FBI Investigating If JetBrains Was Compromised by SolarWinds Hackers

The FBI is trying to determine if JetBrains was compromised as part of the SolarWinds attack.

FBI Warns of Cyberattacks Against Online Learning

The FBI is warning that hackers are increasingly targeting online learning as students get back to class after the holidays.

SolarWinds Hackers Gained Access to Microsoft Source Code

Microsoft has revealed that hackers viewed some of its source code as part of the SolarWinds attack that government agencies are still investigating.

GoDaddy In Hot Water After Employees Help Hackers

GoDaddy is once again in the news for all the wrong reasons after employees were tricked into helping hackers take over domains.

FBI: Hackers Exploited SonarQube to Steal Government and Commercial Source Code

The FBI has warned that hackers have been accessing proprietary source code from government agencies and businesses by exploiting SonarQube.

Ransomware Results In a Fatality In Germany

Ransomware has been a growing issue for years but, in a first, ransomware appears to have caused the death of a hospital patient.

Canon Suffers Major Ransomware Attack

Cannon has suffered a crippling ransomware attack, impacting numerous services and resulting in data loss and theft.

Majority of Users Don’t Change Passwords After Data Breach

A new study has found the vast majority of users fail to change their passwords after being notified their data was impacted by a security breach.

Sophos Issues Hotfix For Firewall Zero-Day Being Actively Exploited

Sophos has issued a hotfix for its XG Firewall to patch a zero-day exploit that was being actively exploited by hackers.

Mozilla Raising Firefox Bug Bounties

Mozilla has announced it is raising the bug bounties it pays for Firefox to $10,000.

Apple Says iOS Mail Vulnerability Poses No Immediate Threat

Apple has said a recently discovered iOS Mail vulnerability poses no immediate threat and a fix is coming soon.

Hackers Targeting Unpatched Windows Bug

Microsoft has issued an advisory warning that hackers are using a new, unpatched bug to target Windows users.

100,000 WordPress Sites Vulnerable To Being Wiped

To make matters worse, this vulnerability is being actively exploited. WebARX has already stopped over 16,000 attacks attempting to exploit the plugin.

Ring Is a Case Study In Bad Privacy Policy

Ring has been in the news for its ongoing struggles with privacy issues. Its latest response, not to mention its approach in general, could serve as a case study of what not to do.

U.S. Indicts 4 China Military Personnel for Equifax Breach

TheStreet.com is reporting the U.S. has handed down a nine-count indictment against four Chinese military personnel, claiming they hacked into Equifax. “This was a deliberate and sweeping intrusion into the private information of the American people,” Attorney General William Barr…

WhatsApp Bug Let Hackers Access Computers Via a Text Message

Facebook has just patched a vulnerability in WhatsApp that could allow a hacker to take control of a target’s computer via a single text message. Security research Gal Weizman, with PerimiterX, discovered the flaw and worked with Facebook to fix…

Google Paid Record-Breaking $6.5 Million In Bug Bounties In 2019

Google has announced it paid a record-breaking $6.5 million through its Vulnerability Reward Programs in 2019. Google’s VRPs rewards security researchers who find and report bugs so the company can address them. According to the company, 2019’s payout doubled what…

Intel Dealing With Zombieland Flaw For Third Time

For the third time in a year, Intel is preparing to release a patch to address two microarchitectural data sampling (MDS) flaws, also known as Zombieland flaws. According to the company’s blog post, of these two new issues, one is…

PSA: NSA Issues Warning About Windows 10 Vulnerability

The National Security Agency (NSA) has issued a press release detailing a severe vulnerability in Windows 10 and encouraging all users to update immediately. According the NSA’s press release, the agency discovered the vulnerability in the Windows 10 cryptography functionality.…

FBI Using Deception to Help Protect Companies From Cybercrime

According to an Ars Technica story, the FBI is using one of the oldest tricks in the book to help companies protect data: deception. Under a program called IDLE (Illicit Data Loss Exploitation), the FBI is working to proactively protect…