This new ransomware is targeting Windows and Linux PCs with a 'unique' attack

It's an unusual form of ransomware because it's written in Java, deployed as a trojanised Java Runtime Environment and is compiled in a Java image file (Jimage) to hide the malicious intentions.

Large-scale attack tries to steal configuration files from WordPress sites

Hackers have launched a massive campaign against WordPress websites over the past weekend, attacking old vulnerabilities in unpatched plugins to download configuration files from WordPress sites.

New cold boot attack affects seven years of LG Android smartphones

South Korean phone manufacturer LG has released a security update last month to fix the bootloader vulnerability (CVE-2020-12753) that impacts its Android smartphones sold over the past seven years.

Ransomware gang says it breached one of NASA's IT contractors

The DopplePaymer ransomware gang said it hacked the network of Digital Management Inc. (DMI), an IT service provider that serves multiple Fortune 100 companies and government agencies, including NASA.

REvil ransomware gang launches auction site to sell stolen data

The operators of the REvil (Sodinokibi) ransomware gang have launched today an eBay-like auction site where they plan to sell data stolen from the companies they hack.

Cisco warns: These Nexus switches have been hit by a serious security flaw

Cisco has warned customers with Nexus switches running its NX-OS software to install updates to address a serious flaw that allows a remote attacker to bypass network access controls.

After a breach, users rarely change their passwords, study finds

Only around a third of users usually change their passwords following a data breach announcement, according to a study from the Carnegie Mellon University's Security and Privacy Institute (CyLab).

Apple releases iOS 13.5.1 with security fixes, breaks recent Unc0ver jailbreak

If you've used the Unc0ver tool to jailbreak your iOS device, installing iOS 13.5.1 will remove it and block you from jailbreaking it again.

Joomla team discloses data breach

The Joomla team said the leaked website backup file was not encrypted and contained details for roughly 2,700 users who registered on the site.

Cybersecurity the responsibility of agencies, not us, AGD and ASD say

In 2019, ANAO cyber-resilience audits had found 29% of agencies audited were compliant with the Top Four, whereas 60% of departmental self-assessments found themselves to be compliant.

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