Sat.Jul 27, 2019 - Fri.Aug 02, 2019

The psychology behind phishing attacks

IT Governance

With 3.4 billion malicious emails sent every day , phishing poses a massive risk to organisations of all sizes. However, the threat doesn’t just come from the volume of scams, but their idiosyncrasy.

Why Every Organization Needs an Incident Response Plan

Dark Reading

OK, perhaps that's self-evident, so how come it far too often still takes an incident to trigger planning

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How Brexit Impacts the Future of Europe’s Cybersecurity Posture

Thales eSecurity

The British parliament has been unable to agree the exit package from the European Union. With the possibility of a “no deal” departure looming, EU leaders have granted a six-month extension to Brexit day.

JPMorgan Chase Develops 'Early Warning System'

Data Breach Today

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!

Capital One Data Theft Impacts 106M People

Krebs on Security

Federal prosecutors this week charged a Seattle woman with stealing data from more than 100 million credit applications made with Capital One Financial Corp. Incredibly, much of this breach played out publicly over several months on social media and other open online platforms.

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Cops Are Offering Ring Doorbell Cameras in Exchange for Info

WIRED Threat Level

Amazon-owned Ring has cozied up to law enforcement, and critics say it's using police departments to help market its surveillance cameras. Security Security / Privacy

Woman Arrested in Massive Capital One Data Breach

Data Breach Today

Authorities Allege Paige A. Thompson Referenced Stolen Files on GitHub A Seattle-area woman has been charged with accessing tens of millions of Capital One credit card applications after allegedly taking advantage of a misconfigured firewall.

What We Can Learn from the Capital One Hack

Krebs on Security

On Monday, a former Amazon employee was arrested and charged with stealing more than 100 million consumer applications for credit from Capital One.

How to Reverse Engineer, Sniff & Bruteforce Vulnerable RF Adult Toys with WHID Elite

Security Affairs

Expert Luca Bongiorni was looking for new targets to test WHID Elite’s Radio Hacking capabilities and found an interesting one: Electrocuting C**k Ring.

Privacy without borders: Reality or Fantasy?

Imagine a world in which every country shared a vision and a common set of principles to protect and regulate the use of personal data. It would make international business far simpler, provide citizens in every country with the same privacy rights.

List of data breaches and cyber attacks in July 2019 – 2.2 billion records leaked

IT Governance

Remember after last month’s relatively serene cyber security scene we said this wasn’t the beginning of the GDPRevolution ? July was bound to be a bounce-back month, but we couldn’t have expected the frighteningly high total of 2,266,042,039 breached records.

Capital One: Where Did the Bank Fail on Defense?

Data Breach Today

Experts Say Bank May Have Made Several Errors The cause of Capital One's breach is known. But experts say the incident still raises questions over why Capital One held onto personal data so long and if the bank was adequately monitoring administrator accounts

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No Jail Time for “WannaCry Hero”

Krebs on Security

Cisco to pay $8.6 million fine for selling flawed surveillance technology to the US Gov

Security Affairs

Cisco is going to pay $8.6 million to settle a legal dispute for selling vulnerable software to the US government. Back in 2008, a whistle-blower identifies a vulnerability in Cisco video surveillance software, but the tech giant continued to sell the software to US agencies until July 2013.

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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.

Russia Is Going to Up Its Game for the 2020 Elections

WIRED Threat Level

"You don't need to change votes to cause chaos," Senator Mark Warner tells WIRED in an exclusive interview. Security Security / National Security

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Visa Contactless Cards Vulnerable to Fraudsters: Report

Data Breach Today

Researchers Say Proxy Machine Can Bypass Transaction Limits Via Man-in-the-Middle Attack A newly discovered vulnerability in Visa's contactless payment cards could allow fraudsters to bypass payment limits of 30 British pounds ($37) at U.K.

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Welcoming the Irish Government to Have I Been Pwned

Troy Hunt

Over the last year and a bit I've been working to make more data in HIBP freely available to governments around the world that want to monitor their own exposure in data breaches.

Over 1 Million payment cards from South Korea sold on the Dark Web

Security Affairs

Data belonging to more than one million payment cards from South Korea surfaced in the dark web over the past two months. Experts noticed a spike in the number of stolen payment card details belonging to users from South Korea over the past two months.

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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!

More on Backdooring (or Not) WhatsApp

Schneier on Security

Yesterday, I blogged about a Facebook plan to backdoor WhatsApp by adding client-side scanning and filtering. It seems that I was wrong, and there are no such plans.

NY Attorney General Investigates Capital One; Lawsuits Loom

Data Breach Today

Questions Remain Over How Hacker Breached Bank Files In what's likely the first of many investigations, the New York attorney general's office announced late Tuesday that it's launching a Capital One probe following the disclosure that over 100 million U.S.

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Revving up the AMC Technical Blogs

Micro Focus

With so much valuable technology available from our modernization solution, we’re often asked to provide greater insights. Now, as Derek Britton reveals, we’ve put all the latest AMC practitioner blogs in a single location.

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Malware researchers analyzed an intriguing Java ATM Malware

Security Affairs

Experts spotted a Java ATM malware that was relying on the XFS (EXtension for Financial Service) API to “ jackpot ” the infected machine. Introduction.

The Top 8 Benefits of Data Lineage

erwin

It’s important we recognize the benefits of data lineage. As corporate data governance programs have matured, the inventory of agreed-to data policies has grown rapidly.

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GAO Blasts Cybersecurity Efforts of Federal Agencies

Data Breach Today

Another Attack Against Driverless Cars

Schneier on Security

In this piece of research, attackers successfully attack a driverless car system -- Renault Captur's "Level 0" autopilot (Level 0 systems advise human drivers but do not directly operate cars) -- by following them with drones that project images of fake road signs in 100ms bursts.

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Android devices could be hacked by playing a video due to CVE-2019-2107 flaw

Security Affairs

Watch out! Playing a video on Android devices could be a dangerous operation due to a critical CVE-2019-2107 RCE flaw in Android OS between version 7.0 and 9.0.

Four emerging digital payments standards you don’t want to catch you by surprise

Thales eSecurity

Digital payments growth. According to 451 Research, digital payment channels are expected to grow from $2.8 trillion in 2018 to $5.8 trillion in 2022. That’s seven times the rate of in-store growth.

No More Ransom Thwarts $108 Million in Ill-Gotten Profits

Data Breach Today

Europol Marks Three-Year Anniversary of Non-Profit Security Initiative Three years since its launch, the No More Ransom portal has assisted 200,000 ransomware victims and stopped $108 million from being paid in ransom, according to Europol - one of its founding partners