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Breaking The Weakest Link Of The Strongest Chain

Around July last year, more than a 100 Israeli servicemen were hit by a cunning threat actor.The attack compromised their devices and exfiltrated data...

Yahoo reveals more breachiness to users victimized by forged cookies

(credit: Clever Cupcakes) Yahoo has sent out another round of notifications to users, warning some that their accounts may have been breached as...

KopiLuwak: A New JavaScript Payload from Turla

On 28 January 2017, John Lambert of Microsoft (@JohnLaTwC) tweeted about a malicious document that dropped a “very interesting .JS backdoor“.Since the end of...

Doctor Who’s Peter Capaldi to ditch TARDIS at end of 2017

Enlarge (credit: Doctor Who, BBC) Peter Capaldi's Time Lord has called time on Doctor Who, after he confirmed in a surprise announcement during...

Yahoo pushes back timing of Verizon deal after breaches

Verizon’s planned acquisition of Yahoo will take longer than expected and won’t close until this year’s second quarter, the internet company said on Monday. The...

More, cheaper, bigger, faster: The defense and cyber strategy of Donald...

Enlarge / Where's the defense and cyber-weapon procurement budget going, Mr. President-elect?Getty Images | Joe Raedle reader comments 75 Share this story Since...

Threat Attribution: Misunderstood & Abused

Despite its many pitfalls, threat attribution remains an important part of any incident response plan. Here's why. Threat attribution is the process of identifying actors...

Ransomware: How A Security Inconvenience Became The Industry's Most-Feared Vulnerability

There are all sorts of ways to curb ransomware, so why has it spread so successfully? The word "ransomware" conjures up images of dark cloaks...

MongoDB hackers now sacking ElasticSearch

Open season on open services It is open season on open services as net scum migrate from sacking MongoDB databases to insecure ElasticSearch instances. Some 35,000...

Shamoon Can Now Destroy Virtual Desktops, Too

Enlarge / A computer infected by Shamoon System is unable to find its operating system.Palo Alto Networks reader comments 19 Share this story ...

'Molecular' Cybersecurity Vs. Information Cybersecurity

When it comes to industrial processes, security begins at the molecular level. Not all cybersecurity risk is created equal.Case in point: when Sony was hacked,...

ObserveIT Launches Partner Program, Looks To Make Big Channel Push In...

When ObserveIT dove headfirst into the North American market after a venture capital investment, it invested heavily in an inside sales strategy, a departure...