Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/uk-firms-stockpile-bitcoin-to-pay-off-ransomware-hackers/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 Ransomware attacks can cripple a business, leading to a rather sad trend in the industry.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/kali-linux-2017-3-hands-on-the-best-alternative-to-raspbian-for-raspberry-pi/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 The latest release of this excellent security, forensic, and penetration testing Linux distribution is everything I have come to expect from the software and more, with both PC (32 and 64 bit) and Raspberry Pi images.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/privacy-touting-mozilla-caught-shoving-mr-robot-add-on-into-firefox/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 Users who allowed Firefox to run its studies feature found an unwelcome add-on installed over the weekend.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/re-identification-possible-with-australian-de-identified-medicare-and-pbs-open-data/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 Using publicly known information, a team of researchers from the University of Melbourne have claimed to re-identify seven prominent Australians in an open medical dataset.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/uber-says-data-breach-compromised-380k-users-in-singapore/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 Ride-sharing company reveals 380,000 in Singapore were affected by the massive data breach that compromised 57 million accounts globally, but says no fraud or misuse has been tied to these users.
Full Article : Datamation – https://www.datamation.com/data-center/digital-transformation-tech-spending-to-hit-1.3-trillion-in-2018.html The world’s enterprises are investing heavily in mobility, big data, cloud computing and other technologies that enable digital transformation, according to IDC.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/micro-fortresses-everywhere-the-cloud-security-model-and-the-software-defined-perimeter/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 Where we encounter the efforts of security practitioners to apply something that sounds like an old model to the new system of distributed computing, and find out to get it to work, they have to turn it inside out.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/the-secret-to-being-a-great-spy-agency-in-the-21st-century-incubating-startups/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 What happens when a top secret intelligence agency turns to entrepreneurs to help build new tools to protect a nation from cyberattacks? GCHQ found out.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/trojan-malware-attacks-by-north-korean-hackers-are-attempting-to-steal-bitcoin/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 Researchers at Secureworks say trojan malware is being distributed in phishing emails using the lure of a fake job advert
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/hackers-use-triton-malware-to-shut-down-plant-industrial-systems/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 The malware has been designed to target industrial systems and critical infrastructure.
Full Article : Datamation – https://www.datamation.com/open-source/slideshows/10-best-linux-business-apps.html These Linux apps will enable you to accomplish a variety of professionals tasks quickly and effectively.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/cisco-apple-release-security-connector-app-for-ios/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 The Security Connector app monitors network activity across traffic generated by users and applications to combat ransomware and malware on enterprise-managed iOS devices.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/connected-car-security-outfit-upstream-security-snags-9m-in-funding/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 The company wants to use the cash to expand in the US and Europe.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/apac-firms-confident-of-security-measures-despite-breaches-fortinet/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 48 percent of IT decision makers at APAC organisations are confident of their security measures, despite 86 percent of those organisations having been victim of a breach, Fortinet’s enterprise security survey has revealed.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/freeze-credit-after-equifax-hack-obamacare-healthcare-problems/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 A surge in Americans enrolling in health insurance plans is expected before the Friday deadline.
Full Article : ZDNet – Linux – http://www.zdnet.com/article/together-chromebooks-and-office-365-will-challenge-windows-laptops/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 With Microsoft porting Office 365 to Chromebooks, a big reason to stick with Windows has gone out the door.
Full Article : Datamation – https://www.datamation.com/applications/ai-to-create-more-jobs-than-it-kills.html Artificial intelligence will create more jobs than it kills in 2020, according to a new Gartner forecast.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/maker-of-sneaky-mac-adware-sends-security-researcher-cease-and-desist-letter/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 “If there’s code that’s mining data and hiding itself on a computer without any way of removing it, that’s malware, plain and simple.”
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/security-researcher-says-directv-hardware-can-be-easily-hacked/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 The flaw was privately disclosed to the device maker in June, but six months later, there’s still no patch.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/the-most-high-profile-cryptocurrency-data-breaches-vulnerabilities-and-disasters-in-2017/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 As Bitcoin lurches toward mainstream acceptance, ZDNet reviews the high-profile disasters, data breaches, vulnerabilities, and criminal cases that shook up digital currency in 2017.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/justice-dept-indicts-mirai-botnet-attackers/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 The Mirai botnet threw vast swathes of the US internet offline in a cyberattack last year.
Full Article : Datamation – https://www.datamation.com/cloud-computing/slideshows/8-tips-to-future-proof-your-cloud-computing-deployment.html 8 Tips to Future-Proof Your Cloud Computing Deployment
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/singapore-defence-ministry-invites-hackers-to-breach-its-systems/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 Country’s Ministry of Defence will run a “bug bounty” programme, led by HackerOne, inviting hackers worldwide to identify vulnerabilities in its internet-facing systems.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/robot-exploit-from-1998-resurrected-leaves-top-sites-crypto-vulnerable/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 The 19-year-old vulnerability impacts websites from Facebook to Paypal as well as popular software.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/almost-one-billion-video-stream-users-exposed-to-secret-cryptocurrency-mining/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 Popular video streaming and ripping services are secretly mining crypto through visitor PC power.