Cybercrime Officially Has Its Own Global Ecosystem

Cybercrime Officially Has Its Own Global Ecosystem

Cybercrime Officially Has Its Own Global Ecosystem. From Services to Distribution, to Monetization, cybercriminals are getting so organized, cybersecurity experts are now beginning to see how vast the relationships to cybercrime and connections really are.

It’s worrisome when your organization comes under cyberattack in the first place.

Vehicles Most Likely To Survive An EMP Attack

The 3 Vehicles Most Likely To Survive An EMP Attack

When it comes to disasters we all hope that our vehicle will get us out of dodge if needed… But, what would you do if there was an EMP attack? An electromagnetic pulse attack (EMP) is a burst of electromagnetic energy, it can be a natural occurrence or man-made. The problem is, there is no…

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Military Tips To Survive The Brutal Cold

“A man in the cold is not necessarily a cold man.”– Mike Tipton. Knowing how to survive is key. Tyson S. was a 30-year-old man from Utah who moved to a remote part of Alaska. He had been living alone after purchasing his cabin. His nearest neighbor was over 20 miles away. Beautiful mountains, rivers,…

Vendor Email Compromise is Officially A Big (Seven-Figure) Problem

While the Solarwinds “sunburst” attack brought to light the compromising of a vendor, Vendor Email Compromise has been around for some time and now seems to be going mainstream. We first mentioned Vendor Email Compromise (VEC) back in late 2019. This method of compromising an email account at one company purposely to use it to…

Phishing Scammers Send a Fake “Private Shared Document” as the Initial Attack Vector for Stealing LinkedIn Credentials

Phishing Scammers Send a Fake “Private Shared Document” as the Initial Attack Vector for Stealing LinkedIn Credentials

A new social engineering scam demonstrates how cybercriminals are both evolving their tactics while still using tried and true methods that just work to attain their goals. I’ve covered scams impersonating Office 365 I don’t know how many times. But it’s not very often you hear about a scam that uses LinkedIn as both its…

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Best 4 Apps to Spy on Your Boyfriend’s Phone Without the Target Phone

  Best 4 Apps to Spy on Your Boyfriend’s Phone Without the Target Phone Do you ever wonder what you boyfriend may be up to? Does your boyfriend or girlfriend leave you wondering if they may be seeing someone else or worse, cheating on you?  We all get frustrated and annoyed with lover’s behaviours. We…

US Government Exposes North Korean Malware

US Cyber Command has uploaded North Korean malware samples to the VirusTotal aggregation repository, adding to the malware samples it uploaded in February. The first of the new malware variants, COPPERHEDGE, is described as a Remote Access Tool (RAT) “used by advanced persistent threat (APT) cyber actors in the targeting of cryptocurrency exchanges and related…

AuthSafe Launches To Prevent Account Takeovers

Podcast interview with the founder & CTO at SecureLayer7 – Steve Morgan, Editor-in-Chief Sausalito, Calif. – May 8, 2020 Sandeep Kamble got hacked when he was 17 years old. The experience led him to self-educate on information technology and cybersecurity. Today he’s a global entrepreneur with an exciting story in our space. For anyone stuck…

Fingerprint cloning: Myth or reality? PHONE, COMPUTER FINGERPRINT SCANNERS CAN BE DEFEATED WITH 3-D PRINTING

Fingerprint cloning: Myth or reality?

Phone, computer fingerprint scanners can be defeated with 3-D printing By Paul Rascagneres and Vitor Ventura. Executive summaryPasswords are the traditional authentication methods for computers and networks. But passwords can be stolen. Biometric authentication seems the perfect solution for that problem. There are several kinds of biometric authentication, including retina scanning, facial recognition and fingerprint…

AI filter launched to block Twitter cyberflashing

by John E Dunn It seems strange to report, yet a small but determined group of Twitter users think it is a good idea to direct message (DM) pictures of male genitals to complete strangers. Does this sound a bit like street flashing harassment in digital form? It did to developer Kelsey Bressler after she…

8 Things Users Do That Make Security Pros Miserable

When a user interacts with an enterprise system, the result can be productivity or disaster. Here are eight opportunities for the disaster side to win out over the productive. 1 of 9 IT security would be so much easier were it not for users. To be specific, it would be easier if users didn’t insist…

Public health vs. personal privacy: Choose only one?

