On Saturday a user from a low-level hacking forum published the phone numbers and personal data of hundreds of millions of Facebook users for free. The data that was leaked includes personal information belonging to over 533 million Facebook users from…Read More 533 Million Facebook Users’ Personal Data Leaked Online
A little over a decade ago, John Kindervag outlined the Zero Trust security model. As a VP and Principal Analyst on the Security and Risk Team at Forrester Research, he spent years doing primary research and the result was a new model of trust, a new a…Read More Zero Trust creator talks about implementation, misconceptions, strategy
The IT infrastructure of larger organizations is very heterogeneous. They have endpoints, servers and mobile devices running various operating systems and accessing internal systems. On those systems, there is a great number of disparate tools – from o…Read More Review: Group-IB Threat Hunting Framework
Privacy settings on social networks can be confusing to configure and change often. Ultimately, if you do not want your parents or boss reading one of your posts, do not post the message or photo.Read More Social Media Privacy Settings
Security researcher David Sopas has published a new open-source project: MindAPI, a mind map with resources for making API security research easier. “I love mind maps. They help me create a fine-tuned methodology and keep the mind organized,̶…Read More MindAPI makes API security research and testing easier
The Cloud Security Alliance and AlgoSec published research which queried nearly 1,900 IT and security professionals from a variety of organization sizes and locations, sought to gain deeper insight into the complex cloud environment that continues to e…Read More 58% of IT and security pros concerned about security in the cloud
Tripwire announced the results of a research report that assessed the security of connected devices across enterprise environments in 2021. Conducted by Dimensional Research, the survey evaluated the opinions of 312 security professionals that manage t…Read More 99% of security pros concerned about their IoT and IIoT security
Organizations are increasingly turning to containers to fuel their digital transformations. According to BMC, a 2019 survey found that more than 87% of respondents were running containers—up from 55% just two years earlier. Additionally, 90% of survey …Read More 3 Best Practices for Building Secure Container Images
The low-power wide area networks (LPWAN) market is expected to grow by $109.76 billion during 2021-2025, expanding at a CAGR of almost 58%, according to Technavio. The report throws light on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the market and the new…Read More The LPWAN market to reach $109.76 billion by 2025
When it comes to cybersecurity, industrial IT—consisting mainly of operational technology (OT) and industrial control systems (ICS)—has failed to keep up with development in the enterprise IT world. That’s mostly because industries’ adoption of interne…Read More Industrial IoT Needs to Catch Up to Consumer IoT
Seeking to take advantage of out-of-work users, malware groups continue to use LinkedIn and business services to offer fictional jobs and deliver infections instead.Read More LinkedIn Phishing Ramps Up With More-Targeted Attacks
After a shared Google Drive was posted online containing the private videos and images from many OnlyFans accounts, a researcher has created a tool allowing content creators to check if they are part of the leak. […]Read More Adult content from hundreds of OnlyFans creators leaked online
Some of the top ransomware gangs are deploying a new pressure tactic to push more victim organizations into paying an extortion demand: Emailing the victim’s customers and partners directly, warning that their data will be leaked to the dark web unless they can convince the victim firm to pay up.Read More Ransom Gangs Emailing Victim Customers for Leverage
A group related to Chinese-speaking threat group Cycldek is targeting government and military organizations in Vietnam.Read More Kaspersky Uncovers New APAC Cyberespionage Campaign
An estimated 32 million, of the half-billion of Facebook account details posted online, were tied to US-based accounts.Read More 533M Facebook Accounts Leaked Online: Check if You Are Exposed
Researchers said the FoundCore malware represents a big step forward when it comes to evasion.Read More Spy Operations Target Vietnam with Sophisticated RAT
Personal information belonging to more than 533 million Facebook users was found available on a cybercrime forum.Read More Data from 553 Million Facebook Accounts Leaked Online
New Head of Enterprise Cybersecurity Succeeds CISO Jim RouthLess than a year ago, Ariel Weintraub was dabbling in data science as head of security operations and engineering at MassMutual, working under CISO Jim Routh. Now she’s replaced Routh as the n…Read More Ariel Weintraub Takes Charge of Cybersecurity at MassMutual
