Microsoft Failed to Shore up Defenses That Could Have Limited SolarWinds Hack: U.S. Senator

Microsoft Shares CodeQL Queries to Scan Code for SolarWinds-Like Implants

Amazon’s Lack of Public Disclosure on SolarWinds Hack Angers Lawmakers

North Korean Hackers Target Defense Industry With Custom Malware

Chinese Hackers Using Firefox Extension to Spy On Tibetan Organizations

DHS Secretary Mayorkas Announces New Initiative to Fight ‘Epidemic’ of Cyberattacks

French Minister: Mafia-Type Gangs Likely Behind Cyber Attacks on Hospitals

Insider Cloud Data Theft Plagues Healthcare Sector

Iraqi MP Suffers Online Extortion

Facebook Takes Out Myanmar Military After Bloody Coup

Krebs: How $100M in Jobless Claims Went to Inmates

ByteDance Agrees to $92 Million Privacy Settlement With U.S. TikTok Teens
Steris Touted as Latest Accellion Hack Victim

Dutch Research Council (NWO) Confirms Ransomware Attack, Data Leak

Gore Medical Management (GA) Has 79,100 Patients’ Data on Unauthorized Computer

FBI, State Police Probing Cyber Hack on Saginaw (MI) Township Schools

Ransomware Attack: Network Outage Forces Affton School District (MO) to Virtual

Students’ Information Compromised by Data Breach at Harvard Business School

RMIT University (Australia) Races to Recover From Cyber Attack Before Students Return

Florida Studio Theatre Endures Ransomware Attack

Bengal Health Website Leaks 8 Million COVID-19 Test Results

Oxford University Says Research Not Affected After Expert Flags COVID Lab Hack

Malicious Mozilla Firefox Extension Allows Gmail Takeover


Ukraine Says Russian Hackers Attack Web-Based State Document System

CrowdStrike Slams Microsoft Over SolarWinds Hack

NASA and the FAA Were Also Breached by the SolarWinds Hackers

More SolarWinds Hack Victims Yet to Be Publicly Identified, Tech Executives Say

Congress Looks Towards New Data Breach Laws as Russian Hack Scope Remains Unknown

Biden Signs Supply Chain Order After ‘Positive’ Meeting With Lawmakers

Biden CIA Pick Pledges to Confront China if Confirmed, Speak ‘Truth to Power’

Tax Season Ushers in Quickbooks Data-Theft Spike

Microsoft Lures Populate Half of Credential-Swiping Phishing Emails

Poor Remote Working Behaviors and Procedures Putting Orgs at Risk

Kroger Data Breach Highlights Urgent Need to Replace Legacy, End-of-Life Tools

Universities Face Double Threat of Ransomware, Data Breaches

Google Funds Linux Maintainers to Boost Linux Kernel Security

IT Security Firm Kaseya Acquires SOC Platform RocketCyber
Medical Data of 500,000 French Residents Leaked Online

Five Eyes Members Warn of Accellion FTA Extortion Attacks

Clop Ransomware Gang Extorts Jet Maker Bombardier After Accellion Breach

Cyberpunk 2077 Patch 1.2 Delayed by CD Projekt Ransomware Attack

LazyScripter Hackers Target Airlines With Remote Access Trojans

Around 45k Patients Impacted in Covenant Healthcare Data Breach (MI)

Kentucky Unemployment Office Warns of Potential Cyber-Attack

Cobb Schools (GA) Code Red Alert Investigated as Cyber Attack

Nvidia’s Anti-Cryptomining GPU Chip May Not Discourage Attacks

Heavily Used Node.js Package Has a Code Injection Vulnerability

Mozilla Patches Bugs in Firefox, Now Blocks Cross-Site Cookie Tracking

VMWare Patches Critical RCE Flaw in vCenter Server

Cisco Fixes Maximum Severity MSO Auth Bypass Vulnerability


Microsoft President: The Only Reason We Know About SolarWinds Hack Is Because FireEye Told Us

SolarWinds, Microsoft, FireEye, CrowdStrike Defend Actions in Major Hack – U.S. Senate Hearing

Tech Executives Call for Improved Public-Private Coordination After SolarWinds Hack

