Latest Press Releases

 

Jul 28, 2019

Anomali Uncovers Chinese APT Shared Supply Chain Threat Actors Developing, Selling Exploits Used in Commodity Malware Campaigns

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., -- Anomali, a leader in threat intelligence, today published its latest cyber threat intelligence research blog. As part of its ongoing Royal Road Weaponizer analysis, the Anomali Threat Research Team confirmed that specific Chi..... READ MORE


Jul 28, 2019

Chrome 76 blocks websites from detecting incognito mode

Have you ever bypassed a website paywall using a browser’s privacy mode? It used to be a simple hack to read an article without registering, paying, or logging in to the publisher’s website. But subscription-based websites caught on. Now,..... READ MORE


Jul 28, 2019

Hacked Bulgarian database reaches online forums

Data on millions of people stolen from the Bulgarian government has already popped up on hacker trading forums. A hacker originally stole the data from the National Revenue Agency (NRA), which is part of Bulgaria’s Ministry of Finance, sending ..... READ MORE


Jul 27, 2019

Big password hole in iOS 13 beta spotted by testers

A security clanger has been spotted in the current beta version of iOS 13 which allows anyone to access a user’s stored web and app passwords without having to authenticate. Affecting iOS 13 public beta 2, developer beta 3, and iPadOS..... READ MORE


Jul 27, 2019

OpSec Security Teams with Consero for Brand Protection & Anti-Counterfeiting Executive Roundtable

LANCASTER, Pa., -- OpSec Security, the global leader in anti-counterfeiting and brand protection solutions, has partnered with Consero in sponsoring their exclusive Brand Protection & Anti-Counterfeiting Executive Roundtable. Consero Group i..... READ MORE


Jul 27, 2019

New IPS Architecture Uses Network Flow Data for Analysis

Can a stream of data intended for network performance monitoring be the basis of network security? One company says the answer is 'yes.'   Network control and management components communicate with one another through flows — inf..... READ MORE


Jul 27, 2019

Owl Cyber Defense Appoints Brian Romansky as Chief Technology Officer to Lead Advanced Technology Development

Danbury, CT, -- Owl Cyber Defense Solutions, LLC (“Owl”), the global market leader in data diode network cybersecurity solutions, announced today the appointment of Brian Romansky as Chief Technology Officer (CTO). In this role, Roma..... READ MORE


Jul 27, 2019

Analysis of the US and EU5 Hospital Operating Room (OR) Products and Solutions Market, 2017

NEW YORK,-- Transforming OR Product Lines to OR Efficacy Solutions The key issue being debated in the healthcare industry today is how to transform a seemingly simple operating room (OR) into a technology-fueled, infection-free, and sleek s..... READ MORE


Jul 26, 2019

New York City moves to protect citizens’ location data

New York City is considering a law that could stop cellphone carriers and smartphone app vendors from selling their location data. The bill would ban anyone from collecting and sharing location data from mobile phones in the city, imposing ..... READ MORE


Jul 26, 2019

Android Spyware Has Ties to Election Interference

Recently revealed surveillance-ware comes from a consultant with close ties to Russia's GRU who was sanctioned by the US for election-tampering.   A newly discovered Android malware strain has been tied to a US-sanctioned contractor with close c..... READ MORE


Jul 26, 2019

Senate Report: US Election Security 'Sorely Lacking' in 2016

WASHINGTON — The Senate Intelligence Committee released abipartisan report Thursday on Russian election interference that found the U.S. election infrastructure was unprepared to combat “extensive activity” by Russia that began..... READ MORE


Jul 26, 2019

South Africans shivering in the dark after file-scrambling nasty hits Johannesburg power biz

The city of Johannesburg in South Africa is battling to get electricity to some customers left in the dark by a ransomware infection. Utility company City Power today confirmed news reports that file-scrambling malware had invaded and ..... READ MORE


Jul 26, 2019

Backdoors won't weaken your encryption, wails FBI boss. And he's right. They won't – they'll fscking torpedo it

FBI head honcho Christopher Wray is rather peeved that you all think the US government is trying to weaken cryptography, privacy, and online security, by demanding backdoors in encryption software. During a session at the International Conference on ..... READ MORE


Jul 26, 2019

Young Offenders Get a Second Chance to "Hack_Right"

Police officers from the UK and the Netherlands announced a new campaign that would allow first-time cybercrime offenders to learn from their mistakes through a program called Hack_Right, according to Cyberscoop.   At the International..... READ MORE


Jul 26, 2019

Campaign Targets Government IT in Eastern Asia

A cyberattack campaign using malicious RTF documents has been targeting government IT agencies in Eastern Asia, according to research published today by Proofpoint.   Dubbed Operation LagTime IT, the malicious documents delivers custom..... READ MORE


Jul 26, 2019

How Will Brexit Affect Cybersecurity for UK Organizations?

