As the recent Cambridge Analytica and Facebook scandal highlighted, America is much like the wild west when it comes to protecting consumers’ private data.
Some time ago our experts investigated a piece of malware that they dubbed Roaming Mantis. Back then, mainly users from Japan, Korea, China, India, and Bangladesh were being attacked, so we didn’t discuss the malware in the context of other regions, since it seemed to be a local threat.
This article has been created in order to explain what is the CryptoShuffler Trojan and how to remove this malware completely from your computer.
More organizations are using a threat-modeling approach to identify risks and vulnerabilities and build security into network or application design early on to better mitigate potential threats.
Companies are not identifying Insider Threat blind spots according to the latest findings by Dtex Systems. The new report reveals that 90% of assessments discovered that negligent employees were transferring company data to unencrypted and unauthorized USB devices, with 91% indicating that negligent employees were expanding the phishing attack surface by accessing personal web mail accounts on company machines – a behavior up 4% in the last 12 months. IT security experts commented below.
In response to news that Google parent company Alphabet’s Jigsaw Project is offering to protect US mid-term campaigns from online attacks, a DDoS mitigation expert with Corero Network Security commented below.
The health care industry is consistently under attack thanks to cybercriminals who eagerly attempt to snatch valuable data, costing organizations substantial financial and reputational damage.
Over the past 12 months, CrowdStrike, the leader in cloud-delivered endpoint protection, has typically observed two different types of Business Email Compromise (BEC) scams: Wire transfer attempts and compromises that have led to follow-on spam campaigns. Regarding fraudulent wire transfers, the criminals typically get caught on the initial attempt, or they get caught on the second attempt, which usually involves a much larger amount than the first attempt.
With a week until GDPR hits, new research from Paymentsense (https://www.paymentsense.co.uk) reveals a correlation between ‘bring your own device’ (BYOD) schemes and increased cybersecurity risk in small businesses. Six in 10 (61%) SMEs have experienced a cybersecurity incident since introducing a BYOD policy, according to the study from the merchant services provider*.
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Chili’s Restaurant Reveals Payment Card Breach
In the last week, officials have discovered a data breach that affects an unknown number of the chain’s 1,600 restaurants across the country. It is believed that the breach could affect customers who visited the restaurant between March and April of this year, and likely includes all payment information, though Chili’s doesn’t retain any additional customer data.
We’re on a beach! It’s the day after 3 pretty intense days of NDC conference and the day before Scott heads back to the UK so beach was an easy decision. The conference went fantastically well and, in all honesty, was the most enjoyable workshop I think I’ve done out of ~50 of them these last few years. NDC will be back on the Gold Coast next yet, plus of course it will be in Oslo in a few weeks’ time then Sydney in September where we’ll both do it all again.
CVE-2018-0838 is one of the ‘type confusion’ bugs in the Microsoft Edge Chakra Engine that was fixed by Microsoft three months ago. This bug causes memory corruption and can possibly be exploited to execute arbitrary code when a vulnerable system browses a malicious web page via Microsoft Edge.
Over the past 12 months we have seen a sharp increase in the number of incidents relating to the compromise of business emails. Often O365, but also some Gmail and on premise systems with webmail access.
Scan4You helped thousands of criminals check if AV products could detect and block their malware tools.
From DHS/US-CERT’s National Vulnerability DatabaseCVE-2018-1433
Nexmo has confirmed that their 3.4.0 SDK contained the Jackson-databind vulnerability that we announced earlier this week as widespread amongst SaaS SDKs.
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The Department of Homeland Security has unveiled a new national strategy for addressing the growing number and scope of national cyber security risks the nation confronts, and bringing new security and resiliency to the Internet. Its 30+page US DHS Cybersecurity Strategy details some specifics and also offers broad goals aimed at addressing these threats, including to: