LinuxSecurity.com

Syndikovat obsah
The central voice for Linux and Open Source security news.
Aktualizace: 48 min 11 sek zpět

Fedora 28 "Cutting Edge" Linux Distro Released With New Features

2 Květen, 2018 - 10:52
LinuxSecurity.com: Red Hat-sponsored Fedora operating system is known for its bleeding features and leading the way for other Linux distros. Very often Fedora makes way for technologies that are often adopted by other distro developers.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

A critical security flaw in popular industrial software put power plants at risk

2 Květen, 2018 - 10:43
LinuxSecurity.com: A severe vulnerability in a widely used industrial control software could have been used to disrupt and shut down power plants and other critical infrastructure.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

City of London Police Takes Cybercrime Fight to Businesses

1 Květen, 2018 - 10:54
LinuxSecurity.com: The City of London police force has launched a new initiative designed to share threat intelligence and best practice advice on how to improve cyber-defense for the countless businesses in the Square Mile.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

A Quarter of UK CNI Firms Have Suffered Cyber-Attack Outages

1 Květen, 2018 - 10:46
LinuxSecurity.com: Over a third of critical infrastructure (CNI) outages in the UK over the past year were down to cyber-attacks, according to a new Freedom of Information request.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Cyber Security Breaches Survey 2018

30 Duben, 2018 - 10:54
LinuxSecurity.com: In response to findings from the UK Cyber Security Breaches Survey, IT security experts commented below.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

North Korea Ramps Up 'Operation GhostSecret' Cyber Espionage Campaign

30 Duben, 2018 - 10:42
LinuxSecurity.com: On the eve of a historic summit with its rival neighbor South Korea and possible subsequent talks with the US President Donald Trump in the coming weeks, North Korea continues full-steam ahead in its mission to gather intelligence and generate income for the regime via its notorious nation-state hacking machine.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Cloud Misconceptions Are Pervasive Across Enterprises

29 Duben, 2018 - 10:55
LinuxSecurity.com: Everyone understands the benefits of the cloud, and the recent iboss 2018 Enterprise Cloud Trends Report shows adoption is increasing, with IT decision makers (ITDMS) planning to increase their SaaS spend from 21% of the overall IT budget to 28% over the next year. Despite this vote of confidence in the cloud from IT, the findings indicate that there is still a fundamental misunderstanding about the cloud that's creating a disconnect - and misplaced concerns - among office workers and ITDMs.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Why Hackers Love Healthcare

29 Duben, 2018 - 10:48
LinuxSecurity.com: Much like the rest of the world, healthcare organizations are shifting work to cloud services in order to improve accessibility and patient care. However, the migration of these workloads and moving valuable information such as PHI (personal health information) and PII (personally identifiable information) to the cloud has also led to cybercriminals taking a particular interest in the industry.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Should we open source election software?

28 Duben, 2018 - 11:35
LinuxSecurity.com: Late last year, R. James Woolsey and Brian Fox wrote an op-ed piece about the security benefits of open sourcing election software. Woolsey is a former director of the Central Intelligence Agency. Fox is the creator of several open source components, including the GNU Bash shell, and a board member of the National Association of Voting Officials.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Despite Risks, Nearly Half of IT Execs Don't Rethink Cybersecurity after an Attack

28 Duben, 2018 - 11:29
LinuxSecurity.com: A wise person once said, "Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results." However, in a recent survey done by CyberArk for its Global Advanced Threat Landscape Report 2018 (registration required), almost half (46%) of 1,300 IT executives in seven countries say they rarely change their security strategy - even after a cyberattack.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

New Phishing Attack Targets 550M Email Users Worldwide

27 Duben, 2018 - 10:48
LinuxSecurity.com: A new phishing campaign was discovered sending more than 550 million emails within the first quarter of 2018, according to data from Vade Secure. The threat was discovered in early January and has primarily hit users in the US, UK, France, Germany, and the Netherlands.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Most federal IT contractors don't protect emails from fraud

27 Duben, 2018 - 10:43
LinuxSecurity.com: Only one of the top 50 federal IT contractors has fully implemented an email protocol designed to prevent fraud, the Global Cyber Alliance advocacy group reports.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Two-fifths of UK Firms Suffered Attack or Security Breach in 2017

26 Duben, 2018 - 11:14
LinuxSecurity.com: Some 43% of UK businesses have experienced a security breach or cyber-attack in the past 12 months, a slight drop from a year previously, according to the latest government research.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Linux Launches Deep Learning Foundation For Open Source Growth In AI

26 Duben, 2018 - 11:08
LinuxSecurity.com: The Linux Foundation has launched the LF Deep Learning Foundation, an umbrella organisation which will support and sustain open source innovation in artificial intelligence, machine learning, and deep learning. The organisation will strive to make these critical new technologies available to developers and data scientists everywhere, said a statement published by LF.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

WEI Mortgage uncovers email phishing scheme and data breach

25 Duben, 2018 - 11:11
LinuxSecurity.com: WEI Mortgage discovered a data breach from an email phishing scam last fall that may have exposed loan package information and identifying data such as Social Security numbers.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

The firms that piggyback on ransomware attacks for profit

25 Duben, 2018 - 11:01
LinuxSecurity.com: Being hit by ransomware must be bad enough when you don't have a secure backup of your critical data that you can turn to. Just imagine how it feels to then be ripped off a second time by the data recovery firm you turn to for help in your moment of panic.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

UK Financial Sector Must Improve Collaboration: Report

24 Duben, 2018 - 10:34
LinuxSecurity.com: The UK finance industry must improve collaboration with government and law enforcement to disrupt the cybercrime business model more effectively, according to a new report from KPMG and UK Finance.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Email security in 2018

24 Duben, 2018 - 10:20
LinuxSecurity.com: The past year has seen a remarkable laundry list of email-based attacks. Phishing, spear-phishing, whaling, business email compromise (BEC), CEO to CFO scamming, email impersonation - whatever names you attach to this bewildering variety of attacks, it's clear that hackers are using the full range of email techniques available to them.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security