Email and data security company Mimecast today announced the acquisition of Chicago-based company eTorch Inc. Doing business under the name MessageControl, eTorch is a messaging security provider with solutions designed to help stop social engineering and human identity attacks with

North Korea-linked hackers continue to be very active in this period, researchers reported a campaign aimed at the US defense and aerospace sectors. Security experts from McAfee uncovered a new cyber-espionage campaign carried out by North Korean hackers that targeted

Practical steps to defend against the attack vendor Thunderspy, a series of vulnerabilities in the Thunderbolt technology, have been published today by ESET. Thunderbolt is an interface for allowing high-speed connections between computers and peripherals. Using Thunderspy, attackers potentially change

Security researchers at Kaspersky have uncovered a new cyber-mercenary group that they claim has been providing hacking services for hire for almost a decade. Dubbed “Deceptikons,” the APT group isn’t particularly sophisticated from a technical perspective and isn’t known to

North Korea is most likely behind a new cyber-espionage campaign targeting US defense and aerospace firms earlier this year, according to McAfee. The security firm’s Advanced Threat Research (ATR) group said it detected similarities in TTPs with previous campaigns in

Security researchers uncovered a new vulnerability dubbed “BootHole” present in the GRUB2 bootloader utilized by Windows and Linux systems. Attackers can exploit this vulnerability to install a stealthy malware that gives total control of the victim machine. “The vulnerability affects

German giant Dussmann Group has become the latest company to fall victim to a ransomware-data breach attack, after hackers began posting stolen files to the dark web. The facilities management multinational, which employs over 66,000 staff worldwide and makes billions

A new Zoom Flaw allows hackers to crack the 6 digits numeric password that used to secure Zoom private meetings. The vulnerability was discovered by Tom Anthony, VP Product at SearchPilot. The vulnerability resides in the Zoom web client that

Billions of Windows and Linux devices are affected by a serious GRUB2 bootloader issue, dubbed BootHole, that can be exploited to install a stealthy malware. Billions of Windows and Linux devices are affected by a serious GRUB2 bootloader vulnerability, tracked

The world’s largest non-profit association of certified cybersecurity professionals has named Global Knowledge as its official training provider in the United Kingdom. The partnership between Global Knowledge and (ISC)2 was announced today as part of the latter’s drive to offer

Pop icon Madonna has been censured for sharing a video on Instagram in which doctors tout hydroxychloroquine as an effective treatment for individuals infected with coronavirus. The clip shared by the pop star shows members of America’s Frontline Doctors speaking

The Vatican’s computer networks have allegedly been infiltrated by Chinese hackers in the run up to sensitive talks between the Catholic Church and Beijing focusing on the religion’s status in China. This is according to cybersecurity firm Recorded Future, which

Cyber-criminals’ exploitation of the COVID-19 pandemic to target individuals and businesses has continued unabated during the second quarter of 2020, according to ESET’s Q2 2020 Threat Report published today. The findings highlight how the crisis is defining the cybersecurity landscape

The British Security Industry Association’s (BSIA) Cybersecurity Product Assurance Group (CySPAG) has announced the release of a new code of practice for installers responsible for safety and security systems. Developed by the CySPAG, the Installation of safety and security systems

Qualys has announced the acquisition of endpoint detection and response startup Spell Security. The acquisition will strengthen Qualys’ endpoint behavior detection portfolio and boost its own research capabilities with Spell’s deep knowledge of threat hunting and adversary techniques. Key Spell

OkCupid is one of the most popular dating apps that has more than 50 million registered users and used in 110 countries. The app was launched first in 2004 by four friends from Harvard. In 2019, the app claims that