Cyber Security News

The art of translating 'cyber' to English

Cyber Security News - Tue, 05/29/2018 - 09:46
K eitumetsi Tsotetsi, cyber security risk assurance consultant at PwC, talked about the art of translating cyber to English at the ITWeb Security Summit 2018. Tsotetsi said cyber security has been given the spotlight in the boardrooms as directors are accountable for protecting company information.
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FNB's Kovelin Naidoo: Cyber security doesn't stand on its own

Cyber Security News - Tue, 05/29/2018 - 09:46
C yber security doesn't stand on its own, it has its roots deeply imbedded in organised crime. Cyber is just another channel for organised crime, said Kovelin Naidoo, cyber security officer at First National Bank. Naidoo talked about 'Active defence in the age of cyber 4.0' at the ITWeb Security Summit 2018 in Midrand last week.
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IT Reams’ Security Fears Should Resonate Strongly With The C-Suite

Cyber Security News - Tue, 05/29/2018 - 09:45
News and articles about cyber security, information security, vulnerabilities, exploits, patches, releases, software, features, hacks, laws, spam, viruses, malware, trojans. IT Reams’ Security Fears Should Resonate Strongly With The C-Suite. Business leaders are failing to acknowledge escalating....
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Verint is said to be in talks to merge with Israel’s NSO Group in $1 billion deal

Cyber Security News - Tue, 05/29/2018 - 09:45
News and articles about cyber security, information security, vulnerabilities, exploits, patches, releases, software, features, hacks, laws, spam, viruses, malware, trojans. Verint is said to be in talks to merge with Israel’s NSO Group in $1 billion deal.
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April 2018 Cyber Attacks Timeline

Cyber Security News - Tue, 05/29/2018 - 09:45
News and articles about cyber security, information security, vulnerabilities, exploits, patches, releases, software, features, hacks, laws, spam, viruses, malware, trojans. It’s time to publish the statistics derived from the cyber attacks timelines of April (part I and part II). As.
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Kim Jong-un’s right-hand man heads to New York ahead of Trump-Kim summit in Singapore

Cyber Security News - Tue, 05/29/2018 - 09:42
The trip is part of a flurry of diplomacy before the on-again, off-again summit originally scheduled for June 12 in Singapore. Trump cancelled the talks last week, citing 'open hostility' from the North, but since then both sides have dialled down the rhetoric and the process appears to be back on track.
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Iron Cybercrime Group Under The Scope

Cyber Security News - Tue, 05/29/2018 - 09:40
In April 2018, while monitoring public data feeds, we noticed an interesting and previously unknown backdoor using HackingTeam’s leaked RCS source code. We discovered that this backdoor was developed by the Iron cybercrime group, the same group behind the Iron ransomware (rip-off Maktub ransomware....
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Episode 98: using Physics to crash hard drives and making sense of IoT standards

Cyber Security News - Tue, 05/29/2018 - 09:37
In this episode of The Security Ledger Podcast (#98): can sound waves be used to crash a hard drive? We’ll talk to one member of an international team of researchers who showed that, yes they can. And Fractional CISO Rob Black joins us to talk about Internet of Things security standards.
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Cyber policies in broker mis-selling risk - DAS MD

Cyber Security News - Tue, 05/29/2018 - 09:36
A misunderstanding of consumer cyber policies could lead to the future mis-selling of products by brokers in the future. This is the warning from DAS managing director James Henderson, after the legal expenses insurer carried out research into new cyber policies entering the market.
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April 2018 Cyber Attacks Timeline

Cyber Security News - Tue, 05/29/2018 - 09:36
It’s time to publish the statistics derived from the cyber attacks timelines of April ( As always, let’s start from the Daily Trend of Attacks chart, which shows a clear increase in the number of events in the second half of the month. Cyber Crime ranks steadily on top of the Motivations Behind Attacks , increasingly its percentage to 80.
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Cyber risks for shipping and possible countermeasures

