Windows 10 Privilege-Escalation Zero-Day Gets an Unofficial Fix

Researchers warn that CVE-2021-34484 can be exploited with a patch bypass for a bug originally addressed in August by Microsoft. A partially unpatched security bug in Windows that could allow…

Authorities arrest REvil ransomware operators in Kuwait and Romania

The total number of arrests made concerning Sodinokibi/REvil and GandCrab ransomware is now seven. Europol launched a multi-agency operation to catch REvil ransomware operators (Ransomware-Evil) based on their findings of…

Holiday Shopping Disruption Beckons as Retail Bot Attacks Surge 13%

Holiday Shopping Disruption Beckons as Retail Bot Attacks Surge 13% Security experts have warned of potential disruption to the upcoming holiday shopping season after recording a double-digit year-on-year increase in…

A New Zero-day Vulnerability Is Impacting All Windows Versions

A security researcher recently revealed technical details for a zero-day privilege elevation vulnerability in Windows and also a public proof-of-concept (PoC) exploit that provides SYSTEM access under certain settings. As…

Misconfigured Database Leaks 880 Million Medical Records

Misconfigured Database Leaks 880 Million Medical Records Researchers have found an unsecured database leaking over 886 million sensitive patient records online. The non-password-protected data trove was found by Jeremiah Fowler…

Luxury hotel chain in Thailand reports data breach

A luxury hotel chain in Thailand is reporting a data breach thanks to a notorious group of cybercriminals who have been behind a spate of attacks in recent weeks.  Thirayuth…

Halloween Horror-Show for Candy-Maker Hit by Ransomware

Halloween Horror-Show for Candy-Maker Hit by Ransomware A major US confectionary manufacturer has been hit by ransomware at one of its busiest times of the year, according to reports. Chicago-based Ferrara –…

Why is Cybersecurity Failing Against Ransomware?

Hardly a week goes by without another major company falling victim to a ransomware attack. Nate Warfield, CTO at Prevailion, discusses the immense challenges in changing that status quo. Yes,…

Acer Hit Twice in One Week by the Same Hacker

Threat actors identified as ‘Desorden’ claimed they had hacked Acer India’s computers and stolen data, including client information. What Happened? Acer reacted in a press release saying this was an…