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Mozilla Patches Bugs in Firefox, Now Blocks Cross-Site Cookie Tracking
Posted on Wednesday February 24, 2021

Mozilla said its Total Cookie Protection feature in Firefox 86 prevents invasive, cross-site cookie tracking.

Microsoft Lures Populate Half of Credential-Swiping Phishing Emails
Posted on Wednesday February 24, 2021

As more organizations migrate to Office 365, cybercriminals are using Outlook, Teams and other Microsoft-themed phishing lures to swipe user credentials.

Daycare Webcam Service Exposes 12,000 User Accounts  
Posted on Tuesday February 23, 2021

NurseryCam suspends service across 40 daycare centers until a security fix is in place.

10K Microsoft Email Users Hit in FedEx Phishing Attack
Posted on Tuesday February 23, 2021

Microsoft users are receiving emails pretending to be from mail couriers FedEx and DHL Express - but that really steal their credentials.

TDoS Attacks Take Aim at Emergency First-Responder Services
Posted on Monday February 22, 2021

The FBI has warned that telephony denial-of-service attacks are taking aim at emergency dispatch centers, which could make it impossible to call for police, fire or ambulance services.

Accellion FTA Zero-Day Attacks Show Ties to Clop Ransomware, FIN11
Posted on Monday February 22, 2021

The threat actors stole data and used Clop's leaks site to demand money in an extortion scheme, though no ransomware was deployed.

Malformed URL Prefix Phishing Attacks Spike 6,000%
Posted on Friday February 19, 2021

Sneaky attackers are flipping backslashes in phishing email URLs to evade protections, researchers said.

Credential-Stuffing Attack Targets Regional Internet Registry
Posted on Friday February 19, 2021

RIPE NCC, the regional Internet registry for Europe, West Asia, and the former Soviet Union, said attackers attempted a credential-stuffing attack against its single-sign on service.

Cybercriminal Enterprise ‘Ringleaders’ Stole $55M Via COVID-19 Fraud, Romance Scams
Posted on Thursday February 18, 2021

The Department of Justice (DoJ) cracked down on a Ghana-based cybercriminal enterprise behind a slew of romance scams, COVID-19 fraud attacks and business email compromise schemes since 2013.

Apple Outlines 2021 Security, Privacy Roadmap
Posted on Thursday February 18, 2021

Latest Apple Platform Security update folds iOS, macOS and hardware into security 2021 roadmap.

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