Cybersecurity


Security researcher discovers bug within SymCrypt

Google vulnerability researcher discovers bug within SymCrypt

Tavis Ormandy, one of Google’s “Project Zero” team’s security researchers discovered a vulnerability that could effectively perform a denial-of-service attack on Windows servers. There is a 90-day disclosure deadline associated with Project Zero, and since it was day 91, Ormandy released the information.

The Internet of Things and the security challenges it creates for small business

The Internet of Things and the security challenges it creates for small business

Managing the traditional limitations of time and resources means that running a small business on a budget is a challenge, but these difficulties become more pronounced when resources are stretched even further by the increased security demands of new technology.

Telegram App Targeted in DDoS Cyberattack

Telegram App Targeted in DDoS Cyberattack

An DDoS attack aimed at slowing connectivity for the Telegram app took place this week. The cyberattack coincided with large protests in Hong Kong, and with most of the IP addresses coming from China, it is speculated that they were involved in the attack.

Kapersky Researchers Warn Google Calendar Users Against New Phishing Attacks

Kapersky Researchers Warn Google Calendar Users Against New Phishing Attacks

Kapersky security researchers have identified a new phishing attack that takes place in Google Calendar. Threat actors send a Google Calendar invitation to a user that contains a malicious link hosting a phishing URL.

Study Findings Show Dark Net Poses Great Risk to Large Enterprises

Study Findings Show Dark Net Poses Great Risk to Large Enterprises

Bromium®, Inc. has announced the findings of ‘Behind the Dark Net Black Mirror,’ a study that showed the growing risk posed by the dark net to the enterprise.

Data Breach Compromises Tens of Thousands of Travelers’ Images, License Plates

Data Breach Compromises Tens of Thousands of Travelers' Images, License Plates

A subcontractor of U.S. Customs & Border Protection transferred images of travelers and license plates to its network without CBP’s authorization or knowledge. He was subsequently hacked, and the information was compromised.

Stanford Scholars Set Forth 2020 Election Security Recommendations

A group of 14 Stanford scholars put together a report of recommendations for increased election security, addressing problems of cybersecurity, ballot security, and election transparency.

Cisco Announces Plan to Acquire Sentryo

Cisco Announces Plan to Acquire Sentryo

Cisco recently announced that it plans to acquire Sentryo in order to optimize visibility, segmentation, and operations for Cisco customers.



LabCorp Announces AMCA Breach May Have Affected Their Patients

LabCorp reported that about 7.7 million patients’ personal information may have been compromised in the AMCA data breach.

How Organizations Can Leverage Microsegmentation to Create a Zero Trust Environment

How Organizations Can Leverage Microsegmentation to Create a Zero Trust Environment

No matter how good an organization’s perimeter defenses and threat detection systems are, it really is just a matter of when it will get breached.

AMCA Makes Statement on Quest Diagnostics Vendor Breach

AMCA Makes Statement on Quest Diagnostics Vendor Breach

The AMCA said they hired a third-party external forensics firm to investigate the Quest Diagnostics data breach

Security Experts Weigh in on Quest Diagnostics Vendor Breach

Security Experts Weigh in on Quest Diagnostics Vendor Breach

Quest Diagnostics has warned its 12 million customers that their personal, financial and medical data may have been exposed.

Security Beyond the Field

Security Beyond the Field

As you walk into a venue to cheer on your favorite team, or see a favorite singer or show, it’s likely that one of the last things on your mind is the potential for a cyber attack.

885 Million Mortgage Documents Exposed Thanks to Website Vulnerability

885 Million Mortgage Documents Exposed Thanks to Website Vulnerability

First American Financial Corporation was made aware of a flaw that exposed their client's mortgage documents.

City Recovers Slowly Following Ransomeware Attack

City Recovers Slowly Following Ransomeware Attack

Baltimore has been inching closer to restoring computer systems after a ransomeware attack on May 7.

Six Top Information Security Risks to Be Aware of in 2019

Six Top Information Security Risks to Be Aware of in 2019

While companies and individuals embrace innovation, cybercriminals make use of the new backdoors to improve the scope of their hacking.

Trump Signs Order to Ban Huawei Brands

Trump Signs Order to Ban Huawei Brands

President Donald Trump has signed an executive order targeting technology provided by “foreign adversaries,” in what is widely being called a “Huawei ban.”

5 Challenges of Creating a Cybersecurity System for Our Electric Grid

5 Challenges of Creating a Cybersecurity System for Our Electric Grid

Here are some of the challenges that we must resolve before making the electric grid hacker-proof.

Moving from DevOps to DevSecOps: The Path to Security

Moving from DevOps to DevSecOps: The Path to Security

Security is now being analyzed during the development process to account for every variable.

WhatsApp Discovers Major Security Loophole

WhatsApp Discovers Major Security Loophole

Here's what you need to know about WhatsApp's major security flaw.

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