Cybersecurity Center Issues Warning RE ‘The Dark Overlord’

The UK Cyber Security Center has issued a warning RE the Dark Overlord, who continues to hack into organisations websites, holding them to ransom, and causing widespread chaos. Read Full Story  ORIGINAL SOURCE: Bank InfoSecurity The post Cybersecurity Center Issues Warning RE ‘The Dark Overlord’ appeared first on IT SECURITY GURU. Source: http://www.itsecurityguru.org

November 8, 2017
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Three Security Predictions

Three security predictions from Kai Grunwitz, Senior Vice President EMEA, NTT Security:   DevSecOps in the age of the cloud DevOps is an increasingly popular development practice allowing organisations to increase the speed at which they produce apps and services. An unfortunate side effect of this process is that you might also be accelerating the production of insecure code and bugs, with the potential to cause a serious financial and…

November 7, 2017
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Putting your head in the cloud to become GDPR compliant

GDPR is coming and is set to have a huge impact on UK businesses. From high-tech to agriculture, every modern business has huge volumes of data that will have to be stored, secured and managed in a way that is compliant with the new regulation.  That’s all very well and good if you are a huge company that can throw resource at dealing with the issue, but what about everyone…

November 7, 2017
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Can you prevent the mega breach?

The threat landscape today is more complex and more dangerous than it has ever been. Where once hackers tended to operate individually, now organisations face much more sophisticated threats from organised eCriminal groups, hacktivists, and nation-state adversaries. The immense resources and know-how that these cybercriminals can deploy means that organisations need to update their approach to security. If they do not, then they will find themselves the victims of the…

November 7, 2017
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Flaw Affecting MILLIONS of Encryption Keys Worse than Initially Anticipated

A flaw affecting millions of encryption keys used in some of the highest-stake security settings could be easier to exploit than originally reported and anticipated, cryptographers  have reported. View Full Story  ORIGINAL SOURCE: Ars Technica The post Flaw Affecting MILLIONS of Encryption Keys Worse than Initially Anticipated appeared first on IT SECURITY GURU. Source: http://www.itsecurityguru.org

November 7, 2017
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Nepalese Bank’s SWIFT Server Hacked

One of the Largest private sector commercial banks suffered a hack attack that allowed attackers to issue fraudulent transfers via the SWIFT interbank service. View Full Story  ORIGINAL SOURCE: Bank Infosecurity The post Nepalese Bank’s SWIFT Server Hacked appeared first on IT SECURITY GURU. Source: http://www.itsecurityguru.org

November 7, 2017
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Zombie Whatsapp Downloaded More than 4 Million Times

A fake version of the popular messaging service Whatsapp was downloaded by victims more than 4 million times. View Full Story ORIGINAL SOURCE:  Efficient Gov The post Zombie Whatsapp Downloaded More than 4 Million Times appeared first on IT SECURITY GURU. Source: http://www.itsecurityguru.org

November 7, 2017
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New Phishing Attack Combines Phishing, Malware and Data Theft

The latest evolution of the Marcher Malware combines phishing, malware and data theft, to ensure attackers have all they need to steal victims’ banking details, researchers warn. View Full Story  ORIGINAL SOURCE: ZDNet The post New Phishing Attack Combines Phishing, Malware and Data Theft appeared first on IT SECURITY GURU. Source: http://www.itsecurityguru.org

November 7, 2017
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