Month: November 2017

Political Climate Change

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/ November 2, 2017

What Blue Teams Need to Know about Targeted Attacks

Read full post A malicious intruder only has to be right once. But defenders must be right 100% of the time.

/ November 2, 2017

Let’s call them… how two computer scientists made history

Read full post Can you imagine how Dr. Cohen actually created the virus or how Prof. Adleman came up with its name? The work of these men ended up inspiring a constant development of computer defense techniques, and constant research...

/ November 2, 2017

With a physical key, Google says it can protect you from nation-state hackers

Read full post When two-factor doesn’t cut it against the most sophisticated adversary, Google thinks it has an answer.

/ November 2, 2017

5 Reasons CISOs Should Keep an Open Mind about Cryptocurrency

Read full post With untold new markets for Bitcoin and other ‘alt-coins,’ it’s going to be an exciting future — and security leaders need to get ready for it.

/ November 2, 2017

Learn how a research lab works

Read full post This event immediately led to the search for countermeasures against the newly created virus. This was our inspiration and motivation behind Antimalware Day as an annual celebration. The post Learn how a research lab works appeared first...

/ November 2, 2017

Mr. Robot eps3.3_metadata.par2 – the security review

Read full post We’re looking at how Mr Robot’s treatment of security stacked up in s3 e4

/ November 2, 2017

WordPress patches SQL injection bug in security release

Read full post Webmasters should update immediately to prevent website takeovers.

/ November 2, 2017

Average Employee Manages Nearly 200 Passwords

Read full post But single sign-on support lacks in over 50% of the most popular websites and services used by workers.

/ November 1, 2017

Will New Ownership Open New Opportunities For Digital Cert Vendors?

Read full post Francisco Partners acquires majority stake in Comodo CA; DigiCert completes purchase of Symantec’s SSL cert business.

/ November 1, 2017

‘Silence’ Trojan Mimics Carbanak to Spy, Steal from Banks

Read full post Attackers break into financial organizations and stay there to record employees’ activities, steal data, and use it to steal, similar to the Carbanak group.

/ November 1, 2017

US government wants “keys under doormat” approach to encryption

Read full post It’s not exactly plaintext copies of all your communications, but that doesn’t make it OK

/ November 1, 2017

iPhone 7, Samsung Galaxy S8, Others Hacked in Pwn2Own

Read full post Researchers participating in the Mobile Pwn2Own 2017 competition developed exploits for the iPhone 7, Samsung Galaxy S8, and others.

/ November 1, 2017

Student charged by FBI for hacking his grades more than 90 times

Read full post The 22-year-old student used a keylogger he called the “Hand of God.”

/ November 1, 2017

Now anyone can fool reCAPTCHA

Read full post unCaptcha “requires minimal resources to mount a large-scale successful attack”

/ November 1, 2017

How AI Can Help Prevent Data Breaches in 2018 and Beyond

Read full post Artificial intelligence startups are tackling four key areas that will help companies avoid becoming the next Equifax.

/ November 1, 2017

Hilton agrees to $700,000 settlement over data breaches

Read full post The hotel chain’s data breaches exposed hundreds of thousands of customer credit card numbers.

/ November 1, 2017

How Wireless Intruders Can Bypass NAC Controls

Read full post A researcher at this month’s SecTor conference will demonstrate the dangers of not employing EAP-TLS wireless security.

/ November 1, 2017

Professor Len Adleman explains how he coined the term “computer virus”

Read full post So this is how two computer scientists made history and why we want to honor their early work. They laid the foundation for research on computer threats, and for what later came to be our mission on...

/ November 1, 2017

All websites running WordPress urged to update NOW

Read full post Millions of websites running WordPress are being strongly urged to update to the latest version of the popular content management system as soon as possible, after a serious security vulnerability was uncovered. The post All websites running...

/ November 1, 2017

National Cybersecurity Awareness Month Twitter Chats part 5

Read full post October 2017 marked the 14th National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM. The National Cyber Security Alliance (@NatlCyberSecAlliance) once again hosted a series of Twitter chats every Thursday in October using the hashtag #ChatSTC (moderated by @STOPTHNKCONNECT), in which...

/ November 1, 2017

Oracle pushes out emergency fix for remote system hijack vulnerability

Read full post The vulnerability, as bad as it gets, allows attackers to remotely take over enterprise systems without authentication.

/ November 1, 2017

Circle with Disney web filter riddled with vulnerabilities

Read full post The kid-friendly Internet filter protects children but did not shield family privacy.

/ November 1, 2017