Biden Administration to Respond to Russian Hacking, Poisoning in ‘Weeks Not Months’

Vietnam APT32 State Hackers Target Human Rights Defenders With Spyware

Krebs: Checkout Skimmers Powered by Chip Cards

Shadow Attacks Let Attackers Replace Content in Digitally Signed PDFs

Experts Find a Way to Learn What You’re Typing During Video Calls

Twitter Removes Accounts of Russian Government-Backed Actors

Facebook to Restore Australia News, Pay Media Companies in Compromise With Lawmakers

Louisiana College Cyber-Thief Sentenced
Finnish IT Giant TietoEVRY Hit with Ransomware Attack

Filipino Credit App Cashalo Suffers Data Breach

Clubhouse Confirms Data Spillage of Its Audio Streams

10K Microsoft Email Users Hit in FedEx Phishing Attack

Clop Ransomware Gang Leaks Possible Stolen Bombardier Blueprints of GlobalEye Radar Snoop Jet

Florida Man Discovers Personal Information on the Side of Road

Jamaica’s Amber Group Fixes Second JamCOVID Security Lapse

Flash Version Distributed in China After EOL Is Installing Adware

VMware Warns of Critical Remote Code Execution Flaw in vSphere HTML5 Client

IBM Squashes Critical Remote Code-Execution Flaw

Keybase Patches Bug That Kept Pictures in Cleartext Storage on Mac, Windows Clients

Google Adds Password Checkup Support to Android Autofill


Chinese Spyware Code Was Copied From America’s NSA: Researchers

Ukraine Accuses Russian Networks of New Massive Cyber Attacks

DHS Announces New Measures to Boost Nation’s Cybersecurity

U.S. House Committees to Hold Feb 26 Hearing on ‘SolarWinds’ Hack

Texas Electric Company Warns of Scammers Threatening to Cut Power

Toledo Public School Students Seeing Effects of Last Year’s Massive Data Breach

Google Lifting Ban on Political Ads Instituted After Capitol Riots

Watchdog Questions Legality of Using Cellphone Data Without Warrants

Former Employee Behind Earthquakes Stadium Hack
French Boat Maker Beneteau to Suspend Some Production After Cyberattack

Silicon Valley VC Firm Sequoia Capital Phished

BBC Reports Theft of 105 Electrical Devices

ServiceNow Admin Credentials Exposed in Cloud Security Blunder

Assume Clubhouse Conversations Are Being Recorded, Researchers Warn

Powerhouse VPN Products Can Be Abused for Large-Scale DDoS Attacks

Accellion FTA Zero-Day Attacks Show Ties to Clop Ransomware, FIN11

Stored XSS Bug in Apple iCloud Domain Disclosed by Bug Bounty Hunter

SHAREit Fixes Security Bugs in App With 1 Billion Downloads


Biden Calls for Creating ‘Rules’ on Cyber, Tech to Combat China and Russia Threats

Krebs: Mexican Politician Removed Over Alleged Ties to Romanian ATM Skimmer Gang

Northern Ireland Customers Warned Over ‘Royal Mail’ Scam Messages

Google Alerts Abused to Push Fake Adobe Flash Updater

CIS Now Offers Free Ransomware Protection to All U.S. Hospitals

Microsoft Edge Is Crowdsourcing Whether to Show Notification Prompts

SonicWall Releases Additional Update for SMA 100 Vulnerability

Tim Berners-Lee Says Australian Law Would Make Internet ‘Unworkable’

EU Decision Frees U.K. to Handle Europeans’ Personal Data

Kaspersky: Decline in DDoS Attacks Linked to Surge in Cryptocurrency Value

Crypto Price Surge Invites a Torrent of Crypto Crime

Tech Industry Is Looking to Replace the Smartphone — What Will Apple Come up With?
Hungary Says Vaccine Registration Website Under Cyber Attack

Kroger Data Breach Exposes Pharmacy and Employee Data (Accellion Vuln)

