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Maine residents hoping to pursue a career in cybersecurity will finally be able to study the subject at community college. Starting in fall 2020, Northern Maine Community College (NMCC) will be the first community college in the state to offer

“Systematic design flaws” have been discovered in leading internet-connected doorbell and security cameras by a Florida Institute of Technology student. Blake Janes unearthed vulnerabilities in devices manufactured by Ring, Nest, SimpliSafe, and eight other companies relating to the removal of

The operators of a North Dakota contact tracing app have had a rethink when it comes to sharing users’ data with third-party services. Care19 was created by ProudCrowd LLC to track the spread of COVID-19 in the Peace Garden State.

Cybercriminals targeted the email accounts of President Donald Trump’s and Democrat Joe Biden campaign staffers, Google researchers said. Google’s TAG who deals with nation-state hacking detected that Chinese state-backed hackers targeted the Email accounts of Biden campaign staffers whereas the

Sophos has confirmed that it is implementing some internal restructuring, but denied that it plans to close its Naked Security blog. Following reports which emerged last night about Sophos’ plans to furlough staff and close the award-winning blog, a spokesperson

Experts recently discovered a multi-platform ransomware, dubbed Tycoon Ransomware, that uses a Java image file (JIMAGE) to evade detection. Experts from BlackBerry Threat Intelligence and KPMG recently discovered a new strain of multi-platform ransomware dubbed Tycoon ransomware. The Tycoon ransomware

Widespread violent protests across the US over the past week have been followed by attempted DDoS attacks on several rights groups, according to Cloudflare. The web security firm analyzed malicious HTTP requests it blocked across the weekend of April 25/26

Chinese and Iranian state-sponsored hackers have been caught targeting the Trump and Biden Presidential campaigns, according to Google. Shane Huntley, director of Google’s Threat Analysis Group, revealed the news in a couple of tweets yesterday. He confirmed that there was

Security experts have observed a large-scale campaign over the weekend aimed at stealing configuration files from WordPress sites. Security researchers from WordFence have observed a large-scale campaign over the weekend aimed at stealing configuration files from WordPress sites. Threat actors

A Chinese threat actor tracked as Cycldek (aka Goblin Panda, or Conimes) has developed new tool to steal information from air-gapped systems. Security experts from Kaspersky Lab reported that the Chinese threat actor tracked as Cycldek (aka Goblin Panda, or

A panel discussion on the final day of the Infosecurity Europe Virtual Conference was dedicated to cybersecurity in SMEs, and in particular, practical methods these organizations can use to most effectively protect themselves from cyber-attacks. Bridget Treacy, partner, Hunton Andrews

NATO has issued a statement condemning cyber-attacks perpetrated in the midst of the ongoing global health pandemic. In particular, the organization slammed cyber-criminals who chose to target essential healthcare services, including hospitals caring for those infected with COVID-19 and medical

Password management company NordPass has urged the general public not to include people’s names in their passwords. Research released by the company found thousands of netizens worldwide are opting to protect their sensitive information with a password that includes a

A data breach has occurred at the San Francisco Employees’ Retirement System (SFERS), potentially exposing the personal details of 74,000 of its members to cyber-criminals. In a data breach notification filed yesterday, SFERS said that an unauthorized person had gained

Cybercriminals launched more than 130 million attacks aiming to harvest database credentials from 1.3 million WordPress sites. In this massive attack campaign, cybercriminals used several plugin and theme vulnerabilities across the WordPress ecosystem. Security researchers from Wordfence observed the attack,

Google has announced several mobile security enhancements, including adding support for the WebAuthn standard for use of the YubiKey. As part of an adoption of hardware security tokens for Apple devices, users of Google services will now be able to