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Ransomware in targeted attacks

Ransomware's popularity has attracted the attention of cybercriminal gangs; they use these malicious programs in targeted attacks on large organizations in order to steal money.
In late 2016, we detected an increase in the number of attacks, the main goal of which was to launch an encryptor on an organization's network nodes and servers.

Wi-Fi sex toy with built-in camera fails penetration test

Svakom's Siime Eye exposes your most intimate moments Sex toy designer Svakom decided that a vibrator needed a camera on the end, and it also needed a Wi-Fi access point – with the utterly predictable result that the device is hackable.…

VU#168699: dotCMS contains multiple vulnerabilities

The dotCMS administration panel is vulnerable to cross-site request forgery,and the"Push Publishing"feature in Enterprise Pro is vulnerable to path traversal and arbitrary file upload. dotCMS versions 3.7.1 and earlier are affected.

Australia’s culture of trust is leaving the country vulnerable: Kaspersky Lab

Kaspersky Lab general manager ANZ Peter Brady said it is the laid back, naive culture Australia has that is resulting in such alarming statistics when it comes to mobile banker Trojan penetration.

CarDekho.com’s unique used car loans tool clocks record Rs 100 Cr...

CarDekho.com Trustmark certification and warranty allow consumers to purchase car with complete peace of mind16/Feb/2017 New Delhi: CarDekho.com, India’s leading auto portal, facilitated over Rs 100 cr disbursals in retail Used Car Loans.

The development comes just months after the company announced the launch of its Digital Loan Platform for used car dealers.Loan penetration on used cars has traditionally been low in India due to complications involved in loan discovery and loan processing for used... Source: RealWire

Wind penetration on central US grid hits 52% Sunday night, breaking...

Southwest Power Pool operates transmission lines from Montana to Louisiana.

Hacking The Penetration Test

Penetration testers rarely get spotted, according to a Rapid7 report analyzing its real-world engagements.

Rapid7 Adds IoT Hardware Support to Metasploit Security Testing

Open-source Metasploit penetration testing framework gets new hardware support, enabling researchers to target IoT.

Metasploit Can Now Be Directly Linked To Hardware For Vulnerability Testing

New hardware bridge extends penetration testing tools capabilities into physical world.

FCC Republican argues against more federal broadband subsidies

O'Rielly: Subsidies hurt competition, let bureaucrats pick winners and losers.

Uber pays hacker US$9,000 for partner firm’s bug

Ransomware protection service opened Lockheed Martin, Adobe data to attackers Russian penetration tester Vladimir Ivanov has reported a bug in anti-ransomware backup service Code42 that could have seen attackers pilfer data from the likes of Uber, Lockheed Martin, and Adobe.…

Oracle Patches 270 Vulnerabilities in First Patch Update of 2017

Oracle is patching a long list of different vulnerabilities in its software portfolio.

This time, it's the Oracle E-Business Suite that is getting the most patches. Oracle is out with its first Critical Patch Update (CPU) for 2017 and it's a big one.