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Play Store Records 600 Million Fleeceware Installs

Researchers at Sophos, a U.K. based cybersecurity company, discovered a set of 25 fleeceware apps on Play Store having more than 600 million installs....

McAfee Appoints Peter Leav as New Chief Executive Officer

The device-to-cloud cybersecurity firm, McAfee, appointed Peter Leav as the new Chief Executive Officer, effective from February 3, 2020. Leav had previously served as President...

Cyberattack Hits P&N Bank, Confirms Data Breach

Western Australia-based P&N Bank informed its customers of a data leak that happened on December 12, 2019, which exposed customers’ personally identifiable information (PII)...

Cybersecurity in Middle East Expands, BIoT to be in Focus

With the Middle East cybersecurity market expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 22.5 percent between 2018 and 2024, it...

Cloudflare to Offer Free Cybersecurity to Federal Campaigns

Cloudflare, a web infrastructure and security firm, will offer free cybersecurity services to the U.S. Federal Election campaigns. The San Francisco-based firm stated the new...

Elasticsearch Database Leaks 100 GB Data of Peekaboo Moments App

Thousands of baby videos and images were being left unsecured and exposed online by a mobile app called Peekaboo Moments. Peekaboo’s app developer, Bithouse, left...

CRITICALSTART Partners with SentinelOne for Endpoint Protection

CRITICALSTART, a provider of managed detection and response (MDR) services, recently partnered with endpoint protection firm SentinelOne to jointly develop next-generation endpoint, cloud, and...

Phishing Scam Affects Texas-Based School District

The Manor Independent School District (MISD) in Texas is facing a loss of US$2.3 million after falling victim to a phishing attack. The phishing...

“Cable Haunt” Vulnerability Exposes 200 Million Modem Cables to MITM Attacks

A security vulnerability named “Cable Haunt,” in Broadcom's cable modem, exposed around 200 million home broadband gateways in Europe, to remote hijacking attacks. The flaw,...

The History of Security and the Fight to Protect Ourselves

While almost everyone in modern industry has heard and thought about cyberattacks, breaches, data compromises and defenses, cyber warfare pre-dates the modern computing era....

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