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US Cyber Command, DHS, and FBI expose new North Korean malware

On Feb 14, 2020
@craiu shared
RT @campuscodi: US Cyber Command, DHS, and FBI have published security advisories today about new North Korean malware Kasperksy GReAT confirms US government attribution, today's malware samples share code with many past NK malware/operations https://t.co/fboxSMCXd2 https://t.co/B0jBK8ToCi
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US government agencies send out alert about new North Korean malware and phishing campaign.

www.zdnet.com
On Feb 14, 2020
@craiu shared
RT @campuscodi: US Cyber Command, DHS, and FBI have published security advisories today about new North Korean malware Kasperksy GReAT confirms US government attribution, today's malware samples share code with many past NK malware/operations https://t.co/fboxSMCXd2 https://t.co/B0jBK8ToCi
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US Cyber Command, DHS, and FBI expose new North Korean malware

US government agencies send out alert about new North Korean malware and phishing campaign.



On Feb 12, 2020
@DarkReading shared
FBI: Business Email Compromise Cost Businesses $1.7B in 2019 https://t.co/8jdeSlxjgR by @kellymsheridan #email #cybercrime #ransomware #fraud
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FBI: Business Email Compromise Cost Businesses $1.7B in 2019

BEC attacks comprised nearly half of cybercrime losses last year, which totaled $3.5 billion overall as Internet-enabled crimes ramped up.

On Feb 15, 2020
@threatpost shared
Top #security stories for this week include: -Recent phishing scams - including ones with #ValentinesDay hooks -Emotet hacking nearby Wi-Fi networks -A new tactic called “bring your own bug" being used by malware operators -Patch Tuesday craziness https://t.co/OtRSEQa2yv
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News Wrap: Valentine’s Day Scams and Emotet’s Wi-Fi Hack

Top stories of this week include a new Emotet Wi-Fi hack and Robbinhood ransomware operators using a "bring your own bug" technique.

On Feb 11, 2020
@teamcymru shared
Massive #DDoS attack brought down 25% #Iranian Internet connectivity https://t.co/jfvfbddGUz https://t.co/ji1cvyO49q
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Massive DDoS attack brought down 25% Iranian Internet connectivity

Iran comes under cyber-attack again, a massive offensive brought down a large portion of the Iranian access to the Internet. Iran infrastructures are under attack, a massive cyberattack ...

On Feb 15, 2020
@securityaffairs shared
The cyber attack against #Austria's foreign ministry has ended https://t.co/Ziso8oO1KG #securityaffairs #hacking #malware
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Austria’s foreign ministry announced that the cyber attack against its systems, allegedly carried by a state actor has ended.

Austria’s foreign ministry announced that the cyber attack against its systems, allegedly carried by a state actor has ended. Earlier January, Austria’s foreign ministry announced it was ...

On Feb 11, 2020
@Treadstone71LLC shared
Defending against cyber warfare using data exfiltration | BlackFog https://t.co/0oa46bt3WJ #cyberespionage
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Defending against cyber warfare using data exfiltration

As we start a new decade there are growing concerns around espionage and cyber warfare. We discuss recent developments and techniques for disrupting attack vectors using data exfiltration.

On Feb 11, 2020
@SteveGrobman shared
Thank you @nathanielpopper for our discussion on #ransomware for the @nytimes. Its critical to remember that anything of value that is smart and connected can be compromised and held for ransom. Ransomware Attacks Grow, Crippling Cities and Businesses https://t.co/VDHzibKi0j
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Ransomware Attacks Grow, Crippling Cities and Businesses

Hackers are locking people out of their networks and demanding big payments to get back in. New data shows just how common and damaging the attacks have become.

On Feb 15, 2020
@WIRED shared
Your connected vibrator is a security risk. https://t.co/65s0vQVjbr
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The Next Security Risk May Be Your Vibrator

Opinion: The internet of things has permitted the hacking of whole new categories of products -- including sex toys.

On Feb 11, 2020
@teamcymru shared
A #cyberattack on major #banks could trigger a liquidity crisis, #ECB President Christine Lagarde warns https://t.co/Pvx6EvB6uW https://t.co/odkjASV4Gb
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The president of the European Central Bank (ECB), Christine Lagarde, is warning that a cyber-attack on a major financial institution could trigger a liquidity crisis.

