Prosecutors in Portugal have denounced him as a criminal hacker, but his supporters describe the man behind the "Luanda Leaks" revelations as a public interest whistleblower. read more
Citrix has released the full set of patches for the recently disclosed security flaw tracked as CVE-2019-19781, but attacks on vulnerable systems are ramping up. read more
A German privacy watchdog says it has opened an investigation into clothing retailer H&M amid evidence that the Swedish retailer had committed “massive data protection breaches” by spying on its customer service representatives in Germany. read more
Three individuals suspected of being involved in Magecart online skimming attacks were arrested late last year in Indonesia. read more
It’s been more than three years since Russia’s sweeping and systematic effort to interfere in U.S. elections through disinformation on social media, stolen campaign emails and attacks on voting systems. U.S. officials have made advances in trying to prevent...
World Economic Forum Calls for Global Collaboration to Enhance Cyber Resilience in the Aviation Industry read more
The U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) has published advice on mitigating cloud vulnerabilities. While the advice is primarily designed for government agencies and departments, it nevertheless contains good advice for any commercial organization considering or embarking on -- or...
With No Proof That China's Huawei is Malicious, The Potential for Abuse Remains read more
A cyberattack disclosed recently by Mitsubishi Electric, which resulted in hackers gaining access to the company’s network and stealing corporate data, likely involved exploitation of a vulnerability in Trend Micro’s OfficeScan product. read more
Proof-of-concept (PoC) exploits have been released for two recently patched Remote Desktop Gateway vulnerabilities that can be exploited for remote code execution. read more
Prime Minister Boris Johnson discussed telecoms security with US President Donald Trump as he prepares to announce if Britain will use China's Huawei in its 5G networks, officials said Saturday. read more
Cisco on Friday informed customers that it has patched a vulnerability that allowed unauthorized users to join password-protected Webex meetings. Cisco said the flaw had been exploited. read more
Cybersecurity experts said Thursday there were still many unanswered questions from an investigation commissioned by Jeff Bezos that concluded the billionaire’s cellphone was hacked, apparently after receiving a video file with malicious spyware from the WhatsApp account of Saudi...
The Greek government said Friday that the official state websites of the prime minister, the national police and fire service and several important ministries were briefly disabled by a cyberattack but have been restored. read more
Recently, I finished a great audiobook by the famed hacker Kevin Mitnick, called “Ghost in the Wires”, where he details his exploits in using social engineering techniques to hack phone systems. For the most part, he used old school...
Microsoft this week announced the availability of Azure Security Benchmark v1 (ASB), a collection of more than 90 security best practices recommendations for Azure customers. read more
U.S. lawmakers on Thursday introduced a bill that aims to reform the National Security Agency’s surveillance programs in an effort to protect citizens’ rights. read more
An internet privacy firm says it was able to access private personal information of more than 30,000 medical marijuana patients, recreational pot customers or dispensary employees in several states. The privacy firm was searching for unsecured data online and says...
An Increasingly Diverse, Dynamic Workforce Is Driving Dramatic Change in How Users Authenticate read more