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Mr. Robot-Inspired FSociety Ransomware Emerges

August 24, 2016 Added by:Ionut Arghire

A new ransowmare family was named FSociety because it uses an image that appeared in the Mr. Robot show as the logo of an infamous hacking group called FSociety.

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What Elements Are Needed for Security Analytics Success?

August 23, 2016 Added by:Mike Paquette

Not all security analytics solutions are created equal. There are five key characteristics critically important to ensuring that your security analytics are effective and capable of stopping today’s advanced threats.

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Hackers Ghosting the Trail

August 18, 2016 Added by:Michael Patterson

Attackers are going to get in and you will be required to perform incident response. The first thing the security team will ask for is the logs. Make sure logs are backed up to a 2nd system or 3rd system and make sure a UDP forwarder is relaying the messages.

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Paving the Road to Digital Transformation

August 18, 2016 Added by:Jackson Shaw

Digital transformation has arrived and organizations are embracing the latest innovations to provide customers with anytime, anywhere, any way access.

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Pragmatic Steps to Manage File Data Leakage Risks

August 18, 2016 Added by:Scott Gordon

Next generation F-DRM solutions offer an effective and flexible technical control that can be applied today to reduce file data leakage risks across different infrastructure, collaboration methods, user types and business requirements.

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What the Auto Industry Can Learn from Payments Sector about Cybersecurity

August 17, 2016 Added by:Johannes Lintzen

An established Root of Trust, combined with industry standards like those adopted by the payments industry and ongoing dialogues among leaders in the field, will ensure the automotive industry stays ahead of security risks associated with connected vehicles.

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Compliance Capabilities: Audit Achievement through Access Management

August 17, 2016 Added by:Dean Wiech

Overall, audits can be a huge headache for organizations and their leaders, but identity and access governance technology can reduce the audit scramble while also providing many additional benefits.

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Keep IT Safe: 5 Ways to Guard Against Olympic-Sized Streaming Threats

August 12, 2016 Added by:Peter Tsai

Big sporting events like the Olympic Games capture the hearts and attention of billions around the world. But how can companies avoid streaming agony and get high marks for network performance during live events? Here are tips straight from IT professionals.

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Back to Basics: How Simple Techniques Can Thwart Complex APT Attacks

August 11, 2016 Added by:Avishai Wool

Professor Avishai Wool, CTO and Co-Founder of AlgoSec, discusses how organizations’ basic network structure can help or hinder APT attacks.

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SAP Cyber Threat Intelligence Report – August 2016

August 11, 2016 Added by:Alexander Polyakov

SAP has released the monthly critical patch update for August 2016. This patch update closes 30 vulnerabilities in SAP products including 26 SAP Security Patch Day Notes and 4 Support Package Notes.

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Getting Your Records GDPR-Ready

August 11, 2016 Added by:Gavin Siggers

The new European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will be enforced in two years, but that is a relatively short period of time for businesses to assess the new requirements, evaluate existing measures and plan a path to full compliance.

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Exploit Kits: Infiltrating the Ad Industry with Traditional Tactics

August 11, 2016 Added by:Karl Sigler

Exploit kits are increasingly using the evil twin of an advertisement, a malvertisement, as a gateway to a web browser.

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One Encryption Backdoor Is One Too Many

August 11, 2016 Added by:Joe Levy

Although the FBI no longer needs to force Apple to unlock an iPhone that belonged to one of the San Bernardino terrorists, the debate must continue. Strong encryption that cannot be exploited by external or internal actors is a must for any organization.

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Vawtrak Banking Trojan Gets Improved Persistence

August 09, 2016 Added by:Ionut Arghire

The operators of Vawtrak, a banking Trojan that has been around for a few years, have recently improved the malware’s persistence mechanism, PhishLabs researchers warn.

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FossHub Hacked, Distributes Malware-Packed Audacity and Classic Shell

August 05, 2016 Added by:Ionut Arghire

Hackers managed to compromise FossHub and replace app installers distributed through it with malware-packed files, but not before hundreds of users downloaded the infected executables.

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Navigating the Complexities of Secure Third-Party Access

August 03, 2016 Added by:Mark Carrizosa

Three industry influencers identify trends and priorities and discuss what they are doing within their own organizations to mitigate third-party risk.

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PayPal Fixes CSRF Bug in PayPal.me Website

August 01, 2016 Added by:Ionut Arghire

PayPal recently resolved a cross-site request forgery (CSRF) vulnerability affecting the PayPal.me website, which could have allowed an attacker to change a user’s PayPal profile picture.

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What Brexit Means for Global Security Professionals

July 27, 2016 Added by:Dan Lohrmann

The bad guys always show up in force with an assortment of phishing schemes in times of confusion like we are seeing today as a result of the Brexit referendum, especially when people break out of normal patterns and click on new content.

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Don’t Be a Victim – Fight Ransomware Attacks with These Proven Steps

July 27, 2016 Added by:Slawek Ligier

There is certainly no shortage of cyber-attacks in the headlines, and none more prevalent than ransomware attacks. These bold attacks encrypt user files, then demand a ransom in exchange for decrypting the files and restoring access to the original owner.

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Palo Alto Networks Webinar: Five Steps to a Secure Hybrid Architecture

July 25, 2016 Added by:InfosecIsland News

SecurityWeek and Palo Alto Networks will host a live network security webinar on Wednesday, July 27th at 1:00PM ET: Five Steps to a Secure Hybrid Architecture.

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