FreakOut Botnet Turns DVRs Into Monero Cryptominers

The new Necro Python exploit targets Visual Tool DVRs used in surveillance systems. Threat group FreakOut’s Necro botnet has developed a new trick: infecting Visual Tools DVRs with a Monero…

1 in 15 organizations runs actively exploited version of SolarWinds: Report

ZDNet Recommends Best security key 2021 While robust passwords go a long way to securing your valuable online accounts, hardware-based two-factor authentication takes that security to the next level. Read…

Microsoft Kills Bug Being Exploited in MysterySnail Espionage Campaign

Microsoft’s October 2021 Patch Tuesday included security fixes for 74 vulnerabilities, one of which is a zero-day being used to deliver the MysterySnail RAT to Windows servers. Today is Microsoft’s…

Incident Response: 5 Principles to Boost the Infosec/Legal Relationship

Effective cyber-incident response means working well with legal. Matt Dunn, associate managing director for cyber-risk at Kroll, lays out how to do it. As an information-security professional, would you feel…

Navy Warship’s Facebook Page Hacked to Stream ‘Age of Empires’ Gaming

The destroyer-class USS Kidd streamed hours of game play in a funny incident that has serious cybersecurity ramifications. The official Facebook page of a destroyer-class Navy warship, the USS Kidd,…

Twitch Leak Included Emails, Passwords in Clear Text: Researcher

A researcher combed through the Twitch leak and found what they said was evidence of PayPal chargebacks with names and emails; employees’ emails; and more. Twitch users, if you haven’t…

Twitch Leak Included Emails, Passwords in Clear Text: Researcher

A researcher combed through the Twitch leak and found what they said was evidence of PayPal chargebacks with names and emails; employees’ emails; and more. Twitch users, if you haven’t…

US to increase scrutiny on cryptocurrency, federal contractors in effort to slow hacking

Written by Tim Starks Oct 6, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP U.S. officials unveiled a suite of cybersecurity initiatives Wednesday, from cracking down on illicit cryptocurrency usages to increasing transparency about data…

Twitch Gets Gutted: All Source Code Leaked

An anonymous user posted a link to a 125GB torrent to 4chan yesterday, containing all of Twitch’s source code, comments going back to its inception and more. An attacker claims…

MFA Glitch Leads to 6K+ Coinbase Customers Getting Robbed

Coinbase suspects phishing led to attackers getting personal details needed to access wallets but also blamed a flaw in its SMS-based 2FA. The accounts of at least 6,000 Coinbase customers…