Ransomware attacks are hitting universities hard, and they are feeling the pressure

Schools and universities are facing an unprecedented level of ransomware attacks as incidents continue to severely impact the education sector.  The warning comes from Jisc, a not-for-profit organisation that provides…

Is Microsoft really going to cut off security updates for my “unsupported” Windows 11 PC? [Ask ZDNet]

Welcome to this week’s installment of Ask ZDNet, where we answer your burning tech questions.  In the mailbag this week: Is Microsoft really threatening to cut off security updates for…

Android security: Flaw in an audio codec left two-thirds of smartphones at risk of snooping, say researchers

Millions of Android devices were vulnerable to a remote code execution attack due to flaws in an audio codec that Apple open-sourced years ago but which hasn’t been patched since.…

Zero-Trust For All: A Practical Guide

How to use zero-trust architecture effectively in today’s modern cloud-dependent infrastructures. While “zero-trust architecture” has become a buzz phrase, there’s plenty of confusion as to what it actually is. Is…

Infosecurity Europe Announces Live Training Courses for this Year’s Event

Live cybersecurity training courses taking place for first time during this year’s Infosecurity Europe conference

Skeletons in the Closet: Security 101 Takes a Backseat to 0-days

Nate Warfield, CTO at Prevailion, discusses the dangers of focusing on zero-day security vulnerabilities, and how security teams are being distracted from the day-to-day work that prevents most breaches. Rarely…

LemonDuck botnet plunders Docker cloud instances in cryptocurrency crime wave

Operators of the LemonDuck botnet are targeting Docker instances in a cryptocurrency mining campaign. LemonDuck is cryptocurrency mining malware wrapped up in a botnet structure. The malware exploits older vulnerabilities…

FBI Warns US Farmers of Ransomware Surge

Agricultural sector could be vulnerable during critical seasons

State Actors Drive Record Number of Zero-Day Exploits in 2021

China is most prolific actor, according to Mandiant

Crypto-Mining Botnet Goes After Misconfigured Docker APIs

LemonDuck targets Linux machines