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ThreatList: Gift Card-Themed BEC Holiday Scams Spike

On December 7, 2018Source: Web Security – Threatpost | The first stop for security news

Watch out for emails about gift cards and corporate donations, researcher warn.Read more

Microsoft Calls For Facial Recognition Tech Regulation

On December 7, 2018Source: Web Security – Threatpost | The first stop for security news

Microsoft and the AI Now Institute are both calling for regulation as facial recognition software piRead more

Infected WordPress Sites Are Attacking Other WordPress Sites

On December 6, 2018Source: Web Security – Threatpost | The first stop for security news

Researchers identified a widespread campaign of brute force attacks against WordPress websites.Read more

Adobe Flash Zero-Day Leveraged Via Office Docs in Campaign

On December 5, 2018Source: Web Security – Threatpost | The first stop for security news

Adobe issued a patch for the zero-day on Wednesday.Read more

Adobe Patches Zero-Day Vulnerability in Flash Player

On December 5, 2018Source: Web Security – Threatpost | The first stop for security news

The vulnerability could lead to arbitrary code execution.Read more

Google Chrome 71 Touts 43 Fixes, Fights Ad Abuse

On December 5, 2018Source: Web Security – Threatpost | The first stop for security news

The browser comes with a new set of protections to block pop-ups that could lead to 'abusive experieRead more

1-800-Flowers Becomes Latest Payment Breach Victim

On December 4, 2018Source: Web Security – Threatpost | The first stop for security news

Details are so far scant in this latest in a string of data breaches.Read more

Quora Breach Exposes a Wealth of Info on 100M Users

On December 4, 2018Source: Web Security – Threatpost | The first stop for security news

The information is an early Christmas gift for any social engineer.Read more

Magecart Group Ups Ante: Now Goes After Admin Credentials

On December 4, 2018Source: Web Security – Threatpost | The first stop for security news

The group's skimmer has added some capabilities that steals credentials from admins.Read more

U.S. Military Members Catfished and Hooked for Thousands of Dollars

On December 3, 2018Source: Web Security – Threatpost | The first stop for security news

Prisoners in South Carolina posed convincingly as beautiful women on social media platforms.Read more

How to Hack WiFi Password Easily Using New Attack On WPA/WPA2

On December 9, 2018

Looking for how to hack WiFi password OR WiFi hacking software? Well, a security researcher has reveRead more

Australia Passes Anti-Encryption Bill—Here's Everything You Need To Know

On December 7, 2018

Australia's House of Representatives has finally passed the "Telecommunications Assistance and AccesRead more

SNDBOX: AI-Powered Online Automated Malware Analysis Platform

On December 6, 2018

Looking for an automated malware analysis software? Something like a 1-click solution that doesn't rRead more

New Ransomware Spreading Rapidly in China Infected Over 100,000 PCs

On December 6, 2018

A new piece of ransomware is spreading rapidly across China that has already infected more than 100,Read more

Warning! Unprivileged Linux Users With UID > INT_MAX Can Execute Any Command

On December 6, 2018

Hold tight, this may blow your mind… A low-privileged user account on most Linux operating systems wRead more

New Adobe Flash Zero-Day Exploit Found Hidden Inside MS Office Docs

On December 6, 2018

Cybersecurity researchers have discovered a new zero-day vulnerability in Adobe Flash Player that haRead more

WhiteSource Bolt for GitHub: Free Open Source Vulnerability Management App for Developers

On December 5, 2018

Developers around the world depend on open source components to build their software products. AccorRead more

Microsoft building Chrome-based browser to replace Edge on Windows 10

On December 4, 2018

It is no secret how miserably Microsoft's 3-year-old Edge web browser has failed to compete againstRead more

Quora Gets Hacked – 100 Million Users Data Stolen

On December 4, 2018

The World's most popular question-and-answer website Quora has suffered a massive data breach with uRead more

Become a Certified Hacker With This Hands-On Training Course

On December 3, 2018

It seems as though not a day goes by without news spreading over another major cyber attack. HackersRead more

Microsoft Putting Edge on Chromium Will Fundamentally Change the Web

On December 7, 2018

The move will allow deeper integration of Chromium and Chrome on Windows, which will lead to major iRead more

Hell Yeah, We’re Going to the Far Side of the Moon

On December 7, 2018

The Chang’e 4 mission includes a lander, a rover, and a canister of potato seeds.Read more

Our Main Takeaways From Motherboard’s Poll About the Future

On December 7, 2018

Here are highlights from our poll of 105 experts about the marvels and horrors we may experience oveRead more

Watch the Trailer for the New Space Western RPG From the Makers of 'Fallout: New Vegas'

On December 7, 2018

Here are all the best trailers that were revealed at the 2018 Video Game Awards.Read more

