When the National Security Agency (NSA) and the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) get together to issue a joint warning, you may wish to listen up.

The NSA and FBI recently alerted the defense industry through a Cybersecurity Advisory of the risk of malware attacks targeted at the defense and aerospace sectors by Russia’s General

Last week, authorities from the United States, United Kingdom and Canada accused a well-known hacker group tied to the Russian government, APT29 a/k/a Cozy Bear of using malware to exploit security vulnerabilities to enable it to steal COVID-19 vaccine research from companies located in these countries working to develop a vaccine. This was after a

Most employers use vendors to assist with managing various employee benefits, including payroll, health and dental benefits, pharmacy, cost-reduction strategies, retirement, analysis and wellness programs.

When using these vendors, the personal information of employees is provided to the vendor in data dumps. Usually that means that the vendors receive employees’ names, addresses, dates of birth,

We have urged readers in the past to pay attention to the pushes received from mobile phone manufacturers to update operating systems. Although the pushes claim that new features are included, there are also patches included to plug known vulnerabilities. If you keep pushing “later,” and you don’t update as soon as possible, those vulnerabilities

After incidents of Zoom “bombing,” including a recent intrusion by hackers to disrupt a church service with foul content (don’t these guys have better things to do?), it has been reported that hackers are now taking advantage of the surge in the use of Zoom for videoconferencing to spoof Zoom invites to try to obtain

There have been numerous examples of how hackers can get hold of sensitive and deeply personal information and use it against individuals to embarrass and extort them into sending money or compromising pictures to the hackers to prevent the information from being posted on the web.

These examples include cyberbullying, online love scams, blackmail through

Nintendo has shut down some NNID logins and has told Switch owners to lock down their accounts following a series of fraudulent attacks. Nintendo has confirmed that it suffered an attack by hackers who accessed some accounts and are using PayPal accounts linked to the accounts to purchase items fraudulently.

According to Nintendo, approximately 160,000

The hackers behind the Sodinokibi/REvil ransomware have reportedly switched their demands for payment from Bitcoin or Ethereum to Monero cryptocurrency to try to prevent law enforcement from tracking payments.

The hackers reportedly advertised the switch in a posting to an online hacker and malware forum, and admitted that the switch from Bitcoin to Monero is

Evil doers know that the best time to attack is during a crisis or a time of vulnerability. As the United States, and specifically, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) attempts to respond to and get ahead of the COVID-19 pandemic in the U.S., hackers, likely from a foreign enemy nation state, ramped