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Larry Loeb Author, | 10/23/2019
Operational technology (OT) has long been the relative of information technology that has been hiding in the factories and sites of industrial installations. OT consists of the hardware and software that is dedicated to monitoring and controlling physical devices such as valves, pumps, etc.
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Larry Loeb Author, | 10/22/2019
When the GrandCrab ransomware operators quit the arena, they left an vacuum that others have tried to fill.
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Larry Loeb Author, | 10/21/2019
BlackBerry Cylance threat researchers Anuj Soni, Jordan Barth and Brian Marks recently discovered obfuscated malware code that was embedded within WAV audio files. The technique is called steganography, and has been used by malware operators before. Security Now previously detailed its use in malware-containing PDF files.
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Oliver Schonschek Security Now News Analyst, | 10/18/2019
This October we visited the trade fair it-sa, which counts as one of the more important IT security exhibitions in the world. They hosted more than 750 security vendors from 25 countries who presented their solutions for the international market. We had a look, specifically, at new players and solutions coming from EU countries.
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Larry Loeb Author, | 10/17/2019
Palo Alto Network's Unit 42 has found the first cryptocurrency miner malware that spreads like a worm through the use of Docker (community edition) containers. They say that it has spread to more than 2,000 unsecured Docker hosts. They call it "Graboid" which refers to the 1990s movie Tremors which has giant sandworms that act in bursts.
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Steve Durbin Managing Director, Information Security Forum, | 10/16/2019
Artificial intelligence (AI) is creating a new frontier in information security. Systems that independently learn, reason and act will increasingly replicate human behavior. Just like humans, they will be imperfect, but also capable of achieving great things.
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Larry Loeb Author, | 10/16/2019
Palo Alto Networks' Unit 42 researchers discovered a new and previously undocumented Remote Access Tool (RAT) last month and then blogged about it. They say that they found almost 50 instances of it in more than 2,200 attack sessions they monitored within the first month it was available for sale. The report goes into the RAT manager/builder, client ...
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Larry Loeb Author, | 10/15/2019
A critical vulnerability in an Internet firewall appliance that is made by Sophos and may allow an unverified attacker to achieve root status (and thereby execute any sort of arbitrary command) has been detailed by Rob Mardisalu of TheBestVPN in a blog post.
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Larry Loeb Author, | 10/14/2019
Radware, a security solutions vendor, teamed up with Enterprise Management Associates, Inc. (EMA) in July 2019 to conduct their third annual 2019 State of Web Application Security Report, which is a global, online survey. It collected 278 responses from executives and senior IT professionals at companies with at least 250 million USD/EUR/GBP in revenue ...
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