Hacking & Cybersecurity

Monthly report: March 2018

This month, The Essentials Report, has curated & analyzed the content published by 24 influencers like Cylance Inc. and McAfee Labs, discussing hashtags such as #security , #infosec and #malware.
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McAfee Researchers Find Poor Security Exposes Medical Data to Cybercriminals

On Mar 12, 2018
@McAfee_Labs shared
Medical #data has become an irresistible target for #cybercriminals and current systems make it easy to access. Don't believe us? See what we created with the data gathered from a vulnerable PACS server via @ChristiaanBeek. https://t.co/Ty5e0Gkm2Z
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The nonperishable nature of medical data makes an irresistible target for cybercriminals. The art of hacking requires significant time and effort, encouraging experienced cybercriminals to plot their attacks based on the return they will see from their investment. ...

securingtomorrow.mcafee.com
On Mar 12, 2018
@McAfee_Labs shared
Medical #data has become an irresistible target for #cybercriminals and current systems make it easy to access. Don't believe us? See what we created with the data gathered from a vulnerable PACS server via @ChristiaanBeek. https://t.co/Ty5e0Gkm2Z
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McAfee Researchers Find Poor Security Exposes Medical Data to Cybercriminals

The nonperishable nature of medical data makes an irresistible target for cybercriminals. The art of hacking requires significant time and effort, encouraging experienced cybercriminals to ...

Fighting Today’s Extortive Ransomware Threats

On Mar 2, 2018
@cylanceinc shared
Fighting Today’s Extortive Ransomware Threats https://t.co/7o0jeoJf6n #infosec #security #ransomware https://t.co/RMtDHXCWJM
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While advanced persistent threats and malware still plague victims, it is ransomware that is gaining real traction in today’s cybersecurity landscape. This whitepaper explains the challenges organizations are facing with the increase in ransomware attacks, and outlines the steps ...

threatmatrix.cylance.com
On Mar 2, 2018
@cylanceinc shared
Fighting Today’s Extortive Ransomware Threats https://t.co/7o0jeoJf6n #infosec #security #ransomware https://t.co/RMtDHXCWJM
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Fighting Today’s Extortive Ransomware Threats

While advanced persistent threats and malware still plague victims, it is ransomware that is gaining real traction in today’s cybersecurity landscape. This whitepaper explains the ...

Data Keeper Service Examined

On Mar 17, 2018
@cylanceinc shared
Cylance vs. DataKeeper Ransomware https://t.co/X55LcU9lt5 #infosec #security #ransomware #malware https://t.co/PYSWIqjfpu
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DataKeeper is the latest contender in a rising number of malware attacks driven by ransomware-as-a-service (RaaS). What does this latest iteration of RaaS-inspired malware mean for computing? The Cylance Threat Research team dug into this emerging threat for answers.

threatmatrix.cylance.com
On Mar 17, 2018
@cylanceinc shared
Cylance vs. DataKeeper Ransomware https://t.co/X55LcU9lt5 #infosec #security #ransomware #malware https://t.co/PYSWIqjfpu
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Data Keeper Service Examined

DataKeeper is the latest contender in a rising number of malware attacks driven by ransomware-as-a-service (RaaS). What does this latest iteration of RaaS-inspired malware mean for ...

Hackers take to illicit coin mining as cryptocurrency fever soars

On Mar 22, 2018
@symantec shared
RT @siliconrepublic: Hackers take to illicit coin mining as cryptocurrency fever soars https://t.co/pAZVIJVH4m
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Cyber-criminals are rapidly adding cryptojacking skills to their arsenal and creating a highly profitable new revenue stream from coin mining.

www.siliconrepublic.com
On Mar 22, 2018
@symantec shared
RT @siliconrepublic: Hackers take to illicit coin mining as cryptocurrency fever soars https://t.co/pAZVIJVH4m
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Hackers take to illicit coin mining as cryptocurrency fever soars

Cyber-criminals are rapidly adding cryptojacking skills to their arsenal and creating a highly profitable new revenue stream from coin mining.

Top Influencers

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

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@IntelSecurity news and resources on solutions for your small business or enterprise. #SecChat organizer/moderator.

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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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