Thursday, May 19, 2022

The Pressing Need To Grow The Cyber Workforce

The cybersecurity skills gap has been well documented in recent years, but despite increased awareness of the scale of the problem, the growing demand for cybersecurity skills has meant the size of the challenge has certainly not diminished.

Apple Safari, Microsoft Windows 11 & Teams, Hacked During $800,000 0-Day Fest

In just one day, Apple, Microsoft, Mozilla and Ubuntu all fell to these $800,000 elite hackers during PWN2OWN

Sunday Security Adds A New Level Of Executive Protection

That potential weak point is the organization’s executives, specifically their personal online accounts.

Intel Blazes Security And Software Trails At Intel Vision

Intel shared details of some interesting software-based initiatives—including performance-analytics-as-a-service and "Project Amber"—at its Intel Vision event in Dallas.

Google Cloud Launches ‘SOC Of The Future’

Google Cloud unveiled its vision for the "SOC of the Future" today at the Google Cloud Security Summit.

BalkanID Uses AI To Fight Permission Chaos In The Enterprise

You need to keep track of which employee has access to which application, and you need to be able to change the level of permission as employee assignments and your company needs change.

Apple 0-Day Security Warning For Mac, TV, Watch Users—Attacks Maybe Underway

Apple warns attackers may be exploiting this Mac, TV and Watch zero-day security vulnerability.

iOS 15.5—Apple Issues Massive iPhone Security Update For Millions Of Users

Apple has just dropped iOS 15.5 which comes with a massive slew of crucial security updates. Don't delay, update today.

Eurovision 2022 Final—Russian Hackers Say They Can Stop Ukraine Kalush Orchestra Win

Pro-Kremlin Russian hackers say they could "add votes to some other country" to prevent a Ukraine Eurovision 2022 win.

Google Chrome—Crucial New Security Warning For 3.2 Billion Users

Google has confirmed multiple new high-severity security vulnerabilities for the Chrome browser

Apple Issues Stunning New Blow To Facebook With Surprise Report

Apple just dealt a new blow to Facebook with the release of some surprising information about iPhone ad targeting.

Critical Microsoft Windows 10, 11 & Server Warning Issued As Attacks Underway

Microsoft confirms three zero-day security vulnerabilities, one already coming under attack, and other critical issues for millions of Windows 10, 11 and Server users.

This Startup Reached A $1.1 Billion Valuation By Taking The Sting Out Of Email Hacks

Peter Thiel’s Founders Fund leads the investment in Material Security, which says it can protect emails even after they have been infiltrated by hackers.

This Startup Reached A $1.1 Billion Valuation By Taking The Sting Out Of Email Hacks

Peter Thiel’s Founders Fund leads the investment in Material Security, which says it can protect emails even after they have been infiltrated by hackers.

Russia Launched Cyberattack On Morning Of Ukraine Invasion, EU, U.S. And U.K. Say

This is the first time the European Union has formally blamed a cyber attack on a government actor.
SecurityWeek

Phishers Add Chatbot to the Phishing Lure

Researchers have discovered a new approach being taken by phishers to increase victim engagement and confidence: the addition of an interactive chatbot. We have all become accustomed to the chatbots used by many of the largest service providers –...
SecurityWeek

QuSecure Lauches Quantum-Resilient Encryption Platform

New firm launches to provide the Easy Button for implementing quantum secure encryption The pressure to implement quantum secure encryption is increasing. This isn’t because functioning quantum computers able to crack asymmetric encryption are expected tomorrow, but because of the...
The Register

Iran, China-linked gangs join Putin’s disinformation war online

They're using the invasion 'to take aim at the usual adversaries,' Mandiant told The Reg Pro-Beijing and Iran miscreants are using the war in Ukraine to spread disinformation that supports these countries' political interests — namely, advancing anti-Western narratives...

6 Scary Tactics Used in Mobile App Attacks

Mobile attacks have been going on for many years, but the threat is rapidly evolving as more sophisticated malware families with novel features enter the scene.