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Don't Get Burned by Your Sophos Firewall
Larry Loeb  
10/15/2019   Post a comment
Researcher finds Sophos firewalls can allow net-based RCE without authentication.
CISO No Longer the Last Word on Security – Radware
Larry Loeb  
10/14/2019   Post a comment
The rise of DevSecOps may be the reason that 70% of respondents to Radware's survey stated that the CISO was not the top influencer in deciding on security software policy.
New 'Reductor' Malware Intercepts Browser Traffic
Larry Loeb  
10/11/2019   Post a comment
Encrypted traffic from both Chrome and Firefox shown to be vulnerable.
Encoding the Analyst: Why AI Security Tools Are Thinking Like an Expert – Only Faster
Justin Fier  
10/10/2019   Post a comment
Despite our best efforts, human defenders simply cannot process information at machine-speeds — and cyber-criminals are taking advantage. When human knowledge meets AI's precision, Cyber AI can augment the human at every stage of safeguarding the digital business.
UK Businesses Feel the Heat as Cyber Attacks Rise 243% Over the Summer
Larry Loeb  
10/9/2019   Post a comment
UK-based business ISP analyzed data from its customers and found that the number of cyber attacks its customers experienced had increased over last year's summer period by 243%.
UK Spy Agency Warns About VPN Hacking
Larry Loeb  
10/8/2019   Post a comment
Advanced persistent threat actors linked to the Chinese government are attacking enterprise VPN servers from Fortinet, Palo Alto Networks and Pulse Secure.
Cequence Finds Web Conferencing Vulnerability
Larry Loeb  
10/7/2019   Post a comment
Vulnerability could allow an attacker to list and view active meetings that are not protected.
FakeUpdates Is Back With New Capabilities
Larry Loeb  
10/4/2019   Post a comment
FireEye has written a blog about what they observed financially motivated threat actors were doing that focused on disrupting business processes by the mass deployment of ransomware throughout a victim's environment.
Threat Intelligence Within a Layered Defense
Dan Reis  
10/2/2019   Post a comment
A layered approach to security will provide the information practitioners need for a proactive threat protection posture.
Masad Stealer Uses Telegram to Send Its Control Messages to Waiting Bots
Larry Loeb  
10/2/2019   Post a comment
Juniper Threat Labs has discovered a new Trojan-delivered spyware that uses Telegram to exfiltrate stolen information.
Torvalds Gives In, Linux Kernel Gets Locked Down Early
Larry Loeb  
10/1/2019   Post a comment
After years of efforts and rewrites, Linus Torvalds has signed off on a new optional feature for Linux that locks down the kernel much earlier in the boot process than was previously the case.
MSFT Updates Outlook Ban List for Downloads
Larry Loeb  
9/30/2019   Post a comment
Microsoft did some Outlook tweaking recently. They realized that the list of the file extensions that the program should refuse to download needed some updating.
Report Predicts DevSecOps Boom Over Next 2 Years
Larry Loeb  
9/27/2019   Post a comment
Sixty-eight percent of companies say they will be securing three quarters or more of their cloud-native applications with DevSecOps within two years.
OWASP's Common Web Program Security Problems: Part 2
Larry Loeb  
9/26/2019   Post a comment
We continue the countdown of OWASP's Top Ten nasties.
Enterprise Ransomware & Consumer Ransomware: They're Not That Different
Larry Loeb  
9/26/2019   Post a comment
RiskSense researchers identified 57 vulnerabilities that are heavily tied to ransomware threats in enterprises and government organizations as opposed to individuals.
OWASP Lists the Most Common Security Stings
Larry Loeb  
9/24/2019   Post a comment
OWASP's Top 10 is made up of high-risk, common weaknesses and flaws that are seen over and over again.
LastPass Extensions for Chrome & Opera Can Leak Passwords
Larry Loeb  
9/20/2019   Post a comment
A history of password-stealing potential vulnerabilities has LastPass users worried.
