Category: Black Hat 2019

Coordinated Ransomware Attack Hits 23 Texas Government Agencies
Black Hat 2019, cyberattack

Coordinated Ransomware Attack Hits 23 Texas Government Agencies

Researchers say that the targeted ransomware cyberattack on 23 Texas local and state entities represents a shift from "attacks of opportunity" to more targeted, malicious ... Read More

Fake News and Influence: Information Warfare in the Digital Age
Akamai, Black Hat 2019

Fake News and Influence: Information Warfare in the Digital Age

The administrator of your personal data will be Threatpost, Inc., 500 Unicorn Park, Woburn, MA 01801. Detailed information on the processing of personal data can ... Read More

ThreatList: 4.1B Records Exposed in Breaches in First Half of 2019
4.1 billion records, all time high

ThreatList: 4.1B Records Exposed in Breaches in First Half of 2019

The number of exposed records has hit record highs in just the first two quarters. . ThreatList: 4.1B Records Exposed in Breaches in First Half ... Read More

Breached Passwords Still in Use By Hundreds of Thousands
Black Hat 2019, breach

Breached Passwords Still in Use By Hundreds of Thousands

More than 300,000 users still utilize credentials that have been compromised - with people visiting video streaming and porn sites most at fault, Google found ... Read More

News Wrap: DejaBlue Bugs and Biometrics Data Breaches
biometrics, biometrics data

News Wrap: DejaBlue Bugs and Biometrics Data Breaches

The administrator of your personal data will be Threatpost, Inc., 500 Unicorn Park, Woburn, MA 01801. Detailed information on the processing of personal data can ... Read More

iPhone holes and Android malware – how to keep your phone safe
Android malware, Apple

iPhone holes and Android malware – how to keep your phone safe

Watch the latest Naked Security Live video for our non-technical tips to improve your online safety, whichever type of phone you prefer. . iPhone holes ... Read More

HTTP Bugs Open Websites to DoS Attacks
Akamai, Ambassador

HTTP Bugs Open Websites to DoS Attacks

Eight vulnerabilities in the HTTP/2 server implementations were found in vendors Amazon, Apple, Microsoft and Apache. . HTTP Bugs Open Websites to DoS Attacks ThreatpostSource ... Read More

Energy Sector Phish Swims Past Microsoft Email Security via Google Drive
Black Hat 2019, Credentials

Energy Sector Phish Swims Past Microsoft Email Security via Google Drive

The savvy technique of avoiding malicious links in the email allowed the phishing attack to reach its targets. . Energy Sector Phish Swims Past Microsoft ... Read More

Apache Security Advisories Red Flag Wrong Versions in Patching Gaffe
Apache Software Foundation, Apache Struts

Apache Security Advisories Red Flag Wrong Versions in Patching Gaffe

Up to 24 Apache Struts Security Advisories listed the wrong versions that were impacted by vulnerabilities, researchers warn. . Apache Security Advisories Red Flag Wrong ... Read More