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Hackers Bypassing MFA To Access Cloud Accounts, Warn CISA

US cyber agency warn hackers are bypassing multi-factor authentication (MFA) authentication protocols to compromise cloud accounts

1 day ago

CES 2021: Ring Trials End-To-End Encryption In Smart Doorbells

Privacy move. Smart doorbell maker adds encryption to protect video streams after security scares

1 day ago

State of ITAM: How Your IT Asset Management Must Evolve

The role of ITAM [IT asset management] and SAM (Software Asset Management) have to change to not only meet compliance…

3 days ago

Signal Installations Surge Amid WhatsApp Data Concerns

Research shows installations of Signal messaging app approaching one million a day, amid concern over WhatsApp data policy update

3 days ago

Hackney Council Hackers Post Stolen Documents

New low... Ransomware gang publishes sensitive documents online, after crippling Hackney Council systems in October last year

1 week ago

NEC Facial Recognition Works Despite Masks

NEC launches facial recognition system that can identify people, even if they are wearing masks to protect against Coronavirus

1 week ago

Russia Behind SolarWinds Hack – US Intelligence

Russia was the likely culprit of the damaging SolarWinds supply chain compromise, multiple US intelligence agencies declare

1 week ago

Julian Assange Denied Bail, Despite Extradition Halt

Wikileaks founder denied bail and will remain at Belmarsh prison, as Assange still has “incentive” to abscond from unresolved proceedings

1 week ago

Microsoft Says SolarWinds Hackers Viewed Its Source Code

Microsoft says SolarWinds hacking group penetrated its internal systems and viewed source code, but downplays security threat

2 weeks ago

Ticketmaster Pays $10m DoJ Fine For Accessing Rival’s Computer

Criminal computer intrusion fine imposed on Ticketmaster by the US DoJ, after it repeatedly accessed computer system of a rival

2 weeks ago

SolarWinds Compromise May Have Started Earlier Than First Thought

US Senator on Intelligence Committee warns that Russian hack of US government departments may have begun earlier than first thought

2 weeks ago

SolarWinds Issues Fix After Massive Hacking Campaign

SolarWinds says two security updates protect against 'Sunburst' attacks as well as more recently discovered 'Supernova' malware

3 weeks ago

Ransomware Group Threatens To Release Hospital Patient Photos

Hacking group REvil threatens to release 900GB of before-and-after photos of cosmetic surgery patients unless ransom is paid

3 weeks ago

Signal Founder Dismisses Cellebrite Encryption Crack Claim

Security firm Cellebrite alleges it has cracked encryption of the most secure messaging app on the market, but Signal founder…

3 weeks ago

Facebook To Allow Physical Security Keys Next Year

Users will be able to register third party hardware keys with Facebook mobile app in an effort to tighten account…

3 weeks ago

SolarWinds: Dozens Of US Treasury Email Accounts Hacked

Scale of SolarWinds compromise continues to be revealed, as US Senator confirms dozens of email accounts at US Treasury were…

3 weeks ago

NSO Group Spyware Used To ‘Hack’ Al Jazeera Journalists

Apple iPhones belonging to 36 Al Jazeera journalists were hacked by NSO spyware, claim Canadian security researchers at Citizen Lab

4 weeks ago

Tech Trends and Predictions 2021

At this time of year, every business in the tech sector looks forward to trying and predict the trends that…

4 weeks ago

NCSC Probes UK Fallout Of Massive Hacking Campaign

UK authorities investigate impact on British public and private-sector organisations from allegedly Russian cyber-espionage attack that went on for months

4 weeks ago

Microsoft Finds Malicious Code In Its Systems After SolarWinds Compromise

Fallout from the significant SolarWinds attack by suspected Russian hackers continues, with Microsoft admitting it has been impacted

4 weeks ago

People’s Energy Data Breach Impacts 270,000 Customers

Entire customer database of People's Energy stolen, compromising names, addresses, dates of birth, phone numbers, and energy meter IDs

4 weeks ago

US Treasury, Commerce Departments Hacked

Russian hackers allegedly spied on US government departments, as US issues emergency order to halt use of compromised system

1 month ago

Subway UK Customers Targeted By Trickbot Hackers

Trickbot malware campaign uses names harvested from Subway loyalty card programme as sandwich chain acknowledges email systems 'disruption'

1 month ago

Adobe Delivers Final Update For Flash Player

Flash Player is taking its final steps to its overdue retirement, after Adobe issued its last ever update for the…

1 month ago

Hackers Steal Covid-19 Vaccine Documents From EU Agency

European Union's medicine regulator has been hacked, and documents concerning the Pfizer Coronavirus vaccine have been stolen

1 month ago

Children At Risk From End-to-End Encryption, Says Report

Plans by social media firms to widen the use of end-to-end encryption will put children a risk, Children Commissioner warns

1 month ago

Elon Musk Leaves California, Moves To Texas

After threatening to pull Tesla out of California altogether, Elon Musk reveals he has personally left the US state and…

1 month ago

US Security Firm FireEye Hacked By ‘Nation-State’ Attacker

Security firm admits company tools used to test customers' security have been stolen by a "highly sophisticated threat actor"

1 month ago

Hackers Target Covid-19 Cold Chain, Warns IBM

Firms involved with the specialist “cold chain” infrastructure required for several Coronavirus vaccines, have been targetted by hackers

1 month ago

Canon Finally Confirms August Attack Exposed Staff Data

Three months after the media reported Canon had 10TB of data stolen, the firm finally confirms staff data has been…

2 months ago