Underwriters Laboratories (UL) Certification Giant Hit by Ransomware

More U.S. Cities Disclose Data Breaches after AFTS’s Ransomware Attack

Yuba County (CA) Focuses on Recovery After Ransomware Attack

Kia Denies Ransomware Attack

Parents Alerted to NurseryCam Security Breach

New Hack Lets Attackers Bypass MasterCard PIN by Using Them As Visa Card

New Silver Sparrow Malware Found on 30,000 Macs Has Security Pros Stumped

Privacy Bug in Brave Browser Exposes Dark-Web Browsing History of Its Users

Recently Fixed Windows Zero-Day Actively Exploited Since Mid-2020

Chrome for iOS Will Let You Lock Incognito Mode With Face ID


SolarWinds Hackers Studied Microsoft Source Code for Authentication and Email

White House Now Says 100 Companies Hit by SolarWinds Hack, but More May Be Impacted

Senate Intelligence Panel to Hold Hearing on SolarWinds Breach Next Week

Congress Faces News Showdown With Facebook, Google

States Push Internet Privacy Rules in Lieu of Federal Standards 

Op-Ed: Hackers Are Targeting COVID-19 Vaccinations. Here’s How to Stop Them

FBI: Telephony Denial-of-Service Attacks Can Lead to Loss of Lives

Apple Adds ‘BlastDoor’ Security Feature to Fight iMessage Hacks

Apple Outlines 2021 Security, Privacy Roadmap

IBM Explores Sale of IBM Watson Health

Software Firm Owner Admits Fraud and CSAM Possession

U.S. Jails Celebrated Nigerian Entrepreneur for Cyber-Fraud
RIPE NCC Internet Registry Discloses SSO Credential Stuffing Attack

34,000 Patients Potentially Impacted by Grand River Medical Group (IA) Data Breach

California DMV Halts Data Transfers After Vendor Breach (AFTS)

Cryptopia Got Hacked While in Liquidation Due to a Hack

‘Secure’ Daycare Video Monitoring Product Beamed DVR Admin Creds to All Users

Hackers Abuse Google Apps Script to Steal Credit Cards, Bypass CSP

Half of Apps Contain at Least One Serious Exploitable Vulnerability

Mac Malware Targets Apple’s In-House M1 Processor

U.S. Shares Info on North Korean Malware Used to Steal Cryptocurrency

SDK Bug Lets Attackers Spy on User’s Video Calls Across Dating, Healthcare Apps

Exploit Details Emerge for Unpatched Microsoft Bug


U.S. Says Threat Posed by North Korea Cyber Activity Part of Policy Review

Krebs: U.S. Indicts North Korean Hackers in Theft of $200 Million

Biden to Take ‘Executive Action’ to Address SolarWinds Breach

White House Cyber Adviser Says It Will Take Months to Investigate Russian Hack

Senate Intel Leader Demands Answers on Florida Water Treatment Center Breach

Stolen Jones Day Law Firm Files Posted on Dark Web

Jones Day Denies Network Breach

China Requiring Bloggers to Obtain Government Credentials

Facebook to Restrict News Content in Australia in Response to Proposed Law

Black and LGBT Edinburgh University students attacked in Zoom meeting

Rising Healthcare Breaches Driven by Hacking and Unsecured Servers

Phishing: These Are the Tricks Crooks Use to Make You Open Malware Email Attachments
Kia Motors America Suffers Ransomware Attack, $20 Million Ransom

Jamaica’s Immigration Website Exposed Thousands of Travelers’ Data

15,600 Patients’ Health Info Exposed in Ransomware Attack on Granite Wellness Centers (CA)

Reliant Federal Credit Union (WY) Reports Data Breach

ECU Suffering Customer Dissatisfaction as Confusion Reigns Over Cyber Attack

Russian Sandworm Hackers Only Hit Orgs With Old Centreon Software

Researchers Unmask Hackers Behind APOMacroSploit Malware Builder

Windows, Linux Devices Hijacked In Two-Year WatchDog Cryptojacking Campaign

Masslogger Swipes Microsoft Outlook, Google Chrome Credentials

Agora SDK Bug Left Several Video Calling Apps Vulnerable to Snooping

Ninja Forms WordPress Plugin Bug Opens Websites to Hacks

QNAP Patches Critical Vulnerability in Surveillance Station NAS App


North Korea Accused of Hacking Pfizer for COVID-19 Vaccine Data

Hacker Claims to Have Stolen Files Belonging to Prominent Law Firm Jones Day – Firm Has Ties with Trump

