A recent study from Consumer Reports' Digital Lab reveals that 96 percent of Americans agree that more should be done to protect consumer privacy. But don't expect to see a whole new alternative Internet emerging any year soon. Instead, you will see a focus on software offerings built around privacy and security rather than hardware.
Siemens released a total of 14 new advisories on Tuesday, including five describing the impact and remediations for the NAME:WRECK vulnerabilities disclosed on the same day.
The University of Hertfordshire was targetted by a cyberattack which resulted in the universities entire IT network being taken down, as well as all access to cloud-based services being blocked.
Threat actors targeted compromised Exchange servers to host malicious Monero cryptominer in an “unusual attack,” Sophos researchers discovered.
Cybercriminals are resorting to search engine poisoning techniques to lure business professionals into seemingly legitimate Google sites that install a Remote Access Trojan (RAT) capable of carrying out a wide range of attacks.
SAP announced the release of 14 new security notes and 5 updates to previously released notes. The only new Hot News note released with this round of patches addresses a critical vulnerability in SAP Commerce.
Users of the employment-oriented online service are being targeted with an assortment of phishing emails and scams in an attempt to hijack their LinkedIn accounts or promote fake LinkedIn email leads.
A vulnerability in one of the Go libraries that Kubernetes is based on could lead to denial of service (DoS) for the CRI-O and Podman container engines. The bug (CVE-2021-20291) affects the Go library called “containers/storage.”
The office of the Director of National Intelligence released its “Annual Threat Assessment of the U.S. Intelligence Community.” Cybersecurity is covered on pages 20-21. Nothing surprising:
- Cyber threats from nation states and their surrogates will remain acute.
- States’ increasing use of cyber operations as a tool of national power, including increasing use by militaries around the world, raises the prospect of more destructive and disruptive cyber activity.
- Authoritarian and illiberal regimes around the world will increasingly exploit digital tools to surveil their citizens, control free expression, and censor and manipulate information to maintain control over their populations. ...
A malicious program intended to cause havoc with IT systems—malware—is becoming more and more sophisticated every year. The year 2021 is no exception, as recent trends indicate that several new variants of malware are making their way into the world of cybersecurity. While smarter security solutions are popping up, modern malware still eludes and challenges cybersecurity experts. The evolution
Cybercriminals are resorting to search engine poisoning techniques to lure business professionals into seemingly legitimate Google sites that install a Remote Access Trojan (RAT) capable of carrying out a wide range of attacks. The attack works by leveraging searches for business forms such as invoices, templates, questionnaires, and receipts as a stepping stone toward infiltrating the systems.
The adversary is well funded, persistent, and highly technical; therefore, it is important for security leaders to accept that there’s no one vendor or technology that can defend against supply chain attacks.
Facebook-owned WhatsApp recently addressed two security vulnerabilities in its messaging app for Android that could have been exploited to execute malicious code remotely on the device and even exfiltrate sensitive information. The flaws take aim at devices running Android versions up to and including Android 9 by carrying out what's known as a "man-in-the-disk" attack that makes it possible for
The Victorian government plans to invest a total of AU$30 million to upgrade and modernize the IT infrastructure of 28 of the state's hospitals and health services in a bid to guard against further cyber-attacks.
The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) is cautioning cybersecurity researchers to keep their guard up amid a wave of attacks targeting this particular group.
The leaders of the nation’s intelligence agencies on Wednesday joined bipartisan members of the Senate Intelligence Committee in pushing for measures to encourage the private sector to report breaches.
SAP's security updates for this month address multiple critical vulnerabilities. The most serious of them, rated with the highest severity score, affects the company's Business Client product.
The Houston Rockets are investigating a cyber attack that attempted to install ransomware on the basketball team’s internal systems, and the organization is working closely with the FBI, team officials said.
According to a Crunchbase report, 2020 brought with it record levels of investment, with a combined $7.8 billion poured into cybersecurity startups compared to $7.6 billion previous year.