Emerging cyberattacks and threats
- February 15, 2019
Cybereason's Nocturnus Research team has discovered a new strain of the Astaroth Trojan that attacks antivirus software to steal credentials.
- February 08, 2019
Check Point Research explains why SpeakUp, the new Trojan targeting Linux servers, has the potential to unleash more harm and offers pointers on how to defend against such malware.
- January 30, 2019
Nexusguard found a new DDoS attack technique that targeted CSPs in which attackers used a bit-and-piece approach to inject junk into legitimate traffic and dodge detection.
- January 29, 2019
Video-sharing website Dailymotion reset passwords for an unknown number of users following 'large-scale' credential stuffing attacks that lasted for more than six days before being stopped.
- January 25, 2019
SafeRide's vXRay technology aims to improve security for connected vehicles with unsupervised machine learning. Can it keep hackers out of the driver's seat?
- January 25, 2019
Following a string of DNS hijack attacks around the globe, the Department of Homeland Security has directed federal agencies to harden defenses against DNS tampering.
- January 18, 2019
Have I Been Pwned added a new trove of 773 million unique emails and 21 million passwords -- known as the Collection #1 breach data -- but there are questions about the freshness of the data.
- January 11, 2019
FireEye researchers investigating a DNS hijacking campaign against governments and telecom companies said those who are potential targets of Iran should take precautions.
- December 20, 2018
Quantum computing systems may not be powerful enough to break current encryption protocols, but McAfee CTO Steve Grobman says it will be tough to tell when that day arrives.
- December 14, 2018
GDPR regulators are already investigating a new Facebook API bug the social media giant announced Friday that might have exposed photos belonging to up to 6.8 million users.
- December 13, 2018
Operation Sharpshooter is a recently discovered global cyberattack campaign targeting critical infrastructure organizations, including nuclear, defense and financial companies.
- November 28, 2018
A compromised NPM package targeted a popular bitcoin wallet with cryptocurrency-stealing code and experts say the issue highlights the lack of a chain of trust in open source software.
- November 21, 2018
Researchers have developed AI-generated synthetic fingerprints -- known as DeepMasterPrints -- that can spoof biometric scanners and potentially be used to launch practical attacks.
- November 16, 2018
On this week's Risk & Repeat podcast, Chet Wisniewski of Sophos discusses his company's latest research and explains why there's reason for optimism in the war on cybercrime.
- November 06, 2018
The latest side-channel attack against Intel chips, known as PortSmash, targets Hyper-Threading in order to steal data, such as private OpenSSL keys from a TLS server.