Categories computer security

44 posts

Auto Added by WPeMatico

Copy paste programmers

Click Studios asks customers to stop tweeting about its Passwordstate data breach

Australian security software house Click Studios has told customers not to post emails sent by the company about its data breach, which allowed malicious hackers to push a malicious update to its flagship enterprise password manager Passwordstate to steal customer passwords. Last week, the company told customers to “commence resetting all […]

Copy paste programmers

Passwordstate users warned to ‘reset all passwords’ after attackers plant malicious update

Click Studios, the Australian software house that develops the enterprise password manager Passwordstate, has warned customers to reset passwords across their organizations after a cyberattack on the password manager. An email sent by Click Studios to customers said the company had confirmed that attackers had “compromised” the password manager’s software […]

Copy paste programmers

Solving the security challenges of public cloud

Nick Lippis Contributor Share on Twitter Nick Lippis is an authority on advanced IP networks and their benefits to business objectives. He is the co-founder and co-chair of ONUG, which sponsors biannual meetings of nearly 1,000 IT business leaders of large enterprises. Experts believe the data-lake market will hit a […]

Copy paste programmers

UK’s IoT ‘security by design’ law will cover smartphones too

Smartphones will be included in the scope of a planned “security by design” U.K. law aimed at beefing up the security of consumer devices, the government said today. It made the announcement in its response to a consultation on legislative plans aimed at tackling some of the most lax security […]

Copy paste programmers

Hack takes: A CISO and a hacker detail how they’d respond to the Exchange breach

Aaron Fosdick Contributor Share on Twitter Aaron Fosdick is CISO at Randori, a cybersecurity firm that provides offensive security services. David Wolpoff Contributor Share on Twitter A career hacker, David “Moose” Wolpoff is CTO and co-founder of Randori, a company building a continuous red-teaming platform. More posts by this contributor […]

Copy paste programmers

Facebook caught Chinese hackers using fake personas to target Uyghurs abroad

Facebook on Wednesday announced new actions to disrupt a network of China-based hackers leveraging the platform to compromise targets in the Uyghur community. The group, known to security researchers as “Earth Empusa” “Evil Eye” or “Poison Carp,” targeted around around 500 people on Facebook, including individuals living abroad in the […]

Copy paste programmers

Hackers are exploiting vulnerable Exchange servers to drop ransomware, Microsoft says

Hackers are exploiting recently discovered vulnerabilities in Exchange email servers to drop ransomware, Microsoft has warned, a move that puts tens of thousands of email servers at risk of destructive attacks. In a tweet late Thursday, the tech giant said it had detected the new kind of file-encrypting malware called […]

Copy paste programmers

America’s small businesses face the brunt of China’s Exchange server hacks

As the U.S. reportedly readies for retaliation against Russia for hacking into some of the government’s most sensitive federal networks, the U.S. is facing another old adversary in cyberspace: China. Microsoft last week revealed a new hacking group it calls Hafnium, which operates in, and is backed by, China. Hafnium […]

Copy paste programmers

SolarWinds hackers targeted NASA, Federal Aviation Administration networks

Hackers are said to have broken into the networks of U.S. space agency NASA and the Federal Aviation Administration as part of a wider espionage campaign targeting U.S. government agencies and private companies. The two agencies were named by the Washington Post on Tuesday, hours ahead of a Senate Intelligence […]

Copy paste programmers

MetroMile says a website bug let a hacker obtain driver’s license numbers

Car insurance startup MetroMile said it has fixed a security flaw on its website that allowed a hacker to obtain driver’s license numbers. The San Francisco-based insurance startup disclosed the security breach in its latest 8-K filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. MetroMile said a bug in the […]