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Incident Response Automation and Orchestration is on Fire!

Incidents are the first indication that there is a problem in the network. They are often precursors to a much more serious disaster, if not …

Hello! Can You Please Enable Macros?

Mandiant Finds Attackers Phoning Victims to Advance Phishing Scams Jeremy Kirk (jeremy_kirk) • March 15, 2017<p>(Ring ring) Hello! I've sent you an …

Information Security

6 things you should never do on your work computer

Company IT departments usually set them up with your login information, a selection of important apps and all the bells 'n' whistles that allow you to successfully do your job.<p>Somewhere around day five on the job is usually when we start updating the device with our own preferences: changing the …

Personal Data

​New smartphone threat: Now attackers can use sound to hack your device

Don't assume you can trust the hardware sensors in your phone and other connected devices, researchers warn.<p>Researchers have shown that a malicious …

Remote Controls

Intel Security responds to EFI rootkit malware, updates detection tool

Intel Security has updated its Chipsec BIOS tool in response to the release last week of WikiLeaks' Vault7 collection of 'cutting-edge' CIA …

The 6 Riskiest Social Media Habits to Avoid at Work

Cybercriminals are turning to Facebook, Twitter and other platforms to launch attacks via employee behavior that could be putting your business at …

Debunking 5 Myths About DNS

From the boardroom to IT and the end user, the Domain Name System is often misunderstood, which can leave organizations vulnerable to attacks.

Adobe fixes critical code execution bugs in Flash

The latest security update includes fixes for security flaws in Flash and Shockwave.<p>Adobe has released fixes for security problems in Flash and …

Flaw in web versions of WhatsApp, Telegram put accounts at risk

Researchers say the vulnerability can expose data, contacts, and more.<p>Security researchers say a new vulnerability could have exposed WhatsApp and …

Virginia to establish state-level information sharing organization

Virginia is establishing a state-level Information Sharing and Analysis Organization (ISAO), Governor Terry McAuliffe announced on Monday.<p>The …

Cybersecurity

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This Flipboard magazine will no longer be updated because we’ve created a dynamic new resource in Metacurity.com.<p>Metacurity is a central location for …

​“High-risk” ATO scam email hits Aussie inboxes

Huge run of fake ATO emails putting computers at risk across the country.

Shamoon entry point detected, IBM report

Researchers are closer to uncovering the miscreant behind a series of devastating cyberattacks that affected thousands of computers used by …

Why Cybersecurity Needs to Be Considered as an Absolute Human Right

Having access to the internet is increasingly considered to be an emerging human right. International organizations and national governments have …

France condemns alleged cyber attacks targeting presidential candidate Macron

Suspected Russian cyberattacks on the French presidential campaign are "unacceptable", France's foreign minister said Sunday, adding it was clear that pro-Europe candidate Emmanuel Macron was being targeted.<p>A spokesman for Macron, who is currently riding high in the polls, has accused Moscow of …

Getting a job in cyber security

You’re about to embark on an incredible journey. For many, a position in security is like any other job with the project management, corporate …

Ransomware has exploded thanks to Bitcoin’s anonymity

Ransomware is one of the oldest cyberthreats, but it has made a big comeback in the past couple of years because it has become much easier to perpetrate against consumers, businesses, hospitals, and government agencies.<p>With ransomware, cyber thieves steal a user’s data and threaten to destroy it …

The cybersecurity talent gap

The cybersecurity workforce shortfall remains a critical vulnerability for companies and nations. Conventional education and policies can’t meet …

Is Your Company Prepared For Information Security Threats?

Just this past April, a security team attempted to attack a Congressman’s smart phone to demonstrate how simple it would be. With nothing more than his phone number, the team was able to hack into the phone so that they could listen in on his calls, track his movement and view his contacts and call …

No visa, no problem?: Visa Waiver Program missing vital security information

Countries in the Visa Waiver Program haven’t been pulling their weight – and this could be a huge security problem, according to the US Government …

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Russian Security Council drafts new information security doctrine - Russia Beyond

Russia stands behind leading nations in relation to development of information technology, the draft information security doctrine posted by Russia's Security Council said.<p>"Russia's information security in the economic field is characterized by its lagging behind the leading foreign countries …

RSA Conference 2017 Security Operations Center Wrap-Up

Effective Security requires three essential pillars: Simple to use, Open architecture and Automated workflows. The collaboration with RSA NetWitness Packets and Cisco AMP Threat Grid, in the RSA Conference 2017 Security Operations Center, exemplified the power of a four year partnership that …

A Source Code Typo Allowed an Attacker to Steal 370,000 Zerocoin ($592,000)

The Zcoin project announced yesterday that a typo in the Zerocoin source code allowed an attacker to steal 370,000 Zerocoin, which is about $592,000 …

Information Security

Google goes public about unpatched Windows vulnerability

Google security engineers have once again made details of a vulnerability in Microsoft's software public, before Microsoft has been able to roll out …

IDG Contributor Network: Ransomware is a sneaky, dangerous cyber threat

Over the past few years, ransomware has been increasing at an alarming rate, and according to various sources it is estimated that cybercriminals …

Three Quarters of All Ransomware Signed by Russian Speakers

<b>Everyone knows Russian hackers are extremely busy people, but knowing that about 75% of all ransomware is made by Russian-speaking</b> <b>cyber criminals</b><b> is</b> …

Report: Most cyber-attacks come from same place, and use basic tactics

F-Secure's new cyber security report paints a stark picture of the threats posed by insecure networks and devices, the internet of things, …

Hackers still ahead despite advances in cyber security, says Accenture

While security has improved over the last few years, progress is not keeping pace with highly motivated attackers.<p>At a time of constantly mounting …

Cybersecurity