Hacking & Cybersecurity

Monthly report: August 2018

This month, The Essentials Report, has curated & analyzed the content published by 102 influencers like Cylance Inc. and CyberScoop, discussing hashtags such as #security , #infosec and #cybersecurity.
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Symantec Cyber Security Brief Podcast

On Jul 13, 2018
@threatintel shared
#FridayFact: At least one software update supply chain took place each month in 2017. Hear more about these attacks in our latest #CyberSecurityBrief podcast: https://t.co/Jz6GCQsF0W https://t.co/LSc3MBTgAr
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Your weekly dose of cyber security news, hosted by threat researchers from Symantec Security Response Subscribe Apple Android In this week’s podcast, we discuss software supply chain attacks, a subject we wrote about in this year’s ISTR. Software supply chain attacks increased by 200 ...

www.symantec.com
On Jul 13, 2018
@threatintel shared
#FridayFact: At least one software update supply chain took place each month in 2017. Hear more about these attacks in our latest #CyberSecurityBrief podcast: https://t.co/Jz6GCQsF0W https://t.co/LSc3MBTgAr
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Symantec Cyber Security Brief Podcast

Your weekly dose of cyber security news, hosted by threat researchers from Symantec Security Response Subscribe Apple Android In this week’s podcast, we discuss software supply chain ...

Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit 2018: The Ultimate Defense Against the Next Technical Tsunami

On Aug 4, 2018
@cylanceinc shared
Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit 2018: The Ultimate Defense Against the Next Technical Tsunami https://t.co/w5Wl2uhnD4 https://t.co/IimmOWUxoY
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For the first time in history, artificial intelligence (AI) has given us renewed hope that prevention is possible. Join us at the Gartner Security and Risk Management Summit 2018 to learn how AI breaks tradition by providing a predictive advantage previously impossible with legacy ...

threatvector.cylance.com
On Aug 4, 2018
@cylanceinc shared
Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit 2018: The Ultimate Defense Against the Next Technical Tsunami https://t.co/w5Wl2uhnD4 https://t.co/IimmOWUxoY
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Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit 2018: The Ultimate Defense Against the Next Technical Tsunami

For the first time in history, artificial intelligence (AI) has given us renewed hope that prevention is possible. Join us at the Gartner Security and Risk Management Summit 2018 to learn ...

Security must evolve with connectivity if automobiles are to stay safe

On Aug 1, 2018
@RSAConference shared
#Security must evolve with connectivity if automobiles are to stay safe: https://t.co/Usw6FwwCU6 via @IntelTransport
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Ang Cui, CEO and Chief Scientist of Red Balloon Security, discusses how the increase in connectivity provides hackers with vulnerabilities to exploit.

On Aug 1, 2018
@RSAConference shared
#Security must evolve with connectivity if automobiles are to stay safe: https://t.co/Usw6FwwCU6 via @IntelTransport
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Security must evolve with connectivity if automobiles are to stay safe

Ang Cui, CEO and Chief Scientist of Red Balloon Security, discusses how the increase in connectivity provides hackers with vulnerabilities to exploit.

How FBI's global reach took down a cybercrime unicorn

On Aug 5, 2018
@CyberScoopNews shared
How FBI's global reach took down a cybercrime unicorn https://t.co/qbqmeL6rmg
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The FBI's legal attaché program, based in various cities around the world, was crucial to bringing down the alleged FIN7 leaders.

www.cyberscoop.com
On Aug 5, 2018
@CyberScoopNews shared
How FBI's global reach took down a cybercrime unicorn https://t.co/qbqmeL6rmg
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How FBI's global reach took down a cybercrime unicorn

The FBI's legal attaché program, based in various cities around the world, was crucial to bringing down the alleged FIN7 leaders.

