The DarkHotel (APT-C-06) Attacked Chinese Institutions Abroad via Exploiting SangFor VPN Vulnerability
In a report published today (http://blogs.360.cn/post/APT_Darkhotel_attacks_during_coronavirus_pandemic.html), Qihoo 360 made it public that it detected an APT attack that delivers malicious files through hijacked security services of a domestic VPN provider. They have reported the vulnerability details to the service provider and received confirmation. Further reversing shows that the attack can be attributed to the Darkhotel […]
Google is delaying a Chrome security update to minimize disruption while people are forced to work remotely, according to TechRadar. Back in February, Google started to implement an important change to limit the functionality of third-party cookies in Chrome. Launched in Chrome 80, the cookie changes were designed to help improve the privacy and security […]
Over the weekend there was news that developers and medical experts across Europe are looking to launch opt-in apps that they say will help health officials stem the spread of the virus while protecting personal privacy.
As reported by TechRadar, Microsoft has laid out plans to make its Teams collaboration software more secure than ever as it deals with the remote working boom. The video conferencing service has seen a huge surge in users in recent weeks as workers around the world are forced to work from home. But with competitors […]
Cybercriminals are bundling malware inside installers of video-conferencing application Zoom in an effort to lure victims into unwittingly infecting their computers with malicious software.
It has been reported that INTERPOL (the International Criminal Police Organisation) has warned that cybercriminals are increasingly attempting to lockout hospitals out of critical systems by attempting to deploy ransomware on their networks despite the currently ongoing COVID-19 outbreak.
Over the weekend, it was reported that Schools in New York City are moving away from using the video conference app Zoom after a review of security concerns. The city’s Department of Education is directing schools to “move away from using Zoom as soon as possible,” Danielle Filson, a department spokeswoman, told CNN in a […]
Privacy Expert On UK Govt Considering Plans To Use The Contact-tracing App To Boost Social Distancing
Following the news around the UK government considering plans to use the NHS contact-tracing app to boost social distancing, CTO leading data privacy experts company offers the following comment.
With cyber criminals threatening to hold hospitals to ransom and the increased threat of criminals using the Coronavirus outbreak to launch online attacks, individuals and businesses need to ensure they are protecting their personal data and are dedicated to all aspects of security.