Pentagon Thinks Blockchain Technology Can be Used as Cybersecurity Shield – CoinTelegraph

Just like any currency, Bitcoin has been involved in cases of…
August 19, 2017/by infosechotspot

Sonar-based attack could help hackers infer when you're having sex

Hackers could use a sonar-based attack to infer information…
August 19, 2017/by infosechotspot

Why Notre Dame center wants to join cybersecurity fight – Indianapolis Star

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F-22 Raptor getting weapons, cybersecurity upgrades – The News Herald

Despite no longer being in production, the jet remains "critical"…
August 19, 2017/by infosechotspot

Solar eclipse: Desperate brands leap on the sunny side – CNET

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August 19, 2017/by infosechotspot

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August 19, 2017/by infosechotspot

Where Next for Microchip Implants?

The mainstream media is full of stories this week about a Wisconsin…
August 19, 2017/by infosechotspot

‘No More Ransom’ Program Grows: Initiative Helps Global Organizations Deal with Ransomware

Over the past few years, ransomware cyberattacks have increasingly…
August 19, 2017/by infosechotspot

On Metrics: Responding to Failing Security Grades

With new data breaches, cyberattacks, nation-state hacking, ransomware…
August 19, 2017/by infosechotspot

Business continuity is the ultimate killer application for cloud

A couple of decades back, I had the opportunity to tour a World…
August 19, 2017/by infosechotspot

Six features the iPhone needs to stay ahead of Android

While Apple likes to focus on making new iPhones lighter, thinner,…
August 19, 2017/by infosechotspot

The greatest cyber security threats of 2017

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The first half of the year…
August 19, 2017/by infosechotspot

America's weak cybersecurity puts our nation at risk of a modern 9/11

As serious as Kim Jong Un’s threats are to attack Guam,…
August 19, 2017/by infosechotspot

Use a cybersecurity incident response plan with BC/DR

Outcomes of a cybersecurity event can be just as damaging to…
August 18, 2017/by infosechotspot

If you're really concerned about browser security, Incognito isn't enough

Quick question: What do you do when you want to browse the internet…
August 18, 2017/by infosechotspot

LENSAlert touches residents where they live (literally)

LENSAlert touches residents where they live (literally)By Sara…
August 18, 2017/by infosechotspot

Oregon DMV overhaul drives Real-ID compliance

Oregon DMV overhaul drives Real-ID complianceBy Stephanie Kanowitz
Aug…
August 18, 2017/by infosechotspot

NIST tackles smart grid framework update

NIST tackles smart grid framework updateBy Sara Friedman
Aug…
August 18, 2017/by infosechotspot

Serious about online privacy? Try these 2 browsers

Serious about online privacy? Try these 2 browsers - TechRepublic
August 18, 2017/by infosechotspot

Mastering Article 30 Compliance: Conducting, Maintaining and Reporting on your Data Inventory

As part of its Summer / Fall Privacy Insight Series, TrustArc…
August 18, 2017/by infosechotspot

Russian-Speaking APT Engaged in G20 Themed Attack

A newly discovered dropper for the KopiLuwak backdoor suggests…
August 18, 2017/by infosechotspot

Merged VR: Augmented Reality Cubed

There is considerable development activity at the high end…
August 18, 2017/by infosechotspot

50% of Ex-Employees Can Still Access Corporate Apps

Businesses drive the risk for data breaches when they fail to…
August 18, 2017/by infosechotspot

Docker strives for profit with new Enterprise Edition

Docker has released Docker Enterprise Edition (DEE), a Container-as-a-Service…
August 18, 2017/by infosechotspot

Vendor Exposes Backup of Chicago Voter Roll via AWS Bucket

Voter registration data belonging to the entirety of Chicago’s…
August 18, 2017/by infosechotspot

News in brief: few girls studying computing; new Galaxy Note battery issue; fine over parking data breach

by Kate Bevan


Your daily round-up of some of the other stories…
August 18, 2017/by infosechotspot

Neo-Nazi Site Takedown Raises Tough Questions on Who Should Police Content

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Neo-Nazi website the Daily Stormer…
August 18, 2017/by infosechotspot

Carbon Emissions: Oversharing Bug Puts Security Vendor Back in Spotlight

Last week, security firm DirectDefense came under fire for over-hyping…
August 18, 2017/by infosechotspot

White House elevates status of US Cyber Command

The White House announced Friday that President Trump has elevated…
August 18, 2017/by infosechotspot

