71% of organizations experienced BEC attacks over the past year

Business email compromise (BEC) attacks are one of the most financially damaging cyber crimes and have been on the rise over the past year. This is according to GreatHorn report, which revealed that spoofed email accounts or websites were the most expe… Continue reading 71% of organizations experienced BEC attacks over the past year

Eclypsium: BIOSConnect Flaws Haunt Millions of Dell Computers

Security researchers at Eclypsium have figured out a way to exploit a set of high-severity vulnerabilities that expose millions of Dell computers to stealthy hacker attacks.
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Zyxel Warns Customers of Attacks on Security Appliances

Networking device manufacturer Zyxel has issued an alert to warn customers of attacks targeting a subset of security appliances that have remote management or SSL VPN enabled.
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In Memoriam: John McAfee, 1945–2021. R.I.P.

John David McAfee took his own life yesterday, in a Spanish prison.
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Arrested Clop gang members laundered over $500M in ransomware payments

Catalin Cimpanu reports: The members of the Clop ransomware gang that were arrested last week in Ukraine as part of an international law enforcement action also operated money laundering services for multiple cybercrime groups. According to cryptocurre… Continue reading Arrested Clop gang members laundered over $500M in ransomware payments

Westfield clerk, mayor battle over spyware installed on city hall computers

Richard Essex reports: Spyware was found on all of the computers in the Westfield clerk treasurer’s office, and now she and the mayor are battling in court about it. This particular software allows remote access to all the data stored in that office, w… Continue reading Westfield clerk, mayor battle over spyware installed on city hall computers

It takes less than one hour to exploit vulnerable container infrastructure

Aqua Security published a research revealing a continued rise in cyberattacks targeting container infrastructure and supply chains, and showing that it can now take less than one hour to exploit vulnerable container infrastructure. The report provides … Continue reading It takes less than one hour to exploit vulnerable container infrastructure