Cyberattack Disrupts Services at Ecuador’s Largest Bank

Customers of Ecuador’s largest bank continued to experience service disruptions on Friday following a cyberattack on the institution several days earlier. read more more…

Cyberattack Disrupts Services at Ecuador’s Largest Bank

Customers of Ecuador’s largest bank continued to experience service disruptions on Friday following a cyberattack on the institution several days earlier. read more more…

Twitch Says Hack Impacted ‘Small Fraction of Users’

Amazon-owned live streaming service Twitch on Friday shared another update on the recent data breach. The company says it’s confident that only a “small fraction of users” are affected and that customer impact is minimal. The company said the breach was a result of a server configuration change that allowed the hackers to gain access […] more…

LANtenna hack spies on your data from across the room! (Sort of)

Are your network cables acting as undercover wireless transmitters? What can you do if they are? more…

LANtenna hack spies on your data from across the room! (Sort of)

Are your network cables acting as undercover wireless transmitters? What can you do if they are? more…

LANtenna hack spies on your data from across the room! (Sort of)

Are your network cables acting as undercover wireless transmitters? What can you do if they are? more…

LANtenna hack spies on your data from across the room! (Sort of)

Are your network cables acting as undercover wireless transmitters? What can you do if they are? more…

Experts call Apple’s CSAM scheme ‘a dangerous technology’

Apple’s decision to postpone introduction of its controversial client-side scanning (CSS) CSAM-detection system looks like an even better idea amid news governments already want to use the controversial tools for other forms of surveillance. A ‘dangerous technology’ In a new report, an influential group of 14 internationally reputed security researchers have said such plans represent a […] more…

Russia-Linked TA505 Back at Targeting Financial Institutions

Russia-linked threat actor TA505 has been observed using a lightweight Office file for malware distribution in a new campaign targeting financial institutions in multiple geographies. The attacks target organizations across multiple sectors in Canada, the United States, Hong Kong, Europe, and more, and have seen low detection rates in Google’s VirusTotal scanning engine. read more more…

Nations Vow to Combat Ransomware at US-Led Summit

Over two dozen nations resolved Thursday to battle collectively against the global and escalating threat posed by cyber-extortionists, following a Washington-led anti-ransomware summit. read more more…

Ransomware Hit SCADA Systems at 3 Water Facilities in U.S.

U.S. Warns of Attacks Targeting IT and OT Systems in Water Facilities read more more…

Researchers Disclose New Side-Channel Attacks Affecting All AMD CPUs

Researchers have disclosed the details of new timing and power-based side-channel attacks that affect all CPUs made by AMD, but the chipmaker says no new mitigations are necessary. read more more…

Deepfence Open Sources Vulnerability Mapping Tool ‘ThreatMapper’

Cloud and container security company Deepfence this week announced the open source availability of ThreatMapper, a tool designed to help organizations scan for, map, and rank application vulnerabilities. By performing post-deployment scans of applications and infrastructure, the platform seeks to identify emerging threats in both first-party and third-party solutions. read more more…

Juniper Networks Patches Over 70 Vulnerabilities

Networking and cybersecurity solutions provider Juniper Networks this week released more than 40 security advisories to describe over 70 vulnerabilities that affect the company’s products. read more more…

S Korea Seeks Interpol Notice for Two Cyber Gang Leaders

South Korea said Friday it’s asked Interpol for help to arrest two foreigners it alleges played a leading role in cyberattacks and large-scale extortion that targeted South Korean and U.S. companies. read more more…

Windows 11 and the need for better BIOS integration

Disclosure:  The vendors listed are clients of the author. Microsoft DOS and then Windows have gone through several evolutions over the years. When Windows first arrived, it was a User Interface (UI) shell on top of DOS. Then Windows 95 absorbed DOS to create something new — but didn’t include security. Windows 8 tried to […] more…

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