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This time of year is an ideal hunting ground for hackers, phishers and malware spreaders; disguising their attacks as offers too good to refuse, a concerned security message from your bank requiring urgent attention, a special rate discount from your credit card service, and more.
An untrusted search path vulnerability in the Cisco Immunet antimalware installer could allow an authenticated, local attacker to execute arbitrary code via DLL hijacking if a local user with administrative privileges executes the installer in the ...
A vulnerability in Cisconbsp;Umbrella Insights Virtual Appliances could allow an authenticated, local attacker to log in to an affected virtual appliance with root privileges. The vulnerability is due to the presence of default, static user crede...
2018 will be a year of innovation in financial services as the pace of change in this space continues to accelerate.

As more channels and new financial service offerings emerge, threats will diversify.

Financial services will need to focus on omni-channel fraud prevention to successfully identify more fraud crossing from online accounts to newer channels.
2017 was one of the most intense in terms of incidents affecting the information security of industrial systems.
Security researchers discovered and reported hundreds of new vulnerabilities, warned of new threat vectors in ICS and technological processes, provided data on accidental infections of industrial systems and detected targeted attacks.

IT threat evolution Q3 2017

Our growing dependence on technology, connectivity and data means that businesses present a bigger attack surface than ever. Targeted attackers have become more adept at exploiting their victimsrsquo; vulnerabilities to penetrate corporate defences while ‘flying under the radarrsquo;.
Newly AVGater flaw provided key ingrediant for hacker to hijack computer.
App developers fail to remove their hardcoded credentials, affecting hundreds of millions of data records.
Zeus Panda, a banking Trojan designed to steal credentials, is being distributed via poisoned Google search results.
FBI apply choke hold A former wrestling student at the University of Iowa is facing a possible 20 years in prison after accusations that he used keylogging hardware to steal login credentials that were used to change students grades and steal exams ahe...
A vulnerability in the Simple Network Management Protocolnbsp;(SNMP) subsystem of Cisconbsp;Wireless LAN Controllers could allow an authenticated, remote attacker to cause an affected device to restart, resulting in a denial of servicenbsp;(DoS)...
Stolen credentials are used to launch attacks which include the ability to stream live video of the screens of infected users.