Category: Security

Mozilla's VPN service works across mobile and desktop platforms

Mozilla now offers a VPN service that protects Windows and mobile devices, and soon your Linux and macOS desktops. Jack Wallen shows you how to use the new offering....

Phishing awareness training wears off after a few months

Image: Sebastian Herrmann Security and phishing awareness programs wear off in time, and employees need to be re-trained after around six months, according to a paper...

Mitigating Cyber-Risk While We're (Still) Working from Home

One click is all it takes for confidential information to land in the wrong hands. The good news is that there are plenty of ways to teach preventative cybersecurity to...

Secret documents show how North Korea launders money through U.S. banks

North Korea carried out an elaborate money laundering scheme for years using a string of shell companies and help from Chinese companies, moving money through prominent...

How ransomware operators are joining forces to carry out attacks

Attackers buy stolen data from other criminals, while the Maze group publishes data captured by other gangs, says Positive Technologies. Image: vchal, iStockphoto...

US govt orders federal agencies to patch dangerous Zerologon bug by Monday

The Department of Homeland Security’s cybersecurity division has ordered federal civilian agencies to install a security patch for Windows Servers, citing...

Deepfake Detection Poses Problematic Technology Race

Experts hold out little hope for a robust technical solution in the long term. With disinformation concerns increasing as the US presidential election approaches,...

Show HN: A tool to make graphic design easier

Hotpot is an easy way to create device mockups, social media posts, marketing images, and other graphics. Starting from attractive templates, you can produce fresh...

TikTok and WeChat to be banned from US app stores starting Sunday

Users in the US would be unable to download the two Chinese-owned apps from local app stores, according to the Department of Commerce. Image: Wachiwit/Getty/IStock On...

Spammers use hexadecimal IP addresses to evade detection

A spam group has picked up a pretty clever trick that has allowed it to bypass email filters and security systems and land in more inboxes than usual. The trick relies...

Deadly Ransomware Story Continues to Unfold

A ransomware attack with fatal consequences is attracting notice and comment from around the world. This is a follow-up to yesterday’s story breaking the news of...

Incident Of The Week: Equinix Is The Latest In A Long Line Of Ransomware Victims

[Records Exposed: Undisclosed  |  Industry: Internet  |  Type Of Attack: Ransomware] Equinix is the latest victim in a long line of ransomware targets. The data...