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Threat researchers have spotted a new kind of cyber-attack that uses a variant of Mirai malware to target a port used by IoT devices. The attack, orchestrated by someone using the alias “Priority,” was detected by a team at Juniper

Internal culture is a major determinant in how effective organizations’ cybersecurity practices and behaviors, according to a panel discussion at this week’s Digital Transformation Expo. They began by looking at how organizations can maintain a strong cybersecurity culture even while

GitHub launches a new code scanning tool that helps developers to detect vulnerability before the application reaches production. The tool was announced initially in May at the GitHub Satellite conference, since that time it is available for GitHub beta testers.

Researchers at an Israeli operational technology (OT) company have discovered multiple critical vulnerabilities in two popular industrial remote access software solutions. The flaws can be exploited to access industrial production floors, break into company networks, tamper with data, or steal

The Cyber Readiness Institute (CRI) has expanded its partnership with the US Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) to improve the cybersecurity of remote workers. CISA and the CRI have together launched a new cybersecurity toolkit

Kylie Jenner’s makeup company has warned customers that their information may have been compromised in a recently detected security incident at a Canadian e-commerce merchant. Earlier this month, Shopify reported the theft, by members of its own support team, of

Around one in three (31%) people in the UK are not actively concerned about cybersecurity, according to a study by ESET. In a survey of 2000 UK citizens, which looked at their cybersecurity habits, more than half (57%) do not

Buy online, pick-up in store fraud rose by 55% in the first half of 2020, according to the latest edition of the Forter Fraud Attack Index, published today. The study demonstrates that e-commerce is increasingly being targeted by fraudsters following

Ransomware gangs are performing wide-ranging internet scans to find vulnerable systems and then accelerating attacks to just minutes to capitalize on COVID-19, Microsoft has warned. Corporate VP of customer security and trust, Tom Burt, revealed the findings in a blog

Joker is one of the most prominent malware families that continuously target the Android devices, it’s main activity is to stimulate clicks on SMS message and subscribe for unwanted paid premium services. The malware found again in Google play by

Scammers sell and buy personal information on the dark web, a network of websites that uses special software. This hides a user’s details, like their location, and encryptsall browsing activity. Services like Check People search the dark web and inform

Microsoft Patchs the new critical vulnerability in Zerologon, A feature of Netlogon allows the domain controller to authenticate computers and update passwords in the Active Directory. “The elevation of privilege vulnerability for Zerologon, or CVE-2020-147, exists when an attacker establishes

A ransomware attack has hit the servers of French container shipping giant CMA CGM, leading to the temporary closure of the company’s shipping website and applications. A statement released by the company yesterday morning read: “The CMA CGM Group (excluding

Over two-thirds (67%) of European organizations have adopted or are planning to adopt a zero-trust framework in response to an evolving threat landscape, according to a new study by Gigamon. In a survey of 500 IT and security decision makers

Details of an authentication bypass vulnerability present in multiple wireless router chipsets have been set out in an advisory published by Synopsys CyRC. Referred to as CVE-2019-18989, CVE-2019-18990 and CVE-2019-18991, the vulnerability affects a variety of chipsets in different devices

The UK’s cybersecurity posture has received the 2020 European CYBERSEC Award. Described as “an appreciation for the efforts taken and the collaborative approach to the world’s cybersecurity”, the European CYBERSEC Award was given to the UK after it was determined