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Thursday, November 23, 2017

Iranian Nation-State Hacker Indicted for HBO Hack, Extortion

'Winter is coming,' DoJ official says of overseas hackers such as the alleged HBO hacker who steal intellectual property from the US.

Half of Americans Unsure of Online Shopping Safety

Consumers struggle to determine the safety of online shopping websites, putting them at risk for holiday hacking.

Let’s Take a Page from the Credit Card Industry’s Playbook

Internal security departments would do well to follow the processes of major credit cards.

6 Real Black Friday Phishing Lures

As the mega-shopping day approaches, here's a look at six examples of phishing attacks - and ways to avoid taking the bait.

Researcher Finds Hole in Windows ASLR Security Defense

A security expert found a way to work around Microsoft's Address Space Randomization Layer, which protects the OS from memory-based attacks.

North Korea’s Lazarus Group Evolves Tactics, Goes Mobile

The group believed to be behind the Sony breach and attacks on the SWIFT network pivots from targeted to mass attacks.

DDoS Attack Attempts Doubled in 6 Months

Organizations face an average of eight attempts a day, up from an average of four per day at the beginning of this year.

New Guide for Political Campaign Cybersecurity Debuts

The Cybersecurity Campaign Playbook created by bipartisan Defending Digital Democracy Project (D3P) group provides political campaigns with tips for securing data, accounts.

3 Ways to Retain Security Operations Staff

Finding skilled security analysts is hard enough. Once you do, you'll need to fight to keep them working for you.

These tips can help.

Businesses Can’t Tell Good Bots from Bad Bots: Report

Bots make up more than 75% of total traffic for some businesses, but one in three can't distinguish legitimate bots from malicious ones.

Mobile Malware Incidents Hit 100% of Businesses

Attempted malware infections against BYOD and corporate mobile devices are expected to continue to grow, new data shows.

Tips to Protect the DNS from Data Exfiltration

If hackers break in via the Domain Name System, most business wouldn't know until it's too late.

These tips can help you prepare.