Someone Defaced Linux.org Website With ‘Goatse’ And Anti-Diversity Tirade

On December 7, 2018

Someone took control of a Linux unofficial community website and replaced its regular content with aRead more

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New Zealand Privacy Commissioner releases annual report

On December 9, 2018Source: DataBreaches.net

Stuff reports on a case in New Zealand that was cited in a newly-released annual report by the PrivaRead more

TN: Dickson attorney charged with fraud, identity theft of clients and law partners

On December 8, 2018Source: DataBreaches.net

Joey Gill reports:  A Dickson attorney is facing federal charges after a Department of Justice invesRead more

North Korea-linked Hackers Target Academic Institutions

On December 8, 2018Source: DataBreaches.net

Ionut Arghire reports: A threat group possibly originating from North Korea has been targeting acadeRead more

Standing Issues in Data Breach Litigation: An Overview

On December 8, 2018Source: DataBreaches.net

 Priscilla Fasoro and Lauren Wiseman of Covington & Burling write: As many data breach litigatiRead more

Those annoying sextortion scams are redirecting users to GandCrab ransomware now

On December 8, 2018Source: DataBreaches.net

Okay, I tend to laugh at the sextortion emails and have tweeted or posted some of them at times, usuRead more

U.S. Readies Charges Against Chinese Hackers

On December 8, 2018Source: DataBreaches.net

Dustin Volz reports: Federal prosecutors are expected to unseal criminal charges as soon as next weeRead more

New China Guideline for Internet Personal Information Security Protection

On December 8, 2018Source: DataBreaches.net

Barbara Li and Bohua Yao report: On November 30, 2018 the Cyber Security Protection Bureau, under thRead more

Hackers steal $800,000 from Cape Cod Community College

On December 8, 2018Source: DataBreaches.net

Laura Krantz reports: Hackers stole more than $800,000 from Cape Cod Community College last week wheRead more

Redwood Eye Center notifies 16,000 patients after EMR vendor experiences ransomware attack

On December 7, 2018Source: DataBreaches.net

Lawyers for Redwood Eye Center in Vallejo, California have notified the California Attorney GeneralRead more

OH: 1,350 Butler County employees affected by HIPAA breach

On December 7, 2018Source: DataBreaches.net

Denise G. Callahan reports: A Butler County employee inadvertently sent out an email with wellness iRead more

Sen. Warner calls for a ‘whole-of-society’ U.S. cyber doctrine

On December 7, 2018

Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election laid bare the vulnerabilities in American society andRead more

Suspected North Korean hackers target universities using Chrome extension

On December 6, 2018

While North Korean hackers are known for stealing money to finance Kim Jong Un’s authoritarian regimRead more

Kaspersky: Physical devices used to steal 'tens of millions' from Eastern Europe banks

On December 6, 2018

Banks in Eastern Europe were targeted with cyberattacks that involved the planting of physical devicRead more

Report: Adobe zero-day exploit similar to HackingTeam tool

On December 5, 2018

Adobe issued a new patch for a zero-day security vulnerability that exploited a flaw in the companyRead more

Sen. Warner calls for a ‘whole-of-society’ U.S. cyber doctrine

On December 7, 2018

Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election laid bare the vulnerabilities in American society andRead more

Suspected North Korean hackers target universities using Chrome extension

On December 6, 2018

While North Korean hackers are known for stealing money to finance Kim Jong Un’s authoritarian regimRead more

Kaspersky: Physical devices used to steal 'tens of millions' from Eastern Europe banks

On December 6, 2018

Banks in Eastern Europe were targeted with cyberattacks that involved the planting of physical devicRead more

Report: Adobe zero-day exploit similar to HackingTeam tool

On December 5, 2018

Adobe issued a new patch for a zero-day security vulnerability that exploited a flaw in the companyRead more

Pressing F7 in the Command Prompt Lists Previously Entered Commands

On December 9, 2018Source: BleepingComputer

Did you know that pressing the F7 key while using the Windows command prompt will display a box contRead more

Sextortion Emails now Leading to Ransomware and Info-Stealing Trojans

On December 8, 2018Source: BleepingComputer

Sextortion email scams have been a very successful way of generating money for criminals. A new SextRead more

WebKit Vulnerability Affects Latest Versions of Apple Safari

On December 8, 2018Source: BleepingComputer

A researcher published exploit code for a vulnerability in WebKit, the web browser engine that powerRead more

The Week in Ransomware - December 7th 2018 - WeChat Ransomware, Scammers, & More

On December 7, 2018Source: BleepingComputer

This was a pretty interesting week in ransomware. First we had a Chinese ransomware that infected 10Read more

Windows 10 Testing New Conversational Date Format in File Explorer

On December 7, 2018Source: BleepingComputer

Microsoft is testing a new feature in the Windows 10 19H1 Insider builds (Build 1903) that changes hRead more

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