Zoom vulnerabilities could give attackers webcam, microphone access

Fret not: Attackers would need physical access to your computer to exploit the flaws.

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North American utilities drill 'GridEx' brings record turnout — except from supply chain vendors

by Sean Lyngaas • 10 hours ago

GridEx used mock malware modeled after the 2016 cyberattack in Ukraine.

North Korean hackers reboot espionage operations following December takedown

by Shannon Vavra • 1 day ago

APT37 is back, according to research from a South Korean security company.

Marriott discloses data breach affecting 5.2 million guests

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 day ago

It's the second significant security incident to hit the hospitality giant in the last 16 months.

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.

FBI accuses Russian man of laundering money for a transnational cybercrime network

by Jeff Stone • 2 days ago

It's the latest update in the bureau's ongoing case against QQAAZZ, a transational money laundering operation.

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.

Hong Kong targeted in new sweeping mobile malware campaign

by Shannon Vavra • 5 days ago

Recent protests Hong Kong have been accompanied by surveillance and misinformation campaigns intended to clamp down on the activists.

Leave the pandemic out of your phishing simulations, Cofense says to industry

by Shannon Vavra • 6 days ago

Cofense has pulled all coronavirus templates, a first for the company.

Google catches North Korean, Iranian hackers impersonating journalists in phishing efforts

by Jeff Stone • 6 days ago

The figures are less than what occurred in 2018, but researchers have seen in uptick in 2020.

Hackers target mobile users in Italy and Spain, taking advantage of coronavirus hot spots

by Sean Lyngaas • 6 days ago

It's a reminder of the cruel opportunism with which many cybercriminals approach the crisis.

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