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The European Parliament Fell Victim To A Sweeping Data Breach
The European Parliament Fell Victim To A Sweeping Data Breach
The European Parliament sent its employees a letter on May 22 informing them that a data breach resulted in their personal information being stolen. According to the letter, all systems of the recruitment platform, PEOPLE, were br...
Tyler Cross by Tyler Cross Published on May 24, 2024
House Committee Moves To Repeal SEC Cyber Incident Reporting Rule
House Committee Moves To Repeal SEC Cyber Incident Reporting Rule
The House Financial Services Committee has moved forward with a resolution, along party lines, to overturn a controversial SEC rule that requires certain companies to disclose cybersecurity incidents. The rule affects public compa...
Penka Hristovska by Penka Hristovska Published on May 24, 2024
Microsoft Links Executive Pay to Cybersecurity Performance
Microsoft Links Executive Pay to Cybersecurity Performance
Microsoft is under intense scrutiny from the US government and rival companies for failing to prevent a Chinese hack last summer. In response, the tech giant is taking significant steps, including linking executive compensation mo...
Paige Henley by Paige Henley Published on May 23, 2024
North Korean IT Workers Caught Posing As US IT Employees, Arrests Made
North Korean IT Workers Caught Posing As US IT Employees, Arrests Made
The US Department of Justice recently indicted a citizen for helping North Korean actors pose as US IT employees, even seeking jobs in the US government. The fake IT employees gained varying levels of control over more than 300 co...
Tyler Cross by Tyler Cross Published on May 23, 2024
Researchers Find Critical Bug In Apps For Amazon And Walmart
Researchers Find Critical Bug In Apps For Amazon And Walmart
Researchers with Tenable found a critical vulnerability in software used by major tech companies like Amazon and Walmart. They found a bug within the popular open-source data collection and processing tool, Fluent Bit. As one of t...
Tyler Cross by Tyler Cross Published on May 23, 2024
Google Cybersecurity Summit Sheds Light on Election Threats
Google Cybersecurity Summit Sheds Light on Election Threats
Google’s Boulder campus this week served as the meeting point for cybersecurity experts nationwide, who gathered to tackle election security threats. Among the company’s efforts to thwart cybersecurity threats to the 2024 presiden...
Penka Hristovska by Penka Hristovska Published on May 22, 2024
Israel’s CyberArk to Buy US Cybersecurity Firm Venafi
Israel’s CyberArk to Buy US Cybersecurity Firm Venafi
CyberArk, an identity security company based in Israel, is buying US cybersecurity firm Venafi for $1 billion in cash and $540 million in shares. CyberArk expects the deal to be finalized by the end of 2024 once all regulatory hur...
Todd Faulk by Todd Faulk Published on May 22, 2024
EPA Warns of Rising Cyberattacks on US Water Utilities
EPA Warns of Rising Cyberattacks on US Water Utilities
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued a stern warning about the increasing frequency and severity of cyberattacks targeting water utilities across the United States. In an enforcement alert released Monday, the EPA...
Paige Henley by Paige Henley Published on May 22, 2024
New Android Trojan Disguised as Google Play Update to Steal Data
New Android Trojan Disguised as Google Play Update to Steal Data
A new Android banking trojan that’s capable of stealing user credentials and eavesdropping on conversations is impersonating a Google Play update. The trojan, named Antidot by the threat intelligence company Cyble that first detec...
Penka Hristovska by Penka Hristovska Updated on May 21, 2024
ExpressVPN Unveils Online Store
ExpressVPN Unveils Online Store
ExpressVPN has officially launched an online store. The store, aimed at offering users better convenience, allows customers to purchase the company’s Aircove products, which are part of the reason why we rank ExpressVPN as the bes...
Penka Hristovska by Penka Hristovska Published on May 20, 2024