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Cybercrime Economy Generates $1.5 Trillion a Year

6 hodin 43 min zpět
LinuxSecurity.com: If cybercrime was a country, it would have the 13th highest GDP in the world. Attackers generate $1.5 trillion in annual profit, which is about equal to the GDP of Russia, according to a new study on the interconnected economy of cybercrime.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Email attacks continue to cause headaches for companies

6 hodin 52 min zpět
LinuxSecurity.com: Over one-third of all security incidents start with phishing emails or malicious attachments sent to company employees, according to a report by F-Secure.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

LinkedIn Fixes User Data Leak Bug

20 Duben, 2018 - 13:26
LinuxSecurity.com: LinkedIn has quietly patched a vulnerability which could have allowed malicious third parties to steal members' personal data.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

GitHub: New copyright rules could strangle software development

20 Duben, 2018 - 13:20
LinuxSecurity.com: Developer platform GitHub has warned that plans to stop copyright infringements online could have a major impact on open-source software development.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

IBM introduces open-source library for protecting AI systems

19 Duben, 2018 - 12:54
LinuxSecurity.com: IBM released an open-source software library meant to help developers and researchers to protect AI systems including Deep Neural Networks (DNNs) against adversarial attacks. DNNs are complex machine learning models that has certain similarity with the interconnected neurons in the human brain.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Gold Galleon hackers target maritime shipping industry

19 Duben, 2018 - 12:50
LinuxSecurity.com: Researchers have uncovered a Nigerian hacking ring which targets maritime shipping firms in order to try and steal millions of dollars on an annual basis.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

German Government Chooses Open Source For Its Federal Cloud Solution

18 Duben, 2018 - 17:56
LinuxSecurity.com: It's not hidden that apart from costing tons of money, the use of proprietary software also brings along hidden security caveats. These are the two primary reasons why the usage of open source software is being pushed in public agencies all around the world, especially in European countries.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Microsoft built its own custom Linux kernel for its new IoT service

18 Duben, 2018 - 17:42
LinuxSecurity.com: At a small press event in San Francisco, Microsoft today announced the launch of a secure end-to-end IoT product that focuses on microcontroller-based devices - the kind of devices that use tiny and relatively low-powered microcontrollers (MCUs) for basic control or connectivity features.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Hackers are using botnets to take the hard work out of breaking into networks

17 Duben, 2018 - 12:36
LinuxSecurity.com: Why hack a network when you can get a botnet to do it for you? It turns out that botnets might be an easier way to break into a network, not least by taking the grunt work out of it. It's not a new concept -- we've seen it before with bots running through lists of default usernames and passwords to hijack Internet of Things devices.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Detailing The Idle Loop Ordering Problem & The Power Improvement In Linux 4.17

17 Duben, 2018 - 12:34
LinuxSecurity.com: Of the many great features/changes for Linux 4.17, one of the most exciting to us is the idle power efficiency and performance-per-Watt improvements on some systems thanks to a rework to the kernel's idle loop handling. Rafael Wysocki and Thomas Ilsche as two of the developers working on this big code change presented on their work today for this CPU idle loop ordering problem and its resolution.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Casino Gets Hacked Through Its Internet-Connected Fish Tank Thermometer

16 Duben, 2018 - 10:47
LinuxSecurity.com: Internet-connected technology, also known as the Internet of Things (IoT), is now part of daily life, with smart assistants like Siri and Alexa to cars, watches, toasters, fridges, thermostats, lights, and the list goes on and on.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

My letter urging Georgia governor to veto anti-hacking bill

16 Duben, 2018 - 10:18
LinuxSecurity.com: Dear Governor Deal: I am writing to urge you to veto SB315, the "Unauthorized Computer Access" bill.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Nation-State Attacks Take 500% Longer to Find

15 Duben, 2018 - 10:38
LinuxSecurity.com: When it comes to threats that put your business at risk, gaining visibility into attacks remains a challenge. New research shows that in 50% of cases over the past 12 months, organizations had insufficient endpoint or network visibility to respond successfully.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Allscripts: Ransomware, recovery, and frustrated customers

15 Duben, 2018 - 10:30
LinuxSecurity.com: The actors behind SamSam launched an attack against Allscripts in January 2018, leaving the company's customers without access to the services needed to run their medical practices - some for more than a week.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

How Netflix Deploys Open Source AI to Reveal Your Favorites

14 Duben, 2018 - 10:33
LinuxSecurity.com: In this AI based Science article, we explore How Netflix adopted an Open Source Model to improve their Entertainment Recommender Systems.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

The ransomware that says, "I don't want money" - play a violent game instead!

14 Duben, 2018 - 10:26
LinuxSecurity.com: Not all ransomware is made equal. To be clear, we're not for a moment suggesting that any form of ransomware is technically, ethically, morally or legally acceptable.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Q1 Cyber-Attacks on UK Firms Jump 27%

13 Duben, 2018 - 11:03
LinuxSecurity.com: Online attacks on UK businesses jumped by over a quarter (27%) year-on-year in the first three months of the year, according to Beaming.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

USING OPEN SOURCE DESIGNS TO CREATE MORE SPECIALIZED CHIPS

13 Duben, 2018 - 10:55
LinuxSecurity.com: The open source movement changed how companies build software. Facebook, Twitter, and Yahoo employees pitched in during the early days of the data-crunching software Hadoop.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Avoiding the Ransomware Mistakes that Crippled Atlanta

12 Duben, 2018 - 19:11
LinuxSecurity.com: Last month, five of Atlanta's 13 government offices were "hijacked," as the city's mayor put it, by ransomware that disrupted far-reaching facets of the city's digital infrastructure. From the courts to the police department to public works, government activity was essentially frozen as the hackers gave the city a week to pay the ransom - roughly $50,000 worth of bitcoin - or have critical data and processes deleted permanently.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Story of a ransomware victim

12 Duben, 2018 - 10:35
LinuxSecurity.com: One morning in 2016, John turned on his computer. A message on the screen said he had 14 days to pay a ransom in Bitcoin, or all his files would be deleted forever.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security