CyberNews

October Patch Tuesday: 3 Critical Bulletins Among 71

Trend Micro – Zero Day Initiative.  Three Critical patches and other notable vulnerabilities Only three patches were rated Critical this month. Two of them were remote code execution (RCE) vulnerabilities (CVE-2021-38672 and CVE-2021-40461) found in Hyper-V, a hardware virtualization tool. The other Critical fix was for an RCE found

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Nukegate CEO Imprisoned for Fraud

Nukegate CEO Imprisoned for Fraud The former CEO of failed South Carolina electric and natural gas public utility SCANA Corporation (SCANA) has been sent to federal prison after pleading guilty

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Google Creates Cybersecurity Action Team

Google Creates Cybersecurity Action Team Google is bringing together a bevy of in-house experts to form a new cybersecurity advisory team. In a statement released earlier today, Google announced the creation of

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RealDefense Acquires STOPzilla

RealDefense Acquires STOPzilla Antivirus and anti-malware brand STOPzilla has been acquired by California holding company RealDefense.  The deal was announced earlier today and marks RealDefense's fourth acquisition in the security sector. Other brands

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Couple Arrested Over Sale of Nuclear Secrets

Couple Arrested Over Sale of Nuclear Secrets A married couple from Maryland has been arrested on suspicion of selling secret information about the design of nuclear-powered warships.  Jonathan and Diana Toebbe, both

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Hospital Hacker Steals Patients’ Data

Hospital Hacker Steals Patients’ Data Data belonging to patients of a hospital in New Mexico has been deleted by an unknown cyber-attacker.  The IT network of San Juan Regional Medical Center in

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