Hackers are actively trying to steal passwords from two widely used VPNs

Hackers are actively trying to steal passwords from two widely used VPNs l33tdawg Mon, 08/26/2019 – 04:42 more…

Tracking online hate groups reveals why they’re resilient to bans

Tracking online hate groups reveals why they’re resilient to bans l33tdawg Mon, 08/26/2019 – 04:42 more…

Linux on your laptop: A closer look at EFI boot options

Linux on your laptop: A closer look at EFI boot options l33tdawg Mon, 08/26/2019 – 04:42 more…

Ellen DeGeneres Instagram Hack: What You Can Do to Protect Your Account

Today was not an easy morning for Ellen DeGeneres. She woke to find that her Instagram account was briefly hacked according to the talk show host’s twitter and Yahoo Entertainment. A series of giveaways offering free Tesla cars, Mac Books, and more, were posted to the talk show host’s account last night. After seeing the […] more…

Clicks & Cliques: How to Help Your Daughter Deal with Mean Girls Online

According to a new report released by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), mean girls are out in force online. Data shows that girls report three times as much harassment online (21%) as boys (less than 7%). While the new data does not specify the gender of the aggressors, experts say most girls are bullied […] more…

Vulnerability Found in SimpleMDM Apple Device Management Solution

An XML external entity (XXE) vulnerability has been found and patched in the SimpleMDM Apple device management solution, but the researcher who found the flaw and the vendor disagree on its impact. SimpleMDM is an increasingly popular mobile device management (MDM) solution used by companies such as FedEx, Deloitte and the Discovery Channel. read more more…

Cyberattacks on Texas Cities Put Other Governments on Guard

Cyberattacks that recently crippled nearly two dozen Texas cities have put other local governments on guard, offering the latest evidence that hackers can halt routine operations by locking up computers and public records and demanding steep ransoms. read more more…

Kubernetes Patches Recent HTTP/2 Vulnerabilities

Software updates released by Kubernetes this week address HTTP/2 implementation vulnerabilities that were disclosed earlier this month.  read more more…

US Wants Woman Accused in Capital One Hack to Stay Locked Up

A woman accused of hacking Capital One and at least 30 other organizations is a flight risk, a threat and should be kept locked up until her trial, U.S. prosecutors said in court documents filed ahead of a Friday detention hearing in Seattle. read more more…

Lights, Camera, Cybersecurity: What You Need to Know About the MoviePass Breach

If you’re a frequent moviegoer, there’s a chance you may have used or are still using movie ticket subscription service and mobile app MoviePass. The service is designed to let film fanatics attend a variety of movies for a convenient price, however, it has now made data convenient for cybercriminals to potentially get ahold of. […] more…

Asruex Malware Exploits Old vulnerabilities to Infect PDF, Word Docs

A recently observed variant of the Asruex backdoor acts as an infector by targeting old vulnerabilities in Microsoft Office and Adobe Reader and Acrobat 9.x, Trend Micro reports.  read more more…

New Tool From Cisco Hunts Flaws in Automotive Computers

Cisco has released a new hardware tool designed to help researchers, developers and automakers discover vulnerabilities in automobile computers.  read more more…

U.S. Charges 80 in Massive Online Fraud Scheme

The United States Department of Justice this week unsealed an indictment that charges 80 defendants, most of them Nigerians, for their roles in a massive fraud and money laundering scheme.  read more more…

Black Hat 2019: Bounties, Breaches and Deepfakes, Oh My!

Black Hat 2019 recently wrapped in Las Vegas, where somewhere between 15,000 and 20,000 experts descended to experience the latest developments in the world of cybersecurity. While we saw the expected releases of new threat research, vulnerabilities and breakdowns on nation-state level attacks, the reason I, and many others, attend this annual conference is to […] more…

Classification Concerns Over FISMA Report on Improving Agency Cybersecurity

The Federal Information Security Modernization Act (FISMA) annual report to Congress for full year 2018 indicates considerable success in improving the cybersecurity of federal agencies. read more more…

Instagram phishing uses 2FA as a lure

If the phishing page looks OK, and it has an HTTPS padlock, how are you supposed to spot phishes these days? Read our tips… more…

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