U.K. Teen Involved in ProtonMail DDoS Attack Arrested

ProtonMail has helped law enforcement identify one of the members of the Apophis Squad, a group that has made bomb threats and launched distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks against many organizations....
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Opsec Mistakes Allowed U.S. to Link North Korean Man to Hacks

Links between Park Jin Hyok and Lazarus Group
A 34-year-old North Korean national has been charged by U.S. authorities over his alleged involvement in the cyberattacks carried out by the Lazarus Group. An affidavit filed by an FBI...
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British Airways Hacked With Details of 380,000 Cards Stolen

British Airways said Thursday that the personal and financial details of customers making bookings between August 21 and September 5 were stolen in a data breach involving 380,000 bank cards....
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U.S. Charges North Korean Over Lazarus Group Hacks

United States charges North Korean hacker of the Lazarus Group
The U.S. Department of Justice on Thursday announced charges against a North Korean national who is believed to be a member of the notorious Lazarus Group, to which governments and...
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Fighting Alert Fatigue With Security Orchestration, Automation and Response

New research confirms and quantifies two known challenges for security operations teams: they don't have enough staff and would benefit from automated tools. Demisto's State of SOAR (security orchestration, automation...
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Attackers Abuse Age Restrictions to Hide Apps on iOS Devices

Malicious actors leveraging an open source mobile device management (MDM) system have been abusing a legitimate iOS feature to hide legitimate applications and trick victims into using malicious counterparts. The...
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Malware Found on USB Drives Shipped With Schneider Solar Products

USB drives shipped by Schneider Electric for Conext products infected with malware
Schneider Electric recently informed customers that some of the USB flash drives shipped by the company with its Conext ComBox and Conext Battery Monitor products were infected with malware. Conext...
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Preventing the Other Kind of Hack Back

There has been endless discussion among security professionals about the ethics, propriety, legality, and effectiveness of corporations “ hacking back ” against attackers. On the other hand, there is no...
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Firefox Drops Support for Windows XP

Effective this week, Windows XP is no longer supported by Firefox. More than four years after Microsoft stopped supporting the platform , Mozilla is making a similar move. Last year,...
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What's GRU? A Look at Russia's Shadowy Military Spies

MOSCOW (AP) — GRU isn't as well-known a baleful acronym as KGB or FSB. But Russia's military intelligence service is attracting increasing attention as allegations mount of devious and deadly...
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How GDPR is Unintentionally Driving the Next Decade of Technology

GDPR Fallout
Companies, organizations and sometimes even government agencies have been careless with the personal information they have traditionally collected. In their defense, personally identifiable information, sometimes simply called PII, wasn’t historically...
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Flaw in Schneider PLC Allows Significant Disruption to ICS

Schneider Electric Modicon M221 controllers affected by serious vulnerability
A vulnerability discovered in some of Schneider Electric’s Modicon programmable logic controllers (PLCs) may allow malicious actors to cause significant disruption to industrial control systems (ICS). The flaw was identified...
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A Fresh Look at Security Analytics

Most enterprises are at least discussing security analytics. But how are they actually deploying these tools? And with what levels of automation and orchestration? Drew Gidwani of ThreatConnect shares insight...
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Fintech Apps: Consumer Privacy Concerns Remain High

) • September 4, 2018     10 Minutes    Nearly one-third of U.S. banking consumers use online and mobile fintech apps to help manage their money, according to a new...
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Why the Midterm Elections Are Hackable

) • September 5, 2018     15 Minutes    With the midterm elections just around the corner, Barbara Simons, author of the election security book "Broken Ballots," explains why some...
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Ransomware Recovery: Don't Make Matters Worse

Ransomware Recovery: Don't Make Matters Worse
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Breach Preparedness , Breach Response , Business Continuity/Disaster Recovery Common Mistakes Too Often Intensify Already Bad Situations( HealthInfoSec ) • September 5, 2018     A recent incident involving a...
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10 SMB Endpoint Problems Solved By the Cloud

Cloud Access Security Brokers (CASB) , Cloud Security , Endpoint Detection & Response (EDR) The 10 most common security problems facing small to mid-sized companies.• September 5, 2018    ...
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It's Time to Move Endpoint Security to the Cloud

Cloud Access Security Brokers (CASB) , Cloud Security , Endpoint Detection & Response (EDR) Learn how to leverage a predictive security cloud model to get ahead of emerging attacks.• September...
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MikroTik Routers Targeted In Data Eavesdropping Scheme

MikroTik Routers Targeted In Data Eavesdropping Scheme
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Attackers Continue To Meddle With Hundreds Of Thousands Of MikroTik Routers( jeremy_kirk ) • September 6, 2018     Unknown attackers are intercepting every piece of data handled by more...
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VPN Company AnchorFree Raises $295 Million

AnchorFree, the company that makes the popular Hotspot Shield virtual private network (VPN) software, on Wednesday announced that it raised $295 million in a new funding round. The latest funding...
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