Three UK telco bug has customers receiving and making random calls

Customers of the Three UK telco company are panicking as they receive a series of random phone calls due to an ongoing issue. Likewise, outbound calls from customers are being routed to random strangers. Three is the fourth-largest British telecom giant and Internet Service Provider (ISP) with 13.3 million subscribers as of 2020. Three telecom … Continue reading Three UK telco bug has customers receiving and making random calls

Windows 10 KB5003690 fixes issues affecting gamers since March

Microsoft has fixed performance issues impacting gamers running Windows 10 21H1 and 20H2 with the latest Windows 10 build released for Insiders in the Beta and Release Preview Channel. "We fixed an issue in a small subset of users that have lower than expected performance in games after installing KB5000842 or later," the Windows Insider … Continue reading Windows 10 KB5003690 fixes issues affecting gamers since March

US supermarket chain Wegmans notifies customers of data breach

Wegmans Food Markets notified customers that some of their information was exposed after the company became aware that two of its databases were publicly accessible on the Internet because of a configuration issue. Wegmans is a 106-store major regional supermarket chain with stores in the mid-Atlantic and Northeastern regions (i.e., New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, … Continue reading US supermarket chain Wegmans notifies customers of data breach

Why XDR is Not Enough

By Guy Rosefelt, Security CMO, Sangfor Technologies What is XDR? One of the latest trends in cybersecurity is Extended Detection and Response, more commonly known as XDR. Although originally defined by Palo Alto Networks as a key capability, other security vendors have released some type of XDR functionality and of course all define and approach … Continue reading Why XDR is Not Enough

‘Oddball’ Malware Blocks Access to Pirated Software

Rather than steal credentials or hold data for ransom, a recent campaign observed by Sophos prevents people from visiting sites that offer illegal downloads. The objective of most malware is some kind of gain — financial or otherwise — for the attackers who use it. However, researchers recently observed a unique malware with a single … Continue reading ‘Oddball’ Malware Blocks Access to Pirated Software

The Solution to Overcoming Cyber Threats in A 5g World

Optical Wireless Communciations (Owc) Will Be Key For Maximizing Security By Michael Abad-Santos, Senior Vice President of Business Development and Strategy, BridgeComm Nearly 6 billion Internet of Things (IoT) devices were in service worldwide at the end of 2020, according to Gartner. But mobile operators aren’t the only ones chasing that opportunity. Hackers are, too. … Continue reading The Solution to Overcoming Cyber Threats in A 5g World

Hiccup in Akamai’s DDoS Mitigation Service Triggers Massive String of Outages

An hour-long outage hit airlines, banks and the Hong Kong Stock exchange. It’s thought to have been caused by a DDoS mitigation service. UPDATE Major financial institutions, airlines and the Hong Kong stock exchange were knocked offline by a backfiring distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) mitigation service Thursday. The hour-long outage, which was triggered at approximately 1 … Continue reading Hiccup in Akamai’s DDoS Mitigation Service Triggers Massive String of Outages

NSA shares guidance on securing voice, video communications

The National Security Agency (NSA) has shared mitigations and best practices that systems administrators should follow when securing Unified Communications (UC) and Voice and Video over IP (VVoIP) call-processing systems. UC and VVoIP are call-processing systems used in enterprise environments for various purposes, from video conferencing to instant messaging and project collaboration. Since these communication … Continue reading NSA shares guidance on securing voice, video communications

Audi, Volkswagen customer data being sold on a hacking forum

Audi and Volkswagen customer data is being sold on a hacking forum after allegedly being stolen from an exposed Azure BLOB container. Last week, the Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (VWGoA) disclosed a data breach after a vendor left customer data unsecured on the Internet between August 2019 and May 2021. "The data included some … Continue reading Audi, Volkswagen customer data being sold on a hacking forum

Ferocious Kitten APT targets Telegram and Psiphon VPN users in Iran

Iran-linked Ferocious Kitten APT group used instant messaging apps and VPN software like Telegram and Psiphon to deliver Windows RAT and spy on targets’ devices. Researchers from Kaspersky reported that Iran-linked threat actors, tracked as Ferocious Kitten, used instant messaging apps and VPN software like Telegram and Psiphon to deliver Windows RAT and spy on … Continue reading Ferocious Kitten APT targets Telegram and Psiphon VPN users in Iran