SecurityWeek

Latest IT Security News and Expert Insights Via RSS Feed
  1. British officials downplayed reports that Prime Minister Theresa May will allow China’s Huawei to supply parts of the U.K.’s new internet network, a decision that goes against U.S. pleas to ban the firm as it could help Beijing’s spying efforts.

    read more

  2. Free code repositories on the Microsoft-owned GitHub have been abused since at least mid-2017 to host phishing websites, according to researchers from Proofpoint.

    read more

  3. FireEye’s analysis of the Carbanak source code that emerged on VirusTotal recently found no use of new exploits. Their review of the code also verified previous assumptions on the group behind a series of cyberattacks that used the malware. 

    read more

  4. Swiss-based special-purpose vehicle maker Aebi Schmidt informed customers and business partners on Thursday that some of its operations may be disrupted as a result of a cyberattack.

    read more

  5. A cybersecurity research company has uncovered over 30 security issues in Java Card technology, but Oracle and Gemalto appear to downplay the impact of the flaws.

    read more

  6. Organizations Must Understand Their Environments and React Immediately When Something is Amiss

    read more

  7. Amnesty International's Hong Kong office has been hit by a years-long cyberattack from hackers with known links to the Chinese government, the rights group said Thursday.

    read more

  8. This May marks the first anniversary of the European Union (EU)’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) having taken effect. The first statute of its kind, GDPR was a response to an increasing number of security breaches and the exposure of billions of records containing the personal details of countless individuals as a result.

    read more

  9. VDOO Connected Trust, an Israel-based company that specializes in securing embedded devices and Internet of Things (IoT) products, on Wednesday announced that it raised $32 million in a Series B funding round.

    read more

  10. Facebook said it expects a fine of up to $5 billion from the Federal Trade Commission, which is investigating whether the social network violated its users’ privacy.

    The company set aside $3 billion in its quarterly earnings report Wednesday as a contingency against the possible penalty but noted that the “matter remains unresolved.”

    read more

  11. A top White House official told Kirstjen Nielsen, then Homeland Security secretary, not to bring up election security with President Donald Trump, steering her away from discussing a critical national security threat with a president who bristles at suggestions that Russian interference contributed to his 2016 victory, according to two people familiar with the matter.

    read more

  12. Data protection provider Digital Guardian today announced it raised $30 million in a financing round that will help it accelerate product development and innovation.

    The Waltham, Massachusetts-based company offers a data loss prevention platform that works across the corporate network, traditional endpoints, and cloud applications.

    read more

  13. Recently observed attacks targeting officials within government finance authorities and representatives in several embassies in Europe abuse the legitimate TeamViewer application to gain full control of victim machines.

    read more

  14. The 2018 Internet Crime Report (ICR) shows that both the incidence and cost of internet crime continues to escalate. Complaints rose 14.3% from 2017 to 351,937 in 2018. Associated losses increased by 90.8% from $1,418.7 million to $2,706.4 million over the same period.

    read more

  15. The threat actor behind the DNSpionage campaign has switched to new malware in attacks observed earlier this month, Cisco’s Talos security researchers reveal.

    read more

  16. Researchers have uncovered serious denial-of-service (DoS) and improper access control vulnerabilities in X-ray devices made by Japanese imaging giant Fujifilm.

    read more

  17. Google this week released Chrome 74 to the stable channel with patches for 39 vulnerabilities, as well as with several other tweaks inside.

    Of the 39 security fixes included in the new browser iteration, 19 were for vulnerabilities reported by external researchers. These include 5 High severity flaws, 12 Medium risk bugs, and 2 Low severity issues.

    read more

  18. A serious vulnerability affecting some of Rockwell Automation’s MicroLogix and CompactLogix programmable logic controllers (PLCs) can be exploited by a remote attacker to redirect users to malicious websites.

    read more

  19. British Prime Minister Theresa May has reportedly approved a limited role for China's Huawei to help build a 5G network in the UK, shrugging off security warnings from senior ministers and Washington surrounding the telecoms giant, media said Wednesday.

    read more

  20. 1992 was both an ending and a beginning. It was the year I lost my beloved grandfather, and I’ll never forget his final words to me: “Stop shaking the ladder, you idiot!” Shortly after his completely unpredictable and unpreventable demise, the Short Message Service (SMS) was born. Yes, that’s right, SMS was born in 1992, and the first SMS message was “Merry Christmas.” 

    read more

Website Copyright 1998-2019 by PCBest. All Rights Reserved.
we accept credit cards