Articles : 17 | Last update : Jan 19, 2018 12:22:00 PM | Start : Jan 18, 2018 5:37:00 PM | Sources : 15
A new and massive cyberespionage campaign, believed to be the work of Lebanese hackers linked to Lebanese General Security Directorate (GDGS) in Beirut, has been uncovered. A new report by the Electronic Frontier Foundation and Lookout Security revealed that the cyberespionage group, dubbed Dark.......
Articles : 25 | Last update : Jan 19, 2018 7:53:00 AM | Start : Jan 16, 2018 7:28:00 PM | Sources : 10
The U.S. Senate today passed a bill that will renew the National Security Agency’s warrantless internet surveillance program for six years with no substantive changes. It's bad news, say privacy and security advocates, but not a surprise. (more) Comment Policy: We pre-moderate any comments and.......
Articles : 12 | Last update : Jan 19, 2018 11:47:00 AM | Start : Jan 18, 2018 5:56:00 PM | Sources : 10
As the cyber landscape evolves and the barriers to entry come down, new actors have entered the scene - including, allegedly, Lebanon, which has apparently been able to turn thousands of Android phones into spying machines. Researchers at mobile security firm Lookout worked with digital rights group.......
Articles : 10 | Last update : Jan 19, 2018 10:29:00 AM | Start : Jan 16, 2018 4:05:00 PM | Sources : 10
Mozilla has decreed that future web-facing features of Firefox must meet an under-development standard that requires all browser-to-server-and-back traffic be encrypted. “Effective immediately, all new features that are web-exposed are to be restricted to secure contexts,” wrote Mozilla engineer Anne van Kesteren in a post to a company blog....
Articles : 10 | Last update : Jan 19, 2018 2:22:00 AM | Start : Jan 17, 2018 9:50:00 PM | Sources : 8
Instead, many in the crowded market are struggling to live up to their early promise. In some cases, the security products they developed have been overtaken by advances in hacking, according to industry executives and venture capitalists. In others, larger competitors have come out with similar technology and locked down customers....
Articles : 12 | Last update : Jan 19, 2018 1:41:00 PM | Start : Jan 17, 2018 10:45:00 AM | Sources : 10
Pentagon considers nuclear response to retaliate for large cyber attacks A draft for the Pentagon’s 2018 Nuclear Posture Review says the U.S. would consider using nuclear weapons to respond to non-nuclear attacks. Why use hack-back tactics when you can drop a nuke on your cyber attackers? According.......
Articles : 9 | Last update : Jan 18, 2018 4:33:00 PM | Start : Jan 17, 2018 2:56:00 PM | Sources : 9
The infamous Satori botnet has once again been caught in the wild, this time targeting rigs mining for the Ethereum cryptocurrency. Researchers dubbed this latest iteration Satori.Coin.Robber. Satori is a botnet that exploits a flaw in Huawei and a bug in Realtek SDK-based devices....
Articles : 15 | Last update : Jan 18, 2018 2:16:00 PM | Start : Jan 16, 2018 8:09:00 AM | Sources : 15
"Although likely used to conduct click fraud and/or search engine optimization (SEO) manipulation, these extensions provided a foothold that the threat actors could leverage to gain access to corporate networks and user information," they added. Click fraud campaigns "enable a malicious party to.......
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