As the world turns to technology to track and contain the COVID-19 pandemic, could this sound the death knell for digital privacy? The post Public health vs. personal privacy: Choose only one? appeared first on WeLiveSecurity Article Link: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/eset/blog/~3/rYoUT1a26mQ/ * This article was originally published here www.MakingSenseofSecurity.com

Facebook to Pay $550M to Settle Class Action Case Over Facial Recognition

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Zoom Fixes Flaw Opening Meetings to Hackers

Zoom Fixes Flaw Opening Meetings to Hackers

Zoom has patched a flaw that could have allowed attackers to guess a meeting ID and enter a meeting. NEW ORLEANS – Enterprise video conferencing firm Zoom has issued a bevy of security fixes after researchers said the company’s platform used weak authentication that made it possible for adversaries to join active meetings. The issue…

Microsoft Leaves 250M Customer Service Records Open to the Web

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Cyber Fitness Takes More Than a Gym Membership – a Crash Diet

Make cybersecurity your top priority, moving away from addressing individual problems with Band-Aids and toward attaining a long-term cyber-fitness plan. Every year, millions of people make New Year’s resolutions to “get healthy.” Sadly, studies show that less than 25% of them actually stay committed to their resolutions past the end of January, and only 8%…

Nearly half of hospital Windows systems still vulnerable to RDP bugs

by Danny Bradbury Almost half of connected hospital devices are still exposed to the wormable BlueKeep Windows flaw nearly a year after it was announced, according to a report released this week. The report, called 2020 Vision: A Review of Major IT & Cyber Security Issues Affecting Healthcare, comes from CyberMDX, which provides cybersecurity systems…

Google Sets Record High in Bug-Bounty Payouts

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Trolls-For-Hire Pave Way For Sophisticated Social Media Hacks

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Google, Mozilla Ban Hundreds of Browser Extensions in Chrome, Firefox

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Google forced to reveal anonymous reviewer’s details

by Danny Bradbury It’s a small business’s worst nightmare: someone leaves a review on a popular site trashing your company, and they do it anonymously. That’s what happened to Mark Kabbabe, who runs a tooth whitening business in Melbourne, Australia. Last week, a court forced Google to reveal the details of an anonymous poster who…

Ring makes 2FA mandatory to keep hackers out of your doorbell account

by Lisa Vaas Leery of losing microseconds of your life by using two-factor authentication (2FA) to keep your stuff safe from hackers? Alas for you, but hurray for security. Bit by bit, the Internet of Things (IoT) is getting a wee bit more secure: last week, Google announced that it would soon begin forcing users…

Text message package scam delivers more than your business bargained for

There’s a text message scam making the rounds that could target your mail room staff, receptionist, or other employees. The FTC has tips on how you can protect your business. Our Consumer Blog describes a text message people are receiving that claims to be a FedEx tracking notice. In variations on the scheme, fraudsters also are…

Data of 10.6m MGM hotel guests posted for sale on Dark Web forum

by Lisa Vaas The personal data of 10,683,188 MGM hotel guests that leaked sometime in or before 2017 was posted for sale on the Dark Web this week, ZDNet reports. It doesn’t matter that the data isn’t freshly baked: it’s still edible. ZDNet called hotel guests whose details were included in the data dump and…

Facebook’s Twitter and Instagram accounts hijacked

by John E Dunn Last Friday, in full glare of the world, Facebook admins suddenly found themselves in an unseemly struggle to wrestle back control of the company’s Twitter accounts from attackers that had defaced them. Normally, these accounts trumpet new platform features or other assorted worthy accomplishments. But on Friday afternoon, a different type…