Hacks

Zoom Taps Ex-Facebook CISO Amid Security Snafus, Lawsuit
Posted on Thursday April 09, 2020

The online videoconferencing service added Alex Stamos to the team and has also formed an expert advisory board to grapple with the pains of its COVID-19 growth spurt.

‘Unbreakable’ Smart Lock Draws FTC Ire for Deceptive Security Claims
Posted on Thursday April 09, 2020

Tapplock catches heat for patched vulnerabilities -- because of its claims that its smart locks can't be hacked.

PowerPoint ‘Weakness’ Opens Door to Malicious Mouse-Over Attack
Posted on Wednesday April 08, 2020

Novel hack allows an attacker to create a mouse-over in a PowerPoint file that triggers the installation of malware.

‘Fake Fingerprints’ Bypass Scanners with 3D Printing
Posted on Wednesday April 08, 2020

New research used 3D printing technology to bypass fingerprint scanners, and tested it against Apple, Samsung and Microsoft mobile products.

Serious Exchange Flaw Still Plagues 350K Servers
Posted on Tuesday April 07, 2020

The Microsoft Exchange vulnerability was patched in February and has been targeted by several threat groups.

FIN6 and TrickBot Combine Forces in ‘Anchor’ Attacks
Posted on Tuesday April 07, 2020

FIN6 fingerprints were spotted in recent cyberattacks that initially infected victims with the TrickBot trojan, and then eventually downloaded the Anchor backdoor malware.

Government VPN Servers Targeted in Zero-Day Attack
Posted on Monday April 06, 2020

The attacks are being carried out against Chinese government interests worldwide, according to Qihoo 360.

Firefox Zero-Day Flaws Exploited in the Wild Get Patched
Posted on Saturday April 04, 2020

Mozilla Foundation rushes patches to fix bugs in its browser that could allow for remote code execution.

In COVID-19 Scam Scramble, Cybercrooks Recycle Phishing Kits
Posted on Thursday April 02, 2020

Old phishing kits are being pressed into service to keep up with the unprecedented volume of new scams that exploit the pandemic.

Millions of Guests Impacted in Marriott Data Breach, Again
Posted on Tuesday March 31, 2020

The second breach in less than 24 months stemmed from employee account compromises.

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