How Human-Centered Security Can Strengthen Your Organizations
Steve Durbin  
9/19/2019   Post a comment
Humans are often regarded as the 'weakest link' in information security. However, organizations have historically relied on the effectiveness of technical security controls, instead of trying to understand why people are susceptible to mistakes and manipulation.
DNSSEC Can Encourage DDoS – Nexusguard
Larry Loeb  
9/18/2019   Post a comment
Report found that DNS Amplification contributed to the largest share, compared to other methods, of attack activities in Q2 2019.
Analytics Startup Claims to Turn Golden Tickets Brass
Joe Stanganelli  
9/17/2019   Post a comment
The threat of escalation attacks and forged administration levels has plagued Kerberos authentication systems for years. Data-analytics startup Qomplx claims to do the math that solves the problem.
F-Secure's Honeypots Get Hit 3 Billion Times in First Half of 2019
Larry Loeb  
9/17/2019   Post a comment
Global network of honeypots measured more than triple the attack traffic of the previous period, to a total of over 2.9 billion events.
NIST Tackles AI
Larry Loeb  
9/16/2019   Post a comment
But to prepare for something usually means you have an idea about what you are preparing for, no?
An Image Can Poison Just as Well as an Exploit Can
Larry Loeb  
9/13/2019   Post a comment
An emerging and increasingly sophisticated threat campaign is employing obscure file formats.
Podcast: Infrastructure Hunting – Stopping Bad Actors in Their Tracks
Podcasts  
9/13/2019   Post a comment
Being able to effectively build a threat intelligence ecosystem or threat-hunting identification response requires both user and systems sophistication and capabilities. Security, orchestration, automation and response (SOAR) is a new technology designed to provide organizations a single comprehensive platform they can use to implement an intelligence driven security strategy.
Podcast: Digital Transformation, SD-WAN & Optimal Security
Podcasts  
9/12/2019   Post a comment
Dan Reis chats to Cybera's Josh Flynn about how to achieve digital transformation without sacrificing security.
IoT Can Allow Footholds Where They Are Least Expected
Larry Loeb  
9/11/2019   Post a comment
An IoT device carries with it the implicit threat of being used for nefarious purposes if it has not been created with security foremost in mind.
Improving on Layered Cyber Defense
Dan Reis  
9/10/2019   Post a comment
At what point does a layered defense encumber security's proficiency as it increases network complexity?
Only 1% of Malware Attacks Use a Machine's Vulnerability, the Rest Prey on Humans – Proofpoint
Larry Loeb  
9/9/2019   Post a comment
Instead of attacking computer systems and infrastructure, threat actors focus on people, their roles within an organization, the data to which they had access, and their likelihood to 'click here' or perform some other enabling action.
Study Finds Enterprise Network Improvement Initiatives Not Meeting Business Needs
Larry Loeb  
9/6/2019   Post a comment
Accenture conducted a blind survey with 300 senior IT and business executives from companies with annual revenues in excess of US$1 billion to see if enterprise networks were under as much pressure these days as they projected they would be.
Eclypsium Finds 4 Major Attack Paths in Supermicro Servers
Larry Loeb  
9/5/2019   Post a comment
Firmware security player finds vulnerabilities in X9, X10 and X11 platform of servers.
TrickBot Has Evolved to Become More Dangerous
Larry Loeb  
9/4/2019   Post a comment
TrickBot has been an active botnet since around October of 2016. It's well known as part of the threat landscape, and has been operated in the past by GOLD BLACKBURN.
Making Code Harder to Read by Attackers Can Make Injections Less Likely
Larry Loeb  
9/3/2019   Post a comment
It's one of way of stopping formjackers making off with customers' credit card details.
Trend Micro Scopes Out 2019 So Far
Larry Loeb  
9/3/2019   Post a comment
Fileless attacks and exploit kits make a comeback.
Cisco Maxes Out Its CVE Severity
Larry Loeb  
8/30/2019   Post a comment
Cisco had to take itself to the virtual woodshed this week after issuing a security advisory about its IOS XE operating system.
