Hacking & Cybersecurity


Essentials Annual Report 2018

Discover the Hottest Trends & Insights of the Year



In the Last 15 days there's been 62 influencers like CTIN_Global and InfosecurityMag, discussing topics such as #cybersecurity, #securityand #malware.



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State-sponsored espionage and sabotage to shape 15 cybersecurity threats to beware in 2019

On Dec 7, 2018
@CTIN_Global shared
Iasiello_E: State-sponsored espionage and sabotage to shape 15 cybersecurity threats to beware in 2019 https://t.co/37swtbZQpS
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The rise in state-sponsored cyber-attacks on critical infrastructure will continue its upward trajectory during 2019, according to a cyber threat intelligence firm that also forecasts that hackers will capitalise on GDPR, probe cloud security for vulnerabilities and expand use of ...

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On Dec 7, 2018
@CTIN_Global shared
Iasiello_E: State-sponsored espionage and sabotage to shape 15 cybersecurity threats to beware in 2019 https://t.co/37swtbZQpS
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State-sponsored espionage and sabotage to shape 15 cybersecurity threats to beware in 2019

The rise in state-sponsored cyber-attacks on critical infrastructure will continue its upward trajectory during 2019, according to a cyber threat intelligence firm that also forecasts that ...


On Dec 6, 2018
@cylanceinc shared
Report Sheds Light on Massive #Ransomware Problem via @kim_crawley https://t.co/8g8x2J2QHd #SamSam #malware #security #infosec #cybersecurity https://t.co/fMbHA4g0ej
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Report Sheds Light on Massive Ransomware Problem

Datto, a managed service provider of IT services, recently released their 2018 Global State of the Channel Ransomware Report, in which they surveyed over 2,400 IT professionals from around ...

On Nov 30, 2018
@McAfee_Labs shared
GandCrab has been particularly aggressive throughout 2018, says @Raj_Samani. @euroinfosec on the 🐱 and 🐭 game being played between the developers and security researchers via @BnkInfoSecurity. https://t.co/Ib6kF6HK2t
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GandCrab Ransomware: Cat-and-Mouse Game Continues

A new, free decryptor has been released for "aggressive" crypto-locking ransomware called GandCrab. Researchers say GandCrab has come to dominate the ransomware-as-a-service market, earning ...

On Dec 13, 2018
@DarkReading shared
The Economics Fueling IoT (In)security https://t.co/3YMbdOAnLr #IoT #profits #attacks
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The Economics Fueling IoT (In)security

Attackers understand the profits that lie in the current lack of security. That must change.

On Dec 6, 2018
@SteveD3 shared
Go and read the best 2019 Security Predictions list ever published as written by @swagitda_ w/ the power of Markov Chains. https://t.co/a1wjxkOQeB
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On Dec 1, 2018
@whitehatsec shared
Security is not a trend; it is an ever-present threat. See what's happening in the wild west of cyber security: IoT and edge computing >> https://t.co/SfUI3UhgLo via @forbes https://t.co/vVCTmldHgX
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IoT And Edge Computing: The Wild West Of Cybersecurity

Analyst Matt Kimball takes a look at the current state of cybersecurity, and what organizations can do to protect themselves from the rapidly evolving threat landscape.

On Dec 7, 2018
@RSAsecurity shared
RT @DellEMC_Canada: From our friends @RSAsecurity: #financial #malware is after more than just your #PIN number. https://t.co/S9imk51BDv https://t.co/jfUFjYFg1u
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Beyond Your Bank Account: Ten Astounding Finds Uncovered by Financial Malware

Learn what finds RSA has uncovered stolen by malware beyond just your bank account.

On Dec 1, 2018
@gcluley shared
Something for the weekend? Try the antidote to cybersecurity podcasts, "Smashing Security". In episode 106 we discuss the FBI's fake FedEx website, how bank account scammers exploit Google maps, and more. iTunes: https://t.co/FOyLoof0F9 or https://t.co/6U3FhC2bxs https://t.co/XpUMaFDkL6
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By Graham Cluley, Carole Theriault

Download past episodes or subscribe to future episodes of Smashing Security by Graham Cluley, Carole Theriault for free.

On Dec 1, 2018
@threatintel shared
When fiction is stranger than reality: 5 novels with hacking plot holes that need to be patched https://t.co/fpqebVehiu #reading #cybersecurity https://t.co/DPFi8xVbFm
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When fiction is stranger than reality: 5 novels with hacking plot holes that need to be patched

Not all novels featuring hacking are created equal — with some containing more holes than others.

