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Fancy Bear Invites DC Conference-Goers to Install Malware

Articles : 10 | Last update : Oct 23, 2017 3:20:00 PM | Start : Oct 23, 2017 1:51:00 PM | Sources : 10

Fancy Bear Invites DC Conference-Goers to Install Malware External link

Source country blog_DataBreachTodaycoukRSSSyndication-co-uk Monday, October 23, 2017 1:51:00 PM CEST | info [other]

Excerpt of a decoy document, tied to Fancy Bear hackers, that includes a malicious macro written in Visual Basic. (Source: Cisco Talos) Want to target a large swath of cybersecurity professionals in one go? Just crash their "cyber" party with a decoy document....

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FBI couldn't access nearly 7K devices because of encryption

Articles : 12 | Last update : Oct 23, 2017 7:55:00 PM | Start : Oct 22, 2017 10:16:00 PM | Sources : 12

FBI Couldn’t Access Nearly 7K Devices Because of Encryption External link

Source country DFINewsAll Monday, October 23, 2017 5:17:00 PM CEST | info [other]

FBI Director Christopher Wray speaks at the International Association of Chiefs of Police annual conference Sunday, Oct. 22, 2017, in Philadelphia. Wray said federal agents haven't been able to retrieve data from more than half of the mobile devices they've tried to access in a year....

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Researchers warn of new botnet that could take down the internet

Articles : 32 | Last update : Oct 23, 2017 4:30:00 PM | Start : Oct 20, 2017 3:50:00 AM | Sources : 24

Mirai-Like IoT Botnet ‘Has Already Hacked Millions Of Devices’ External link

Source country TechWeekEuropeUK Monday, October 23, 2017 4:30:00 PM CEST | info [other]

One year on from a botnet attack that disrupted a number of high-profile websites in October 2016, security researchers have uncovered another botnet that’s similar to the earlier Mirai in some ways, but is growing much more quickly. The new network, called IOTroop or Reaper, has already infected.......

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Kaspersky Tries To Win Back Trust After Russian Spying Scandal

Articles : 6 | Last update : Oct 23, 2017 8:42:00 PM | Start : Oct 23, 2017 1:37:00 PM | Sources : 6

Kaspersky Tries To Win Back Trust After Russian Spying Scandal External link

Source country newsfactor Monday, October 23, 2017 7:55:00 PM CEST | info [other]

Cybersecurity firm Kaspersky Lab has launched a "global transparency initiative" in an attempt to win back trust and prove it is safe to use after allegations of Russian spying. The initiative will begin with an independent review of Kaspersky's source code, an independent assessment of its own.......

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US warns public about attacks on energy, industrial firms

Articles : 11 | Last update : Oct 23, 2017 7:57:00 PM | Start : Oct 21, 2017 4:13:00 PM | Sources : 11

US warns public about attacks on energy, industrial firms External link

Source country BusinessInsuranceWebNews Monday, October 23, 2017 7:57:00 PM CEST | info [other]

(Reuters) — The U.S government issued a rare public warning that sophisticated hackers are targeting energy and industrial firms, the latest sign that cyber attacks present an increasing threat to the power industry and other public infrastructure. The Department of Homeland Security and Federal.......

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DHS, FBI Warn of Ongoing APT Attack Against Critical Infrastructure

Articles : 5 | Last update : Oct 23, 2017 7:29:00 PM | Start : Oct 23, 2017 1:10:00 AM | Sources : 3

US energy, nuke and aviation sectors under sustained attack External link

Source country ITSecurityNews2 Monday, October 23, 2017 1:10:00 AM CEST | info [other]

Homeland Security says ‘Dragonfly’ campaign has cracked networks. The United States’ Department of Homeland Security has issued an alert that warns of “advanced persistent threat (APT) actions targeting government entities and organizations in the energy, nuclear, water, aviation, and critical manufacturing sectors....

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U.S. warns public about attacks on energy, industrial firms

Articles : 4 | Last update : Oct 23, 2017 1:04:00 PM | Start : Oct 22, 2017 5:26:00 PM | Sources : 4

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Senators want to know if Apple fought back on Chinas VPN ban (Engadget)

Articles : 13 | Last update : Oct 23, 2017 10:05:00 PM | Start : Oct 20, 2017 2:11:00 AM | Sources : 11

US Senators Demand Answers on Apple Censorship in China External link

Source country blog_GoldenFrogBlog Monday, October 23, 2017 10:05:00 PM CEST | info [other]

Other categories: Ongoing threats; Strategic;

Last week, news broke that two United States senators wrote a letter to Apple CEO Tim Cook demanding answers regarding Apple’s recent removal of VPN apps from the app store in China . Senators Ted Cruz and Patrick Leahy pose several questions to Cook and Apple about their actions in China which – as.......

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Hacking victims to receive up to £6,000 compensation for 'distress'

Articles : 3 | Last update : Oct 23, 2017 10:38:00 AM | Start : Oct 22, 2017 2:26:00 AM | Sources : 3

Computer #hacking victims to receive up to £6,000 #compensation for ‘distress’ caused by #cyber crime, under #new plans External link

Source country nationalcybersecurity Monday, October 23, 2017 10:38:00 AM CEST | info [other]

Other categories: Ongoing threats; Strategic;

The ‘distress’ they suffer will be enough to qualify for a payout regardless of whether their accounts have actually been raided. And with the potential damages as high as £6,000 per person, companies with millions of customers could be left crippled by a cyber-attack....

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Surveying 17 Anti-Virus Firms on Their Security Practices

Articles : 20 | Last update : Oct 21, 2017 3:52:00 PM | Start : Oct 21, 2017 2:15:00 PM | Sources : 10

Anti-Virus: Don't Stop Believing External link

Source country govinfosecurity Saturday, October 21, 2017 2:15:00 PM CEST | info [other]

users running for the hills? See Also: IoT is Happening Now: Are You Prepared? To recap the Kaspersky Lab saga, the White House has accused the security firm's anti-virus software of functioning as the equivalent of a search engine for Russian intelligence, scouring PCs worldwide for useful intelligence on the United States....

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