3rd-party flaws allowed teen hacker to track location of Tesla cars

The security researcher made a startling revelation that he could access more than 25 Tesla vehicles in around 13 countries by exploiting the flaw. A Germany-based teenager proclaimed in a…

Microsoft Faces Wormable, Critical RCE Bug & 6 Zero-Days

The large January 2022 Patch Tuesday update covers nine critical CVEs, including a self-propagator with a 9.8 CVSS score. Microsoft has addressed a total of 97 security vulnerabilities in its…

Cyber-Spike: Orgs Suffer 925 Attacks per Week, an All-Time High

Cyberattacks increased 50 percent YoY in 2021 and peaked in December due to a frenzy of Log4j exploits, researchers found. 2021 dragged itself to a close under a Log4Shell-induced blitzkrieg.…

Cyberattackers Hit Data of 80K Fertility Patients

Fertility Centers of Illinois’ security measures protected electronic medical records, but the attackers still got at extremely intimate data in admin files. The protected health information of nearly 80,000 patients…

Broward Breach Highlights Healthcare Supply-Chain Problems

More than 1.3 million patient records were stolen in the just-disclosed breach, which occurred back in October. This week’s announcement by Florida’s Broward Health System that the most intimate medical…

What the Rise in Cyber-Recon Means for Your Security Strategy

Expect many more zero-day exploits in 2022, and cyberattacks using them being launched at a significantly higher rate, warns Aamir Lakhani, researcher at FortiGuard Labs. As we move into 2022, bad…

5 Cybersecurity Trends to Watch in 2022

Here’s what cybersecurity watchers want infosec pros to know heading into 2022.   No one could have predicted the sheer chaos the cybersecurity industry would experience over the course of…

That Toy You Got for Christmas Could Be Spying on You

Security flaws in the recently released Fisher-Price Chatter Bluetooth telephone can allow nearby attackers to spy on calls or communicate with children using the device. Many adults found it charming…

Global Cyberattacks from Nation-State Actors Posing Greater Threats

Casey Ellis, CTO at Bugcrowd, outlines how international relations have deteriorated into a new sort of Cold War, with espionage playing out in the cyber-domain.  The macro-trend I’m most alarmed…

US Senate passes Bill to ban goods produced from Uyghur forced labour

The US Senate on Thursday unanimously passed a Bill banning the import of all goods, including technology, produced in the Chinese region of Xinjiang to penalise the Chinese government for…