Hacking & Cybersecurity

Monthly report: April 2019

This month, The Essentials Report, has curated & analyzed the content published by 156 influencers like RSA Conference and Infosecurity, discussing hashtags such as #cybersecurity , #TheSAS2019 and #RSAC.
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Gaza Cybergang Group1, operation SneakyPastes

On Apr 12, 2019
@CTIN_Global shared
Iasiello_E: Gaza Cybergang Group1, operation SneakyPastes https://t.co/y4WQ1kfzDS
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Gaza Cybergang(s) is a politically motivated Arabic-language cyberthreat actor, actively targeting the Middle East North Africa region. Group1 is the least sophisticated of the three attack Gaza groups.

securelist.com
On Apr 12, 2019
@CTIN_Global shared
Iasiello_E: Gaza Cybergang Group1, operation SneakyPastes https://t.co/y4WQ1kfzDS
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Gaza Cybergang Group1, operation SneakyPastes

Gaza Cybergang(s) is a politically motivated Arabic-language cyberthreat actor, actively targeting the Middle East North Africa region. Group1 is the least sophisticated of the three attack ...

SAS-2019: a lot more – in Singapore.

On Apr 26, 2019
@kaspersky shared
For those of you who didn't get to join us at #TheSAS2019, check out this recap of the event on @e_kaspersky's blog. 💫 https://t.co/QGmADEaUXQ
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Hi folks! My April journeying continues. It’s already seen me visit such charming cities as Hanover, Baku and Dubai (reports thereon coming soon). Next stop – Singapore. The garden city…

eugene.kaspersky.com
On Apr 26, 2019
@kaspersky shared
For those of you who didn't get to join us at #TheSAS2019, check out this recap of the event on @e_kaspersky's blog. 💫 https://t.co/QGmADEaUXQ
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SAS-2019: a lot more – in Singapore.

Hi folks! My April journeying continues. It’s already seen me visit such charming cities as Hanover, Baku and Dubai (reports thereon coming soon). Next stop – Singapore. The garden city…

News Wrap: Cartoon Network Hack, the Catholic Church and Jason Statham Scams

On May 3, 2019
@threatpost shared
The Threatpost team discusses this week's strangest #security stories - including the Cartoon Network being #hacked to show Brazilian stripper videos. https://t.co/fSHCT9W1zc https://t.co/KhO3UJRh3N
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The Threatpost team breaks down the strangest security stories this week – from Cartoon Network hacked to show stripper videos, to a church being scammed out of $1.75 million.

threatpost.com
On May 3, 2019
@threatpost shared
The Threatpost team discusses this week's strangest #security stories - including the Cartoon Network being #hacked to show Brazilian stripper videos. https://t.co/fSHCT9W1zc https://t.co/KhO3UJRh3N
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News Wrap: Cartoon Network Hack, the Catholic Church and Jason Statham Scams

The Threatpost team breaks down the strangest security stories this week – from Cartoon Network hacked to show stripper videos, to a church being scammed out of $1.75 million.

Navigating the ‘cloudy’ sky

On Apr 2, 2019
@cyberdefensemag shared
@cyberdefensemag Publisher @miliefsky Sharing an important story about Navigating the ‘cloudy’ sky #CYBER #SECURITY in this #CDM #EXCLUSIVE https://t.co/qbftkLS5xo by Raj Samani @Raj_Samani who we hope to see @BlackHatEven https://t.co/L18aoD3APX
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By Raj Samani, the Chief Scientist at McAfee Cloud services are nearly ubiquitous, with 97% of worldwide IT professionals surveyed using some type of cloud functions in their organization, up from 93% just one year ago, according to data from a recent McAfee study. From a security ...

On Apr 2, 2019
@cyberdefensemag shared
@cyberdefensemag Publisher @miliefsky Sharing an important story about Navigating the ‘cloudy’ sky #CYBER #SECURITY in this #CDM #EXCLUSIVE https://t.co/qbftkLS5xo by Raj Samani @Raj_Samani who we hope to see @BlackHatEven https://t.co/L18aoD3APX
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Navigating the ‘cloudy’ sky

By Raj Samani, the Chief Scientist at McAfee Cloud services are nearly ubiquitous, with 97% of worldwide IT professionals surveyed using some type of cloud functions in their organization, ...

Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency

On May 1, 2019
@StaySafeOnline shared
RT @CISAgov: The reality of evolving #cybersecurity threats means we all must work tirelessly to defend against our adversaries. Up for the challenge? Meet us at the @ClearedJobsVA hiring event tomorrow, Westin Tysons Corner, 2pm – 6pm. Register here: https://t.co/nsC7uE74cU
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See what Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency is hiring for at ClearedJob's career fair!

clearedjobs.net
On May 1, 2019
@StaySafeOnline shared
RT @CISAgov: The reality of evolving #cybersecurity threats means we all must work tirelessly to defend against our adversaries. Up for the challenge? Meet us at the @ClearedJobsVA hiring event tomorrow, Westin Tysons Corner, 2pm – 6pm. Register here: https://t.co/nsC7uE74cU
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Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency

See what Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency is hiring for at ClearedJob's career fair!

