Vulns & Alerts
April 10, 2015 Added by:Paul Lipman
While SMBs are vulnerable to many of the same types of attacks as the companies making headlines (Target, JP Morgan, Home Depot, Anthem, etc.), they must defend themselves with vastly smaller IT teams and budgets. SMBs are finding they have a unique set of challenges and vulnerabilities that require a comprehensive but tailored approach to security.
April 09, 2015 Added by:Peter Zavlaris
The current problem, however, is that while IT has scaled and made tremendous advancements over the last decade, security continues to lag behind.
April 09, 2015 Added by:Joe Weiss
Cyber security is now a very hot subject. However, the discussions are about IT cyber security and data breaches not control system cyber security and equipment damage.
April 02, 2015 Added by:Joe Weiss
There is a need to use the knowledge from previous control system cyber incidents when developing cyber forensics and monitoring technologies, cyber security technologies, training, and to adjust requirements such as the NERC CIPs, Regulatory Guide 5.71/NEI-0809, and CFATS to address what has actually been happening.
April 01, 2015 Added by:Malwarebytes
WordPress, the leading Content Management System, is one of cyber criminals’ favourite target when it comes to hacking websites.
March 31, 2015 Added by:Tripwire Inc
To anticipate where and how an attacker might strike next, security professionals are realizing the importance of being able to understand the mind of the attacker and what they value in a target.
The Government Says It Has a Policy on Disclosing Zero-Days, But Where Are the Documents to Prove It?
March 30, 2015 Added by:Electronic Frontier Foundation
Despite the White House’s claim that it had “reinvigorated” its policies in spring 2014 and “established a disciplined, rigorous and high-level decision-making process for vulnerability disclosure,” none of the documents released in response to our lawsuit appear to be newer than 2010.
March 23, 2015 Added by:Peter Zavlaris
Premera Blue Cross is the latest victim of what appears to be a long-term APT perpetrated by China. Between CHS, Anthem and now Premera Blue Cross, it’s now safe to say health insurance is firmly in the cross hairs of powerful nation state actors.
March 18, 2015 Added by:Eduard Kovacs
The threat actor group known as Crouching Yeti, Energetic Bear and Dragonfly continues to target organizations across the world. However, experts believe the group has switched targets and infrastructure.
March 18, 2015 Added by:Tripwire Inc
A key aspect of President Obama’s information sharing acts have been designed to encourage threat sharing to help protect the organizations and networks involved in critical infrastructure. However, while there are many advancements that still need to be made, there are strengths these networks have that can give defenders a strong footing.
March 17, 2015 Added by:Dan Dieterle
When I was working on my Pulling Remote Word Documents from RAM using Kali Linux article, I was curious if you could use the same technique to pull the system passwords, and you can…
March 17, 2015 Added by:Joe Weiss
There is still a significant gap in understanding of industrial control system (ICS) cyber security by many in the insurance industry.
March 13, 2015 Added by:Nimrod Luria
Eliminating defacement attacks on a WordPress site is extremely difficult because of the vulnerable nature of the platform. Administrators should continuously check for the appearance of unknown files and directories and monitor them for changes.
March 12, 2015 Added by:Brian Prince
Access to the personal email server used by former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was not encrypted or authenticated by a digital certificate for the first three months of her term, research from security firm Venafi has found.
March 12, 2015 Added by:Danny Lieberman
A 2011 HIPAA patient privacy violation in Canada, where an imaging technician accessed the medical records of her ex-husband’s girlfriend is illustrative of unauthorized disclosure of patient information by authorized people.
March 10, 2015 Added by:Neohapsis
The old advice to disable the auto-play function in Windows is new again, so take a moment and go to Control Panel – AutoPlay and either change the AutoPlay options to “Take no action,” or disable the feature completely.
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