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Access control, Security

Why Password Hygiene Needs a Reboot

May 17, 2021

Via: The Hacker News

In today’s digital world, password security is more important than ever. While biometrics, one-time passwords (OTP), and other emerging forms of authentication are often touted as replacements to the traditional password, today, this concept is more marketing hype than anything […]


Hacker, Threats & Malware

Darkside Ransomware Claims It Is Shutting Down

May 17, 2021

Via: SecureWorld

After a typical cyber attack perpetrated by the Darkside ransomware group, they would laugh all the way to their crypto wallets. After all, it was another successful attack without repercussions. But when your attack shuts down the top fuel pipeline […]


Network security, Security

Biden signed executive order to improve the Nation’s Cybersecurity

May 13, 2021

Via: Security Affairs

President Biden signed an executive order this week to improve the country’s defenses against cyberattacks, it is an important move that comes shortly after the recent wave of attacks, such as the SolarWinds supply chain attack and the Colonial Pipeline […]


Application security, Privacy protection, Security

Apple Removed 95,000 Fraudulent Applications From App Store in 2020

May 12, 2021

Via: Security Week

The company’s App Review team last year rejected roughly 200,000 applications that either contained hidden features or which were found to be spam, copycats, or attempting to trick users into making purchases. An additional 95,000 apps were removed for violating […]


Cyber-crime, Malware, Mobile, Mobile security

TeaBot Android banking Trojan targets banks in Europe

May 12, 2021

Via: Security Affairs

Malware experts from the Italian cybersecurity firm Cleafy have spotted a new Android banking trojan dubbed TeaBot (aka Anatsa) that is targeting banks in Spain, Germany, Italy, Belgium, and the Netherlands. TeaBot malware appeared in the threat landscape at the […]


Mobile, Wireless security

U.S Intelligence Agencies Warn About 5G Network Weaknesses

May 11, 2021

Via: The Hacker News

Inadequate implementation of telecom standards, supply chain threats, and weaknesses in systems architecture could pose major cybersecurity risks to 5G networks, potentially making them a lucrative target for cybercriminals and nation-state adversaries to exploit for valuable intelligence. The analysis, which […]


Threats & Malware, Virus & Malware

Oil Pipeline Ransomware Attack: Shutdown & Aftermath

May 10, 2021

Via: SecureWorld

It is a key piece of America’s critical infrastructure that helps people go places. And it helps the United States defend itself. Colonial Pipeline delivers nearly 40% of the fuel consumed by the east coast. This includes diesel fuel, jet […]


Cloud security, Security

Microsoft Pledges to Store European Cloud Data in EU

May 6, 2021

Via: Security Week

Microsoft’s European clients have long been concerned over the legal status of data they store with US companies in the cloud and the extent to which they could be scrutinized by US authorities. Those worries came to a head last […]


Cyber warfare, Cyber-crime, Malware

Russian nuclear subs come under malware attack

May 6, 2021

Via: Panda Security

Although it rarely makes the headlines, national governments around the world are fighting constant battles online against criminal hacking groups. Often sponsored by other governments, these groups work to destabilise economies, damage critical civilian infrastructure like power networks – and […]


Threats & Malware, Virus & Malware

DHS Secretary: Small Businesses Hard-Hit by Ransomware

May 6, 2021

Via: DataBreach Today

About 50% to 70% of all ransomware attacks in the U.S. are targeting small and medium-sized businesses, costing the victims an estimated total of $350 million in the last year, Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas said Wednesday in a […]