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Network security, Virus & Malware

New Malware Adds RAT to a Persistent Loader

April 17, 2018

Via: Dark Reading

A newly discovered variant of a long-known malware loader adds the ability to control the victim from afar. VBScript has long been an attack vector that could bring malicious software to an infected machine. But what if it could do […]


Virus & Malware

Intel Unveils New Threat Detection Technology

April 17, 2018

Via: Security Week

Intel late on Monday announced two new security-related technologies, including a threat detection system and a framework for building protection into processors, and a strategic collaboration with Purdue University whose goal is to address the shortage of cybersecurity talent. Following […]


Network security

Top cyber security certifications: Who they are for, what they cost, and which you need

April 17, 2018

Via: CSO Online

Two of the most common questions I’m asked are, “Is having a computer security certification is helpful in getting a job or starting a career in computer security?, and if so, “Which certification should someone get?.” The answer to the […]


Application security

Don’t Trust Android OEM Patching, Claims Researcher

April 16, 2018

Via: Threat Post

Many Android device manufacturers are not telling the truth when they say they have patched phone vulnerabilities in new updates, researchers found. Karsten Nohl and Jakob Lell, researchers with Security Research Labs, told Threatpost they have tested the firmware on […]


Network security

How GDPR Forces Marketers to Rethink Data & Security

April 16, 2018

Via: Dark Reading

The European regulation is making marketing technology companies re-examine their security, and that’s a good thing. Multinational marketers are closing in on the May 25 date by which they must comply with the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). As […]


Wireless security

Talos experts found many high severity flaws in Moxa EDR-810 industrial routers

April 16, 2018

Via: Security Affairs

Security experts at Cisco’s Talos group have discovered a total of 17 vulnerabilities in Moxa EDR-810 industrial routers manufactured by Moxa. The Moxa EDR-810 is an integrated industrial multiport router that implements firewall, NAT, VPN and managed Layer 2 switch […]


Cyber warfare, Threats & Malware

Microsoft engineer charged with money laundering linked to Reveton ransomware

April 16, 2018

Via: Security Affairs

The Microsoft network engineer Raymond Uadiale (41) is facing federal charges in Florida for the alleged involvement in Reveton Ransomware case. The man is suspected to have had a role in helping launder money obtained from victims of the Reventon […]


Privacy protection

Calls For Regulation Build After Facebook Privacy Fallout

April 13, 2018

Via: Threat Post

As Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg appeared before Congress this week, politicians stressed the need for regulation to secure end users’ data privacy on social media platforms. The series of hearings on Tuesday and Wednesday gave members of Congress an opportunity […]


Virus & Malware, Wireless security

Hackers Can Stealthily Exfiltrate Data via Power Lines

April 13, 2018

Via: Security Week

Researchers have created proof-of-concept (PoC) malware that can stealthily exfiltrate data from air-gapped computers using power lines. The malware, dubbed PowerHammer, is the work of researchers at the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev in Israel. The university has previously published […]


Hacker, Malware

Defense contractors face more aggressive ransomware attacks

April 13, 2018

Via: The Hill

Cybersecurity experts say defense contractors are facing more aggressive attacks as nation states and other hacking groups increasingly use malicious software to block information or manipulate data. The companies that provide U.S. military and intelligence agencies with products and services […]