A now-patched macOS vulnerability allows attackers with root access to bypass a kernel-level security feature that prevents malicious software from modifying protected files. An attacker could use the exploit to load malware itself shielded by Apple's System Integrity Protection.
Online sports retailer Sports Warehouse has agreed overhaul its security program and pay a $300,000 fine to New York State after hackers stole 20 years' worth of payment card data and customer information the company was storing in plaintext on its e-commerce server.
Expel, CrowdStrike and Red Canary held steady atop Forrester's MDR rankings, while Secureworks and Binary Defense tumbled from the leaders category. Providers have turned their attention from maximizing their efficacy at detecting ransomware to finding faster and better ways to respond to attacks.
Digital rights organizations detected Pegasus spyware on the devices of members of Armenian civil society during the outbreak of armed conflict over a disputed region in the South Caucasus region. Access Now called the infections the first known instance of Pegasus spyware use during war.
German prosecutors on Monday indicted four executives of insolvent commercial spyware firm FinFisher for illegally exporting their hacking tool to Turkey. The indictment comes as a European Parliament committee concluded an investigation of bloc members' use of commercial spyware.
Healthcare providers are struggling with protecting legacy medical devices against a rising tide of cyberthreats. New Health Sector Coordinating Council guidance can help, said Jessica Wilkerson of the Food and Drug Administration and Mike Powers of Intermountain Health.
A Chinese state hacker has targeted critical infrastructure in Guam and the United States with the likely intent of cyberespionage and maintaining long-term access. Microsoft dubbed the threat actor "Volt Typhoon" on Wednesday in a coordinated disclosure with the U.S. government and close allies.
As the largest media company at RSA Conference 2023, ISMG conducted more than 160 individual interviews with CEOs, CISOs, government leaders, investors, researchers and attorneys. This compendium covers every facet of cybersecurity, from the latest technology solutions to emerging trends.
Android smartphone device manufacturer Samsung has a patch for a flaw used by commercial surveillance hackers to implant malware in the United Arab Emirates. The U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency on Friday gave federal agencies until June 9 to patch the vulnerability.
China's cybersecurity agency on Sunday banned sales of U.S. chipmaker Micron's products following a cybersecurity review. The decision is the latest in an escalating series of national security-driven moves by Beijing and Washington, D.C., to restrict the market access of their trans-Pacific rival.
Security researchers have demonstrated a practical attack that can be used to defeat biometric fingerprint checks and log into a target's Android - but not Apple - smartphone. Dubbed "BrutePrint," the brute force attack is inexpensive and practical to deploy at a large scale.
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Apple is patching actively exploited zero-day flaws in its browser rendering engine for mobile devices, and one cybersecurity firm says the vulnerabilities are likely evidence of takeover attacks. Two of the bugs were the subject of Apple's first-ever Rapid Security Response.
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IBM has bought a startup founded by a longtime security leader in the Israeli Prime Minister's Office to ensure personal identifiable information isn't left unprotected. The deal will ensure sensitive data isn't exposed in public cloud data stores or SaaS apps like Slack, SharePoint or Office 365.