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Познакомьтесь с Anatova: первый шифровальщик 2019 года грозит далеко пойти

Cyber Security News - Fri, 01/25/2019 - 07:14
Эксперты компании McAfee предупредили о новом зловредном семействе Anatova, объединяющем в себе целый комплекс угроз. Хотя на текущий момент этот зловред «всего лишь» продвинутый шифровальщик, он устроен по модульной структуре, то есть в любой момент по желанию разработчиков к нему можно добавить одну или несколько «специализаций».
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The 2019 Global Developer Survey is now open!

Cyber Security News - Fri, 01/25/2019 - 07:11
GitLab 2019 survey. As software professionals, you are the creators, builders, researchers, and problem solvers of technology, and your opinions should be the pulse of the industry. We passionately believe that everyone can contribute, so we created the Global Developer Survey as a way to help you....
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HID ActivOne de HID Global est lancé

Cyber Security News - Fri, 01/25/2019 - 07:11
. janvier 2019 par Marc Jacob HID Global® dévoile sa nouvelle solution HID ActivOne™, proposée sur abonnement, qui permet de bénéficier avec une grande souplesse de ses différents logiciels et services de gestion de l’identité et des accès (IAM). L’AUTHENTIFICATION À PLUSIEURS CRITÈRES.
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What is digital forensics? And how to land a job in this hot field

Cyber Security News - Fri, 01/25/2019 - 06:56
Think beyond the awful (and justly cancelled) television show CSI Cyber; digital forensics is a crucial aspect of law and business in the internet age and can be a rewarding and lucrative career path. Digital forensics definition. Digital forensics, sometimes called computer forensics, is the....
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Web Hosting Security Best Practices

Cyber Security News - Fri, 01/25/2019 - 06:56
If you’ve been online recently, you may have read the news about hackers demanding a ransom from Dublin’s tram system . Visitors to the Luas website were greeted by the hackers’ message threatening to publish the stolen information unless they were paid one Bitcoin (approximately 3,300 Euros or US $3,800).
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Scamming the Scammers: How a Security Biz Tricked Social Media Phishers

Cyber Security News - Fri, 01/25/2019 - 06:53
A UK-based cybersecurity vendor has detailed how it turned the tables on an angler phishing operation posing as Virgin Media support on Twitter. This particular type of phishing attack is a relatively new tactic. It involves the scammer registering fake Twitter accounts that masquerade as legitimate....
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Ramaphosa promises digital skills training drive

Cyber Security News - Fri, 01/25/2019 - 06:52
P resident Cyril Ramaphosa says government "will be embarking on a massive drive to train young people in digital skills" and give them necessary learning tools. Ramaphosa made the comments during a plenary session about Africa's leadership in the global context at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in....
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Plateforme cybermalveillance : pour ceux qui n'ont pas accès à l'Anssi

Cyber Security News - Fri, 01/25/2019 - 06:50
Lancé en fin d’année 2017, la plateforme cybermalveillance.gouv.fr joue un rôle très particulier dans le dispositif mis en place par le gouvernement pour répondre aux menaces sur Internet : celui d’accompagner les victimes de cybermalveillance « ordinaire » : des particuliers, petites collectivités....
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BT signs major China telecoms deal

Cyber Security News - Fri, 01/25/2019 - 06:49
BT has signed a deal to sell its services directly to Chinese citizens , and charge for them in local currency. The news makes BT the first international telecommunications company to receive such licenses, the company claims. According to the press release, BT has acquired two nationwide licenses....
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How to detect hackers in your network and stop cyberattacks

Cyber Security News - Fri, 01/25/2019 - 06:49
Cybercriminals are more prolific than ever. Everyone is familiar with brand-name breaches, like those affecting Marriott, Equifax and Facebook. But with attacks occurring every 39 seconds , it’s becoming increasingly clear that every business’ IT infrastructure is susceptible to bombardment.
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Geef jonge cybercriminelen een waardig alternatief

