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Security Affairs newsletter Round 343

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Q&A: The drivers behind the stark rise — and security implications — of ‘memory attacks’

The Last Watchdog

Related: Memory hacking becomes a go-to tactic These attacks are referred to in the security community as “fileless attacks” or “memory attacks.” I had the chance at RSA 2019 to discuss memory hacking with Willy Leichter, vice president of marketing, and Shauntinez Jakab, director of product marketing, at Virsec , a San Jose-based supplier of advanced application security and memory protection technologies. Jakab: It’s multifaceted. Election tampering is part of it.


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List of data breaches and cyber attacks in November 2021 – 223.6 million records breached

IT Governance

In November, we discovered 81 publicly disclosed cyber security incidents, accounting for 223,615,390 breached records. In the meantime, you can find the full list of security incidents below, with those affecting UK organisations listed in bold.

Chronicle experts spotted a Linux variant of the Winnti backdoor

Security Affairs

Security researchers from Chronicle, Alphabet’s cyber-security division, have spotted a Linux variant of the Winnti backdoor. Security experts from Chronicle, the Alphabet’s cyber-security division, have discovered a Linux variant of the Winnti backdoor. It is the first time that researchers found a Linux version of the backdoor user by China-linked APT groups tacked as Winnti.

IG: The Whole Is More Than the Sum of Its Parts

Positively RIM

Find it at [link] Written with assistance from Ronke' Ekwensi The whole is more than the sum of its parts: That’s Information Governance. In its most useful form, however, IG is not a thing. It is not a technology, a policy, a process, or a tactic. In its essence, Information Governance is the integrative effectiveness varied stakeholders create when they cooperatively process information and share resources for the good of their organization.

List of data breaches and cyber attacks in April 2021 – 1 billion records breached

IT Governance

It was another busy month in the cyber security sector, as we discovered 143 incidents that resulted in 1,098,897,134 breached records. In case you missed it, you may also be interested in our first quarterly review of data breaches and cyber attacks.

List of data breaches and cyber attacks in May 2021 – 116 million records breached

IT Governance

But, of course, the nature of ransomware attacks makes it hard for organisations to determine how many records were affected. If you find yourself facing a cyber security disaster, IT Governance is here to help.

How does GDPR impact digital preservation solutions in the Cloud?


Inside and outside of Europe, everyone is talking about the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and what it means to their organization. Like most conferences we have recently attended, it was high on the agenda at 'ARMA Live!' If approached positively it provides an opportunity for long-term improvements in your records management, digital preservation and operations in the cloud. This question is very important to us, as it is how we offer Preservica Cloud Edition.

The Hacker Mind Podcast: Hacking Behavioral Biometrics


Vamosi: How do we know who’s on the other end of a connection, who it is that is logging into a computer or an account online? I’m just not convinced that a fingerprint or an image of my face is secure enough. Think about it. It wouldn't shock me.

List of data breaches and cyber attacks in January 2020 – 1.5 billion records breached

IT Governance

The new decade has begun relatively well, with a six-month low of only 61 disclosed cyber security incidents. It’s not all good news, though. Oregon’s Klamath County Veterans Service Office says it’s been breached (unknown). IT provider for Fayette Co.,