Heise Sicherheits NewsKriminelle greifen offenbar immer häufiger Punkte fremder Payback-Konten ab und kaufen damit ein. Payback sieht bei sich kein Sicherheitsleck, aber beim Nutzer....

threatpost.comResearchers disclosed critical flaws in the popular Meetup service at Black Hat USA 2020 this week, which could allow takeover of Meetup "Groups."...

Heise Sicherheits NewsEinem Sicherheitsexperten ist es gelungen, Apples eigentlich drakonische "Entitlement Checks" zu umgehen. Das Problem wurde gepatcht....

Heise Sicherheits NewsEin Ark-Update auf Version 20.08.0 beseitigt Angriffsmöglichkeiten mittels präparierter Archive....

Heise Sicherheits NewsBesser nicht einspielen: Updates gegen die BootHole-Sicherheitslücken für RHEL, CentOS, Debian und Ubuntu verursachen auf einigen Systemen schwere Probleme....

securitymagazine.comParkland parent Andrew Pollack is launching School Safety Grant, a new organization that awards security technology solutions in school districts across America with the objective of saving response time and lives in an emergency....

securitymagazine.comUnited Airlines launched a new chat function – the United Automated Assistant – to give customers a contactless option to receive immediate access to information about cleaning and safety procedures put in place due to COVID-19....

securitymagazine.comTwitter has released additional information on their investigation into the compromise that occurred on July 15, 2020.  The attack, says the company, started with a spear phishing attack on a select group of employees that "relied on a significant and concerted attempt to mislead certain employees and exploit human vulnerabilities to gain access to [Twitter's] internal systems." ...

securitymagazine.comCongratulations to John "JT" Mendoza, one of our 2019 Most Influential People in Security awardees, who is retiring from federal government service after 22 years. He will be joining CGI as Director of Global Security, primarily responsible for establishing a global insider risk management program....

securitymagazine.comHow are physical security leaders being tasked with revenue preservation through business continuity and resiliency during the COVID-19 pandemic?...

securitymagazine.comU.S. Senator Brian Schatz (D-Hawai‘i) led a group of six senators in introducing the Federal Labor-Management COVID Partnership Act, a bill that would keep federal workers safe during public health emergencies, including the current COVID-19 pandemic, by creating formal labor-management task forces at both the Executive Branch and agency level. ...

securitymagazine.comTo safely reopen college campuses this fall, students need to be screened for SARS-CoV-2 infection every two or three days, finds a new study led by the Yale School of Public Health....

securitymagazine.comThe National Science Foundation has awarded Georgia State’s Evidence-Based Cybersecurity Research Group (EBCS) nearly $300,000 for a pilot program to teach students advanced cybersecurity research skills and match them with CISOs, with whom they will test tools to improve organizations’ security....

TheHackersNewsA 17-year-old teen and two other 19 and 22-year-old individuals have reportedly been arrested for being the alleged mastermind behind the recent Twitter hack that simultaneously targeted several high-profile accounts within minutes as part of a massive bitcoin scam. According to the U.S. Department of Justice, Mason Sheppard, aka "Chaewon," 19, from the United Kingdom, Nima Fazeli, aka "Rolex,"...

securitymagazine.comAfter 14 years of finding last-minute goalies, securing locker room doors, and trying to parcel out equal ice time to the skaters, I recently shed the captain’s “C” from the jersey of my recreational hockey team...

securitymagazine.comWhen I speak with candidates who are either leaving government roles or actively looking for a new role, I am often asked what programs or courses related to cybersecurity they could take to improve their marketability....

securitymagazine.comSun Tzu famously said, “all warfare is based on deception.” He could hardly have anticipated how his words would ultimately be substantiated—particularly in the tactics of today’s cybercriminals....

threatpost.comThe flaws have been confirmed by Grandstream, but no firmware update has yet been issued....

threatpost.comThree have been charged in alleged connection with the recent high-profile Twitter hack - including a 17-year-old teen from Florida who is the reported "mastermind" behind the attack....

Heise Sicherheits NewsSchlechte Nachrichten: Forscher entdecken Linux-Versionen einer Schadsoftware der Trickbot-Gang....

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