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FBI: $3.5B Lost in 2019 to Known Cyberscams, Ransomware

Cybercriminals double down on successful internet scams, with a focus on phishing, BEC and other defrauding schemes that have proven to work.

By |2020-02-12T08:50:56-05:00February 12th, 2020|$3.5 billion, 2019 Internet Crime Report, annual report, Business Email Compromise, Cloud Security, cybercrime, cybercriminals, FBI, Fraud, Government, Hacks, IC3, Internet, Phishing, ransomware, scams, Spoofing, total losses, Web Security|Comments Off on FBI: $3.5B Lost in 2019 to Known Cyberscams, Ransomware

Estée Lauder Exposes 440M Records, with Email Addresses, Network Info

Middleware data was exposed, which can create a secondary path for malware through which applications and data can be compromised.

By |2020-02-11T13:52:03-05:00February 11th, 2020|440 million records, Breach, cloud database, Cloud Security, Customer Records, data breach, data exposure, email addresses, estee lauder, Middleware, misconfiguration, network information, Web Security|Comments Off on Estée Lauder Exposes 440M Records, with Email Addresses, Network Info

Critical Citrix RCE Flaw Still Threatens 1,000s of Corporate LANs

RCE and myriad other types of attacks could take aim at the 19 percent of vulnerable companies that haven't yet patched CVE-2019-19781.

By |2020-02-07T10:32:52-05:00February 7th, 2020|Breach, Citrix ADC, citrix flaw, Citrix gateway, Cloud Security, critical vulnerability, CVE-2019-19781, Denial of Service, exploits, in the wild, Malware, Positive Technologies, RCE, remote code execution, unpatched systems, Vulnerabilities|Comments Off on Critical Citrix RCE Flaw Still Threatens 1,000s of Corporate LANs

Dropbox Passes $1M Milestone for Bug-Bounty Payouts

The file-sharing service also disclosed details of past notable bugs for the first time.

2020 Cybersecurity Trends to Watch

Mobile becomes a prime phishing attack vector, hackers will increasingly employ machine learning in attacks and cloud will increasingly be seen as fertile ground for compromise.

Top 10 Breaches and Leaky Server Screw Ups of 2019

2019 was a banner year for data exposures, with billions of people affected by cloud misconfigurations, hacks and poor security practices in general. Here's the Threatpost Top 10 for data-breach news of the year, featuring all the low-lights.

By |2019-12-26T09:00:09-05:00December 26th, 2019|2019, amca, biggest data breaches, Breach, Capital One, cloud misconfigurations, Cloud Security, collection #1, data breach, Ecuador, Equifax, Facebook, Hacks, imperva, Leaky server, magecart, privacy, Sprint, top 10|Comments Off on Top 10 Breaches and Leaky Server Screw Ups of 2019