US Supreme Court to Hear Microsoft-DOJ Email Case

Read full post High court to rule on email privacy case, pitting Redmond giant against DOJ over access to its foreign-based email servers.

/ October 16, 2017

DHS to Require All Fed Agencies to Use DMARC, HTTPS, and STARTTLS

Read full post The move follows a DHS review of federal government agencies’ steps to secure email and deploy authentication technologies.

/ October 16, 2017

New Cybercrime Campaign a ‘Clear and Imminent’ Threat to Banks Worldwide

Read full post Hundreds of millions of dollars stolen from banks via an sophisticated attack that blended cyber and physical elements.

/ October 16, 2017

Adobe Patches Flash ZeroDay Used To Plant Surveillance Software

Read full post Second time in four weeks FINSPY “lawful intercept” tool and a zero-day found together.

/ October 16, 2017

Wi-Fi at risk from KRACK attacks – here’s what to do

Read full post KRACK attacks work against networks using WPA and WPA2 encryption

/ October 16, 2017

How the Waltham cyberstalker’s reign of fear was ended

Read full post No one is truly anonymous online, not even criminals.

/ October 16, 2017

GDPR Compliance: 5 Early Steps to Get Laggards Going

Read full post If you’re just getting on the EU General Data Protection Regulation bandwagon, here’s where you should begin.

/ October 16, 2017

Here’s every patch for KRACK Wi-Fi vulnerability available right now

Read full post Vendors are reacting swiftly to a vulnerability which lets attackers eavesdrop on your network traffic.

/ October 16, 2017

20 Questions to Ask Yourself before Giving a Security Conference Talk

Read full post As cybersecurity continues to become more of a mainstream concern, those of us who speak at industry events must learn how to truly connect with our audience.

/ October 16, 2017

National Cybersecurity Awareness Month Twitter Chats

Read full post We’ve gathered our own thoughts on the topics chosen each week for this short series of blogs that will be published twice a week. The post National Cybersecurity Awareness Month Twitter Chats appeared first on WeLiveSecurity

/ October 16, 2017

Printers: The Weak Link in Enterprise Security

Read full post Organizations frequently overlook printer security, leaving systems exposed to malware and theft. New tools aim to lessen the risk.

/ October 16, 2017

Chrome smoked by Edge in browser phishing test

Read full post NSS Labs says Edge users are better protected from phishing than people using Chrome and Firefox

/ October 16, 2017

Homeland Security orders federal agencies to start encrypting sites, emails

Read full post Three-quarters of the federal government uses encryption. Homeland Security says that isn’t enough.

/ October 16, 2017

DoubleLocker Android ransomware explained

Read full post The infection mechanism works well – which is crucial for determining how big of a deal a piece of malware is. The post DoubleLocker Android ransomware explained appeared first on WeLiveSecurity

/ October 16, 2017

WPA2 security issues pose serious Wi-Fi safety questions

Read full post ‘KRACK’ or Key Reinstallation AttaCK, as it has been labeled, means third parties could eavesdrop on a network meaning private conversations would no longer be private. The post WPA2 security issues pose serious Wi-Fi safety questions appeared...

/ October 16, 2017

WPA2 security flaw puts almost every Wi-Fi device at risk of eavesdropping

Read full post Security experts have said the bug is a total breakdown of the WPA2 security protocol.

/ October 16, 2017

Monday review – the hot 19 stories of the week

Read full post From iPhone’s new “off” switch and the 5 mistakes IT wish you wouldn’t make to Microsoft’s latest security tool, and more!

/ October 16, 2017

DoubleLocker Delivers Unique Two-Punch Hit to Android

Read full post Combines Android ransomware with capability to change users device PINs.

/ October 13, 2017

Hyatt Hit With Another Credit Card Breach

Read full post Payment card information stolen when cards were either swiped or manually entered into registration systems at some Hyatt hotels.

/ October 13, 2017

Hackers steal restricted information on F-35 fighter, JDAM, P-8 and C-130

Read full post Hackers gained “full and unfettered access” to a third-party holding restricted information

/ October 13, 2017

Cyber News Rundown: Edition 10/06/17

Read full post The Cyber News Rundown brings you the latest happenings in cyber news weekly. Who am I? I’m Connor Madsen, a Webroot Threat Research Analyst, and a guy with a passion for all things security. Any more questions?...

