Month: May 2017

Credential-Stuffing Threat Intensifies Amid Password Reuse

Read full post Employees who reuse logins on multiple websites drive the impact of third-party breaches as hackers use credential stuffing to compromise more accounts.

/ May 23, 2017

Credential-Stuffing Threat Intensifies Amid Password Reuse

Read full post Employees who reuse logins on multiple websites drive the impact of third-party breaches as hackers use credential stuffing to compromise more accounts.

/ May 23, 2017

9 Ways Organizations Sabotage Their Own Security: Lessons from the Verizon DBIR

Read full post Mistakes and missteps plague enterprise security. The Verizon 2017 Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR) offers nuggets on what organizations must stop doing – now.

/ May 23, 2017

9 Ways Organizations Sabotage Their Own Security: Lessons from the Verizon DBIR

Read full post Mistakes and missteps plague enterprise security. The Verizon 2017 Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR) offers nuggets on what organizations must stop doing – now.

/ May 23, 2017

Staying a Step Ahead of Internet Attacks

Read full post There’s no getting around the fact that targeted attacks – like phishing – will happen. But you can figure out the type of attack to expect next.

/ May 23, 2017

Staying a Step Ahead of Internet Attacks

Read full post There’s no getting around the fact that targeted attacks – like phishing – will happen. But you can figure out the type of attack to expect next.

/ May 23, 2017

News in brief: Dubai launches its first robocops; Samsung woes over iris recognition; IoT security criticised

Read full post Your daily round-up of some of the other stories in the news

/ May 23, 2017

XData ransomware making rounds amid global WannaCryptor scare

Read full post A week after the global outbreak of WannaCryptor, also known as WannaCry, another ransomware, known as XData, has been making rounds. The post XData ransomware making rounds amid global WannaCryptor scare appeared first on WeLiveSecurity

/ May 23, 2017

Fresh wave of mutating Qakbot malware brings down enterprise networks

Read full post The malware is able to lock out companies from accessing their networks as well as infecting neighboring systems.

/ May 23, 2017

Digital watermark leads police straight to Bollywood pirates

Read full post Digital signing led police to the would-be extortionists – a welcome turnaround for the movie industry after a run of thefts

/ May 23, 2017

With Billions Spent on Cybersecurity, Why Are Problems Getting Worse?

Read full post Technology alone won’t keep you safe. Fully engaged employees should be your first line of defense.

/ May 23, 2017

With Billions Spent on Cybersecurity, Why Are Problems Getting Worse?

Read full post Technology alone won’t keep you safe. Fully engaged employees should be your first line of defense.

/ May 23, 2017

Man jailed for stealing images and details from more than 50 women

Read full post When someone like this is caught and jailed it’s a sobering reminder to check our own digital footprint – here are some tips to help you secure your information

/ May 23, 2017

UK authorities want ‘direct access’ to internet providers’ systems, say critics

Read full post The government wants to install black box-type devices on telecoms networks for unfettered access to UK metadata, which one rights group says will “become central to the new surveillance regime.”

/ May 23, 2017

Is the world ready for GDPR? Privacy and cybersecurity impacts are far-reaching

Read full post Enforcement of GDPR, the General Data Protection Regulation, begins in May of 2018, imposing data privacy and security requirements on many organizations in the US and other countries. Are you impacted? The post Is the world ready...

/ May 23, 2017

Warning after WannaCry sets off fake BT phishing attack

Read full post It’s a sad fact that we end up seeing warnings about warnings in the aftermath of a major cybersecurity event

/ May 23, 2017

386 WannaCry ransomware samples discovered in the wild

Read full post The destructive ransomware has caused chaos and it may be that cyberattackers want to continue capitalizing on the malware.

/ May 22, 2017

Europol cracks down on ATM black box attack scheme

Read full post The “black box” attacks compromise ATMs to dispense cash.

/ May 22, 2017

Hacker Hit with 30-Month Prison Term in Securities Case

Read full post Ukrainian hacker sentenced for his role stealing press releases about upcoming stock trades that generated roughly $30 million in illegal profits.

/ May 22, 2017

Hacker Hit with 30-Month Prison Term in Securities Case

Read full post Ukrainian hacker sentenced for his role stealing press releases about upcoming stock trades that generated roughly $30 million in illegal profits.