On Dec 6, 2018
@RSAsecurity shared
RT @DellTech: You may have heard of the Dark Web, but what about the 'Grey Web?'. Find out why fraudsters are increasingly using social media to target victims this holiday shopping season. https://t.co/PcfOw5q9gR #CyberAware https://t.co/qqmdq76zCw
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The Big Business of Cybercrime During Holiday Shopping Season

During the holiday shopping season, you aren't the only one running around with an agenda. For cybercriminals, this is their peak season too.

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On Dec 9, 2018
@McAfee_Business shared
The length of a vulnerability’s life, from detection to weaponization, will grow even shorter in the new year. Why? Our @McAfee_Labs Threats Predictions Report explains. https://t.co/n7ttcxavZ7 https://t.co/MGQTnnnpP8
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McAfee Labs 2019 Threats Predictions Report

Our predictions for 2019 move away from simply providing an assessment on the rise or fall of a particular threat, and instead focus on current rumblings we see in the cybercriminal ...

On Dec 6, 2018
@whitehatsec shared
RT @SectigoHQ: What does the future hold for cybersecurity? Our VP of IoT, @damonkachur and 59 other security professionals from @BluVector, @auth0, @ProtectWise, @whitehatsec and more share their predictions for 2019. (via @Forbes) https://t.co/52dyBLHahn
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60 Cybersecurity Predictions For 2019

60 predictions for cybersecurity in 2019 reveal the state-of-mind of key industry participants from artificial intelligence (AI) helping both attackers and defenders to data privacy, the ...

On Dec 5, 2018
@DarkReading shared
Backdoors Up 44%, Ransomware Up 43% from 2017 https://t.co/N4JmjkDgvD by @kellymsheridan #backdoors #ransomware #security #risk
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Backdoors Up 44%, Ransomware Up 43% from 2017

Nearly one in three computers was hit with a malware attack this year, and ransomware and backdoors continue to pose a risk.

On Dec 13, 2018
@ericgeller shared
FEC commissioners are about to start a public meeting where they'll consider a proposal from @RonWyden to let lawmakers spend campaign funds to protect their personal devices. https://t.co/k08OTEecFE They've written a draft opinion granting permission: https://t.co/J37p9EdiZ9
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Agenda Document 18-46-B

TO: The Commission FROM: Lisa J. Stevenson Acting General Counsel Neven F. Stipanovic Acting Associate General Counsel Robert M. Knop Assistant General Counsel Joanna S. Waldstreicher ...

On Dec 1, 2018
@CyberScoopNews shared
Proofpoint: Hackers testing new reconnaissance malware on financial institutions https://t.co/HLTonpbtbw
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Proofpoint: Hackers testing new reconnaissance malware on financial institutions

Hackers appear to be testing a new strain of malicious software in phishing emails sent to commercial banks and other targets, researchers from the security vendor Proofpoint said in a ...

On Dec 4, 2018
@DarkReading shared
5 Emerging Trends in Cybercrime https://t.co/xCpMj8xILP #2019 #Trends #AI #fuzzing #machinelearning #swarms
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5 Emerging Trends in Cybercrime

Organizations can start today to protect against 2019's threats. Look out for crooks using AI fuzzing techniques, machine learning, and swarms.

On Dec 2, 2018
@CTIN_Global shared
Cyberwar and the future of cybersecurity (free PDF download) | ZDNet https://t.co/j045yzWQ4D
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Cyberwar and the future of cybersecurity (free PDF download)

This special report from ZDNet and TechRepublic takes an in-depth look at today's security threats and provides advice to defend against attacks.

On Dec 7, 2018
@McAfee_Business shared
New #PowerShell samples increased slightly in Q2. Defending against fileless attacks requires multi-layered defense. https://t.co/6fKV0E9t4M https://t.co/Fr7x2ChoJv
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What is Fileless Malware?

Fileless attacks are at an all-time high. Learn about fileless malware, how fileless infection happens, and techniques to identify and interrupt attacks.

On Dec 10, 2018
@CTIN_Global shared
Iasiello_E: Information Warfare: What Stuxnet Hath Wrought https://t.co/bavazkxmIS
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Information Warfare: What Stuxnet Hath Wrought

Hacking has gone pro since the late 1990s, and one side effect is the need for a descriptive list of hacker terms used here The list is at the end of this piece, in plain English What this ...