Space Force Starts Transitioning Cybersecurity Professionals Into Its Ranks

Industry Groups Urge Congress to Include Cybersecurity Funding in Coronavirus Relief Package

Firms Patch Greater Number of Systems, but Still Slowly

Under Attack: Hosting & Internet Service Providers

TikTok Hit With European Regulatory Complaints Over Child Safety, Data Privacy

China Blocked Jack Ma’s Ant IPO After Investigation Revealed Likely Beneficiaries

Parler Announces Official Relaunch, Says It Is Back Online

Microsoft Edge Is Getting a New Child-Friendly Kids Mode

Let’s Encrypt Gears Up to Replace 200M Certificates a Day

LastPass to Limit Fans of Free Password Manager to One Device Type Only – Computer or Mobile
Kia Motors America Experiences Massive IT Outage across the U.S.

Omnicom Media Group Reportedly Falls Prey to Cyber Attack

Hoffman Construction Shores up Its Defense Systems After Employee Healthcare Data Breach

Student Data Breached in Cyber Attack on Simon Fraser University (BC)

Lakehead University (ON) Victim of Cyber Attack

French IT Monitoring Firm Centreon Says No Customers Affected by Hacking Campaign

Malvertisers Exploited Browser Zero-Day to Redirect Users to Scams

Unpatched Android App SHAREit with 1 Billion Downloads Threatens Spying, Malware

Misconfigured Baby Monitors Allow Unauthorized Viewing

Microsoft Pulls Bad Windows Update After Patch Tuesday Headaches

Windows 10 Secure Boot Update Triggers BitLocker Key Recovery

Microsoft Releases Azure Firewall Premium in Public Preview


Langevin Hopeful New Armed Services Panel Will Shine New Spotlight on Cybersecurity

Microsoft: SolarWinds Attack Took More Than 1,000 Engineers to Create

French IT Monitoring Company Centreon’s Software Targeted by Russian ‘Sandworm’ Hackers: Cyber Agency

Mercedes Issues eCall Recall

Krebs: Bluetooth Overlay Skimmer That Blocks Chip

This Phishing Email Promises You a Bonus, but Actually Delivers This Windows Trojan Malware

Workforce Opportunity Services Hits the Cybersecurity Skills Gap Head-On
Cyberattack on Dutch Research Council (NWO) Suspends Research Grants

DDoS Attack Takes Down EXMO Cryptocurrency Exchange Servers

Dax-Côte d’Argent Hospital in France Hit by Ransomware Attack

Recent Campbell County Health (WY) Data Breach Affects 900 Patients

Apple Will Proxy Safe Browsing Requests to Hide iOS Users’ IP From Google

Microsoft Will Alert Office 365 Admins of Forms Phishing Attempts


Facebook Meets Apple in Clash of the Tech Titans—‘We Need to Inflict Pain’

Microsoft President: SolarWinds Hack Was ‘Largest and Most Sophisticated Attack’ Ever

SolarWinds: How They Did It

Copycats Imitate Novel Supply Chain Attack That Hit Tech Giants

‘Annoyingly Believable’ Tax Scam Targets Mobile Users

Scammers Target U.S. Tax Pros in Ongoing IRS Phishing Attacks

It Can Happen to You: Kansas Teen Loses Everything in Ransomware Attack

Three Charged Over Fraudulent Vaccine Website

Egregor Ransomware Members Arrested by Ukrainian, French Police

Years Later, Bloomberg Doubles Down on Disputed Supermicro Supply Chain Hack Story
Pro-India Hackers Use Android Spyware to Spy on Pakistani Military

mHealth Apps Expose Millions to Cyberattacks

Yandex Data Breach Exposes 4K+ Email Accounts

Canadian Discount Car and Truck Rentals Hit by DarkSide Ransomware

Big Huge Games Hit By Cyber Attack

FBI Investigating After Cyber Attack on Central Piedmont Community College (NC)

CD Projekt’s Stolen Source Code Allegedly Sold by Ransomware Gang

Secret Chat in Telegram Left Self-Destructing Media Files On Devices

Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge Getting This Intel Security Feature


