APWG: Phishing maintained near-record levels in the first quarter of 2021

The Anti-Phishing Working Group (APWG) revealed that the number of phishing websites peaked at record levels in the first quarter of 2021. The Anti-Phishing Working Group (APWG) has published its new Phishing Activity Trends Report related to the first quarter of 2021. The document revealed that phishing maintained record levels in the first quarter of 2021, the […]

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What is a Honeypot and How it Improves Network security?

Honeypot is one type of security mechanism which creates a virtual trap to lure attackers. This is an intentionally a vulnerable computer system that allows attackers to exploit the vulnerabilities. It is better that you study well to improve your security policy. Users need to apply the honeypot where the user can compute the resource […]

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Volkswagen America Discloses Data Breach Impacting 3.3 Million

Volkswagen Group of America this week revealed that approximately 3.3 million people might have been affected in a data breach that impacted both Audi of America and Volkswagen of America (together VWGoA).

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Recorded Future Unveils $20M Threat-Intel Investment Fund

Christopher Ahlberg wants to “build a significant threat-intel company” and he isn’t shy about looking externally for technology innovation around data intelligence tools.

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McDonald’s Says Hackers Breached Data in Taiwan, South Korea

Fast food giant McDonald’s on Friday said hackers breached their servers and accessed data from customers in Taiwan and South Korea.

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Shocking Indictment! Chief Operating Officer (COO) Charged for Hacking into a Medical Center

The Justice Department reveals that a Chief Operating Officer (COO) of a security firm was charged for conducting a cyberattack on Gwinnett Medical Center in 2018 for personal and financial gain. Chief Operating Officer is one of the highest-ranking executive positions who take care of the company’s operational functions and administration. Vikas Singla, 45, of […]

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Alibaba’s Lazada Launches Public Bug Bounty Program

Southeast Asian e-commerce platform Lazada on Thursday announced the launch of a public bug bounty program with YesWeHack.

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New twist on DNA data storage lets users preview stored files

Researchers have turned a longstanding challenge in DNA data storage into a tool, using it to offer users previews of stored data files — such as thumbnail versions of image files.
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Flaws in Rockwell Software Impact Products From Schneider Electric, GE and Others

Several vulnerabilities discovered by Kaspersky researchers in Rockwell Automation software impact industrial products from Schneider Electric, GE and other vendors.

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GitHub Starts Scanning for Exposed Package Registry Credentials

GitHub this week announced that it has started scanning code hosted on its platform for package registry credentials, including RubyGems and PyPI secrets.

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