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Monthly report: November 2019

This month, The Essentials Report, has curated & analyzed the content published by 174 influencers like Threatpost and CTIN, discussing hashtags such as #cybersecurity , #ransomware and #malware.
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Feedback on the DHS ‘Cyber Essentials’ initiative

On Nov 8, 2019
@FireEye shared
[email protected] spoke with @POLITICOPro about the U.S. Cyber Command's latest #malware samples for today's @MorningCybersec. via @timstarks >> Read: https://t.co/21mYsHNTCF https://t.co/wDgE7KwAkB
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Insights on Cyber Command malware samples — Where cyberspace meets outer space

www.politico.com
On Nov 8, 2019
@FireEye shared
[email protected] spoke with @POLITICOPro about the U.S. Cyber Command's latest #malware samples for today's @MorningCybersec. via @timstarks >> Read: https://t.co/21mYsHNTCF https://t.co/wDgE7KwAkB
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Feedback on the DHS ‘Cyber Essentials’ initiative

Insights on Cyber Command malware samples — Where cyberspace meets outer space

‘Windows Update’ Installs Cyborg Ransomware

On Nov 19, 2019
@threatpost shared
A malicious spam campaign that purports to be a critical #Windows update instead installs the Cyborg #ransomware, warn @Trustwave researchers. https://t.co/JmotG51mlJ
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An executable file disguised as a .jpg leads not only to ransomware but also its builder, which can be used to create variants.

threatpost.com
On Nov 19, 2019
@threatpost shared
A malicious spam campaign that purports to be a critical #Windows update instead installs the Cyborg #ransomware, warn @Trustwave researchers. https://t.co/JmotG51mlJ
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‘Windows Update’ Installs Cyborg Ransomware

An executable file disguised as a .jpg leads not only to ransomware but also its builder, which can be used to create variants.

Inside the Microsoft team tracking the world’s most dangerous hackers

On Nov 6, 2019
@ericgeller shared
[email protected] went to Redmond to meet members of Microsoft's threat intelligence team, who track advanced hackers using Microsoft's unimaginably vast ocean of telemetry. https://t.co/a5Pa6VLuSA https://t.co/fuhEClhg8m
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From Russian Olympic cyberattacks to billion-dollar North Korean malware, how one tech giant monitors nation-sponsored hackers everywhere on earth.

www.technologyreview.com
On Nov 6, 2019
@ericgeller shared
[email protected] went to Redmond to meet members of Microsoft's threat intelligence team, who track advanced hackers using Microsoft's unimaginably vast ocean of telemetry. https://t.co/a5Pa6VLuSA https://t.co/fuhEClhg8m
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Inside the Microsoft team tracking the world’s most dangerous hackers

From Russian Olympic cyberattacks to billion-dollar North Korean malware, how one tech giant monitors nation-sponsored hackers everywhere on earth.

Calypso APT Emerges from the Shadows to Target Governments

On Nov 1, 2019
@kaspersky shared
Newly formed group, dubbed 'Calypso' is targeting Government organisations in India, Brazil,Kazakhstan, Russia, Thailand and Turkey. https://t.co/SoQq9s0M1h
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Researchers believe the threat group is based in China.

threatpost.com
On Nov 1, 2019
@kaspersky shared
Newly formed group, dubbed 'Calypso' is targeting Government organisations in India, Brazil,Kazakhstan, Russia, Thailand and Turkey. https://t.co/SoQq9s0M1h
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Calypso APT Emerges from the Shadows to Target Governments

Researchers believe the threat group is based in China.

Kaspersky Security Bulletin 2019. Advanced threat predictions for 2020

On Nov 25, 2019
@kaspersky shared
Our leading APT researchers @craiu @trompi and @emm_david present their advanced threat predictions for 2020. Tune in to the #webinar: https://t.co/SXtVYA0ufd Read the security bulletin: https://t.co/yj2he6tflW https://t.co/5juR2AlNjW
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This is what we think might happen in the coming months, based on the knowledge of experts in this field and our observation of APT attacks – since APT threat actors have historically been the center of innovation.

securelist.com
On Nov 25, 2019
@kaspersky shared
Our leading APT researchers @craiu @trompi and @emm_david present their advanced threat predictions for 2020. Tune in to the #webinar: https://t.co/SXtVYA0ufd Read the security bulletin: https://t.co/yj2he6tflW https://t.co/5juR2AlNjW
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Kaspersky Security Bulletin 2019. Advanced threat predictions for 2020

This is what we think might happen in the coming months, based on the knowledge of experts in this field and our observation of APT attacks – since APT threat actors have historically been ...

hslatman/awesome-threat-intelligence

On Nov 20, 2019
@CTIN_Global shared
InfosecNewsBot "RT cipherstorm: awesome-threat-intelligence: https://t.co/stJuWqXmjo https://t.co/7bTYfyHdnf" https://t.co/Fs82zY5lAX
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awesome-threat-intelligence - A curated list of Awesome Threat Intelligence resources

github.com
On Nov 20, 2019
@CTIN_Global shared
InfosecNewsBot "RT cipherstorm: awesome-threat-intelligence: https://t.co/stJuWqXmjo https://t.co/7bTYfyHdnf" https://t.co/Fs82zY5lAX
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hslatman/awesome-threat-intelligence

awesome-threat-intelligence - A curated list of Awesome Threat Intelligence resources

Jeanette Manfra, senior DHS cybersecurity official, to leave government

On Nov 22, 2019
@InsideCyber shared
RT @CISAManfra: From @zackwhittaker: ...Manfra said she was most proud of her team. “A lot of them have been with me since we started,” she said. “They could be working out in the private sector making a ton of money, but they’re dedicating their lives here,” she said. https://t.co/nGkEii2dKs
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After a decade in senior cybersecurity positions, Manfra is to depart for the private sector.

techcrunch.com
On Nov 22, 2019
@InsideCyber shared
RT @CISAManfra: From @zackwhittaker: ...Manfra said she was most proud of her team. “A lot of them have been with me since we started,” she said. “They could be working out in the private sector making a ton of money, but they’re dedicating their lives here,” she said. https://t.co/nGkEii2dKs
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Jeanette Manfra, senior DHS cybersecurity official, to leave government

After a decade in senior cybersecurity positions, Manfra is to depart for the private sector.

The 7 Biggest Technology Trends To Disrupt Banking & Financial Services In 2020

On Nov 11, 2019
@ForbesTech shared
The 7 biggest technology trends to disrupt banking and financial services in 2020 https://t.co/yORIxY5qw0 by @bernardmarr
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New technology changes the operations and realities of organizations in all industries when it is widely adopted. It's no different with the latest innovation introduced by artificial intelligence, blockchain, and other technology.

www.forbes.com
On Nov 11, 2019
@ForbesTech shared
The 7 biggest technology trends to disrupt banking and financial services in 2020 https://t.co/yORIxY5qw0 by @bernardmarr
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The 7 Biggest Technology Trends To Disrupt Banking & Financial Services In 2020

New technology changes the operations and realities of organizations in all industries when it is widely adopted. It's no different with the latest innovation introduced by artificial ...

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