Experts Advise Organizations to Check Password Reset Policies, Take Other StepsThe revelation that 533 million previously stolen Facebook account records have been made public on a darknet forum should inspire organizations to take aggressive action to…Read More Facebook Data Exposure: Lessons to Learn
The new Chromium-based Microsoft Edge browser has grown by over 1,300% in the past 12 months, while the Firefox browser is slowly losing its market share. […]Read More New Microsoft Edge grew 1,300% this year, overtaking Firefox
Fake job offers lure professionals into downloading the more_eggs backdoor trojan.Read More LinkedIn Spear-Phishing Campaign Targets Job Hunters
Microsoft today announced that Microsoft Defender for Endpoint, the enterprise version of its Defender antivirus, now comes with support for Windows 10 on Arm devices. […]Read More Microsoft Defender for Endpoint now supports Windows 10 Arm devices
Microsoft and Apple will host their respective developer conferences — Build and WWDC — over the next two months as all-virtual events, mimicking their confabs of 2020.Apple was first to announce last week that WWDC —its Worldwide Developers Confere…Read More For Microsoft and Apple, a reprise of all-virtual dev conferences
Cisco revealed enhancements to its People Insights feature at Cisco Live 2021.
The post Cisco updates Webex People Insights to help boost employee well-being first appeared on IT World Canada.Read More Cisco updates Webex People Insights to help boost employee well-being
AppSec expert says cybersecurity should be a part of the development process from the beginning.Read More Most applications today are deployed with vulnerabilities, and many are never patched
Most vulnerabilities are never patched, leaving users susceptible to cyberattacks.Read More Vulnerabilities are high in new applications, expert says
The researcher is offering details on CVE-2020-9922, which can be triggered just by sending a target an email with two .ZIP files attached.Read More Apple Mail Zero-Click Security Vulnerability Allows Email Snooping
Additional Social Security Numbers May Have Been ExposedCapital One is warning additional customers that their Social Security numbers may have been exposed in a massive 2019 breach. Meanwhile, a suspect in the breach is slated to go to trial in October.Read More Capital One Warns of More Data Leaked in 2019 Breach
Today, we are excited to announce that Microsoft Defender for Endpoint support of Windows 10 on Arm devices is generally available. This expanded support is part of our continued efforts to extend Microsoft Defender for Endpoint capabilities across all the endpoints defenders need to secure.
The post Microsoft Defender for Endpoint now supports Windows 10 on Arm devices appeared first on Microsoft Security.Read More Microsoft Defender for Endpoint now supports Windows 10 on Arm devices
Marketing psychology has influenced each of us; experts suggest it could help reduce the angst of cybersecurity training.Read More How marketing principles can be used to enhance cybersecurity training
Aamir Lakhani, cybersecurity researcher for Fortinet’s FortiGuard Labs, discusses criminals flocking to web server and browser attacks, and what to do about it.Read More How To Defend the Extended Network Against Web Risks
Daytona Beach pastor allegedly shared child sexual abuse material in online chat roomsRead More Pastor Charged with Sharing CSAM
If your customers and clientele don’t feel secure using your products and/or accessing your corporate websites, web portals, and web shops, they won’t sign up, share information, or otherwise engage with your brand. Developing a robust approach to c…Read More BrandPost: Episode 1: Introduction to CIAM and Why It’s Important
Exploitation by hackers of 183 ETH from newly launched DeFi aggregator was preventableRead More “Engineering Oversight” Costs ForceDAO $367k
Episode 1: Why a strong CIAM approach is essential to keeping your customers happyRead More BrandPost: Episode 1: Introduction to CIAM and Why It’s Important
Being ‘Not Currently Aware’ Customer Data Was Stolen Doesn’t Mean It’s SafeWhen a breached organization such as Ubiquiti says it is “not currently aware of evidence” that attackers stole customer data, it too often means: “We don’t know, because we fai…Read More Ubiquiti’s Breach Notification: The ‘No Evidence’ Hedge
Canadian threat detection firm eSentire cautions people to be careful with seemingly perfectly named job offer attachments
The post MSSP eSentire says hackers using LinkedIn profiles for spearphishing first appeared on IT World Canada.Read More MSSP eSentire says hackers using LinkedIn profiles for spearphishing
Cyber-intelligence firm finds personal data of 533 million Facebook users posted onlineRead More Data of Half a Billion Facebook Users Leaked
Cybersecurity has been in the news far more often in the past 12 months than in previous years, as cybercriminals escalated their activity during the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown.
