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Hackers Amp Up COVID-19 IP Theft Attacks

In-depth report looks at how COVID-19 research has become as a juicy new target for organized cybercrime. Attackers are looking to the healthcare space as a rich repository of intellectual property (IP) now more than ever, as critical research…
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How Web Apps Can Turn Browser Extensions Into Backdoors

Researchers show how rogue web applications can be used to attack vulnerable browser extensions in a hack that gives adversaries access to private user data. Researchers have added another reason to be suspicious of web browser extensions.…

MICROSOFT PATCHES 20 CRITICAL VULNERABILITIES

Microsoft tackled 53 vulnerabilities with today’s Patch Tuesday bulletin. Remote code execution bugs dominated this month’s patches, representing 25 fixes. In total, 20 of Microsoft’s security fixes were rated critical. Notable are…