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Category: Cybersecurity


Cybersecurity, Hacking, Security

Hackers Exploit Unpatched VPNs to Install Ransomware on Industrial Targets

April 8, 2021

Via: The Hacker News

Unpatched Fortinet VPN devices are being targeted in a series of attacks against industrial enterprises in Europe to deploy a new strain of ransomware called “Cring” inside corporate networks. At least one of the hacking incidents led to the temporary […]


Computing, Cybersecurity, Operating Systems, Security

New Bugs Could Let Hackers Bypass Spectre Attack Mitigations On Linux Systems

March 29, 2021

Via: The Hacker News

Cybersecurity researchers on Monday disclosed two new vulnerabilities in Linux-based operating systems that, if successfully exploited, could let attackers circumvent mitigations for speculative attacks such as Spectre and obtain sensitive information from kernel memory. Discovered by Piotr Krysiuk of Symantec’s […]


Cybersecurity, Security

Four in five UK businesses seek new security suppliers

March 25, 2021

Via: Computer Weekly

About 80% of UK businesses are currently seeking new suppliers in the cyber security technology space as investment in security remains healthy during the pandemic. And with the average sticker price for a new cyber implementation hitting £800,000 in the […]


Cybersecurity, Security

Security Think Tank: Back to square one – ground-up CNI protection

March 22, 2021

Via: Computer Weekly

n the wake of successful or thwarted security incidents that have made the news, similar patterns of response can be seen time and again. More so when it comes to state infrastructures, critical systems, or companies with global visibility. Politicians […]


Cybersecurity, Security

How AI-Driven Cybersecurity Drastically Impacts Our Lives

March 10, 2021

Via: SmartData Collective

Artificial intelligence is a form of technology that is drastically changing our lives. We have talked extensively about the benefits of using AI for marketing, gaming, financial analysis and many other applications. One of the most impactful ways that AI […]


Cybersecurity, Security

PayPal is acquiring crypto security firm Curv to help keep digital currencies safe

March 8, 2021

Via: TechSpot

Shoring up rumors last week on the subject, PayPal on Monday formally announced that it has agreed to acquire Curv, a Tel Aviv-based security infrastructure firm that specializes in digital assets. Curv will join a newly formed PayPal business unit […]


Cybersecurity, Security

Microsoft Exchange CVEs more widely exploited than thought

March 4, 2021

Via: Computer Weekly

The US government’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has issued an emergency directive warning all government civilian departments and agencies running an on-premise Microsoft Exchange installation to update or disconnect the product as the impact of four newly disclosed […]


Cybersecurity, Security

Qualcomm and Sophos strike cybersecurity deal that highlights benefits of 5G and AI in PCs

February 23, 2021

Via: TechSpot

The two companies announced that an Arm-compatible version of the Sophos Intercept X cybersecurity software application will be available on Snapdragon-powered PCs in the second half of 2021. On one hand, it’s easy to think that while porting over a […]


Cybersecurity, Security

Security Think Tank: Biden must address insider security threat first

February 12, 2021

Via: Computer Weekly

Last year went out with a bang infosec-wise with the SolarWinds and FireEye breaches, and 2021 has come in with a bang given the attack on the Capitol in Washington DC and the inauguration of a new president of the […]


Cybersecurity, Hacking, Security

New Cryptojacking Malware Targeting Apache, Oracle, Redis Servers

February 1, 2021

Via: The Hacker News

A financially-motivated threat actor notorious for its cryptojacking attacks has leveraged a revised version of their malware to target cloud infrastructures using vulnerabilities in web server technologies, according to new research. Deployed by the China-based cybercrime group Rocke, the Pro-Ocean […]