The post Protect your business from email phishing with multi-factor authentication appeared first on Microsoft Security.Read More Protect your business from email phishing with multi-factor authentication
In this roundtable, security experts focus on smaller businesses offer real-world advice for actionable ways to shore up defenses using fewer resources.Read More 15 Cybersecurity Pitfalls and Fixes for SMBs
On April 2nd, world-leading French electronics manufacturing services (EMS) company Asteelflash released a statement confirming the company has been the victim of a cybersecurity incident. The company affirms the attack was detected at the end of March…Read More Asteelflash Hit by REvil Ransomware Attack
Mosyle has introduced a new MDM solution and launched a free service that may be of use to some of the growing number of enterprises deploying Apple devices across their business.Apple ecosystem eyes enterprise opportunity
With 23% of US enterprises…
You can check if your personal information is included in the Facebook data leak by querying the data breach notification service Have I Been Pwned. The news of the availability on a hacking forum of the personal information for 533,313,128 Facebook users made the headlines. The availability of the data was first reported by Alon Gal, […]
The post 2,5M+ users can check whether their data were exposed in Facebook data leak appeared first on Security Affairs.Read More 2,5M+ users can check whether their data were exposed in Facebook data leak
Designing a functional asset management architecture can be a daunting endeavor if one takes into account all the tasks, sub-tasks, and micro-tasks an IT engineer must perform to set up this intricate contraption. Some time ago, I’ve done a write-up on…Read More Asset Management System Frequently Asked Questions and More
Brown University, a private Ivy League research university, founded in 1764 and the seventh-oldest institution of higher education in the United States was recently hit by a cyberattack. The cyberattack was detected on Tuesday, the 30th of March, and f…Read More Brown University Was Recently Hit by A Cyberattack
Software developers have reported a series of malicious activities on their repositories, having the end purpose of mining cryptocurrency. The attacks have been happening since November 2020, the first report being made by a French software engineer. S…Read More GitHub Infrastructure Used to Mine Cryptocurrency
Mitek’s Sanjay Gupta on Banking’s Challenges Balancing the User Experience and SecurityPreventing deepfake fraud while addressing customer digital onboarding ease-of-use concerns is a balancing act. Sanjay Gupta of Mitek discusses the challenge of jugg…Read More Countering Deepfake Fraud in Digital Onboarding
According to StackOverflow’s 2020 developer survey, Rust has taken the top spot as the most loved programming language. Nevertheless, for the past five years, developers have been concerned by their production builds leaking potentially sensitive…Read More Rust Programming Language Raises Privacy Concerns
Knowing which sudo or su command to run is important. Jack Wallen demystifies these two Linux admin tools.Read More Linux 101: The different types of sudo and su
The data is in. According to IBM Security’s 2020 Cost of a Data Breach Report, there is a 50% increase in cloud usage for enterprises across all industries. The number of threats targeting cloud services, predominantly collaboration services like Offic…Read More How the Work-From-Home Shift Impacts SaaS Security
The pandemic’s decline won’t stop the work-from-home trend nor the implications for cybersecurity, so it’s crucial to minimize the threats.Read More 7 Ways to Reduce Cyber Threats From Remote Workers
Food-delivery company Delveroo thought it would be fun to play an April Fool’s trick on its customers in France.
Unfortunately, what Deliveroo France did just wasn’t funny.
