Microsoft Warns of Large-Scale AiTM Phishing Attacks Against Over 10,000 Organizations

Microsoft on Tuesday disclosed that a large-scale phishing campaign targeted over 10,000 organizations since September 2021 by hijacking Office 365’s authentication process even on accounts secured with multi-factor authentication (MFA). “The attackers then used the stolen credentials and session cookies to access affected users’ mailboxes and perform follow-on business email compromise (BEC) campaigns against other…

New ‘Retbleed’ Speculative Execution Attack Affects AMD and Intel CPUs

Security researchers have uncovered yet another vulnerability affecting numerous older AMD and Intel microprocessors that could bypass current defenses and result in Spectre-based speculative-execution attacks. Dubbed Retbleed by ETH Zurich researchers Johannes Wikner and Kaveh Razavi, the issues are tracked as CVE-2022-29900 (AMD) and CVE-2022-29901 (Intel), with the chipmakers releasing software mitigations as part of…

5 Biggest Challenges of Data Security in the Financial Service Industry

Collaboration and a proactive approach are essential in discovering new data security risks, regulations, and measures in the financial service industry. Given the fact that companies within the financial service industry use data for finding revenue streams, providing personalized experiences, and storing customer information, it’s essential to focus on data security. Due – Due Data…