White House Names Anne Neuberger to Lead Response to SolarWinds Hack

Biden to Sign Executive Order Addressing Chip Shortage

Lawmakers Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Allow for Increased Use of Internet-Connected Devices

Military, Nuclear Entities Under Target By Novel Android Malware

U.N. Members Plan New Cyber Group as States Suffer Large-Scale Hacks

Illinois Is State Hit Hardest by Cybercrime

Hackers Ask Only $1,500 for Access to Breached Company Networks

Pre-Valentine’s Day Malware Attack Mimics Flower, Lingerie Stores

India Calls Out Twitter for Differential Treatment

Facebook Tries to Seize Websites Set up for Staff Security Training
Singtel, QIMR Berghofer Report Accellion-Related Data Breaches

Bannock County (ID) Notifies Citizens of Data Breach

Various Malware Lurks in Discord App to Target Gamers

TrickBot’s BazarBackdoor Malware Is Now Coded in Nim to Evade Antivirus

Buggy WordPress Plugin Exposes 100k Sites to Takeover Attacks

12-Year-Old Windows Defender Bug Gives Hackers Admin Rights

Microsoft Warns of an Increasing Number of Web Shell Attacks

Internet Explorer 11 Zero-Day Vulnerability Gets a Free Micropatch

Intel Fixes Vulnerabilities in Windows, Linux Graphics Drivers

Apax to Acquire Herjavec Group


Biden Holds 1st Call As President With China’s Xi As Trade, Security Issues Loom

TikTok Sale to Oracle, Walmart Is Shelved as Biden Reviews Security

Tencent Executive Held by China Over Links to Corruption Case

Biden Announces U.S. Sanctions against Leaders of Myanmar Military Coup

Iran Has Started Producing Uranium Metal, in Violation of 2015 Accords, IAEA Says

U.N. Experts Point Finger at North Korea for $281 Million Cyber Theft, KuCoin Likely Victim

Europol: 10 Held for Alleged $100m Cryptocurrency Theft From Celebs, Others

Election Commission Approves New Guidelines to Secure, Update Voting Equipment

U.S. Coast Guard Orders Maritime Facilities to Report SolarWinds Breaches

Twitter Complies With Indian Government Orders to Block Hundreds of Accounts

Hybrid, Older Users Most-Targeted by Gmail Attackers

Krebs: What’s Most Interesting About the Florida Water System Hack? That We Heard About It at All.
French Health Insurance Co. Mutuelle Nationale des Hospitaliers (MNH) Hit by RansomExx

Syracuse University Data Breach Exposes Nearly 10,000 Names, Social Security Numbers

British Columbia Real Estate Agency Sustains Unusual Ransomware Attack

Ransomware Group Posts Stolen Chatham County (NC) Health Data Online

Hacker Sets Alleged Auction for Witcher 3, CyberPunk 2077 Source Code

Romance Fraud Surges in Lockdown Following Shift to Online Dating

Hacker Admits Stealing College Girls’ Nude Snaps

Following Oldsmar Attack, FBI Warns About Using Teamviewer and Windows 7

Raspberry PIs Running Ubuntu Added to IoT Patching Service KernelCare

SAP Commerce Critical Security Bug Allows RCE

Intel Squashes High-Severity Graphics Driver Flaws

Microsoft Now Forces Secure RPC to Block Windows Zerologon Attacks


Huawei Wants Appeals Court to Overturn FCC’s National Security Ban

CEO Says He’d Welcome Phone Call from Biden in First Remarks on New U.S. President

Senators Ask Federal Officials to Designate Leader in ‘Disorganized’ SolarWinds Response

Op-Ed: The SolarWinds Hack Is a Blow: the U.S. Must Prioritize Cybersecurity Now

Cybersecurity Experts Say Oldsmar Water System Attack Highlights Larger Vulnerabilities

