Jeffrey Burt
Content posted in July 2018
PowerGhost Cryptomining Malware Targets Corporate Networks
Jeffrey Burt  
7/31/2018   1 comment
Kaspersky Lab researchers said the malware uses fileless techniques to make it harder to detect and the Eternal Blue exploit to spread to systems across the networks.
Kronos Returns as Banking Trojan Attacks Ramp Up
Jeffrey Burt  
7/27/2018   1 comment
Proofpoint researchers have seen a new version of the four-year-old Kronos emerge in campaigns in Europe and Japan. The report also finds it may be rebranded as 'Osiris.'
Kaspersky: There's No Such Thing as a Free Gift Card Code
Jeffrey Burt  
7/24/2018   Post a comment
Kaspersky Labs is warning that bad actors are using a scheme offering free gift card codes from Amazon, Google, eBay and others to separate consumers from their personal data and money.
Attackers Increasingly Turning Attention to the Cloud
Jeffrey Burt  
7/13/2018   10 comments
In the first half of 2018, Check Point researchers saw threat actors turning more of their attention to the cloud to steal data, as well as to grab compute power for cryptomining efforts.
IBM: Hidden Costs Drive Up Financial Hit of Mega Breaches to $350M
Jeffrey Burt  
7/12/2018   1 comment
For companies that have 50 million records compromised, lost business and reputation, as well as the employee time spent in recovery work, can put the overall cost at $350 million.
Kaspersky: Asia the Focus of APT Operations in Q2
Jeffrey Burt  
7/12/2018   Post a comment
In their second quarter report, Kaspersky researchers also noted the return of various well-known bad actors and the threats facing networking hardware devices.
HNS IoT Botnet Evolves, Goes Cross-Platform
Jeffrey Burt  
7/10/2018   2 comments
The Hide 'N Seek malware had previously targeted devices such as home routers and DVRs, but now the botnet is including Apache CouchDB and OrientDB in its expanding list of targets.
Cisco: GDPR Is About More Than Compliance
Jeffrey Burt  
7/10/2018   Post a comment
Cisco's top privacy official says that the EU's new privacy regulations – GDPR – gives forward-thinking companies an opportunity to excel by building new data management and privacy models.
How Quantum Physics Will Protect Against Quantum-Busting Encryption
Jeffrey Burt  
7/5/2018   2 comments
The CEO of the startup Quantum Xchange envisions a nationwide dark fiber quantum network that protects encrypted data in transit with an on-demand Quantum Key Distribution service.




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