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DDoS Stresser/Booter Services Feel the Heat

DDoS Stresser/Booter Services Feel the Heat
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Anti-Malware , DDoS , DDoS Attacks Notorious Hack Forums Blocks Offerings, But Cybercrime Services Surge On Mathew J. Schwartz ( euroinfosec ) • November 1, 2016     The 19-year-old administrator...
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Feedback for the 2016 Healthcare Security Summit - NYC

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Plan for Modernizing Federal IT, Enhancing Security Unveiled

Plan for Modernizing Federal IT, Enhancing Security Unveiled
Cybersecurity , Risk Management , Technology Obama Administration Proposes Guidelines, But Action Could Be in Hands of Next President Eric Chabrow ( GovInfoSecurity ) • October 31, 2016     U.S....
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Echo from the Past: Security Lessons for IT Modernization

Leading this latest edition of the ISMG Security Report: An account of the similarities between resolving the turn of the century's Y2K date problem with toughening security through IT modernization today....
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Breach Response: Taking a 'Disaster Recovery' Approach

Healthcare organizations should take a disaster recovery approach to creating their breach response plans, says Joey Johnson, CISO of Premise Health. "The biggest thing missing so many times is organizations not...
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Google Details Zero-Day Windows Flaw Before Patch Prepped

Google Details Zero-Day Windows Flaw Before Patch Prepped
Endpoint Security , Technology , Vendor Management Google Details Zero-Day Windows Flaw Before Patch Prepped Microsoft Slams Lack of 'Coordinated Vulnerability Disclosure' Mathew J. Schwartz ( euroinfosec ) • November 1,...
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Mirai Malware Is Still Launching DDoS Attacks

Mirai Malware Is Still Launching DDoS Attacks
Anti-Malware , DDoS , DDoS Attacks Mirai Malware Is Still Launching DDoS Attacks But Code Flaws and Attack Track-Backs Could Help Battle IoT Botnets Mathew J. Schwartz ( euroinfosec ) •...
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Those Suing Anthem Seek Security Audit Documents

Those Suing Anthem Seek Security Audit Documents
Audit , Data Breach , Governance Lawyers in Breach-Related Suit Argue OPM Audit Findings Are Relevant Marianne Kolbasuk McGee ( HealthInfoSec ) • November 3, 2016     Plaintiffs suing Anthem...
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StarHub Attack Raises IoT Security Questions

StarHub Attack Raises IoT Security Questions
Anti-Malware , DDoS , DDoS Attacks Volume of Infected Devices, Lack of IoT Standards Are Cause for Concern Varun Haran ( APACinfosec ) • November 2, 2016     Security experts...
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Microsoft Says Russian DNC Hackers Targeted Zero-Day Flaws

Microsoft Says Russian DNC Hackers Targeted Zero-Day Flaws
Anti-Malware , Fraud , Phishing Google Detailed Bugs Targeted by 'Fancy Bear' Before Windows Patch Prepped Mathew J. Schwartz ( euroinfosec ) • November 2, 2016     Microsoft says a...
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Cyberattacks Pose Threat to Presidential Election

The latest ISMG Security Report features a special report on potential cyberthreats that could damage the integrity of the U.S. presidential election. Weighing in on the issue are election security researchers...
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Inside the Cerber Ransomware-as-a-Service Operation

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The ransomware-as-a-service operation known as Cerber is earning at least $200,000 per month via bitcoin ransoms paid by victims seeking to decrypt their PCs, says Gadi Naveh, a threat-prevention expert with...
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ATM Attacks: Why We Must Remain Vigilant

ATM Attacks: Why We Must Remain Vigilant
ATM Fraud , Fraud ATM Attacks: Why We Must Remain Vigilant Fraudsters Are Increasingly Turning to Explosives to Steal ATM Cash John Buzzard • November 3, 2016     John Buzzard's...
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10 Hot Sessions at Black Hat Europe 2016

10 Hot Sessions at Black Hat Europe 2016
Anti-Malware , Cybersecurity , DDoS 10 Hot Sessions at Black Hat Europe 2016 Top-Flight Information Security Conference Decamps to London Mathew J. Schwartz ( euroinfosec ) • November 2, 2016  ...
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Trump-Russia Conspiracy? Nope, Just Regular DNS Lookups

Trump-Russia Conspiracy? Nope, Just Regular DNS Lookups
Breach Response , Cybersecurity , Data Breach Trump-Russia Conspiracy? Nope, Just Regular DNS Lookups Report's Supposed Technical Evidence Doesn't Add Up, Security Experts Say Jeremy Kirk ( jeremy_kirk ) • November...
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Liberia Latest Target for Mirai Botnet

Liberia Latest Target for Mirai Botnet
Anti-Malware , DDoS , Technology Are Attacks a Test Run for a Larger One to Come? Jeremy Kirk ( jeremy_kirk ) • November 4, 2016     The small west African...
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Tesco Bank Confirms Massive Account Fraud

Tesco Bank Confirms Massive Account Fraud
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Data Breach , Fraud Bank Halts Online Transactions After Money Stolen From 20,000 Accounts Mathew J. Schwartz ( euroinfosec ) • November 7, 2016     Source: Tesco Bank Scotland-based Tesco...
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Researchers' Belkin Home Automation Hacks Show IoT Risks

Researchers' Belkin Home Automation Hacks Show IoT Risks
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Anti-Malware , DDoS , DDoS Attacks Numerous Flaws Trace to IoT Software Stacks that Aren't Secure by Design Mathew J. Schwartz ( euroinfosec ) • November 7, 2016     Invincea...
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How FBI Quickly Reviewed 650K Emails on Clinton Aide's PC

An explanation of how the FBI likely was able to quickly review 650,000 emails found on a computer shared by a top aide to Democratic Party presidential nominee Hillary Clinton leads...
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The Challenge of Defending the Domain Name System

Most people have no idea what the Domain Name System is. For technical specialists, it can elicit a groan. But the DNS is essential for the internet, because it translates domain...
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