Avast Speaks at Virtual Digital Sanity Summit | Avast

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We are now rounding out the second week of California’s shelter-in-place order, and I’m sure I’m not the only parent who will admit to abandoning my kids’ screen time rules as part ...
Cybersecurity insurance firm Chubb investigates its own ransomware attack

Cybersecurity insurance firm Chubb investigates its own ransomware attack

A notorious ransomware gang claims to have successfully compromised the infrastructure… of a company selling cyberinsurance. The Maze ransomware group says it has encrypted data belonging to Chubb, which claims to be ...
Scammers Target U.S. Troops with Fake COVID-19 Tests

Scammers Target U.S. Troops with Fake COVID-19 Tests

Scammers continue to piggyback on the COVID-19 Coronavirus scare with new tricks, this time targeting U.S. Army service members with phone calls requesting their personal information and promising a testing kit to ...

Hackers Leak FSB Plan for IoT Botnet | Avast

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This week, Russian hacking group Digital Revolution leaked documents it claims to have pilfered from a company building a cyberweapon for the FSB, the Russian intelligence agency. ZDNet reporters who have seen ...
Tupperware Website Compromised with Credit Card Skimmer

Tupperware Website Compromised with Credit Card Skimmer

Digital attackers compromised the website of kitchen and household products manufacturer Tupperware with a credit card skimmer. On March 20, researchers at Malwarebytes observed that attackers had compromised tupperware[.]com by hiding malicious ...
FBI Takes Down Russia-based Cyber Platform Selling Private Data and Contraband

FBI Takes Down Russia-based Cyber Platform Selling Private Data and Contraband

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) took down the DEER.IO website, a known cybercrime platform based in Russia, along with Kirill Victorovich Firsov, its alleged administrator. When you hear of personal information ...
A primer on 'Network Traffic Analysis' by Byron Acohido

Q&A: Accedian’s Michael Rezek on using ‘Network Traffic Analysis’ to defend hybrid networks

Defending business networks isn’t getting any easier. Companies can have the latest, greatest perimeter defenses, intrusion detection systems and endpoint protections – and attackers will still get through. Just ask Equifax or ...
Cybercriminals move quickly in UK to abuse distress over Coronavirus pandemic

Cybercriminals move quickly in UK to abuse distress over Coronavirus pandemic

According to the UK’s National Fraud Intelligence Bureau (NFBI), criminals were quick to latch on to news of the novel Coronavirus outbreak, swindling £970,000 out of the pockets of UK citizens since ...
Industrial Entities in Middle East Targeted by WildPressure APT Operation

Industrial Entities in Middle East Targeted by WildPressure APT Operation

A newly detected advanced persistent threat (APT) operation called “WildPressure” targeted industrial organizations and other entities in the Middle East. Researchers at Kaspersky Lab observed WildPressue distributing samples of a fully operation ...
Canon Data Breach Affects General Electric’s Current and Former Employees

Canon Data Breach Affects General Electric’s Current and Former Employees

General Electric (GE) has revealed that a data breach at Canon Business Process Services (Canon), one of the company’s service providers, exposed details about GE employees, former employees, and other beneficiaries. Just ...