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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

Hacker Exploits 2-Year Old Router Issue To Steal Sensitive US Military Data

12 Červenec, 2018 - 14:25
LinuxSecurity.com: Sensitive US military documents, including training materials for the MQ-9A Reaper drone and an operations manual for the M1 Abrams tank, were recently available for sale on the Dark Web.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Stolen Taiwanese Certs Used in Malware Campaign

11 Červenec, 2018 - 11:38
LinuxSecurity.com: Security researchers have discovered yet another cyber-attack campaign using stolen certificates to circumvent traditional security tools.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Creating a Defensible Security Architecture

10 Červenec, 2018 - 11:01
LinuxSecurity.com: Take the time to learn about your assets. You'll be able to layer in multiple prevention and detection solutions and have a highly effective security architecture.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Ticketmaster breach was part of a larger credit card skimming effort, analysis shows

10 Červenec, 2018 - 10:48
LinuxSecurity.com: A recent breach at Ticketmaster was just "the tip of the iceberg" of a wider, massive credit card skimming operation, new research has found.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

The Worst Cybersecurity Breaches of 2018 So Far

9 Červenec, 2018 - 10:50
LinuxSecurity.com: Looking back at the first six months of 2018, there haven't been as many government leaks and global ransomware attacks as there were by this time last year, but that's pretty much where the good news ends.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Timehop Breach Hits 21 Million Customers

9 Červenec, 2018 - 10:46
LinuxSecurity.com: Social media aggregation site Timehop has revealed a major breach of customers' personal information affecting 21 million users.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

State of the SOC? Depends on Who You Ask

8 Červenec, 2018 - 11:05
LinuxSecurity.com: Exabeam released its 2018 State of the SOC Report, which revealed that many organizations don't have the right people and technology to man their Security Operations Centers (SOCs). The consequence is that they are leaving themselves open to potentially devastating cyber-attacks and alert fatigue, according to the report.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

New Malware Variant Hits With Ransomware or Cryptomining

8 Červenec, 2018 - 11:00
LinuxSecurity.com: A long-known ransom Trojan has added new tactics and a new talent, according to research released by Kaspersky Labs. The Trojan-Ransom.Win32.Rakhni family has been around since 2013, but a new variant does a search of files on the victim's system and decides whether to launch ransomware - or simply use the computer to mine cryptocurrency.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Digital India Susceptible to Security Breaches

6 Červenec, 2018 - 10:58
LinuxSecurity.com: India's Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, is preparing for a digital revolution that includes strategies to improve cybersecurity for a digital India; however, as the divide between users and nonusers of the internet narrows, the risk for cyber-attacks increases, according to Prem Behl, Chairman of Exhibitions India Group. As a result, defending India's critical infrastructure, financial institutions and data security from hackers is critical as the nation advances into the digital age.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

UK Banks Must Produce Backup Plans for Cyberattacks

6 Červenec, 2018 - 10:52
LinuxSecurity.com: The Bank of England and Financial Conduct Authority have given UK financial services firms three months to produce backup plans explaining how they would respond to cyberattacks and avoid technical shutdowns, Reuters reports.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Fortnum & Mason: 23,000 Affected by Data Hack

5 Červenec, 2018 - 11:47
LinuxSecurity.com: Luxury retailer Fortnum & Mason has become the latest big brand to be involved in a significant data breach after the company admitted the details of around 23,000 competition and survey participants had been compromised.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Machine Learning, Cloud, Compliance and Business Awareness Drive Cybersecurity

5 Červenec, 2018 - 11:45
LinuxSecurity.com: Senior businesses awareness of cybersecurity, legal and compliance issues and cloud-delivered products are some of the trends driving the industry, according to Gartner.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

California's New Privacy Law Gives GDPR-Compliant Orgs Little to Fear

4 Červenec, 2018 - 11:07
LinuxSecurity.com: California's newly enacted Consumer Privacy Act should have little impact for US organizations that have already implemented measures for complying with the requirements of the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation. But for most others the mandate will likely necessitate a thorough review of their data security controls and in many cases potential updates to them.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security