Hacking & Cybersecurity

Monthly report: May 2019

This month, The Essentials Report, has curated & analyzed the content published by 150 influencers like CTIN and WhiteHat Security, discussing hashtags such as #cybersecurity , #CYBER and #EXCLUSIVE.
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The Ukrainian Hacker Who Became the FBI’s Best Weapon—And Worst Nightmare

On May 29, 2019
@georgevhulme shared
RT @WIRED: Hacker Maksym Popov gave himself up to the FBI and joined its fight against Eastern European cybercrime. Trouble is, he never really left the dark side https://t.co/petm5UCyUc
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Hacker Maksym Popov gave himself up to the FBI and joined its fight against Eastern European cybercrime. Trouble is, he never really gave up his black hat.

www.wired.com
On May 29, 2019
@georgevhulme shared
RT @WIRED: Hacker Maksym Popov gave himself up to the FBI and joined its fight against Eastern European cybercrime. Trouble is, he never really left the dark side https://t.co/petm5UCyUc
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The Ukrainian Hacker Who Became the FBI’s Best Weapon—And Worst Nightmare

Hacker Maksym Popov gave himself up to the FBI and joined its fight against Eastern European cybercrime. Trouble is, he never really gave up his black hat.

Russian Hackers Claim to Have Breached Major Anti-Malware Vendors; How Big Is the Threat?

On May 20, 2019
@CTIN_Global shared
Iasiello_E: Russian Hackers Claim to Have Breached Major Anti-Malware Vendors https://t.co/SynhTGtlZ0
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Major anti-malware vendors, Symantec, McAfee, and Trend Micro, allegedly had their source code stolen by Russian hackers. The full set of data including access to the companies' networks are now going on sale for $300,000.

www.cpomagazine.com
On May 20, 2019
@CTIN_Global shared
Iasiello_E: Russian Hackers Claim to Have Breached Major Anti-Malware Vendors https://t.co/SynhTGtlZ0
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Russian Hackers Claim to Have Breached Major Anti-Malware Vendors; How Big Is the Threat?

Major anti-malware vendors, Symantec, McAfee, and Trend Micro, allegedly had their source code stolen by Russian hackers. The full set of data including access to the companies' networks ...

RDP Stands for “Really DO Patch!” – Understanding the Wormable RDP Vulnerability CVE-2019-0708

On May 22, 2019
@dinodaizovi shared
RT @cyb3rops: RDP Vuln CVE-2019-0708 #BlueKeep Signature Creation Essence SVC = "MS_T120" and Channel != 31 as described by @McAfee_Labs in their blog post on that issue https://t.co/0KWGasf5CS https://t.co/sInLM36WYF
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During Microsoft’s May Patch Tuesday cycle, a security advisory was released for a vulnerability in the Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP). What was unique in

securingtomorrow.mcafee.com
On May 22, 2019
@dinodaizovi shared
RT @cyb3rops: RDP Vuln CVE-2019-0708 #BlueKeep Signature Creation Essence SVC = "MS_T120" and Channel != 31 as described by @McAfee_Labs in their blog post on that issue https://t.co/0KWGasf5CS https://t.co/sInLM36WYF
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RDP Stands for “Really DO Patch!” – Understanding the Wormable RDP Vulnerability CVE-2019-0708

During Microsoft’s May Patch Tuesday cycle, a security advisory was released for a vulnerability in the Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP). What was unique in

Trump's Huawei crackdown could hit Trump country hardest

On May 24, 2019
@politico shared
The fallout from Donald Trump's Huawei crackdown may fall hardest on his rural base https://t.co/yPTKd8rxd9
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Small, rural wireless providers fear the president's approach could result in big costs.

www.politico.com
On May 24, 2019
@politico shared
The fallout from Donald Trump's Huawei crackdown may fall hardest on his rural base https://t.co/yPTKd8rxd9
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Trump's Huawei crackdown could hit Trump country hardest

Small, rural wireless providers fear the president's approach could result in big costs.

Huawei ban: Full timeline on how and why its phones are under fire

On May 27, 2019
@CNET shared
Huawei ban: Full timeline on how and why its phones are under fire https://t.co/l7FPMKs0xg https://t.co/JfnYG1YlOd
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Here's a breakdown of the embattled Chinese telecom and phone maker's saga so far.

www.cnet.com
On May 27, 2019
@CNET shared
Huawei ban: Full timeline on how and why its phones are under fire https://t.co/l7FPMKs0xg https://t.co/JfnYG1YlOd
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Huawei ban: Full timeline on how and why its phones are under fire

Here's a breakdown of the embattled Chinese telecom and phone maker's saga so far.

Will the U.S. government draft cybersecurity professionals?

