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Vitalik Buretin’s X account: hacked

Hackers compromise Vitalik Buretin’s X account stealing $800k+ worth of crypto. Hackers managed to hijack Vitalik Buretin’s X (formerly known as Twitter) account and tweeted a link that directed his nearly five million followers to a malicious link. The founder of Ethereum is one of the most followed people in the crypto world, but even X’s tight
Publish At:2023-09-21 09:47 | Read:91184 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile News Security cybersecurity privacy protection hack

On the Cybersecurity Jobs Shortage

In April, Cybersecurity Ventures reported on extreme cybersecurity job shortage: Global cybersecurity job vacancies grew by 350 percent, from one million openings in 2013 to 3.5 million in 2021, according to Cybersecurity Ventures. The number of unfilled jobs leveled off in 2022, and remains at 3.5 million in 2023, with more than 750,000 of those positions i
Publish At:2023-09-21 04:25 | Read:93253 | Comments:0 | Tags: security cyber cybersecurity

Safety and the digital age, terms that should go hand in hand with our kids

We analysed the results of our Europe-wide survey on cybersecurity, focusing on the safety of children on the Internet and how parents act in certain situations in order to prevent and address the various dangers that can arise for children. Of the total number of respondents, 1511 people have children under the age of 18 and answered our cybersecurity-rela
Publish At:2023-09-18 13:45 | Read:146189 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile News Security cybersecurity privacy protection

How to spot a fake online review

Like most people, you probably read customer reviews before you buy something online. In fact, 95% of people say that reviews are helpful when making purchasing decisions. Realizing this, some sellers (and even major brands) have begun writing fake reviews – either to make their own products look better or to discredit their competitors. In fact, one study f
Publish At:2023-09-14 13:45 | Read:116249 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile News Security apps awards and certifications cybersec

SSL Decryption is DDoS-Vulnerable

Due to the growing need for online services, for practically every organization in any field and industry, enterprises constantly try to minimize risk and protect their services. Among the many strategies and technologies incorporated into protecting online services, SSL is a basic and essential security measure. Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) is a cryptographic
Publish At:2023-09-12 14:50 | Read:91373 | Comments:0 | Tags:Blog cybersecurity ddos ddos attack ddos attacks ddos mitiga

Cybersecurity News Digest For August 2023

September 12, 2023 4 0 Author: Matthew Turner Cybersecurity News Digest For August 2023 Summer is over! We don’t know whether
Publish At:2023-09-12 07:56 | Read:121911 | Comments:0 | Tags:Privacy Internet Networks Security security cyber cybersecur

Some of TOP universities wouldn’t pass cybersecurity exam: left websites vulnerable

CyberNews researchers discovered that many universities worldwide are leaking sensitive information and are even open to full takeover. Many universities worldwide, including some of the most prestigious, leave their webpages unpatched, leaking sensitive information, and even open to full takeovers, a Cybernews Research team investigation reveals. Among
Publish At:2023-09-11 07:33 | Read:109924 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Security hacking news information secu

North Korea-linked threat actors target cybersecurity experts with a zero-day

North Korea-linked threat actors associated with North Korea exploited a zero-day flaw in attacks against cybersecurity experts. North Korea-linked threat actors were observed exploiting a zero-day vulnerability in an unnamed software to target cybersecurity researchers. The attacks that took place in the past weeks were detected by researchers at Goo
Publish At:2023-09-08 20:15 | Read:111697 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber warfare Hacking Intelligence Security cy

Cloudscraper: The Most Vulnerable HTTPS Vector

In recent years, DDoS attacks have become one of the weapons of choice for threat actors who wish to wreak havoc on leading organizations’ online services. DDoS attacks are a simple yet highly effective tool for any attacker who wants to disrupt and deny availability. These attacks often succeed because traditional DDoS protection is not regularly updated w
Publish At:2023-09-05 10:52 | Read:140515 | Comments:0 | Tags:Blog Cloudscraper Cloudscraper HTTP/S-GET flood cybersecurit

UK AI usage explodes

A new survey suggests that British citizens are embracing generative AI technologies like ChatGPT at a phenomenal rate Sometimes the hype surrounding new technologies far outweighs the reality. But a new survey suggests that British citizens are embracing generative AI technologies like ChatGPT at a phenomenal rate. When questioned by accounting group, 26% o
Publish At:2023-09-04 09:47 | Read:144487 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile News News cybersecurity

Hackers infiltrated Japan’s National Center of Incident Readiness and Strategy for Cybersecurity (NISC) for months

Japan’s National Center of Incident Readiness and Strategy for Cybersecurity (NISC) has been infiltrated for months. Threat actors have infiltrated Japan’s National Center of Incident Readiness and Strategy for Cybersecurity (NISC) for as much as nine months. The intruders China-linked hackers may have gained access to sensitive data, according to th
Publish At:2023-08-29 11:30 | Read:236814 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Data Breach Hacking Intelligence Security Chin

Rise in UK IT degree applicants driven by AI advances

As August draws to a close, British students have been receiving the results of their A-level exams. Naturally their attention is now shifting towards the new semester and what they will be studying at university. This year universities have recorded a rise in applications to study IT-related courses. UCAS, the University and Colleges Admission Service which
Publish At:2023-08-28 09:46 | Read:271240 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile News News cybersecurity

Google’s Enhanced Safe Browsing Explained

Google has been aggressively pushing its users to enable Enhanced Safe Browsing. Bleeping Computer reported that the message to enable the security feature appears even after users reject the invitation. Google insists that this will help users stay safe, and users with the feature enabled are 35% less likely to become victims of online scams. However, turni
Publish At:2023-08-24 01:50 | Read:300778 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security cybersecurity Privacy

White House Announces AI Cybersecurity Challenge

At Black Hat last week, the White House announced an AI Cyber Challenge. Gizmodo reports: The new AI cyber challenge (which is being abbreviated “AIxCC”) will have a number of different phases. Interested would-be competitors can now submit their proposals to the Small Business Innovation Research program for evaluation and, eventually, selected
Publish At:2023-08-21 09:32 | Read:210540 | Comments:0 | Tags: security cyber cybersecurity

What is WormGPT?

Artificial intelligence (AI) tools are set to revolutionize the way work, automating common tasks to help us all be more productive. Unfortunately, AI can also be used for illegal activities – as the new WormGPT system shows. What is WormGPT and what does it do? By now you have probably heard of ChatGPT, the generative AI engine which provides highly accurat
Publish At:2023-08-21 05:35 | Read:212010 | Comments:0 | Tags:Technology cybersecurity


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