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What’s in a Botnet? Researchers Spy on Geost Operators
by Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading on December 4, 2019 at 9:05 pm
The investigation of a major Android banking botnet yields insights about how cybercriminals structure and run an illicit business.
Shades of Shamoon: New Disk-Wiping Malware Targets Middle East Orgs
by Jai Vijayan Contributing Writer on December 4, 2019 at 8:00 pm
‘ZeroCleare’ shares some of the same features as its more notorious predecessor, IBM Security says.
Navigating Security in the Cloud
by Diya Jolly Chief Product Officer, Okta on December 4, 2019 at 7:00 pm
Underestimating the security changes that need to accompany a shift to the cloud could be fatal to a business. Here’s why.
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‘Ultimate’ MiTM Attack Steals $1M from Israeli Startup
by Elizabeth Montalbano on December 5, 2019 at 11:44 am
Researchers uncovers “ultimate man-in-the-middle attack” that used an elaborate spoofing campaign to fool a Chinese VC firm and rip off an emerging business.
ThreatList: 1 in 9 SMBs Believe Nation-State Actors Are Targeting Them
by Tara Seals on December 4, 2019 at 10:11 pm
Larger SMBs are more likely to feel targeted by APTs.
Dutch Politician Could Get Three Years in Prison for Hacking iCloud Accounts
by Elizabeth Montalbano on December 4, 2019 at 1:52 pm
Prosecution asks for imprisonment of the hacker who stole nude photos and other personal data from women’s iCloud accounts and then distributed some of the material online.
Incident Of The Week: Australian Government Directory Breached In First Cyberatt…
by Esther Shein on January 4, 2019 at 8:54 pm
The first data breach of 2019 came less than 24 hours into the new year when the private data of 30,000 Australian civil servants was stolen in a phishing attack. The breach occurred when a directory…
Incident Of The Week: NASA Reveals Employee Data Breach In Memo
by Esther Shein on December 28, 2018 at 3:29 am
The U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) said that one of its servers was hacked earlier this year, exposing personal data of current and former employees including social securit…
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China used the Great Cannon DDoS Tool against forum used by Hong Kong protestors
by Pierluigi Paganini on December 5, 2019 at 12:34 pm
China is accused to have used the “Great Cannon” DDoS tool to launch attacks against LIHKG, a forum used by Hong Kong residents to […]
CyrusOne, one of the major US data center provider, hit by ransomware attack
by Pierluigi Paganini on December 5, 2019 at 7:34 am
Ransomware attacks continue to threaten organizations worldwide, CyrusOne, one of the biggest data center providers in the US, is facing with an […]