GoDaddy phishing ‘test’ teased employees with a fake holiday bonus

They were promised a $650 holiday bonus from their company. It wasn’t an act of corporate goodwill, though, but a particularly tone deaf phishing test. And instead…

Read more

Hackers tricked GoDaddy into helping attacks on cryptocurrency services

GoDaddy’s 2020 security woes aren’t over. KrebsOnSecurity has found that hackers tricked GoDaddy employees into handing ownership or control of multiple cryptocurrency services’ web domains, inadvertently aiding…

Read more

Chinese hackers impersonated McAfee to attack election campaign staffers

Google warned in June that state-sponsored hackers were targeting 2020 US election campaigns, and now it’s outlining some of the methods those perpetrators used. APT31, a group…

Read more

Iranian hackers’ Android malware spies on dissidents by stealing 2FA codes

It’s no secret that some countries have spied on their citizens through innocuous-looking apps, but one effort is more extensive than usual. Check Point Research has discovered…

Read more

Google Drive flaw may let attackers fool you into installing malware

Google Drive may have a way for hackers to trick you into installing rogue code. System administrator A. Nikoci has told The Hacker News about a flaw…

Read more

Twitter pins its July 15th breach on a phone spear phishing attack

Two weeks after a massive breach saw hackers take over some of the most prominent accounts on Twitter — including Barack Obama, Elon Musk, Joe Biden and…

Read more

Report finds many US election officials vulnerable to phishing attacks

The security risks around the 2020 presidential election aren’t limited to direct attacks on the voting systems. Research firm Area 1 Security has published a report (via…

Read more

Hackers targeted the UK’s coronavirus vaccine research

On top of everything else, add cybersecurity threats to the list of things the UK’s National Health Service (NHS) has had to contend with during the coronavirus…

Read more

Google says state-backed hackers are targeting Trump and Biden campaigns

Google’s security researchers say state-backed hackers from Iran and China have targeted the Trump and Biden presidential campaigns, respectively. The state-backed actors sent phishing scam attempts to…

Read more