Cyberattacks Top Risk to Business in North America, EAP, Europe: WEF

Mon, 12 Nov 2018 14:28:30 +0000

Cyberattacks are seen as the top risk to doing business in Europe, North America, and the East Asia and Pacific (EAP) region, according to a report published on Monday by the World Economic Forum (WEF). read more

Google Introduces Security Transparency Report for Android

Mon, 12 Nov 2018 13:28:27 +0000

Google last week added a quarterly Android Ecosystem Security Transparency Report to its Transparency Report site.  read more

Phishing Training is a Tool, Not a Solution

Mon, 12 Nov 2018 13:14:53 +0000

If You Find Yourself Frequently Blaming Users for Successful Attacks, You Know Your Security is Not Working read more

France Seeks Global Talks on Cyberspace Security

Mon, 12 Nov 2018 11:55:02 +0000

The French government announced Monday a "Paris Call" for talks to lay out a common framework for ensuring internet security, following a surge in cyberattacks which has dented confidence in global networks. read more

Hackers Exploit Flaw in GDPR Compliance Plugin for WordPress

Mon, 12 Nov 2018 06:54:07 +0000

A critical security flaw affecting a GDPR compliance plugin for WordPress has been exploited in the wild to take control of vulnerable websites, users have been warned. read more

"Inception Attackers" Combine Old Exploit and New Backdoor

Fri, 09 Nov 2018 15:43:09 +0000

A malicious group known as the “Inception” attackers has been using a year-old Office exploit and a new backdoor in recent attacks, Palo Alto Networks security researchers warn. read more

VMware Patches VM Escape Flaw Disclosed at Chinese Hacking Contest

Fri, 09 Nov 2018 15:21:20 +0000

VMware informed customers on Friday that patches are available for a critical virtual machine (VM) escape vulnerability disclosed recently by a researcher at the GeekPwn2018 hacking competition. read more

Flaws in Roche Medical Devices Can Put Patients at Risk

Fri, 09 Nov 2018 14:03:31 +0000

Vulnerabilities discovered in several medical devices made by the diagnostics division of Swiss-based healthcare company Roche can put patients at risk, a cybersecurity firm has warned. read more

Entrust Datacard Acquires Spanish Firm Safelayer

Fri, 09 Nov 2018 11:40:03 +0000

Minneapolis-based identity firm Entrust Datacard has acquired Barcelona, Spain firm Safelayer Secure Communications. Financial details have not been disclosed. read more

Prioritizing Flaws Based on Severity Increasingly Ineffective: Study

Fri, 09 Nov 2018 07:15:25 +0000

The large number of vulnerabilities found every year has made it increasingly difficult for organizations to effectively prioritize the security holes exposing their applications and networks, according to a new report published on Wednesday by Tenable. read more

Adobe ColdFusion Vulnerability Exploited in the Wild

Fri, 09 Nov 2018 06:16:47 +0000

A recently patched remote code execution vulnerability affecting the Adobe ColdFusion web application development platform has been exploited in the wild by one or more threat groups, Volexity warned on Thursday. read more

ForeScout Acquires Industrial Security Firm SecurityMatters for $113 Million in Cash

Thu, 08 Nov 2018 21:45:37 +0000

Network access security firm ForeScout Technologies (NASDAQ:FSCT) announced on Thursday that has acquired operational technology (OT) network security firm SecurityMatters for approximately $113 million in cash. read more

New Spam Botnet Likely Infected 400,000 Devices

Thu, 08 Nov 2018 18:25:38 +0000

A newly discovered botnet that appears designed to send spam emails likely infected around 400,000 machines to date, 360 Netlab security researchers warn. read more

Getting ROI From a Security Advisory Board That Works: Part 1 - Why

Thu, 08 Nov 2018 17:57:11 +0000

The Biggest Mistake People Make With Security Advisory Boards is Not Using Them read more

Several Vulnerabilities Patched in nginx

Thu, 08 Nov 2018 17:10:13 +0000

Updates released this week for the nginx open source web server software address several denial-of-service (DoS) vulnerabilities. read more

DJI Drone Vulnerability Exposed Customer Data, Flight Logs, Photos and Videos

Thu, 08 Nov 2018 14:34:13 +0000

Vulnerability Exposed DJI Customer Data and Drone Flight Logs, Photos and Videos Generated During Drone Flights read more

Man Behind DDoS Attacks on Gaming Companies Pleads Guilty

Thu, 08 Nov 2018 13:54:31 +0000

A 23-year-old man from Utah pleaded guilty this week to launching distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks against several online gaming companies in 2013 and 2014. read more

Default Account Exposes Cisco Switches to Remote Attacks

Thu, 08 Nov 2018 11:03:58 +0000

A default account present in Cisco Small Business switches can allow remote attackers to gain complete access to vulnerable devices. The networking giant has yet to release patches, but a workaround is available. read more

First Came GDPR, Then Comes ePrivacy - What to Expect with Global Data Regulations

Thu, 08 Nov 2018 10:44:52 +0000

Ever since the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into effect on May 25, 2018, many have wondered how the law may evolve and potentially add further regulations. One of these evolutions that is still in early stages is ePrivacy, which was born from the GDPR. read more