Read more in my article on the Hot for Security blog.Read More How Deliveroo scared customers into believing they had been scammed
Last Friday, the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) have issued a joint cybersecurity advisory informing that hacking groups are deliberately targ…Read More APT Groups Are Targeting Fortinet FortiOS Servers, FBI and CISA Warn
H2 2020 – Kaspersky observed an increase in ransomware attacks on industrial control system (ICS) systems in developed countries. Cybersecurity firm Kaspersky has published the Industrial Control System Threat Landscape report for H2 2020 which is based on statistical data collected by the distributed antivirus Kaspersky Security Network (KSN). The data analyzed by the experts were received […]
The post 33.4% of ICS computers hit by a cyber attack in H2 2020 appeared first on Security Affairs.Read More 33.4% of ICS computers hit by a cyber attack in H2 2020
Several weeks ago, the Conti ransomware gang encrypted the systems at Broward County Public Schools and threatened to release sensitive personal data of students and staff unless the district paid an enormous $40 million ransom. On March 27th, the atta…Read More Broward County Public Schools Hit with $40 Million Ransom by Conti Ransomware Gang
Data Execution Prevention (DEP) is represented by the set of hardware and software technologies that are performing additional checks towards memory to help protect against malicious code exploits. DEP is what helps prevent damage from viruses and othe…Read More What Is Enable DEP in Windows?
Feeling creative? Submit your caption in the comments, and our panel of experts will reward the winner with a $25 Amazon gift card.Read More Name That Edge Toon: Rough Patch?
Here’s something many Windows 10 users may not know: If you select options to control your updates in the local group policy settings better known as “Windows Update for Business,” you end up controlling optional updates. And what if you are not nec…Read More Windows Update for Business: details, details
For many people, ransomware is a hack attack on computer devices, not mobile phones. This is far from the truth. Thus everyone needs to know how to remove ransomware from…
The post How To Remove Ransomware From Android Phone Easily? appeared first on Hacker Combat.Read More How To Remove Ransomware From Android Phone Easily?
Today’s podcast reports on the free dissemination of personal information on Twitter users, and the start of National Supply Chain Integrity MonthRead More Cyber Security Today, April 5, 2021 – Twitter users’ phone numbers and email addresses are now free, and check the integrity of your IT supply chain
The new 802.11bf standard will turn Wi-Fi devices into object sensors:
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In three years or so, the Wi-Fi specification is scheduled to get an upgrade that will turn wireless devices into sensors capable of gathering data about the people and objects bathed in their signals.
“When 802.11bf will be finalized and introduced as an IEEE standard in September 2024, Wi-Fi will cease to be a communication-only standard and will legitimately become a full-fledged sensing paradigm,” explains Francesco Restuccia, assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering at Northeastern University, in …
Have the recent widely publicized attacks on Microsoft Exchange made you realize that now is the time for someone else to run your organization’s email?Managing downtimeTo read this article in full, please click here(Insider Story)Read More Is it time to move to hosted Exchange? Considerations for IT
In recent months, several universities were hit by the Clop ransomware gang, specialists think all the attacks are linked to Accellion File Transfer Appliance (FTA) software, a third-party vendor, which was used by students and staff to transfer encryp…Read More Attackers Disclose Personal Data of Students in Massive Cyberattack
Also known as records management, registry management is responsible for the efficient and systematic control of the creation, receipt, maintenance, use, and disposition of records, including the processes for capturing and maintaining evidence of and …Read More What Is Registry Management and Why Is It Important?
533 million Facebook users’ data gets leaked, Amazon says ‘hey, other companies have workers that pee in bottles too!’ And Stats Can releases a report that suggests most Canadians feel more productive with remote work.Read More Hashtag Trending, April 5, 2021 – Millions of Facebook users’ data leaks online; Amazon admits it was wrong – sorta; Stats Can reports on remote worker
Experts urge users to secure accounts and passwords after breach exposes personal details of more than 500 million peopleAustralians are being urged to secure their social media accounts after the details of more than 500 million global Facebook users …Read More Facebook data leak: Australians urged to check and secure social media accounts
A new report published by Microsoft revealed that 80% of global enterprises were victims of a firmware-focused cyberattack. Microsoft recently published a report that states, titled “March 2021 Security Signals report,” that revealed that more than 80% of enterprises were victims of at least one firmware attack in the past two years. The study pointed out that […]
The post Firmware attacks, a grey area in cybersecurity of organizations appeared first on Security Affairs.Read More Firmware attacks, a grey area in cybersecurity of organizations