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Weekly News Roundup February 1-5, 2021

On Feb 7, 2021
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As towns and cities across the country and around the world continue to solve for the challenges of remote learning, Microsoft said it has seen a stark increase in the number of Business Email Compromise (BEC) attacks targeting schools. ...

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Weekly News Roundup February 1-5, 2021

Weekly News Roundup February 1-5, 2021

As towns and cities across the country and around the world continue to solve for the challenges of remote learning, Microsoft said it has seen a stark increase in the number of Business ...

Cyber leaders back Biden’s DHS pick

Cyber leaders back Biden’s DHS pick

It was a wild weekend for the SolarWinds hack — More breach victims step forward

Kali Linux Gets New Desktop Environment & Undercover Theme

Kali Linux Gets New Desktop Environment & Undercover Theme

By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading on Dec 02, 2019 04:45 pm The bug enables malware to pose as any legitimate Android app, letting attackers track messages, photos, credentials, ...

After SolarWinds breach, lawmakers ask NSA for help in cracking Juniper cold case

After SolarWinds breach, lawmakers ask NSA for help in cracking Juniper cold case

As the U.S. investigation into the SolarWinds hacking campaign grinds on, lawmakers are demanding answers from the National Security Agency about another troubling supply chain breach that ...

SVR cyberespionage updates—other victims, avenues of approach. US AG calls out Moscow. Emotet's back. Big Tech vs. NSO Group.

SVR cyberespionage updates—other victims, avenues of approach. US AG calls out Moscow. Emotet's back. Big Tech vs. NSO Group.

SVR cyberespionage updates, including other victims, avenues of approach. US AG calls out Moscow. Emotet's back. Big Tech vs. NSO Group.

Cyber Security Roundup for February 2021

Cyber Security Roundup for February 2021

A UK view on Cyber (IT Security) & Information Security. Covers everything Computer Security from the basics to the advanced

SolarWinds Hack: Lawmakers Demand Answers

SolarWinds Hack: Lawmakers Demand Answers

Lawmakers are pressing government agencies for answers following disclosures this week about an advanced persistent threat group's massive hacking campaign

Russian Hackers Broke Into Federal Agencies, U.S. Officials Suspect

Russian Hackers Broke Into Federal Agencies, U.S. Officials Suspect

In one of the most sophisticated and perhaps largest hacks in more than five years, email systems were breached at the Treasury and Commerce Departments. Other breaches are under ...

Exclusive: Suspected Chinese hackers used SolarWinds bug to spy on U.S. payroll agency – sources

Exclusive: Suspected Chinese hackers used SolarWinds bug to spy on U.S. payroll agency – sources

Suspected Chinese hackers exploited a flaw in software made by SolarWinds Corp to help break into U.S. government computers last year, five people familiar with the matter told Reuters, ...

Suspected Russian hackers spied on U.S. Treasury emails - sources

Suspected Russian hackers spied on U.S. Treasury emails - sources

Hackers believed to be working for Russia have been monitoring internal email traffic at the U.S. Treasury and Commerce departments, according to people familiar with the matter, adding ...

Weekly News Roundup January 25-29, 2021

Weekly News Roundup January 25-29, 2021

Somehow we already find ourselves on the precipice of February. Time continues to march on, and the days are getting longer. Soon May will be upon us, and cybersecurity professionals the ...

Microsoft found malicious SolarWinds software in its systems

Microsoft found malicious SolarWinds software in its systems

Microsoft said it found malicious software in its systems related to a massive hacking campaign disclosed by U.S. officials this week.

Sources: Suspected Chinese Hackers Used SolarWinds Bug to Spy on US Payroll Agency

Sources: Suspected Chinese Hackers Used SolarWinds Bug to Spy on US Payroll Agency

Suspected Chinese hackers exploited a flaw in software made by SolarWinds Corp to help break into U.S. government computers last year, five people familiar with the matter told Reuters, ...

Exclusive: Suspected Chinese hackers used SolarWinds bug to spy on U.S. payroll agency - sources

Exclusive: Suspected Chinese hackers used SolarWinds bug to spy on U.S. payroll agency - sources

Suspected Chinese hackers exploited a flaw in software made by SolarWinds Corp to help break into U.S. government computers last year, five people familiar with the matter told Reuters, ...

US intel agencies blame Russia for massive SolarWinds hack

US intel agencies blame Russia for massive SolarWinds hack

A group of U.S. intelligence agencies on Tuesday formally accused Russia of being linked to the recently discovered hack of IT group SolarWinds that compromised much of the federal ...

Government Hacking Makes Everyone Less Safe

Government Hacking Makes Everyone Less Safe

Last week, the Justice Department filed criminal charges against a North Korean operative for a malware attack that endangered hospital systems and crippled the computers of businesses, ...

Troubling Cyber Attack Necessitates Enhanced Federal Coordination

Troubling Cyber Attack Necessitates Enhanced Federal Coordination

Government departments form response group to battle “significant and ongoing” cybersecurity attack.