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Phishing Cited by SMBs as Top Attack Threat

1 Červenec, 2018 - 11:45
LinuxSecurity.com: A new survey of 600 IT decision makers at small-to-midsized businesses (SMBs) found that nearly all SMBs are conducting some form of employee cybersecurity awareness training, which could be due in part to the fear of phishing.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Natural Language Processing Fights Social Engineers

1 Červenec, 2018 - 11:41
LinuxSecurity.com: Social engineering is a common problem with few solutions. Now, two researchers are trying to bring down attackers' success rate with a new tool designed to leverage natural language processing (NLP) to detect questions and commands and determine whether they are malicious.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Adidas US Website Hit by Data Breach

30 Červen, 2018 - 10:37
LinuxSecurity.com: Adidas is the latest retailer to get hit with a data breach: the athletic apparel firm said it's alerting some customers that their data may have been exposed due to a newly discovered hack of its US website.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

The 6 Worst Insider Attacks of 2018 - So Far

30 Červen, 2018 - 10:34
LinuxSecurity.com: If recent statistics are any indication, enterprise security teams might be greatly underestimating the risk that insider threats pose to their organizations.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Ticketmaster Breach Discovered in April, Says Bank

29 Červen, 2018 - 11:29
LinuxSecurity.com: Question marks have been raised over Ticketmaster's internal security and incident response processes after a bank revealed that it alerted the ticketing giant to a recently discovered breach in April.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Cyber-Attacks Caused 18 Days of NHS Downtime

29 Červen, 2018 - 11:26
LinuxSecurity.com: More than 17% of NHS trusts experienced security-related downtime over the past three years, leading to over 18 days of IT outages, according to new Freedom of Information (FOI) data released by Intercity Technology.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Hundreds of Hotels Hit in FastBooking Breach

28 Červen, 2018 - 11:28
LinuxSecurity.com: FastBooking, a Paris-based provider of hotel-booking software, is alerting client hotels to a data breach in which an attacker lifted personal information and credit card data from guests of hundreds of properties.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Cyber Risk at All-Time High for UK Financial Sector

28 Červen, 2018 - 11:24
LinuxSecurity.com: The proportion of financial services firms citing cyber-attacks as a major source of risk has hit an all-time high, according to the latest biannual survey from the Bank of England (BoE).
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

NSA Leaker Winner Pleads Guilty

27 Červen, 2018 - 11:52
LinuxSecurity.com: A former National Security Agency (NSA) contractor has pleaded guilty to leaking key intelligence on Russian attempts to target officials ahead of the 2016 election.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

IEEE Calls for Strong Encryption

27 Červen, 2018 - 11:46
LinuxSecurity.com: The IEEE this week issued a position statement in support of strong encryption and in opposition to government efforts to require backdoors.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Midsized Organizations More Secure Than Large Ones

26 Červen, 2018 - 11:10
LinuxSecurity.com: A new report based on data from an extensive body of penetration tests shows that while prevailing opinion believes big enterprises do the best job at securing their systems and data, it is actually midsized organizations that outperform small and large businesses.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Black Hat Survey: Enterprise Tech, US Government Unprepared for Cyberattacks

26 Červen, 2018 - 11:06
LinuxSecurity.com: More than two-thirds (69%) of cybersecurity experts predict a successful cyberattack will hit US infrastructure within the next two years - and a majority express low confidence both in security technology to protect their organizations and in the US government to defend the nation against attacks.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Bill Could Give Californians Unprecedented Control Over Data

25 Červen, 2018 - 11:32
LinuxSecurity.com: Lawmakers in California have introduced a sweeping privacy bill to the state legislature that would give Californians unprecedented control over their data and rein in the power of their Silicon Valley neighbors.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Hundreds Report WannaCry Phishing Campaign

25 Červen, 2018 - 11:27
LinuxSecurity.com: Action Fraud is warning of a new phishing campaign using the infamous WannaCry ransomware attack of May 2017 as a lure.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

China Escalates Hacks Against the US as Trade Tensions Rise

24 Červen, 2018 - 11:48
LinuxSecurity.com: In 2015, the United States and China agreed to a digital truce that banned hacking private companies to steal trade secrets. And though the agreement has been touted as a success, it hasn't stopped Chinese state-sponsored hackers from pushing the envelope of acceptable behavior.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Tesla Employee Steals, Sabotages Company Data

24 Červen, 2018 - 11:45
LinuxSecurity.com: A Tesla employee used his trusted access to the company's network to steal a large amount of highly sensitive data and ship it to unknown third parties.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

WannaCry ransomware scam tries to extort money without actually infecting your computer

23 Červen, 2018 - 11:49
LinuxSecurity.com: Someone is trying to pull a fast one, attempting to trick unsuspecting users into paying a ransom... even though they *haven't* infected your computer with ransomware.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

New Drupal Exploit Mines Monero for Attackers

23 Červen, 2018 - 11:40
LinuxSecurity.com: A newly discovered vulnerability in Drupal has been exploited to turn infected systems into Monero mining bots. Worse, the vulnerability could easily be exploited to do far more than simply steal resources and performance.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security