Texas calls in cyber security help Upstream Online The co-ordinated assault from “one single threat actor” saw 23 government entities hit with a ransomware attack on Saturday afternoon.
On Tuesday of this week, one of the more popular underground stores peddling credit and debit card data stolen from hacked merchants announced a blockbuster new sale: More than 5.3 million new accounts belonging to cardholders from 35 U.S. states. Multiple sources now tell KrebsOnSecurity that the card data came
Disclaimer: No advertisers were harmed in making this project On Thursday, Google reminded everyone who might have forgotten that “privacy is paramount to us” and announced an initiative called “Privacy Sandbox” that proposes paving over a few privacy pitfalls without suffocating its ad business.…
Texas ransomware attacks show big gaps in cyber defenses — expect more like them CNBC Local governments commonly share single *service* providers, making many vulnerable at once. On top of this, ransomware has often been used to mask more …
Cyber Security Experts Warn Parents About Posting Back-to-School Pictures on Social Media Index-Journal It`s back-to-school time for kids across the country, so cyber security experts are warning parents about pictures of their children they post on Facebook.
Borger and Keene confirmed they are among the 22 municipalities in Texas that were hit with ransomware attacks last weekend. “Keene is working with law enforcement to resolve a cyber incident that impacted servers statewide,” the city said on its Facebook page, explaining that online payment was down and there
Cybercriminals are upping the ante when it comes to compromising websites with Magecart payment card skimmers, as evidence by the recent discovery of two infected web domains used by poker enthusiasts. A Malwarebytes blog post this week identified the two affected web pages as pokertracker.com and its subdomain pt4pokertracker.com. Both
A new type of Android-centric spyware has been found that is capable of avoiding Google’s app-vetting process. Malicious actors have placed the spyware in an app, called Radio Balouch, aka RB Music, which does in fact deliver on its advertised promise of playing Balouchi-style music, a traditional music that encompasses
As SC Media celebrates its 30th anniversary, we asked luminary Catherine Allen, chairman and CEO of Shared Assessments and CEO of the Santa Fe Group to look back on her 30-plus years in the industry and talk about some of the strides women have made. Catherine Allen Catherine A. Allen,
MSPs are the Holy Grail for Cybercriminals–Are You Protected? Channel Futures For cybercriminals, MSPs can provide unfettered admin access to many customer networks, putting a larger number of organizations at risk. Learn what MSPs …
Google introduced a new initiative that it hopes will fight shady online advertising practices such as digital fingerprinting.
Is Your Real Estate Firm Cyber Safe? D Magazine Best practices and tips to stay ahead of the game on online threats.
Your application security testing tool just got acquired. Now what? Security Boulevard A cyber security acquisition can be a great deal for investors, but what about users? Here’s what to do if your application security tool has been acquired.
Recently disclosed vulnerabilities affecting enterprise virtual private network (VPN) products from Fortinet and Pulse Secure have been exploited in the wild, a researcher reported on Thursday. read more
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Vietnam emerges as the country affected the most by Microsoft SQL Server attacks that leverage malicious jobs, a new report from Kaspersky reveals. read more
Rep. Joaquín Castro: Federal Cybersecurity Legislation ‘Needs to Happen’ Rivard Report A week after more than 20 local governments in Texas were attacked in a ransomware event, U.S. Rep. Joaquin Castro said it’s time for legislators to act.
Vulnerabilities that Cisco Talos security researchers have discovered in various Aspose APIs could allow a remote attacker to execute code on affected machines. read more
US Senators Markey and Blumenthal Ask Federal Safety Regulators If Carmakers Reported Cyber Security Risks, To Respond To Consumer Watchdog’s “Kill Switch” Report StreetInsider.com WASHINGTON, Aug. 22, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — United States Senators Ed Markey and Richard Blumenthal today wrote the National Highway Traffic Safety …
US Senators Markey and Blumenthal Ask Federal Safety Regulators If Carmakers Reported Cyber Security Risks, To Respond To Consumer Watchdog’s “Kill Switch” Report PRNewswire WASHINGTON, Aug. 22, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — United States Senators Ed Markey and Richard Blumenthal today wrote the National Highway Traffic Safety …