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Hacking, Security

Cisco confirms it was hit by a cyberattack, company data stolen

August 11, 2022

Via: Techradar

Cisco has confirmed it suffered a cyberattack, caused by the login credentials of an employee being compromised. While Cisco says it suffered no major consequences from the May 2022 incident, the threat actor, who was able to linger around the […]


Hacking, Security

Ransomware attacks are on the rise, so make sure your business is protected

August 11, 2022

Via: Techradar

Ransomware operators may have given victims a slight respite over the summer, but this now seems to have come to an end as attacks rise once again, new research has suggested. The Q2/2022 Threat Report from Avast claims the number […]


Hacking, Security

The Business of Hackers-for-Hire Threat Actors

August 10, 2022

Via: The Hacker News

Today’s web has made hackers’ tasks remarkably easy. For the most part, hackers don’t even have to hide in the dark recesses of the web to take advantage of people any longer; they can be found right in plain sight […]


Hacking, Security

Experts Uncover Details on Maui Ransomware Attack by North Korean Hackers

August 10, 2022

Via: The Hacker News

The first ever incident possibly involving the ransomware family known as Maui occurred on April 15, 2021, aimed at an unnamed Japanese housing company. The disclosure from Kaspersky arrives a month after U.S. cybersecurity and intelligence agencies issued an advisory […]


Hacking, Security

Hackers are using this classic technique to hijack Microsoft 365 accounts

August 8, 2022

Via: Techradar

Open redirects, a classic weakness found in many of the world’s biggest web pages, are reportedly being used to steal login credentials(opens in new tab) for Microsoft 365 accounts. According to experts from security firm Inky, the method was used […]


Cybersecurity, Security

Microsoft Defender can now show you exactly where your business might get hacked

August 3, 2022

Via: Techradar

Microsoft wants to solve one of the biggest cybersecurity problems for today’s enterprises – vulnerable endpoints(opens in new tab) flying under the security radar. The company has announced Microsoft Defender External Attack Surface Management, which looks to give IT teams […]


Cybersecurity, Security

The next generation of encryption may not be quite as secure as we’d hoped

August 3, 2022

Via: Techradar

One of the potential encryption algorithms that was a serious candidate to be used in the quantum computing world has been defeated worryingly simply. The algorithm in question is called SIKE (Supersingular Isogeny Key Encapsulation), and made it through the […]


Hacking, Security

More crypto wallets are being hacked and drained

August 3, 2022

Via: Techradar

The summer of 2022 is continuing to be a bit of a nightmare for cryptocurrency users after yet another hack resulted in the theft of at least $4 million worth of tokens. This time around, it’s not a blockchain bridge […]


Cybersecurity, Security

7 of the best robocall blocking apps and tools for avoiding phone spam

August 2, 2022

Via: Mashable

If there’s one thing people with iPhones and Android phones can agree on, it’s this: Robocalls suck. Personally speaking, robots call me more than my own mother does. A very concerned “Cynthia Arnold” gets in touch every week or so […]


Hacking, Security

Microsoft blocked malicious macros, but hackers have found another way

July 29, 2022

Via: Techradar

Now that macros in downloaded Microsoft Office files are officially dead(opens in new tab), it was only a matter of time before hackers came up with a new scheme. According to cybersecurity experts Proofpoint, they’ve found not one, not two, […]


Hacking, Security

Ransomware payments are falling as victims refuse to pay up

July 29, 2022

Via: Techradar

It’s getting harder for ransomware operators to get the victims to pay up, but once they do – they pay more than they did a year ago. A new report from Coveware claims that although the number of payments dropped, […]


Cybersecurity, Security

Security bug left over 1,000 organizations open to ransomware, device hijacking

July 28, 2022

Via: Techradar

Security researchers have discovered two major flaws in FileWave’s endpoint(opens in new tab) management software which could have given threat actors a way to circumvent authentication measures and completely take over the affected devices. The flaws affected more than 1,100 […]


Hacking, Security

Data breaches are more expensive, and more annoying, than ever

July 27, 2022

Via: Techradar

Data breaches are costlier and more impactful than ever before, a wide-ranging study by IBM has found. Surveying 550 organizations from all over the world, the company claims that the global average cost of a data breach has now hit […]


Privacy, Security

Chrome update will soon help you stop making a huge security mistake

July 26, 2022

Via: Techradar

Making sure you have strong passwords has been common security advice for some time, but Google Chrome is now looking to go a step further with its latest update. The browser is reportedly working on a new feature which will […]


Privacy, Security

Some schools are restricting Google Chrome usage over security concerns

July 25, 2022

Via: Techradar

Several schools and other educational organizations are having to restrict usage of Google’s software, including its Chrome browser and Chrome OS offerings over security and privacy fears. The Dutch Ministry of Education has ordered the country’s education industry to implement […]


Hacking, Security

Hackers Use Evilnum Malware to Target Cryptocurrency and Commodities Platforms

July 21, 2022

Via: The Hacker News

The advanced persistent threat (APT) actor tracked as Evilnum is once again exhibiting signs of renewed activity aimed at European financial and investment entities. “Evilnum is a backdoor that can be used for data theft or to load additional payloads,” […]


Privacy, Security

Open source job security through recessions

July 11, 2022

Via: Info World

Are we in a recession? The answer seems to be “definitely maybe,” with the Wall Street Journal reporting that “if the U.S. is in a recession, it’s a very strange one” because while economic output has been falling, the job […]


Hacking, Security

Dangerous new malware dances past more than 50 antivirus services

July 6, 2022

Via: Techradar

Researchers have discovered a new malware sample capable of hiding from more than 50 antivirus(opens in new tab) products available on the market right now. The malware was discovered by cybersecurity researchers from Unit 42, the threat intelligence team at […]


Hacking, Security

High-severity Microsoft bug opened door to container cluster hijacking

June 30, 2022

Via: Techradar

After being tipped off by cybersecurity researchers from Unit 42, a division of Palo Alto Networks, Microsoft has pushed out a patch for a high-severity vulnerability found in Service Fabric. Publishing a blog post(opens in new tab) to explain what […]


Hacking, Security

This Android malware is so dangerous, even Google is worried

June 24, 2022

Via: Techradar

Google has confirmed reports of the existence of an extremely potent Android malware(opens in new tab), and notified victims that they’re being targeted. In a blog post(opens in new tab), Benoit Sevens, and Clement Lecigne of the company’s Threat Analysis […]