Last year I predicted an increase in destructive malware, and with the Sony Pictures breach we’re certainly seeing signs that this prediction is coming true. Today, researchers at Cisco’s Talos have found yet another malware variant that continues this trend
Another week, another flood of security news. Do you find yourself falling behind of the latest InfoSec news? Than this weekly video should help you catch up.
The Bedep trojan (or botnet client) has been around for a long time, allowing hackers to steal information and make money. However, new research shows that it now has political motives as well. Watch today’s video to learn what it’s up to
Original release date: April 29, 2015 Systems Affected Systems running unpatched software from Adobe, Microsoft, Oracle, or OpenSSL. Overview Cyber threat actors continue to exploit unpatched software to conduct attacks against critical infrastructure organizations. As many as 85 percent of targeted attacks are preventable  . This Alert provides information on the 30 most commonly exploited vulnerabilities used in these attacks, along with prevention and mitigation recommendations.
As if every week wasn’t busy enough with new information security (InfoSec) news, this week was the RSA Conference, which brings with it a whole new batch of security news. If you find yourself struggling to keep up, follow my daily or weekly videos to get a quick summary of the latest relevant news.
Up to 80 percent of employees’ time on the Internet each day has nothing to do with work. It’s unrealistic to completely cut it out – we all know breaks are necessary to recharge our battery
Original release date: April 20, 2015 The US-CERT Cyber Security Bulletin provides a summary of new vulnerabilities that have been recorded by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) National Vulnerability Database (NVD) in the past week. The NVD is sponsored by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center (NCCIC) / United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT).
Sony Pictures is in the headlines again, this time because Wikileaks decided to air their dirt. While there are cases where information disclosure is good, I think this Wikileaks stunt is horrible