Microsoft Warns New Sysrv Botnet Variant Is Dangerous

Microsoft Warns New Sysrv Botnet Variant Is Dangerous

Security researchers employed by Microsoft have recently spotted a variant of the Sysrv botnet.  They have dubbed the new variant Sysrv-K. This new variant works in two ways.  First, it exploits a flaw in the Spring Cloud Gateway that allows remote code...
New Method Hides Malware In Windows Event Logs

New Method Hides Malware In Windows Event Logs

At least one group of hackers has learned a new trick you need to be aware of.  Security researchers at Kapersky Lab have discovered a malicious campaign-in-progress that is using event logs to store malware. That is a technique that has not been seen or...
New Phishing Scams Using Twitter Account Emails

New Phishing Scams Using Twitter Account Emails

Hackers around the world are increasingly targeting verified Twitter accounts with emails designed to pilfer your Twitter login credentials. Verified Twitter accounts differ from standard Twitter accounts in that they sport a large blue check mark next to the...
Security Warnings Coming To Certain Google Apps To Help Users

Security Warnings Coming To Certain Google Apps To Help Users

Google has been making some fantastic changes to bolster user security in recent weeks. That includes changes to their Google Play Store that will require developers to disclose exactly what data they plan to track and collect when users install the apps they create....
Three Big Companies Working On Passwordless Login Options

Three Big Companies Working On Passwordless Login Options

Ask just about any IT security professional and they will tell you that weak user passwords are one of the biggest problems and most persistent threats to corporate networks. Despite years of training, re-training, and near-constant reminders to strengthen passwords,...
Many IOT Devices At Risk Due To DNS Vulnerability

Many IOT Devices At Risk Due To DNS Vulnerability

How many “smart” devices do you have connected to your home or company network?  It’s probably a higher number than you originally estimated.  However large that number is, it pays to be aware that IoT devices are some of the least secure...