Cyber Security News - Tue, 05/29/2018 - 09:36
The last years, ship communications have increased. Along with this, the number of ship systems that are susceptible to being infected with a virus also increased, with the way in which viruses infect systems being more varied. Ship communications devices and their connected onboard PCs, navigation....
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Cyber security law restrictions worry Vietnamese lawmakers

Cyber Security News - Tue, 05/29/2018 - 09:36
The National Assembly, Vietnam’s premier legislative body, is set to pass a law on cyber security during its ongoing summer session, but many members of the assembly have serious misgivings about its provisions. Without greater clarity and specific terms, the law could be abused, some of them feel.
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VPNFilter : Il faut redémarrer le routeur ? Pour les experts il semble plus important de le reconfigurer

Cyber Security News - Tue, 05/29/2018 - 09:36
Le département de la justice américaine a annoncé mercredi 23 mai 2018 que plus de 500 000 routeurs dans le monde étaient infectés par un malware appelé VPNFilter . Oeuvre du groupe de pirates connu sous le nom de Sofacy Group, cet attaque a fait des appareils infectés une botnet, c’est-à-dire un....
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В Баварии прокуратура продала изъятую криптовалюту за 12 млн евро

Cyber Security News - Tue, 05/29/2018 - 09:36
Прокуратура федеральной земли Бавария в течение двух месяцев продала криптовалюту, изъятую ранее в ходе криминального расследования против онлайн-платформы Lesen und Lauschen, незаконно распространявшей электронные и аудиокниги за небольшую плату. Как сообщает Anycoin , в июне сайт был закрыт, а его операторы арестованы.
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90% of employees risk data breaches when using removable devices

Cyber Security News - Tue, 05/29/2018 - 09:35
A new study has found that 90% of employees regularly transferred company data onto unencrypted and unauthorized USB devices, putting that information at risk of data breaches. analyzed anonymous records of organizations across North and South America, Europe, and the Asia–Pacific region, assessing employees’ awareness of cybersecurity practices.
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"מערך IT שלא יספק מענה אג'ילי לעסק ייכשל בתפקידו"

Cyber Security News - Tue, 05/29/2018 - 09:35
"מה שמאפיין ארגונים כיום אלה עבודה בריבוי סביבות IT, עבודה בדטה סנטר הפנימי ובענן, עבודה בסביבה מרובת עננים והצורך בקישוריות מאובטחת בין המטה והסניפים. המענה לכך הוא תפיסה שבסיסה הכל מוגדר תוכנה, שנעטפת במעטפת אבטחת מידע", כך אמר גרד מיק , מנהל מכירות NSX אזורי ב- VMware.
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British cyber criminal Grant West sentenced to 10 years in jail

Cyber Security News - Tue, 05/29/2018 - 09:34
Grant West, a British cyber criminal who targeted Barclays, British Airways and customers of Just Eat, has been sentenced to 10 years and eight months in jail following an online crime spree that prosecutors claim netted him millions of pounds. Twenty-six year old West, from Sheerness on the Isle of....
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New Banking Trojan MnuBot Discovered by IBM X Force Research

Cyber Security News - Tue, 05/29/2018 - 09:32
IBM X-Force Research has uncovered a new Brazilian, Delphi-based malware active in the wild in a recent campaign. This malware, dubbed MnuBot, caught the team’s attention due to its unusual command and control (C&C) server. Most malware in the wild today uses a C&C server, which is based on some....
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The Growing Threat Of Phishing Attacks Outside Of Email

Cyber Security News - Tue, 05/29/2018 - 09:30
Social engineering attacks are designed to elude software protections by deceiving employees into offering up personal credentials and/or visiting malicious web pages that compromise their machines. Such attacks rely on human fallibility to bypass existing defenses including firewalls, anti-virus protections and secure email gateways.
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IT Reams’ Security Fears Should Resonate Strongly With The C-Suite

Cyber Security News - Tue, 05/29/2018 - 09:30
Rajesh Ganesan, Director, ManageEngine. Despite recurring headlines reporting high-level cyber attacks on organisations of various sizes, businesses are failing to protect themselves from escalating threats. The latest industry survey by ManageEngine, exploring UK-based IT professionals’ outlook on....
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