Cyber Security

New GreyNoise free service alerts you when your devices get

Image: Hugo Jehanne Cyber-security firm GreyNoise Intelligence today announced the launch of GreyNoise Alerts, a new free service that will automatically notify you via email when any devices on your organization’s IP address range get hacked and start exhibiting potentially malicious behavior. How does it work? The threat intelligence outfit sifts through widespread scan traffic reaching Internet-connected […]

Cyber Security

State-backed phishing targets govt employees with fast food

More than a dozen state-backed hacking groups are actively targeting U.S. Government employees and healthcare organizations in phishing campaigns that use lures designed to take advantage of the fears surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic. “TAG has specifically identified over a dozen government-backed attacker groups using COVID-19 themes as lure for phishing and malware attempts—trying to get their targets […]

Cyber Security
Cyber Security

Researcher Discloses 4 Zero-Day Bugs in IBM’s Enterprise

A cybersecurity researcher today publicly disclosed technical details and PoC for 4 unpatched zero-day vulnerabilities affecting an enterprise security software offered by IBM after the company refused to acknowledge the responsibly submitted disclosure. The affected premium product in question is IBM Data Risk Manager (IDRM) that has been designed to analyze sensitive business information assets […]

Cyber Security

FBI says that sharing personal info online only helps

We all know someone willing to share everything on social media, including sensitive personal information they used as answers to security questions when setting up their accounts on various social networks. This can include information on schools they’re attending, on schools they graduated from, pet names, favorite music or places to eat, and even their mother’s maiden […]

Cyber Security

COVID-Themed Lures Target SCADA Sectors With Data Stealing

A new malware campaign has been found using coronavirus-themed lures to strike government and energy sectors in Azerbaijan with remote access trojans (RAT) capable of exfiltrating sensitive documents, keystrokes, passwords, and even images from the webcam. The targeted attacks employ Microsoft Word documents as droppers to deploy a previously unknown Python-based RAT dubbed “PoetRAT” due […]

Cyber Security
Cyber Security

Manage Reserved Storage from the command line

In a couple of weeks, Windows May 2020 Update will begin rolling out to consumers and enterprises and it will arrive with the ability to manage Reserved Storage from the command line. Reserved Storage was introduced with May 2019 update and it’s a “feature” that sets aside a portion of the Windows system drive to be used […]

Cyber Security
Cyber Security

$100K Nokia Bell Labs Prize

Revolutionary ideas in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics don’t occur every day. But when those “eureka” moments happen, we need to provide a forum to explore those ideas, judge them on their merits, and distinguish the extraordinary from the merely good. Once a year, Nokia Bell Labs makes that forum a reality, where robust proposals […]