Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/cybercriminals-spotted-hiding-cryptocurrency-mining-malware-in-forked-projects-on-github/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 Those behind the campaign are specially tailoring the Monero crypto-jacking malware to use a limited amount of CPU power in order to evade infections being detected.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/linus-torvalds-slams-cts-labs-over-amd-vulnerability-report/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 Linux’s creator said he thinks CTS Labs’ AMD chip security report “looks more like stock manipulation than a security advisory” and questions an industry.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/palo-alto-networks-to-acquire-evident-io/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 Palo Alto Networks is paying $300 million in cash for the cloud security and compliance firm.
Full Article : Datamation – https://www.datamation.com/careers/addressing-the-skills-shortage-in-data-management.html Businesses handling data face a lack of workers, yet a handful of tangible steps can attract more, and more qualified, employees.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/ios-11-3-get-your-iphone-and-ipad-ready-for-the-upgrade/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 Here’s what you need to do to make sure that your upgrade goes smoothly and you don’t lose any data.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/sec-charges-former-equifax-executive-with-insider-trading-after-data-breach/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 The SEC accuses the former executive of dumping stock before Equifax made the breach public.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/irl-why-a-hard-drive-raid-array-can-save-your-bacon/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 When real life intrudes, having layers of protection can help you safeguard your data, and recover when disaster strikes.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/lets-encrypt-free-wildcard-certificates-now-live/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 The authority says the free certificate service will “break down barriers for HTTPS adoption across the Web.”
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/windows-attack-poisoned-bittorrent-client-set-off-huge-dofoil-outbreak-says-microsoft/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 Attackers used a popular BitTorrent client to spread coin-mining malware to over 400,000 PCs in a matter of hours.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/windows-rdp-flaw-install-microsofts-patch-turn-on-your-firewall/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 Attackers can use a protocol bug in Windows RDP to steal session authentication and take over a network domain.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/adobe-patches-critical-vulnerabilities-in-flash-dreamweaver/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 Adobe Flash Player, Connect, and Dreamweaver are the focus of this month’s patch cycle.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/samba-critical-flaws-patch-now-but-older-open-instances-have-far-worse-issues/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 Samba patches a flaw that allows logged-in users to change admin passwords.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/asd-calls-on-government-chief-executives-to-up-their-cybersecurity-game/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 The Australian Signals Directorate’s newly minted director has rejected the idea of a cybersecurity skills shortage, highlighting rather there’s a need to ensure the people at the … Read more
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/transport-for-nsw-loses-opal-tracking-case/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 A legal case against Transport for NSW that lasted two years was brought to a head last month, with the NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal ruling gold … Read more
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/australians-used-bitcoin-to-pay-au50k-worth-of-fake-ato-tax-debts-in-2017/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 The Australian Taxation Office has warned of scammers impersonating the ATO and demanding cryptocurrency as a form of payment, revealing AU$50,000 was handed over last year in … Read more
Full Article : Datamation – https://www.datamation.com/events/cloud-computing-costs-expert-tips.html A leading expert in cloud computing cost management talks about pricing and costs for the key cloud vendors.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/amd-investigates-chip-flaws-after-zero-day-research/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 For hours after the security research was first published, it wasn’t clear if the flaws were even real.
Full Article : Datamation – https://www.datamation.com/cloud-computing/slideshows/multi-cloud-strategy-10-best-practices.html These days, most IT organizations manage multiple public and private clouds — and that can lead to big headaches. Here’s what the experts say about migrating to and managing … Read more
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/march-security-updates-expand-meltdown-spectre-protection-for-windows/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 Microsoft’s Patch Tuesday updates for March include a variety of security updates for all supported Windows versions, as well as removing a compatibility check for antivirus software. … Read more
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/more-privacy-busting-bugs-found-in-popular-vpn-services/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 The bugs can leak real-world IP addresses, which in some cases can identify individual users and determine a user’s location.
Full Article : Datamation – https://www.datamation.com/applications/blockchain-or-how-to-succeed-in-business-without-really-trying.html Blockchain is hailed by business as a kind of magic, and its potential for disruption is in fact massive. Is that a good thing?
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/windows-10-warning-beware-staff-planting-cryptominers-on-work-systems-says-microsoft/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 Microsoft now sees over 600,000 PCs exposed to coin-mining malware each month.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/security-vulnerabilities-in-these-popular-smart-cameras-let-hackers-turn-them-into-surveillance/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 Researchers have discovered that cyber-attackers can remotely gain control of an IoT camera, allowing them to spy on users and more.
Full Article : ZDNet – Linux – http://www.zdnet.com/article/which-programming-languages-pay-best-most-popular-developers-top-choices/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 Stack Overflow’s annual survey shows Android developer language Kotlin has soared in popularity.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/binance-launches-10-million-cryptocurrency-fund-to-snare-hackers/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 Information leading to the arrest of those involved in a recent security breach is worth $250,000.