Parliament to seek an explanation.
After some data was released on the dark web.
Permiso's co-founders say the No. 1 problem in the cloud is identity, and their platform is designed to tackle the notoriously difficult challenge of monitoring the activity of those identities.
"WhisperGate" malware was used to overwrite Master Boot Record and other files to render systems inoperable at several organizations in Ukraine, Microsoft says.
All testimonies before the Select Committee on Social Media and Online Safety on Tuesday called for social media companies to be held more responsible for the trolling that resides on their platforms.
Praise be & pass the recipe for the software soup: There's too much scrambling to untangle vulnerabilities and dependencies, say a security experts roundtable.
Controversy has swirled around China's MY2022 Olympics due to several privacy and security vulnerabilities.
VirusTotal can be used to collect large amounts of credentials without infecting an organization or buying them online, researchers found.
Yet they're showing signs of improvement across several important areas, a Dark Reading survey reveals.
CISA issues alert for senior leadership of US organizations amid rising tensions between Russia and Ukraine.
Service facilitates the removal of malicious and phishing domains.
Security biz PeckShield claims $15m in Ethereum taken Crypto.com, a Singapore-based cryptocurrency exchange, has denied reports that the firm lost nearly $15m in Ethereum in a possible network intrusion over the weekend.…
For national security risks.
It's time to sound the alarm for Log4Shell. Saryu Nayyar, CEO at Gurucul, discusses what actions you should be taking.
An Emsisoft report found that more than 1,000 schools were disrupted by ransomware incidents in 2021.
On-demand cyber risk quantification platform enables C-suite to prioritize and justify cybersecurity investments through financial quantification.
VMware's container-based application development environment has become attractive to cyberattackers.
VPNLab was used to support criminal activity, including ransomware campaigns and other attacks, Europol officials report.
Cross-site scripting and broken access controls continued to be the top classes of vulnerabilities researchers discovered, according to Bugcrowd's annual vulnerability report.
It's a double-extortion play that uses the command-line password ‘KissMe’ to hide its nasty acts and adorns its ransom note with cutesy ASCII bunny art.
VPN service used by crims to support ransomware attacks and other illicit activity Some 15 server infrastructures used by crims to prepare ransomware attacks were seized by cops yesterday as part of an international sting to take down VPNLab.net.…
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Zoho's comprehensive endpoint-management platform suffers from an authentication-bypass bug (CVE-2021-44757) that could lead to remote code execution.
Never before have companies offboarded employees at this pace, making it more likely that some processes, from protecting data to revoking the employee's access, will slip through the cracks.
Consistent acquisition of key technologies and talent is a proven strategy for growth.
Ransomware suspected but not confirmed SJD Accountancy and Nixon Williams – both contractor-focused beancounting firms owned by the same corporate parent as cyber-attack-struck UK umbrella company Parasol – have been hit by online attackers.…
Companies must take more ‘innovative and proactive’ approaches to security in 2022 to combat threats that emerged last year, researchers said.
Scam has claimed 469 victims in December alone, of which OCBC has issued goodwill payments to 30 The Monetary Authority of Singapore says it is considering supervisory action against Southeast Asia's second largest bank, Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporatio ...
Attackers had access credentials, according to the department; minister rules out internal sabotage
Rolling Stone is reporting that the UK government has hired the M&C Saatchi advertising agency to launch an anti-encryption advertising campaign. Presumably they’ll lean heavily on the “think of the children!” rhetoric we’re seeing in this current ...
Microsoft brings out its Windows exploit mitigation technologies to protect surfers from zero-day exploits on the web.
‘If you don’t have Anycast it’s not a good DNS service’ Paid Feature In October 2021, in an incident lasting more than six hours, Facebook disappeared from the Internet. This wasn’t a temporary .com outage on the company’s primary domain but ...
Testing? Isn't that what users are for? Microsoft has patched the patch that broke chunks of Windows and emitted fixes for a Patch Tuesday cock-up that left servers rebooting and VPNs disconnected.…
Officials want to ensure ads are "fair and clear".
Joint action supported by Europol has seized servers used by criminals and identified more than 100 businesses that have fallen victim to attacks.
The World Economic Forum warns about a significant gap in understanding between C-suites and information security staff - but it's possible to close the gap.
The NSWEC has sent iVote to the bench as it works to rectify the system's issues by next year's state general election.
Australia's Information Commissioner has called for a positive duty on organisations to handle personal information fairly and reasonably in light of the federal government considering amendments to the Privacy Act.
12-hour pause after users complained their accounts were being drained.
Vulnerability introduced in Safari 15 on iOS, iPadOS and macOS.
Using spyware developed by Israel-based NSO Group.
Monetary Authority of Singapore warns again about the high risks involved in cryptocurrency trading and instructs providers of such services not to publicly promote or advertise their offerings, as doing so may encourage consumers to trade on impulse.