/ October 13, 2017

This bug let a researcher bypass GoDaddy’s site security tool

Read full post A security researcher said the tool, which is supposed to prevent SQL injections, could be easily bypassed.

/ October 13, 2017

Getting the Most Out of Cyber Threat Intelligence

Read full post How security practitioners can apply structured analysis and move from putting out fires to fighting the arsonists.

/ October 13, 2017

10 Major Cloud Storage Security Slip-Ups (So Far) this Year

Read full post Accenture is the latest in a string of major companies to expose sensitive cloud data this year, following Verizon, Deloitte, and Dow Jones.

/ October 13, 2017

Judge slaps down government’s dragnet trawl of 1.3m website users

Read full post DreamHost said the decision “will protect the constitutional rights of innocent internet users worldwide”

/ October 13, 2017

Product Testing: Simulation, dissimulation, exasperation

Read full post True, most malware isn’t viral any more, but I don’t think that matters in this context. Nor, of course, is the EICAR file a virus, and doesn’t in any respect behave like one. The post Product Testing:...

/ October 13, 2017

Google embarrassed by fake adblocker that served ads

Read full post The malware, posing as popular adblocker Adblock Plus, made it past Google Web Store’s security checks

/ October 13, 2017

DoubleLocker: Innovative Android Ransomware

Read full post DoubleLocker can change the device’s PIN, preventing victims from accessing their devices, and also encrypts the data it finds in them – a combination that has not been seen previously in the Android ecosystem. The post DoubleLocker:...

/ October 13, 2017

Equifax insists web portal has not been compromised

Read full post The credit rating agency has pushed back on claims of a second cyberattack.

/ October 13, 2017

500 million PCs are being used for stealth cryptocurrency mining online

Read full post Your PC may be used to find cryptocurrency when you visit websites, with or without your consent.

/ October 13, 2017

Equifax website hit by malvertising – will the pain never end?

Read full post The proverb “it never rains but that it pours” could have been written for Equifax – this time, malvertising.

/ October 12, 2017

Kaspersky Lab and the AV Security Hole

Read full post It’s unclear what happened in the reported theft of NSA data by Russian spies, but an attacker would need little help to steal if he or she had privileged access to an AV vendor’s network, security experts...

/ October 12, 2017

Coalition to Offer Free Business Email Compromise Workshops

Read full post A coalition of federal law enforcement agencies, ISACs, and Symantec will offer BEC workshops in a dozen cities.

/ October 12, 2017

Equifax Now Faces Potential Breach of Customer Help Page

Read full post Embattled credit-monitoring company takes down help page that reportedly redirects users to download a bogus software update.

/ October 12, 2017

Security No. 1 Inhibitor to Microsoft Office 365 Adoption

Read full post More businesses are switching to Office 365 despite fear of social engineering and ransomware attacks, but some remain wary.

/ October 12, 2017

Raising Cyber Savvy Kids

Read full post Over the last year, a handful of cyberattacks have made news headlines and affected families. High-tech toy maker Spiral Toys was the victim of a particularly cunning hacking scheme. The maker of CloudPets stuffed animals reportedly exposed...

/ October 12, 2017

Mr Robot season 3 eps3.0_Power-Saver-Mode.H – the security review

Read full post We take a look at the security concepts in the Mr Robot season 3 premiere.

/ October 12, 2017

Olympic Games Face Greater Cybersecurity Risks

Read full post Cybercriminals may alter score results and engage in launching physical attacks at future Olympic Games, a recently released report warns.

/ October 12, 2017

Ransomware Grabs Headlines but BEC May Be a Bigger Threat

Read full post With social media, gathering information has never been easier, making Business Email Compromise the land of milk and honey for cybercriminals.

/ October 12, 2017

Report from the Virus Bulletin 2017 Conference [Chet Chat Podcast 263]

Read full post The Chet Chat podcast is back – enjoy!

/ October 12, 2017