New BendyBear APT Malware Gets Linked to Chinese Hacking Group

Google Expands Election Security Offerings for Federal and State Campaigns

Office 365 Will Help Admins Find Impersonation Attack Targets

Hackers Targeted Financial Sector in Mass Extortion Campaign

Gaming Industry Is Fraudsters’ Prime Target

Microsoft: Recent Windows 10 Gaming Issues Caused by Discord Bug

Big Data Is Booming in the U.S., but Other Countries Are Making the Rules

Krebs: Arrest, Raids Tied to ‘U-Admin’ Phishing Kit
Cyberpunk 2077 Makers CD Projekt Hit by Ransomware Hack

HelloKitty Ransomware Behind Attack

Web Hosting Provider No Support Linux Hosting Shuts Down After Cyberattack

Hackley Community Care (MI) Notifies Affected Patients of Data Breach

Kokomo-Howard Public Library (IN) Hit With Ransomware Attack

Researcher Hacks Microsoft, Apple, More in Novel Supply Chain Attack

Android Devices Hunted by LodaRAT Windows Malware

Google Play Boots Barcode Scanner App After Ad Explosion

Actively Exploited Windows Kernel EoP Bug Allows Takeover

Attackers Exploit Critical Adobe Flaw to Target Windows Users

Adobe Fixes Critical Reader Vulnerability Exploited in the Wild

Apple Fixes SUDO Root Privilege Escalation Flaw in macOS

Krebs: Microsoft Patch Tuesday, February 2021 Edition


Iran ‘Hides Spyware in Wallpaper, Restaurant and Games Apps’

Hackers Try to Contaminate Florida Town’s Water Supply Through Computer Breach

Billions of Passwords Offered for $2 in Cyber-Underground

Emotet Takedown: Short-Term Celebration, Long-Term Concerns

iPhone 12 Magnet Array Can Disrupt Implantable Medical Devices

Facebook to Take Down Posts With False Claims About Vaccines

Virginia Lawmakers Poised to Pass New Rules for Internet Privacy

Paralegal’s Pal Admits Outing Witnesses

Crypto Fund Founder Pleads Guilty to $100m Fraud Scheme
Hackers Hit Nebraska Medical Center, U of Nebraska With Malware, Steal Patient and Employee Records

Seattle-based Automatic Funds Transfer Services Hit With Data Breach

Emsisoft Suffers System Breach

Cannabis Cultivator Cann Group Loses $3.6 Million in Cyber Attack

WestRock January Ransomware Attack Hinders Packaging Production

Experian Investigating Whether Serasa Involved in Brazil Data Breach

Android App Barcode Scanner Joins the Dark Side, Sends Malware Update to Millions

Critical WordPress Plugin Flaw Allows Site Takeover

Microsoft to Alert Office 365 Users of Nation-State Hacking Activity


Cruz Blocks Vote on Biden Commerce Secretary Nominee Over Huawei Concerns

Former U.S. Cyber Chief Chris Krebs Calls for Military to Attack Hackers

Industrial Networks See Sharp Uptick in Hackable Security Holes

First Eletrobras, Now Copel Energy Companies Hit by Ransomware Attacks

Several .LK Domains Crashed Due to Cyber Attack

Ziggy Ransomware Shuts Down and Releases Victims’ Decryption Keys

New Phishing Attack Uses Morse Code to Hide Malicious URLs

Don’t Post Your Coronavirus Vaccination Card Selfie on Social Media

Signal Ignores Proxy Censorship Vulnerability, Bans Researchers

Temporary Restrictions on GameStop, Other Stocks Lifted by Robinhood

South Carolina Plans Cyber-Ecosystem
SitePoint Discloses Data Breach After Stolen Info Used in Attacks

SN Servicing Corporation Discloses Ransomware Attack to Multiple States

Hackers Post Patient Medical Records From Florida and Texas Hospital Chains

36,000+ UPMC Patients May Have Had Personal Data Accessed Due to Breach

Winthrop (MA) Public Schools, Town Offices Targeted in Cyber Attack

Chrome Users Have Faced 3 Security Concerns Over the Past 24 Hours

Microsoft Warns of Increasing OAuth Office 365 Phishing Attacks

Unpatched WordPress Plugin Code-Injection Bug Afflicts 50K Sites

Fortinet Fixes Critical Vulnerabilities in SSL VPN and Web Firewall

Mozilla Fixes Windows 10 NTFS Corruption Bug in Firefox

‘Cyberpunk 2077’ Update Fixes a Save File Exploit on PC


Biden: U.S. Taking ‘Urgent’ Steps to Improve Cybersecurity

House Democrat Warns Big Tech to ‘Step up in Big Way’ or Risk Section 230 Changes

