US Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell Says Cyberattacks are the Number One Threat to the Global Financial System

Cyberattacks are now the foremost risk to the global financial system, even more so than the lending and liquidity risks that led to the 2008 financial crisis, according to Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell.

TDoS: A Phenomenon in DDoS Attacks Emerges From the Shadows

TDoS: A Phenomenon in DDoS Attacks Emerges From the Shadows - Cybersecurity news - Emerging Threats
An automated TDoS attack makes use of VoIP software and Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) to make tens or hundreds of calls, simultaneously or in rapid succession to jam targeted services.

Checkout Skimmers Powered by Chip Cards — Krebs on Security

Skimming devices used to hack terminals at retail self-checkout lanes are a new breed of PIN pad overlay combined with a flexible, paper-thin device that fits inside the terminal’s chip reader slot.

RF Enables Takeover of Hostile Drones

Various kinds of drones are increasingly breaching the security lines of restricted areas, and whenever a drone crosses into an unauthorized territory, security teams must determine if it's hostile.

Users can be manipulated to share private information online

Online users are more likely to reveal private information based on how website forms are structured to elicit data, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) researchers have determined.
December 30, 2020

FBI: Pranksters are hijacking smart devices to live-stream swatting incidents

"Recently, offenders have been using victims' smart devices, including video and audio capable home surveillance devices, to carry out swatting attacks," the FBI said in a PSA published today.
December 7, 2020

Google publishes XS-Leaks to encourage research into new data-leaking website attacks

Google has set up a new site to track cross-site leaks, warning that these types of flaws are being used by some sites to steal information about the user or their data in other web applications.

Gootkit Trojan and REvil Ransomware Come Together to Stress Organizations

Gootkit Trojan and REvil Ransomware Come Together to Stress Organizations - Cybersecurity news - Emerging Threats
The Gootkit information-stealing Trojan has once again surfaced a year later joining REvil Ransomware in a new campaign to target WordPress sites in Germany.

Metasploit Framework: A Popular Tool among Cybercriminals

Metasploit Framework: A Popular Tool among Cybercriminals - Cybersecurity news - Emerging Threats
Security experts recently observed an interesting payload deployment using Metasploit against exposed Docker APIs. The framework has a significant advantage of combining any exploit with any payload.

QR Codes Serve Up a Menu of Security Concerns

Quick Response (QR) codes are booming in popularity and hackers are flocking to exploit the trend. As per a new study, people are mostly ignorant of how it can be used to launch digital attacks.

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