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April 18, 2017

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CradleCore Ransomware Sold as Source Code “Malicious software making the rounds on underground forums” Forcepoint security researchers have found a new ransomware, CradleCore, circulating in cybercriminal markets online. CradleCore has a customizable source code, breaking from the usual RaaS ‘business model’ that is common to similar programs. Sneaky Exploit Allows Phishing Attacks From Sites That […]

 

Posted by: Tyler Trainer

 
April 17, 2017

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Cerber Dominates Ransomware Charts “Ransomware market share up to 87%” Malwarebytes Labs has reported that one of the most active ransomware families, Cerber, has taken over vast swathes of the market in 2017. The malicious software has grown its presence by over 15%  from January of this year. NSA-leaking Shadow Brokers just dumped its most […]

 

Posted by: Tyler Trainer

 
April 11, 2017

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Dridex gang uses unpatched Microsoft Word exploit to target millions “Attacks beginning in January” The group associated with the Dridex trojan software has begun using an unpatched Microsoft Word vulnerability that allows it to potentially affect millions of users. The capability of harm was revealed Friday by McAfee antivirus researchers, and security researchers firm FireEye […]

 

Posted by: Tyler Trainer

 
April 7, 2017

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WikiLeaks posts CIA documents on ways to install malware “Details CIA procedures to install malicious programs” WikiLeaks took to the internet again on Friday to publish a new array of classified documents from the CIA. The new leak has outlined the Grasshopper framework, a malware installation system that provides weaponized code onto a computer without […]

 

Posted by: Tyler Trainer

 
April 5, 2017

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Malware Allows Remote Administration of ATMs “Software allows for ejection of cash” Kaspersky Labs has recently revealed malware code that is capable of remotely gaining administration functions of ATM’s. This was discovered after a Russian bank was targeted by cybercriminals, who used the malware to access several ATM’s. The code was not deleted after the […]

 

Posted by: Tyler Trainer

 
April 4, 2017

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Zero-day threats make up 30% of malware in new WatchGuard cybersecurity study “Antivirus softwares struggle to keep up” Seattle-based WatchGuard Technologies recently released a report outlining the increasing challenges to firm antivirus softwares. According to the security research firm, 30% of malware circulated in the last three months of 2016 is under the classification of […]

 

Posted by: Tyler Trainer

 
April 3, 2017

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Researcher Says 9 in 10 Smart TVs Vulnerable to Broadcast-based Attacks “However attack maybe challenging” Security researchers at Columbia have been able to demonstrate the vulnerability of many Smart TV’s and other internet connectivity-capable devices three years ago, a finding mirrored by current investigations into IoT security. While over 90 percent of these popular new […]

 

Posted by: Tyler Trainer

 
April 3, 2017

3 Insights from Industry Leaders at 10Fold’s Inaugural Big Data Horizon Event

With 10Fold’s first ever Big Data Horizon (BDH) event coming to a close last week, we’re sharing some of the key takeaways on what industry leaders are focusing on as they build their data strategies. Big Data & Big Legal With the ever-increasing complexity of data collection and a growing number of embedded sensors in […]

 

Posted by: Tyler Trainer

 
March 14, 2017

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Financial Attackers as Sophisticated as Nation-State Groups: FireEye “Financially motivated actors as dangerous as nation states” The 2017 M-Trends report published Tuesday by Mandiant addresses growing concerns of private threat actors. The data, based on investigations of incidents by Mandiant, establishes that non-governmental cyber hackers have become incredibly more complex in their activities over the […]

 

Posted by: Tyler Trainer

 
March 13, 2017

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Dahua, Hikvision IoT Devices Under Siege “Huge security hole in many products” The second largest world producer of IoT devices, Dahua, has released a software update that has gaping security deficiencies in several of popular products including DVR’s and cameras. These internet connected gadgets are vulnerable to login bypasses and remote access to various systems. […]

 

Posted by: Tyler Trainer