Trend Micro – Fancy Bears Taregt Emmanuel Macron

Linux worm targeting Routers, Set-top boxes and Security Cameras with PHP vulnerability

Trend Micro regarding the Cozy Bear hacking group targeting French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron, Brian Vecci, Technical Evangelist at Varonis commented below. Brian Vecci, Technical Evangelist at Varonis: “In January, the U.S. Department of Intelligence predicted that Moscow would apply lessons learned from its attacks on the U.S. presidential elections to influence future elections worldwide. […]

Govt Warning As Bitcoin Continues To Fuel Ransomware – F-Secure Labs

Ransomware likely to continue exponential growth unless governments act, says F-Secure Labs  Government reluctance to shut down the virtual currency Bitcoin has made the rapid growth of cyber-extortion possible, but that could change if the United States or China shifts law enforcement priorities.  Buckinghamshire, UK–  The availability of Bitcoin, the open-source virtual currency, has made […]

HipChat Group Chat Service Breached

Atlassian’s group chat service for businesses and teams HipChat has reset all its users’ passwords after detecting a “security incident” over the weekend. IT security experts from Positive Technologies, AlienVault, ESET and Tripwire commented below. Alex Mathews, Lead Security Evangelist at Positive Technologies: “There is a growing trend in the use of collaboration tools like HipChat, which means lots […]

Cyber Automation SME Wins Queen’s Enterprise Award For 400% Growth

Titania given the Royal seal of approval for cyber intelligence innovation Titania has been awarded a Queen’s Award for Enterprise in Innovation, the highest official award that can be bestowed on a UK business Company founded by a bedroom entrepreneur working in ethical hacking and cyber defence Showcases opportunities for export for UK SMEs with […]

Don’t Fall For Tax Scams This Season

At this time of year, the number of tax scams reaches a high, with fraudsters looking for any chance to cash in on consumers, the self-employed or small businesses who might be excited about potential refunds. Many people now do their taxes online, and cybercriminals are seeing this as a huge opportunity for phishing schemes. […]

Positive Technologies Discovers Vulnerabilities In SAP Solutions

 Users of SAP NetWeaver 7.31 advised to install security updates  Positive Technologies has today confirmed it has detected vulnerabilities in SAP Enterprise Portal Navigation, SAP NetWeaver Log Viewer and SAP Enterprise Portal Theme Editor, which are the components of the SAP NetWeaver platform. By exploiting these security flaws, attackers can intercept login credentials, register keystrokes, […]

Flaws In Car Dongle Let Hackers Stop Car Engines

Vulnerabilities found in Bosch Drivelog Connect car dongles allow an attacker to bypass authentication on the device and issue commands to cars, stopping their engines. Kyle Wilhoit, Senior Security Researcher at DomainTools commented below. Kyle Wilhoit, Senior Security Researcher at DomainTools: “Vehicular cybersecurity should be treated by manufacturers like that of critical SCADA environments, in my opinion. […]

Skype Exposed By Login Attack

Following the news that the instant messaging application, SKYPE, has been affected by a vulnerability called SPYKE. SPYKE is an attack that affects any SKYPE installation as long as the attacker has local access to the login screen of a running SKYPE instance. The vulnerability primarily affects Windows OS clients but users of other OS’s might […]

Power Outages In 3 Major Cities Prompting Grid Concerns

Power outages in San Francisco, Los Angeles and New York City last week gave both officials and residents a taste of what it would be like if the power grid was interrupted. While none of them were due to cybersecurity attacks, the experience left many concerned. Indeed, such attacks could easily be done anywhere in […]