Month: May 2017

New Global Resilience Federation Will Share Threat Intel Across Industries

Read full post Born out of a partnership of information sharing and analysis centers and organizations, Global Resilience Federation launches today to share intelligence and information across a number of industry sectors.

/ May 2, 2017

Netflix declines to pay Orange is the New Black ransom to hacker

Read full post It’s never great when a company has a data breach and IP is stolen – but perhaps this one isn’t so bad for Netflix after all

/ May 2, 2017

CenturyLink, Medina Capital Deal Closes with Launch of Cyxtera Technologies

Read full post CenturyLink’s former data centers and colocation business were combined with Medina Capital’s cybersecurity and analytics holdings to create new secure data center infrastructure firm.

/ May 2, 2017

Shodan can now find malware command and control servers

Read full post Over 3,000 command and control servers serving ten remote access trojans have been found already.

/ May 2, 2017

GE patches flaws allowing attackers to ‘disconnect power grid at will’

Read full post Patches come in response to notification of a talk at Black Hat discussing how hackers ‘broke the homebrew encryption algorithm

/ May 2, 2017

OSX.Bella: Mac Malware Strikes Again

Read full post This variant of the OSX.Dok dropper behaves altogether differently, and installs a completely different payload.

/ May 2, 2017

What’s in a Name? Breaking Down Attribution

Read full post Here’s what you really need to know about adversaries.

/ May 2, 2017

Fox News ‘hacked Andrea Tantaros’, says lawsuit

Read full post Fox ‘hacked’ Tantaros’s devices to install a keylogger, claim her lawyers, and used the information they found to harass her

/ May 2, 2017

School’s almost out … Don’t let cybercriminals in

Read full post Cybersecurity should be a priority for educational institutions, says ESET’s Lysa Myers. It’s important to protect students and staff from cybercriminals. The post School’s almost out … Don’t let cybercriminals in appeared first on WeLiveSecurity

/ May 2, 2017

A single protective technology means a single point of failure

Read full post A single protective technology means a single point of failure. A company aiming to build reliable and strong cybersecurity defenses should opt for a solution offering multiple complementary technologies. The post A single protective technology means a...

/ May 2, 2017

New Free Shodan Tool Roots Out RATs

Read full post Shodan teams up with Recorded Future to crawl the Net for computers serving as command-and-control (C2) for remote access Trojans (RATs).

/ May 2, 2017

New Mac malware spies on your web traffic

Read full post OSX.Dok is able to steal credentials for any website victims visit.

/ May 2, 2017

Super Free Music Player in Google Play is malware: a technical analysis

Read full post Listening to tunes via Super Free Music Player on your Android phone? If so, get rid of it: it’s malware, and here’s what we’ve learned about it

/ May 2, 2017

Flickr account hijack flaw earns researcher $7k

Read full post The bug bounty was issued for a bug in Flickr allowing for complete account takeovers.

/ May 2, 2017

The average DDoS attack cost for businesses rises to over $2.5 million

Read full post Neustar says that the enterprise is finding it more difficult than ever to stem the financial cost of DDoS campaigns.

/ May 2, 2017

HideMyAss! privilege escalation flaws exposed

Read full post The researcher on the case says the VPN provider will not be fixing them.

/ May 2, 2017

Financial Services Sector the #1 Target of Cybercriminals

Read full post New IBM report finds the most frequently targeted industry in 2016 was financial services – where attacks increased 29% year-over-year.

/ May 1, 2017

Hackers Steal and Post Unreleased Episodes of Netflix’s ‘Orange is the New Black’

Read full post Netflix got hit with an extortion attempt for upcoming episodes of its popular “Orange Is the New Black” television series.

/ May 1, 2017

We don’t trust the “world’s most secure” email service, and neither should you

Read full post Extraordinary claims need extraordinary evidence, but Nomx offers none.

/ May 1, 2017

One-Third of Federal Agencies Reported Data Breaches in 2016

Read full post Nearly all federal respondents surveyed consider themselves vulnerable and cite problems with security staffing and spending, a new report shows.

/ May 1, 2017

OSX.Dok: New & Sophisticated Mac Malware Strikes

Read full post Phishing-deployed malware can capture account credentials for any website users log into.

/ May 1, 2017

The Cyber-Committed CEO & Board

Read full post Here is what CISOs need to communicate to upper management about the business risks of mismanaging cybersecurity.

/ May 1, 2017

Cybersecurity Training Nonexistent at One-Third of SMBs

Read full post But nearly half of US SMBs in a new survey would be willing to participate in security awareness training at their workplace – even if it was optional.

/ May 1, 2017