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Network security, Privacy protection

How Employee Monitoring Keeps Clinical Trial Data Secure

August 15, 2018

Via: Veriato Blog

Clinical trials are a crucial step in developing new life sciences products such as drugs and medical devices. All tests – whether with large or small groups of people – require medical and personal information from patients upfront, and then […]


Vulnerabilities

Black Hat 2018: IoT Security Issues Will Lead to Legal ‘Feeding Frenzy’

August 14, 2018

Via: Threat Post

LAS VEGAS – The troves of insecure internet of things (IoT) devices have not yet led to widespread legal implications. But that’s set to change, a well-known attorney warned at Black Hat USA last week. Ijay Palansky, partner at the […]


Vulnerabilities

ThreatList: Almost All Security Pros Believe Election Systems Are at Risk

August 14, 2018

Via: Threat Post

Respondents in a survey from Venafi said they believe voting machines, encrypted communications from polling stations and databases that store voter registration data are all vulnerable. As the U.S. midterm election season gets underway in earnest, concerns about the ability […]


Malware, Threats & Malware, Virus & Malware

New Variant of KeyPass Ransomware Discovered

August 14, 2018

Via: Threat Post

A new variant of the KeyPass ransomware has been gaining traction in August and is using new techniques like manual control to customize its encryption process, researchers said Monday. Researchers at Kaspersky Lab who posted about the trojan said that […]


Vulnerabilities

Vulnerability Disclosures in 2018 So Far Outpacing Previous Years

August 14, 2018

Via: Dark Reading

Nearly 17% of 10,644 vulnerabilities disclosed so far this year have been critical, according to a new report from Risk Based Security. There appears to be little relief in sight for organizations hoping for some respite from patching. A new […]


Vulnerabilities

DEF CON 2018: Critical Bug Opens Millions of HP OfficeJet Printers to Attack

August 13, 2018

Via: Threat Post

LAS VEGAS – Tens of millions of fax-ready HP OfficeJet inkjet printers are vulnerable to a simple hack that gives an attacker full control over a targeted printer. Once compromised, the all-in-one OfficeJet could act as a springboard for deeper […]


Network security

How to protect your RDP access from ransomware attacks

August 13, 2018

Via: Malwarebytes

You didn’t really think that the ransomware wave was coming to an end, did you? You’d be tempted to think so, given the decline in reports about massive ransomware campaigns. But this relative radio silence may be due to some […]


Network security

The Data Security Landscape Is Shifting: Is Your Company Prepared?

August 13, 2018

Via: Dark Reading

New ways to steal your data (and profits) keep cropping up. These best practices can help keep your organization safer. The world around online data is changing, and with it the landscape of business is facing an irreversible shift. Not […]


Vulnerabilities

Apple zero-day exposes macOS to Synthetic Mouse-Click attacks

August 13, 2018

Via: Security Affairs

Patrick Wardle, the popular white hat hacker and chief research officer at Digita Security, has discovered a zero-day vulnerability that could allow attackers to mimic mouse-clicks for kernel access. Wardle presented his discovery during the Def Con 2018 conference in […]


Network security

Dems want GOP chairman to subpoena State Department over cyber docs

August 10, 2018

Via: The Hill

Democrats on the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee are urging its Republican chairman to subpoena the State Department for documents related to former Secretary Rex Tillerson’s move to close an office responsible for advancing U.S. interests in cyberspace. The […]