According to a report by Reuters, researchers at Awake Security uncovered a new spyware campaign that threatened the security of Chrome users. Google removed the more than 70 offending extensions from the Chrome Web Store last month after being alerted to the malicious activity, but not before they were downloaded 32 million times by unsuspecting users.
Cisco announced Tuesday that its new security platform SecureX will become generally available on June 30. SecureX is the key security product featured as part of Cisco Live, the networking company’s annual customer event that’s taking place virtually this year due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Amazon said its AWS Shield service mitigated the largest DDoS attack ever recorded, stopping a 2.3 Tbps attack in mid-February this year.
State-sponsored hackers from China and Iran have unsuccessfully targeted the campaign staffs of US presidential candidates Joe Biden and Donald Trump, respectively.
At the ESET Virtual World security conference on Tuesday, security researchers from Slovak antivirus maker ESET have disclosed a new operation orchestrated by the Pyongyang regime’s infamous state-sponsored hacker crews.
Honda, the Japanese car manufacturer, has confirmed it has been hit with a cyberattack that has impacted some of its operations, including production systems outside of Japan.
Iran attempted a cyberattack on Israeli water infrastructure late last month, with hackers using American servers to carry out the breach, Fox News reported on Thursday.