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WinRAR users urged to upgrade to fix critical vulnerabilities

WinRAR users urged to upgrade to fix critical vulnerabilities

Users are advised to upgrade their WinRAR installations to fix two high-severity flaws that attackers could exploit to execute arbitrary code. The RAR archive format, which is associated with WinRAR, has been abused and exploited by cybercriminals before due to its long history of usage and popularity on the internet. Vulnerabilities could allow execution of … Read more

New HiatusRAT campaign targets Taiwan and U.S. military procurement system

New HiatusRAT campaign targets Taiwan and U.S. military procurement system

HiatusRAT malware operators resurfaced with a new wave of attacks targeting Taiwan-based organizations and a U.S. military procurement system. In March 2023, Lumen Black Lotus Labs researchers uncovered a sophisticated campaign called “HiatusRAT” that infected over 100 edge networking devices globally. Threat actors leveraged edge routers, or “living on the edge” access, to passively collect … Read more

Application Security Report: Q2 2023

Application Security Report: Q2 2023

Cloudflare has a unique vantage point on the Internet. From this position, we are able to see, explore, and identify trends that would otherwise go unnoticed. In this report we are doing just that and sharing our insights into Internet-wide application security trends. This report is the third edition of our Application Security Report. The … Read more

How to Create Admin Account When Can’t Sign in Windows 10

How to Create Admin Account When Can’t Sign in Windows 10

Generally, to create a new admin account for Windows 10, you must first sign in to Windows 10 with an administrator or a regular user with administrative rights. However, occasionally, you may not be able to sign in Windows 10 for some reason, such as forgetting your password, losing administrator rights or some other errors. In this case, … Read more

An August reading list about online security and 2023 attacks landscape

An August reading list about online security and 2023 attacks landscape

In 2023, cybersecurity continues to be in most cases a need-to-have for those who don’t want to take chances on getting caught in a cyberattack and its consequences. Attacks have gotten more sophisticated, while conflicts (online and offline, and at the same time) continue, including in Ukraine. Governments have heightened their cyber warnings and put … Read more

Tasks that bog down security teams (and what to do about them)

Tasks that bog down security teams (and what to do about them)

Most CISOs know the challenges that come with budget and staffing constraints, and they don’t see them going away anytime soon. Recent research supports their concern — Proofpoint’s 2023 Voice of the CISO report found that 58% of global CISOs surveyed said the economic downturn heading into the year negatively impacted their organization’s cybersecurity budget, … Read more

Spoofing an Apple device and tricking users into sharing sensitive data

Spoofing an Apple device and tricking users into sharing sensitive data

White hat hackers at the recent hacking conference Def Con demonstrated how to spoof an Apple device and trick users into sharing their sensitive data. At the recent Def Con hacking conference, white hat hackers demonstrated how to spoof an Apple device and trick users into sharing their sensitive data. As reported by Techcrunch, attendees … Read more

Israel and US to Invest $3.85 Million in projects for critical infrastructure protection through the BIRD Cyber Program

Israel and US to Invest .85 Million in projects for critical infrastructure protection through the BIRD Cyber Program

Israel and US government agencies announced the BIRD Cyber Program, an investment of roughly $4M in projects to enhance the cyber resilience of critical infrastructure. The BIRD Cyber Program is a joint initiative from the Israel National Cyber Directorate (INCD), the Israel-US Binational Industrial Research and Development (BIRD) Foundation, and the US Department of Homeland … Read more