As a vendor, Tripwire gets asked a lot of questions from customers and potential clients about how developments in the wider world might affect digital security. One of those forces that’s on everyone’s mind is Brexit. Representative..... READ MORE


Jul 25, 2019

Facebook admits to Messenger Kids security hole

Facebook was red-faced this week after admitting to a loophole in its child-focused Messenger Kids system. The company was found apologizing to parents via email after a hole in the supposed closed-loop messaging system allowed children to join group..... READ MORE


Jul 25, 2019

NSA to Form New Cybersecurity Directorate

Anne Neuberger will lead the directorate, which aims to bring together the NSA's offensive and defensive operations.   The National Security Agency announced plans to form a cybersecurity directorate later this year as part of a larger initiativ..... READ MORE


Jul 25, 2019

With Data Breach Costs, Time is Money

The sooner a company can detect and respond to an incident, the less likely they are to pay for it, a new IBM-Ponemon study finds.   One of the main takeaways from IBM's latest annual data breach report, released this week, is that a strong inci..... READ MORE


Jul 25, 2019

New Android Spyware Created by Russian Defense Contractor Found in the Wild

Cybersecurity researchers have uncovered a new piece of mobile surveillance malware believed to be developed by a Russian defense contractor that has been sanctioned for interfering with the 2016 U.S. presidential election.Dubbed Monokle, the mo..... READ MORE


Jul 25, 2019

Louisiana School Systems Cyber Attacked; Emergency Declared

Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards has issued an emergency declaration after malware attacks against three school systems in the state have been detected. Edwards didn’t provide details about the attacks affecting school systems in Sabine and More..... READ MORE


Jul 25, 2019

U.S. Warns of 5G Wireless Network Security Risks

The U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) this week released an infographic underlining some of the risk factors associated with 5G wireless networks. Building upon existing 4G Long-Term Evolution (LTE) infrastructure, 5G is de..... READ MORE


Jul 25, 2019

Cybercrime Costs Global Economy $2.9m Per Minute

In just one minute on the internet, $2.9 million is lost to cybercrime, according to the annual Evil Internet Minute report from RiskIQ.  After analyzing proprietary research and data derived from the volume of malicious activity ..... READ MORE


Jul 25, 2019

Netography Launches Open Beta of Distributed IPS Service

Network security company Netography on Tuesday announced the launch of its first service, advertised as a new type of intrusion prevention system (IPS). Distributed IPS, which is currently in open beta, is described by the company as the ne..... READ MORE


Jul 25, 2019

In Person Security Awareness Training Company to Present at Cybersecurity Workshop in Jamaica

BOCA RATON, FL /CFISA (The Center For Information and Security Awareness), based in Boca Raton, Florida, has announced that their CEO and Founder Michael Levin will be in person presenting at a cybersecurity workshop on July 24thand 25th, 2019 at the..... READ MORE


Jul 24, 2019

SharePoint Online scam – sadly, phishing’s not dead

Most of us can recognise most spam when we see it – emails we didn’t ask for from companies we’ve never heard of selling us products we aren’t interested in at price points we simply couldn’t care less about. Having said..... READ MORE


Jul 24, 2019

Programmer from hell plants logic bombs to guarantee future work

If you’ve spent any time working with computer programmers then you’ve probably been part of a project that, for one reason or another, just seems to have too many bugs. No matter what you do, you can’t make progress: there’s ..... READ MORE


Jul 24, 2019

CISA Warns Public About the Risks of 5G

Vulnerabilities include everything from physical risks through the supply chain to business risks.   5G wireless networks are coming and the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) wants everyone to be aware of the risks that com..... READ MORE


Jul 24, 2019

A New 'Arbitrary File Copy' Flaw Affects ProFTPD Powered FTP Servers

A German security researcher has publicly disclosed details of a serious vulnerability in one of the most popular FTP server applications, which is currently being used by more than one million servers worldwide.The vulnerable software in question is..... READ MORE


Jul 24, 2019

Four Arrested Over Hacking of Brazil Justice Minister's Phone

Brazilian federal police arrested four people Tuesday over the hacking of cell phones belonging to Justice Minister Sergio Moro and prosecutors involved in a massive corruption probe. The arrests come after an investigative website last month began p..... READ MORE