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Aug 01, 2019

iMessage bug could have allowed attackers to read data from any iPhone

Google’s Project Zero has unveiled details of a bug in Apple’s iMessage that lets attackers read data from an iPhone without any user interaction. The bug is one of four revealed by Project Zero researcher Natalie Silvanovich that Apple&n..... READ MORE


Aug 01, 2019

‘Urgent/11’ flaws affect 200 million devices – from routers to elevators

Researchers at Armis Labs have discovered 11 potentially serious security flaws affecting the Wind River VxWorks real-time operating system (RTOS), described by the company as “the most widely used operating system you may never have ..... READ MORE


Jul 31, 2019

Steps to Safeguard Against Ransomware Attacks

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), Multi-State Information Sharing & Analysis Center (MS-ISAC), National Governors Association (NGA), and the National Association of State Chief Information Officers (NASCIO) have release..... READ MORE


Jul 31, 2019

#CyberSecuredForum: Dealing With Convergence

The biggest challenges in dealing with the convergence of physical and cybersecurity are culture, language, perception and budget, according to Mark Weatherford, global information security strategist at Booking Holdings, who delivered the keyno..... READ MORE


Jul 31, 2019

#CyberSecuredForum: A View From the CISO

Enterprises in the midst of digital transformation are finding that physical security and its convergence with cyber and information security requires that they consider new approaches to risk management, according to a panel of industry leaders..... READ MORE


Jul 31, 2019

US Government Issues Light Aircraft Cyber Alert

The US-CERT has been forced to issue an ICS alert after a security researcher revealed major cybersecurity shortcomings in small aircraft which could enable attackers to cause crashes.   The issues lie with the CAN bus networks, a common feature..... READ MORE


Jul 31, 2019

Google Researchers Disclose PoCs for 4 Remotely Exploitable iOS Flaws

Google's cybersecurity researchers have finally disclosed details and proof-of-concept exploits for 4 out of 5 security vulnerabilities that could allow remote attackers to target Apple iOS devices just by sending a maliciously-crafted message over i..... READ MORE


Jul 31, 2019

Critical Flaws in 'OXID eShop' Software Expose eCommerce Sites to Hacking

If your e-commerce website runs on the OXID eShop platform, you need to update it immediately to prevent your site from becoming compromised.Cybersecurity researchers have discovered a pair of critical vulnerabilities in OXID eShop e-commerce so..... READ MORE


Jul 31, 2019

BlueKeep Exploits Appear as Security Firms Continue to Worry About Cyberattack

The lack of an attack has puzzled some security experts, but the general advice remains that companies should patch their vulnerable systems more quickly.     When Microsoft originally issued an alert for a remotely exploitable software fla..... READ MORE


Jul 31, 2019

Hackers target Telegram accounts through voicemail backdoor

As politicians should know by now, secure messaging apps such as Telegram can quickly become a double-edged sword. On the one hand, a growing number of governments are so worried about its security capabilities, they try to ban the app. On the o..... READ MORE


Jul 31, 2019

Apple iOS Flaw Could Give Attacker Access via iMessage

Google Project Zero researchers found an iOS vulnerability that could let an attacker snoop on a victim's phone remotely.   Apple's most recent update to iOS wasn't simply to add features: It also patched a significant vulnerability discovered b..... READ MORE


Jul 31, 2019

Capital One breach – 100 million users’ data stolen

Global financial services company Capital One has just announced a massive data breach: The breach notification starts in general terms: Capital One Financial Corporation announced today that on July 19, 2019, it determined there was unauthori..... READ MORE


Jul 30, 2019

Android exploit code emerges, ransomware goes south, Citrix calls off hack probe, and more

Louisiana declares state of emergency over ransomware A massive ransomware infection spreading among Louisiana school districts has caused the governor to declare a state of emergency – a designation usually reserved for natural disasters or wi..... READ MORE


Jul 30, 2019

Save the Date: 2019 CISA Cybersecurity Summit

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) will be hosting the 2019 CISA Cybersecurity Summit from September 18-20, 2019, at National Harbor, MD. This summit will provide a forum for critical infrastructure stakeholders to discuss cu..... READ MORE


Jul 30, 2019

Trinity Cyber Secures $23 Million in Funding

Cybersecurity services and solutions startup Trinity Cyber announced on Monday that it has raised $23 million through a funding round led by Intel Capital.  The Bowie, Maryland-based company says it is taking new approach to cybersecur..... READ MORE


Jul 30, 2019

NAS targeted by brute force ransomware attacks

Network Attached Storage (NAS) company Synology has issued an urgent warning for owners to check their box’s security settings after it emerged cybercriminals are targeting numerous NAS vendors with a new wave of ransomware. At first ..... READ MORE


Jul 30, 2019

How effective is your security operations center?

