Thursday, September 20, 2018

How the US Military Can Better Keep Hackers

How the US Military Can Better Keep Hackers Interesting commentary: The military is an impossible place for hackers thanks to antiquated career management, forced...

DEF CON Invites Kids to ‘Hack the Election’

New contest at DEF CON lets kids ages 8 to 16 hunt for vulnerabilities in replicas of states' election-results websites.DEF CON is kicking its Voting Village hacking event up a...

Facebook bans midterm-meddling accounts and pages – Naked Security

Lisa Vaas Lisa has been writing about technology, careers, science and health since 1995. She rose to the lofty heights of Executive Editor for eWEEK, popped out with...

Podcast: Breaking Down the COSCO Ransomware Attack

Threatpost talks to Commvault's Matt Tyrer about the recent COSCO ransomware attack. Source link

Industrial Sector Targeted in Highly Personalized …

At least 400 companies in Russia have been in the bullseye of new, sophisticated spear-phishing attacks, Kaspersky Lab says.A sophisticated new phishing campaign targeting organizations in the industrial sector shows...

How to defend yourself against SamSam ransomware – Naked Security

On Tuesday 31 July 2018 Sophos released the largest and most comprehensive research paper ever compiled on SamSam, a sophisticated and highly destructive piece of ransomware noted for its ability...

ThreatList: Spam’s Revival is Tied to Adobe Flash’s Demise

Spam is back with a vengeance, thanks to the demise of attack vectors such as Adobe Flash. Source link

Cryptojacker Campaign Hits MikroTik Routers

More than 200,000 routers hit with a sophisticated cryptomining attack that appears to be spreading.In March, routers from Latvian manufacturer MikroTik were hit by an advanced threat dubbed Operation Slingshot....

Reddit’s serious “security incident” – what you need to know

Reddit suffered a serious "security incident" in mid-June. This is what we know, and what you can do. Source link

Phishing Campaign Steals Money From Industrial Companies

Phishing emails purported to be commercial offers - but were really installing remote administration software on victims’ systems. Source link

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