cyber security

Marriott Suffers Second Breach Exposing Data of 5.2 Million Hotel Guests

International hotel chain Marriott today disclosed a data breach impacting nearly 5.2 million hotel guests, making it the second security incident to hit the company in recent years."At the end of

Hackers Exploit Zero-Day Bugs in Draytek Devices to Target Enterprise Networks

Cybersecurity researchers with Qihoo 360's NetLab today unveiled details of two recently spotted zero-day cyberattack campaigns in the wild targeting enterprise-grade networking devices manufactured

Hackers Used Local News Sites to Install Spyware On iPhones

A newly discovered watering-hole campaign is targeting Apple iPhone users in Hong Kong by using malicious website links as a lure to install spyware on the devices.According to research published by

Watch Out: Android Apps in Google Play Store Capitalizing on Coronavirus Outbreak

Preying on public fears, the ongoing coronavirus outbreak is proving to be a goldmine of opportunity for attackers to stage a variety of malware attacks, phishing campaigns, and create scam sites and

How CISOs Should Prepare for Coronavirus Related Cybersecurity Threats

The Coronavirus is hitting hard on the world's economy, creating a high volume of uncertainty within organizations.Cybersecurity firm Cynet today revealed new data, showing that the Coronavirus now

TrueFire Guitar Tutoring Website Suffers Magecart-style Credit Card Breach

Online guitar tutoring website TrueFire has apparently suffered a 'Magecart' style data breach incident that may have potentially led to the exposure of its customers' personal information and payment
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Coronavirus: Agencies warn of COVID-19 email scams as people work from home

Coronavirus: Agencies warn of COVID-19 email scams as people work from home

IBM's 'X-Force' said it found a fraud campaign 'in which the outbreak of a biological virus is used as a means to distribute a computer virus.'

Android Cookie-Stealing Malware Found Hijacking Facebook Accounts

A new simple but dangerous strain of Android malware has been found in the wild that steals users' authentication cookies from the web browsing and other apps, including Chrome and Facebook, installed

As Coronavirus Spreads, an Illinois Public Health Agency’s Website is Sidelined by Hackers

The website for a public health department serving about 210,000 people in central Illinois, including students at the state’s flagship public university, has been hit with ransomware that could leave
Startups: Your Most Valuable Asset in the Long Run Will Be Your Customers’ Trust

Startups: Your Most Valuable Asset in the Long Run Will Be Your Customers’ Trust

Bake it in from the start: “Moving fast and breaking things” will become a thing of the past as customers…

Critical Patch Released for 'Wormable' SMBv3 Vulnerability — Install It ASAP!

Microsoft today finally released an emergency software update to patch the recently disclosed very dangerous vulnerability in SMBv3 protocol that could let attackers launch wormable malware, which can

Beware of 'Coronavirus Maps' – It's a malware infecting PCs to steal passwords

Cybercriminals will stop at nothing to exploit every chance to prey on internet users.Even the disastrous spread of SARS-COV-II (the virus), which causes COVID-19 (the disease), is becoming an

Use This Ultimate Template to Plan and Monitor Your Cybersecurity Budgets

Sound security budget planning and execution are essential for CIO's/CISO's success.Now, for the first time, the Ultimate Security Budget Plan and Track Excel template (download here) provide security

Warning — Unpatched Critical 'Wormable' Windows SMBv3 Flaw Disclosed

Shortly after releasing its monthly batch of security updates, Microsoft late yesterday separately issued an advisory warning billions of its Windows users of a new critical, unpatched, and wormable

Microsoft Issues March 2020 Updates to Patch 115 Security Flaws

Microsoft today released security updates to fix a total of 115 new security vulnerabilities in various versions of its Windows operating system and related software—making March 2020 edition the

L1ght Looks to Protect Internet Users from Toxic and Predatory Behavior

Cybersecurity has been regarded as a necessity for all computer users, especially today when data breaches and malware attacks have become rampant.However, one of the more overlooked aspects of

Poor Rowhammer Fixes On DDR4 DRAM Chips Re-Enable Bit Flipping Attacks

Remember rowhammer vulnerability? A critical issue affecting modern DRAM (dynamic random access memory) chips that could allow attackers to obtain higher kernel privileges on a targeted system by

Microsoft Hijacks Necurs Botnet that Infected 9 Million PCs Worldwide

Microsoft today announced that it has successfully disrupted the botnet network of the Necurs malware, which has infected more than 9 million computers globally, and also hijacked the majority of its