Hacking group combines spear-phishing with mass malware campaign

On Aug 3, 2018
@CTIN_Global shared
Iasiello_E: Hacking group combines spear-phishing with mass malware campaign https://t.co/yKIjIXqdnI
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Pakistani hacking group uses basic techniques and has poor operational security - but appears to have slithered into a large number of networks.

www.zdnet.com
On Aug 3, 2018
@CTIN_Global shared
Iasiello_E: Hacking group combines spear-phishing with mass malware campaign https://t.co/yKIjIXqdnI
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Hacking group combines spear-phishing with mass malware campaign

Pakistani hacking group uses basic techniques and has poor operational security - but appears to have slithered into a large number of networks.

SentinelOne Unveils H1 2018 Enterprise Risk Index Report

On Aug 28, 2018
@cyberdefensemag shared
@cyberdefensemag @miliefsky sharing @SentinalOne #ENTERPRISE #RISK #INDEX #REPORT #newsflash https://t.co/zVwK3syrwg https://t.co/y7WRnu2RrA
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Report Highlights Prevalence of Ransomware and Rise of Fileless and PowerShell Attacks; Need for Next-Gen Endpoint Protection by SentinelOne SentinelOne, the autonomous endpoint protection company, today announced the findings of its H1 2018 Enterprise Risk Index Report. In addition, as ...

On Aug 28, 2018
@cyberdefensemag shared
@cyberdefensemag @miliefsky sharing @SentinalOne #ENTERPRISE #RISK #INDEX #REPORT #newsflash https://t.co/zVwK3syrwg https://t.co/y7WRnu2RrA
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SentinelOne Unveils H1 2018 Enterprise Risk Index Report

Report Highlights Prevalence of Ransomware and Rise of Fileless and PowerShell Attacks; Need for Next-Gen Endpoint Protection by SentinelOne SentinelOne, the autonomous endpoint protection ...

Cheddar’s Restaurants Bitten By Credit-Card Breach

On Aug 24, 2018
@threatpost shared
Cheddar’s Scratch Kitchen has become the latest restaurant to suffer a payment-card #breach: https://t.co/NTlH51Uhz1
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Restaurants in 23 states were compromised for two months.

threatpost.com
On Aug 24, 2018
@threatpost shared
Cheddar’s Scratch Kitchen has become the latest restaurant to suffer a payment-card #breach: https://t.co/NTlH51Uhz1
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Cheddar’s Restaurants Bitten By Credit-Card Breach

Restaurants in 23 states were compromised for two months.

Everything Cylance at Black Hat USA 2018!

On Jul 8, 2018
@cylanceinc shared
Black Hat USA 2018 Presentation: The Predictive Advantage: Prevent Zero-Day Attacks Before They Start https://t.co/CieRFBG5CV #infosec #security #BHUSA https://t.co/apXHi3lAbD
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Come celebrate Black Hat’s 21st birthday in Las Vegas on August 4th-9th 2018, with the team from Cylance!

threatvector.cylance.com
On Jul 8, 2018
@cylanceinc shared
Black Hat USA 2018 Presentation: The Predictive Advantage: Prevent Zero-Day Attacks Before They Start https://t.co/CieRFBG5CV #infosec #security #BHUSA https://t.co/apXHi3lAbD
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Everything Cylance at Black Hat USA 2018!

Come celebrate Black Hat’s 21st birthday in Las Vegas on August 4th-9th 2018, with the team from Cylance!

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Prevent #cyberattacks with #ArtificialIntelligence. Need support? Contact @CylanceSupport.

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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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WIRED is where tomorrow is realized.

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Helping companies, governments, and individuals secure their most important data wherever it lives. Need support? Contact @SymantecHelp

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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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Editor-in-Chief, Threatpost

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

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

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

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

Follow 274.3k Followers

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Helping U.S. governments and schools defend against #cybersecurity threats. @CiscoSecurity sales leader for U.S. Public Sector. #securingthecountry

Follow 450.0 Followers

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I'm a reporter for Wired and the author of This Machine Kills Secrets: How WikiLeakers, Cypherpunks, and Hacktivists Aim to Free the World's Information.

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

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