Network Security News Weekly

Current cybersecurity news to keep you informed.
IT Services | Government | Financial | Healthcare | Non-Profit

Network Security News Weekly

Current cybersecurity news to keep
you informed.
IT Services | Government | Financial |
Healthcare | Non-Profit

Articles of interest from the week of May 6, 2019


Chinese Hackers Were Using NSA Malware a Year Before Shadow Brokers Leak
A Chinese cyber-espionage group had used NSA malware more than a year before the Shadow Brokers leaked the same exploits online, exposing them to the whole world, according to US cyber-security firm Symantec. (By Catalin Cimpanu, ZDNet)

WP Live Chat WordPress Plugin Re-Patches File Upload Flaw
A WordPress plugin vulnerability found in WP Live Chat could allow an attacker to upload arbitrary malicious files to vulnerable systems, according to researchers. (By Lindsey O'Donnell, Threatpost)

Be Wary of Emails With Links To...Er, Google Drive? Is That Right?
Spammers are increasingly turning to common file-sharing and object storage services such as Google Drive and Microsoft Azure, in an attempt to evade ever-better corporate filters. (By Gareth Corfield, The Register)

New Apache Web Server Bug Threatens Security of Shared Web Hosts
Mark J Cox, one of the founding members of the Apache Software Foundation and the OpenSSL project, today posted a tweet warning users about a recently discovered important flaw in Apache HTTP Server software. The Apache web server is one of the most popular, widely used open-source web servers in the world that powers almost 40 percent of the whole Internet. (By Wang Wei, The Hacker News)

KnowBe4: Cybercriminals Setting LinkedIn Phishing Traps
Social media sites also are a hotbed for cybercriminal activity. LinkedIn increasingly is being used by cybercriminals to trick employees into clicking on phishing emails, according to KnowBe4's Q1 top-clicked phishing tests. (By Edward Gately, Channel Futures)



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