This week, teenage hackers and nation-state attackers made trouble worldwide.
SonicWall TZ 600 POE — SC Magazine
- SC Media takes a close look at the TZ 600 POE and awards it top marks.
- Cybercriminals are counting on small businesses to be less protected — and they’re often right.
Surging CMS attacks keep SQL Injections On The Radar During The Next Normal — Help Net Security
- Cyberattacks have risen during the pandemic, leaving businesses to wonder whether things will settle down when COVID-19 begins to wane, or if the increase in attacks is here to stay.
Teenager arrested in cyberattacks on Miami-Dade schools — The Washington Times
- A 16-year-old student has been arrested for orchestrating a series of network outages and cyberattacks during the first week of school in Florida’s largest district.
Microsoft Defender can ironically be used to download malware — Bleeping Computer
- A recent update to Windows 10’s Microsoft Defender antivirus solution ironically allows it to download malware and other files to a Windows computer.
Twitter Hack May Have Had Another Mastermind: A 16-Year-Old — The New York Times
- A Massachusetts teenager appears to have played a significant role in the July 15 Twitter attack, investigators and fellow hackers said.
- Chinese nation-state hackers launched a phishing campaign against European government officials, diplomats, non-profits and other organizations to gather intelligence about global economies reeling from the pandemic.
Minister: New Zealand Enduring Wave of Cyberattacks — Security Week
- According to the Associated Press, tracking down the perpetrators will be extremely difficult, as the distributed denial of service attacks are being routed through thousands of computers.
- The FBI and the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) have denied seeing any reports of attacks on voting infrastructure, following the publication of a report on potential Russian election interference.
- Facing looming election threats and a ransomware epidemic, the bureau says it has revamped its process for warning hacking victims.
- Newfangled malware protection gives users a false sense of security, critics say, making it potentially worse than nothing at all.
Attackers abuse Google DNS over HTTPS to download malware — Bleeping Computer
- More details have emerged on a malware sample that uses Google DNS over HTTPS to retrieve the stage 2 malicious payload.
‘UltraRank’ Gang Sells Card Data It Steals — Bank Info Security
Hackers Attack Norway’s Parliament — Security Week
- Norway’s parliament said Tuesday it had been the target of a “vast” cyberattack that allowed hackers to access the some lawmakers’ emails.
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