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Millions of Health Records at Risk Following LabCorp Suspected Breach

7 hodin 57 min zpět
LinuxSecurity.com: LabCorp, a healthcare diagnostics company, has shut down its systems after a suspected network breach, which could have put millions of health records at risk.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Gov Slow to Address Urgent CNI Security Needs

8 hodin 2 min zpět
LinuxSecurity.com: A committee of MPs and peers in the UK has criticised the government for its lack of urgency in addressing the cybersecurity skills gap in relation to critical national infrastructure (CNI).
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

White House Cybersecurity Strategy at a Crossroads

8 hodin 6 min zpět
LinuxSecurity.com: Fallout from a rapid-fire series of developments surrounding the 2016 election hacking and meddling by Russia continued today as President Donald Trump attempted to walk back Monday's public dismissal of his intelligence agencies' findings pointing to Russia.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Cloud Security: Lessons Learned from Intrusion Prevention Systems

18 Červenec, 2018 - 11:33
LinuxSecurity.com: I recently had the opportunity to brief an industry analyst on the rapid advancement of artificial intelligence (AI) in solving public cloud security. Both the analyst and I had navigated the inception and commercialization of intrusion prevention systems (IPS) and have been skeptical for many years that just because a security technology is capable of preventing a threat or an active attack, customers won't necessarily operate the technology in a protection mode.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

US Vote-Counting Computers Had Flaw, Allowed Hackers Access

18 Červenec, 2018 - 11:28
LinuxSecurity.com: In the US, vote-counting computers used in government elections contained a security vulnerability which could have been used to affect election results. The systems, which were sold by Elections Systems & Software (ES&S), contained remote-access software and were sold between 2000 and 2006, with some machines still being used as late as 2011.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

US Orgs Overly Optimistic About Cyber-Readiness

18 Červenec, 2018 - 11:00
LinuxSecurity.com: Senior executives at most US organizations believe the cybersecurity of their firms is above board, according to a new survey of 500 senior IT executives. The survey included responses from interviews conducted with executives across multiple sectors in the US and 10 other countries.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Time to Yank Cybercrime into the Light

17 Červenec, 2018 - 11:20
LinuxSecurity.com: At a time when the public and governments are watching their every move, today's organizations are up against an unprecedented wave of crime and fraud-related risks that affect their internal and external relationships, regulatory status, and reputation. Unfortunately, not enough companies are truly aware of the fraud threats they face.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Russian National Vulnerability Database Operation Raises Suspicions

17 Červenec, 2018 - 11:18
LinuxSecurity.com: The official mission of the organization in charge of maintaining Russia's national vulnerability database gives it legitimate cover for inspecting foreign technologies and products for security vulnerabilities that can later be weaponized.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

"Red Alert" Warning on US Cyber-Attacks, Now at "Critical Point"

16 Červenec, 2018 - 11:28
LinuxSecurity.com: The United States' director of national intelligence issued a "red alert" warning on a dangerous new level of cyber-warfare during a Washington think tank conference. He also spoke of Russia as one of the "worst offenders" ahead of US President Trump's meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Finland.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Russia Fends Off 25 Million Cyber-Attacks During World Cup

16 Červenec, 2018 - 11:23
LinuxSecurity.com: Russia prevented nearly 25 million cyber-attacks and other criminal acts during the football World Cup, according to the Kremlin. The Moscow Times reported that Russian President Vladimir Putin praised the world of the country's security forces, along with international cooperation, ensuring a safe tournament.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Major International Airport System Access Sold for $10 on Dark Web

15 Červenec, 2018 - 11:15
LinuxSecurity.com: Dark Web marketplaces are troves of illicit products and data: stolen credentials, credit card numbers, and, as researchers recently discovered, remote desktop protocol (RDP) access to the security and building automation systems of a major international airport - for the cheap price of $10.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Western E-Tailers Set to Lose Nearly $19bn to Fraud

15 Červenec, 2018 - 11:12
LinuxSecurity.com: E-commerce sites in the US and Western Europe are estimated to lose a whopping $18.6bn this year through fraud, according to a new Forrester report.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

GandCrab Ransomware Continues to Evolve But Can't Spread Via SMB Shares Yet

15 Červenec, 2018 - 11:05
LinuxSecurity.com: The authors of GandCrab, a ransomware sample that in less than six months has become the biggest threat in its category, are continuing to update and tweak the malware to make it harder to stop. But fears in recent days that they might have added a new WannaCry-like capability for spreading GandCrab via SMB shares appear unfounded at the moment.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Australia's Airport Security Threatened by Hack

14 Červenec, 2018 - 12:22
LinuxSecurity.com: Aviation Security Identity Cards (ASICs) are intended to prevent criminals and terrorists from gaining access to restricted areas in airports, as well as to airplanes, but Australian-based Aviation ID, a company that issues ASICs, has been hacked.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

FBI: Email Account Compromise Losses Reach $12B

14 Červenec, 2018 - 12:18
LinuxSecurity.com: New FBI data shows that business email compromise (BEC) and email account compromise (EAC) scam losses worldwide spiked 136% from December 2016 to May 2018.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Russian intelligence officers indicted in DNC hacking

14 Červenec, 2018 - 12:15
LinuxSecurity.com: Twelve Russians have been indicted by a grand jury in the special counsel probe for alleged hacking during the 2016 election, including for hacking emails of the Democratic National Committee, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein announced Friday.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Timehop Reveals More Personal Data Was Breached

13 Červenec, 2018 - 11:11
LinuxSecurity.com: Breached online firm Timehop has revealed more details about a security incident which affected 21 million people, which will be an interesting test case for GDPR regulators.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

WordPress Sites Targeted in World Cup-Themed Spam Scam

13 Červenec, 2018 - 11:05
LinuxSecurity.com: WordPress-powered websites are being targeted in a comment spam campaign designed to get users to click on links to sites offering betting services on the 2018 FIFA World Cup games.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Not All Hacks Are Created Equal

12 Červenec, 2018 - 14:32
LinuxSecurity.com: Hacks, breaches and security intrusions are in the headlines on a day-to-day basis, but these hacks aren't all created equal. According to new analysis from HackerOne, the kind of intrusion differs by industry and breach type.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

This Is How Much a 'Mega Breach' Really Costs

12 Červenec, 2018 - 14:29
LinuxSecurity.com: Companies hit with a data breach pay an average of $3.86 million around the world, marking a 6.4% increase from last year. It's no small amount for any company, but a few million is only a small fraction of the cost of "mega breaches," which compromise at least 1 million records.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security