North Korean Hacking Group APT37 Expands Targets

North Korean hacker group APT37 expands targets
A lesser known hacker group believed to be working on behalf of the North Korean government has been expanding the scope and sophistication of its campaigns, according to a report...
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Is US Computer Crime Justice Draconian?

Is US Computer Crime Justice Draconian?
Cybercrime , Litigation Is US Computer Crime Justice Draconian? Prosecutors Cry 'Deterrence' to Justify Lengthy Sentences. Who's Deterred?( euroinfosec ) • February 19, 2018    Lauri Love, pictured in 2017,...
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Locking Down PowerShell to Foil Attackers: 3 Essentials

Locking Down PowerShell to Foil Attackers: 3 Essentials
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Anti-Malware , Endpoint Security , Technology Microsoft Taps Machine Learning to Better Combat Fileless Malware( jeremy_kirk ) • February 19, 2018    IT managers love PowerShell, pictured, a task-based command-line...
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Intel Faces 32 Spectre/Meltdown Lawsuits

Intel Faces 32 Spectre/Meltdown Lawsuits
Endpoint Security , Technology Plaintiffs Seek Damages Over Security Vulnerabilities, Alleged Insider Trading( euroinfosec ) • February 19, 2018    Intel's annual report warns investors that it faces 32 class...
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Several Vulnerabilities Patched in RubyGems

An update released last week for RubyGems includes several security improvements and patches for various types of vulnerabilities. RubyGems 2.7.6 patches path traversal vulnerabilities that exist when writing to a...
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Macro-Based Multi-Stage Attack Delivers Password Stealer

A malicious attack uses a multi-stage infection to deploy malware that is capable of stealing passwords from various applications on a victim’s computer, Trustwave reports. The attack starts with spam...
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NIST Working on Global IoT Cybersecurity Standards

NIST is Working Towards International Cybersecurity Standards for the Internet of Things With Draft Interagency Report (NISTIR) 8200 The Internet of Things (IoT) is here and growing. It has the...
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Record-Breaking Number of Vulnerabilities Disclosed in 2017: Report

A record-breaking number of vulnerabilities were disclosed in 2017, with a total of 20,832 such security flaws, a new report from Risk Based Security shows.  According to the company’s VulnDB...
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Millions Stolen From Russian, Indian Banks in SWIFT Attacks

SWIFT attacks hit Indian, Russian banks
Malicious hackers attempted to steal millions of dollars from banks in Russia and India by abusing the SWIFT global banking network. A report published last week by Russia’s central bank...
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Over 30 Lawsuits Filed Against Intel for CPU Flaws

More than 30 lawsuits have been filed by Intel customers and shareholders against the chip giant following the disclosure of the Meltdown and Spectre attack methods. Three class action lawsuits...
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Google Discloses Unpatched Vulnerability in Edge Web Browser

Google Project Zero has made public the details of an unpatched vulnerability affecting the Edge web browser after Microsoft failed to release a patch within a 90-day deadline. Google Project...
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Cybersecurity Plagued by Insufficient Data: White House

Cyberattacks Are Costly, and Things Could Get Worse: US Report Cyberattacks cost the United States between $57 billion and $109 billion in 2016, a White House report said Friday, warning...
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The Convergence of Healthcare Innovation and Compliance

The Convergence of Healthcare Innovation and Compliance Scott Whyte of ClearDATA on Achieving the Delicate Balance With advances in big data, artificial intelligence, machine learning and more, healthcare is primed to...
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Russia's Election Meddling: CIA Offensive at the Ready

Russia's Election Meddling: CIA Offensive at the Ready Also, Criminals Love Cryptocurrencies for Scams, Money Laundering) • February 16, 2018     10 Minutes    Leading the latest edition of the...
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Russian Indictments: 'It's About Time'

Russian Indictments: 'It's About Time' Carbon Black's Tom Kellermann on What to Expect from Election Interference Investigation) • February 16, 2018     15 Minutes    Cyber intelligence expert Tom Kellermann...
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Microsoft Outlines Digital ID Plan Using Blockchain

Microsoft Outlines Digital ID Plan Using Blockchain
Authentication , Blockchain Applications , Secure Software / Application Development Encrypted ID 'Hubs' Will Safely Store Personal Data( jeremy_kirk ) • February 16, 2018     After a year of...
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WhatsApp's New Payment Service Leverages NPCI's UPI

WhatsApp's New Payment Service Leverages NPCI's UPI
Authentication , Payments , Technology Beta Test Offers Two-Factor Authentication( AsiaSecEditor ) • February 16, 2018     WhatsApp, the global messaging app that has more than 200 million monthly...
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U.S. Indicts 13 Russians for Election Interference

U.S. Indicts 13 Russians for Election Interference
Fraud , Litigation , Social Media 'Information Warfare Against the United States' Alleged( ismg_editor ) • February 16, 2018     A U.S. grand jury has taken the extraordinary step...
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Oracle to Acquire Cloud Security Firm Zenedge

Oracle said Thursday that it has agreed to acquire cloud security firm Zenedge for an undisclosed sum. Zenedge offers a suite of services to protect systems deployed in the cloud,...
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Global Powers Must Address 'Episodes of Cyberwar': UN Chief

World leaders must lay the groundwork on how countries respond to cyberattacks that have proven to be a daunting threat, whether by state actors or criminal enterprises, UN secretary general...
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