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Nation-State Attacks Take 500% Longer to Find

15 Duben, 2018 - 10:38
LinuxSecurity.com: When it comes to threats that put your business at risk, gaining visibility into attacks remains a challenge. New research shows that in 50% of cases over the past 12 months, organizations had insufficient endpoint or network visibility to respond successfully.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Allscripts: Ransomware, recovery, and frustrated customers

15 Duben, 2018 - 10:30
LinuxSecurity.com: The actors behind SamSam launched an attack against Allscripts in January 2018, leaving the company's customers without access to the services needed to run their medical practices - some for more than a week.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

How Netflix Deploys Open Source AI to Reveal Your Favorites

14 Duben, 2018 - 10:33
LinuxSecurity.com: In this AI based Science article, we explore How Netflix adopted an Open Source Model to improve their Entertainment Recommender Systems.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

The ransomware that says, "I don't want money" - play a violent game instead!

14 Duben, 2018 - 10:26
LinuxSecurity.com: Not all ransomware is made equal. To be clear, we're not for a moment suggesting that any form of ransomware is technically, ethically, morally or legally acceptable.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Q1 Cyber-Attacks on UK Firms Jump 27%

13 Duben, 2018 - 11:03
LinuxSecurity.com: Online attacks on UK businesses jumped by over a quarter (27%) year-on-year in the first three months of the year, according to Beaming.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

USING OPEN SOURCE DESIGNS TO CREATE MORE SPECIALIZED CHIPS

13 Duben, 2018 - 10:55
LinuxSecurity.com: The open source movement changed how companies build software. Facebook, Twitter, and Yahoo employees pitched in during the early days of the data-crunching software Hadoop.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Avoiding the Ransomware Mistakes that Crippled Atlanta

12 Duben, 2018 - 19:11
LinuxSecurity.com: Last month, five of Atlanta's 13 government offices were "hijacked," as the city's mayor put it, by ransomware that disrupted far-reaching facets of the city's digital infrastructure. From the courts to the police department to public works, government activity was essentially frozen as the hackers gave the city a week to pay the ransom - roughly $50,000 worth of bitcoin - or have critical data and processes deleted permanently.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Story of a ransomware victim

12 Duben, 2018 - 10:35
LinuxSecurity.com: One morning in 2016, John turned on his computer. A message on the screen said he had 14 days to pay a ransom in Bitcoin, or all his files would be deleted forever.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

How many Linux users are there anyway?

11 Duben, 2018 - 11:52
LinuxSecurity.com: I was talking to a friend the other day when he said there were no more than 0.0001 percent Linux users. So, so wrong.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Top Ten Ways to Detect Phishing

11 Duben, 2018 - 11:45
LinuxSecurity.com: Despite being a tactic that pre-dates the internet, and recalls the days of scams surrounding depositing large amounts of money in your bank account, phishing remains a major problem of online security. In fact, research by Ironscales shows that it accounts for up to 95% of successful cyber-attacks worldwide.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Ransomware, hackers, insider threats and human error featured in data breach report

10 Duben, 2018 - 11:32
LinuxSecurity.com: Verizon's 2018 Data Breach Investigations Report is out. In a summary of findings, Verizon noted that 73 percent of the breaches were perpetrated by outsiders, 50 percent by organized criminal groups, 28 percent involved insiders, 12 percent involved nation-state or state affiliated actors, 2 percent involved partners and another 2 percent involved multiple partners.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

As legal threats rise, this new report aims to guide ethical hackers

10 Duben, 2018 - 11:20
LinuxSecurity.com: Security researchers, ethical hackers, and bug hunters spend their days trying to make the world safer and more secure. And yet the US legal system makes it almost impossible for them to do their jobs, thanks to flimsy interpretations of long, outdated laws.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Cyber-Criminals Could Earn CEO-Level Salary: Report

10 Duben, 2018 - 11:15
LinuxSecurity.com: High-earning cyber-criminals make as much as $2m per year, almost as much as the average FTSE CEO, a new study from Bromium has claimed.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

What are the advantages of open source software?

9 Duben, 2018 - 11:28
LinuxSecurity.com: Open source software attracts an ever-growing list of advocates. It can save organisations a lot of money while still providing a superior service to that available from proprietary vendors.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Red Hat looks beyond Linux

9 Duben, 2018 - 11:20
LinuxSecurity.com: The Red Hat Linux distribution is turning 25 years old this week. What started as one of the earliest Linux distributions is now the most successful open-source company, and its success was a catalyst for others to follow its model.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

The Linux Foundation launches a deep learning foundation

8 Duben, 2018 - 11:40
LinuxSecurity.com: Despite its name, the Linux Foundation has long been about more than just Linux. These days, it's a foundation that provides support to other open source foundations and projects like Cloud Foundry, the Automotive Grade Linux initiative and the Cloud Native Computing Foundation. Today, the Linux Foundation is adding yet another foundation to its stable: the LF Deep Learning Foundation.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Why Linux is better than Windows or macOS for security

7 Duben, 2018 - 11:18
LinuxSecurity.com: Enterprises invest a lot of time, effort and money in keeping their systems secure. The most security-conscious might have a security operations center. They of course use firewalls and antivirus tools. They probably spend a lot of time monitoring their networks, looking for telltale anomalies that could indicate a breach. What with IDS, SIEM and NGFWs, they deploy a veritable alphabet of defenses.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Surprise: We're getting better at cybersecurity

7 Duben, 2018 - 11:11
LinuxSecurity.com: Organizations are closing the skills and preparedness gap between hackers and themselves, improving a picture that's all too often painted as grim. That means we - at least those of us in the Western Hemisphere - are getting pretty good at cybersecurity, according to the latest numbers from one of the largest cybersecurity firms.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Lawmakers press Linux on security of open-source software

6 Duben, 2018 - 15:48
LinuxSecurity.com: Republican leaders of the House Energy and Commerce Committee are pressing the nonprofit Linux Foundation on how the tech community can better mitigate vulnerabilities in open-source software.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Engineering Group and Open Source Initiative Partner for Enhanced Leadership in Open Source

6 Duben, 2018 - 12:05
LinuxSecurity.com: Engineering Group, the global IT player and Italian leader in digital transformation, announced their continued sponsorship of the Open Source Initiative (OSI). The OSI is internationally recognized as the stewards of open source software, working to promote and protect open source projects, development and communities.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security