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Exploit for Recent Flash Zero-Day Added to Fallout Exploit Kit

An updated version of the Fallout exploit kit recently emerged with an exploit for a recent Flash zero-day included in its arsenal, Malwarebytes Labs security researchers warn. First detailed in September...

Hackers Actively Scanning for ThinkPHP Vulnerability, Akamai Says

There is widespread scanning for a recently disclosed remote code execution vulnerability in the ThinkPHP framework, Akamai reveals.  ThinkPHP, a web framework by TopThink, is a Chinese-made PHP framework used by...

Xbash Malware Uninstalls Cloud Security Products

Recent samples of the destructive Xbash Linux malware can uninstall cloud security protection products from infected servers, Palo Alto Networks reports.  First detailed last year, the malware features a broad set...

Marco Rubio Proposes New Federal Data Privacy Bill

U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) introduced a bill on Wednesday designed to provide privacy legislation for the entire nation -- that is, federal law. It is based on the Privacy...

Barracuda Adds Incident Response to Email Security Offering

Barracuda Networks this week announced automated incident response capabilities are now available for customers using its Total Email Protection solution.  With the help of automated incident response, administrators can find, investigate,...

PCI SSC Releases New Security Standards for Payment Software

The Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) this week announced new security standards for the design, development and maintenance of payment software. The new PCI Secure Software Standard and...

Risky Radio Remotes and Cybercrime –

Welcome to our weekly roundup, where we share what you need to know about the cybersecurity news and events that...

Microsoft Launches Azure DevOps Bug Bounty Program

Microsoft of Thursday announced the launch of a new bug bounty program targeting Azure DevOps, a cloud service that allows users to collaborate on code development. The tech giant is prepared...

Rate of Cybersecurity Venture Funding Not Sustainable, Investors Say

Venture capital firm Strategic Cyber Ventures (SCV) considers itself a part of the overall security industry. "First and foremost we are cyber operators," it states on its website. "We advance...

Impact of U.S. Government Shutdown on Cybersecurity: Feedback Friday

The failure of President Donald Trump and the Democratic Party to reach an agreement over funding for the controversial Mexico border wall has led to the longest government shutdown in...