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Managing Information Security Skepticism by Changing Workplace Culture

Imagine a workplace in which all of the staff support the function of information security. Employees report suspicious events, are committed to data privacy and see the value in completing the regularly scheduled compliance trainings. How much easier life would be for security professionals!Naturally, it’s hard for people to get behind something that feels
Publish At:2020-08-11 23:10 | Read:288 | Comments:0 | Tags:Featured Articles IT Security and Data Protection Informatio

The Importance of Implementing an Information Security Policy That Everyone Understands

Information security (IS) and/or cybersecurity (cyber) are more than just technical terms. They’re the processes, practices and policy that involve people, services, hardware, and data. In particular, IS covers how people approach situations and whether they are considering the “what if’s” of malicious actors, accidental misuse, etc.I’m not sure about your o
Publish At:2020-06-14 23:09 | Read:386 | Comments:0 | Tags:IT Security and Data Protection Access Management cybersecur

Multi-platform Tycoon Ransomware employed in targeted attacks

Experts recently discovered a multi-platform ransomware, dubbed Tycoon Ransomware, that uses a Java image file (JIMAGE) to evade detection. Experts from BlackBerry Threat Intelligence and KPMG recently discovered a new strain of multi-platform ransomware dubbed Tycoon ransomware. The Tycoon ransomware was used in highly targeted attacks, its operators
Publish At:2020-06-05 11:44 | Read:490 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware Hacking Information Securi

Hackers hijacked Coincheck ‘s domain registrar account and targeted some users

Hackers hijacked one of the domains of the Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Coincheck and used it for spear-phishing attacks. The Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Coincheck announced that threat actors have accessed their account at the Oname.com domain registrar and hijacked one of its domain names. Then the attackers used the hijacked domain to launch s
Publish At:2020-06-04 07:05 | Read:576 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Digital ID Hacking Coincheck crypt

Tor Browser 9.5 is available for download, with new interesting features

Tor Browser 9.5 includes important security updates to Firefox, users on desktop will be able to opt-in for using onion sites automatically whenever the website makes them available.  Starting with the release of Tor Browser 9.5, new features will make accessing onion addresses easier.  Now, there is also an opt-in mechanism available for websites tha
Publish At:2020-06-03 21:08 | Read:562 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Deep Web Digital ID Dark Web Hacking Informati

A New York man was charged with stealing credit card data via SQL Injection attacks

The US DoJ announced that a New York City man was charged with hacking, credit card trafficking, and money laundering conspiracies. New York City man Vitalii Antonenko (28) was charged with hacking, credit card trafficking, and money laundering conspiracies, states the US DoJ. The man was arrested in March 2019 and detained after his arrival from Ukrai
Publish At:2020-05-30 16:46 | Read:518 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime credit card Hacking Information Se

Security breach impacted Cisco VIRL-PE infrastructure

Cisco discloses security breach that impacted VIRL-PE infrastructure, threat actors exploited SaltStack vulnerabilities to hack six company servers. Cisco has disclosed a security incident that impacted part of its VIRL-PE infrastructure, threat actors exploited vulnerabilities in the SaltStack software package to breach six company servers. These issu
Publish At:2020-05-28 18:26 | Read:512 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Information Security information secur

Israel ’s national cyber chief warns of rising of cyber-warfare

Israel ’s national cyber chief acknowledged the country had thwarted a major cyber attack in April against its water systems. Israel’s national cyber chief Yigal Unna officially confirmed that the country in April had thwarted a major cyber attack against its water systems. The media, citing officials that spoke under condition of anonymity, attributed th
Publish At:2020-05-28 14:34 | Read:447 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Information Security Information W

The Florida Unemployment System suffered a data breach

Officials revealed that the Florida Unemployment System suffered a data breach that impacted some residents who have made unemployment claims. The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity revealed that the Florida Unemployment System suffered a data breach that impacted some residents who have made unemployment claims. It has notified 98 people that
Publish At:2020-05-24 12:16 | Read:502 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Data Breach Florida Unemployment System Hackin

Personal details and documents for millions of Indians available in the deep web

Researchers have discovered a dump containing 29.1M Indian jobseekers personal details that was offered for free in the hacking underground. Researchers discovered a dump containing 29.1M Indian jobseekers personal details that was offered for free in the hacking underground. An anonymous entity told Cyble researchers that the data were stored on an un
Publish At:2020-05-24 12:15 | Read:550 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Data Breach Deep Web Hacking Dark Web data bre

OpenSSL Project fixed high-severity CVE-2020-1967 DoS issue in OpenSSL

The OpenSSL Project has released a security update for OpenSSL that addresses a DoS vulnerability tracked as CVE-2020-1967. The OpenSSL Project released a security update for OpenSSL that patches a high-severity vulnerability, tracked as CVE-2020-1967, that can be exploited by attackers to launch denial-of-service (DoS) attacks. This is the first issue ad
Publish At:2020-04-21 13:45 | Read:930 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Security CVE-2020-1967 DOS Hacking hacking new

US Government concerned by cyber attacks on Czech hospitals during COVID19 crisis

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo expressed concerns for cyber cyber attacks that have targeted Czech hospitals involved in the fight against the Coronavirus. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo expressed concerns for cyber cyber attacks that recently hit Czech hospitals involved in the fight against the Coronavirus. “As the world battles the COVID
Publish At:2020-04-20 12:08 | Read:883 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber warfare Hacking Intelligence covid19 Cze

Hunting the coronavirus in the dark web – A month later

At the end of February, I analyzed major black marketplaces searching for anything related to the Coronavirus outbreak, a month later things are completely changed. At the end of February, I published the analysis of major black marketplaces searching for anything related to the Coronavirus outbreak. While the COVID19 pandemic was spreading a global sc
Publish At:2020-04-16 15:00 | Read:937 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Deep Web coronavirus covid19 Dark

Effective Data Security Begins With a Strong Tech Foundation

Data is the engine of the modern economy. Whether it consists of customer data, intellectual property, market insights or financial information, these types of sensitive data enable the most successful businesses to thrive. It’s no surprise, then, that securing that critical data is increasingly a strategic priority for organizations around the globe.
Publish At:2020-03-31 08:26 | Read:611 | Comments:0 | Tags:CISO Data Protection Chief Information Officer (CIO) Chief I

Infosec Education: What are the “right” credentials?

Well, the infosec community has done it again. We’ve gotten good and riled about something, with (maybe) good reason. In case you’ve been under a rock, here’s the breakdown: Equifax suffered a massive breach of consumer credit data (started in May 2017 and was announced in September). The CIO and CSO resigned from the company in the wake o
Publish At:2017-09-20 14:20 | Read:2854 | Comments:0 | Tags:Information Security

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