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Ransomware as a Service - Download Free Ransomware From Dark Web

Researchers discovered a new Ransomware as a service threat available in the <b>Dark web</b> with free of cost without any registration.<p>Instead of …

Dark web finds bitcoin increasingly more of a problem than a help, tries other digital currencies

Criminals are dropping bitcoin in favor of other digital currencies that are harder for law enforcement to use in tracking activities in an anonymous …

Cryptocurrency

How Hackers Hide Their Malware: The Basics

Malware depends on these four basic techniques to avoid detection.<p><i>First of a two-part series.</i><p>Antivirus (AV) and anti-malware products are among the …

Cybersecurity

Stuxnet: The smart person's guide

Stuxnet was one of the most advanced malware attacks in history. It might be long over, but there are important things for cybersecurity pros to …

An ex-hacker on how to protect your business from cybercrime

Cal Leeming, cyber security advisor and chief executive of Lyons Leeming, on how to protect IT systems from criminals and why leaders must stop hiring weak links.<p><b>What's your IT security background?</b><p>I started hacking aged 10, partly because I enjoyed learning how systems worked, but also for …

Cybersecurity

Delete yourself from the internet with this website

If endless cyber attack scare stories, viral fake news articles, online abuse and the election of Donald Trump have given yourself the resolve to walk away from the internet, you're in luck.<p>Developers in Sweden have created a website that can help you delete your online presence with just a few …

The hackers behind the devastating WannaCry cyberattack are moving their money

In May, the malware began spreading, causing chaos at hospitals, logistics firms, and businesses in more than 150 countries around the world. It encrypted victims' data and demanded a bounty paid in digital currency Bitcoin to unlock them, and was halted when a British researcher accidentally …

Security | The Next Web

All stories in Security<p>Supreme Court rules cops need a warrant to get phone location data<p>In a colossal victory for privacy advocates, the Supreme Court ruled today in favor of requiring law enforcement to have a warrant before accessing mobile phone location data from telecom providers. The …

Cryptocurrency Exchange

Why HTTPS Won't Keep Your Internet Usage Habits Secret

HTTPS will not protect you from an ISP that wants to sell information about your Internet usage habits.<p>As has been widely reported in the media, the United States has effectively allowed Internet Service Providers to sell information about people's Internet usage habits, something that was …

Privacy

"Unskilled group" is responsible for multiple, crappy ransomware attacks

Software can be thought of as a system for encapsulating the expertise of skilled practitioners; translate the hard-won expertise of a machinist or a …

Cybersecurity

One of the most dangerous forms of ransomware has just evolved to be harder to spot

Malicious loaders delivered by self-extracting Dropbox files enable payloads to bypass detection.<p>One of the most common forms of ransomware is …

Trend Micro

How to Get Area 51-Grade Information Security

Consumers want military-grade protection from hackers and identity thieves, but trade secrets are the real prize.<p>We are some twelve years into what should probably be called the Great Information Security Crisis. It started as a siege, with hackers and other cyber criminals grabbing whatever …

tradesecrets

10 Must-Read Books For Information Security Professionals

10 Books That Information Security Professionals Must Read<p>There are hundreds, if not thousands, of books about security, whether we are talking about …

Information Security

Intro to Cyber Insurance: 7 Questions to Ask

Buying a cyber insurance policy can be complex and difficult. Make sure you're asking these questions as you navigate the process.<p>1 of 8<p>(Image: …

Information Security

South by South Security: Blockchain, IoT, cyber legislation and more

Q1 can be an interesting time for many members of our community. Kicking off a new year typically means starting new budgets, new campaigns for …

Ransomware Decryptor Tools: Updated Removal Tools List May 2018

According to various reports, Ransomware attacks hiked to 167% in 2016 and it’s even expected to increase this year. In the last quarter of 2016, it …

Inside the Hunt for Russia's Most Notorious Hacker | WIRED

Inside the Hunt<p>for Russia’s Most<p>Notorious Hacker<p>Inside the Hunt for Russia’s Most Notorious Hacker<p>by Garrett M. Graff | illustrations by Chad …

Researchers bypass Intel's Software Guard Extensions to access RSA keys

Intended to help users keep their systems safe and secure, Intel Software Guard Extensions is a set of CPU instructions that can make particular …

The internet of botnets and ransomware on your TV: Here come your next big security headaches

National Cyber Security Centre and National Crime Agency warn more must be done to secure critical service from threat of IoT hacks.<p>Cyberattacks …

Cybersecurity

Intel Security releases EFI rootkit checker for MacBooks after CIA hacking leaks

The Vault 7 leaks this week suggest that the CIA has been able to exploit vulnerabilities in a wide range of popular hardware and software, including …

Cybersecurity

Detect, Analyze, Respond: Attend These Key Talks at InfoSec World 2017

InfoSec World is one of the longest-running information security events in the U.S. Entering its 23rd year, security professionals planning …

Today's leading causes of DDoS attacks

Distributed denial of service attacks (DDoS) are growing ever bigger. Here's what's causing them.<p>Last fall, we saw the biggest distributed denial of …

Cybersecurity

Ransomware is rampant because it gets results

In real life, noble intentions give way to business truths<p>Everyone knows the mantra: if you're infected with ransomware, don't pay up as it just …

With A Few Surprises, Cisco Releases 2017 Annual Cybersecurity Report

At the end of January, Cisco Systems released their annual Cybersecurity Report (ACR) to the world. This report has become something of a tradition for Cisco, with this being the 10 th year running, and it’s always a good resource to keep your finger on the pulse of the rapidly changing field of …

Cybersecurity

A look into the Russian-speaking ransomware ecosystem

It is no secret that encryption ransomware is one of the key malware problems today, for both consumers and corporate users. While analyzing the …

This white hat hacking training will turn you into an undisputed IT security pro ($19)

Companies everywhere are now employing hackers to protect their networks for them. Which sounds counterintuitive… but sometimes it really does take a hacker to catch a hacker. You can kickstart a career working to defend computer systems everywhere with this Complete White Hat Hacking and …

Week in review: Fileless malware, HTTPS interception in the wild, simple Gmail spoofing

Here’s an overview of some of last week’s most interesting news, reviews and articles:<p><b>Banks around the world hit with fileless malware</b><br>Kaspersky Lab …

Intel's 'Threat Landscape Dashboard' tells you today's worst digital threats

The new online platform keeps a real-time record of today's most significant cybersecurity threats.<p>Today's cybersecurity landscape is in a constant …

Cybersecurity

Krebs pinpoints the likely author of the Mirai botnet

The Mirai botnet caused serious trouble last fall, first hijacking numerous IoT devices to make a historically massive Distributed Denial-Of-Service (DDoS) attack on KrebsOnSecurity's site in September before taking down a big chunk of the internet a month later. But who's responsible for making …

Harvard Has a Free Online 12-Module Digital Photo Course

Want to learn photography from Harvard? (Yes, that <i>Harvard</i>.) It turns out you can easily do so, even without being a student. The oldest institution …

Learning