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Chinese Hackers Play Operator With Global Telcos

Data Breach Today

Tracing the Supply Chain Attack on Android

Krebs on Security

Earlier this month, Google disclosed that a supply chain attack by one of its vendors resulted in malicious software being pre-installed on millions of new budget Android devices. Google didn’t exactly name those responsible, but said it believes the offending vendor uses the nicknames “ Yehuo ” or “ Blazefire.”

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BEST PRACTICES: Do you know the last time you were socially engineered?

The Last Watchdog

This spring marked the 20th anniversary of the Melissa email virus , which spread around the globe, setting the stage for social engineering to become what it is today.

NASA hacked! An unauthorized Raspberry Pi connected to its network was the entry point

Security Affairs

NASA Office of Inspector General revealed that the Agency’s network was hacked in April 2018, intruders exfiltrated roughly 500 MB of data related to Mars missions.

Embedded BI and Analytics: Best Practices to Monetize Your Data

Speaker: Azmat Tanauli, Senior Director of Product Strategy at Birst

By creating innovative analytics products and expanding into new markets, more and more companies are discovering new potential revenue streams. Join Azmat Tanauli, Senior Director of Product Strategy at Birst, as he walks you through how data that you're likely already collecting can be transformed into revenue!

iPhone Apps Surreptitiously Communicated with Unknown Servers

Schneier on Security

Long news article ( alternate source ) on iPhone privacy, specifically the enormous amount of data your apps are collecting without your knowledge.

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Tracing the Supply Chain Attack on Android

Krebs on Security

Earlier this month, Google disclosed that a supply chain attack by one of its vendors resulted in malicious software being pre-installed on millions of new budget Android devices.

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MY TAKE: Let’s not lose sight of why Iran is pushing back with military, cyber strikes

The Last Watchdog

It is not often that I hear details about the cyber ops capabilities of the USA or UK discussed at the cybersecurity conferences I attend. Related: We’re in the golden age of cyber spying Despite the hush-hush nature of Western cyber ops, it is axiomatic in technology and intelligence circles that the USA and UK possess deep hacking and digital spying expertise – capabilities which we regularly deploy to optimize our respective positions in global affairs.

Anonymous Belgium hacker identified after dropping USB drive while throwing Molotov cocktail

Security Affairs

Belgium police have identified a member of the Anonymous Belgium collective while investigating an arson case at a local bank. The Anonymous member is a 35-year-old man from Roeselare, Belgium, was arrested after throwing a Molotov cocktail at the Crelan Bank office in Rumbeke, back in 2014.

Backdoor Built into Android Firmware

Schneier on Security

In 2017, some Android phones came with a backdoor pre-installed : Criminals in 2017 managed to get an advanced backdoor preinstalled on Android devices before they left the factories of manufacturers, Google researchers confirmed on Thursday.

Top 10 industries for monetizing data: Is yours one of them?

Find out which industries, use cases, and business applications are the best opportunities for data monetization. Understand what data is being monetized, who wants it, and why. Use data you already own to create new revenue sources. Download the eBook today!

DHS: Conflict With Iran Could Spur 'Wiper' Attacks

Data Breach Today

US Reportedly Responded to Drone Downing With Cyber Strike Iran is increasing its malicious cyber activity against the U.S, which could manifest in attacks that render computers unusable, a top U.S. cybersecurity official says. The warning comes after the U.S.

Iranian Hackers Launch a New US-Targeted Campaign as Tensions Mount

WIRED Threat Level

Three cybersecurity firms have identified phishing attacks stemming from Iran—that may lay the groundwork for something more destructive. Security Security / Cyberattacks and Hacks

What is angler phishing?

IT Governance

A version of this blog was originally published on 19 June 2017. Many of us live out whole lives on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn, publicising our thoughts, interacting with friends, strangers and businesses, and keeping abreast of current affairs.

Silex malware bricks thousands of IoT devices in a few hours

Security Affairs

Security experts warn of a new piece of the Silex malware that is bricking thousands of IoT devices, and the situation could rapidly go worse.

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The Key to Strategic HR: Process Automation

Do you want to automate your HR processes, but don’t know where to start? In this eBook, PeopleDoc explores which processes benefit the most from automation, and how an HR Service Delivery platform can help get things off the ground.