Krebs: Facebook, Instagram, TikTok and Twitter Target Resellers of Hacked Accounts

Israeli Hackers Breach KKK-Affiliated Website

Automated Tools Increasingly Used to Launch Cyber-Attacks

Ransomware Attacks Increasingly Destroy Victims’ Data by Mistake

Hackers Steal StormShield Firewall Source Code in Data Breach

Hacking Group Also Used an IE Zero-Day Against Security Researchers

Clearview AI Raises Disquiet at Privacy Regulators

Data Drought Slows Advance of AI in Cybersecurity

IBM Announces $3M Cybersecurity Grants for US Schools
Brazil’s Eletrobras Says Nuclear Unit Hit With Cyberattack

Oxfam Australia Investigates Data Breach After Database Sold Online

Spotify Suffers Second Credential-Stuffing Cyberattack in 3 Months

Victor Central School District (NY) Hit with Ransomware Attack

Woodland Trust Hit by Cyber Attack in December

Nespresso Smart Cards Hacked to Provide Infinite Coffee

Plex Media Servers Actively Abused to Amplify DDoS Attacks

Microsoft Office 365 Attacks Sparked from Google Firebase

Android Devices Prone to Botnet’s DDoS Onslaught

Critical Bugs Found in Popular Realtek Wi-Fi Module for Embedded Devices

Google Fixes Chrome Zero-Day Actively Exploited in the Wild


Hackers Lurked in SolarWinds Email System for at Least 9 Months, CEO Says

Op-Ed: The Best Way for Biden to Go on the Cyber Counterattack

SolarWinds Orion Bug Allows Easy Remote-Code Execution and Takeover

Federal Cyber Agency Reevaluating Its Role in Countering Election Disinformation

Parler CEO John Matze Says He’s Been Terminated by Board: ‘I Did Not Participate in This Decision’

Myanmar’s New Military Government Bans Facebook

Tulsa Mayor’s Cyber-stalker Jailed

Owners of Fertility App Premom Sued Over Non-Consensual Data Sharing
EscortReviews.com Data Breach Affects 470,000 Members

Over a Dozen Chrome Extensions Caught Hijacking Google Search Results for Millions

New Malware Hijacks Kubernetes Clusters to Mine Monero

Latest acOS Big Sur Also Has SUDO Root Privilege Escalation Flaw

Microsoft Defender ATP Detects Chrome Updates as PHP Backdoors

Cisco Fixes Critical Code Execution Bugs in SMB VPN Routers

Five Critical Android Bugs Patched, Part of Feb. Security Bulletin

SonicWall Fixes Actively Exploited SMA 100 Zero-Day Vulnerability


Suspected Chinese Hackers Used SolarWinds Bug to Spy on U.S. Payroll Agency

U.S. Court System Ditches Electronic Filing, Goes Paper-Only for Sensitive Docs Following SolarWinds Hack

Officials Applaud Confirmation of Mayorkas as DHS Secretary for Cybersecurity

Hospitals Suffer New Wave of Hacking Attempts

Babyk Ransomware Won’t Hit Charities, Unless They Support LGBT, BLM

Ransomware Gangs Made at Least $350 Million in 2020

Average Ransom Payments Declined Last Quarter

Interview With a Russian Ransomware Cybercriminal

Krebs: ‘ValidCC,’ a Major Payment Card Bazaar and Looter of E-Commerce Sites, Shuttered

Crypto Crook Hired Steven Seagal to Promote Scam, Now Faces Charges

Medical Researcher Jailed for Selling Secrets to China

Google Funds Project to Secure Apache Web Server With New Rust Component
Netgain Ransomware Incident Impacts Local Governments

Rotterdam (NY) Alerts Residents of Data Breach

Data on 3.2 Million DriveSure Clients Exposed on Hacking Forum

Vermont Labor Commissioner Apologizes for Tax Data Breach

Goodwin Procter Law Firm Says It Was Hit by Data Breach of Vendor

Baldwin Wallace University (OH) Was Targeted for Cyber Attack

Oklahoma State Tourism Department Reports Data Breach, No Social Security, Financial Data Compromised

