Cyber Security News

Joseph Shenouda's blog on Cyber Security, updated every 5 minutes

NSO Group: Facebook tried to license our spyware to snoop on its own addicts – the same spyware it’s suing us over

Antisocial network sought surveillance tech to boost its creepy Onavo Protect app, it is claimed NSO Group – sued by Facebook for developing Pegasus spyware that targeted WhatsApp users – this week claimed Facebook tried to license the very same surveillance software to snoop on its own social-media addicts.…

Cyber security experts form COVID-19 taskforce to combat ransomware attacks

Cybersecurity experts across 65 countries have teamed up to combat ransomware attacks on hospitals during the coronavirus outbreak. Giving themselves the moniker of COVID-19 CTI League, the group has come together to protect the technological infrastructure of frontline medical resources from hackers during the pandemic. The COVID-19 CTI League touts

Cure worse than disease? Patching riskier under COVID-19 work-from-home policies

Patch management was challenging enough before the world was upended by a rapidly spreading pandemic. But with security teams working remotely, and employee-operated devices dispersed across large distances, quickly prioritizing and fixing critical vulnerabilities has become both more difficult and more important. As the 2017 Equifax breach showed, delays

Secured By miniOrange