Offensive cyberweapons from enemies may be reengineered

The U.S. Defense Intelligence Agency claimed it wanted to reengineer…
August 18, 2017/by infosechotspot

Hijacked Chrome extensions infect millions of users

New research shows millions of Google Chrome users have been…
August 18, 2017/by infosechotspot

Opening Java EE, Tectonic on Azure, Free Tools & More…

While the open source story everyone was watching this week was…
August 18, 2017/by infosechotspot

ShieldFS Hits 'Rewind' on Ransomware

INsecurity - For the Defenders of Enterprise Security
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August 18, 2017/by infosechotspot

How likely is a ‘digital Pearl Harbor’ attack on critical infrastructure?

by Taylor Armerding


It’s coming on two decades now since…
August 18, 2017/by infosechotspot

It’s Not Exactly Open Season on the iOS Secure Enclave

The black box that is Apple’s iOS Secure Enclave may have…
August 18, 2017/by infosechotspot

Infosys CEO Vishal Sikka resigns

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Infosys chief executive Vishal Sikka issued a shock…
August 18, 2017/by infosechotspot

New Faketoken Android malware records calls, intercepts texts, and steals credit card info

A year-old piece of Android malware has begun to evolve, taking…
August 18, 2017/by infosechotspot

Google to unveil Android O on Aug. 21 via livestream

While most of the US will be staring into the sky watching the…
August 18, 2017/by infosechotspot

Friday Five: 8/18 Edition

It's Friday! Catch up on the latest infosec news with this…
August 18, 2017/by infosechotspot

Tally of GoldenEye’s damage to corporate earnings reaches half a billion dollars

June’s GoldenEye (Petya/NotPetya) ransomware contagion…
August 18, 2017/by infosechotspot

Drone firm says it’s stepping up security after US army ban

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Two weeks ago, the US Army told its troops that…
August 18, 2017/by infosechotspot

Microsoft acquires cloud-based HPC developer

Microsoft pulled off a big get with its acquisition of Cycle…
August 18, 2017/by infosechotspot

Lenovo Posts Surprise Loss as PC Sales Crater, Costs Climb

Yang Yuanqing, Lenovo CEO, unveils the new PHAB2 Pro, the world's…
August 18, 2017/by infosechotspot

63% off Anker SoundCore 2 Bluetooth Speaker with 24-Hour Playtime – Deal Alert

SoundCore 2 From Anker produces outstanding audio from an…
August 18, 2017/by infosechotspot

Level up your cybersecurity journey with CLOUDSEC 2017

Beginning this month, Trend Micro will be hosting CLOUDSEC, one…
August 18, 2017/by infosechotspot

Threatpost News Wrap, August 18, 2017

Mike Mimoso and Tom Spring discuss this week’s security…
August 18, 2017/by infosechotspot

NIST Security Draft Promises New Privacy Standards for US Federal Agencies

The US National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)…
August 18, 2017/by infosechotspot

This Week in Security News

Welcome to our weekly roundup, where we share what you need to…
August 18, 2017/by infosechotspot

Six myths about blockchain and Bitcoin: Debunking the effectiveness of the technology

Blockchain: so cool, what a breakthrough — soon almost…
August 18, 2017/by infosechotspot

Cybercrime update: Big trouble in dark markets?

Many of the components required to commit cybercrime can be bought…
August 18, 2017/by infosechotspot

Multiple critical security vulnerabilities in Drupal 8, patches released

Users of website management platform Drupal are urged to immediately…
August 18, 2017/by infosechotspot

TippingPoint Threat Intelligence and Zero-Day Coverage – Week of August 14, 2017

One of my favorite movies is the 1999 comedy “Galaxy Quest,”…
August 18, 2017/by infosechotspot

IDG Contributor Network: Can the U.S. Senate secure the Internet of Things?