Glitch is spilling private data and there's not much Apple users can do about it An improperly implemented API that stores data on browsers has caused a vulnerability in Safari 15 that leaks user internet activity and personal identifiers.…
And for last week's digital graffiti operations, too After last week's website defacements, Ukraine is now being targeted by boot record-wiping malware that looks like ransomware but with one crucial difference: there's no recovery method. Officials have ...
Cloud tagging, the process of labeling cloud assets by certain attributes or operational values, can unlock behavioral insights to optimize and automate cyber asset management at scale.
'Malicious activity on our network' spotted, says CEO, as some contractors say they've still not been paid Umbrella company Parasol Group has confirmed why it shut down part of its IT last week: it found unauthorised activity from an intruder.…
Internet of Things devices are driving up the number of Linux malware variants.
Illuminate Education said it is "working to restore service as soon as possible" after a security incident shut down the platform.
Here’s a fascinating report: “Bounty Everything: Hackers and the Making of the Global Bug Marketplace.” From a summary: …researchers Ryan Ellis and Yuan Stevens provide a window into the working lives of hackers who participate in “bug bounty” ...
EFF urges Apple to follow Google and give smartphone users the option to dodge 2G.
Google, LinkedIn and Amazon also ranked highly on Check Point Research's list.
After personal details of 80,000 public servants is stolen.
Leads cyber security practice.
Instead of running around like headless chooks because a widely used piece of open source software is maintained by volunteers and has a massive hole in it, imagine paying someone to look after such software properly.
Security teams at Microsoft said the malware first appeared on victim systems in Ukraine on January 13.
After cyber attack.
Defaced a number of websites, and more.
Plus: FIFA 22 players lose their identity and Texas gets phony QR codes In brief Thieves operating for the North Korean government made off with almost $400m in digicash last year in a concerted attack to steal and launder as much currency as they could ...
Fourteen arrested, millions in illicit funds seized.
Russian law enforcement officials said they initially detained 14 people during a series of raids across the country this week.
Ukraine denied that any data was stolen during the attack and said there are signs that hackers associated with "Russian secret services" were behind the incident.
New research: The researchers from the FAS Center for Systems Biology discovered a network of genes important in squid eye development that are known to also play a crucial role in limb development across animals, including vertebrates and insects. The sc ...
Timing of the move has evoked at least some skepticism from security experts about the country's true motives.
Companies look to multifactor authentication and identity and access management to block attacks, but hedge their bets with disaster recovery.
Cybercrook gang has 'ceased to exist' says Putin's military service Russia's internal security agency said today it had dismantled the REvil ransomware gang's networks and raided its operators' homes following arrests yesterday in Ukraine.…
An attack discovered on Dec. 4, 2021, forced the Maryland Department of Health to take some of its systems offline.
This is a current list of where and when I am scheduled to speak: I’m giving an online-only talk on “Securing a World of Physically Capable Computers” as part of Teleport’s Security Visionaries 2022 series, on January 18, 2022. I’m speaking at ...
UniCC controlled 30 percent of the stolen payment-card data market; leaving analysts eyeing what’s next.
The Log4j vulnerability is only the latest security flaw to have global impact, prompting the Biden administration and software developers to pledge to produce more secure software.
Phishing is more successful than ever. Daniel Spicer, CSO of Ivanti, discusses emerging trends in phishing, and using zero-trust security to patch the human vulnerabilities underpinning the spike.
Attackers could access and modify agent resources, telephone queues and other customer-service systems – and access personal information on companies’ customers.
Contractors say they haven't been paid, and are in the dark too Contractors employed via umbrella company Parasol Group are increasingly nervous about a multi-day outage of some IT systems used to process payroll, with several suspecting a security attack ...
As Moscow moves troops and threatens military action, about 70 Ukrainian government sites were hit. “Be afraid” was scrawled on the Foreign Ministry site.
Despite threatening messages nothing's been leaked, say victims A "massive" cyber attack on Ukraine caught the world's eye this morning as the country's foreign ministry said its website, among others, had been taken down by unidentified hackers.…
Action is taken following requests by the US.
The next five years will bring the widespread use of hyperautomation in patch management. Part 3 of 3.
The country's FSB said that it raided gang hideouts; seized currency, cars and personnel; and neutralized REvil's infrastructure.
Researchers discovered vulnerabilities that can allow for full site takeover in login and e-commerce add-ons for the popular website-building platform.
They don't seem to like it when you call them out, though.
Amazon Web Services fixes a flaw that could give an attacker access to data of other users on its Glue managed data integration service.
The operators have apparently made enough to keep them happy in retirement.
The shift to renewable energy is bringing benefits - but there's potential risks of security vulnerabilities in everything from industrial systems to IoT smart meters.
I don’t even know what I think about this. Researchers have developed a malware detection system that uses EM waves: “Obfuscation Revealed: Leveraging Electromagnetic Signals for Obfuscated Malware Classification.”
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Malware is used to find and empty cryptocurrency wallets at victim organizations.
North Korean hackers continued hammering crypto investment firms and exchanges in 2021.
