Homeland Security warns over ‘wormable’ Windows 10 bug – TechCrunch

[ad_1] Homeland Security’s cybersecurity advisory unit is warning Windows 10 users to make sure that their systems are fully patched, after exploit code for a “wormable” bug was published online last week. The code takes advantage of a security vulnerability patched by Microsoft back in March. The bug caused confusion and concern after details of…

Cisco security breach hits corporate servers that ran unpatched software

[ad_1] Six servers Cisco uses to provide a virtual networking service were compromised by hackers who exploited critical flaws contained in unpatched versions the open source software service relies on, the company disclosed on Thursday. Got updates? The May 7 compromise hit six Cisco servers that provide backend connectivity to the Virtual Internet Routing Lab…

How to decode a data breach notice – TechCrunch

[ad_1] Over the years I’ve seen hundreds, probably thousands, of data breach notifications warning that a company’s data was lost, stolen or left online for anyone to grab. Most of them look largely the same. It’s my job to decode what they actually mean for the victims whose information is put at risk. Data breach…

US Marshals says prisoners’ personal information taken in data breach – TechCrunch

[ad_1] A data breach at the U.S. Marshals Service exposed the personal information of current and former prisoners, has learned. A letter sent to those affected, and obtained by , said the Justice Department notified the U.S. Marshals on December 30, 2019 of a data breach affecting a public-facing server storing personal information on current…

Meet EventBot, a new Android malware that steals banking passwords and two-factor codes – TechCrunch

[ad_1] Security researchers are sounding the alarm over a newly discovered Android malware that targets banking apps and cryptocurrency wallets. The malware, which researchers at security firm Cybereason recently discovered and called EventBot, masquerades as a legitimate Android app — like Adobe Flash or Microsoft Word for Android — which abuses Android’s in-built accessibility features…

Post-coronavirus, Auth0’s close name, North Korea warning, Awake’s Series C – TechCrunch

[ad_1] Welcome to a glance again on the previous week in safety and what it means for you. Each week we’ll have a look at the massive information of the week and why it issues. What will the world seem like after the coronavirus pandemic subsides? Some of us at the moment are in our…