AuthorJai Vijayan Freelance writer

GandCrab Ransomware Continues to Evolve But Can’t Spread Via SMB Shares Yet

Recent fears that this year's most prolific ransomware threat has acquired new WannaCry-like propagation capabilities appear unfounded at the moment.

WordPress Sites Targeted in World Cup-Themed Spam Scam

Spammers using a 'spray & pray' approach to post comments on WordPress powered blogs, forums, says Imperva.

Hacker Exploits 2-Year Old Router Issue To Steal Sensitive US Military Data

A moderately skilled hacker managed to steal export-restricted data pertaining to the Reaper drone and Abrams tank from computers belonging to two US Army officials.

Ticketmaster Breach Part of Massive Payment Card Hacking Campaign

Threat actor Magecart has infiltrated over 800 e-commerce sites with card skimming software installed on third-party software components, RiskIQ says.

Data Breaches at Timehop, Macy’s Highlight Need for Multi-Factor Authentication

Names, email addresses, and some phone numbers belonging to 21 million people exposed in Timehop intrusion; Macy's incident impacts 'small number' of customers.

Weak Admin Password Enabled Gentoo GitHub Breach

Had the attacker been quieter, breach may not have been discovered immediately maintainers of popular Linux distribution said.

California’s New Privacy Law Gives GDPR-Compliant Orgs Little to Fear

Others should boost their security controls to get in sync with AB 375... or get ready to be sued hundreds of dollars for each personal record exposed in a breach.

Destructive Nation-State Cyber Attacks Will Rise, Say European Infosec Pros

More than 90 percent of respondents in a Tripwire survey in Europe expect attacks by state-sponsored threat actors to increase in the next 12 months.

Destructive Nation-State Cyberattacks Will Rise

More than 90 percent of respondents in a Tripwire survey in Europe expect attacks by state-sponsored threat actors to increase in the next 12 months.

China-Based Cyber Espionage Campaign Targets Satellite, Telecom, Defense Firms

Threat group Thrip is using three computers based in China to steal data from targeted companies in Southeast Asia and the US, Symantec says.