Unit 42 researchers observed an attacker targeting Nagios XI software to exploit the vulnerability CVE-2021-25296, a remote command injection vulnerability impacting Nagios XI version 5.7.5.
The zero-day flaw research group has revised its disclosure of the technical details of vulnerabilities in the hopes of speeding up the release and adoption of fixes.
Although there is nothing sophisticated about HackBoss, the scheme proves to be effective as it tempts victims with the prospect of getting hacking tools, mostly for brute-forcing passwords.
On Aug. 13, 2020, someone uploaded a suspected malicious file to VirusTotal, a service that scans submitted files against more than five dozen antivirus and security products. Last month, Microsoft and FireEye identified that file as a newly-discovered fourth malware backdoor used in the sprawling SolarWinds supply chain hack. An analysis of the malicious file and other submissions by the same VirusTotal user suggest the account that initially flagged the backdoor as suspicious belongs to IT personnel at the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA), a division of the U.S. Commerce Department that handles telecommunications and Internet policy.
Google this week released Chrome 90 to the stable channel for Windows, Mac, and Linux. The update brings 37 security fixes, HTTPS by default, and other updates to the browser.
A report by Bolster shows how threat actors use typosquatting domain names that impersonate the popular Rarible.com site but lead them to scams, malware, and other unwanted content.
The latest Gafgyt botnet variants have now incorporated several Mirai-based modules and code, according to research from Uptycs released Thursday, along with new exploits.
Qakbot, also known as QBot or Pinkslipbot, is a modular information stealer. It has been active since 2007 and primarily used by financially motivated actors including the TA551 group.
Cado Security, provider of a cloud-native digital forensics platform, has secured $10 million in Series A funding, which brings the total amount raised by the company to date to $11.5 million.
The U.S. and U.K. on Thursday formally attributed the supply chain attack of IT infrastructure management company SolarWinds with "high confidence" to government operatives working for Russia's SVR.
The HSB poll by Zogby Analytics found that 37 percent of consumers who responded were somewhat or very concerned about the cyber security and safety of connected and automated vehicles.
The U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) on Thursday issued an advisory warning of multiple vulnerabilities in the OpENer EtherNet/IP stack that could expose industrial systems to denial-of-service (DoS) attacks, data leaks, and remote code execution. All OpENer commits and versions prior to February 10, 2021, are affected, although there are no known public exploits that
Hackers with apparent ties to North Korea that hit e-commerce shops in 2019 and 2020 to steal payment card data also tested functionality for stealing cryptocurrency, according to Group-IB.
Instead of coming to a standstill, if anything, 2020 saw an increase in cybersecurity threats as criminals found new ways to take advantage of vulnerabilities and infiltrate business systems.
The American Bankers Association and three other groups have voiced objections to provisions in a cyber incident notification regulation for banks proposed by three federal agencies.
The expanded scope of precision targeting includes key organizations likely underpinning the transport, warehousing, storage, and ultimate distribution of vaccines, according to IBM Security X-Force.
Security incidents in the New Jersey county of Somerset caused day-long school closures at schools in Bernards on April 7 and Hillsborough schools on April 12 following suspected cyber-attacks.
The U.S. and U.K. on Thursday formally attributed the supply chain attack of IT infrastructure management company SolarWinds with "high confidence" to government operatives working for Russia's Foreign Intelligence Service (SVR). "Russia's pattern of malign behaviour around the world – whether in cyberspace, in election interference or in the aggressive operations of their intelligence services
What happens to our digital presence when we die or become incapacitated? Many of us have or know we should have a will and checklists of what loved ones need to know in the event of our passing. But what about all of our digital data and online accounts? Consider creating some type of digital will, often called a "Digital Inheritance" plan.