Cyber Security

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Apache “Commons Configuration” patches Log4Shell-style bug – what you need to know

Apache “Commons Configuration” patches Log4Shell-style...

It's a bit like Log4J, but for configuration files, not for logging.

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Apple patches “0-day” browser bug fixed 2 weeks ago in Chrome, Edge

Apple patches “0-day” browser bug fixed 2 weeks ago in...

One vendor's zero-day is another vendor's routine patch...

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S3 Ep92: Log4Shell4Ever, travel tips, and scamminess [Audio + Text]

S3 Ep92: Log4Shell4Ever, travel tips, and scamminess [Audio...

Latest episode - listen, read or both!

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Last member of Gozi malware troika arrives in US for criminal trial

Last member of Gozi malware troika arrives in US for criminal...

His co-conspirators went into and got out of prison years ago, while he remained...

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Costa Rica May Be Pawn in Conti Ransomware Group’s Bid to Rebrand, Evade Sanctions

Costa Rica May Be Pawn in Conti Ransomware Group’s Bid...

Costa Rica’s national health service was hacked sometime earlier this morning by...

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The Link Between AWM Proxy & the Glupteba Botnet

The Link Between AWM Proxy & the Glupteba Botnet

On December 7, 2021, Google announced it had sued two Russian men allegedly responsible...

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FTC warns of LGBTQ+ extortion scams – be aware before you share!

FTC warns of LGBTQ+ extortion scams – be aware before you...

It's a simple jingle and it's solid advice: "If in doubt, don't give it out!"

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Harmony blockchain loses nearly $100M due to hacked private keys

Harmony blockchain loses nearly $100M due to hacked private...

The crooks needed at least two private keys, each stored in two parts... but they...

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Refund Vishing Scams

Refund Vishing Scams

Secure your business with CyberHoot Today!!! Sign Up Now We’re constantly receiving...

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What Counts as “Good Faith Security Research?”

What Counts as “Good Faith Security Research?”

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) recently revised its policy on charging violations...

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KrebsOnSecurity in New Netflix Series on Cybercrime

KrebsOnSecurity in New Netflix Series on Cybercrime

Netflix has a new documentary series airing next week -- "Web of Make Believe: Death,...

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Adconion Execs Plead Guilty in Federal Anti-Spam Case

Adconion Execs Plead Guilty in Federal Anti-Spam Case

On the eve of their federal criminal trial for allegedly stealing vast swaths of...

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“Downthem” DDoS-for-Hire Boss Gets 2 Years in Prison

“Downthem” DDoS-for-Hire Boss Gets 2 Years in Prison

A 33-year-old Illinois man was sentenced to two years in prison today following...

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Ransomware Group Debuts Searchable Victim Data

Ransomware Group Debuts Searchable Victim Data

Cybercrime groups that specialize in stealing corporate data and demanding a ransom...

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Microsoft Patch Tuesday, June 2022 Edition

Microsoft Patch Tuesday, June 2022 Edition

Microsoft on Tuesday released software updates to fix 60 security vulnerabilities...

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Why Paper Receipts are Money at the Drive-Thru

Why Paper Receipts are Money at the Drive-Thru

Check out the handmade sign posted to the front door of a shuttered Jimmy John's...

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Meet the Administrators of the RSOCKS Proxy Botnet

Meet the Administrators of the RSOCKS Proxy Botnet

Authorities in the United States, Germany, the Netherlands and the U.K. last week...

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Follina gets fixed – but it’s not listed in the Patch Tuesday patches!

Follina gets fixed – but it’s not listed in the Patch Tuesday...

We tried it out to make sure, so you don't have to.

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S3 Ep88: Phone scammers, hacking bust, and data breach fines [Podcast + Transcript]

S3 Ep88: Phone scammers, hacking bust, and data breach...

Latest epsiode - listen (or read) now!

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S3 Ep86: The crooks were in our network for HOW long?! [Podcast + Transcript]

S3 Ep86: The crooks were in our network for HOW long?!...

Latest episode - listen (or read) now!

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