AV Vendor & French Gendarmerie Take Down a Transnational Worm
Larry Loeb  
8/29/2019   Post a comment
The good guys got lucky this time.
Enterprise Firms Are Simplifying & Securing Networks With a More Flexible Network Edge
Dan Reis  
8/27/2019   Post a comment
Distributed enterprises are on a digital transformation journey. As a result, enterprises are turning to secure SD-WAN to deploy a robust networking ecosystem that accelerates their digital transformation.
NSA to Share Added Security for Firmware Functions
Larry Loeb  
8/26/2019   Post a comment
Most people think of the National Security Agency as the home of operational intelligence gathering. But many people are unaware of the research that it has done and released to the public.
Nuclear Plant Security Compromised by Financially Motivated Insiders
Larry Loeb  
8/23/2019   Post a comment
Equipment at a nuclear power plant in Ukraine was used to mine cryptocurrency.
Newly Registered Domains Mean New Problems – Palo Alto
Larry Loeb  
8/23/2019   Post a comment
Why NRDs should matter to the security community.
Fintech Startups Get Sloppy With Application Security
Larry Loeb  
8/20/2019   Post a comment
Some startups need to shape up or ship out.
New Industry Drives Renewed Interest in Embedded Security
Larry Loeb  
8/20/2019   Post a comment
Hardware for security may just get hot.
CTF Protocol Serves as a Low-Level Way to Take Over Windows Machines
Larry Loeb  
8/16/2019   Post a comment
There is a protocol in Windows that has been around since the days of Windows XP, which has been found to be insecure.
Security Assurance Is a Long-Term & Ongoing Investment
Steve Durbin  
8/14/2019   Post a comment
Establishing a business-focused security assurance program is a long-term, ongoing investment.
A Brace Helps to Balance the Load
Larry Loeb  
8/13/2019   Post a comment
A syntax construct inside the TCL language is allowing injection attacks to occur.
This RAT Doesn't Squeak Much
Larry Loeb  
8/13/2019   Post a comment
Saefko does stuff. Lots of stuff.
European Approach to Artificial Intelligence: Ethics Is Key
Oliver Schonschek  
8/13/2019   Post a comment
The socio-economic, legal and ethical impacts of AI must be carefully addressed, says the European Commission.
State Farm Insurance Notifies Users About a Breach but Doesn't Panic
Larry Loeb  
8/9/2019   Post a comment
State Farm Insurance has filed a notice of data breach that involved customer accounts, seemingly to meet California regulations.
MSFT Walks Back Original Action, Admits RDP Vulnerability Affects Hyper-V
Larry Loeb  
8/9/2019   Post a comment
Check Point Research's Eyal Itkin told the world in February of this year that there were multiple critical vulnerabilities in the widely used RDP protocol.
Wipro Says That Target on the Enterprise's Back Just Got Bigger
Larry Loeb  
8/7/2019   Post a comment
Wipro has presented the third edition of their 'State of Cybersecurity Report,' looking at trends and behaviors that have occurred over the last year.
Has Your Employee Been Compromised by Sextortion?
Larry Loeb  
8/5/2019   Post a comment
Sextortion is one particular kind of extortion that is defined by the Cambridge dictionary as "The practice of forcing someone to do something by threatening to publish sexual information about them."
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Latest Articles
Researcher finds Sophos firewalls can allow net-based RCE without authentication.
The rise of DevSecOps may be the reason that 70% of respondents to Radware's survey stated that the CISO was not the top influencer in deciding on security software policy.
Encrypted traffic from both Chrome and Firefox shown to be vulnerable.
Despite our best efforts, human defenders simply cannot process information at machine-speeds — and cyber-criminals are taking advantage. When human knowledge meets AI's precision, Cyber AI can augment the human at every stage of safeguarding the digital business.
UK-based business ISP analyzed data from its customers and found that the number of cyber attacks its customers experienced had increased over last year's summer period by 243%.
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