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Biden Nominates Former NSA Officials for Top Cybersecurity Roles

04/12/2021
President Biden has nominated Jen Easterly as the new director of CISA and is expected to nominate Chris Inglis as the first national cyber director.

Microsoft Warns of Malware Delivery via Google URLs

04/12/2021
A new campaign abuses legitimate website contact forms to send URLs that ultimately deliver the IcedID banking Trojan.

Federal Reserve Chairman Says Cyber-Risk a Top Threat to National Economy

04/12/2021
Jerome Powell tells 60 Minutes that cyberattacks have the potential to do major damage to US financial system.

Microsoft Uses Machine Learning to Predict Attackers' Next Steps

04/12/2021
Researchers build a model to attribute attacks to specific groups based on tactics, techniques, and procedures, and then figure out their next move.

New Malware Downloader Spotted in Targeted Campaigns

04/12/2021
Saint Bot is being used to drop stealers on compromised systems but could be used to deliver any malware.

Wake Up and Smell the JavaScript

04/12/2021
The SolarWinds attack showed the true meaning of a supply chain breach. And it's the canary in the coal mine for sensitive data on the Web.

Omdia Research Spotlight: XDR

04/12/2021
Few emerging cybersecurity market segments are garnering more attention than XDR. Here, Omdia highlights its recent research on XDR.

Unofficial Android App Store APKPure Infected With Malware

04/09/2021
The APKPure app store was infected with malware that can download Trojans to other Android devices, researchers report.

CISA Launches New Threat Detection Dashboard

04/09/2021
Aviary is a new dashboard that works with CISA's Sparrow threat detection tool.

Battle for the Endpoint

04/09/2021
How to build a new cyber strategy for 2021 and beyond.

8 Security & Privacy Apps to Share With Family and Friends

04/09/2021
Mobile apps to recommend to the people in your life who want to improve their online security and privacy.

Women Are Facing an Economic Crisis & the Cybersecurity Industry Can Help

04/09/2021
Investing in women's cybersecurity careers can bring enormous benefits and help undo some of the significant economic damage wrought by the pandemic.

Zoom Joins Microsoft Teams on List of Enterprise Tools Hacked at Pwn2Own

04/08/2021
White-hat hacking event shows yet again why there's no such thing as foolproof security against modern attacks.

Fraudsters Use HTML Legos to Evade Detection in Phishing Attack

04/08/2021
Criminals stitch pieces of HTML together and hide them in JavaScript files, researchers report.

600K Payment Card Records Leaked After Swarmshop Breach

04/08/2021
A leaked database also contains the nicknames, hashed passwords, contact details, and activity history of Swarmshop admins, sellers, and buyers.

Handcuffs Over AI: Solving Security Challenges With Law Enforcement

04/08/2021
We've tried everything else ... now it's time to make the prospect of getting caught -- and punished -- a real deterrent to cybercrime.

SecOps and DevOps: From Cooperation to Automation

04/07/2021
Omdia Principal Analyst Eric Parizo discusses the major obstacles SecOps organizations face as they seek to build ties with DevOps teams, and offers a programmatic approach to help create a path toward DevSecOps.

Did 4 Major Ransomware Groups Truly Form a Cartel?

04/07/2021
An analysis of well-known extortion groups and their cryptocurrency transactions reveals the answer.

Voice-Changing Software Found on APT Attackers' Server

04/07/2021
Security researchers believe the presence of Morph Vox Pro could indicate APT-C-23 has new plans for their phishing campaigns.

Cring Ransomware Used in Attacks on European Industrial Firms

04/07/2021
Attackers exploited a vulnerability in Fortigate VPN servers to gain access to target networks, researchers report.