Cyber Security News

Duo Security researchers’ Twitter ‘bot or not’ study unearths crypto botnet

Cyber Security News - Mon, 08/06/2018 - 10:21
— and being used to spread a cryptocurrency scam. The botnet was discovered during the course of a wider research project to create and publish a methodology for identifying Twitter account automation — to help support further research into bots and how they operate.
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TSMC's iPhone chip attack is a wake-up call for enterprise security

Cyber Security News - Mon, 08/06/2018 - 10:18
Appleholic, (noun), æp·əl-hɑl·ɪk: An imaginative person who thinks about what Apple is doing, why and where it is going. Delivering popular Apple-related news, advice and entertainment since 1999. Enterprises at every level of connected manufacturing must wake to the reality that they are already under attack.
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InSecurity Podcast: Securing Employee Devices to Protect Your Network

Cyber Security News - Mon, 08/06/2018 - 10:16
The virtual borders of the corporate network are no longer defined by the corporate firewall. With the proliferation of work and personal devices used both at home and in the office, the distinction between the corporate network and employee’s home networks has become blurred.
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Embracing risk as an opportunity in France: where do we start?

Cyber Security News - Mon, 08/06/2018 - 10:16
How ready are organisations in France to embrace risk as an opportunity? “Whilst resilience is about having the agility to succeed despite all stress, an organization’s resilience is most apparent in the way that it anticipates, responds to and recovers from operational risk.
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IoT devices must feature cyber security ratings, says Durham police chief

Cyber Security News - Mon, 08/06/2018 - 10:16
Durham chief constable Mike Barton has called for cyber security ratings to be displayed on all internet-connected devices so that people can purchase devices that will ensure their security and privacy. Cyber security ratings in connected devices should be the most significant component of what people are buying, Barton said.
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Critical flaws in Segway Hoverboards leaving them vulnerable to cyber-attacks

Cyber Security News - Mon, 08/06/2018 - 10:16
Hackers can exploit vulnerabilities in Segway hoverboards to take control of controller firmware, remove rider detection and cause accidents. If he wants, a hacker can cause serious injuries to hoverboard riders by abruptly stopping the scooters when they are in motion.
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Google Play Protect to scan Android apps for malware even after installation

Cyber Security News - Mon, 08/06/2018 - 10:16
Google has introduced Play Protect, a malware tracker that keeps a constant vigil on apps that have been downloaded from the Play Store. Google Play Protect scans apps and devices for harmful behaviour and notifies users if any security risks are found.
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Data breaches cost the UK 28 million data records in the first half of 2017

Cyber Security News - Mon, 08/06/2018 - 10:16
The UK suffered as many as 40 reported data breaches in the first half of 2017, losing more than 28 million data records to hackers in the process. The government, tech firms and healthcare organisations, particularly NHS trusts, bore the brunt of data breaches so far this year.
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Le virus électronique Wannacry a bloqué la production du géant TSMC

Cyber Security News - Mon, 08/06/2018 - 10:12
Le géant des puces électroniques TSMC, Taïwan Semiconductor Manufacturing, a affirmé lundi que le virus électronique qui avait bloqué sa production pendant deux jours était une variante du logiciel malveillant WannaCry qui a frappé les utilisateurs du monde entier. L'année dernière WannaCry a affecté plus de 200.
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ukcms 安全漏洞

Cyber Security News - Mon, 08/06/2018 - 10:11
ukcms是一套使用PHP语言编写的内容管理系统(CMS)。 ukcms 1.1.7及之前版本中存在文件上传漏洞,该漏洞该源于程序没有严格的过滤文件上传的类型。攻击者可通过更改upload_file_ext设置,在默认值中添加‘php,php’利用该漏洞向admin.php/admin/configset/index/group/upload.html页面上传脚本木马,进而控制服务器。 Copyright © 360网络攻防实验室 All Rights Reserved 京ICP备08010314号-66 ....
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Masergy to Share Cybersecurity Best Practices for Legal Professionals at ILTACON 2018 - Hastings Tribune

Cyber Security News - Mon, 08/06/2018 - 10:11
Hastings, NE (68901) Today. Scattered showers and thunderstorms, especially during the morning. High 79F. Winds NE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 40%.. Tonight. Partly to mostly cloudy skies with scattered thunderstorms during the evening. Low 64F. Winds NNE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 50%.
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Study: Employees Are Your Greatest Cybersecurity Risk - The Holmes Report

Cyber Security News - Mon, 08/06/2018 - 10:11
SAN FRANCISCO As companies ramp up their data breach protection efforts fueling a surge in related work for communications firms a new Finn Partners study finds that an organization’s employees are its biggest cybersecurity risk, largely due to the use of personal devices for work.
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Huawei faces cybersecurity questions after UK finds 'shortcomings' - CNET

Cyber Security News - Mon, 08/06/2018 - 10:11
Huawei's choice of software for products used in UK's telecoms raised concerns. NurPhoto. The UK is reportedly concerned that technical "shortcomings" in Huawei equipment might leave the country's telecoms networks vulnerable to cyberattack. An oversight board that analyzes the Chinese telecom's....
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Clarksons Data Breach

Cyber Security News - Mon, 08/06/2018 - 10:09
Joseph Carson, Chief Security Scientist at “Many organisations have failed to implement privileged access security and in failing to do so, they typically allow single user accounts to access sensitive information directly with only a single password protecting the sensitive data.
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Department of the Army Issues RFP For Cyber School Marketing

Cyber Security News - Mon, 08/06/2018 - 10:08
Purpose: This is a non-personal services contract to provide Marketing and Recruiting Support for the Cyber School, Cyber Center of Excellence (CCoE), Fort Gordon, Georgia. This effort will support the Cyber School in recruiting the best qualified Cyber Soldiers and placing those Soldiers in the....
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Singapore cyber attack may be state-linked: minister (Update)

Cyber Security News - Mon, 08/06/2018 - 10:08
Hackers broke into a government database and stole the health records of 1.5 million Singaporeans, including Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong. The biggest ever cyber attack to hit Singapore was carried out by highly sophisticated hackers typically linked to foreign governments, a cabinet minister said Monday, but did not give names.
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Dailymotion fined EUR 50,000 for 2016 data breach

Cyber Security News - Mon, 08/06/2018 - 10:08
French data protection agency Cnil has imposed a fine of EUR 50,000 on video portal Dailymotion for failing to secure its customers' personal data. The agency opened an investigation after the company admitted to being the victim of a security breach in December 2016. The inquiry found that hackers seized the email addresses of 82.
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Sophos India Launches New Server Protection Solution, Intercept X for Server

Cyber Security News - Mon, 08/06/2018 - 10:07
Global cyber-security major Sophos on Monday in India introduced a new server protection solution called Intercept X for Server that comes with predictive deep learning technology. Attacks reaching servers can be more devastating to a business than attacks on endpoints, due to the critical data they hold.
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Researchers to release open source tools to identify Twitter bots at scale

Cyber Security News - Mon, 08/06/2018 - 10:07
Upcoming live webinar: "6 Steps to Successful Application Control Deployment" Duo Security published technical research and methodology detailing how to identify automated Twitter accounts, known as bots, at a mass scale. Using machine learning algorithms to identify bot accounts across their....
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Don't @ Me: Hunting Twitter Bots at Scale

Cyber Security News - Mon, 08/06/2018 - 10:03
Social networks allow people to connect with one another, share ideas, and have healthy conversations. Recently, automated Twitter accounts, or “bots,” have been making headlines for their effectiveness at spreading spam and malware, as well as influencing this online discussion.
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