Magento Web Skimmers Piggyback in Ongoing Costway Website Compromise

Tiny Kobalos Malware Bedevils Supercomputers to Steal Logins

Agent Tesla Trojan ‘Kneecaps’ Microsoft’s Anti-Malware Interface

Trickbot Malware Now Maps Victims’ Networks Using Masscan

Microsoft Defender Now Detects macOS System, App Vulnerabilities

Apple Pulls iCloud 12 for Windows 10 With Keychain Sync Feature


Intel Agency Warns of Threats From China Collecting Sensitive U.S. Health Data

May Have Personal Data of 80% of U.S. Adults

EU Aims to Seal Data-Flow Deals With U.S. and Britain

U.S. Gov’t: Number of Identity Theft Reports Doubled Last Year

Scammers Posing as FBI Agents Threaten Targets With Jail Time

Phishing Campaign Lures U.S. Businesses With Fake PPP Loans

Global Gov’t Outsourcer Serco That Runs Part of the UK COVID-19 Test & Trace Program Hit by Ransomware

Krebs: UK Arrest in ‘SMS Bandits’ Phishing Service

Greek Police to Introduce Live Facial Recognition

6 Cybersecurity Start-Up Trends to Track
Personal Data of 1.4 Million Washington Unemployment Claimants Exposed in State Auditor Hack

Wind River Security Incident Affects SSNs, Passport Numbers

European Volleyball Org’s Azure Bucket Exposed Reporter Passports

Westlake Police Department (OH) Hit by Ransomware That Made Some Evidence Disappear

Florida Healthy Kids Data Hacked, Dating Back to 2013

Alleged Gaming Software Supply-Chain Attack Installs Spyware on NoxPlayer

SonicWall SMA 100 Zero-Day Exploit Actively Used in the Wild

Trickbot Trojan Back from the Dead in New Campaign

Critical Libgcrypt Crypto Bug Opens Machines to Arbitrary Code


New State Department Cyber Bureau Stirs Opposition

Lawmakers Grill NSA on Years-Old Breach in the Wake of Massive Russian Hack

Xiaomi Sues U.S. in Bid to Remove Itself From Communist Chinese Military Company List

Krebs: The Taxman Cometh for ID Theft Victims

Home Working Increases Cyber-Security Fears

Fonix Ransomware Shuts Down and Releases Master Decryption Key

Vovalex Is Likely the First Ransomware Written in D

Here’s How Law Enforcement’s Emotet Malware Module Works

Cisco’s SpamCop Anti-Spam Service Suffers an Outage After Its Domain Expired

Industrial Gear at Risk from Fuji Code-Execution Bugs

Car Makers Seek Ways to Secure Data Needed to Build Connected Services

Miss England Social Media Accounts Held to Ransom by Cyber-Attackers

Facebook Said to Consider Suing Apple Over App Store Practices

Retired Nevada Cyber-Cop Charged with Forgery and Bigamy
Malicious ‘Home Depot’ Ad Gets Top Spot in Google Search

Florida Medicaid Website Hacked for 7 Years, Hundreds of Thousands Affected

UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) Suffers Ransomware Attack

Asian Delivery Biz Bykea Exposes 400 Million Records in Privacy Snafu

Perl.com Domain Stolen, Now Using Ip Address Tied to Malware

Washington State Auditor’s Office Breached in Software ‘Security Incident’

Ramsey County (MN) Ransomware Attack Exposes Personal Data of Thousands

Lassen Community College (CA) Victim of Cyber Attack; Feather River College Fine Thus Far

Poor Password Security at the British Branch of Mensa?

New Pro-Ocean Malware Worms Through Apache, Oracle, Redis Servers

WordPress Pop-Up Builder Plugin Flaw Plagues 200K Sites

Microsoft 365 Becomes Haven for BEC Innovation

Windows Installer Zero-Day Vulnerability Gets Free Micropatch

Apple iOS 14 Thwarts iMessage Attacks With BlastDoor System