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Multi-Purpose Attack Thingbots Threaten Internet Stability And Human Life

Cyber Security News - Tue, 01/15/2019 - 06:46
New research from F5 Labs has revealed that IoT devices are now cybercriminals’ top attack target, surpassing web and application services, and email servers. Gartner currently estimates that the number IoT devices will surge to 20,4 billion by 2020 1 , which represents a staggering 143% growth rate over three years.
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Минфин разрешил компаниям учитывать кражу денег в процессе кибератак как "убытки"

Cyber Security News - Tue, 01/15/2019 - 06:41
Автор: c0mandir При расчёте налога на прибыль деньги, украденные хакерами с расчётного счёта компании в банке, можно будет приравнять к внереализационным расходам, если виновники хищения не установлены. Объекты кибератак это или чем-то полезная информация, или денежные средства физических и юридических лиц, находящиеся в финансовых организациях.
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Long-serving cryptocurrency exchange forced offline, hackers blamed

Cyber Security News - Tue, 01/15/2019 - 06:38
Ominously, $2.4 million was removed from Cryptopia around the same time the outages began, reports , referencing a Twitter account that tracks notable amounts of cryptocurrency to and from exchanges. A further $1.1 million in small-cap cryptocurrency , Centrality, was moved from the exchange just five minutes later.
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Brexit And Cyber Threats Biggest Risks To UK Businesses In 2019

Cyber Security News - Tue, 01/15/2019 - 06:38
Cyber threats and changes in legislation and regulation, including concerns around Brexit are considered the top risks by UK risk experts, according to the Allianz Risk Barometer 2019. Cyber incidents (37% of responses) are neck-and-neck with Business interruption (BI) (37% of responses) as the top business risks globally*.
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The Pentagon Has More than 250 Cyber Gaps in Its Networks, Watchdog Says

Cyber Security News - Tue, 01/15/2019 - 06:38
. NextGov: More than 250 cybersecurity vulnerabilities, some more than a decade old, remain unaddressed in the Defense Department’s networks, according to an internal watchdog. Still, auditors found the agency has made significant strides in locking down its tech infrastructure.
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12% van de bedrijven wereldwijd getroffen door cryptokaper Coinhive

Cyber Security News - Tue, 01/15/2019 - 06:36
Door: Ruben den Boer De cryptokaper Coinhive is al een jaar lang de meest voorkomende malware ter wereld. 12% van de bedrijven organisaties wereldwijd zijn getroffen door de Malware. Dat blijkt uit onderzoek internetbeveiligingsbedrijf Check point. Check Point houd elke maand bij welke malafide software het meeste voorkomt.
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Un dirigeant de chez Facebook victime de swatting !

Cyber Security News - Tue, 01/15/2019 - 06:36
Le Palo Alto Daily Post rapporte que des policiers, des pompiers et des agents de la sécurité publique ont investi le domicile du dirigeant en question à Palo Alto, en Californie, en réponse à un canular téléphonique d’un homme prétendant être lui et déclarant avoir tiré sur sa femme avec un fusil....
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Les géants américains de la tech attirent les banques dans leurs clouds

Cyber Security News - Tue, 01/15/2019 - 06:35
. Le transfert d’applications et de données se généralise. Le superviseur bancaire français évoque des risques de cybercriminalité et de dépendance. Lors de la conférence annuelle d’Amazon sur le « cloud computing » (l’informatique dématérialisée), à Las Vegas (Nevada), en novembre 2017. Reuters Staff / REUTERS.
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Japan to bring forward infrastructure cybersecurity review - Nikkei Asian Review

Cyber Security News - Tue, 01/15/2019 - 06:34
TOKYO -- The Japanese government will revise cybersecurity guidelines for 14 areas of infrastructure, including electricity grids and waterways, by this spring. The review had been planned for after the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, but increasingly sophisticated cyberattacks have prompted officials to bring forward the change.
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Fifteen years of holding the cyber-fort - TechRadar

