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Zoom hit with class-action lawsuit for sharing user data with Facebook

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 day ago

With its popularity surging during a health crisis, the video conferencing service hasn't done enough to protect privacy, the suit alleges.

HackerOne cuts ties with mobile voting firm Voatz after it clashed with researchers

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 days ago

It's the first program that has ever been kicked off the HackerOne platform, according to a HackerOne spokesperson.

Scammers tried using kids apps in the Google Play store to generate cash

by Jeff Stone • 1 week ago

The 56 apps had more than one million downloads, according to Check Point.

New TrickBot tool targets telecommunications in U.S., Hong Kong

by Shannon Vavra • 2 weeks ago

Researchers tell CyberScoop that the module is being used for espionage: "It's not random."

How network modeling and cyber hygiene improve security odds for federal agencies

by CyberScoop Staff • 2 weeks ago

Modern network modeling platforms will help equip agencies to find and automatically update outdated configuration rules lurking on aging infrastructure.

Cybercriminals, nation-states increasingly tailoring coronavirus spearphishing campaigns

by Shannon Vavra • 3 weeks ago

Nefarious actors have been sending lures about coronavirus to spread malware for weeks, but hackers are starting to tailor their forgery emails more to local outbreaks to better trick victims.

Hackers seize on coronavirus fears for fodder in spearphishing, misinformation schemes

by Shannon Vavra • 4 weeks ago

Hackers frequently take advantage of crises and current events to tailor their messages better.

Verisign, Amazon patch zero-day vulnerability that utilized homoglyph characters

by Shannon Vavra • 4 weeks ago

The blending of scripts has been barred generally, but these bogus homoglyphs sneaked through.

Google gives the boot to more malware-laden apps posing as games for kids

by Jeff Stone • 1 month ago

The move comes after Google hired three mobile security firms to help it catch Android malware in the Play Store.

Hackable firmware lurks inside Dell, HP and Lenovo computers amid supply chain security efforts

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 month ago

"Unsigned" firmware continues to haunt the hardware industry.

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