Researchers Stealthily Manipulate Road Navigation Systems

Mon, 16 Jul 2018 16:18:13 +0000

A team of researchers from Virginia Tech, the University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, and Microsoft Research has discovered a new and stealthy GPS spoofing method that has been proven to be highly effective against road navigation systems. read more

Russia's National Vulnerability Database Slow, Incomplete

Mon, 16 Jul 2018 14:12:41 +0000

Russia’s national vulnerability database is slow, incomplete and it focuses on security flaws that could pose a threat to the country’s IT systems, according to an analysis conducted by threat intelligence firm Recorded Future. read more

Proposed EU Cybersecurity Product Certification Scheme Has Global Effects

Mon, 16 Jul 2018 14:12:07 +0000

The European Union is active in passing cybersecurity legislation ostensibly for the European Union but with worldwide ramifications. read more

Russia Targeted by Almost 25 Million Cyber-Attacks During World Cup: Putin

Mon, 16 Jul 2018 13:53:58 +0000

Russia was the target of almost 25 million cyber-attacks during the World Cup, President Vladimir Putin said, though he did not indicate who may have been behind the attacks. read more

BEC Scam Losses Top $12 Billion: FBI

Mon, 16 Jul 2018 05:28:55 +0000

The losses and potential losses reported as a result of business email compromise (BEC) and email account compromise (EAC) scams exceed $12 billion globally, according to an alert published last week by the FBI. read more

US Lifts Export Ban on Suppliers to China's ZTE

Mon, 16 Jul 2018 03:33:50 +0000

The United States on Friday formally lifted a crippling ban on exports to China's ZTE, rescuing the smartphone maker from the brink of collapse after it was denied key components. The US Commerce Department said it would continue to monitor the company to prevent further violations of US sanctions on Iran and North Korea. read more

Trump Says 'Might' Ask Putin to Extradite Accused Russian Hackers

Sun, 15 Jul 2018 12:47:26 +0000

Donald Trump has said he may ask Vladimir Putin during their upcoming summit meeting to extradite to the US 12 Russian intelligence officers accused of attempting to interfere with the 2016 presidential election. read more

12 Russian Intelligence Officers Indicted for Hacking U.S. Democrats

Fri, 13 Jul 2018 16:29:23 +0000

Twelve Russian intelligence officers were indicted by a US grand jury on Friday -- just three days before President Donald Trump is scheduled to meet with Russia's Vladimir Putin -- for interfering in the November 2016 presidential election. read more

Attackers Target iPhones Using Open Source MDM Solution

Fri, 13 Jul 2018 14:28:49 +0000

Recently discovered cyber attacks targeting iPhone users have been using an open source mobile device management (MDM) system to control enrolled devices, Talos reports. read more

Taken by Ransomware? Certain Skills Required.

Fri, 13 Jul 2018 14:14:11 +0000

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Flaws Expose Siemens Protection Relays to DoS Attacks

Fri, 13 Jul 2018 13:56:26 +0000

Siemens has informed customers that some of the company’s SIPROTEC protection relays are exposed to denial-of-service (DoS) attacks due to a couple of vulnerabilities present in the EN100 communication module. read more

Cisco Patches High Risk Flaws in StarOS, IP Phone

Fri, 13 Jul 2018 13:45:20 +0000

Cisco this week released a set of security patches to address several vulnerabilities in its products, including High risk issues impacting StarOS and 6800, 7800, and 8800 Series IP Phones. read more

Support for Python Packages Added to GitHub Security Alerts

Fri, 13 Jul 2018 12:23:33 +0000

GitHub announced on Thursday that developers will be warned if the Python packages used by their applications are affected by known vulnerabilities. read more

VPNFilter Malware Hits Critical Infrastructure in Ukraine

Fri, 13 Jul 2018 05:33:20 +0000

The Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) revealed this week that the VPNFilter malware, which it attributed to Russian intelligence agencies, had targeted a critical infrastructure organization. read more

Dark Web Chatter Helpful in Predicting Real World Hacks, Firm Says

Thu, 12 Jul 2018 17:50:42 +0000

Some hacks are serendipitous events for skiddies who happen across a website with an easily exploitable common vulnerability. Others, especially the major breaches of major enterprises, are planned and executed with care. Such planning often leaves traces of noise across the internet. IntSights, founded in 2015, searches both the surface and deep web for this noise, and converts it into actionable intelligence. It looks for evidence of planned attacks before they actually occur. read more

Arch Linux AUR Repository Compromised

Thu, 12 Jul 2018 14:10:01 +0000

A user-maintained Arch Linux AUR (Arch User Repository) software repository was pulled earlier this week after it was found to contain malware. read more

HackerOne Bug Bounty Programs Paid Out $11 Million in 2017

Thu, 12 Jul 2018 13:54:22 +0000

White hat hackers who responsibly disclosed vulnerabilities through bug bounty programs hosted by HackerOne earned more than $11 million last year, according to the company’s 2018 Hacker-Powered Security Report. read more

Timehop Shares More Details on Data Breach

Thu, 12 Jul 2018 12:47:35 +0000

Timehop has shared additional details about the recent data breach that impacted roughly 21 million user accounts, including what the attackers did once they gained access to the company’s systems and what other type of information was compromised. read more

Five Steps to Security Automation

Thu, 12 Jul 2018 10:22:11 +0000

Two weeks ago, Volvo, the Swedish automaker, announced plans for a Level 4 self-driving car by 2021. read more