While there is no evidence at present of a rash of "juice jacking attacks on public USB charging stations, or even any novel exploits of this nature, appropriate precautions should still be taken.
Recent cloud security survey shows that even though businesses have increased their awareness on security threats, 19% still experienced a data breach, with account hijacking being the top attack method.
Microsoft announced a breach where they uncovered misconfigured security rules in one internal database that exposed 250 million customer service records for almost whole of December.
98% of top 1,000 U.S. websites were reported to be inadequately secured against client-side attacks which raise significant alarm bells about the current state of modern web architecture.
The IT security industry is facing a new wave of hacking through smart technology, machine learning, and artificial intelligence where hackers will unleash unethical tactics to target and manipulate individuals and organizations.
More than 3,000 #cybersecurity specialists and 1,258 algorithmic models worked 24 hours around the clock to fend off 2.2 billion cyber attacks on Singles Day. Just another day's work for Alibaba defending 300 million hacking attempts per day.
WHO was hit by a cyber espionage attempt with more than double the usual number of cyber attacks including an attempt to set up a fraudulent site to compromise internal email system.
A massive supply chain attack had distributed malware to tens of thousands of ASUS computers worldwide through legitimate ASUS software updates. It appears as if the attackers had inside information about ASUS servers and systems.
With evidence pointing to a nation-state attacker behind the attacks on multiple Airbus suppliers, companies should really take supply chain cyber security seriously even for smaller vendors.
FBI's testimony suggests that the Chinese cyber threat to national security is becoming much more sophisticated in the realm of cyber espionage including abuse of the “Thousand Talents” program.