The president of the European Central Bank (ECB), Christine Lagarde, is warning that a cyber-attack on a major financial institution could trigger a liquidity crisis. The president of the ...

On Feb 12, 2020
@cyberwar shared
@DeepInstinctSec takes in a $43 million series C. https://t.co/txFrJwL281
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Deep Instinct, The Deep Learning Cybersecurity Innovator, Raises $43 Million Series C Financing To Accelerate Growth

Led by Millennium and joined by new investor Unbound, Series C funding includes strategic participation from LG, NVIDIA, joining investors HP and Samsung.

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On Feb 11, 2020
@attcyber shared
Is your #web host taking #cybersecurity seriously? @securityblvd takes a look at the most important #security features that a good web host should offer: https://t.co/La2AuW4P63
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Home » Cybersecurity » Data Security » Is Your Web Host Taking Cybersecurity Seriously? Is Your Web Host Taking Cybersecurity Seriously?

If you’ve read our article on website security tips, and taken all the necessary steps to secure your new website before it goes live, well done. You are

On Feb 12, 2020
@msuiche shared
Congratulations to @gentilkiwi @shadowbrokerss and @dotMudge for making it to the greatest hackers of all time list from Forbes 😂 https://t.co/jXYUocad5K
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These 20 ‘Hackers’ Helped Shape The Cybersecurity Landscape Forever

I asked cybersecurity experts to name the hackers who have made an impact, good or bad, that has helped shape the security landscape today.

On Feb 12, 2020
@EduardKovacs shared
Several cybersecurity companies have spotted various campaigns that leverage coronavirus-themed emails to deliver malware, phishing and scams. https://t.co/rVYr89oks8
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Coronavirus-Themed Emails Deliver Malware, Phishing, Scams

Several cybersecurity companies have spotted various campaigns that leverage coronavirus-themed emails to deliver malware, phishing and scams

On Feb 11, 2020
@arstechnica shared
New “red team as a service” platform aims to automate hacking tests for company networks https://t.co/IeuASuBhoq by @thepacketrat
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New “red team as a service” platform aims to automate hacking tests for company networks

Automated reconnaissance and attacks in security's name, without boutique red team.

On Feb 10, 2020
@SecurityWeek shared
U.S. Charges Four Chinese Military Hackers Over Equifax Data Breach - https://t.co/cfBFfPO0RS
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Chinese Military Hackers Charged Over Equifax Data Breach

The United States government has charged four members of China’s People’s Liberation Army (PLA) with hacking into credit reporting agency Equifax.

On Feb 10, 2020
@WIRED shared
The Department of Justice alleges that four members of China’s People’s Liberation Army were behind the Equifax hack that exposed the personal information of 147.9 million US citizens. Here's how the hackers did it, according to the DOJ indictment. https://t.co/OnUwGtu3aR
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How 4 Chinese Hackers Allegedly Took Down Equifax

The Department of Justice has pinned the hack on China. Here's how it was done, according to the indictment.

On Feb 17, 2020
@helpnetsecurity shared
Richard Stiennon publishes Security Yearbook 2020, covers the history of the IT security industry - https://t.co/8RfuuqFFKy - @cyberwar @stiennon #cybersecurity https://t.co/PMtjY4YqLV
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Richard Stiennon publishes Security Yearbook 2020, covers the history of the IT security industry

Richard Stiennon, announced the release of “Security Yearbook 2020: A History and Directory of the IT Security Industry.”

On Feb 14, 2020
@stiennon shared
Press release goes out and Amazon immediately "Temporarily out of stock." Still delivers in two days though. https://t.co/KC1gR2Isjz
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Cybersecurity Author Richard Stiennon Publishes New Book Chronicling History of IT Security, “Security Yearbook 2020”

Cybersecurity author Richard Stiennon publishes new book chronicling history of IT Security, “Security Yearbook 2020.

On Feb 12, 2020
@FireEye shared
@JohnHultquist, Senior Director of Intelligence Analysis is quoted in @BNNBloomberg regarding U.S. charges against four Chinese military members for the theft of American information from Equifax. via @asebenius and @cstrohm https://t.co/paaI9p0uBG
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U.S. Tries to Stop Flow of Personal Data to China With Charges

For the last several years, hackers based in China have allegedly been sucking up vast amounts of personal data of U.S. citizens: names, dates of birth, Social Security numbers, even ...