The Next IoT Botnet Has Improved on Mirai

The Next IoT Botnet Has Improved on Mirai
Anti-Malware , Data Breach , DDoS Called Reaper or IoTroop, Botnet Exploits Vulnerabilities Jeremy Kirk ( jeremy_kirk ) • October 23, 2017     After Reaper malware infects an IoT...
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Alert: Energy Sector Hacking Campaign Continues

Alert: Energy Sector Hacking Campaign Continues
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Anti-Malware , Cybersecurity , Technology Attackers Pivot Into Targeting Networks via Suppliers, DHS-FBI Alert Warns Mathew J. Schwartz ( euroinfosec ) • October 23, 2017     The U.S. government...
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Kaspersky Opens Up Code to Refute Spying Allegations

Kaspersky Opens Up Code to Refute Spying Allegations
Anti-Malware , Cybersecurity , Technology Critics Contend Independent Code and Process Reviews Won't Reveal Much Jeremy Kirk ( jeremy_kirk ) • October 24, 2017     Kaspersky Lab's Moscow headquarters....
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RBI Limits Consumers' Liability for Fraudulent Transactions

RBI Limits Consumers' Liability for Fraudulent Transactions
Anti-Fraud , Fraud , Payments Fraud So What Should CISOs Do Now to Minimize Fraud Costs to Banks? Geetha Nandikotkur ( AsiaSecEditor ) • October 24, 2017     Following...
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Survival of the Fittest: Why Locky Ransomware is Back

Attack email campaign patterns for Jaff and Locky
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In the cat-and-mouse game between security providers and malware authors, cybercriminals keep innovating and experimenting – a dynamic seen in the recent resurgence of the Locky ransomware. From a security...
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Offshore Legal Firm Hacked, Braces for Media Leaks

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Financial details of some of the world's richest people are set to be published after a Bermuda-based offshore firm suffered a data breach, a British newspaper reported Wednesday. The legal...
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'Bad Rabbit' Ransomware Attack Hits Russia, Ukraine

Bad Rabbit page on Tor - Credit Bart Blaze
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Several major organizations in Russia and Ukraine were hit in the past few hours by a ransomware named “Bad Rabbit.” The incident reminds of the massive attack involving NotPetya malware,...
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VPN, Web Sessions Exposed to DUHK Crypto Attack

DUHK attack
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A vulnerability in the outdated ANSI X9.31 random number generator (RNG) can allow attackers to recover encryption keys and read data passing through VPN connections and encrypted web browser sessions,...
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Microsoft Drops Lawsuit as U.S. Govt Limits Use of Gag Orders

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Microsoft is dropping a lawsuit against the US government after the Department of Justice issued new rules limiting the use of secrecy orders that prevent firms from telling customers law...
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UK Probes Equifax Hacking

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One-Third of Industrial Networks Connected to Internet: Study

Median security score across industries
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Many industrial and critical infrastructure systems are connected to the Internet, and the operational technology (OT) networks of some organizations have already been compromised, according to a new study from...
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Simulated Phishing Firm KnowBe4 Raises $30 Million

KnowBe4 raises $30 million
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Security awareness training and simulated phishing firm KnowBe4 has secured $30 million in Series B financing led by Goldman Sachs Growth Equity (GS Growth), with existing investor Elephant participating. It...
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APNIC Whois Error Led to Exposure of Passwords

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The Asia-Pacific Network Information Centre (APNIC), the non-profit organization that provides Internet addressing services in the Asia-Pacific region, informed the community on Monday of a Whois-related security incident that led...
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EU ePrivacy Regulation Edges Closer to Fruition

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The proposed European Union ePrivacy Regulation is on the verge of entering Trilogue. Trilogue is the series of informal discussions involving the European Parliament, the Council of Europe (that is,...
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Russian Spies Lure Targets With NATO Cybersecurity Conference

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A cyber espionage group linked to Russia has been trying to deliver malware to targeted individuals using documents referencing a NATO cybersecurity conference, Cisco’s Talos research team reported on Monday....
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Kaspersky Aims to Clear Its Name With New Transparency Initiative

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Kaspersky Lab announced on Monday the launch of a new Global Transparency Initiative whose goal is to help the company clear its name following recent reports about its inappropriate ties...
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Five People Who Can Benefit from Thinking about Intelligence Differently

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Business Risk Intelligence (BRI) Expands the Scope of Intelligence Beyond Technical Indicators Threats that originate on the Internet but can result in damage across the entire enterprise have become an all-too-familiar...
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DHS, FBI Warn of Ongoing APT Attack Against Critical Infrastructure

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The Department of Homeland Security and Federal Bureau of Investigation have issued a joint technical alert warning that government entities and organizations in the energy, nuclear, water, aviation, and critical...
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Mitre ATT&CK Matrix Used to Evaluate Endpoint Detection and Response Product

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The growing acceptance that it is impossible to detect and block all malware at the perimeter requires some form of response to malware post-breach. Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR), using...
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Anti-Virus: Don't Stop Believing

Anti-Virus: Don't Stop Believing
Anti-Malware , Breach Preparedness , Data Breach Anti-Virus: Don't Stop Believing 'Devil You Know' Is Better Than No Anti-Virus At All, Security Expert Warns Mathew J. Schwartz ( euroinfosec )...
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