Russian cybersecurity firm Group-IB discovered login credentials for over 40,000 accounts that unlock government services in more than 30 countries. The credentials were harvested via phishing attacks that distributed spyware tools such as Pony Formgra…Continue Reading
Windows, Linux systems vulnerable to self-propagating ‘Lucky’ malware, security researchers say. A new version of ransomware that first surfaced about two years ago is garnering attention for its ability to spread via as many as ten different vulnerabi…Continue Reading
Windows, Linux systems vulnerable to self-propagating ‘Lucky’ malware, security researchers say.
A new version of ransomware that first surfaced about two years ago is garnering attention for its ability to spread via as many as ten different vulne…Continue Reading
Initial attacks that led to the massive theft of data Equifax data came from computers in China, a Congressional investigation has found. A 96-page report issued Monday by the House Oversight Committee also lists a litany of dramatic errors inside the …Continue Reading
Kaspersky Lab researchers revealed that cyber-crooks stole tens of millions of dollars by hacking Eastern European banks through direct connections to local networks. At least eight banks, dubbed collectively as DarkVishnya, were targeted.
via www.infosecurity-magazine.com Nearly 70% of UK Firms Hit by a Cyber-Attack in 2018Over two-thirds of UK firms have fallen victim to a cyber-attack over the past year, with many claiming they don’t get enough guidance from the government on how to c…Continue Reading
via www.infosecurity-magazine.com Teen Email Hoaxer Gets Three YearsA Hertfordshire teenager has been sentenced to three years behind bars after pleading guilty in September to making bomb threats to thousands of schools and disrupting a transatlantic …Continue Reading
via UK security and counter-terrorism | The Guardian Expanded intelligence gathering is ‘a grave threat’ warn rights groupsThe UK’s intelligence agencies are to significantly increase their use of large-scale data hacking after claiming that more targe…Continue Reading
A researcher published exploit code for a vulnerability in WebKit, the web browser engine that powers Apple’s Safari, along with other apps on macOS, iOS, and Linux. The exploit takes advantage of an optimization error with WebKit’s matching of regular…Continue Reading
News roundup: A critical Kubernetes vulnerability was found in the system’s API server and could have a wide reach. Plus, ESET found 21 new Linux malware families, and more. A critical Kubernetes vulnerability has been uncovered, marking the cloud cont…Continue Reading