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Robinhood Taps Caleb Sima to Lead Security

Caleb Sima to Join Robinhood as Chief Security OfficerVeteran cybersecurity practitioner, entrepreneur and executive Caleb Sima has been tapped to lead security at mobile stock trading startup Robinhood.Sima, a security leader with an established presence in cybersecurity for more than two decades, announced the move on LinkedIn. He will be joining investing
Publish At:2021-02-22 22:47 | Read:136 | Comments:0 | Tags:Endpoint Security Mobile Security NEWS & INDUSTRY Email

Manufacturing Cybersecurity Threats and How To Face Them

With manufacturing cybersecurity threats on the rise, what should companies know about protecting their digital assets in the future?  Risks to Security in Manufacturing The number of ransomware incidents involving the manufacturing sector increased 156% between the first quarters of 2019 and 2020. Later in 2020, ransomware actors demanded $17 million
Publish At:2021-02-19 13:59 | Read:126 | Comments:0 | Tags:Risk Management Security Services IoT Cybersecurity Industri

Inside the Battle to Control Enterprise Security Data Lakes

NEWS ANALYSIS: The strategic positioning to own and control the massive data lakes powering enterprise security programs took another expensive turn with CrowdStrike announcing it would shell out $400 million to buy early-stage log analytics start-up Humio.The $400 million cash-and-equity deal represents a massive exit for Humio, a company that raised just $
Publish At:2021-02-19 12:53 | Read:77 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cyberwarfare Endpoint Security Mobile Security Network Secur

Trick or Treat: Avoid These Spooky Threats This Halloween

Trick or Treat: Avoid These Spooky Threats This Halloween Spooky season is among us, and ghosts and goblins aren’t the only things hiding in the shadows. Online threats are also lurking in the darkness, preparing to haunt devices and cause some hocus pocus for unsuspecting users. This Halloween season, researchers have found virtual zombies and witches among
Publish At:2021-02-18 21:06 | Read:69 | Comments:0 | Tags:Consumer Threat Notices malware Phishing anti-virus Hallowee

Top Phishing Lures to Look Out for This Holiday Season

Top Phishing Lures to Look Out for This Holiday Season And just like that, the holidays are here! That means it’s time to grab your devices and credit cards for some online holiday shopping. But while you plan to share the merry and shop for gifts, criminals are preparing some not-so-festive tricks of their own. According to Threatpost, various phishing scam
Publish At:2021-02-18 21:06 | Read:63 | Comments:0 | Tags:Consumer Threat Notices Phishing cybersecurity spear phishin

Take It Personally: Ten Tips for Protecting Your Personally Identifiable Information (PII)

Take It Personally: Ten Tips for Protecting Your Personally Identifiable Information (PII) Seems like we always have a connected device somewhere within arm’s reach, whether it’s a smartphone, laptop, tablet, a wearable, or some combination of them all. In a way, we bring the internet along with us nearly wherever we go. Yet there’s something else that follo
Publish At:2021-02-18 21:05 | Read:17 | Comments:0 | Tags:Consumer Phishing PII • Personal identifiable information

U.S. Charges North Korean Hackers Over $1.3 Billion Bank Heists

Three North Korean Military Hackers Indicted in Wide-Ranging Scheme to Commit Cyberattacks and Financial Crimes Across the GlobeThe U.S. Justice Department on Wednesday announced the indictment of three North Korean military intelligence officials linked to high-profile cyber-attacks that included the theft of $1.3 billion in money and crypto-currency from o
Publish At:2021-02-17 14:05 | Read:124 | Comments:0 | Tags:Disaster Recovery Endpoint Security NEWS & INDUSTRY Viru

Hackers abusing the Ngrok platform phishing attacks

Researchers from threat intelligence Cyble have discovered threat actors abusing the Ngrok platform in a fresh phishing campaign. Researchers at the threat intelligence firm Cyble discovered a new wave of phishing attacks targeting multiple organizations that are abusing the ngrok platform, a secure and introspectable tunnel to the localhost. ngrok is
Publish At:2021-02-16 12:06 | Read:171 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime APT Cybercrime Hacking hacking new

Sandworm Hackers Hit French Monitoring Software Vendor Centreon

Russia-Linked Threat Group Caught Deploying Backdoors on Linux Servers in an Attack That Triggers New Conversations on Software Supply Chain SecurityThe French National Agency for the Security of Information Systems (ANSSI) is publicly blaming the notorious Sandworm APT group for a series of long-term hacking attacks against multiple IT and web hosting shops
Publish At:2021-02-15 19:11 | Read:139 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cyberwarfare Endpoint Security Network Security NEWS & I

Spam and phishing in 2020

Figures of the year In 2020: The share of spam in email traffic amounted to 50.37%, down by 6.14 p.p. from 2019. Most spam (21.27%) originated in Russia. Kaspersky solutions detected a total of 184,435,643 malicious attachments. The email antivirus was triggered most frequently by email messages containing members of the Trojan.Win32.Agentb malware family.
Publish At:2021-02-15 08:31 | Read:128 | Comments:0 | Tags:Spam and phishing reports Malicious spam Phishing Phishing w

Gmail users from US most targeted by email-based phishing and malware

Google revealed that Gmail users from the United States are the most targeted by email-based phishing and malware. A joint five-month study conducted by Google with Stanford University researchers analyzed over 1.2 billion email-based phishing and malware attacks against Gmail users to determine what are factors influence the risk of attack. Experts d
Publish At:2021-02-13 10:00 | Read:156 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking Malware Reports Gmail Goog

'Money Mule' Operator Gets Seven-Year Prison Sentence

This week the United States sentenced a Ukrainian man to prison for his involvement in a scheme to steal money from the bank accounts of U.S. victims and launder the funds to bank accounts overseas.The man, Aleksandr Musienko, 38, of Odessa, Ukraine, was extradited to the United States in 2019, after being arrested in South Korea. He was also known as “Oleks
Publish At:2021-02-12 17:05 | Read:150 | Comments:0 | Tags:Endpoint Security NEWS & INDUSTRY Email Security Fraud &

Fallen victim to online fraud? Here’s what to do…

byLisa VenturaThis guest post is by Lisa Ventura, founder and CEO of the UK Cyber Security Association, a not-for-profit that raises awareness of the importance of cybersecurity for small and medium-sized businesses.Online fraud is a huge challenge for businesses and consumers alike as cybercriminals continue to develop new mechanisms to separate innocent pa
Publish At:2021-02-12 15:13 | Read:176 | Comments:0 | Tags:Phishing Privacy confidence scams Cybercrime fraud Online Fr

Vulnerabilities in TCP/IP Stacks Allow for TCP Connection Hijacking, Spoofing

Improperly generated ISNs (Initial Sequence Numbers) in nine TCP/IP stacks could be abused to hijack connections to vulnerable devices, according to new research from Forescout.TCP/IP stacks are critical components that provide basic network connectivity for a broad range of devices, IoT and OT included, and which process all incoming frames and packets.Nume
Publish At:2021-02-12 13:11 | Read:212 | Comments:0 | Tags:Endpoint Security Network Security NEWS & INDUSTRY Appli

SMS tax scam unmasked: Bogus but believable – don’t fall for it!

byPaul DucklinEvery month of the year has some sort of tax relevance somewhere in the world, and tax scamming cybercrooks take advantage of the many different regional tax filing seasons to customise their criminality to where you live.In the UK, the 2019/2020 tax year ended on 05 April 2020, and the deadline for filing your taxes electronically was 31 Janua
Publish At:2021-02-11 23:37 | Read:212 | Comments:0 | Tags:Data loss Phishing hmrc Scam tax

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