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  • New Group of Hackers Targeting Businesses with Financially Motivated Cyber Attacks
    by [email protected] (Swati Khandelwal) on November 14, 2019 at 7:15 pm

    Security researchers have tracked down activities of a new group of financially-motivated hackers that are targeting several businesses and organizations in Germany, Italy, and the United States in an attempt to infect them with backdoor, banking Trojan, or ransomware malware. Though the new malware campaigns are not customized for each organization, the threat actors appear to be more

  • Qualcomm Chip Flaws Let Hackers Steal Private Data From Android Devices
    by [email protected] (Swati Khandelwal) on November 14, 2019 at 11:38 am

    Hundreds of millions of devices, especially Android smartphones and tablets, using Qualcomm chipsets, are vulnerable to a new set of potentially serious vulnerabilities. According to a report cybersecurity firm CheckPoint shared with The Hacker News, the flaws could allow attackers to steal sensitive data stored in a secure area that is otherwise supposed to be the most protected part of a

  • Company Detected Years-Long Breach Only After Hacker Maxed Out Servers' Storage
    by [email protected] (Wang Wei) on November 14, 2019 at 9:07 am

    What could be even worse than getting hacked? It's the "failure to detect intrusions" that always results in huge losses to the organizations. Utah-based technology company InfoTrax Systems is the latest example of such a security blunder, as the company was breached more than 20 times from May 2014 until March 2016. What's ironic is that the company detected the breach only after it

  • 4 Best Free Online Security Tools for SMEs in 2020
    by [email protected] (The Hacker News) on November 14, 2019 at 7:00 am

    Cyberattacks on small and midsized companies in 2019 cost $200,000 per company on average, mercilessly putting many of them out of business, says CNBC in its analysis of a recent Accenture report. In light of the global cybersecurity skills shortage, the number is set to soar in 2020. Solely in the UK, over 50,000 British SMEs could collapse next year following a cyberattack. This article

  • The Comprehensive Compliance Guide (Get Assessment Templates)
    by [email protected] (The Hacker News) on November 14, 2019 at 6:38 am

    Complying with cyber regulations forms a significant portion of the CISO's responsibility. Compliance is, in fact, one of the major drivers in the purchase and implementation of new security products. But regulations come in multiple different colors and shapes – some are tailored to a specific vertical, while others are industry-agnostic. Some bare explicit consequences for failing to comply

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