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Hackers infect VPNs to plant hidden backdoors

Plus, more news bytes including online casino infiltration and a mobile banking phishing scam.

21 February 2020 min read

A tale of two phishes: coronavirus safety and W-9 forms

perex__ Plus, over 500,000 Bitbucket users infected with malware, the Iowa app issue, and more

Plus, over 500,000 Bitbucket users infected with malware, the Iowa app issue, and more

12 February 2020 min read

Did the Saudi crown prince hack Jeff Bezos?

perex__ Plus, more news bytes of the week, including a Microsoft security breach and an FBI PSA cautioning against fake job and hiring scams

Plus, more news bytes of the week, including a Microsoft security breach and an FBI PSA cautioning against fake job and hiring scams

24 January 2020 min read

New phishing tactics bait victims

perex__ Plus, more news bytes of the week, including the resignation of Pete Buttigieg’s CISO, Ukraine asking the FBI for help investigating a cyberattack, and the data breach of an adult webcam network

Plus, more news bytes of the week, including the resignation of Pete Buttigieg’s CISO, Ukraine asking the FBI for help investigating a cyberattack, and the data breach of an adult webcam network

17 January 2020 min read

Answers to 5 key questions about highly publicized NSA-Microsoft story

perex__ {value=Flaw could have undermined a key trust mechanism, and spy agency took unusually public step to point it out }

Flaw could have undermined a key trust mechanism, and spy agency took unusually public step to point it out

15 January 2020 min read

The 12 weirdest cybersecurity stories you haven't heard about

perex__ {value=Including a thumb drive you put in your leg, cybercriminals stealing school lunch info, and using AI to impersonate a CEO}

Including a thumb drive you put in your leg, cybercriminals stealing school lunch info, and using AI to impersonate a CEO

12 January 2020 min read

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Homeland Security warns of Iranian cyberattacks

perex__ Plus, more news bytes of the week, including a new ransomware attack, a new ransomware strain, and the return of...Y2K?

Plus, more news bytes of the week, including a new ransomware attack, a new ransomware strain, and the return of...Y2K?

10 January 2020 min read

Ransomware attackers wish victims happy holidays, offer discounts

perex__ Plus more news bytes from the week, including California's new privacy law and some new sextortion scam tactics

Plus more news bytes from the week, including California's new privacy law and some new sextortion scam tactics

3 January 2020 min read

US Navy calls TikTok a cybersecurity threat

perex__ Plus, hackers target Ring devices for sport and Apple turns to satellite tech as an alternative to wireless networks

Plus, hackers target Ring devices for sport and Apple turns to satellite tech as an alternative to wireless networks

27 December 2019 min read

Ransomware hits 4 US cities in less than a month

perex__ Plus more news bytes from the week, including new tech that allows you to just think your passwords and legal action that may require digging up the body of a cryptocurrency CEO who died in 2018

Plus more news bytes from the week, including new tech that allows you to just think your passwords and legal action that may require digging up the body of a cryptocurrency CEO who died in 2018

20 December 2019 min read

Maze Ransomware hits more organizations, including Florida city one day after air base shooting

perex__ Plus more news bytes of the week, including a crypto-mining Ponzi scheme and a social influencer sentenced for armed home invasion – over a domain name

Plus more news bytes of the week, including a crypto-mining Ponzi scheme and a social influencer sentenced for armed home invasion – over a domain name

13 December 2019 min read

U.S. offers $5 million reward for info about Russian malware masterminds

perex__ Plus more news of the week, including a cyberattack launched by the Chinese government against protestors and malware targeting Facebook ad settings

Plus more news of the week, including a cyberattack launched by the Chinese government against protestors and malware targeting Facebook ad settings

6 December 2019 min read