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  • Cybaze ZLab – Yoroi team analyzed malware used in recent attacks on US entities attributed to APT29
    by Pierluigi Paganini on November 19, 2018 at 1:27 pm

    Malware researchers from Cybaze ZLab – Yoroi team have detected a new strain of malware that appears to be associated with a new wave of attacks carries out by Russia linked APT29 group. The researchers of Yoroi ZLab, on 16 November, accessed to a new APT29’s dangerous malware which seems to be involved in the recent […] The post Cybaze ZLab – Yoroi team analyzed malware used in recent attacks on US entities attributed to APT29 appeared first on Security Affairs. […]

  • The 7 deadly sins of endpoint detection & response
    by Michelle Drolet on November 19, 2018 at 11:00 am

    Many different elements need to come together for an organization to secure its data properly. Most companies adopt a security strategy that focuses on prevention, but the idea that you can completely lock down your systems and prevent all incursions is a fallacy. Data breaches are every bit as inevitable as death and taxes; almost all organizations are going to suffer a breach at some point.To read this article in full, please click here(Insider Story) […]

  • With supply chain security grabbing headlines, NIST moves to set new guidance
    by Cynthia Brumfield on November 19, 2018 at 11:00 am

    Cybersecurity in the supply chain is a dense, massively complicated topic that lies beyond the comprehension of all but a few dedicated experts. It has nonetheless risen to the top of security challenges organizations face today. “Supply chain is the new black. Supply chain is sexy again. That’s kind of hard to imagine,” said Jon Boyens, manager, security engineering and risk management at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). Boyens, who manages cybersecurity supply chain efforts at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), made that comment during a plenary session at NIST’s Cybersecurity Risk Management Conference.To read this article in full, please click here(Insider Story) […]

  • Vision Direct Notifies Customers of Data Compromise
    on November 19, 2018 at 11:00 am

    Vision Direct notifies customers of November data compromis […]

  • 40% of UK Shoppers Want Cyber Monday Bargains, Half Willing to Buy from Previously Breached Retailers
    on November 19, 2018 at 10:07 am

    Survey finds 63% of respondents are now more likely to cross reference email domains with legitimate retailers’ URLs […]

  • Israel aims at hardening aviation industry assets from cyberattack
    by Pierluigi Paganini on November 19, 2018 at 9:27 am

    The defense and aviation industries are particularly exposed to cyber attacks and are adopting new countermeasures to harden their infrastructure and aircraft. Crook and nation-state actors continue to target defense and aviation industries and in some case, the increasing level of sophistication of the attacks is creating great concerns. The Israeli government is moving to harden aviation assets from […] The post Israel aims at hardening aviation industry assets from cyberattack appeared first on Security Affairs. […]

  • CarsBlues Bluetooth attack Affects tens of millions of vehicles
    by Pierluigi Paganini on November 19, 2018 at 7:45 am

    The CarsBlues attack leverages security flaws in the infotainment systems installed in several types of vehicles via Bluetooth to access user PII. A new Bluetooth hack, dubbed CarsBlues, potentially affects millions of vehicles, Privacy4Cars warns. The CarsBlues attack leverages security flaws in the infotainment systems installed in several types of vehicles via Bluetooth, it affects users […] The post CarsBlues Bluetooth attack Affects tens of millions of vehicles appeared first on Security Affairs. […]

  • Instagram glitch exposed some user passwords
    by Pierluigi Paganini on November 18, 2018 at 5:32 pm

    Instagram has suffered a serious security leak that might have exposed user’s passwords, revealed The Information website. Instagram notified some of its users that it might have accidentally exposed their password due to a security glitch. According to a company spokesperson, the bug was “discovered internally and affected a very small number of people.” The news […] The post Instagram glitch exposed some user passwords appeared first on Security Affairs. […]

  • 6,500+ sites deleted after Dark Web hosting provider Daniel’s Hosting hack
    by Pierluigi Paganini on November 18, 2018 at 1:20 pm

    On Thursday, November 15, hackers compromised Daniel’s Hosting, one of the largest Dark Web hosting provider, and deleted 6,500+ sites. On Thursday, November 15, hackers compromised Daniel’s Hosting, one of the largest Dark Web hosting provider. The news was confirmed by Daniel Winzen, the software developer behind the hosting service. Daniel’s Hosting became the largest Dark Web hosting provider earlier […] The post 6,500+ sites deleted after Dark Web hosting provider Daniel’s Hosting hack appeared first on Security Affairs. […]

  • Suspected APT29 hackers behind attacks on US gov agencies, think tanks, and businesses
    by Pierluigi Paganini on November 18, 2018 at 9:35 am

    Last week, security experts reported alleged APT29 hackers impersonating a State Department official in attacks aimed at U.S. government agencies, businesses and think tanks. Cyber security experts are warning of new attacks against U.S. government agencies, think tanks, and businesses. Threat actors carried out spear phishing attacks impersonating a State Department official to attempt compromising targets, […] The post Suspected APT29 hackers behind attacks on US gov agencies, think tanks, and businesses appeared first on Security Affairs. […]