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Identity Theft

The Value Of An Open Approach When Defending Against Attacks – Information Security Buzz

The latest HBO hack and leaked episodes of Game of Thrones shone a spotlight on the need for protecting proprietary data. For every new encryption or password management point solution

Hardware/Network

User-targeted threats at all-time high despite rising education spend – Help Net Security

The cost of security education for large enterprises at an all-time-high of $290,033 per year per organization, and user education is rocketing up the CIO’s priority list. Yet despite those

Mobile

Billions of mobile, desktop and IoT devices exposed to BlueBorne AttackSecurity Affairs

Billions of mobile, desktop and IoT devices that use Bluetooth may be exposed to a new remote attack, even without any user interaction and pairing. The unique condition for BlueBorne

Software

From zero-day exploits to rampant ‘ransomware’: how advanced targeted attacks evolved in Q2, 2017 – IT SECURITY GURU

The second quarter of 2017 saw sophisticated threat actors unleash a wealth of new and enhanced malicious tools, including three zero-day exploits and two unprecedented attacks: WannaCry and ExPetr. Expert

Industry Insights

Rising information security threats, and what to do about them – Help Net Security

The digital threat landscape faced by enterprises large and small is in perpetual flux, and keeping an eye on things and adapting defenses should be of primary importance to every

Identity Theft

Attackers have no need of zero-days, breach data shows

Cyber attackers do not have to use previously unseen or extremely sophisticated attacks to bypass defences, analysis of publicly reported breaches in the past year reveals Most successful cyber attacks

Software

Zero-Day Malware Poses a Growing Threat

For much of the general public, including the enterprise world, security protection is synonymous with antivirus software. Security professionals, by contrast, have long understood that this applied to only one

Software

2016 Saw 702 Million Exploit Attempts – Infosecurity Magazine

In 2016, there were 702 million attempts to launch an exploit, according to Kaspersky Lab. This is 24.54% more than in 2015, when Kaspersky protection technologies blocked just over 563

Mobile

Millions of mobile phones and laptops potentially exposed to attack leveraging baseband zero-daysSecurity Affairs

The researcher Ralf-Phillip Weinmann, managing director at security firm Comsecuris, has disclosed a zero-day baseband vulnerability affecting Huawei smartphones, laptop WWAN modules, and IoT components. Click here to view original web

Software

MS Office zero-day exploited in attacks – no enabling of macros required! – Help Net Security

A new zero-day flaw affecting all versions of Microsoft Office is being exploited in attacks in the wild, and no user is safe – not even those who use a