MonthJuly 2020

3 Arrested for Massive Twitter Breach

Three individuals aged 17, 19, and 22 have been charged for their alleged roles in the massive July 15 Twitter attack.

New Initiative Links Cybersecurity Pros to Election Officials

A University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy initiative will build a database of cybersecurity volunteers.

Despite an unexpected monkey wrench, now is the time to install the July Windows and Office patches

Twitter: Employees Compromised in Phone Spear-Phishing Attack

The attack earlier this month started with a spear-phishing attack targeting Twitter employees, the company says in a new update.

3 Ways Social Distancing Can Strengthen your Network

Security teams can learn a lot from the current pandemic to make modern hybrid business networks stronger and more resilient. Here's how.

‘Hidden Property Abusing’ Allows Attacks on Node.js Applications

A team of researchers from Georgia Tech find a new attack technique that targets properties in Node.js and plan to publicly release a tool that has already identified 13 new vulnerabilities.

Browsers to Enforce Shorter Certificate Life Spans: What Businesses Should Know

Apple, Google, and Mozilla will shorten the life span for TLS certificates in a move poised to aid security but cause operational troubles.

Dark Web Travel Fraudsters Left Hurting From Lockdowns

Shadow travel businesses that depend on loyalty program fraud have been impacted just like the legitimate travel orgs they prey on.

Mimecast Buys MessageControl

The email security provider brings into its fold social engineering and human identity capabilities.

Ill-Defined Career Paths Hamper Growth for IT Security Pros

Appsec and cloud security skills are the most in demand, and a shortage of staff is wearing on security teams, a new study shows.