Cyber Security News - Tue, 01/15/2019 - 06:34
This winter marks 15 years since six people huddled together in a small office in Los Altos as the beginnings of the Barracuda you know today. In this decade and a half, we’ve witnessed the highs, the lows, and many, many changes the cybersecurity landscape has faced - and there’s no sign of it settling down any time soon.
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How cyber competitions can help fill the cybersecurity talent shortage - CSO Online

Cyber Security News - Tue, 01/15/2019 - 06:34
How cyber competitions can help fill the cybersecurity talent shortage The Cyber Security Challenge Masterclass event helps employers find skilled but non-traditional job candidates. A cyber intelligence firm offers a new service in the form of secure storage for cryptographic keys.
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How Secure Are Medical IoT Devices? Catherine Norcom Has Her Finger on the Pulse of the Industry

Cyber Security News - Tue, 01/15/2019 - 06:34
At the IBM Security Summit in 2018, X-Force Red Global Head Charles Henderson told a memorable story. A colleague frantically reached out one Friday afternoon asking him to test five medical internet of things (IoT) devices. One of the devices was to be implanted in the colleague’s body, and he wanted to make sure he chose the most secure model.
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Booz Allen leader on defense issues stresses move to technology, cybersecurity 'solutions'

Cyber Security News - Tue, 01/15/2019 - 06:34
The head of Booz Allen Hamilton's defense business said the firm has shifted its focus into deeper technology work, including cybersecurity, and is seeking to position itself as a "solutions" provider. "Our business has shifted into deeper technology, engineering, cyber, mission essential areas,"....
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Tenable discovers multiple access control vulnerabilities in IDenticard systems

Cyber Security News - Tue, 01/15/2019 - 06:34
Cyber group Tenable announced Monday that it had discovered multiple zero-day vulnerabilities in an access control system developed by IDenticard, systems that can be used to manage door controls and to collect facility data. In a blog post , Tenable researchers detailed the four vulnerabilities....
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Pentagon urges 'whole-of-government' response to China's cyber, other threats

Cyber Security News - Tue, 01/15/2019 - 06:34
The Defense Department has issued a rallying cry for the entire federal government in responding to what is seen as a growing threat from China that includes cyber espionage and intellectual property theft, while offering a “whole-of-government” effort that goes beyond traditional military operations and defense strategies.
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Law firm report cites 'consumer perceptions,' cyber concerns as barriers to self-driving cars

Cyber Security News - Tue, 01/15/2019 - 06:34
Tech and auto industry leaders see “consumer perceptions” of autonomous vehicles as the main barrier to the testing and rollout of self-driving cars while also ranking cybersecurity as a top concern, according to a report published Monday by law firm Perkins Coie and the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International.
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Learn to make the world a better place as an ethical hacker for less than $15

Cyber Security News - Tue, 01/15/2019 - 06:31
Renowned cybersecurity researcher and analyst Keren Elazari posited the perfect metaphor for hackers in a now-viral TED talk: hackers are the internet's immune system, pushing the internet to become stronger and healthier. While there are malicious hackers pushing that agenda by exposing flaws,....
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5 conseils pour protéger votre vie privée en 2019

Cyber Security News - Tue, 01/15/2019 - 06:29
15 janvier 2019. C'est l'époque des résolutions pour la nouvelle année, comme par exemple renforcer votre cybersécurité grâce à cinq étapes faciles à mettre en place. Allez, c'est très facile. Promettez-vous de faire un peu plus d'efforts concernant la protection de votre vie privée cette année.
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Ministers address MPs' questions on SingHealth cyberattack

Cyber Security News - Tue, 01/15/2019 - 06:27
In Parliament on Tuesday (Jan 15), the Minister for Communications and Information and the Minister for Health fielded questions from MPs about the Committee of Inquiry report on the SingHealth cyberattack and measures being taken to strengthen Singapore's cyber defences.
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Cryptomining Continues to Be Top Malware Threat

Cyber Security News - Tue, 01/15/2019 - 06:23
Enterprise organizations appear unlikely to get respite from cryptomining attacks anytime soon if new threat data from Check Point Software is any indication.For the thirteenth month in a row, attacks involving the use of cryptomining malware topped the security vendor’s list of most active threats worldwide in December.
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