CISA also warns against other Iranian hackers' favorite techniques: password spraying, credential stuffing, spear-phishing.
Phishing attack lets hackers into Oregon DHS employee accounts.
It's pu'er tea -- from Japan. As usual, you can also use this squid post to talk about the security stories in the news that I haven't covered. Read my blog posting guidelines here....
NASA described the hackers as an "advanced persistent threat," a term generally used for nation-state hacking groups.
WordPress sites hacked and infected with Ngioweb Linux malware; hijacked into commercial proxy service.
In 2017, some Android phones came with a backdoor pre-installed: Criminals in 2017 managed to get an advanced backdoor preinstalled on Android devices before they left the factories of manufacturers, Google researchers confirmed on Thursday. Triada first came to light in 2016 in articles published by Kaspersky here and here, the first of which said the malware was "one of...
OpenSSH to encrypt SSH private keys while at rest in a computer's RAM.
Could ‘SaaS’ take on a new meaning?
When the next pandemic strikes, we'll be fighting it on two fronts. The first is the one you immediately think about: understanding the disease, researching a cure and inoculating the population. The second is new, and one you might not have thought much about: fighting the deluge of rumors, misinformation and flat-out lies that will appear on the internet. The...
The mobile botnet is focused on compromising Android devices.
The malware emulates Linux in its quest for cryptocurrency.
Hackers breach MSPs and use Webroot SecureAnywhere console to infect customer PCs with the Sodinokibi ransomware.
Data for 2.9 million bank members was taken from the bank's system by a now-fired employee.
Former Nest cam owners could have accessed old devices despite cameras being reset to factory settings.
Two days after patching the first zero-day, Mozilla fixes a second one, used in the same attacks as the first.
Matthew Green intelligently speculates about how Apple's new "Find My" feature works. If you haven't already been inspired by the description above, let me phrase the question you ought to be asking: how is this system going to avoid being a massive privacy nightmare? Let me count the concerns: If your device is constantly emitting a BLE signal that uniquely...
Database containing 390,000 Vascepa prescriptions for 78,000 patients left open on the internet.
Security researchers Gabriel Campana and Jean-Baptiste Bédrune are giving a hardware security module (HSM) talk at BlackHat in August: This highly technical presentation targets an HSM manufactured by a vendor whose solutions are usually found in major banks and large cloud service providers. It will demonstrate several attack paths, some of them allowing unauthenticated attackers to take full control of...
Opinion: The irony is strong in enforcing ID verification laws when the government fails to implement its own legal checks.
There were actually two zero-days -- not one -- combined into an exploit used in a spear-phishing attempt. Other cryptocurrency organizations were also targeted.