Cryptocurrency Mining Malware has links to N.Korea

A new malware too which installs software that mines virtual currency has links to North Korea, according to Security company AlienVault. View Full Story  ORIGINAL SOURCE: Dark Reading The post Cryptocurrency Mining Malware has links to N.Korea appeared first on IT SECURITY GURU. Source: http://www.itsecurityguru.org

January 9, 2018
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Seven Ransomware Predictions for 2018

It might surprise you to know that most ransomware victims choose to pay a ransom to have their data restored. As long as victims continue to pay up, ransomware will continue to be a go-to strategy for cybercriminals. Furthermore, Forrester Research predicts that cybercriminals will increasingly use ransomware in 2018 to monetise attacks, as end-to-end encryption in payment systems often prevents them from stealing credit card data. In 2018, ransomware…

January 9, 2018
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Hackers adopt ‘school of fish’ approach as they sharpen focus on mid-sized businesses

Rudimentary attacks, like information gathering, reputation blocks, fraud, and brute force attacks, increased by 71% from 2016-2017, according to new data released by eSentire, Inc., the largest pure-play Managed Detection and Response (MDR) provider. The data represents a total volume rise in detected events from 15 million in 2016, to 21 million last year. Reports demonstrate a marked technique shift by attackers who favor obfuscation techniques that evade standard perimeter…

January 9, 2018
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Nissan Canada Data Breach Affects 1.1Million

1.1 Million people have been notified following an alleged data breach. View Full Story ORIGINAL SOURCE: InfoSecurity Magazine The post Nissan Canada Data Breach Affects 1.1Million appeared first on IT SECURITY GURU. Source: http://www.itsecurityguru.org

December 22, 2017
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Apple DOES Slow Older iPhones

Following years of rumours, Apple has confirmed it DOES slow older iPhones! View Full Story ORIGINAL SOURCE: The Guardian The post Apple DOES Slow Older iPhones appeared first on IT SECURITY GURU. Source: http://www.itsecurityguru.org

December 22, 2017
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Bitcoin Crashes

Bitcoin value has crashed by 30% just days after reaching an all time high. View Full Story ORIGINAL SOURCE: The Telegraph The post Bitcoin Crashes appeared first on IT SECURITY GURU. Source: http://www.itsecurityguru.org

December 22, 2017
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Amateur Hacker behind Satori Botnet

An amateur hacker is likely to be behind the Satori Botnet which scared researchers due to its size. View Full Story ORIGINAL SOURCE: Bleeping Computer The post Amateur Hacker behind Satori Botnet appeared first on IT SECURITY GURU. Source: http://www.itsecurityguru.org

December 22, 2017
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EtherDelta Suspends Service following Suspected Breach

EtherDelta, a popular cryptocurrency exchange, has suspended service after being hit by an attacker, earlier this week. View Full Story  ORIGINAL SOURCE: Tech Crunch The post EtherDelta Suspends Service following Suspected Breach appeared first on IT SECURITY GURU. Source: http://www.itsecurityguru.org

December 21, 2017
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