The European Union says it will help Ukraine fight cyberattacks after 'provocative messages' left on ministry websites.
This webinar shows how throwing up barricades isn’t enough anymore Webinar It’s a truism that your data is your organisation's most precious asset. Here’s another. Once data is backed up, many organisations tend to forget about it.…
Health Sciences Authority says smugglers and peddlers have tapped messaging apps, such as Telegram and WeChat, to advertise and sell e-vaporisers, which are prohibited in the country.
But won’t say how many had data accessed.
After a year-and-a-half.
Two competitors control 50 percent of email security market.
The Select Committee issued the subpoenas as part of their investigation into the January 6th attack on the US Capitol.
Since their release on Patch Tuesday, the updates have been breaking Windows, causing spontaneous boot loops on Windows domain controller servers, breaking Hyper-V and making ReFS volume systems unavailable.
New York Power Authority is the nation's largest state public power organization.
Customers shouldn't need to wait seven days before being told The US Federal Communications Commission is considering imposing stricter rules requiring telecommunications carriers to report data breaches to customers and law enforcement more quickly.…
The FBI claimed the cyberattack on the public school system is not connected to the ransomware attack affecting Bernalillo County.
A series of attacks against small and medium-sized businesses has led to major cryptocurrency losses for the victims.
Employees are both under-educated and over-confident about their personal security practices. Enterprises should work to educate and provides tools to their employees to combat this.
Detecting infection traces from Pegasus and other APTs can be tricky, complicated by iOS and Android security features.
Meanwhile, EtherumMax got sued over an alleged pump-and-dump scam after using celebs like Floyd Mayweather Jr. & Kim Kardashian to promote EMAX Tokens.
Those critical AWS flaws that exposed data and broke tenant separation? All fixed! Two serious security vulnerabilities were recently found in AWS services, but because they were responsibly reported and the cloud biz responded quickly, no harm appears to ...
The good news is that you can take steps to avoid advanced persistent threats. The bad news is that it might cost you iMessage. And FaceTime.
Google also proposed setting up an organization to serve as a marketplace for open source maintenance that would match volunteers from companies with the critical projects that most need support.
Major cloud providers are vulnerable to exploitation because a single flaw can be turned into a global attack using trusted core services.
Tune in, turn on, run in the background, using Red Hat DevSecOps framework Paid feature Assessing what can go wrong in a hybrid cloud environment can be daunting. Applications can be poorly coded, security vulnerabilities may be present but hard to dete ...
The reward is always front of mind, while the potential harm of giving out a phone number doesn't immediately reveal itself.
US Cyber Command linked the group to Iranian intelligence and detailed its multi-pronged, increasingly sophisticated suite of malware tools.
Wireshark, the pro's pro network traffic analysis tool, will soon be extended to cover cloud computing security.
Remember when the US and Australian police surreptitiously owned and operated the encrypted cell phone app ANOM? They arrested 800 people in 2021 based on that operation. New documents received by Motherboard show that over 100 of those phones were shippe ...
Plus three other suspects nicked in raids today Ukrainian police have arrested five people on suspicion of operating a ransomware gang, including a husband-and-wife team, following tipoffs from UK law enforcement.…
GootLoader hijacks WordPress sites to lure professionals to download malicious sample contract templates.
While these roles have different needs, drivers, and objectives, they should complement each other rather than compete with one another.
Schrems II ruling continues to trouble transatlantic data sharing The Austrian data protection authority has ruled that use of Google Analytics by a German company is in breach of European law in light of the Schrems II EU-US data sharing ruling.…
The vulnerability was patched this week in Microsoft's set of security updates for January 2022.
Threat actors are creating accounts within the Adobe Cloud suite and sending images and PDFs that appear legitimate to target Office 365 and Gmail users, researchers from Avanan discovered.
Anti-malware vendors are taking a page from the malware makers they're supposed to be policing. What if all software vendors decide to embed crypto-miners and skim the profits?
Start as you mean to go on, Microsoft Microsoft's first Patch Tuesday of 2022 has, for some folk, broken Hyper-V and sent domain controllers into boot loops.…
Inmates were confined to their cells as a result of the cyberattack.
Malware was used to take explicit photos and videos.
Huntress Labs tips some loose change into vuln-spotters' cup The Dutch Initiative for Vulnerability Disclosure has scored $100k towards its founder's hope of a nationwide bug bounty available for anything at all.…
A deep dive into threats against this sector reveals the top threats organizations should keep in mind.
Telco to provide a risk rating back to banks in an effort to prevent SIM swapping.
Citizen Lab and Access Now find hacking was taking place while journalists were reporting on issues surrounding President Bukele.
Official notice confirms suspicion that the group is state-backed.
In this Tech Tip, SANS Institute’s Johannes Ullrich suggests using PowerShell to identify Windows systems affected by the newly disclosed vulnerability in http.sys.
Ox4Shell exposes hidden payloads thatare actively being used to confuse security protection tools and security teams.
Health officials said they have to figure out COVID-19 statistics by hand because of the attack.