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Threats and Malware


Threats & Malware, Vulnerabilities

5 top vulnerability management tools and how they help prioritize threats

September 29, 2020

Via: CSO Online

The science and technology behind vulnerability management has changed a lot in a short time. When originally deployed, vulnerability management companies acted almost like antivirus vendors in that they tried to get their scanners to uncover as many potential threats […]


Hacker, Threats & Malware

Hackers Steal $150 Million from Asian Cryptocurrency Exchange

September 28, 2020

Via: Hot for Security

KuCoin, a Singapore-based cryptocurrency exchange, has disclosed a security incident that resulted in the unauthorized transfer of roughly $150 million in digital assets. In a notice published last week, KuCoin notified clients that it detected suspiciously large withdrawals starting September […]


Threats & Malware, Virus & Malware

Ransomware 2020: Attack Trends Affecting Organizations Worldwide

September 28, 2020

Via: Security Intelligence

Ransomware is one of the most intractable — and common — threats facing organizations across all industries and geographies. And, incidents of ransomware attacks continue to rise. Meanwhile, ransomware threat actors are adjusting their attack model to adapt to improvements […]


Network security, Security, Threats & Malware, Virus & Malware

Want Your Coffee Machine Back? Pay a Ransom

September 28, 2020

Via: DataBreach Today

An internet-connected coffee machine is the latest IoT device to show security problems. The security firm Avast infected the Smarter Coffee machine with ransomware that causes uncontrollable spinning of its grinder and dispensing of hot water. The only option to […]


Data loss, Threats & Malware

Airbnb hosts’ account data exposed in internal leak

September 28, 2020

Via: Computer Weekly

Airbnb has contained a data security incident that occurred within its service and resulted in the data of a limited number of Airbnb hosts being exposed to other hosts inside the service when using its desktop and mobile web platforms. […]


Data loss, Threats & Malware

3 Biggest Factors in Data Breach Costs and How To Reduce Them

September 25, 2020

Via: Security Intelligence

The cost of a data breach has increased slightly in the last six years on average. Costs are up 10% since 2014 to $3.86 million, according to the annual Cost of a Data Breach Report, published by IBM Security and […]


Cyber-crime, Hacker, Malware, Threats & Malware

CISA says federal agency compromised by malicious cyber actor

September 25, 2020

Via: Security Affairs

Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) revealed that a hacker breached a US federal agency and threat actors exfiltrated data. CISA published a detailed incident report related to the incident but didn’t disclose the name of the hacked agency. Threat […]


Cyber-crime, Hacker, Malware, Threats & Malware

Hackers are using Zerologon exploits in attacks in the wild

September 24, 2020

Via: Security Affairs

Microsoft has published a series of Tweets to warn of attackers that are actively exploiting the Windows Server Zerologon in attacks in the wild. The IT giant is urging Windows administrators to install the released security updates as soon as […]


Data loss, Threats & Malware

Joe Biden app bug might have exposed personal information of millions of users

September 23, 2020

Via: Panda Security

The personal details of tens of millions of people might have been exposed by a newly discovered bug in the official Joe Biden Presidential Campaign App called ‘Vote Joe.’ Tech Crunch reported that cybersecurity experts came across the vulnerability who […]


Data loss, Threats & Malware

Unsecured Microsoft Bing Server Exposed Users’ Search Queries and Location

September 22, 2020

Via: The Hacker News

A back-end server associated with Microsoft Bing exposed sensitive data of the search engine’s mobile application users, including search queries, device details, and GPS coordinates, among others. The logging database, however, doesn’t include any personal details such as names or […]