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Malicious USB Drive Hides Behind Gift Card Lure
by Dark Reading Staff on March 27, 2020 at 8:00 pm
Victims are being enticed to insert an unknown USB drive into their computers.
Purported Brute-Force Attack Aims at Linksys Routers as More People Work Remotely
by Robert Lemos Contributing Writer on March 27, 2020 at 4:10 pm
The attack takes control of poorly secured network devices, redirecting Web addresses to a COVID-themed landing page that attempts to fool victims into downloading malware.
Cyber Version of ‘Justice League’ Launches to Fight COVID-19 Related Hacks
by Jai Vijayan Contributing Writer on March 26, 2020 at 11:15 pm
Goal is to help organizations – especially healthcare entities – protect against cybercriminals trying to take advantage of the pandemic.
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As Zoom Booms, Incidents of ‘ZoomBombing’ Become a Growing Nuisance
by Elizabeth Montalbano on March 26, 2020 at 3:51 pm
Numerous instances of online conferences being disrupted by pornographic images, hate speech or even threats can be mitigated using some platform tools.
Chinese Hackers Exploit Cisco, Citrix Flaws in Massive Espionage Campaign
by Lindsey O’Donnell on March 25, 2020 at 3:57 pm
Researchers say that APT41’s exploits are part of one of the broadest espionage campaigns they’ve seen from a Chinese-linked actor “in recent years.”
GE Employees Lit Up with Sensitive Doc Breach
by Tara Seals on March 25, 2020 at 3:38 pm
Marriage, divorce and death certificates, beneficiary info, passports and more were all caught up in an email takeover hack.
Incident Of The Week: Australian Government Directory Breached In First Cyberatt…
by Esther Shein on January 4, 2019 at 8:54 pm
The first data breach of 2019 came less than 24 hours into the new year when the private data of 30,000 Australian civil servants was stolen in a phishing attack. The breach occurred when a directory…
Incident Of The Week: NASA Reveals Employee Data Breach In Memo
by Esther Shein on December 28, 2018 at 3:29 am
The U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) said that one of its servers was hacked earlier this year, exposing personal data of current and former employees including social securit…
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Critical buffer overflow in CODESYS allows remote code execution
by Pierluigi Paganini on March 28, 2020 at 3:36 pm
Experts discovered an easily exploitable heap-based buffer overflow flaw, tracked as CVE-2020-10245, that exists in the CODESYS web server. A […]
Hackers target zero-day flaws in enterprise Draytek network devices
by Pierluigi Paganini on March 28, 2020 at 11:27 am
Experts from Qihoo 360’s NetLab recently spotted two zero-day campaigns targeting DrayTek enterprise-grade networking devices. Since December […]