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  • Microsoft Buys Corp.com So Bad Guys Can’t
    by BrianKrebs on April 7, 2020

    In February, KrebsOnSecurity told the story of a private citizen auctioning off the dangerous domain corp.com for the starting price of $1.7 million. Domain experts called corp.com dangerous because years of testing have shown whoever wields it would have access to an unending stream of passwords, email and other sensitive data from hundreds of thousands of Microsoft Windows PCs at major companies around the globe. This week, Microsoft Corp. agreed to buy the domain in a bid to keep it out of the hands of those who might abuse its awesome power.

  • ‘War Dialing’ Tool Exposes Zoom’s Password Problems
    by BrianKrebs on April 2, 2020

    As the Coronavirus pandemic continues to force people to work from home, countless companies are now holding daily meetings using videoconferencing services from Zoom. But without the protection of a password, there's a decent chance your next Zoom meeting could be "Zoom bombed" -- attended or disrupted by someone who doesn't belong. And according to data gathered by a new automated Zoom meeting discovery tool dubbed "zWarDial," a crazy number major corporations are setting up meetings without passwords enabled.

  • Phish of GoDaddy Employee Jeopardized Escrow.com, Among Others
    by BrianKrebs on April 1, 2020

    A spear-phishing attack this week hooked a customer service employee at GoDaddy.com, the world's largest domain name registrar, KrebsOnSecurity has learned. The incident gave the phisher the ability to view and modify key customer records, access that was used to briefly hijack domains for a half-dozen GoDaddy customers, including transaction brokering site escrow.com.

  • Annual Protest to ‘Fight Krebs’ Raises €150K+
    by BrianKrebs on March 30, 2020

    In 2018, KrebsOnSecurity unmasked the creators of Coinhive -- a now-defunct cryptocurrency mining service that was being massively abused by cybercriminals -- as the administrators of a popular German language image-hosting forum. In protest of that story, forum members donated hundreds of thousands of euros to nonprofits that combat cancer (Krebs means "cancer" in German). This week, the forum is celebrating its third annual observance of that protest to "fight Krebs," albeit with a Coronavirus twist.

  • Russians Shut Down Huge Card Fraud Ring
    by BrianKrebs on March 26, 2020

    Federal investigators in Russia have charged at least 25 people accused of operating a sprawling international credit card theft ring. Cybersecurity experts say the raid included the charging of a major carding kingpin thought to be tied to dozens of carding shops and to some of the bigger data breaches targeting western retailers over the past decade. In a statement released this week, the Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) said 25 individuals were charged with circulating illegal means of payment in connection with some 90 websites that sold stolen credit card data.

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  • Security Conferences in 2020: What’s Canceled, Postponed, Going Virtual or Proceeding as Planned?
    on April 9, 2020

    Which security conferences have been canceled, postponed or going virtual in 2020 due to the coronavirus? Here, we bring you a list of security conferences, servicing cybersecurity and physical security professionals, that are still proceeding as planned, going virtual or that have been postponed or canceled. 

  • David O. Brown Named Chicago Police Superintendent
    on April 9, 2020

    Chicago Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot is appointing David O. Brown, former Police Chief of the Dallas Police Department, to serve as the next Superintendent of the Chicago Police Department pending City Council approval.

  • Securitas to Expand its California Workforce by 1,000
    on April 9, 2020

    Securitas Security Services USA is adding nearly 1,000 new jobs across the state in key areas such as Los Angeles, San Francisco, San Jose, San Diego, San Fernando Valley, Central Valley and the Inland Empire. Its current California workforce includes 15,000 security professionals.

  • Zoom Forms Cybersecurity Council; Alex Stamos Joins as an Advisor
    on April 9, 2020

    Remote video conferencing services company Zoom announced that it has formed a CISO Council and Advisory Board, including security leaders from across industries; and Alex Stamos has joined Zoom as an outside advisor to assist with a security review of the company's platform.  

  • Data Breach Report: RigUp Exposes More Than 70,000 Private Files
    on April 9, 2020

    Led by Noam Rotem and Ran Locar, vpnMentor’s research team recently discovered a breached database belonging to American software company RigUp, containing more than 70,000 private files belonging to its US energy sector clients. Read more to learn about this data breach and the cybersecurity implications.

  • General Electric Discloses Data Breach Affecting Present and Former Employees
    on April 9, 2020

    General Electric (GE), a global Fortune 500 company, has acknowledged a data breach affecting present and former employees and their beneficiaries. Between February 3-14, 2020, an unauthorized user gained access to the email account of Canon Business Process Services, which GE contracts with to process employee documents. 

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