Flashpoint Launches Intelligence Academy

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 17:16:36 +0000

New Intelligence Academy Aims to Help Organizations Reduce Risk by Better Understanding Threats and Prioritizing Response read more

NotPetya Attack Costs Big Companies Millions

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 14:50:12 +0000

Some of the big companies hit by the NotPetya malware in late June have reported losing hundreds of millions of dollars due to the cyberattack. read more

Don't Turn out the Lights on Dark Web Marketplaces

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 14:07:16 +0000

We’ve all heard the phrase: “When one door closes, a window opens.” You can bet that as you’re reading this, those engaged in cyber crime on the dark web are looking for that next ‘market place window’ to open. read more

U.S. Army to Protect Warfighters With Continuous Biometric Authentication

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 13:04:50 +0000

U.S. Army's NETCOM to Deploy Continuous Biometric Authentication Software to Protect Warfighters read more

Locky Ransomware Campaign Ramps Up

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 11:30:28 +0000

The Locky ransomware family that dominated the charts last year has returned, and has been distributed through high volume campaigns over the past week. read more

Independence Now and Forever: How to Grow Blockchain Securely

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 10:14:58 +0000

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TunnelBear VPN Audit Finds Few Vulnerabilities

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 09:36:55 +0000

TunnelBear has commissioned a third-party audit of its virtual private network (VPN) application and only a few vulnerabilities have been found in recent versions of the product. read more

Access Bypass Vulnerabilities Patched in Drupal 8

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 06:08:26 +0000

A Drupal 8 security update released on Wednesday addresses several access bypass vulnerabilities affecting components such as views, the REST API and the entity access system. read more

Researchers Uncover Infrastructure Behind Chthonic, Nymaim Trojans

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 02:48:54 +0000

While analyzing malware that uses PowerShell for infection, Palo Alto Networks managed to uncover the infrastructure behind recent attacks that leveraged the Chthonic and Nymaim Trojans, along with other threats. read more

Common Source Code Used by Multiple Chinese DDoS Platforms

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 02:34:00 +0000

An increase in Chinese websites offering online distributed denial of service (DDoS) capabilities was observed after a localized version of the source code of online booters was put up for sale, Talos reveals. read more

Information Security Spending to Reach $93 Billion in 2018: Gartner

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 18:02:11 +0000

Gartner has predicted that worldwide information security spending will reach $86.4 billion in 2017; a seven percent growth over the year. Spending is expected to increase to $93 billion in 2018. read more

Pulse Wave DDoS Attacks Disrupt Hybrid Defenses

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 16:45:49 +0000

A new method of launching distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks dubbed “pulse wave” can be highly effective against organizations using “appliance first, cloud second” hybrid mitigation solutions, Imperva Incapsula warned on Wednesday. read more

Hijacked Extensions Put 4.7 Million Chrome Users at Risk

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 15:32:01 +0000

More than 4.7 million users were apparently exposed to potentially malicious ads and credential theft after cybercriminals managed to hijack the developer accounts of several popular Chrome extensions. read more

Get to Know Your Business Groups and Reap Big Dividends

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 14:24:40 +0000

When I first started working in private sector security after leaving the military, I took an approach that I see a lot of CISOs taking today. read more