Malware that waits for three mouse clicks before running.

An elusive hacking operation is using a previously unreported backdoor in a malware campaign targeting diplomats and government departments around the world. The Ke3chang advanced persistent threat group is thought to operate out of China and has conducted cyber-espionage campaigns using remote access trojans and other malware since at least 2010. Now cybersecurity researchers at ESET have identified new attacks by Ke3chang – also known as APT 15 -which use an updated version…

July 19, 2019
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Firefox to warn users when passwords have been stolen by hackers.

You can’t spend hours combing through archives of breached data to see if your login credentials were leaked, so Mozilla’s rebranded in-browser password manager, Lockwise, will soon notify users if their saved usernames or passwords were exposed in a data breach, and recommend that they change them. Mozilla’s feature, pointed out by TechDow based on Mozilla bug reports, is already available through third-party password managers like 1Password, but is being introduced as part of Mozilla’s Lockwise…

July 19, 2019
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Independent Age charity suffers a data breach.

The older people’s charity Independent Age has had a data security breach that resulted in personal information, including the bank details and salaries of almost all of its staff, being sent to a former colleague. Third Sector understands that the breach was on 11 June and consisted of personal information for the charity’s staff being accidentally disclosed to a former employee while complying with a subject access request. Details passed on included employees’…

July 19, 2019
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Half of the people of the Isle of White are at risk of cyber attack.

More than half of Manx people risk falling foul of online scams after admitting they use the same password for several accounts, a survey has found. Nearly all respondents said they had received a fraudulent email, while only two thirds were confident in their online security. The poll also found almost 40% did not know how to report a cyber-crime. The statistics were based on the responses of more than…

July 19, 2019
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Slack resets user passwords after 2015 data breach.

In March 2015, the business messaging service and enterprise communications hub, Slack, was breached and a database of usernames and passwords compromised. The attackers were able to insert code to log passwords in plain text as they were typed. Unsurprisingly, Slack was quick to reset passwords of users that were confirmed to have been impacted by the ensuing investigation. A little more surprising, however, is the confirmation that Slack is…

July 19, 2019
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Navisite And Alert Logic Provide New Managed Threat Detection And Remediation Solution Through Expanded Global Partnership.

Navisite, a part of Spectrum Enterprise, the enterprise-focused arm of Charter Communications, Inc., and Alert Logic, the SIEMless Threat Management™ company, today announced the availability of an enhanced, fully integrated portfolio of Managed Threat Detection and Remediation services for enterprise cloud clients. Navisite is leveraging Alert Logic’s award-winning SIEMless Threat Management platform to expand security offerings for clients. Alert Logic’s platform is tightly integrated in Navisite’s managed security service, enabling…

July 19, 2019
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Symantec Introduces The Industry’s Most Comprehensive Cloud Access Security Solution.

Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ: SYMC), the world’s leading cyber security company, today announced its new cloud access security solution to help secure cloud and internet access and use in an enterprise environment. These enhancements and integrations across Symantec’s network security portfolio further position Symantec as the only security provider to offer an integrated cloud-delivered solution that lessens operational costs and complexity, while lowering operational risk. In today’s business environment, there is…

July 18, 2019
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Perimeter 81 Launches Zero Trust Application Access.

Perimeter 81, the leading Zero Trust Secure Network as a Service provider, announced today that it has officially unveiled its new cornerstone solution: Zero Trust Application Access. The service is designed to meet the demands of today’s ever-expanding modern network and ensure fully secured, isolated and agentless access to an organization’s critical web applications, secure shell (SSH), remote desktop (RDP), virtual network computing (VNC) and Telnet in an emulated, streamlined…

July 18, 2019
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The Evolving Nature Of Cloud Load Balancing.

Written by Ronald Sens, EMEA Director at A10 Networks Load balancing of application traffic has been around for a long time. But, as more organisations move to the private and public cloud, it’s undergoing significant changes. Let’s look at some of the important considerations of this evolving technology. Three major requirements underline IT operations and DevOps today: agile, efficiency and, multi-cloud operations. Agile: The movement toward public cloud is arguably…

July 18, 2019
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AMCA data breach affects over 2 million patients.

Another clinical lab ensnared in the AMCA data breach has come forward. Clinical Pathology Laboratories (CPL) says 2.2 million patients may have had their names, addresses, phone numbers, dates of birth, dates of service, balance information and treatment provider information stolen in the previously reported breach. Another 34,500 patients had their credit card or banking information compromised. The breach was limited to U.S. residents, the company said. Source: TechCrunch Source: http://www.itsecurityguru.org

July 18, 2019
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