by Graham CLULEY, from HotForSecurity , on 13.04.2021
Company hit with ransomware was unable to deliver food to supermarkets Firmand#8217;s director says he suspects hackers exploited Microsoft Exchange Server flaw Shoppers at Dutch supermarkets may have noticed that some cheeses were in short supply last week, and it was cybercriminals who are to blame. Branches of Albert Heijn, the largest supermarket chain in [and#8230;] read more
by Alina Bizga, from HotForSecurity , on 13.04.2021
Last Thursday, a Wichita Falls resident was arrested for allegedly attempting to bomb an AWS data center in Virginia. According to the US Department of Justice (DOJ), 28-year Seth Aaron Pendley was detained after a concerned citizen alerted authorities to disturbing statements posted on the MyMilitia.com forum. On March 31, with the help of a [and#8230;] read more
by Eduard BUDACA, from Bitdefender Labs , on 13.04.2021
For about three years, hackers have been stealing cryptocurrency from victims’ Monero wallets using powerful malware delivered through software cracks for popular apps. Cracks and patches have been around since the advent of commercial software. Easy to use and widely available on specialized sharing websites, these small apps let people bypass commercial protections in popular […] read more
by Business Insights , on 13.04.2021
S. Secretary of Homeland Security details Federal Cybersecurity Strategy.
Initial focus on ransomware, workforce, industrial control security.
The federal government needs to take a risk-based, long-term view on cybersecurity. read more
by Silviu STAHIE, from HotForSecurity , on 12.04.2021
A couple of security researchers have identified a critical, zero-day vulnerability in Zoom that allowed them to take control of the remote devices without user interaction. Taking over a remote device, via network, with any input from the victim usually means that itand#8217;s a critical vulnerability. Since researchers just demonstrated the exploit chain, no information [and#8230;] read more
by Alina Bizga, from HotForSecurity , on 12.04.2021
Online habits have changed dramatically over the past year, and adults are not the only ones spending more time online. Since the pandemic hit, limits on screen time for kids were tossed out as they turned to online platforms for school classes, activities, games and entertainment. This increased digital time helped spawn new cyber threats [and#8230;] read more
by Alina Bizga, from HotForSecurity , on 09.04.2021
Fact: Half a billion LinkedIn users are in for an unpleasant surprise, as scraped datasets of their profile information are up for sale right now on an underground forum. The database was auctioned for a four-digit sum (minimum), according to the cyber thief who advertised the trove of user information. To entice buyers, he even [and#8230;] read more
by Filip TRUTA, from HotForSecurity , on 09.04.2021
Police specialists in Belgium managed to crack an encrypted messaging service, revealing detailed information about cocaine shipments into Antwerp, Belgium. Belgian police issued a statement this week saying they seized several shipments of cocaine with a street value of 1.4 billion euros ($1.65 billion) after cracking the encryption algorithm of Sky ECC, a supplier of [and#8230;] read more
by Alina Bizga, from HotForSecurity , on 08.04.2021
Several COVID-19-related scams continue to tease internet users into believing they are about to receive a large sum on behalf of non-existent United Nations programs, Bitdefender Antispam Lab has learned. In all versions of the scam, recipients are told they will get the funds after the necessary arrangements are made with the beneficiary that, of [and#8230;] read more
by Filip TRUTA, from IoT Security Insights , on 08.04.2021
Chinese hackers are secretly installing spy cams, or hacking home surveillance cams, and selling the captured footage online for $3 to $8, depending on the clips’ contents. An investigative report by China’s Henan Television recently exposed the practice of selling footage from smart cams, revealing that hackers have access to thousands of video feeds exposing ...
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