What the Log4Shell Bug Means for SMBs: Experts Weigh In

An exclusive roundtable of security researchers discuss the specific implications of CVE-2021-44228 for smaller businesses, including what’s vulnerable, what an attack looks like and to how to remediate. News of…

Log4j zero-day flaw: What you need to know and how to protect yourself

A flaw in Log4j, a Java library for logging error messages in applications, is the most high-profile security vulnerability on the internet right now and comes with a severity score…

REvil/Sodinokibi Ransomware: Origin, Victims, Prevention Strategies

This post is also available in: Danish Cyberattacks have become a part of our reality, but have you ever wondered what might happen if your company gets targeted? You probably…

Cognitive Biases and Penetration Testing

by Jeremy Miller This post first appeared on November 30, 2021 and is republished with permission from the author. Disclaimer: The ideas below are my own and may not reflect…

Final Member of 'The Community' Sentenced

Final Member of 'The Community' Sentenced The United States has sent a fourth member of the international hacking group known as The Community to prison. Garrett Endicott, of Warrensburg, Missouri, was…

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,…

Finland Faces Blizzard of FluBot-Spreading Text Messages

Millions of texts leading to the Flubot spyware/banking trojan are targeting everyone who uses Androids in the country, in an “exceptional” attack. The Flubot banking trojan is blanketing Finland, spreading…

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:…

Israel Blamed for Crippling Attack on Iranian Gas Stations

Israel Blamed for Crippling Attack on Iranian Gas Stations A cyber-attack which paralyzed Iran’s gas stations last month was launched by Israeli operatives, as tension between the Middle East rivals…

GoDaddy Breach Widens to Include Reseller Subsidiaries

Customers of several brands that resell GoDaddy Managed WordPress have also been caught up in the big breach, in which millions of emails, passwords and more were stolen. The GoDaddy…