A decade ago, being named as CISO was considered the highest rung achievable from within the security function. This is changing, driven by increasing cyber awareness in the boardroom, the embedding of cyber risk in every part of the...
One of the most promising developments I’ve seen in threat intelligence over the last year or so is a greater emphasis on use cases. read more
Gillette, Wyoming-based Campbell County Memorial Hospital continues to experience service disruptions after a ransomware attack hit Campbell County Health’s computer systems on Friday. read more
D-Link DNS-320 ShareCenter network-attached storage (NAS) devices are affected by a critical vulnerability that can be exploited remotely to take complete control of a device and access the files stored on it. read more
It could be a manipulated video embarrassing a candidate. Or a computer voting system locked by ransomware. Or doubts about electronic voting machines with no paper backups. read more
Google has paid out a total of $40,000 for a couple of vulnerabilities that can be exploited to escape Chrome’s sandbox. read more
A Mac Trojan focused on stealing users’ information was found masquerading as a legitimate trading application, Trend Micro’s security researchers report. read more
Portuguese prosecutors are bringing 154 charges against an alleged local hacker they believe is linked to the publication of internal documents that embarrassed top European clubs and soccer officials in the Football Leaks case. read more
Experts Worry That Cyber Insurance Policies Designed to Limit Damage of Ransomware Attacks Might Actually be Encouraging Hackers read more
Iran denied on Saturday its oil infrastructure had been successfully attacked by a cyber operation, after reports of disruptions to the sector online. read more
Facebook said Friday it suspended "tens of thousands" of apps on its platform as a result of its review on privacy practices launched following the scandal involving Cambridge Analytica. read more
More than 20,000 records from eight cities across the United States have been compromised in a new wave of Click2Gov breaches, Gemini Advisory reports. Developed by Superion (now CentralSquare Technologies), Click2Gov provides cities with a self-service bill-pay portal for utilities,...
200,000 Sign Petition to "Force Equifax to Pay for Their Greed" read more
Authorities are probing a customer data leak at Lion Air, Indonesia's communications ministry said Friday, in a breach that reportedly affected millions of the carrier's customers. Two of the airline's subsidiaries, Malaysia-based Malindo Air and Thai Lion Air, acknowledged passenger...
Twitter said Friday it has closed down thousands of accounts across the world for spreading fake news as well as pro-government propaganda, including in places like the United Arab Emirates, China and Spain. read more
Researchers at breach and attack simulation firm SafeBreach discovered that the Forcepoint VPN Client for Windows is affected by a vulnerability that can be exploited to escalate privileges and for other purposes. read more
France has not changed its mind on rejecting any asylum request from US surveillance whistleblower Edward Snowden, its foreign minister said Thursday, after the former CIA employee said he would like sanctuary in the country. read more
The United States Department of Justice this week announced the arrest of two individuals charged for participating in a long-term tech support fraud scheme. read more
VMware this week patched code execution, command injection, information disclosure and denial-of-service (DoS) vulnerabilities in its ESXi, vCenter Server, Workstation, Fusion, VMRC and Horizon Client products. read more
HP on Thursday announced the acquisition of California-based endpoint security solutions provider Bromium. Financial terms of the deal have not been disclosed. read more