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XENOTIME Threat Actor Laying the Groundwork to Disrupt Utilities
Larry Loeb  
6/17/2019   Post a comment
Malware targets Schneider Electric's Triconex safety instrumented system.
Are US & UK Firms Keeping up With 'Best Practice' Password Management?
Larry Loeb  
6/14/2019   Post a comment
Companies think that they are much safer than their actual password practices would suggest.
Preempt Shows How to Sidestep EPA Authentication
Larry Loeb  
6/13/2019   Post a comment
Security firm Preempt issued an advisory that showed how to conceptually bypass the Enhanced Protection for Authentication that prevents attackers from performing a relay of NT Lan Manager messages to top-level security sessions.
Are Consumers Afraid of Biometrics for E-Commerce?
Larry Loeb  
6/12/2019   Post a comment
Researchers found that 81% of consumers still favor passwords for making payments online due to concerns about the security of new biometric options.
Researchers Discover Way to Hack Hardware Security Module, Gain Access to Cryptographic Keys
Larry Loeb  
6/11/2019   Post a comment
Everyone be cool, this is one heckuva robbery!
Digital Vigilantes Weaponize Vulnerability Disclosure
Steve Durbin  
6/11/2019   Post a comment
Over the next two years, vulnerability disclosure will evolve from a predominantly altruistic endeavor to one that actively damages organizations.
NSA Stresses Real Danger in BlueKeep Exploit
Larry Loeb  
6/10/2019   Post a comment
Botnets have been scanning for RDP servers and are using weak and reused passwords to gain access to them.
Study Finds Most Popular iOS Apps Are Not Encrypting Data
Larry Loeb  
6/7/2019   1 comment
Wandera found that two-thirds (67.8%) of apps still disable Apple Transport Security (ATS) globally and don't set any granular exceptions for specific functions.
Researchers Seek 'Best' Vulnerability Remediation Strategy
Larry Loeb  
6/6/2019   Post a comment
Having to find the sweet spot between two competing forces is a delicate balancing act.
Mobile Phone Motion Sensors Found to Leak Tracking Data
Larry Loeb  
6/5/2019   Post a comment
A user's information can be accessed by an attacker in many ways, not just from a device's system software.
Windows Remote Code Execution Vulnerability Requires More Than Just Patching
Larry Loeb  
6/4/2019   Post a comment
But nobody said it was going to be easy...
Researchers Find Open Database at Pyramid Hotel Group With PII Data & Physical Access Keys
Larry Loeb  
6/3/2019   Post a comment
Publicly accessible data includes information regarding Pyramid's operating systems, security policies, internal networks and application logs.
Insider Threat: Research Proves Loyalty Can Be a Rare Commodity
Larry Loeb  
5/31/2019   Post a comment
The UK's Deep Secure has reported this week that the price an employee would accept to break loyalty with an organization may be a lot less than has been previously thought.
'NanshOu' China-Based Attack Uses APT-Like Techniques to Infect Servers Worldwide
Larry Loeb  
5/30/2019   Post a comment
Breached machines include more than 50,000 servers belonging to companies in the healthcare, telecommunications, media and IT sectors.
HawkEye Malware Finds Renewed Life With Financially Motivated Actors
Larry Loeb  
5/29/2019   Post a comment
IBM X-Force researchers have reported an increase in the HawkEye v9 keylogger infection campaigns after they looked at data from the IBM X-Force effort during April and May 2019.
Mobile Fraud Is on the March, Finds New RSA Report
Larry Loeb  
5/28/2019   2 comments
The RSA Quarterly Fraud Report observed several global fraud trends across attack vectors and digital channels, with attacks from rogue mobile applications up 300%.
Zscaler Finds Security Issues Galore in IoT Traffic
Larry Loeb  
5/24/2019   Post a comment
The use of plain-text HTTP communication, outdated libraries and weak default credentials all rang alarm bells.
Strategic Security Equals Faster Digital Transformation
Larry Loeb  
5/23/2019   Post a comment
Survey finds that respondents who adopted a more traditional or reactive approach to their data protection and security program did not believe they would reach their digital transformation goals.
Suppliers Cut Off Huawei
Larry Loeb  
5/22/2019   8 comments
If Android is to 'fork' following Huawei's isolation, the enterprise needs to begin adjusting the threat models used around employee device use.
Does 'Client Hints' Leave Fingerprints?
Larry Loeb  
5/21/2019   5 comments
New web standard allows third-party services to obtain in-depth details about another site's visitors.
Monster Breaches Do Monstrous Damage
Larry Loeb  
5/21/2019   Post a comment
Breaches cause massive amounts of money to fix, as a new report from Bitglass shows.
DevSecOps Enables Security to Finally Move at the Speed of the Business
Tim Woods  
5/20/2019   1 comment
In the DevSecOps model, security teams are fully integrated into the DevOps process.
How to Stop Insider Breaches From Becoming the Norm
Mark Bower  
5/17/2019   1 comment
Data breaches are now so common we rarely go a day without hearing about the latest one.
Cisco All at Sea Over Trust Anchor Module Vulnerability
Larry Loeb  
5/15/2019   6 comments
Researchers have found ways to bypass the entire process of secure booting that the hardware was designed to support.
SharePoint Problem Returns. Be Afraid.
Larry Loeb  
5/14/2019   3 comments
Both Canada and Saudi Arabia issued alerts to the security community that they had observed traces of CVE-2019-0604 as part of other cyber attacks.
