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Mobile, Mobile security

Serious Apple iOS Exploit Enabled Nearby Device Takeover

December 2, 2020

Via: DataBreach Today

Until May, all Apple iOS devices were vulnerable to a “zero-click exploit” that would have allowed hackers to remotely gain complete control. Using the exploit, attackers would have been able to “view all the photos, read all the email, copy […]


Cyber-crime, Phishing

Zoom Impersonation Attacks Aim to Steal Credentials

December 1, 2020

Via: Threat Post

A new Zoom-themed phishing attack is circulating through email, text and social media messages, aiming to steal credentials for the videoconferencing service. The Better Business Bureau (BBB) warned last week that the attack uses Zoom’s logo, and in a message […]


Network security, Security

The Future of Cybersecurity: How to Prepare for a Crisis in 2020 and Beyond

December 1, 2020

Via: Security Intelligence

When it comes to the future of cybersecurity, an ounce of prevention is worth far more than a pound of cure. According to the Ponemon Institute and IBM Security’s 2020 Cost of a Data Breach Report, enterprises that designated an […]


Cyber-crime, Malware

Baltimore County Schools close after a ransomware attack

December 1, 2020

Via: Security Affairs

Baltimore County Schools are still closed following a ransomware attack and unfortunately, at the time of this writing, it is impossible to predict when school will resume. School officials notified state and federal law enforcement agencies, that launched an investigation […]


Cyber-crime, Email security, Phishing, Security

‘Return to Office’ Phishing Emails Aim to Steal Credentials

November 30, 2020

Via: DataBreach Today

Researchers at Abnormal Security have uncovered a credential-stealing phishing campaign that spoofs internal company memos concerning returning to the office. The ongoing campaign is believed to have targeted about 100,000 inboxes, bypassing Google G Suite email security, the researchers say. […]


Cyber-crime, Phishing

8 types of phishing attack and how to identify them

November 24, 2020

Via: CSO Online

Every data breach and online attack seems to involve some kind of phishing attempt to steal password credentials, to launch fraudulent transactions, or to trick someone into downloading malware. Indeed, Verizon’s 2020 Data Breach Investigations Report finds that phishing is […]


Threats & Malware, Vulnerabilities

Belgian security researcher hacks Tesla with Raspberry Pi

November 24, 2020

Via: Computer Weekly

Electric automaker Tesla has rolled out an over-the-air patch for its Model X vehicles after being informed of a serious vulnerability in its keyless entry system, identified by Belgian academics, which could have enabled criminals to circumvent the $100,000 (£82,000/€83,500) […]


Network security, Security

Top COVID-19 security statistics

November 23, 2020

Via: CSO Online

While far from over, the COVID-19 pandemic has had a massive effect on organizations and the security teams that work to protect them. Yet there have been learnings and interesting pieces of information at every stage of the pandemic. Many […]


Cyber-crime, Network security, Phishing, Security

Be Prepared for Increased DDoS Attacks Ahead of Black Friday

November 23, 2020

Via: Security Intelligence

Black Friday is prime time for distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks, especially as retail goes online even more than usual in 2020. Forecasters predict e-commerce sales will soar to new heights this holiday season, increasing by as much as 35% year-over-year. […]


Cyber-crime, Malware

FBI issued an alert on Ragnar Locker ransomware activity

November 23, 2020

Via: Security Affairs

The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) issued a flash alert (MU-000140-MW) to warn private industry partners of an increase of the Ragnar Locker ransomware activity following a confirmed attack from April 2020. The MU-000140-MW flash alert includes indicators of […]