BACKGROUND: McAfee finds security vulnerabilities in Peloton products.
BACKGROUND: A zero-day vulnerability in Western Digital My Book Live NAS device has allowed a threat actor to perform a mass-factory reset of devices last week including admin passwords. Once reset, the user will lost the data and will not be able to access their accounts.
BACKGROUND: The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has released the Ransomware Readiness Assessment (RRA), a new module for its Cyber Security Evaluation Tool (CSET). RRA is a security audit self-assessment tool for organizations that want to understand better how well they are equipped to defend against and recover from ransomware attacks targeting their information technology […]
BACKGROUND: Europol, the US Department of Justice, and Britain’s National Crime Agency have joined forces to take down a Russian-language VPN service since it is believed to be used by criminals.
Cybersecurity researchers published a proof-of-concept code to GitHub along with additional technical information. It appears this publication was accidental and the post was removed, but not before it was cloned. The PoC is, however, still available in other GitHub repositories. Originally listed in Microsoft’s June Patch Tuesday as a low severity elevation of privilege vulnerability, CVE-2021-1675 was revised on June […]
Expert React: McAfee Mobile Threat Report: C-19 Vax Appointment Trojans, Etinu Billing Fraud Malware
McAfee’s latest Mobile Threat Report: A Year of Lockdown Sees a Surge in Mobile Malware Targeting Banking, Billing and COVID-19 Vaccines includes key findings such as: COVID-related malware – more than 90% are in the form of Trojans; New information on Etinu mobile malware which steals SMS messages and then makes purchases charged to the user; and […]
The NHS plans to deploy AI to tackle the backlog of waiting lists exacerbated by the coronavirus pandemic. A £160 million scheme announced last month plans to implement some radical new technology-driven measures in order to reduce the NHS’s record 4.7 million waiting list. For example, more GP patients will be given the option to […]