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Orgs Still Feel Vulnerable Despite Cyber Standards

2 Září, 2018 - 11:17
LinuxSecurity.com: Even though the majority of companies across the globe have implemented cybersecurity standards, a new report from IT Governance USA found that companies still believe they are the likely target of an attack.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Hearing Date Set in Georgia Election Security Case

1 Září, 2018 - 11:24
LinuxSecurity.com: A hearing has been filed in the ongoing Georgia election cybersecurity case, Curling v. Kemp, where Georgia citizens are fighting for more secure elections in a lawsuit against Secretary of State and gubernatorial candidate Brian Kemp. The hearing is scheduled for Monday, 17 September, at 11am.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

How One Company's Cybersecurity Problem Becomes Another's Fraud Problem

1 Září, 2018 - 11:18
LinuxSecurity.com: Fraud isn't something new or something that only happens on the Internet. Identity theft has been around for decades.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Lessons From the Black Hat USA NOC

31 Srpen, 2018 - 11:38
LinuxSecurity.com: At Black Hat USA, the network operations center (NOC) and security operations center (SOC) are one in the same - reasonable for a network that exists to serve a huge gathering of security professionals. While the network that exists for a high-intensity week is unique in many ways, in others it is a concentrated example of what is possible when professionals with different areas of expertise - and different vendors - work together.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Proposed US law would require President to act against overseas hackers

31 Srpen, 2018 - 11:23
LinuxSecurity.com: US senators from both sides of the housee have announced a bill that would force the President to act against overseas hackers found targeting the US, or explain why he hadn't.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Passport Numbers Exposed in Air Canada Data Breach

30 Srpen, 2018 - 12:27
LinuxSecurity.com: Air Canada has alerted users of its mobile app of a data breach that exposed personal information - including stored passport numbers - of some 20,000 users.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

'Celebgate' Hacker Heading to Prison

30 Srpen, 2018 - 12:24
LinuxSecurity.com: What does it cost to gain unauthorized access to roughly 240 Apple iCloud accounts? For George Garofano, 26, the price is eight months in federal prison followed by three years of supervised release and 60 hours of community service.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

What is WannaCry ransomware, how does it infect, and who was responsible?

30 Srpen, 2018 - 12:21
LinuxSecurity.com: WannaCry is a ransomware worm that spread rapidly through across a number of computer networks in May of 2017. After infecting a Windows computers, it encrypts files on the PC's hard drive, making them impossible for users to access, then demands a ransom payment in bitcoin in order to decrypt them.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

A DDoS Knocked Spain's Central Bank Offline

29 Srpen, 2018 - 10:39
LinuxSecurity.com: In a distributed-denial-of-service (DDoS) attack that began on Sunday, 26 August, and extended into today, Spain's central bank was knocked offline. While Banco de Espana struggled to fight off the attack, business operations were not disrupted, according to Reuters.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

A False Sense of Security

29 Srpen, 2018 - 10:34
LinuxSecurity.com: Over the coming years, the foundations of today's digital world will shake - violently. Innovative and determined attackers, along with big changes to the way organizations conduct their operations, will combine to threaten even the strongest establishments.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

ICO Breach Complaints Jump 160% in a Year

28 Srpen, 2018 - 12:11
LinuxSecurity.com: There has been a huge annual rise in data breach complaints to the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) following the start of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) regime, according to a leading law firm.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

The Difference Between Sandboxing, Honeypots & Security Deception

28 Srpen, 2018 - 12:07
LinuxSecurity.com: Networks, cyberattacks, and the strategies used to stop them are continuously evolving. Security deception is an emerging cyber-defense tactic that allows researchers and information security professionals to observe the behavior of attackers once they've gained access to what they think is a business network.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Fiserv Flaw Exposed Customer Data at Hundreds of Banks

28 Srpen, 2018 - 12:04
LinuxSecurity.com: Fiserv, Inc., a major provider of technology services to financial institutions, just fixed a glaring weakness in its Web platform that exposed personal and financial details of countless customers across hundreds of bank Web sites, KrebsOnSecurity has learned.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

EU may fine political groups misusing personal data to skew elections

27 Srpen, 2018 - 10:57
LinuxSecurity.com: The European Union is determined to prevent a Cambridge Analytica-style scandal where politicians misuse personal data for strategic gains. The Financial Times has learned of a European Commission draft amendment that would fine political organizations if they benefit from surreptitious personal data gathering.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

How hackers managed to steal $13.5 million in Cosmos bank heist

27 Srpen, 2018 - 10:50
LinuxSecurity.com: Earlier this month, reports surfaced which suggested that Cosmos Bank, India's oldest at 112 years old, had become the victim of a cyberattack which left the institution millions out of pocket.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

US Election Hack Whistleblower Gets Five Years

26 Srpen, 2018 - 12:01
LinuxSecurity.com: Former NSA contractor-turned-whistleblower Reality Winner has been sentenced to over five years in prison after leaking details on Russian efforts to target the 2016 presidential election.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Cheddar's Scratch Kitchen Chain Suffers Data Breach

26 Srpen, 2018 - 11:58
LinuxSecurity.com: Another day, another restaurant chain data breach - this time, Cheddar's Scratch Kitchen. The Darden Restaurants-owned food chain said it was alerted this month that its network had been hacked and customer payment card data exposed.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

99% of Texas Voter Records Exposed

25 Srpen, 2018 - 11:01
LinuxSecurity.com: Election security has again been called into question after millions of Texas voter records were left exposed. A file discovered by Flash Gordon, a New Zealand-based data breach hunter, was left on an unsecured server without a password, according to TechCrunch.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

It's The Season For A Lot Of Interesting Linux / Open-Source Conferences

25 Srpen, 2018 - 10:52
LinuxSecurity.com: There's been a number of recent Linux/open-source conferences but more are right on the horizon, including some with video streams for those interested.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

T-Mobile, AT&T customer account PINs were exposed by website flaws

25 Srpen, 2018 - 10:48
LinuxSecurity.com: As if news of a recent breach leaking T-Mobile customer data to attackers weren't bad enough, Buzzfeed News highlights a pair of issues that could've revealed PIN numbers for customers of T-Mobile and AT&T. The security flaws were uncovered by two security researchers, Ryan aka "Phobia" and Nicholas "Convict" Ceraolo.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security