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23,000 Compromised in HealthEquity Data Breach

HealthEquity, which handles more than 3.4 million health savings accounts, was breached when an intruder accessed an employee’s email. View Full Story ORIGINAL SOURCE: Dark Reading Read More »

New MysteryBot Android Malware Packs a Banking Trojan, Keylogger, and Ransomware

Cybercriminals are currently developing a new strain of malware targeting Android devices which blends the features of a banking trojan, keylogger, and mobile ransomware. Named MysteryBot, this malware strain is still under development, according to security researchers from ThreatFabric, who recently ran across this new threat. View Full Story ORIGINAL SOURCE: Bleeping Computer Read More »

Router malware ‘more capable of damage’ than realized. The fix is also more complicated

For absolutely every place with WiFi, there is a WiFi router transmitting its signal. It’s likely you have one in your home. These routers are where hackers are now attacking, installing malware that can allow crooks to see what you’re doing on the internet and maybe capturing your passwords. View Full Story ORIGINAL SOURCE: Kutv Read More »

DDoS attack aimed at Mexican opposition presidential candidate website during debate

A distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack on the website opposing a Mexican presidential candidate Tuesday during a debate, renewed fears that elections around the globe are vulnerable. View Full Story ORIGINAL SOURCE: SC Magazine UK   Read More »

US warns of North Korea cyber campaign, days after historic summit

The US Department of Homeland Security said that it has identified malicious cyber activity by the North Korean government, according to a new report released on Thursday, just days after the historic summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un. View Full Story ORIGINAL SOURCE: CNN Read More »

DDoS Amped Up: DNS, Memcached Attacks Rise

Record-breaking distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks are on a tear this year, and new data shows that DNS amplification attacks have jumped 700% worldwide since 2016. View Full Story ORIGINAL SOURCE: Dark Reading Read More »

World Cup Cyberattack Likely, Experts Say

Nearly three-quarters of security professionals think some type of cyberattack on the upcoming 2018 FIFA World Cup is a sure thing, a new study shows. View Full Story ORIGINAL SOURCE: Dark Reading Read More »

Intel chip flaw: Math unit may spill crypto secrets to apps – modern Linux, Windows, BSDs immune

A security flaw within Intel Core and Xeon processors can be potentially exploited to swipe sensitive data from the chips’ math processing units. Malware or malicious logged-in users can attempt to leverage this design blunder to steal the inputs and results of computations performed in private by other software. View Full Story ORIGINAL SOURCE: The Register Read More »

Smart lock can be hacked ‘in seconds’

A hi-tech padlock secured with a fingerprint can be opened by anyone with a smartphone, security researchers have found. On its website, Tapplock is described as the “world’s first smart fingerprint padlock”. But researchers said it took just 45 minutes to find a way to unlock any Tapplock. In response, the firm acknowledged the flaw and said it was issuing “an important security ... Read More »

Apple to close iPhone security loophole used by police

Apple says it is to change the default settings of its iPhone to stop hackers and others unlocking devices without proper legal authorisation. The move will also make it more difficult for police to unlock handsets without authorisation. View Full Story ORIGINAL SOURCE: BBC Read More »