Cyber Security Today, April 3, 2024 – New Linux vulnerability is found, and a must-read ransomware case study

A new Linux vulnerability is found and a must-read ransomware case study. Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It’s Wednesday, April 3rd, 2024. I’m Howard Solomon, contributing reporter on cybersecurity for and in the U.S. Following on the shattering discovery of a backdoor hidden in an open-source Linux compression utility comes news of a

Cyber Security Today, April 1, 2024 – An alert about a critical Linux vulnerability, a warning about password-spray attacks on Cisco VPNs, and more

This episode reports on a way threat actors can get around cloud-based email filtering systems, the latest information on an AT&T data theft

Cyber Security Today, Week in Review for the week ending Friday, March 29, 2024

This episode includes a discussion on a security awareness report, World Backup Day, mandatory government minimum cybersecurity standard

Cyber Security Today, March 29, 2024 – PyPI repository shuts to stop malicious uploads, a plea to developers to stop creating apps with SQL...

This episode reports on a US$10 million reward for a ransomware gang, a new Linux version of a backdoor

Cyber Security Today, March 27, 2024 – A botnet exploits old routers, a new malware loader discovered, and more warnings about downloading code from...

This episode reports on a new network of 40,000 infected small and home office routers and other devices that are part of a criminal botnet

Cyber Security Today, March 25, 2024 – A suspected China threat actor going after unpatched F5 and ScreenConnet installations

This episode reports on a new campaign stealing email passwords ,the latest data breaches

A hacker’s view of the civic infrastructure: Hashtag Trending, the Weekend Edition for March 23rd, 2024

What does the civic infrastructure look like through the eyes of a hacker? The legendary general Sun Tzu in the Art of War said that in order to defeat your enemy, you must first understand your enemy. How do you do this? He said, “to know your enemy, you must become your enemy.” If we

Cyber Security Today, Week in Review for week ending Friday, March 22, 2024

This episode features discussion on lessons learned from the ransomware attack on the British Library, advice for managing expectations of IT/security teams, why firms are leaving Google Firebase unprotecte