Security

‘Distributed guessing’ attack lets hackers verify Visa card details

Armed with a card number, researchers tricked websites into helping them guess the expiry date and CVV.

US, UK, Aussie blame Russia for 2017 NotPetya attacks

After being held responsible for the attack on the Winter Olympics, Russia is under the spotlight yet again for another cyberattack.

7 threat modeling mistakes you’re probably making

The relative lack of maturity around threat modeling can cause big problems for organizations seeking to adopt the practice to bolster their network and services security.

Mastering email security with DMARC, SPF and DKIM

The three main email security protocols complement one another, so implementing them all provides the best protection. That’s easier said than done, but these tips can help.

Microsoft to cover Windows 7 with advanced threat service

Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection can detect ongoing attacks on corporate networks, investigate the attack or breach, and provide response recommendations. It will be added to Windows 7 and 8.1 by this summer.

Cyber attack hits Winter Olympics’ servers during opening night

On Sunday, Winter Olympics’ officials confirmed that their servers were hit by a cyber attack during the opening ceremony on Friday at Pyeongchang, South Korea.

Over 4,000 UK, US and Australia government sites infected by global crypto-mining malware

A malicious version of the widely used tool Browsealoud managed to infect more than 4,000 websites to mine digital currency, Monero for over four hours.

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Knocking-off NAC, just not yet!

This article talks about the renewed need for Network Admission Control (NAC) solutions in organizations dealing with employees, guests and contractors connecting through various devices to the corporate network

What is cryptojacking? How to prevent, detect, and recover from it

Criminals are using ransomware-like tactics and poisoned websites to get your employees’ computers to mine cryptocurrencies. Here’s what you can do to stop it.

Governments eye their own blockchain cryptocurrencies

This year will see the maturation of blockchain, as 2017's pilot projects turn into 2018's real-world implementations in a variety of industries. That includes governments, some of whom are now testing cryptocurrencies as fiat money.