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Network security

Mitigate Risk From Malicious and Accidental Insiders

September 20, 2018

Via: Security Week

When we hear the term “insider trading” most people think of the illegal practice of trading a public company’s stock based on material, non‐public information. The image of Michael Milken, Ivan Boesky or Martha Stewart may come to mind. Yet […]


Cyber-crime, Network security

FBI Warns of Cyber-Thieves Targeting Payroll Accounts

September 20, 2018

Via: Security Week

Cybercriminals are targeting the online payroll accounts of employees in a variety of industries to divert funds, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) warns. According to an alert from the FBI’s Internet Complaint Center (IC3), numerous such attacks have been […]


Network security, Privacy protection

Yahoo settles for $47 million in litigation following data breach of 3 billion accounts

September 19, 2018

Via: Hot for Security

Everyone remembers the Yahoo breach — it was simply historical and created mass hysteria at the time. The company ultimately confirmed in late 2017 that, following an alleged state-sponsored attack, all user accounts had been breached – that is 3 […]


Network security

Symantec Launches Free Election Security Service

September 18, 2018

Via: Security Week

Symantec on Tuesday announced the launch of a new service that aims to make elections more secure by helping candidates and political organizations improve their security posture and detect fake websites. With midterm elections coming up in the United States, […]


Network security

Wisconsin Officials Prepare for Potential Election Hackers

September 17, 2018

Via: Security Week

A private vendor inadvertently introduces malware into voting machines he is servicing. A hacker hijacks the cellular modem used to transmit unofficial Election Day results. An email address is compromised, giving bad actors the same access to voting software as […]


Network security

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Security Teams

September 17, 2018

Via: Dark Reading

Security requires smart people, processes, and technology. Too often, the “people” portion of the PPT equation is neglected. Worldwide spending on digital transformation technologies is expected to reach nearly $1.3 trillion this year, according to a forecast from IDC. But […]


Network security, Vulnerabilities

Flaws in firmware expose almost any modern PC to Cold Boot Attacks

September 14, 2018

Via: Security Affairs

A team of security researchers demonstrated that the firmware running on nearly all modern computers is vulnerable to cold boot attacks. A team of experts from cybersecurity firm F-Secure has discovered security flaws affecting firmware in modern computers that could […]


Network security

4 Practical Measures to Improve Election Security Now

September 12, 2018

Via: Dark Reading

It’s more critical than ever for states to protect our democratic system and voting infrastructure from foreign cyber espionage. In the past, a midterm election season would pass without much fanfare. These have been torpid affairs with low voter turnout […]


Network security

LuckyMouse signs malicious NDISProxy driver with certificate of Chinese IT company

September 10, 2018

Via: Securelist

Since March 2018 we have discovered several infections where a previously unknown Trojan was injected into the lsass.exe system process memory. These implants were injected by the digitally signed 32- and 64-bit network filtering driver NDISProxy. Interestingly, this driver is […]


Network security, Security

Less than a third of companies have dedicated cybersecurity insurance

September 4, 2018

Via: Help Net Security

Only one third of senior executives in UK organisations admit their company insurance currently covers them for a security breach and for the financial impact of data loss, despite the fact that 81 percent agree that it is ‘vital’ their […]