Cyber News Rundown: Hackable Mercedes

Reading Time: ~2 min.The Cyber News Rundown brings you the latest happenings in cybersecurity news weekly. Who am I? I’m Connor Madsen, a Webroot Threat Research Analyst and a guy with a passion for all things security. Any questions? Just ask. Mercedes Keyless Entry Leads to Car Theft It was discovered this week that criminals are using an […]
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Link: https://www.webroot.com/blog/2018/06/01/cyber-news-rundown-6-1-18

Cyber News Rundown: Chili’s PoS Breached

Reading Time: ~2 min.Chili’s Restaurant Reveals Payment Card Breach In the last week, officials have discovered a data breach that affects an unknown number of the chain’s 1,600 restaurants across the country. It is believed that the breach could affect customers who visited the restaurant between March and April of this year, and likely includes all payment information, […]
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Link: https://www.webroot.com/blog/2018/05/18/cyber-news-rundown-5-18-18/

Cyber News Rundown: Facebook Reveals “Clear History” Feature

Reading Time: ~2 min.The Cyber News Rundown brings you the latest happenings in cybersecurity news weekly. Who am I? I’m Connor Madsen, a Webroot Threat Research Analyst and a guy with a passion for all things security. Any questions? Just ask. Cyberattack Shuts Down Mexico Central Bank Within the past week, several payment systems associated with Mexico’s central […]
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Link: https://www.webroot.com/blog/2018/05/04/cyber-news-rundown-5-4-18/

Cyber News Rundown: Amazon DNS Service Hijacked

Reading Time: ~2 min.The Cyber News Rundown brings you the latest happenings in cybersecurity news weekly. Who am I? I’m Connor Madsen, a Webroot Threat Research Analyst and a guy with a passion for all things security. Any questions? Just ask. Amazon IPs Rerouted for Several Hours Early Tuesday morning attackers compromised an ISP that allowed them to […]
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Link: https://www.webroot.com/blog/2018/04/27/cyber-news-rundown-4-27-18/

Ransomware Attack Hits Ukrainian Energy Ministry, Exploiting Drupalgeddon2

The Ukrainian Energy Ministry has been hit by a ransomware attack – and for once it looks like this is the work of amateurs, not nation-state attackers bent on making a geopolitical point. However, the bad actors appear to have made use of the recently patched Drupal vulnerability, pointing out yet once again that patch […]

Link: https://threatpost.com/ransomware-attack-hits-ukrainian-energy-ministry-exploiting-drupalgeddon2/131373/

After the Hack: Tips for Damage Control

Reading Time: ~4 min.According to the Identity Theft Research Center, in 2017 alone, nearly 158 million social security numbers were stolen as a result of 1579 data breaches. Once a cybercriminal has access to your personal info, they can open credit cards, take out loans that quickly ruin your credit, or leave you with a giant bill. But […]
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Link: https://www.webroot.com/blog/2018/04/23/after-the-hack-tips-for-damage-control