In a traditional patch Tuesday update, Microsoft fixed a total of 128 vulnerabilities in various products and components. Of those, at least 10 are critical, at least two were known before the release of the patches and at least one of them was already actively exploited by unknown attackers. This is why it is a…

When it comes to security, there are some low-lying threats that can cause big problems. One important example is malware designed to exploit Linux systems, often in the form of executable and linkable format (ELF) binaries. And, as the Linux footprint continues to expand, so, too, will attacks against it. Researchers from FortiGuard Labs noted…

Our researchers analyzed the HermeticRansom malware also known as Elections GoRansom. By and large, this is a fairly simple cryptor. What is interesting in this case is the purpose for which attackers are using it. HermeticRansom goals HermeticRansom attacked computers at the same time as another malware known as HermeticWiper, and based on publicly available…

Ransomware incidents have increased dramatically over the past few years. Complaints about ransomware attacks to the FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center surged 62% in the first half of 2021 compared to a similar time frame in 2020, according to the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency. To blunt this growing threat, security professionals need to understand…

No one — gamer, cryptocurrency investor, or online shopper — is safe from scammers. But no matter who the victim is or how sophisticated the scheme may be, there is always a way to sniff out fraud before it’s too late. Today we’re looking at five common signs of online scams to help you avoid…

What’s the key to effective security? How can we continue to defend against the ever-rising tide of cyberattacks amid a constantly evolving perimeter and the unprecedented acceleration of hybrid work? And let’s not forget about the proliferation of devices connecting to the network, and the mass movement of applications into the cloud. If we’ve learned…

Common Sense Media released a report examining kids’ privacy trends and practices of hundreds of popular technology companies and products over the last five years. The report is the culmination of evaluating privacy policy data from 200 of the most popular companies and products aimed at children and students. The report finds some improvements for…

“If we have 1 Millions $ in our wallet in the next 48 hours, we will not leak this information and also we will not sell it to anybody,” Black Shadow wrote on Telegram. The Atraf dating site was compromised after the group hacked CyberServe, an Israeli internet service provider whose clients include public transportation…