• Signal is down for multiple users worldwide
    by Pierluigi Paganini on January 15, 2021 at 9:46 pm

    The popular signal messaging app Signal is currently facing issues around the world, users are not able to make calls and send/receive messages. At the time of this writing, it is not possible to make calls and send/receive messages. Users that attempted to send messages via the messaging app were seeing loading screen and after it The post Signal is down for multiple users worldwide appeared first on Security Affairs.

  • Florida Man Cyberstalked Survivor of Murder Attempt
    on January 15, 2021 at 7:24 pm

    Cross City man pleads guilty to cyberstalking woman who survived violent encounter in childhood

  • BrandPost: Creating a Zero Trust Foundation
    by Brand Post on January 15, 2021 at 6:39 pm

    To prevent security breaches and data loss, organizations have directed a lot of time, effort, and capital spend toward security initiatives. Even the most advanced “next generation” application layer firewalls filtering malicious traffic at the network perimeter have only revealed equal if not greater threats within. To help counter this internal threat, organizations have invested heavily in internal monitoring and other advanced security controls that inspect traffic at all layers of the OSI stack to identify malicious activity and stop it before it reaches the destination, or to issue an alert on the activity alone.  While these initiatives have been helpful, they rely on a connection first being malicious or a trigger on a pre-established set of criteria before any bells and whistles sound or prevention techniques are applied. By throwing more technology and controls at the problem, networks have become a chaotic mess of watchers, gatekeepers, and agents as more and more technologies and controls are thrown into it, with legitimate business traffic trying to navigate its way to through it all. Yet breaches are still occurring at an alarming rate – leaving organizations looking to a different approach.  To read this article in full, please click here

  • Women in Cybersecurity Mid-Atlantic Partners with CMMC COE
    on January 15, 2021 at 6:32 pm

    Memorandum of Understanding reached between WiCyS Mid-Atlantic and CMMC COE

  • Expert launched Malvuln, a project to report flaws in malware
    by Pierluigi Paganini on January 15, 2021 at 5:36 pm

    The researcher John Page launched malvuln.com, the first website exclusively dedicated to the research of security flaws in malware codes. The security expert John Page (aka hyp3rlinx) launched malvuln.com, the first platform exclusively dedicated to the research of security flaws in malware codes. The news was first announced by SecurityWeek, the researcher explained that Malvuln is The post Expert launched Malvuln, a project to report flaws in malware appeared first on Security Affairs.

  • UK Accidentally Deletes 150k Arrest Records
    on January 15, 2021 at 5:36 pm

    Technical blunder erases 150k arrest records from UK-wide police database

  • NCSC Reveals New Solution to Protect Remote Public Sector Workers
    on January 15, 2021 at 4:00 pm

    Solution enables existing PDNS solution to extend beyond the enterprise network

  • #CES2021: AI and Quantum Technologies Set to Disrupt Cybersecurity Industry
    on January 15, 2021 at 2:45 pm

    Orgs must prepare cyber-defenses for surge in AI and quantum tech

  • Winnti APT continues to target game developers in Russia and abroad
    by Pierluigi Paganini on January 15, 2021 at 2:13 pm

    A Chinese Threat actor targeted organizations in Russia and Hong Kong with a previously undocumented backdoor, experts warn. Cybersecurity researchers from Positive Technologies have uncovered a series of attacks conducted by a Chinese threat actor that aimed at organizations in Russia and Hong Kong. Experts attribute the attacks to the China-linked Winnti APT group (aka APT41) The post Winnti APT continues to target game developers in Russia and abroad appeared first on Security Affairs.

  • NSA: DNS over HTTPS Provides “False Sense of Security”
    on January 15, 2021 at 12:30 pm

    Agency urges most enterprises to avoid DoH