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Malware, Network security

Threat Actors Turn to Blockchain Infrastructure to Host & Hide Malicious Activity

April 24, 2018

Via: Dark Reading

.bit domains are increasingly being used to hide payloads, stolen data, and command and control servers, FireEye says. In a troubling trend for enterprises and law enforcement, threat actors are ramping up their use of blockchain domains to hide malicious […]


Malware, Vulnerabilities

Drupal to Release Second Drupalgeddon2 Patch as Attacks Continue

April 24, 2018

Via: Security Week

Drupal developers announced on Monday that versions 7.x, 8.4.x and 8.5.x of the content management system (CMS) will receive a new security update later this week. The Drupal core updates, scheduled for April 25 between 16:00 and 18:00 UTC, will […]


Hacker

SamSam explained: Everything you need to know about this opportunistic group of threat actors

April 18, 2018

Via: CSO Online

The first version of the SamSam (a.k.a. Samas or SamsamCrypt) ransomware was developed and released in late 2015 by a group of threat actors believed to reside in Eastern Europe. The group itself is mostly a mystery, but the code […]


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 […]


Network security

Critical Infrastructure Threat Is Much Worse Than We Thought

April 10, 2018

Via: Security Week

Last October the United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT) published a technical alert on advanced persistent threat (APT) activity targeting energy and other critical infrastructure sectors. Recently, it was updated with new information uncovered since the original report, and […]


Network security

RSA Conference: CISOs’ top 4 cybersecurity priorities

April 4, 2018

Via: CSO Online

When cybersecurity executives head to the RSA Conference, they will be looking for information about threat intelligence, SOAPA, business risk, and changing security perimeters. I’ve spent a good amount of time talking to CISOs over the past few months to […]


Hacker

Saks, Lord & Taylor hacked; 5 million payment cards compromised

April 2, 2018

Via: CSO Online

Hackers made off with a whopping 5 million credit and debit card numbers from Saks Fifth Avenue, Saks Off 5th, and Lord & Taylor, placing it “among the most significant credit card heists in modern history.” Parent company Canada-based Hudson’s […]


Network security

Is Security Accelerating Your Business?

April 2, 2018

Via: Dark Reading

With an ever-growing list of security and compliance requirements, security can hinder or slow business initiatives. Is your security department stuck in slow gear or can it go faster? There’s a fundamental push and pull between business and security that […]


Vulnerabilities, Wireless security

Critical Flaw Exposes Many Cisco Devices to Remote Attacks

March 30, 2018

Via: Security Week

Cisco has patched more than 30 vulnerabilities in its IOS software, including a critical remote code execution flaw that exposes hundreds of thousands – possibly millions – of devices to remote attacks launched over the Internet. A total of three […]


Malware

Don’t let hackers fool your PC security on April Fools’ Day

March 29, 2018

Via: Zone Alarm

April Fools’ Day is definitely the day of the year when everyone has their guard up. Hackers know that and tend to be extra active on April 1st. How? With the simplest maneuvers to trick users into clicking on links, […]