Category: The Register – Security

Don’t be complacent on cybersecurity resilience

Read the 2024 Cisco Cybersecurity Readiness Index for tips on how best to prepare Sponsored Post  Protecting sensitive data and mission-critical applications, systems and services from the unwanted attention of hackers and cyber criminals is never easy.… This article has…

UK cyber-boss slams China’s bug-hoarding laws

Plus: Japanese scientists ID ancient supernova; AWS dismisses China trouble rumor; and more ASIA IN BRIEF  The interim CEO of the UK’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) has criticized China’s approach to bug reporting.… This article has been indexed from…

Identity: the new security perimeter

What to do when your MFA is mercilessly attacked by hackers Webinar  Threat actors are always looking for that easy way in by testing weak spots, and user identities are one of their favourite targets.… This article has been indexed…

Singapore’s banks to ditch texted one-time passwords

Accessibility be damned, preventing phishing is the priority After around two decades of allowing one-time passwords (OTPs) delivered by text message to assist log ins to bank accounts in Singapore, the city-state will abandon the authentication technique.… This article has…

Snowflake lets admins make MFA mandatory across all user accounts

Company announces intent following Ticketmaster, Santander break-ins A month after incident response giant Mandiant suggested the litany of data thefts linked to Snowflake account intrusions had the common component of lacking multi-factor authentication (MFA) controls, the cloud storage and data…

Ransomware crews investing in custom data stealing malware

BlackByte, LockBit among the criminals using bespoke tools As ransomware crews increasingly shift beyond just encrypting victims’ files and demanding a payment to unlock them, instead swiping sensitive info straight away, some of the more mature crime organizations are developing…

Houthi rebels are operating their own GuardZoo spyware

Fairly ‘low budget’, unsophisticated malware, say researchers, but it can collect the same data as Pegasus Interview  When it comes to surveillance malware, sophisticated spyware with complex capabilities tends to hog the limelight – for example NSO Group’s Pegasus, which…

Microsoft forgets about SwiftKey’s support site

Injecting Copilot branding will not make TLS certificates auto-renew Another Microsoft certificate has expired, leaving SwiftKey users that are seeking support faced with an alarming certificate error.… This article has been indexed from The Register – Security Read the original…

Navigating Europe’s digital identity crossroads

How to get ready for the future of digital identity in the European Union from eIDAS 1.0 to eIDAS 2.0 and beyond Partner Content  : Opening a bank account, making or receiving a payment, instructing an accountant or booking a…

Europol says mobile roaming tech is making its job too hard

Privacy measures apparently helping criminals evade capture Top Eurocops are appealing for help from lawmakers to undermine a privacy-enhancing technology (PET) they say is hampering criminal investigations – and it’s not end-to-end encryption this time. Not exactly.… This article has…

TeamViewer says Russia broke into its corp IT network

Same APT29 crew that hit Microsoft and SolarWinds. How close were we to a mega backdoor situation? TeamViewer says it was Russian intelligence that broke into its systems this week.… This article has been indexed from The Register – Security…

Unlock the future of security

Join our exclusive webinar on identity security Webinar  In today’s rapidly evolving digital landscape, securing identities is more critical than ever.… This article has been indexed from The Register – Security Read the original article: Unlock the future of security

Google cuts ties with Entrust in Chrome over trust issues

Move comes weeks after Mozilla blasted certificate authority for failings Google is severing its trust in Entrust after what it describes as a protracted period of failures around compliance and general improvements.… This article has been indexed from The Register…

Microsoft hits snooze again on security certificate renewal

Seeing weird warnings in Microsoft 365 and Office Online? That’ll be why Microsoft has expiration issues with its TLS certificates, resulting in unwanted security warnings.… This article has been indexed from The Register – Security Read the original article: Microsoft…

US lawmakers wave red flags over Chinese drone dominance

Congressman warns tech is getting the ‘Huawei Playbook’ treatment US Congress members warned against Chinese dominance of the drone industry on Wednesday, elevating the threat posed by Beijing’s control of the technology as similar to that of semiconductors and ships.……

Feds put $5M bounty on ‘CryptoQueen’ Ruja Ignatova

OneCoin co-founder allegedly bilked investors out of $4B in digicash Uncle Sam has put a $5 million bounty on any information leading to the arrest or conviction of self-titled “CryptoQueen” Ruja Ignatova, who is wanted in the US for apparently…

Batten down the hatches, it’s time to patch some more MOVEit bugs

Exploit attempts for ‘devastating’ vulnerabilities already underway Thought last year’s MOVEit hellscape was well and truly behind you? Unlucky, buster. We’re back for round two after Progress Software lifted the lid on fresh vulnerabilities affecting MOVEit Transfer and Gateway.… This…

Ransomware thieves beware

Why Object First and Veeam tick the box for encryption and immutability Sponsored Feature  You know that a technology problem is serious when the White House holds a summit about it.… This article has been indexed from The Register –…

Protect your network

Insights on expanding attack surfaces Webinar  Stay ahead of cyber threats with our upcoming session on “Why attack surfaces are expanding,” brought to you by Cloudflare in partnership with The Register.… This article has been indexed from The Register –…