On May 28, 2019
@CTIN_Global shared
Iasiello_E: Will the U.S. government draft cybersecurity professionals? https://t.co/TIYdOQc9cZ
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A Congressional commission might soon recommend conscription of cybersecurity professionals to serve in both the military and civil service. Will the government force security pros to work for Uncle Sam?

www.csoonline.com
On May 28, 2019
@CTIN_Global shared
Iasiello_E: Will the U.S. government draft cybersecurity professionals? https://t.co/TIYdOQc9cZ
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Will the U.S. government draft cybersecurity professionals?

A Congressional commission might soon recommend conscription of cybersecurity professionals to serve in both the military and civil service. Will the government force security pros to work ...

Wired for Safety: A new idea for training in cybersecurity

On May 22, 2019
@CTIN_Global shared
Iasiello_E: Wired for Safety: A new idea for training in cybersecurity https://t.co/LeSEqfK0DX
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Duane Dunston gave a TEDx talk in Stowe earlier this month. Here's what he said.

vtdigger.org
On May 22, 2019
@CTIN_Global shared
Iasiello_E: Wired for Safety: A new idea for training in cybersecurity https://t.co/LeSEqfK0DX
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Wired for Safety: A new idea for training in cybersecurity

Duane Dunston gave a TEDx talk in Stowe earlier this month. Here's what he said.

The Hottest Career on the Block

On May 16, 2019
@cyberdefensemag shared
@cyberdefensemag Publisher @miliefsky Sharing an important story about The Hottest Career on the Block #cybersecurity #CYBER #SECURITY in this #CDM #EXCLUSIVE https://t.co/o68EHw4DJk by Nick Galov @HostingTribunal who we hope to see @BlackHatEvents https://t.co/45a6uuKXVu
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Cybersecurity Could be the Answer With our ever-increasing reliance on tech and AI, one career path shows particular promise. In fact, there is a global shortage of skilled cybersecurity experts in all levels of the industry. That’s a lot faster than most other industries and shows that ...

On May 16, 2019
@cyberdefensemag shared
@cyberdefensemag Publisher @miliefsky Sharing an important story about The Hottest Career on the Block #cybersecurity #CYBER #SECURITY in this #CDM #EXCLUSIVE https://t.co/o68EHw4DJk by Nick Galov @HostingTribunal who we hope to see @BlackHatEvents https://t.co/45a6uuKXVu
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The Hottest Career on the Block

Cybersecurity Could be the Answer With our ever-increasing reliance on tech and AI, one career path shows particular promise. In fact, there is a global shortage of skilled cybersecurity ...

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Aggregating high-quality CTIN member sources with real-time posting on threats | ISAOs | CTI-TC | OSINT | Analytics | ThreatIntel | CyberSecurity | Malware

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WhiteHat Security helps prevent website attacks by providing the most complete Web security solution for companies of any size.

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"suh-ROOS" / I mostly cover privacy, surveillance, and law for @arstechnica / [email protected] / Signal/WhatsApp: 510-394-5485 / Tips welcome.

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Cyber Defense Magazine - The Premier Source for IT Security and Compliance Information. http://t.co/JrLHX9E64N.

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WIRED is where tomorrow is realized.

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SANS is the most trusted and by far the largest source for computer security, IT and information security training, certification and research in the world.

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RSA helps organizations mitigate the risk of operating in a digital world – providing the ability to detect, investigate, & respond to advanced threats.

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Capitol Hill, Silicon Valley and beyond. News, analysis and commentary from cybersecurity’s cutting edge. A @ScoopNewsGroup property.

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The only magazine dedicated to the strategy and technology of information security, delivering critical business and technical information for IT professionals.

Follow 138.1k Followers

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Cybersecurity reporter at @POLITICOPro/@politico. Star Wars fan. Pun aficionado. ✉️ [email protected] 📱 301-547-6954 ⚠ See website for secure contact info.

Follow 40.2k Followers

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Original news, reviews, analysis of tech trends, and expert advice on the most fundamental aspects of tech.

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Cisco provides unmatched visibility, continuous control & advanced threat protection across the entire attack continuum – before, during, and after an attack.

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Kaspersky Lab is the world’s largest privately held vendor of Internet security solutions for businesses and consumers.

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Co-founder & CTO @Capsule8. Securing 🐧 with ❤️ in 🗽. Prev: @Square Mobile Security Lead. Devoted to getting to the bottom of things, not staying on top of them.

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The official tweets of McAfee Labs. McAfee is now part of @IntelSecurity.

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CNET is the place to find out what's happening in tech and why it matters.

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Independent investigative journalist. Writes about cybercrime. Author of 'Spam Nation', a NYT bestseller. Wrote for The Washington Post '95-'09

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Co-founder, CTO of Veracode. Former L0pht security researcher, developer of L0phtCrack and Netcat for Windows. Reaping negative entropy. #appsec #devsecops

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