Up close with the Evilnum group and its eponymous malware – A severe flaw in networking gear – Router firmware under the microscope The post Week in security with Tony Anscombe appeared first on WeLiveSecurity
A study paints a dim picture of router security, as none of the 127 devices tested was free of severe vulnerabilities The post Popular home routers plagued by critical security flaws appeared first on WeLiveSecurity
While logins to music and video streaming services sell for less than ten dollars each, domain admin access is being offered for US$120,000 The post Billions of stolen passwords for sale on the dark web appeared first on WeLiveSecurity
ESET research gives a detailed picture of the operations of the Evilnum group and its toolkit deployed in attacks against carefully chosen targets in the fintech sector The post More evil: A deep look at Evilnum and its toolset appeared...
The vulnerability, which received the highest possible severity score, leaves thousands of devices at risk of being taken over by remote attackers. A patch is available. The post Attackers target critical flaw in popular networking gear appeared first on WeLiveSecurity
How (over)sharing your children’s triumphs and antics with the world may impact their immediate and distant future – and how to reduce the risks of ‘sharenting’ The post Raising children in the social media limelight? Pause before you post appeared...
The Federal Reserve looks at ways to counter what is thought to be the fastest-growing type of financial crime in the country The post The Fed shares insight on how to combat synthetic identity fraud appeared first on WeLiveSecurity
Brute-force attacks against RDP surge – Is contact tracing the answer to ending the COVID-19 crisis? – Microsoft ships urgent security updates The post Week in security with Tony Anscombe appeared first on WeLiveSecurity
European police infiltrate EncroChat, go on to crack down on crime kingpins and seize guns, drugs, cars and millions in cash The post Hundreds arrested after police crack encrypted chat network appeared first on WeLiveSecurity
The cybercriminal behind the ransom raids on almost 23,000 databases threatens to leak the data and alert GDPR regulators The post Thousands of MongoDB databases ransacked, held for ransom appeared first on WeLiveSecurity
The out-of-band update plugs two remote code execution bugs in the Windows Codecs library, including one rated as critical The post Microsoft releases emergency update to fix two serious Windows flaws appeared first on WeLiveSecurity
Can a technological intervention stem the pandemic while avoiding the privacy pitfalls of location tracking? The post COVID‑19 contact tracing – technology panacea or privacy nightmare? appeared first on WeLiveSecurity
Poorly secured remote access attracts mostly ransomware gangs, but can provide access to coin miners and backdoors too The post Remote access at risk: Pandemic pulls more cyber‑crooks into the brute‑forcing game appeared first on WeLiveSecurity
Android ransomware posing as a COVID-19 tracing app – Ill-trained and ill-equipped newly-minted remote workers – How Bitcoin giveaway scams misuse Elon Musk's name The post Week in security with Tony Anscombe appeared first on WeLiveSecurity
A password manager can make your digital life both simpler and more secure. Are there any downsides to relying on software to create and store your passwords? The post What is a password manager and why is it useful? appeared...