Vengeful IT admin thrown behind bars for destroying Army systems on exit

Vengeful IT admin thrown behind bars for destroying Army systems on exit

Posted by , 02-10-2019

A former systems engineer has wound up in prison after being found guilty of destroying critical US Army network resources in retaliation for termination.   Last week, the US Department of ...

1.6 million Apple users are targeted by phishing attacks

1.6 million Apple users are targeted by phishing attacks

Posted by , 30-09-2019

The number of phishing attacks targeting users of Mac computers, iOS-based mobile devices, and the associated web services ecosystem to lure them into fraudulent schemes has reached 1.6 million in the...

Singapore defence ministry runs second HackerOne bug bounty programme

Singapore defence ministry runs second HackerOne bug bounty programme

Posted by , 30-09-2019

Singapore Ministry of Defence (Mindef) has kicked off its second bug bounty programme in hopes of uncovering vulnerabilities in 11 internet-facing systems and websites. It has engaged previous collabo...

Researchers disclose new SIM card attack dubbed ‘WIBattack’

Researchers disclose new SIM card attack dubbed ‘WIBattack’

Posted by , 30-09-2019

In order to exploit WIB apps, attackers need to send a specially formatted binary SMS (called an OTA SMS) that contain WIB commands. The commands supported on a WIB app includes Get location data, ...

Texas Prepares to Implement Mandatory Cybersecurity Training for Government Employees

Texas Prepares to Implement Mandatory Cybersecurity Training for Government Employees

Posted by , 27-09-2019

Preparations are underway in Texas to introduce mandatory annual cybersecurity training for nearly all government employees.  The Lone Star State passed a House bill to introduce the cyber-safet...

Attackers Abuse Narrator Utility to Access Windows Systems

Attackers Abuse Narrator Utility to Access Windows Systems

Posted by , 27-09-2019

Security researchers have spotted a suspected Chinese Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) group that is replacing the built-in Narrator ‘Ease of Access’ feature in Windows. This group has ...