As a free and open internet continues to come under assault by…
August 18, 2017/by infosechotspot

The most important security acquisitions of 2017 so far

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August 18, 2017/by infosechotspot

Rogers Cup ‘Tech and Tennis Day’ cybersecurity panel

While you might not think tennis and cybersecurity have much…
August 18, 2017/by infosechotspot

Locky ransomware returns in two new variants

The Locky ransomware has returned in the form of two new strains,…
August 18, 2017/by infosechotspot

LG hit by WannaCry ransomware after IT staff fail to apply security patches

South Korean electronics giant LG is believed to have been…
August 18, 2017/by infosechotspot

Weekly update 48 (windy Sydney edition)

I've been in Sydney all week for the NDC conference here so it's…
August 18, 2017/by infosechotspot

NBlog August 18 – security culture through awareness

That sums-up our approach to using security awareness as a…
August 18, 2017/by infosechotspot

Blowing the Whistle on Bad Attribution

The New York Times this week published a fascinating story…
August 17, 2017/by infosechotspot

NotPetya ransomware impact costs Maersk hundreds of millions

The NotPetya ransomware is once again being blamed for a major…
August 17, 2017/by infosechotspot

SyncCrypt ransomware able to sneak past most antivirus defenses

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A new ransomware called SyncCrypt…
August 17, 2017/by infosechotspot

Locky makes a strong comeback, propelled by botnet-fuel spam campaign

Two new major versions of Locky have surfaced, which respectively…
August 17, 2017/by infosechotspot

Report: Apple to Funnel Megabucks Into Original TV Content Development

Apple reportedly has decided to put more than $1 billion…
August 17, 2017/by infosechotspot

Salesforce fires red team staffers who gave Defcon talk

Salesforce has fired its director of offensive security and another…
August 10, 2017/by infosechotspot

Overwatch's new character is half man, half fist – CNET

Enlarge ImageOver 13 months after its original launch, Overwatch…
July 7, 2017/by infosechotspot

American Fidelity Assurance Trusts McAfee to Secure Entire Network

Making the news because of a security breach is the last kind…
July 6, 2017/by infosechotspot

Four-cylinder a-peel: Line lock comes to 2018 Ford Mustang EcoBoost – Roadshow

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Sure, the Ford Mustang…
June 29, 2017/by infosechotspot

Securing Your Linux System Bit by Bit

As daunting as securing your Linux system might seem, one thing…
June 13, 2017/by infosechotspot

​Optus, LifeJourney launch online cybersecurity experience for students – ZDNet

Optus, in partnership with LifeJourney International, has launched…
May 1, 2017/by infosechotspot

Analyzing Cyber Insurance Policies

Analyzing Cyber Insurance PoliciesThere's a really interesting…
April 26, 2017/by infosechotspot

Public Workshop – Cybersecurity of Medical Devices: A Regulatory Science Gap Analysis, May 18-19, 2017

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA), in association with National…
April 24, 2017/by infosechotspot

China Hacked South Korea Over Missile Defense

Chinese state-backed hackers have recently targeted South Korean…
April 24, 2017/by infosechotspot

Robots in the cloud: How robotics-as-a-service can help your business

Anyone who's familiar with cloud computing might know about software-as-a-service,…
April 18, 2017/by infosechotspot

Arrest of Russian national in Spain NOT linked to US election hacking

The arrest of Pyotr Levashov, the St Petersburg-based Russian…
April 11, 2017/by infosechotspot

Incident Response as “Hand-to-Hand Combat”

NSA Deputy Director Richard Ledgett described a 2014 Russian…
April 7, 2017/by infosechotspot

Friday Squid Blogging: Squid from Utensils

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Authoritarian Attitudes Threaten…
March 24, 2017/by infosechotspot

Holy handsets, Batman! Gresso's take on the Nokia 3310 costs $3,000 – CNET

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March 3, 2017/by infosechotspot

Instant messenger Line working on a virtual assistant to topple Alexa – CNET

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VRP news from Nullcon

March 2, 2017/by infosechotspot

Over 800,000 user account details stolen from vulnerable forums running vBulletin

If you’re a member of an online forum, there’s a…
February 28, 2017/by infosechotspot

Prison for former sysadmin who hacked industrial facility and caused a million dollars worth of damage.

Are you a sysadmin who left your last job under a cloud?
My advice…
February 21, 2017/by infosechotspot

Ex-NSA Contractor Facing Up to 200 Years in Prison

Harold Thomas Martin spent two decades amassing 50 terabytes…
February 16, 2017/by infosechotspot

The Dodge Challenger SRT Demon is ready for launch – Roadshow

The latest teaser discusses torque multiplication, which will…
February 16, 2017/by infosechotspot

Infocon: green

Microsoft February Patch Tuesday Now Rolled into March Updat…
February 16, 2017/by infosechotspot

Culture Hacker: How to Herd CATTs and Inspire Rebels to Change the World

In preparation for her keynote session at AppSec EU 2017 in Belfast,…
February 15, 2017/by infosechotspot