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Clickbait To Checkmate: SMS-Based Scam Targets US Smartphones And Accesses Victim Locations

Ivan Righi Read More From Ivan Righi   October 13, 2020 | 11 Min Read Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, Digital Shadows has observed a significant increase in the number of SMS-based … Continue reading

October 19, 2020 · Leave a comment

Top Information Management Today Security Government Content for Week of Aug 22 – Aug 28, 2020

FBI: $4 Million Scheme – Mixing Malware, DDoS and Extortion – Thwarted by Insider Tesla CEO Elon Musk says a “serious attack” aimed at stealing corporate data and holding his … Continue reading

August 31, 2020 · Leave a comment

Top Information Management Today Security Government Content for Week of Aug 22 – Aug 28, 2020

Cybersecurity experts at CyberNews hijacked close to 28,000 unsecured printers worldwide and forced them to print out a guide on printer security. Most of us already know the importance of … Continue reading

August 31, 2020 · Leave a comment

Travelex Paid $2.3 Million to Ransomware Gang: Report

Travelex, a London-based foreign currency exchange that does business in 26 countries, including the U.S., paid a ransomware gang $2.3 million to regain access to its data following an attack … Continue reading

April 13, 2020 · Leave a comment

How the CIA used Crypto AG encryption devices to spy on countries for decades – Washington Post

For more than half a century, governments all over the world trusted a single company to keep the communications of their spies, soldiers and diplomats secret. The company, Crypto AG, … Continue reading

February 13, 2020 · Leave a comment

New Ransomware Targets Industrial Controls: Report

Ekans, a recently discovered ransomware variant that’s designed to target industrial control systems, appears to have some of the same characteristics found in Megacortex, malware that struck several high-profile targets … Continue reading

February 6, 2020 · Leave a comment

Cisco Flaws Put Millions of Workplace Devices at Risk | WIRED

Five vulnerabilities in Cisco Discovery Protocol make it possible for a hacker to take over desk phones, routers, and more. Workplace phones and routers have a long, storied history of very bad vulnerabilities. … Continue reading

February 5, 2020 · Leave a comment

Researchers Detail PoC Code for New Windows Vulnerability

A day after the U.S. National Security Agency disclosed a vulnerability that could affect the cryptographic operations in some versions of Microsoft Windows, security researchers started releasing “proof of concept” code to … Continue reading

January 16, 2020 · Leave a comment

Equifax Settles Mega-Breach Lawsuit for $1.38 Billion

Jeremy Kirk (jeremy_kirk) • January 15, 2020 A federal judge in Atlanta has given final approval to a settlement that resolves a class action lawsuit against credit bureau Equifax, which in 2017 … Continue reading

January 16, 2020 · Leave a comment

Microsoft, NSA say security bug affects millions of Windows 10 computers – TechCrunch

Zack Whittaker@zackwhittaker / 1:00 pm EST • January 14, 2020 Image Credits: Akos Stiller/Bloomberg / Getty ImagesMicrosoft has released a security patch for a dangerous vulnerability affecting hundreds of millions of computers running Windows … Continue reading

January 15, 2020 · Leave a comment