Zerodium Offers $45,000 for Linux 0-Days

Hackers willing to find unpatched vulnerabilities in the Linux operating system and report them to exploit acquisition firm Zerodium can earn up to $45,000 for their findings, the company announced...
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VMware Addresses Meltdown, Spectre Flaws in Virtual Appliances

VMware has started releasing patches and workarounds for the Virtual Appliance products affected by the recently disclosed CPU vulnerabilities known as Meltdown and Spectre. According to an advisory published on...
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Flaws Affecting Top-Selling Netgear Routers Disclosed

Vulnerabilities in Netgear Nighthawk routers
Security firm Trustwave has disclosed the details of several vulnerabilities affecting Netgear routers, including devices that are top-selling products on Amazon and Best Buy. The flaws were discovered by researchers...
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Philippine Bank Threatens Counter-Suit Over World's Biggest Cyber-Heist

The Philippine bank used by hackers to transfer money in the world's biggest cyber heist warned of tit-for-tat legal action Thursday, after Bangladeshi officials said they would sue the lender....
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Actor Targeting Middle East Shows Excellent OPSEC

An actor making extensive use of scripting languages in attacks on targets in the Middle East demonstrates excellent operational security (OPSEC), researchers from Talos say.  As part of these targeted...
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New PoS Malware Family Discovered

Researchers have discovered a new Point of Sale (POS) malware. They cannot tell yet whether it is new code still being developed, or already used -- complete with coding errors...
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Source Code of iOS Security Component iBoot Posted on GitHub

What appears to be the source code of iBoot, a key component of Apple’s iOS platform responsible for trusted boot operation, was posted on GitHub yesterday. The code was posted...
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Swisscom Breach Hits 800,000 Customers

Swiss telecoms giant Swisscom on Wednesday said it had tightened security controls after suffering a data breach that affected roughly 800,000 of its customers. The company said unauthorized parties gained...
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Malware is Pervasive Across Cloud Platforms: Report

Leading Cloud Service Providers and Majority of AV Engines Failed to Detect New Ransomware Variant Cloud Access Security Brokers (CASBs) provide visibility into the cloud. Some CASBs provide malware protection....
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Google Paid $2.9 Million in Vulnerability Rewards in 2017

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The Time to Focus on Critical Infrastructure Security is Now

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Surviving Your Digital Transformation

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Cisco Aware of Attacks Exploiting Critical Firewall Flaw

Cisco informed customers on Wednesday that it has become aware of malicious attacks attempting to exploit a recently patched vulnerability affecting the company’s Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA) software. No other...
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Intel Releases New Spectre Patches for Skylake CPUs

Intel provides new microcode updates for Skylake CPUs
Intel has started releasing new microcode updates that should address one of the Spectre vulnerabilities after the first round of patches caused significant problems for many users. The company has...
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Faster Payments Don't Have to Mean Faster Fraud

Faster Payments Don't Have to Mean Faster Fraud John O'Neill Jr. of DarkTower on How Big Data, Machine Learning Can Curb Losses) • February 7, 2018     20 Minutes   ...
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Live Webinar: The Network Effect - Leveraging the Power of Consortium Data

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Apple, Cisco Strike Partnerships for Cyber Insurance

Apple, Cisco Strike Partnerships for Cyber Insurance
Business Continuity/Disaster Recovery , Data Breach , Governance Policies Offer Incentives for Good Information Security Practices( jeremy_kirk ) • February 6, 2018    Emy Donavan, head of cyber at Allianz...
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Feds Charge Two ATM Jackpotting Malware Suspects

Feds Charge Two ATM Jackpotting Malware Suspects
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Anti-Malware , ATM Fraud , Data Breach US Secret Service Alert: ATM Attackers Are Dressing Like Diebold Technicians( euroinfosec ) • February 6, 2018     Two men suspected of...
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Flash Hack: Adobe Updates Plug-in After Zero-Day Attacks

Flash Hack: Adobe Updates Plug-in After Zero-Day Attacks
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Anti-Malware , Data Breach , Endpoint Security Malicious Spreadsheets With Embedded Flash Trace to North Korean Attackers( euroinfosec ) • February 7, 2018     Wary of nation-state attackers, government...
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Partners HealthCare Breach: Why So Long to Confirm?

Partners HealthCare Breach: Why So Long to Confirm?
Breach Notification , Breach Response , Data Breach Malware Incident Took Months to Investigate( HealthInfoSec ) • February 7, 2018     A malware incident at Partners HealthCare that was...
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