Critical Bugs Found in 3 Popular e-Learning Plugins for WordPress Sites

Security researchers are sounding the alarm over newly discovered vulnerabilities in some popular online learning management system (LMS) plugins that various organizations and universities use to offer online training courses through their WordPress-based websites. According to the Check Point Research Team, the three WordPress plugins in question — LearnPress, LearnDash, and LifterLMS — have security…

New Android Malware Steals Banking Passwords, Private Data and Keystrokes

A new type of mobile banking malware has been discovered abusing Android’s accessibility features to exfiltrate sensitive data from financial applications, read user SMS messages, and hijack SMS-based two-factor authentication codes. Called “EventBot” by Cybereason researchers, the malware is capable of targeting over 200 different financial apps, including banking, money transfer services, and crypto-currency wallets…

Stream Analytics Startup Confluent Raises $250 Million

Data is like music, made up of different components, with the spaces, gaps, and rhythm critical to understanding and appreciating the whole. Just as with music, data can be analyzed and enjoyed in real time (stream analytics software) or as a past, documented record (log analysis software).

Targeted Phishing Attacks Successfully Hacked Top Executives At 150+ Companies

In the last few months, multiple groups of attackers successfully compromised corporate email accounts of at least 156 high-ranking officers at various firms based in Germany, the UK, Netherlands, Hong Kong, and Singapore. Dubbed ‘PerSwaysion,’ the newly spotted cyberattack campaign leveraged Microsoft file-sharing services—including Sway, SharePoint, and OneNote—to launch highly targeted phishing attacks. According to…

The Right Configure, Price, Quote Tools Can Help You Sell Smarter in the Age of COVID-19

Sales teams are adapting to the new demands of remote selling. This includes more complex conversations with a remote buying committee, potential shifts to stakeholders, and budget approvals that are receiving more scrutiny than ever before.