Robert Abel

Content Coordinator/Reporter, SC Media US
Marriott will pay to replace passports after breach

Marriott will pay to replace passports after breach

After its breach, which compromised the personal data of 500 million customers, Marriott has agreed to pay for new passports if it has found that "fraud has taken place."

Researchers uncover 21 Linux malware families

Researchers uncover 21 Linux malware families

ESET researchers examined the inner workings of 21 different Linux malware families all operating as trojanised versions of the OpenSHH client.

Not a breach: Citrix takes preemptive cyber-crime strike, forces users to change passwords

Not a breach: Citrix takes preemptive cyber-crime strike, forces users to change passwords

Citrix forced its users to reset their passwords after cyber-criminals began carrying out credential stuffing attacks against ShareFile accounts.

Apple releases security updates for iOS, iTunes, more

Apple releases security updates for iOS, iTunes, more

Apple has released security updates for several of its products to address vulnerabilities that could allow an attacker to take control of an infected system.

Cyber-criminals reporting competitors to Google to spread their own malware

Cyber-criminals reporting competitors to Google to spread their own malware

In a move as sneaky as a criminal calling the cops on rival gangs, malware authors have been impersonating Ubisoft, Steam and other large game companies to serve Google DMCA 1201 notices to irreversibly takedown their competitors.

London Blue cyber-gang compiled list of 50,000 execs for BEC phishing attacks

London Blue cyber-gang compiled list of 50,000 execs for BEC phishing attacks

A UK/Nigerian cybergang with US-based co-conspirators has obtained a list of more than 50,000 corporate officials to be targeted in future Business Email Compromise (BEC) phishing campaigns.

Cisco patches Prime License Manager SQL injection vulnerability

Cisco patches Prime License Manager SQL injection vulnerability

Cisco patched a Prime License Manager SQL injection vulnerability which could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to execute arbitrary SQL queries

Sky Brasil exposes data of 32M customers on ElasticSearch

Sky Brasil exposes data of 32M customers on ElasticSearch

As ElasticSearch based leaks become the latest source of massive data exposures, Sky Brasil, one of the biggest subscription television services in Brazil, is the latest to leave its customers exposed after not securing the server with a password.

China cyberespionage efforts increase following Trump presidency after brief pause

China cyberespionage efforts increase following Trump presidency after brief pause

China has accelerated its cyber-espionage efforts after a hiatus that began in 2015 when then President Obama struck an agreement to end China's practice of cyberespionage attacks against America.

NUUO NVRmini2 Network Video Recorder firmware vulnerability allows arbitrary code

NUUO NVRmini2 Network Video Recorder firmware vulnerability allows arbitrary code

Vulnerability in NUUO NVRmini2 Network Video Recorder firmware.?NVRmini2 firmware version 3.9.1 and prior could allow unauthenticated remote attacker to execute arbitrary code with root privileges.