Election Security

Schneier on Security

Stanford University's Cyber Policy Center has published a long report on the security of US elections. Summary: it's not good. nationalsecuritypolicy reports securityengineering threatmodels voting

Privileged Attack Vectors: Key Defenses

Data Breach Today

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Quantum-Resistant TLS in Go

Thales eSecurity

Quantum computing attacks may have already begun. Confidential data is being exchanged using algorithms that will eventually be broken by quantum computers.

4 eye-opening facts about phishing

IT Governance

You probably know what phishing is. It’s been around almost as long as the Internet, and everyone from your employer to Facebook provides warnings about how to identify and report such scams. But are you aware of how extensive phishing is?

Hundreds of million computers potentially exposed to hack due to a flaw in PC-Doctor component

Security Affairs

Hundreds of million computers from many vendors may have been exposed to hack due to a serious flaw in PC-Doctor software.

Person in Latex Mask Impersonated French Minister

Schneier on Security

Forget deep fakes. Someone wearing a latex mask fooled people on video calls for a period of two years, successfully scamming 80 million euros from rich French citizens. france fraud impersonation scams

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Hacked With Words: Email Attack Sophistication Surges

Data Breach Today


What to do in Toronto outside of Enterprise World

OpenText Information Management

Are you heading to Enterprise World 2019 in Toronto on July 9-11? While the event will keep you busy with keynotes, learn paths, breakouts and certification, you might just have time to enjoy the beautiful city of Toronto during your trip!

Announcing Enterprise Suite 5.0

Micro Focus

Rapid mainframe app delivery, with even greater scale and skill Digital means change and change, without care, means risk.

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Trump secretly ordered cyber attacks against Iran missile systems

Security Affairs

The United States launched a series of cyber attacks on Iran after the Iranian military has downed an American surveillance drone. The military response to Iran, after the Iranian army has downed an American surveillance drone, started from the cyberspace.

Fake News and Pandemics

Schneier on Security

When the next pandemic strikes, we'll be fighting it on two fronts. The first is the one you immediately think about: understanding the disease, researching a cure and inoculating the population.

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Oregon Agency's Breach Tally Nearly Doubles

Data Breach Today

State's Department of Human Services Now Says 645,000 Affected The number of individuals affected by a phishing-related breach disclosed in March by the Oregon Department of Human Services has nearly doubled, according to a new notification statement, which offers more details

A Likely Chinese Hacker Crew Targeted 10 Phone Carriers to Steal Metadata

WIRED Threat Level

In one case, they stole the location and call record data of 20 specific individuals. Security Security / Cyberattacks and Hacks

10 top emerging technologies

Information Management Resources

The IoT, artificial intelligence, 5G technology and server-less computing are among the technologies that will most impact businesses and the bottom line, says a new CompTIA report. Artificial intelligence Internet of things Blockchain Robotics Biometrics Augmented reality Virtual reality Drones

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CVE-2019-10149: “Return of the WiZard” Vulnerability: Crooks Start Hitting

Security Affairs

Malware researchers at Cybaze-Yoroi ZLAB observed many attack attempts trying to spread malware abusing the CVE-2019-10149 issue. Introduction. Figure 1: Exposed EXIM server in Italy (Reference: ZoomEye ).

Hacking Hardware Security Modules

Schneier on Security

Security researchers Gabriel Campana and Jean-Baptiste Bédrune are giving a hardware security module (HSM) talk at BlackHat in August: This highly technical presentation targets an HSM manufactured by a vendor whose solutions are usually found in major banks and large cloud service providers.

Second Florida City Pays Up Following Ransomware Attack

Data Breach Today

After Struggling With Recovery, City Negotiates a Ransom Payment A second small city in Florida is paying off cybercriminals to recover from a ransomware attack that crippled the municipality's local network. How much did Lake City agree to pay, and how much of that was covered by insurance

Why businesses need IAM to push their zero trust frameworks forward

Thales eSecurity

Originally published in HelpNet Security on June 25, 2019. Many organizations are finding themselves between a rock and a hard place when it comes to the security of their digital transformation strategies.