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Application security, Security

Video Conferencing Security Tips You May Have Overlooked

July 8, 2020

Via: Security Intelligence

Video conferencing applications grew substantially following the outbreak of the coronavirus (COVID-19) global pandemic. According to Research and Markets article “Video Conferencing Demand Rises due to Social-Distancing,” video conferencing software experienced 62 million downloads in March 2020. This increase in […]


Cyber-crime, Malware

Malicious app in Google Play used to deliver Cerberus Banking Trojan

July 8, 2020

Via: Security Affairs

Researchers from AVAST have discovered a currency converter application in the Google Play store that was downloaded by more than 10,000 users and that was designed to deliver the Cerberus banking Trojan. The malware-as-a-service Cerberus has emerged in the threat […]


Network security, Security

Security funding soars despite Covid-19 slump, but problems lie ahead

July 8, 2020

Via: Computer Weekly

Almost £500m has been invested in British cyber security startups in 2020 in spite of the economic slump caused by the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic, with the investment well on track to breaking the funding record of £521m set just last […]


Hacker, Threats & Malware

Company web names hijacked via outdated cloud DNS records

July 7, 2020

Via: Naked Security

US security researcher Zach Edwards recently tweeted about finding 250 company website names that had been taken over by cybercriminals. He didn’t name the brands, but insists that the organisations affected include banks, healthcare companies, restaurant chains, civil rights groups […]


Hacker, Threats & Malware

European Agencies Hack Criminal Encrochat Messaging System

July 7, 2020

Via: Hot for Security

A joint operation headed by European and British law agencies dismantled the Encrochat messaging service, leading to the arrests of more than 100 people as well as the seizure of numerous weapons and ammunitions, drugs and millions in criminal funds. […]


Email security, Security

Looks Like Russian Hackers Are on an Email Scam Spree

July 7, 2020

Via: Wired

FOR YEARS, COSTLY email grifts have largely been the provenance of West African scammers, particularly those based in Nigeria. A newly discovered “business email compromise” campaign, though, appears to come from a criminal group in a part of the world […]


Cyber-crime, Malware

Unsecured Chinese companies leak users’ sensitive personal and business data

July 7, 2020

Via: Security Affairs

Our research uncovered two unsecured databases, with millions of records, belonging to companies that are based in China and provide different types of services. One database belongs to Xiaoxintong, which offers multiple apps and services aimed at elderly care. The […]


Data loss, Threats & Malware

5 Dating Apps Leak More than 1 Million User Profiles and Sensitive Information

July 6, 2020

Via: Hot for Security

This month, WizCase researchers discovered 5 separate data leaks of personal information belonging to dating app users in the US, Japan and South Korea. The data, which was easily accessed due to misconfigured and unsecure servers, included user information such […]


Network security, Security

How your web hosting impacts security

July 6, 2020

Via: TechRadar

Web hosting has a much bigger impact on your website than you might expect, so much so, in fact, that the type of hosting you choose could leave your site open to exploit and downtime. Here’s what you need to […]


Threats & Malware, Vulnerabilities

Hackers Start Exploiting Recently Patched BIG-IP Vulnerability

July 6, 2020

Via: Security Week

F5 informed customers last week that a BIG-IP configuration utility named Traffic Management User Interface (TMUI) is impacted by a critical remote code execution vulnerability whose exploitation can result in “complete system compromise.” The flaw is tracked as CVE-2020-5902 and […]