• 'Attor' Cyber-Espionage Platform Used in Attacks Aimed at Russia

    A recently uncovered highly targeted cyber-espionage platform that uses Tor for network communication has remained under the radar for at least six years, ESET reports. read mor […]

  • Google Patches 8 Vulnerabilities in Chrome 77

    Google this week announced an update for Chrome 77 that addresses 8 security vulnerabilities in the application, including 5 reported by external researchers. read mor […]

  • Hospitals Resume Accepting Patients After Malware Attack

    An Alabama hospital chain that quit accepting new patients after a malware attack crippled computer systems said it has resumed normal operations after paying a ransom demand. read mor […]

  • NIST and Microsoft Partner to Improve Enterprise Patching Strategies

    The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and Microsoft this week announced a joint effort aimed at helping enterprises improve their patching strategies.  read mor […]

  • New Blockchain Solution for IIoT Aims to Solve Scaling Problem

    Blockchain, or distributed ledger, is sometimes described as a 'solution in search of a problem'. There are many valid applications outside of pure cybersecurity -- for example, reducing transaction costs in complex legal situations like house purchase, or tracking the location of physical goods in distribution or supply chains -- but improving cybersecurity has had few valid and proven proposals. read mor […]

  • EU Takes Aim at China and Huawei in 5G Cybersecurity Report

    A European Union report assessing risks to its planned 5G cybersecurity networks says that foreign states and state-backed actors represent the biggest threat, and it all but named Chinese firm Huawei as one such risk. Huawei started developing 5G infrastructure a long time ago, along with companies such as Nokia and Ericsson, and it was […]

  • US Homeland Security Wants Subpoena Power to Get Data from ISPs about Vulnerable Systems

    The US Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), in charge of leading national cybersecurity and infrastructure resilience programs, wants a change to federal law that would allow it to inspect systems behind ISPs and notify them to fix problems. The Department of Homeland Security, which oversees CISA, wants to learn about vulnerable systems before they […]