Security

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The NSA Lost Control Of A Cyberweapon. Now It’s Being Used Against American Cities.
In 2017, the National Security Agency (NSA) lost control of some of the hacking tools...
Ashe Schow
Daily Wire
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After IT attack, Genesee County upgrades position to include cyber security
The county has upgraded a top position in its Information Technology Department...
Ron Fonger
MI Live
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Turning An Echo Into a Spy Device Only Took Some Clever Coding
IT`S IMPORTANT NOT to overstate the security risks of the Amazon Echo...
Lily Hay Newman
Wired
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This server was online for under a minute before hackers were trying to crack it
New report demonstrates how prolific cyber attackers are - and the dangers of default login credentials.
Danny Palmer
ZDNet
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Why you should never allow your web browser to save your passwords
When a web browser like Chrome, Firefox or Safari is allowed to store passwords, you`re putting your network security at risk.
Jack Wallen
Tech Republic
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A Guide to LockerGoga, the Ransomware Crippling Industrial Firms
Ransomware has long been the scourge of the cybersecurity industry.
Andy Greenberg
WIRED
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It`s Time to Kill Your Eight-Character Password
It`s time to throw away any passwords of eight characters or less
Paul Wagenseil
Tom`s Guide
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Cyber security 101: Protect your privacy from hackers, spies, and the government
Simple steps can make the difference between losing your online accounts or maintaining what is now a precious commodity: Your privacy.
Charlie Osborne and Zack Whittaker
ZDNet
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Critical Flaw Uncovered In WordPress That Remained Unpatched for 6 Years
Exclusive — If you have not updated your website to the latest WordPress version 5.0.3...
Swati Khandelwal
The Hacker News
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2 Billion Unencrypted Records Leaked In Marketing Data Breach -- What Happened And What To Do Next
I woke up this morning to discover, yet again, that I was one of a stupidly large number of people whose personal data...
Davey Winder
Forbes
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3 ways state actors target businesses in cyber warfare, and how to protect yourself
The year 2019 is likely to see an increase of state actors taking aim at the private sector in foreign companies.
James Sanders
Tech Republic
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DHS issues security alert about recent DNS hijacking attacks
The US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has published today an "emergency directive" that contains guidance in regards to a recent report detailing a wave of DNS hijacking incidents perpetrated out of Iran.
Catalin Cimpanu
ZDNet
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Cryptocurrency mining malware is the number one malware menace - again | ZDNet
Cryptojackers like CoinHive top Check Point’s ‘most wanted’ malware list – but Smoke Loader’s first entry points to what might be to come.
Danny Palmer
ZDNet
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Del Rio City Hall Forced to Use Paper After Ransomwar
The City Hall of Del Rio, Texas was hit by a ransomware attack on Thursday, which led to multiple computers on the network being turned off and disconnected from the Internet to contain and analyze the malware
Sergiu Gatlan
Bleeping Computer
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The Big Hack: How China Used a Tiny Chip to Infiltrate U.S. Companies
The attack by Chinese spies reached almost 30 U.S. companies, including Amazon and Apple...
Jordan Robertson and Michael Riley
Bloomberg
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Google+ to be shut down after data breach
Google+, Google`s attempt to create a social media network to rival Facebook, is shutting down.
Tim Sandle
Digital Journal
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How cybersecurity will evolve in a 5G connected world
A panel of cybersecurity and tech professionals gathered at the 2018 AT&T Business Summit to discuss the future of 5G security.
Macy Bayern
Tech Republic
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Facebook security breach: Up to 50m accounts attacked
Facebook says almost 50 million of its users were left exposed by a security flaw.
Dave Lee
BBC News
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FBI warns companies about hackers increasingly abusing RDP connections
Millions of RDP endpoints remain exposed online and vulnerable to exploit, dictionary, and brute-force attacks.
Catalin Cimpanu for Zero Day
ZDNet
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Researcher Discloses New Zero-Day Affecting All Versions of Windows
A security researcher has publicly disclosed an unpatched zero-day vulnerability in all supported versions of Microsoft Windows operating system...
Mohit Kumar
The Hacker News