalent of ROT13. What’s clever about it is that normal English looks like Chinese, and not like ciphertext (to a typical Westerner, that is).
Once available only to the cybersecurity community, Acronis has opened its bug-hunting program to the public and aims to double the total bounties paid.
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This time affecting candidates for potential relocation A second leak of Afghan interpreters' personal data was reportedly committed by the Ministry of Defence, raising further questions about the ministry's commitment to the safety of people in Afghanist ...
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Discovery of BulletProofLink—which provides phishing kits, email templates, hosting and other tools—sheds light on how wannabe cybercriminals can get into the business.
'Massive' distributed denial of service attack hits internet telephony company.
Cybersecurity researchers detail a mysterious attack that uses sophisticated techniques to deliver a relatively unsophisticated ransomware. The question is, why?
Espionage motive mooted in attacks which hit industry, government too Researchers at security specialist ESET claim to have found a shiny new advanced persistent threat (APT) group dubbed FamousSparrow - after discovering its custom backdoor, SparrowDoor, ...
The APT was one of many groups that took part in the Microsoft Exchange Server hacks.
ANZ is now pushing for more support to address the rising scam numbers.
Firewall off Autodiscover domains to mitigate.
The South Korean company has acquired startup Cybellum, which offers risk assessment software that scans vehicles for security vulnerabilities.
Vid-chat giant's ties to China under the microscope by AG-led panel Zoom’s ties to China are at the center of a US government investigation into the video-conferencing giant's $15bn plan to take over Five9, a California call-center-in-the-cloud.
CISA did a deep dive on the Conti ransomware, providing information for those protecting organizations.
New addition to security platform recovers individual files in their most recent 'clean' state.
file:// is blocked? Oh OK, we'll just use File:// or fiLE://... Apple's macOS Finder application is currently vulnerable to a remote code execution bug, despite an apparent attempt to fix the problem.…
It's the second agricultural business to be seized this week and portends a bitter harvest with yet another nasty jab at critical infrastructure.
The aim is to convey information on the topic to citizens and businesses in a simple manner
Baltic state's cyber security centre uncovers remote censorship blocklist function in Mi 10T handset Lithuania's National Cyber Security Centre has told its citizens to get rid of Xiaomi-made mobile devices amid fears that the Chinese company could remote ...
2,500 people in the US and Canada were asked about their thoughts on internet usage during COVID-19 and cybersecurity.
The issue lies in a parental-control function that's always enabled by default, even if users don't configure for child security.
The UK MoD has failed to protect personally identifiable information (PII) for Afghan interpreters; the incident highlights how avoidable cybersecurity mistakes can have devastating consequences.
All a user needs to do is click on an email attachment, and boom -- the code is silently executed without the victim knowing. It affects Big Sur and prior versions of macOS.
A newly discovered backdoor and double chats could have enabled REvil ransomware-as-a-service operators to hijack victim cases and snatch affiliates’ cuts of ransom payments.
Software filters for phrases.
The company released a statement on Tuesday evening but its websites are now down.
VMware urged immediate patching of the max-severity, arbitrary file upload flaw in Analytics service, which affects all appliances running default 6.5, 6.7 and 7.0 installs.
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The initiative, run by HackerOne, aims to uncover dangerous code repository bugs that end up going viral across the application supply-chain.
Slack also faced criticism from Mozilla researchers for not allowing users to block contacts.
The Washington Post reports that the FBI had a decryption key for the REvil ransomware, but didn’t pass it along to victims because it would have disrupted an ongoing operation. The key was obtained through access to the servers of the Russia-based crim ...
The action is the first of its kind in the U.S., as the government increases efforts to get a handle on cybercrime.
According to a new study, one in 10 people believe someone could guess their password by looking through their social media.
It didn't take long for CVE-2021-26084 to be added to exploit kits.
Researchers were able to exploit a protocol design feature on a vast scale.
