With a little $10bn package proposed to help them on their way President Biden is preparing to assemble a crack US government cybersecurity team, and has pledged $10bn in funding to shore up the defenses of Uncle Sam's computer networks.…
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Security eggheads discover their PCs chatting with Kim Jong Un's hackers North Korea's hackers homed in on specific infosec researchers and infected their systems with a backdoor after luring them to a suspicious website, Google revealed on Monday.…
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Zscaler has discovered a new botnet named DreamBus whose C&C server is hosted on the Tor network.
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SonicWall has warned customers that a zero-day vulnerability has been found affecting several of its VPN products.
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The Department for Education needs to learn its lesson too Column  It is not good form to ruin people's online privacy. It is especially bad form if you're in a position of authority when you do this. It goes beyond bad form altogether if you're the Department for Education and you are potentially exposing schoolchildren to online attacks. That is criminal neglect.…
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Xiaomi started a successful journey in the Android program with the release of the Mi A1. The device was well received and sold like hotcakes. ... The post Xiaomi Mi A2 lite is getting January 2021 security patch appeared first on Gizchina.com.
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Not long ago, Oppo unveiled its Oppo Reno5 Pro 5G as its first mid-range contender to conquer the market in 2021. The company unveiled in ... The post Oppo Reno5 Pro 5G receives January 2021 security patch and camera improvements appeared first on Gizchina.com.
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Over four and a half years, a home security technician gave himself access to more than 200 ADT Pulse accounts in order to spy on female customers.
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DDoS amplification attacks have abused all kinds of legit services. Now, it's Windows.
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Plus: A security company creeper, Biden’s cyberteam, and the rest of this week’s security news.
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Hackers could have abused this fan-favorite Kindle feature to steal funds and personal data.
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Plus: SonicWall hacked, Qualcomm security wobble, warrantless cellphone monitoring by US snoops revealed In brief  One-time ADT security engineer Telesforo Aviles, 35, pleaded guilty to computer fraud in the US after spying on women through their home surveillance cameras.…
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Employee for ADT accessed ~200 customer cams on more than 9,600 occasions.
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The hack, which became public in December, hit several federal agencies and many companies.
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TLDR: With The Ultimate 2021 White Hat Hacker Certification Bundle, students get schooled in more than 100 hours of cybersecurity and ethical hacking expertise. In case you haven’t heard, the U.S. has been at the center of a building cybersecurity meltdown in recent months, including everything from suffering staggering widespread hacking attacks to disappointing setbacks in costly attempts to improve the safety of vital defense systems. Those alarming missteps could be on a path toward improvement with an additional $10 billion in funds earmarked for cybersecurity and IT fixes in the wake of the SolarWinds hack.  But what it really… This story continues at The Next Web
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Proofpoint report finds majority of businesses believe they are at risk.
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Manifest v3 in stable channel release plus JavaScript timer throttling, security fixes Google on Tuesday announced the stable channel release of Chrome 88, which includes support for an extension platform revision known as Manifest v3.…
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Instructions for spotting and keeping suspected Russians out of systems Any organizations that used the backdoored SolarWinds network-monitoring software should take another look at their logs for signs of intrusion in light of new guidance and tooling.…
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Points finger at privilege escalation via application rights in Azure AD, which Microsoft says is as designed Security company Malwarebytes suspects a breach of its Office 365 and Azure tenancies is by the same attacker behind the SolarWinds hack, but reckons flaws in Azure Active Directory security are also to blame.…
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A new Canon Powershot AI camera is rumored to be close to launch – and it might just bring some special software for exciting gesture controls.
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