Jeffrey Burt
Content posted in October 2018
Kaspersky: Most CISOs Say Cyber Attacks Are Inevitable
Jeffrey Burt  
10/30/2018   3 comments
The Kaspersky Lab report says that while the relationship between executives and CISOs is improving, there continues to be a disconnect around such issues as budgets and the risk of threats.
iPhones Increasingly Vulnerable to Coinhive Cryptomining Malware
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10/24/2018   Post a comment
In their most recent Global Threat Index, Check Point researchers found a 400% increase in Coinhive attacks against iPhones by bad actors using the popular cryptomining malware.
McAfee: Seasalt Malware Raises Its Head Again
Jeffrey Burt  
10/19/2018   Post a comment
Code from the Seasalt malware that was last seen in 2010 has been found in new campaigns in North Korea and North America, according to McAfee.
Gallmaker Attackers Living Off the Land, Symantec Finds
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10/15/2018   Post a comment
Gallmaker, a new state-sponsored threat group, eschews custom malware for legitimate hacking tools and techniques to run under the radar while attacking government and military organizations in eastern Europe and the Middle East, according to recent research from Symantec.
DanaBot Banking Trojan Is Now Finding Its Way to the US
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10/8/2018   Post a comment
The DanaBot Trojan first targeting organizations in Australia earlier this year has expanded into Europe and now is aiming at US, according to Proofpoint.
USB Devices Still a Threat to Businesses, Kaspersky Finds
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10/1/2018   Post a comment
The use of removable storage media to deliver malware is declining, but threat actors are putting coin miners into USB devices and targeting emerging areas, a new study by Kaspersky finds.




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