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VU#768399: HPE SiteScope contains multiple vulnerabilities

HPE's SiteScope is vulnerable to several cryptographic issues,insufficiently protected credentials,and missing authentication.

Raspberry Pi sours thanks to mining malware

Change your default user name or Linux.MulDrop.14 will send your Pi down the crypto-mines Anti-virus vendor Dr. Web has found something nasty: malware named “Linux.MulDrop.14rdquo; that turns the Raspberry Pi into a cryptocurrency mining machine.…

SambaCry is coming

Not long ago, news appeared online of a younger sibling for the sensational vulnerability EternalBlue.

The story was about a new vulnerability for *nix-based systems – EternalRed (aka SambaCry). On May 30th our honeypots captured the first attack to make use of this particular vulnerability, but the payload in this exploit had nothing in common with the Trojan-Crypt that was EternalBlue and WannaCry.

Paxo trashes privacy, social media and fake news at Infosec 2017

Just don't ask him to explain cryptography... "Why is Jeremy Paxman at Infosec?” more than one person wondered, as Newsnight's former rottweiler-in-chief took the stage to deliver the morning's keynote.…

Break crypto to monitor jihadis in real time? Don’t be ridiculous,...

Former gov.UK advisor Rohan Silva branded 'utterly clueless' Calls by a former special advisor to ex UK Prime Minister David Cameron to allow the circumvention of end-to-end encryption to monitor terrorist suspects have come under fire from security experts.…

Tech firms: We’re trying to make our sites hostile to terrorists

Facebook, Twitter, and Google react to UK prime minister's call to limit encryption.

Identity management outfit OneLogin sugar coats impact of attack

Blog reveals breach.

Email warns of data compromise.
Support page says crypto at risk Identity management outfit OneLogin has revealed it's suffered a security incident that's seen “unauthorized access to OneLogin data in our US data regionrdquo;, but has offered rather scarier information in different documents.…

Keybase Extension Brings End-to-End Encrypted Chat To Twitter, Reddit, GitHub

A recently released extension for Chrome, developed by the public key crypto database Keybase, brought end-to-end encrypted messaging to several apps this week.

IT threat evolution Q1 2017. Statistics

According to KSN data, Kaspersky Lab solutions detected and repelled 479,528,279 malicious attacks from online resources located in 190 countries all over the world.

File antivirus detected a total of 174,989,956 unique malicious and potentially unwanted objects.

It’s May, so the CDC wants to remind you how gross...

This year the agency highlights Crypto outbreaks, which doubled in the last year.

IT threat evolution Q1 2017

Wersquo;ve become accustomed to seeing a steady stream of security breaches month after month; and this quarter has been no exception, including attacks on Barts Health Trust, Sports Direct, Intercontinental Hotels Group and ABTA.

Try Hitler’s ‘unbreakable’ cipher: Germany’s WWII Lorenz crypto machine is now...

The Virtual Lorenz machine lets you try a replica of the cipher system Hitler used to communicate in secret with his top generals.