AWS Attacks Targeting WordPress Increase 5X

WordFence –  WordFence –  The Wordfence Threat Intelligence team has been tracking a huge increase in malicious login attempts against WordPress sites in our network. Since November 17, 2021, the…

Attackers Actively Target Windows Installer Zero-Day

Researcher discovered a “more powerful” variant of an elevation-of-privilege flaw for which Microsoft released a botched patch earlier this month. Attackers are actively exploiting a Windows Installer zero-day vulnerability that…

CISA Issues Holiday Ransomware Message

CISA Issues Holiday Ransomware Message The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) are warning Americans not to take a break from cybersecurity this…

Multiple Bugs Enable Eavesdropping on 37% of Android Phones

Multiple Bugs Enable Eavesdropping on 37% of Android Phones Security researchers have revealed new vulnerabilities in a popular Android chip which could have allowed threat actors to snoop on the…

Watch Out for Ransomware Attacks During Holidays, FBI and CISA Warn

“‘Tis the season to be jolly” and more careful than ever. As Thanksgiving is rapidly approaching and Americans get ready to celebrate it with their families and leave work aside,…

Online Merchants: Prevent Fraudsters from Becoming Holiday Grinches

Black Friday and Cyber Monday approach! Saryu Nayyar, CEO at Gurucul, discusses concerning statistics about skyrocketing online fraud during the festive season. As the holiday shopping season gets into full…

What is Endpoint Security?

A significant portion of cyberattacks target endpoints, either individually or as gateways to the larger company network. Unfortunately, this is not a singular threat, but a layered issue: hackers exploit…

CISA Publishes Cybersecurity Playbooks for FCEB Agencies

On November 16, 2021, The US Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) published the Cybersecurity Incident & Vulnerability Response Playbooks: Operational Procedures for Planning and Conducting Cybersecurity…

How to Choose the Right DDoS Protection Solution

Pankaj Gupta, Senior Director at Citrix, outlines how distributed denial of service attacks have become increasingly sophisticated, bigger and economically motivated. Pankaj Gupta, Senior Director at Citrix Distributed denial of…

Fake Ransomware Attacks Targeted WordPress Sites

Up to 300 WordPress websites have been targeted by a number of fake ransomware attacks starting Friday last week. It was noticed that they have been displaying false encryption notices…