A report warns about a rise in DDoS attacks as cyber criminals get more creative with ways to make campaigns more disruptive.
A phishing operation hides in plain sight and turns credential theft into a consumer product.
Once again, if a malicious actor can hit port 443 on vCenter Server, it's goodnight nurse.
A non-government organisation says internet freedom globally has deteriorated as more countries have pursued new rules for tech companies on content, data, or competition over the past year.
Various attempts will be made in the browser to make memory handling safer.
File upload vuln lets miscreants hijack vCenter Server VMware has disclosed a critical bug in its flagship vSphere and vCenter products and urged users to drop everything and patch it. The virtualization giant also offered a workaround.…
Wanted to use it to disrupt ransomware raiders.
A government review into the Zoom-Five9 deal will result in the deal's application for approval being halted for the time being.
Misconfigured Elasticsearch server blamed A database containing personal information on 106 million international travelers to Thailand was exposed to the public internet this year, a Brit biz claimed this week.…
According to FYEO, "chicken1" was used over 10 times by employees at the company.
Suex OTC targeted.
Russia-based cryptocurrency exchange Suex was sanctioned for its role in facilitating massive ransomware transactions.
Russia-based biz targeted in Uncle Sam's crack down on cyber-extortion The US Treasury on Tuesday sanctioned virtual cryptocurrency exchange Suex OTC for handling financial transactions for ransomware operators, an intervention that's part of a broad US g ...
"Time to find out who in your family secretly ran ... [a] QAnon hellhole," said attackers who affiliated themselves with the hacktivist collective Anonymous, noting that Epik had laughable security.
More than half of all respondents said they used a public cloud, a 5% bump compared to 2019, and 21% additionally said they deploy multiple public clouds.
Nick Kael, CTO at Ericom, discusses how phishing is gaining sophistication and what it means for businesses.
“TinyTurla,” simply coded malware that hides away as a legitimate Windows service, has flown under the radar for two years.
Nearly 80% of respondents to a Ping Identity survey said they have abandoned or stopped creating an online account for a variety of reasons.
Nutanix is launching AOS version 6, Nutanix Era and other new tools to help customers manage data and build out software-defined data centers.
Critical infrastructure appears to be targeted in latest ransomware attack, diminishing the hopes of governments to curb such attacks.
Are organizations neglecting the security of their data? An unprecedented five-year study reveals that internal databases are riddled with vulnerabilities – some even years old.
The researchers found that when a ripple event triggers a loss of income, it can lead to losses of $36 million per event.
Open source code is used by most companies. It's time to improve its security.
People are spending 15% more than they did in 2018, equalling an extra $430 spent each year.
Alaska is still dealing with the fallout of a hack - and its health department warns members of the public their personal data might have been stolen, too.
The Russian cyberattackers are using the new module to become more stealthy.
We joke about lethal consequences of failure but this isn't funny The UK's Ministry of Defence has launched an internal investigation after committing the classic CC-instead-of-BCC email error – but with the names and contact details of Afghan interpret ...
Apparently, a nation-state hacked Alaska’s Department of Health and Social Services. Not sure why Alaska’s Department of Health and Social Services is of any interest to a nation-state, but that’s probably just my failure of imagination.
Eos.ii will monitor for threats against industrial IoT endpoints and platforms.
Over 100 arrests made.
This should be a powerful and eye-opening feature.
Dare we say, these Euro cops ran mobprobe Police arrested 106 people suspected of carrying out online fraud for an organized crime gang linked to the Italian Mafia, Europol said on Monday.…
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The Sydney-based Trend Micro data centre region is expected to be one of many globally planned for launch by the security giant.
Drivers bristle under constant surveillance by artificial-intelligence (AI) tech, but Amazon says it works and boosts safety.
If you need another reason to try an alternative software suite Apache OpenOffice (AOO) is currently vulnerable to a remote code execution vulnerability and while the app's source code has been patched, the fix has only been made available as beta softwar ...
