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Most Websites and Web Apps No Match for Attack Barrage

8 hodin 17 min zpět
LinuxSecurity.com: No matter how large or small, websites and web applications are under a constant barrage of attacks. Two new studies out today put a finer point on the numbers, showing just how frequently attacks hit the average website and how this constant pressure is yielding a huge number of compromised websites and web apps.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Mylobot Malware Brings New Sophistication to Botnets

8 hodin 20 min zpět
LinuxSecurity.com: Cybercriminals looking to maximize their investments are using evermore sophisticated software techniques and increasingly aggressive steps against their fellow malware authors. Those are among the conclusions by researchers at Deep Instinct about a new strain of malware found within the last two months.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

US Fraudster Pleads Guilty to Using OPM Breach Data

19 Červen, 2018 - 11:38
LinuxSecurity.com: A US woman has pleaded guilty to using data stolen in the notorious 2015 OPM breach to secure fraudulent loans.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

'Wallchart' Phishing Campaign Exploits World Cup Watchers

19 Červen, 2018 - 11:35
LinuxSecurity.com: Threat actors are capitalizing on the attention surrouncing the 2018 FIFA World Cup, which attracts millions of viewers around the world.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Why open source is good for business, and people

18 Červen, 2018 - 12:03
LinuxSecurity.com: Open source is all about freedom. The freedom to share, to collaborate, and ultimately, to innovate.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Europol Disrupts Rex Mundi Cybercrime Group

18 Červen, 2018 - 11:52
LinuxSecurity.com: Europol has taken major steps to disrupting a long-running global cybercrime group after eight arrests in the past year including one in Thailand announced last week.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

US government finds new malware from North Korea

17 Červen, 2018 - 10:43
LinuxSecurity.com: Even though Donald Trump is on good terms with North Korea, the Department of Homeland Security is still following that country's ongoing cyberattack campaign (which it's dubbed "Hidden Cobra"). Now CNN reports there's a new variant of North Korean malware to look out for: Typeframe.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Dixons Carphone Breach Hits 5.9 Million Cards

17 Červen, 2018 - 10:35
LinuxSecurity.com: Millions of Dixons Carphone customers have had their financial and personal data illegally accessed after a major breach at the UK company.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Bank of Chile Suffers $10m Loss

16 Červen, 2018 - 11:05
LinuxSecurity.com: Banco de Chile publicly disclosed on 28 May that it had detected a virus, presumably from international networks, that affected thousands of its workstations. Now the bank has learned that the cyber-attack was malware and resulted in attackers transferring approximately $10m via the bank's SWIFT international money transfer systems.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Trump-Kim Meeting Was a Magnet For Russian Cyberattacks

16 Červen, 2018 - 10:46
LinuxSecurity.com: The recent meeting in Singapore between US President Donald Trump and North Korea's Kim Jong Un appears to have attracted an inordinate amount of interest in US activities from threat actors based in Russia.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

DDoS Amped Up: DNS, Memcached Attacks Rise

15 Červen, 2018 - 11:02
LinuxSecurity.com: Record-breaking distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks are on a tear this year, and new data shows that DNS amplification attacks have jumped 700% worldwide since 2016.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

23,000 Compromised in HealthEquity Data Breach

15 Červen, 2018 - 10:57
LinuxSecurity.com: Sometimes all it takes is one employee to spark a cybersecurity wildfire, as HealthEquity learned this week. The company, which handles more than 3.4 million health savings accounts, suffered a data breach when an unauthorized person accessed an employee's email account.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Trial of two men accused of $20m hacked press release fraud begins

14 Červen, 2018 - 11:21
LinuxSecurity.com: We didn't know the information that made us rich was stolen from PR agencies! That appears to be the defence proffered by two defendants in the hacked press release trial.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Cyber threat intelligence versus business risk intelligence: What you need to know

14 Červen, 2018 - 11:18
LinuxSecurity.com: Devising a comprehensive strategy to protect your organisation from hackers, data breaches and other cyber security threats is complicated.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Modern Cybersecurity Demands a Different Corporate Mindset

13 Červen, 2018 - 11:19
LinuxSecurity.com: Today, all organizations are digital by default. However, it has never been more difficult for organizations to map the digital environment in which they operate, or their interactions with it.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Serious Security: How three minor bugs make one major exploit

13 Červen, 2018 - 11:14
LinuxSecurity.com: More insecure webcams! Inattention to IoT security! Who would have thought?
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

74 Arrested in International Email Scam Schemes

12 Červen, 2018 - 11:35
LinuxSecurity.com: The US Department of Justice today said it has arrested 74 individuals engaged in business email compromise (BEC) schemes, with approximately $14 million in fraudulent wire transfers recovered.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Ericsson's Chris Price on the need for collaboration between open source communities and projects

11 Červen, 2018 - 10:52
LinuxSecurity.com: The open source community is a huge collection of often inter-related projects and initiatives, so how can telcos and their vendor partners best engage and benefit? In addition to his Ericsson role, Chris Price is also a Board Member of both the Linux Foundation and the OpenStack Foundation, so is ideally placed to offer advice.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Over 301,000 Open Jobs in Cybersecurity

11 Červen, 2018 - 10:45
LinuxSecurity.com: Open jobs in both the private and public sectors have increased to 301,873 over the 12-month period from April 2017 to March 2018, according to new data from CyberSeek, a free cybersecurity career and workforce resource.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

FBI Slaps New Charges Against Researcher Who Stopped WannaCry

10 Červen, 2018 - 10:46
LinuxSecurity.com: Any hopes that Marcus Hutchins, the British security researcher credited with stopping WannaCry, might have harbored about a quick resolution of a US malware case against him were dashed this week with the FBI slapping four new charges against him.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security