Cyber Security Roundup for December 2020

Cyber Security Roundup for December 2020

A roundup of UK focused Cyber and Information Security News, Blog Posts, Reports and general Threat Intelligence from the previous calendar month, November 2020.Manchester United FC remains impacted by a seemly major ...
Cyber Security Roundup for May 2020

Cyber Security Roundup for May 2020

A roundup of UK focused Cyber and Information Security News, Blog Posts, Reports and general Threat Intelligence from the previous calendar month, April 2020.As well reported, UK foreign exchange firm Travelex business ...
Zero-Day Flaw Allowed Attackers to Achieve RCE on Firewalls

Zero-Day Flaw Allowed Attackers to Achieve RCE on Firewalls

British security firm Sophos determined that malicious actors had abused a zero-day vulnerability to achieve remote code execution (RCE) on some of its firewall products. According to Sophos, the attack chain began ...
Sipping from the Coronavirus Domain Firehose

Sipping from the Coronavirus Domain Firehose

Security experts are poring over thousands of new Coronavirus-themed domain names registered each day, but this often manual effort struggles to keep pace with the flood of domains invoking the virus to ...
SASE

Sophos CEO: Pending Acquisition Part of Larger Services Shift

The pending $3.9 billion acquisition of Sophos by Thoma Bravo, announced this week, is part of a larger effort to transform how cybersecurity is achieved and maintained. Sophos CEO Kris Hagerman said ...
Security Boulevard
cloud security

Sophos Acquires Rook Security to Extend Services Strategy

Sophos today announced it has acquired Rook Security, a provider of a managed set of detection and response services that will further advance the company’s expansion into cybersecurity services. Company CTO Joe ...
Security Boulevard

Android and OneDrive, and iOS-targeting phish

| | android, ios, OneDrive, Scams, sophos
OneDrive app for Android updated with fingerprint authentication; iOS phishing scam that connects to fake Apple Care ...

Trojanized Android firmware & how to check Android apps for unencrypted data

Trojanized firmware found in 141 low-cost Android devices, and checking whether Android apps send unencrypted data ...

Disconcerting Android stories and one bit of good news

Facebook demands too much privilege, Kaspersky on cyberespionage in the Middle East, Symantec on malware returning to Google Play, and Sophos on Google's insisting (at last) that device makers patch properly ...

Firefox for iOS: tracking protection by default

| | Firefox, ios, Mozilla, sophos
Firefox for iOS: tracking protection now on by default. Mozilla announcement and commentary from Sophos ...