News & Views
Content posted in September 2018
VPNFilter Is 'Swiss Army Knife' of Malware
News Analysis 9/27/2018 5 comments
A report from Cisco Talos finds that the VPNFilter malware, which infected some 500,000 routers worldwide, is even more versatile than previously thought, thanks to seven additional third-stage modules.
Account Takeover Attacks Are on the Rise
News Analysis 9/20/2018 Post a comment
An analysis by Barracuda Networks finds that Account Takeover attacks are increasing as cybercriminals and even amateurs are using this technique to create more sophisticated phishing campaigns.
Lock Up Your Laptops: Cold Boot Attacks Are Back
Joe Stanganelli 9/14/2018 Post a comment
Researchers at F-Secure have developed a workaround to nullify the popular ten-year-old patch that was thought to have solved the problem of cold-boot attacks. Encryption keys and other sensitive data on millions of laptops could be affected.
European Union Braces for Liability Shift for Data Breaches
News Analysis 9/3/2018 2 comments
There are moves in the EU to introduce a change in liability for consumers who fall victim to data breaches, and other initiatives may follow. These would correct a longstanding cybersecurity moral hazard: that companies do not necessarily suffer directly from a data breach involving customer data.
Malware targets Schneider Electric's Triconex safety instrumented system.
Companies think that they are much safer than their actual password practices would suggest.
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.
Researchers found that 81% of consumers still favor passwords for making payments online due to concerns about the security of new biometric options.
Everyone be cool, this is one heckuva robbery!
In a wide-ranging interview, Cisco security boss Gee Rittenhouse talks about how machine learning, AI, blockchain and other emerging technologies ...
CloudPassage's new technology, called Container Secure, involves a five-step process to ensure seamless security in container deployments from the ...
You can't so much as go to a coffee shop today without hearing the word 'blockchain.' Hearing about a useful blockchain is less common, but ...
Last year, 60 million companies changed owners worldwide. That turnover makes it incredibly difficult to avoid doing business with entities (e.g., ...
Keith Furst of Data Derivatives interviews Daniel Wagner, author of a new book, Virtual Terror: 21st Century Cyber Warfare. They discuss the ways ...
Sage Wagner, senior security pre-sales engineer with RiskSense, provides a demo of the company's latest technology 'RiskSense Solution,' a ...
Janus Technologies is launching a line of products that protect against the many threats to enterprises' sensitive data. David Schultz, vice ...
This new video will inspire companies to reimagine their business for success in a world where connectivity is more than a commodity.
An interview with Steve Grobman, CTO of McAfee