While the SOC is considered an essential or important component of business, most security professionals rate their SOC’s effectiveness as low, and 49 percent say it is not fully aligned with business needs, according to a survey cond..... READ MORE


Jul 30, 2019

How to secure your data as you go digital

To scale more efficiently and serve customers better, companies are moving more workloads and services to the cloud. According to IDG, 37 percent of companies are increasing their digital business, and 45 percent are in the process of becom..... READ MORE


Jul 30, 2019

Series of Zero-Day Vulnerabilities Could Endanger 200 Million Devices

Vulnerabilities in VxWorks' TCP stack could allow an attacker to execute random code, launch a DoS attack, or use the vulnerable system to attack other devices.   A series of vulnerabilities in a real-time operating system (RTOS) could leave up ..... READ MORE


Jul 30, 2019

Capital One Data Breach Affects 106 Million Customers; Hacker Arrested

Another week, another massive data breach.Capital One, the fifth-largest U.S. credit-card issuer and banking institution, has recently suffered a data breach exposing the personal information of more than 100 million credit card applicants in the Uni..... READ MORE


Jul 30, 2019

4 Network Security Mistakes Bound to Bite You

Just like sharks off the Florida coast, encrypted threats are lurking in network traffic. And as the volume of transport layer security (TLS) encrypted traffic rises exponentially, organizations become even more vulnerable to attacks. Ouch! We a..... READ MORE


Jul 30, 2019

Critical Flaws Found in VxWorks RTOS That Powers Over 2 Billion Devices

Security researchers have discovered almost a dozen zero-day vulnerabilities in VxWorks, one of the most widely used real-time operating systems (RTOS) for embedded devices that powers over 2 billion devices across aerospace, defense, industrial, med..... READ MORE


Jul 30, 2019

Microsoft preps to purge its cloud access security broker of shonky crypto protocols TLS 1.0, 1.1

Transport Level Security (TLS) 1.0 and 1.1 is to be axed for users of Microsoft Cloud App Security (MCAS) from 8 September as the company shores up security with a requirement for TLS 1.2+. It has been a while coming. The company announced that ..... READ MORE


Jul 29, 2019

Ransomware hits Louisiana schools; state of emergency declared

Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards on Wednesday declared a state of emergency after three public school districts were seized by ransomware. According to local news station KSLA, one of the affected school districts, Sabine Parish in ..... READ MORE


Jul 29, 2019

As the world secures itself, so do crims: Encrypted malware on the rise, warns Sonicwall

Scanning of random ports and the use of encrypted malware by online criminals is on the rise, according to a threat report by Sonicwall. By the end of 2018, around 20 per cent of all malware attacks (based on Sonicwall’s sampling of w..... READ MORE


Jul 29, 2019

Cloud adoption and security are not mutually exclusive

As organizations continue to adopt cloud services to achieve their desired business objectives, many don’t realize that the thing that makes cloud computing great – speed, agility, easy implementation and scalability – als..... READ MORE


Jul 29, 2019

Android devices could be hacked by playing a video due to CVE-2019-2107 flaw

Watch out! Playing a video on Android devices could be a dangerous operation due to a critical CVE-2019-2107 RCE flaw in Android OS between version 7.0 and 9.0. Playing a specially-crafted video on devices with the Android’s native video ..... READ MORE


Jul 29, 2019

Crooks used rare Steganography technique to hack fully patched websites in Latin America

Experts at Trustwave observed threat actors using a rare technique to compromise fully patched websites. Security experts at Trustwave observed threat actors using a rare steganography technique, attackers are hiding PHP scripts in Ex..... READ MORE


Jul 29, 2019

The rise of biometrics and passwordless security

Whether you realize it or not, our current era of mobile and cloud computing can be defined, both positively and negatively, by shared secrets. Shared secrets — passwords, authentication, and legacy multi-factor authentication — is the sy..... READ MORE


Jul 28, 2019

Carbon Black to Announce Second Quarter 2019 Financial Results on Thursday, August 1, 2019

WALTHAM, Mass.,  -- Carbon Black (NASDAQ: CBLK), a leader in cloud-native endpoint protection, today announced that it will report its second quarter 2019 financial results for the period ended June 30, 2019 after the U.S. financial ma..... READ MORE