/ May 22, 2017

Apple reveals it received a secret national security letter

Read full post Authorities demanded data from twice as many Macs, iPhones, iPads in the second-half of last year than the first-half, despite fewer overall requests.

/ May 22, 2017

WannaCry Hit Windows 7 Machines Most

Read full post More than 95% of all of the infected machines were running Windows 7, according to Kaspersky Lab data.

/ May 22, 2017

WannaCry Hit Windows 7 Machines Most

Read full post More than 95% of all of the infected machines were running Windows 7, according to Kaspersky Lab data.

/ May 22, 2017

News in brief: Bitcoin price bubbles up; Uber uses AI to boost its take; WannaCry ‘hero’ censures tabloids

Read full post Your daily round-up of some of the other stories in the news

/ May 22, 2017

Russian ‘Cron’ Cyber Gang Arrested for Raiding Bank Accounts

Read full post Russian authorities arrest a group of 16 hackers who allegedly were attacking banks in their native country via mobile malware, nixing plans for their global expansion.

/ May 22, 2017

Russian ‘Cron’ Cyber Gang Arrested for Raiding Bank Accounts

Read full post Russian authorities arrest a group of 16 hackers who allegedly were attacking banks in their native country via mobile malware, nixing plans for their global expansion.

/ May 22, 2017

Yes, Geek Squad can search your files and hand you over to the police

Read full post Judge rules images found on a defendant’s hard drive inadmissible – but bats away contention that he had an expectation of privacy when he passed his PC to Geek Squad

/ May 22, 2017

Zomato working with ‘ethical hacker’ to improve security

Read full post Zomato has confirmed that it has been communicating with the hacker responsible for stealing the data of around 17 million of its customers. The post Zomato working with ‘ethical hacker’ to improve security appeared first on WeLiveSecurity

/ May 22, 2017

Emerging Threats to Add to Your Security Radar Screen

Read full post The cybersecurity threat landscape is poised to grow in size and complexity – what to look out for.

/ May 22, 2017

Emerging Threats to Add to Your Security Radar Screen

Read full post The cybersecurity threat landscape is poised to grow in size and complexity – what to look out for.

/ May 22, 2017

After WannaCry, EternalRocks digs deeper into the NSA’s exploit toolbox

Read full post WannaCry may be behind us, but fears that the crooks might create new malware from the NSA’s stash of exploits seem to be coming true

/ May 22, 2017

Judge demands cellphone passwords from social media star

Read full post Hencha Voigt and her partner Wesley Victor were unable to unlock their phones despite the judge’s order – and the case highlights some inconsistencies in the law

/ May 22, 2017

Chinese Man Pleads Guilty to Espionage, Theft from US Firm

Read full post Chinese national Xu Jiaqiang pleaded guilty to economic espionage and theft of trade secrets from his former employer in the US.

/ May 22, 2017

Chinese Man Pleads Guilty to Espionage, Theft from US Firm

Read full post Chinese national Xu Jiaqiang pleaded guilty to economic espionage and theft of trade secrets from his former employer in the US.

/ May 22, 2017

GDPR is just a year away: here’s what you need to know

Read full post Time is running out – are you ready for GDPR? We’ve got some guidance for you

/ May 22, 2017

What does Twitter think you’re interested in? Now you can find out

Read full post Twitter has tweaked its settings so that you can see what it thinks you’re interested in so that advertisers can target you

/ May 22, 2017

Keys for Crysis released, as decryption efforts of WannaCryptor files continue

Read full post ESET have prepared a new Crysis decrypting tool. Victims who still have their encrypted files can now download the decryptor from its utilities page. The post Keys for Crysis released, as decryption efforts of WannaCryptor files continue...

/ May 22, 2017

In Search of an Rx for Enterprise Security Fatigue

Read full post Are you exhausted by the vast number of measures your organization needs to keep its systems and data safe? You’re not alone.

/ May 22, 2017

In Search of an Rx for Enterprise Security Fatigue

Read full post Are you exhausted by the vast number of measures your organization needs to keep its systems and data safe? You’re not alone.

/ May 22, 2017

ATM heists: 27 arrested as police move against ‘black box’ attacks

Read full post Thieves have used a number of ways to get at cash in ATMs over the years – this latest involves old-fashioned vandalism of the machines

/ May 22, 2017