JasperLoader Emerges, Targets Italy with Gootkit Banking Trojan

On Apr 25, 2019
@TalosSecurity shared
#JasperLoader is an advanced, multi-stage-capable malware loader primarily targeting central Europe. Talos has observed this loader typically delivering a banking trojan using signed emails. Get the details with IOCs on the Talos blog: https://t.co/SPap99oTAE https://t.co/r3xhz9alc3
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A blog from the world class Intelligence Group, Talos, Cisco's Intelligence Group

blog.talosintelligence.com
On Apr 25, 2019
@TalosSecurity shared
#JasperLoader is an advanced, multi-stage-capable malware loader primarily targeting central Europe. Talos has observed this loader typically delivering a banking trojan using signed emails. Get the details with IOCs on the Talos blog: https://t.co/SPap99oTAE https://t.co/r3xhz9alc3
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JasperLoader Emerges, Targets Italy with Gootkit Banking Trojan

A blog from the world class Intelligence Group, Talos, Cisco's Intelligence Group

The Future of Phishing: It’s all about your customers

On Apr 19, 2019
@SANSInstitute shared
Webcast | The Future of #Phishing: It's All About Your Customers with @segasec_com | 4/30 @ 3:30 PM ET | https://t.co/cQDvarYJU7
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While current anti-phishing solutions usually cover basic entry-level phishing scams using reactive inside-the-firewall defenses, a billion of potential variations of sophisticated phishing scams are already being planned and executed everywhere on the internet, entirely undisturbed, ...

www.sans.org
On Apr 19, 2019
@SANSInstitute shared
Webcast | The Future of #Phishing: It's All About Your Customers with @segasec_com | 4/30 @ 3:30 PM ET | https://t.co/cQDvarYJU7
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The Future of Phishing: It’s all about your customers

While current anti-phishing solutions usually cover basic entry-level phishing scams using reactive inside-the-firewall defenses, a billion of potential variations of sophisticated phishing ...

How to Start a Career in Cybersecurity: From Stay-at-Home Mom to Security Pro-in-Training

On Apr 27, 2019
@hrbrmstr shared
RT @rapid7: Carlota recently got back into the workforce after taking time off to be a stay-at-home-mother and volunteer. She's now participating in Rapid7's Security Consultant Development Program. Do you have a similar story about re-entering the workforce? https://t.co/xKEw9NgPhB https://t.co/KqWEhdr2Hp
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My name is Carlota Bindner, and here is my story on how I went from being a stay-at-home mom and community volunteer to participating in Rapid7's Security Consultant Development Program.

blog.rapid7.com
On Apr 27, 2019
@hrbrmstr shared
RT @rapid7: Carlota recently got back into the workforce after taking time off to be a stay-at-home-mother and volunteer. She's now participating in Rapid7's Security Consultant Development Program. Do you have a similar story about re-entering the workforce? https://t.co/xKEw9NgPhB https://t.co/KqWEhdr2Hp
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How to Start a Career in Cybersecurity: From Stay-at-Home Mom to Security Pro-in-Training

My name is Carlota Bindner, and here is my story on how I went from being a stay-at-home mom and community volunteer to participating in Rapid7's Security Consultant Development Program.

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#RSAC: Helping you stay ahead of an ever-changing #security landscape.

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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.

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Chairman and CEO of #Kaspersky Lab. Waging war against #malware for 27 years. #Infosec, #cybercrime, #cyberwar. Views are my own.

Follow 160.1k Followers

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

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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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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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Don't look at me…I do what he does—just slower. #rstats fanatic • 🍊Resistance Fighter • Cook • Christian • [Master] Chef des Données de Sécurité @ @rapid7

Follow 7.9k Followers

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Rapid7 is engineering better security to help companies reduce risk of breach, detect and respond to attacks, and build effective cybersecurity programs.

Follow 68.1k Followers

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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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News and information on IT security, helping information security pros manage the balance between data protection and user access.

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Intelligence, Cyber Counterintel, intel tradecraft, threat intelligence analysis, training, clandestine Cyber HUMINT, Business and Competitive Intelligence

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

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Threatpost is the first stop for fast-breaking security news, conversations and analysis from around the world.

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The National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) is a nonprofit that empowers people to use the Internet safely & securely. Co-founder of @STOPTHNKCONNECT campaign.

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The Official Twitter account of the Talos Group at Cisco.

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Editor-in-chief of @heardonthewire, co-founder of @threatpost, author of novel Motherless Children. Buy it: https://t.co/0jLeOiqNUJ

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Personal account for author of true cyber thriller Fatal System Error + Napster bio All the Rave, at Reuters. PGP key on LinkedIn profile. Open dms.

Follow 6.6k Followers

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I like risk! Also, My comments do not not necessarily represent the views of my employer.

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