Cyber Security News - Fri, 01/25/2019 - 06:48
Dankzij de sterke groei van het internet is cybercrime de afgelopen decennia aanzienlijk toegenomen. Eén van de belangrijkste redenen is dat je tegenwoordig geen technische kennis meer hoeft te hebben om een aanval uit te voeren. Het is een fluitje van een cent om een cyberaanval (cybercrime as a service) te kopen op het dark web.
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HPE en Girl Scouts willen meer meisjes in de cybersecurity laten werken

Cyber Security News - Fri, 01/25/2019 - 06:48
HPE gaat een samenwerking aan met de Girl Scouts – de Amerikaanse padvindsters – om meer meisjes zover te krijgen zich te interesseren voor cybersecurity. Daarvoor hebben de twee partijen een game, een cursus en uiteraard een Girl Scout-patch ontwikkeld die zich richt op cyberrisico’s en hoe je die het beste tegen kan gaan.
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Internet experiment goes wrong, takes down a bunch of Linux routers

Cyber Security News - Fri, 01/25/2019 - 06:45
Routers running FRR impacted in first experiment test run. Some ISPs in Asia and Australia affected the second time. Earlier this month, an academic experiment studying the impact of newly released security features for the Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) went horribly wrong and crashed a bunch of Linux-based internet routers.
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HEADS UP!! - Security lapse exposes millions of mortgage documents

Cyber Security News - Fri, 01/25/2019 - 06:45
A huge cache of financial documents scanned from paper-based mortgage and credit reports was exposed online in an alleged major security lapse at US data and analytics company Ascension. The database, holding 24 million documents going back ten years, included mortgage agreements and repayment....
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Spotify confirms several mysterious, non-existent artists racked up thousands of listens on hijacked playlists

Cyber Security News - Fri, 01/25/2019 - 06:40
A BBC report suggests that people's Spotify accounts were hijacked to listen to fake bands in order to generate revenue in royalties. BBC journalist Jonathan Griffin found reports of seemingly non-existent bands showing up unexpectedly on people's Spotify playlists.
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The Cybersecurity 202: Congress is finally embracing bug bounties. Will it backfire? - SFGate

Cyber Security News - Fri, 01/25/2019 - 06:38
WASHINGTON - Lawmakers have started going bananas for bug bounty programs, and some prominent security pros are worried these ethical hacking contests could turn out to be counterproductive or even dangerous. One of the first things the House did this session was pass the Hack the State Department....
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« La double revanche de la nature et des passions politiques, un cocktail explosif »

Cyber Security News - Fri, 01/25/2019 - 06:37
Après trente ans d’ordre mondial stable, nous vivons une « double vengeance », celle de la nature et celle des passions politiques, sur fond d’emballement technologique, explique dans sa chronique Philippe Escande, éditorialiste économique au « Monde ». Au Forum économique mondial de Davos, en Suisse, le 21 janvier.
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Proofpoint 2019 ‘state of the phish’ report

Cyber Security News - Fri, 01/25/2019 - 06:36
On Jan. 24, 2019, cybersecurity company Proofpoint released its fifth annual “State of the Phish” report, which examines the international phishing attack landscape over the past year. Not a subscriber? Sign up for 30 days free access to exclusive, behind-the-scenes reporting as the coming....
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Houston mayor considering certification program to make his 'smart city' cybersecure

Cyber Security News - Fri, 01/25/2019 - 06:36
The city of Houston, seen as a model for aspiring “smart cities,” is considering a cybersecurity certification scheme similar to that applied to critical infrastructure owners by the government of Israel, according to Mayor Sylvester Turner. “That's one of the reasons we looked at their....
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Threats Majority of companies cannot detect IoT device breaches, ...

Cyber Security News - Fri, 01/25/2019 - 06:36
Research by security firm Gemalto has revealed that 52% of businesses worldwide cannot detect if any of their IoT devices suffer a breach, pointing to the fact that the state of IoT device security could be much worse than projected at present. Two years ago, when the adoption of IoT devices in the....
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