Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/memcached-ddos-this-kill-switch-can-stop-attacks-dead-in-their-tracks/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 Researchers find a technique to contain the memcached amplification attacks seen over the past week.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/cybersecurity-and-brexit-what-does-it-mean-for-the-fight-against-hackers/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 Brexit could mean new challenges in the fight against cybercrime, from changes to international police agencies and more headaches for companies recruiting security staff.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/binance-cryptocurrency-sell-off-disaster-blamed-on-mass-phishing-campaign/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 A long-term phishing campaign and a timed attack appear to be at the heart of unauthorized cryptocurrency trading.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/facebook-bumps-up-links-to-https-to-boost-online-security/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 The platform’s link security infrastructure now includes HSTS preloading.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/homeland-security-cybersecurity-is-a-hot-mess-watchdog-report/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 An inspector general audit found dozens of computers across the agency’s networks were running old and outdated software, and in some cases, computers hadn’t received security patches … Read more
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/android-p-promises-to-double-down-on-privacy/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 Android P could give even the most ardent iPhone fans a run for their money.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/new-iot-security-rules-stop-using-default-passwords-and-allow-software-updates/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 New rules set out best practice for IoT devices, but are the makers going to listen?
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/chrome-65-rolls-out-youre-getting-a-stronger-redirect-blocker-45-security-fixes/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 Chrome 65 rounds out Google’s long-running efforts to stamp out unwanted redirects.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/open-source-exim-remote-attack-bug-400000-servers-still-vulnerable-patch-now/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 Many hosts running popular open-source email service Exim are still open to a remote code execution bug.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/banking-trojan-turns-to-dark-cloud-botnet-to-spread-malware-further/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 Botnet distribution added to attacks which are crafted to hijack email threads – by attackers who are now experimenting with also delivering crytpocurrency mining malware.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/datacentre-security-techniques-transferable-to-iot-cisco/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 The networking giant says because it is good at securing datacentre traffic, it can do the same for Internet of Things devices.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/pentagon-using-googles-tensorflow-apis-to-analyze-drone-footage/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 Google acknowledges “military use of machine learning naturally raises valid concerns” but says this project “is for non-offensive uses only.”
Full Article : Datamation – https://www.datamation.com/cloud-computing/slideshows/top-12-saas-apps-for-enterprises.html These cloud-based ERP, CRM, office productivity and other types of enterprise software power modern organizations.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/new-documents-reveal-fbi-paid-geek-squad-repair-staff-as-informants/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 A freedom of information request revealed that the FBI used the Best Buy division’s repair staff to flag illegal content.
Full Article : ZDNet – Linux – http://www.zdnet.com/article/debian-kali-linux-distributions-now-available-in-the-microsoft-store/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 Microsoft is making good on its promise from a year ago to make more Linux distributions available from the Microsoft Store for use on Windows 10’s subsystem … Read more
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/microsoft-tweaks-windows-10-privacy-settings-in-insider-test/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 In a new Windows 10 preview build released today, Microsoft is adding two new privacy settings and dividing members of its Insider preview program into groups that … Read more
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/nike-website-flaw-exposed-access-to-sensitive-server-data/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 The sports apparel and data giant has since pulled the server offline, after downplaying any risk to other systems.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/singapore-to-offer-dedicated-accelerator-for-cybersecurity-startups/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 Dubbed ICE71, the accelerator is set up by Singtel’s VC arm Innov8 and National University of Singapore’s NUS Enterprise, and will offer support to help local and … Read more
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/combojack-malware-tries-to-steal-your-cryptocurrency-by-changing-the-data-in-your-clipboard/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 This newly uncovered malware is delivered by phishing emails – and hopes users don’t bother to check which wallet they sending money to.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/new-world-record-ddos-attack-hits-1-7tbps-days-after-landmark-github-outage/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 Memcached denial-of-service attacks are getting bigger by the day, according to new analysis.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/sonicwall-seeing-a-cambrian-explosion-of-side-channel-attacks/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 Attackers are testing the side-channel waters in the wake of Meltdown, so far we have been lucky it is just proof of concepts.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/cryptocurrency-mining-malware-now-as-lucrative-as-ransomware-for-hackers/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 Attack techniques usually reserved for advanced campaigns have helped a cybercriminal scheme exploit hacked PCs for a big payday.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/microsoft-details-human-services-cybersecurity-hiring-spree-in-new-report/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 The department’s chief information security officer told Microsoft it’s too early to see if its strategy to train graduates will bear fruit.
Full Article : Datamation – https://www.datamation.com/cloud-computing/how-a-multi-cloud-strategy-optimizes-cloud-workloads.html A Multi-cloud strategy leverages multiple cloud providers to optimize workloads and business outcomes.