Organized crime ring thrived on violence, intimidation and $12 million in online fraud profits.
Security researchers leaked conversations between New Cooperative negotiators and BlackMatter operators.
Misconfigured APIs make any app risky, but when you’re talking about financial apps, you’re talking about handing ne’er-do-wells the power to turn your pockets inside-out.
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The deal is expected to be finalized in F5's first-quarter fiscal year 2022, ending December 31, 2021.
Organised crime operation used phishing and business email compromise attacks.
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Google is rolling out a privacy-enhancing answer to all those forgotten and unused Android apps once granted access to your sensitive data.
Facebook says the series contains "deliberate mischaracterizations.&quo
Sets out five-year cyber security plan.
The new strategy is based on three core missions of improving the delivery of government services, creating a cyber safe place, and creating a 'vibrant' cyber economy.
And added a bug bounty program to detect any holes in its 'youth mode' Douyin, the Chinese app known as TikTok outside the Middle Kingdom, has imposed limits on usage time for kids.…
Also increases technology investment under 'holistic approach'.
To make it more difficult for hackers to profit from attacks.
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KrebsonSecurity reported that teams servicing Bank of America, Verizon and others were unable to work.
Once dismissed proof-of-concept attack on Microsoft OS through WSL detected in the wild Linux binaries have been found trying to take over Windows systems in what appears to be the first publicly identified malware to utilize Microsoft's Windows Subsystem ...
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Are you looking for a VPN service provider that integrates well into iOS? We spotlight four providers who offer top-notch iPhone and iPad clients.
The FBI said there were more than 1,800 complaints about online romance scams from January to August.
Cities, states, federal and military agencies should patch the Laserfiche CMS post-haste, said the security researcher whose jaw dropped at 50 sites hosting porn and Viagra spam.
Tells clients it is tackling the issue An IT recruitment agency says a "phishing scam" is behind a fake email sent to its customers with details on how to apply for a "Coronavirus Digital Passport."…
Zoho released a patch for the issue on September 6.
Jeff Costlow, CISO at ExtraHop, makes the case for implementing next-gen intrusion-detection systems (NG-IDS) and retiring those noisy 90s compliance platforms.
Not always, but Swiss team says you can manage the risks There's a fine line between getting hold of data that may be in the public interest and downright stealing data just because you can. And simply because the data is out there – having been stolen ...
With the help of malicious insiders, a fraudster was able to install malware and remotely divorce iPhones and other handsets from the carrier's U.S. network -- all the way from Pakistan.
Microsoft and RiskIQ researchers have identified several campaigns using the recently patched zero-day, reiterating a call for organizations to update affected systems.
Citizen Lab released a report on a zero-click iMessage exploit that is used in NSO Group’s Pegasus spyware. Apple patched the vulnerability; everyone needs to update their OS immediately. News articles on the exploit.
The spam-spread malware is another headache for Latin America in the cybersecurity realm.
The investigation began after a Microsoft tweet concerning AsyncRAT.
The Middle Kingdom would need existing CPTPP members like Australia to reach a consensus for allowing it the join.
Clouds usually fix this sort of thing before bugs go public. This time it's best to assume you need to do this yourself Microsoft Azure users running Linux VMs in the company's Azure cloud need to take action to protect themselves against the four "OMIGOD ...
APNIC's Geoff Huston predicts a world where paranoid apps add 'oblivion' to the DNS to protect privacy. Their privacy, not yours.
Along with the NSW trial, Tasmania will also begin a home-based quarantine trial for residents returning from regional New South Wales next week.
The newly identified bug in a Zoho single sign-on and password management tool has been under active attack since early August.
'Fuses' functions together to form a new division.
Adopts more aggressive approach.
Not all promises of international flight itineraries are real, warns Cisco Talos A phishing campaign that mostly targeted the global aviation industry may be connected to Nigeria, according to Cisco Talos.…