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Google has been fined a record breaking €4.34 billion (~$5BN) by European antitrust regulators for abusing the dominance of its Android mobile operating system.
Mimecast Limited (NASDAQ: MIME), a leading email and data security company, today announced the launch of its early adopter program after conducting a successful private beta for the new Domain Name System (DNS) Security Gateway solution.
A new scam is doing the rounds, where fraudsters are emailing people their own passwords in a bid to convince them they secretly filmed them watching porn on their computers.
Emotet and Trickbot are information stealers targeting Windows-based computers, and they are best known as banking malware. Each are typically distributed through separate distinct malicious spam (malspam) campaigns. However, we occasionally see both types of malware retrieved during a single infection chain. This Emotet+Trickbot combination doubles the danger for any vulnerable Windows host.
During a conference in January, an FBI agent showed footage of the arrest of Alexandre Cazes, the then-administrator of the largest dark web drug marketplace, AlphaBay. The agent appeared to be bragging about the high-profile arrest, made a few days before Cazes killed himself in a prison cell.
The special counsel investigating Russian interference in the 2016 election issued an indictment of 12 Russian intelligence officers on Friday in the hacking Hillary Clinton’s campaign and the Democratic National Committee during the presidential election. The 12 Russians stole and leaked emails as part of a Russian government effort to interfere with the election. The indictment came only three days before President Trump was planning to meet with President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia in Helsinki, Finland.
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All solutions evolve over time as new technologies are introduced and market shifts occur — and security information and event management (SIEM) is no exception. The most recent changes in SIEM technology are driven by increased cloud adoption, the limited availability of IT talent and mounting regulatory pressure, as well as the growing variety and sophistication of cyberthreats.
Check out the “Decentralized data markets for training AI models” session at the Artificial Intelligence Conference in San Francisco, September 4-7, 2018. Hurry—early price ends July 20.
We are in the midst of a digital transformation. And yet, IT departments are struggling to develop a digital strategy that addresses data privacy and cybersecurity. In a world where the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is now in effect, the lack of such a strategy could end up coming back to haunt your organization and its leadership.
In this data-hungry world, high-profile breaches continue to make headlines. As global corporations and technology giants continue to collect enormous amounts of personal information, legislators and consumers are starting to ask pointed questions about business ethics.
Following yesterday’s release of Recorded Future’s research on Russia’s national vulnerability database, and the Trump-Putin summit in which it was suggested that the US and Russia work more closely on cyber initiatives, Priscilla Moriuchi has followed up with her thoughts. Please see below.
Google is continuing to test new strategies in China after the U.S. search giant released its first mini program for WeChat, the country’s hugely popular messaging app.
Oracle released their quarterly critical patch update today. This patch addresses a record number of 334 vulnerabilities across a wide set of Oracle supported products.
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3717-2
July 17, 2018
The UK’s National Health Service is celebrating its 70th anniversary this year. To coincide with this, the UK government has made a big financial commitment to the service’s future. The NHS annual budget of £114 billion will rise by 3.4 percent a year.