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Network security

CyberArk launches Privileged Session Management for Cloud

October 16, 2018

Via: Help Net Security

CyberArk launched CyberArk Privileged Session Manager for Cloud. Through a transparent user experience, this new offering extends privileged access session isolation, monitoring and control to the most common web applications, cloud and social media platforms. As part of an integrated […]


Email security, Phishing

Most government domains adopt program to prevent sending of fake emails

October 16, 2018

Via: The Hill

The majority of federal domains met a deadline to adopt an email authentication program aimed at preventing fake emails from being sent, according to an analysis by the cybersecurity firm Proofpoint. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced last October […]


Network security

Microsoft patch for JET flaw zero-day is ‘incomplete,’ Windows still vulnerable

October 15, 2018

Via: CSO Online

Despite Microsoft patching a zero-day vulnerability in its JET Database Engine, you are not fully protected. Researchers at 0patch warned that Microsoft’s official patch was “incomplete.” The Zero Day Initiative first revealed the flaw, which could lead to remote code […]


Hacker, Network security

Facebook says hackers took extensive info from 14 million users

October 15, 2018

Via: The Hill

Facebook on Friday revealed that hackers had stolen extensive information from 14 million users in the hack it announced last month. The company said an estimated 30 million people were affected by the hack, downgrading its initial estimate that information […]


Network security, Privacy protection

Grassley pressures Google for details of user data breach

October 15, 2018

Via: The Hill

The Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee is pressing Google to explain its data privacy practices in the wake of revelations that user data was hacked from its now defunct social media platform, Google Plus. Sen. Charles Grassley (R-Iowa) sent […]


Cloud security

Google Adds New Identity, Security Tools to Cloud Platform

October 12, 2018

Via: Dark Reading

A wave of cloud news includes new tools for identity and access management and policies for stronger controls on cloud resources. Google this week announced tools and updates related to cloud security and identity access management (IAM), most of which […]


Vulnerabilities

Audit Finds No Critical Flaws in Firefox Update System

October 12, 2018

Via: Security Week

An audit commissioned by Mozilla for the Firefox update system revealed no critical vulnerabilities and the flaws rated “high severity” were not easy to exploit. Experts at Germany-based X41 spent 27 days analyzing the Firefox Application Update Service (AUS), including […]


Network security

How to Use DNS Analytics to Find the Compromised Domain in a Billion DNS Queries

October 12, 2018

Via: Security Intelligence

Finding a needle in a haystack is hard, but it’s nothing compared to finding a single piece of hay in the haystack that was put there with malicious intentions. As Verisign noted in its August 2018 “Domain Name Industry Brief,” […]


Hacker, Network security

Russian Hacking Groups Intersect in Recent Cyberattacks

October 11, 2018

Via: Dark Reading

Two different hacking teams best known as Turla and Fancy Bear employed the same stealthy attack method in an unusual overlap of hacking activity. A rare overlap in malware delivery and targets recently between two separate and traditionally very different […]


Network security

Top cybersecurity facts, figures and statistics for 2018

October 11, 2018

Via: CSO Online

Looking for hard numbers to back up your sense of what’s happening in the cybersecurity world? We dug into studies and surveys of the industry’s landscape to get a sense of the lay of the land—both in terms of what’s […]