Hacking & Cybersecurity

Monthly report: June 2019

This month, The Essentials Report, has curated & analyzed the content published by 174 influencers like Cylance Inc. and WhiteHat Security, discussing hashtags such as #Cybersecurity , #cyber and #EXCLUSIVE.
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Iranian state hackers reload their domains, release off-the-shelf RAT malware

On Jun 27, 2019
@georgevhulme shared
Thanks for the pen test, America. Now, duck Iranian state hackers reload their domains, release off-the-shelf RAT malware https://t.co/2o9iOwoMln
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As CISA warns of sharp rise in Iran hack attempts on US, researchers see same elsewhere.

arstechnica.com
On Jun 27, 2019
@georgevhulme shared
Thanks for the pen test, America. Now, duck Iranian state hackers reload their domains, release off-the-shelf RAT malware https://t.co/2o9iOwoMln
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Iranian state hackers reload their domains, release off-the-shelf RAT malware

As CISA warns of sharp rise in Iran hack attempts on US, researchers see same elsewhere.

U.S. Escalates Online Attacks on Russia’s Power Grid

On Jun 15, 2019
@hrbrmstr shared
The @nytimes rly needs to stop reporting on cyber for a while until they can do so responsibly. Must be bonus time for ego-driven reporters or something. // https://t.co/SB9hfozso9
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The Trump administration is using new authority to take more aggressive digital action in a warning to Moscow and in a demonstration of its abilities.

www.nytimes.com
On Jun 15, 2019
@hrbrmstr shared
The @nytimes rly needs to stop reporting on cyber for a while until they can do so responsibly. Must be bonus time for ego-driven reporters or something. // https://t.co/SB9hfozso9
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U.S. Escalates Online Attacks on Russia’s Power Grid

The Trump administration is using new authority to take more aggressive digital action in a warning to Moscow and in a demonstration of its abilities.

Top 10 Cybersecurity Companies To Watch In 2019

On Jun 21, 2019
@cylanceinc shared
#BlackBerryCylance named Top 10 #Cybersecurity Companies To Watch In 2019 via @Forbes! https://t.co/FnVWfSQQ1u https://t.co/1801X8Hrpc
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Cloud Security platform and application sales are projected to grow at a 35.3% Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) between 2017 to 2019, becoming a $459M market this year.

www.forbes.com
On Jun 21, 2019
@cylanceinc shared
#BlackBerryCylance named Top 10 #Cybersecurity Companies To Watch In 2019 via @Forbes! https://t.co/FnVWfSQQ1u https://t.co/1801X8Hrpc
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Top 10 Cybersecurity Companies To Watch In 2019

Cloud Security platform and application sales are projected to grow at a 35.3% Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) between 2017 to 2019, becoming a $459M market this year.

AP sources: US struck Iranian military computers this week

On Jun 24, 2019
@FireEye shared
[email protected] from @AP spoke with our Director of Intel Analysis., @JohnHultquist as part of their coverage on the US #cyber activity against military computers in #Iran in response to the Iranian attacks. https://t.co/IWv12kyIxK
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WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. military cyber forces launched a strike against Iranian military computer systems on Thursday as President Donald Trump backed away from plans for a more conventional...

apnews.com
On Jun 24, 2019
@FireEye shared
[email protected] from @AP spoke with our Director of Intel Analysis., @JohnHultquist as part of their coverage on the US #cyber activity against military computers in #Iran in response to the Iranian attacks. https://t.co/IWv12kyIxK
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AP sources: US struck Iranian military computers this week

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. military cyber forces launched a strike against Iranian military computer systems on Thursday as President Donald Trump backed away from plans for a more ...

Hey startups, want to become a global company?

On Jun 30, 2019
@kaspersky shared
Looking to catapult your #startup to global company status? This is for you: https://t.co/vZzojZf6Xr
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About five years ago we launched an interesting project – our own Business Incubator . Why? Because there are a lot of great ideas out in the wild that need nurturing to grow and develop into…

eugene.kaspersky.com
On Jun 30, 2019
@kaspersky shared
Looking to catapult your #startup to global company status? This is for you: https://t.co/vZzojZf6Xr
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Hey startups, want to become a global company?

About five years ago we launched an interesting project – our own Business Incubator . Why? Because there are a lot of great ideas out in the wild that need nurturing to grow and develop ...

Home » Security Boulevard (Original) » Industry Spotlight » How to Start a Career in Cybersecurity How to Start a Career in Cybersecurity

On Jun 29, 2019
@whitehatsec shared
Considering a career in cybersecurity? Check out this article from WhiteHat CEO @CraigHinkley for steps to take to ensure a path to success: https://t.co/Kua0SunjnE via @securityblvd
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The time is ripe for high school graduates or those looking for a midlife career change to consider cybersecurity for their next career move.

securityboulevard.com
On Jun 29, 2019
@whitehatsec shared
Considering a career in cybersecurity? Check out this article from WhiteHat CEO @CraigHinkley for steps to take to ensure a path to success: https://t.co/Kua0SunjnE via @securityblvd
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Home » Security Boulevard (Original) » Industry Spotlight » How to Start a Career in Cybersecurity How to Start a Career in Cybersecurity

The time is ripe for high school graduates or those looking for a midlife career change to consider cybersecurity for their next career move.

NSA technical director: Iran-linked operations are about espionage, not destruction

On Jun 22, 2019
@a_greenberg shared
RT @shanvav: Iran-linked cyber-ops against the U.S. appear to focus on espionage and not destruction (for now), a senior U.S. intelligence official tells me, even as tensions spike. Says they are trying to figure out what U.S. policymakers are thinking @CyberScoopNews https://t.co/9uc2o1FGcJ
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David Hogue, the technical director for the NSA’s Threat Operations Center, tells CyberScoop Iranian-linked hacking groups are focused on traditional intelligence gathering.

www.cyberscoop.com
On Jun 22, 2019
@a_greenberg shared
RT @shanvav: Iran-linked cyber-ops against the U.S. appear to focus on espionage and not destruction (for now), a senior U.S. intelligence official tells me, even as tensions spike. Says they are trying to figure out what U.S. policymakers are thinking @CyberScoopNews https://t.co/9uc2o1FGcJ
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NSA technical director: Iran-linked operations are about espionage, not destruction

David Hogue, the technical director for the NSA’s Threat Operations Center, tells CyberScoop Iranian-linked hacking groups are focused on traditional intelligence gathering.

Vietnamese hacking group has a ‘Swiss Army knife’ of tools at its disposal

On Jul 1, 2019
@cylanceinc shared
RT @snlyngaas: Vietnamese hacking group has a ‘Swiss Army knife’ of tools at its disposal https://t.co/u5DgvkfKnE #OceanLotus #Vietnam
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A set of remote access tools used by Vietnam’s top hacking group remained largely undetected for years despite their reliance on sloppy code and other hacking techniques that fall short of the group’s normally high standard, according to research published Monday by BlackBerry Cylance. ...

www.cyberscoop.com
On Jul 1, 2019
@cylanceinc shared
RT @snlyngaas: Vietnamese hacking group has a ‘Swiss Army knife’ of tools at its disposal https://t.co/u5DgvkfKnE #OceanLotus #Vietnam
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Vietnamese hacking group has a ‘Swiss Army knife’ of tools at its disposal

A set of remote access tools used by Vietnam’s top hacking group remained largely undetected for years despite their reliance on sloppy code and other hacking techniques that fall short of ...

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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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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

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