iPhone Hackers Win $300K

iPhone Hackers Win $300K A white hat hacking team has won a life-changing amount of money for completing the world's first public remote jailbreak of the iPhone 13 Pro. The…

How using the purple team approach helps in addressing cybercrime

Automated purple teaming is one of the best ways to address cybercrime as it does not only test for the deficiencies in existing security controls – Let’s dig deeper into…

Twitter Suspends Accounts Used to Snare Security Researchers

The accounts were used to catfish security researchers into downloading malware in a long-running cyber-espionage campaign attributed to North Korea. Twitter has shuttered two accounts – @lagal1990 and @shiftrows13 –…

Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) and Other Cybersecurity Must-haves

Building up a robust security department and having a strong security posture doesn’t happen overnight. Between ever-evolving threats, new vulnerabilities, increasing attack surfaces, and resource management, a cybersecurity leader has…

This 'particularly dangerous' phishing attack features a weaponized Excel file

A new phishing campaign is targeting employees in financial services using links that download what is described as a ‘weaponized’ Excel document.  The phishing campaign, dubbed MirrorBlast, was detected by…

Cloud security is an ongoing struggle to keep sensitive data safe. Is it getting any easier?

The latest cloud security breaches show that we have miles to go as we keep fighting to keep our sensitive data safe.  2020 marked a record number of cyberattacks. Cloud-based…

Ad-blocker Chrome extension AllBlock injected ads in Google searches

AllBlock was available on Google Chrome’s Web Store where it is marketed as a potent Ad Blocker focusing on Facebook and YouTube to prevent pop-ups. Google has maintained that it…

Minecraft declared the most malware-infected game

According to new research by Atlas VPN, Minecraft related malware infected 44,335 devices while Kaspersky antivirus software detected 300,000 malware cases. Malware strains have gradually become the leading cause of…

In 2021, Google Issued Over 50,000 Warnings About State-sponsored Hacking Attacks.

In a blog post published yesterday, Google said that in 2021, it sent approximately 50.000 alerts to users whose accounts had been compromised by government-backed hacker gangs conducting phishing and…

Google: We're sending out lots more phishing and malware attack warnings – here's why

Google’s policy to send alerts to people with Google Accounts that are targeted by suspected state-sponsored hackers is getting a full work out in 2021. The company says it has…