Mon.Jun 24, 2019

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.

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

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Alleged AlphaBay Moderator Faces Racketeering Charges

Data Breach Today

Investigation Into Shuttered Darknet Site Continues An alleged moderator of the AlphaBay underground marketplace has been indicted for facilitating sales on the darknet site before law enforcement shut it down

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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 ).

The Best Sales Forecasting Models for Weathering Your Goals

Every sales forecasting model has a different strength and predictability method. It’s recommended to test out which one is best for your team. This way, you’ll be able to further enhance – and optimize – your newly-developed pipeline. Your future sales forecast? Sunny skies (and success) are just ahead!

Medical Device Cybersecurity: The Top Challenges

Data Breach Today

Access and identity management continues to be a top medical device cybersecurity challenge, says security expert Mark Sexton of the consultancy Clearwater, who offers a variety a risk mitigation tips

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Developing a Robust Third-Party Risk Management Program

Data Breach Today

Too many organizations around the world take a "bare minimum" approach to third-party risk management, says Jonathan Ehret, founder of the Third Party Risk Association, who offers risk mitigation insights

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US DHS CISA warns of Iran-linked hackers using data wipers in cyberattacks

Security Affairs

The U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) is warning of a significant increase in cyberattacks from Iranian hackers spreading data wipers.

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

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.

Future-Proofing Your Information Governance Strategy

Speaker: Crystal Cao, Lindsey Simon & Lisa Ripley

Join Onna and experts from Quip, Airbnb, and Oracle for this live webinar as they dive into proactive data deletion policies, retention strategies, and legal hold practices that are essential to a modern enterprise information governance strategy.

SocialEngineered forum hacked and data leaked online

Security Affairs is a forum dedicated to social engineering discussions, it has been compromised data of its users was leaked on a hacker forum., the forum dedicated to social engineering topics, announced it has suffered a data breach two weeks ago.

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

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?

OpenSSH introduces a security feature to prevent Side-Channel Attacks

Security Affairs

OpenSSH introduces a new feature to prevent Side-Channel attacks, latest release encrypts secret keys in memory as temporary solution.

The North Star Playbook

Every product needs a North Star. In this guide, we will show you the metrics product managers need to tie product improvements to revenue impact. If you are looking for a more-focused, less-reactive way to work, this guide is for you.

He Cyberstalked Teen Girls for Years—Then They Fought Back

WIRED Threat Level

How a hacker shamed and humiliated high school girls in a small New Hampshire town, and how they helped take him down. Security Security / Privacy Backchannel

WeTransfer incident: file transfer emails were sent to unintended email addresses

Security Affairs

Problems for the popular file transfer service WeTransfer, its staff discovered that some file transfer emails were sent to the wrong people.

Never Trust, Always Verify: Demystifying Zero Trust to Secure Your Networks

Dark Reading

The point of Zero Trust is not to make networks, clouds, or endpoints more trusted; it's to eliminate the concept of trust from digital systems altogether

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Free proxy service runs on top of Linux Ngioweb Botnet

Security Affairs

Researchers from Netlab, discovered a website offering free and commercial proxy servers leveraging a huge botnet (Ngioweb) of hacked WordPress sites. Researchers from Netlab, discovered that proxy service is leveraging a huge botnet of hacked WordPress sites.

B2B Pocket Playbook: End-to-End Guide to Sales Enablement

Sales enablement is the strategic process of providing sales teams with the content, guidance, and mentorship needed to engage targeted buyers. It’s all about equipping sales professionals with the tools they need to put their best-selling foot forward. And if sales teams want to continuously sell better -- and faster -- their sales enablement process must have a game-winning strategy. It's time for you to start selling smarter - and hitting your sales number - with the best B2B database in the market. Get started today.

Health Insurer Reports Data Breach That Began 9 Years Ago

Dark Reading

Dominion National first spotted something awry in April of 2019

The Internet Has Made Dupes—and Cynics—of Us All

WIRED Threat Level

The typical response to the onslaught of falsehood is to say, lol, nothing matters. But when so many of us are reaching this point, it really does matter. Security Security / Privacy

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Raspberry Pi Used in JPL Breach

Dark Reading

NASA report shows exfiltration totaling more than 100 GB of information since 2009


Tools TSLAC Uses To Access and Make Available Older Formats

The Texas Record

If you’ve ever taken our Managing Electronic Records class or perused our electronic records webinars, you’re aware that a major responsibility for storing records electronically is providing continuous access to those records throughout their life cycle.

Pressure Points: How to Ensure Your B2B Pipeline Passes Inspection

This eBook highlights best practices for developing a pipeline management process that helps sales leaders and their team C.L.O.S.E (you’ll see what we mean in this eBook) more revenue through data-driven prospecting, stage analysis, and subsequent sales enablement.

DDoS-for-Hire Services Doubled in Q1

Dark Reading

Impact of FBI's takedown of 15 'booter' domains last December appears to have been temporary


Iran Targeting U.S. With Destructive Wipers, Warns DHS


The Department of Homeland Security is warning that U.S. agencies are being targeted by Iranian-backed cyberattacks with destructive wiper malware. Government Hacks APT33 cyber espionage Irán Iranian hacker malware phishing email shamoon US us cyberattack Wiper

A Socio-Technical Approach to Cybersecurity's Problems

Dark Reading

Researchers explore how modern security problems can be solved with an examination of society, technology, and security

How automating AI empowers humans to master business innovation

IBM Big Data Hub

With the automated AI and ML advancements, you may find yourself wondering--what are the overall impacts to business? How will all of this technological progress impact the ways we run our business and perform our jobs


Marketing-Led Post-COVID-19 Growth Strategies

Businesses are laying off workers, shutting their doors (some permanently), and struggling to react to the radical destruction that coronavirus (COVID-19) is doing to our society and communities. Most have already sustained massive damage, and we still have yet to see the scope of impact of the global pandemic that has upended the globe. Any return to normalcy may seem far-off, but sales and marketing are on the front lines of restarting the economy. When the dust settles, we have a responsibility to turn our shock and grief into fierce determination, and lead the charge of responsible, strategic, sustainable future growth. However, there’s no team better suited to lead that charge than the marketing department. Marketers are uniquely positioned to provide creative solutions to aid their organization in times of change and chart a course for navigating success.

Facebook Faces Lawsuit Over Massive 2018 Data Breach


An attempt by Facebook to block a lawsuit, regarding a massive 2018 data breach, has been shot down. Breach Facebook data breach Data Privacy Data security facebook lawsuit facebook view as

5 things your enterprise must do to prepare for AI

DXC Technology

Integrating artificial intelligence (AI) into your enterprise takes a lot more than registering a bunch of shared devices with Alexa for Business. AI initiatives require a purpose and strategy if they’re going to succeed in the long run. Here are five steps that are essential when preparing an organization to implement and leverage smart machines […]. Digital Transformation Workplace AI artificial intelligence digital transformation

The Modern-Day Heist: IP Theft Techniques That Enable Attackers


There's more than one way to get inside a company. Cloud Security Featured Hacks InfoSec Insider data center exfiltration insider intellectual property IP theft supply chain attack WinRAR

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