Cyberattack News, Articles and Updates
The Android.Lockerscreen ransomware is now using pseudorandom numbers and other tactics to prevent victims from unlocking devices without paying.
Tesla has releases a major firmware update in response to a video posted by a group of Chinese researchers that displayed a series of vulnerabilities the electric car company's vehicles.
Malwarebytes researchers spotted a large malvertising campaign delivering the RIG exploit kit on popular sites including answers(dot)com.
Avast researchers examined some of the marketing tactics used by Janus Cybercrime Solution, the cybergang behind the Petya and Mischa
For the second time this year, Discover Financial Services reported a set of data breaches on the same day to the California Attorney General's Office.
While the information stored in internet of thing (IoT) devices is still valuable, researchers spotted an increase in attacks targeting IoT devices.
While it might not include the Death Star cyber warfare among the stars is almost inevitable.
The number of malicious apps leveraging top UK brands has grown by 130 percent year on year.
The White House has announced a cyber-security breach, as a purported photocopy of Michelle Obama's passport appears online.
As yet another well-known consumer brand falls victim to 'old version syndrome' and serves up malware to its customers; we ask, why lessons aren't being learned?
CyberArk's 10th annual Global Advanced Threat Landscape Survey conducts research on global enterprises and whether they are learning from cyber-attacks and what priorities are being influenced.
Researchers claim they were able to crack into Tesla's CAN Bus to achieve remote control of the electric car and the DoT just issued a new policy concerning automated vehicles.
A Tripwire survey found IT staffers in the energy sector frequently don't have the data needed to see if their assumptions on how their security apparatus function are correct.
The attacks targeted major companies that provide internet infrastructure and appear to have probed the companies' defenses to determine capabilities.
Vectra Networks is claiming that attackers are turning their attention to data centres. Are our data centres as secure as we think they are?
Millions of Russians are still losing personal data online thanks to using vulnerable websites and being hacked.
On average, a single cyber-security incident now costs large businesses US $861,000 (£652,000). Meanwhile, small and medium businesses (SMBs) pay $86,500 (£65,500).
Two North Carolina men were arrested Thursday for their alleged roles in hacking senior U.S. government officials and computer systems.
Bloggers using the WordPress platform are "strongly encouraged" to update their sites immediately to address persistent XSS issues.
As the November election nears, Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton Monday accused the Kremlin of wanting to interfere with the U.S. election.
The hacking group, also known as 'Lion Soldiers Team,' announced this weekend that the group attacked the airport in response to the "racism" of airport officials.
Pokemon Go is once again in the news this time with researchers warning users about a new ransomware variant targeting users.
India and the UK have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for close cooperation on counter cyber-attacks faced by these countries.
Paypal users are being lured into clicking on a malicious link embedded in a tweet that appears to come from the financial transaction service.
FBI Director James Comey reached out to businesses asking for his agency to be included in their cybersecurity plans and broached the lightning rod topic of encryption during a speech at the 2016 Symantec Government Symposium.
An independent researcher found a way to theoretically take over random Facebook accounts by forcing millions of user password resets and then brute-forcing each reset request to check for a specific six-digit authorization code.
The same cybergang that launched attacks against the Pentagon, State Department and DNC is also believed to have targeted Russia-focused think tanks in the U.S.
Proofpoint researchers spot new variants of the Ursnif trojan dubbed "Dreambot," some of which now include Tor communication capabilities and or P2P functionality.
U.S. CIO Tony Scott promoted a $3 billion proposal to modernize government technologywhile speaking at an annual summit.
SC Magazine Articles
- Microsoft Office 365 hit with massive Cerber ransomware attack, report
- CEO sacked after aircraft company grounded by whaling attack
- DōTERRA breach exposes customer info; including SS, DOB, and addresses
- Some U.S. Bancorp workers' W-2 info exposed in ADP data breach
- Federal court bucks trend, rules general liability insurance covers data breach
- Report on POS campaign provides peek into scalable tactics of cybercrime duo
- Yahoo! data breach likely exceeds 500 million records
- Boards taking more cyber seriously, driven by regulatory requirements, report finds
- Curtain closes on Ransomware Encryptor RaaS, but with master key
- BIND update fixes high-severity flaw affecting ICS, as CERT releases update to CSET tool