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Spammers Use Hexadecimal IP Addresses To Evade Detection

A spam group has picked up a pretty clever trick that has allowed it to bypass email filters and security systems and land in more inboxes than usual. The trick relies on a quirk in RFC791 — a standard that describes the Internet Protocol (IP).

Trustwave Fusion Platform Launches on AWS GovCloud

Threat detection and response services provider Trustwave has launched its Trustwave Fusion platform on Amazon Web Services GovCloud – letting Federal agencies and government contractors take advantage of the cloud-native cybersecurity platform to combat ever-changing security threats.

How a CISO’s Approach To Security Strategy Can Be Shaped by Philosophy

“Philosophy?” the conversation usually begins – “that’s an odd background for cybersecurity, isn’t it?” “Funnily enough,” comes my well-rehearsed reply, “not at all”. I have been surprised how often the skills of one field can be easily applied to the other.

Businesses Opt to Outsource Cybersecurity Services

According to research, there is a lack of in-house expertise in the area of digital risk protection – the ability to monitor risks, threats and breaches outside the network. The research found 80% of respondents stated their teams lack skills and knowledge in this area.

Experts Reported Security Bug in IBM's Db2 Data Management Software

Cybersecurity researchers today disclosed details of a memory vulnerability in IBM's Db2 family of data management products that could potentially allow a local attacker to access sensitive data and even cause a denial of service attacks.

Chinese Tax Software Hides Nasty Spyware

The cybersecurity firm Trustwave has released a new report detailing its discovery of a new type of malware hidden inside Chinese tax software.

Malware Stashed in China-Mandated Software is More Extensive Than Thought

Three weeks ago, security researchers exposed a sinister piece of malware lurking inside tax software that the Chinese government requires companies to install. Now there’s evidence that the high-stealth spy campaign was preceded by a separate piece of malware that employed equally sophisticated means to infect taxpayers in China.

Hidden Back Door Embedded in Chinese Tax Software, Firm Says

When a U.K.-based technology vendor started doing business in China, it hired a cybersecurity firm to proactively hunt for any digital threats that could arise as part of doing business in the country. The firm discovered a problem, one with such major implications that it alerted the FBI.

How to Shop Online Safely During the Pandemic

Even as stores reopen in many parts of the country, people are still shopping online more than ever. And that includes using new sites set up by their favorite small businesses attempting to stay afloat through perilous economic times.

Sextortion is evolving during the coronavirus pandemic, report says

Sextortion is evolving into nastier ways to try to extort people. To date, the basic template for this cybercrime has been to claim people's accounts have been hacked, with the criminals saying they have video proof – usually via webcam – of a person watching sexual content. The criminals demand immediate payment in Bitcoin – which gives the extortionist anonymity – or they will release the video to the public.

Crooks Tap Google Firebase in Fresh Phishing Tactic

A series of phishing campaigns using Google Firebase storage URLs have surfaced, showing that cybercriminals continue to leverage the reputation of Google’s cloud infrastructure to dupe victims and skate by secure email gateways.

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