Barely 1 in 3 cybersecurity experts get accurate and relevant threat data
The pandemic is in full swing, and cybercriminals are attacking everyone. They are taking every opportunity to challenge IT security pros, and it is working out for the hackers. IT pros need fresh, relevant, and precise data to analyze the threats presented to them.
In an environment that moves ... Read more
Microsoft suspends Azure Active Directory Apps used by hackers
Microsoft has suspended 18 Active Directory apps used by hackers for malicious command and control infrastructure.
As many Azure customers have moved to cloud-based network infrastructure, the hackers who attack them have followed suit. Chinese government-backed hackers who exploit Microsoft Azu... Read more
Nearly all companies report email-related breaches
Outgoing emails constitute the most widespread cause of enterprise data breaches. With the pandemic forcing people to work from home, the amount of emails sent has increased, making the threat even more pronounced.
This comes from a new report by the security firm Egress, which says that about 9... Read more
Microsoft CISO: Big data is ‘giving us an edge over hackers’
The ability to utilize massive resources is giving Microsoft the upper hand in the battle against cybercriminals.
The enormous size and diversity of signal data that Microsoft’s security teams have at their disposal has dramatically improved the company’s response to cyber security threats. ... Read more
State-sponsored cyberattacks have increased during the pandemic
A new report from Check Point has revealed that state-sponsored hacking groups, political organizations, and cybercriminals took advantage of Coronavirus pandemic to destroy rival organizations. A series of cyberattacks has targeted various sectors, including healthcare services, critical infrastru... Read more
LinkedIn job offers could be fake and contain malware
Security threats have been found impersonating the human resource employees from Collins Aerospace and General Dynamics in a spear-phishing move, by using LinkedIn messaging. The fake human resource employees sent job-seeking individuals fraudulent offers that were filled with malicious documents, ... Read more
“U.S. and Russia are trying to hack into each other’s electricity networks.
The US and Russia are accusing each other of hacking into the other's electricity networks or trying to do so. According to the other, both countries are trying to inject malware, either directly or via state-sponsored hackers, into networks that can partially or completely shut down the other's ele... Read more
Yelp for conservatives’ 63red Safe leaks user data
A new mobile app described as 'Yelp for Conservatives' is leaking user data and business reviews, according to a French security researcher. The app, 63red Safe, was launched this weekend in the App Store and Play Store.
63red Safe describes itself as a service where users can read "reviews of loca... Read more
Unpatched Docker hosts target of cryptojacking campaign
Hackers have successfully attacked hundreds of unpatched Docker hosts. The cybercriminals were able to use the hosts to run cryptomining scripts. That puts security firm Imperva in a new report, reports Silicon Angle.
The new wave of attacks on Docker follows the announcement of a vulnerability in F... Read more
Thunderclap leak makes Thunderbolt computers vulnerable to attacks
A team of researchers has discovered a new vulnerability in Thunderbolt's data transfer specification. The vulnerability is called Thunderclap and can open up computers to serious attacks from otherwise harmless USB-C or DisplayPort hardware.
Thunderclap uses the privileged, direct memory access (D... Read more