Incident Of The Week: Russia Utilizes Hacking 101 Strategies Toward Government And Energy Sector Targets

Incident Of The Week: Russia Utilizes Hacking 101 Strategies Toward Government And Energy Sector Targets

Posted by AngelaWong, 10-08-2020

Records Exposed: Undisclosed  |  Industry: Government and Energy  |  Type Of Attack: Spear Phishing, Malware, Brute Force, Zero-Day] The Russian Hacker group Fancy Bear poses an o...

Researcher Finds New Office Macro Attacks for MacOS

Researcher Finds New Office Macro Attacks for MacOS

Posted by AngelaWong, 09-08-2020

Building successful macro attacks means getting past several layers of security, but a Black Hat speaker found a way through.   Microsoft Office is no stranger to vulnerabilities and exploits. ...

Researchers Revive

Researchers Revive 'Foreshadow' Attack by Extending It Beyond L1 Cache

Posted by AngelaWong, 09-08-2020

Researchers revealed late on Thursday that the mitigations and patches rolled out in 2018 for the Foreshadow vulnerabilities affecting Intel processors can fail to prevent attacks. Foreshadow, also k...

How Traditional Machine Learning Is Holding Cybersecurity Back

How Traditional Machine Learning Is Holding Cybersecurity Back

Posted by AngelaWong, 04-08-2020

While global cybersecurity spending now surpasses $100 billion annually, 64 percent of enterprises were compromised in 2018, according to a study by the Ponemon Institute. Wh...

Google: Eleven zero-days detected in the wild in the first half of 2020

Google: Eleven zero-days detected in the wild in the first half of 2020

Posted by AngelaWong, 03-08-2020

According to data collected by Google's Project Zero security team, there have been 11 zero-day vulnerabilities exploited in the wild in the first half of the year. The current number puts 2020 on tr...

Phishing Email Uses Google Ad Redirect to Steal Microsoft Credentials

Phishing Email Uses Google Ad Redirect to Steal Microsoft Credentials

Posted by AngelaWong, 01-08-2020

  Security researchers came across a phishing email that used a Google Ad redirect as a part of its efforts to steal victims’ Microsoft credentials. Cofense found that the email orig...