Security experts question new DHS/TSA cybersecurity rules for rail companies

On Thursday, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) released new rules for the US’s freight railroad and passenger rail transit industry. The rules make it mandatory for companies to have…

What Is Privilege Escalation? Definition, Types and Examples

Privilege escalation might be a confusing cybersecurity term for many. That’s why in this article we’re going to shed a little bit more light on this topic. Keep reading to…

Computing Security Awards 2021: Heimdal™ Wins AI and Machine Learning-Based Security of the Year

On the 18th of October, we announced that Heimdal™ is a finalist at the Computing Security Awards 2021. The voting is now closed and the winners are communicated. We are very proud…

Double Extortion Ransomware: The New Normal

With more and more businesses learning how to avoid paying huge amounts of money to ransomware actors by maintaining up-to-date backups and having disaster recovery plans in place, the number…

Hackers are turning to this simple technique to install their malware on PCs

Nation state-backed hacking groups are exploiting a simple but effective new technique to power phishing campaigns for spreading malware and stealing information that’s of interest to their governments.  Cybersecurity researchers at Proofpoint say…

Fake Adobe Windows App Installer Packages Are Distributing the Emotet Malware

Emotet is a malware known as a banking Trojan. Malspam, which are spam emails that contain malware, is the primary means by which it spreads. To persuade consumers, these communications…

Stealthy ‘WIRTE’ Gang Targets Middle Eastern Governments

Kaspersky researchers suspect that the cyberattackers may be a subgroup of the politically motivated, Palestine-focused Gaza Cybergang. A threat actor tracked as WIRTE has been assaulting Middle East governments since…

Toss a Coin to your Helper (Part 2 of 2)

Avast –  Avast –  In the first posting of this series, we looked at a clipboard stealer belonging to the MyKings botnet. In this second part of the blog series,…

Bitdefender Threat Debrief | November 2021

The Bitdefender Threat Debrief (BDTD) is a monthly series analyzing threat news, trends, and research from the previous month. You can find all previous debriefs here. Highlight of the month:…

How To Secure Your Broadband?

Having an internet connection is very crucial whether you are using your desktop, phone, or smart TV. But if you are planning on availing of internet connectivity at a fixed…