Study Digs the Dirt on US Cyber Hygiene
Larry Loeb  
5/13/2019   3 comments
Generally it's not good, but there are a few clean-livin' types out there.
LightNeuron Sneaks In Through the Exchange Backdoor
Larry Loeb  
5/9/2019   2 comments
A backdoor developed and disseminated by Turla is targeted at Microsoft Exchange mail servers.
'MegaCortex' Ransomware Hunts 'Big Game' Enterprise
Larry Loeb  
5/8/2019   1 comment
They aren't looking for a lot of little hits. They want treasure.
Serverless Computing: A New World of Security Risks
Joe Vadakkan  
5/8/2019   1 comment
Serverless computing, or function-as-a-service (FaaS), is a new cloud paradigm gaining significant momentum in the developer world.
Enterprise Resilience: It's the Ecosystem, Stupid
Larry Loeb  
5/7/2019   2 comments
Organizations must rethink their approach to security in a way that defends not just themselves, but the entire ecosystem they inhabit, says Accenture report.
Security Workforce 2019: Closing the Gap Builds a Bridge to the Future
Steve Durbin  
5/7/2019   1 comment
To plug the ongoing cybersecurity skills gap, those doing the hiring need to start thinking outside the box.
Quabot Trojan Evolves to Become Harder to Detect & Remove
Larry Loeb  
5/6/2019   4 comments
Researchers at Cisco Talos were the first to find that Quabot Trojan has been updated and changed.
Cybercrime Study Finds Increasing Costs as Well as Changing Targets & Methods
Larry Loeb  
5/3/2019   10 comments
Accenture and Ponemon Institute say that they are analyzing the latest cost numbers of cybercrime to try and help leaders to better target security investments and resources.
MuddyWater: The Dissection of an APT
Larry Loeb  
5/2/2019   7 comments
Kaspersky Security has taken a deep dive into MuddyWater.
Bootstrapping Security Programs: How to Gradually Implement an Enterprise-Level Security Program at a Fast-Growing Startup
Marzena Fuller  
5/2/2019   3 comments
You can't expect to build an adequate security program without investment in both people and security tools.
190,000 Accounts in Docker Hub Database May Have Been Exposed
Larry Loeb  
5/1/2019   7 comments
Potentially poisoned images could be distributed without the distributors realizing that this is occurring.
Shadow IT & Unsecured Data Still Rampant Within the Digital Workplace
Larry Loeb  
4/30/2019   10 comments
The digital workplace is full of opportunities for improvement.
NIST Offers Improved Software Testing
Larry Loeb  
4/29/2019   11 comments
Combinatorial testing is a software testing method that the National Institute of Science and Technology (NIST) likes a lot.
Enterprise Attacks Increase 235%: Trojans & Ransomware Most Common
Larry Loeb  
4/26/2019   19 comments
The Malwarebytes Labs Cybercrime Tactics and Techniques Q1 2019 report found in just one year, threats aimed at corporate targets have increased by 235%. Trojans, such as Emotet, and ransomware were the most likely attacks.
EU Approves Addition of Biometrics to Tracking Database
Larry Loeb  
4/25/2019   4 comments
The Common Identity Repository (CIR) will unify a disparate set of records that exist for more than 350 million people.
New Fix for jQuery Vulnerabilities
Larry Loeb  
4/24/2019   5 comments
A security patch has been made for jQuery to mitigate 'prototype pollution.'
Networks in Danger as Global BGP Routing Table Reaches Capacity
Larry Loeb  
4/23/2019   4 comments
The Internet is going to run out of address space sometime this month.
Over 500 Million Chrome iOS Sessions Hijacked in Massive Malvertising Campaign
Larry Loeb  
4/22/2019   18 comments
Confiant has spotted the known threat actor eGobbler back in action.
Russian Hacker Group TA505 Found to Be Attacker of US Financial Firms
Larry Loeb  
4/19/2019   4 comments
Israeli-based Cyberint has found evidence of remote access Trojans being used in attacks on financial entities in the United States as well as worldwide.
Wipro Gets Phished to Gain Access to Clients
Larry Loeb  
4/18/2019   2 comments
Sources say that the company was being used as the start of 'digital fishing expeditions targeting at least a dozen Wipro customer systems.'
Servers Discovered With Multiple Malware Families, Staged & Ready to Launch
Larry Loeb  
4/17/2019   1 comment
Bromium has uncovered US-based web servers that are being used to host and distribute these kinds of malware including banking trojans, information stealers and ransomware.
Warning: VPN Application Vulnerabilities Found
Larry Loeb  
4/16/2019   6 comments
That enterprise-grade virtual private network might not be as private as you think.
Who Built the 'Taj Mahal'?
Larry Loeb  
4/15/2019   3 comments
While the sophistication of the malware suggests that it is the product of a nation-state, it bears none of the code fingerprints of any known nation-state hacker group.
IoE: The Internet of Espionage
Joe Stanganelli  
4/12/2019   1 comment
As employees live their lives across an increasingly IoT-enabled landscape (with devices often installed discreetly and with hidden functionalities), enterprise security is threatened by outside factors it cannot control.
New Vulnerabilities Found in WP3 WiFi Standard
Larry Loeb  
4/12/2019   2 comments
Two researchers have made mincemeat of the new WPA3 certification.
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