7ev3n ransomware alters name, asks for much lower ransom

A variant of 7ev3n ransomware has modified its name and begun asking
victims for a considerably lower ransom fee than it was seeking just a
few months ago.

Security researchers originally detected the 7ev3n ransomware back in
January of this year.

Though it hasn&

Selasa, 24 May 2016
AlphaLocker Is the Most Professional Ransomware Kit to Date

According to security experts from Cylance, in the underground world of
ransomware peddlers, there's no ransomware kit better than AlphaLocker,
sold by a Russia malware coder for around $65.
Luckily for us, other security experts have already cracked its secrets
over t

Selasa, 24 May 2016
Cisco ‘High Severity’ Flaw Lets Malware Bypass FirePower Firewall

Technology vendor Cisco is pushing out security updates to customers to
address a critical vulnerability found in its recently introduced line
of FirePower firewall products. The vulnerability, according to Cisco,
allows attackers to slip malware onto critical systems without

Selasa, 24 May 2016
Intel buys Italian startup Yogitech to beef up self-driving car safety

Intel is expanding its Internet of Things horizons with the acquisition
of Italian startup Yogitech S.p.A, which designs systems to ensure the
functional safety of semiconductors used in the automotive industry.

Ken Caviasca, who is vice president and general manager of platfo

Selasa, 24 May 2016
How Bad is Badlock (CVE-2016-0128/CVE-2016-2118)?

News about Badlock vulnerability affecting Windows computers and Samba
servers started showing up on Twitter and media around three weeks ago.
The site badlock[.]org was registered on March 11 according to WHOIS.
There has been a lot of guessing and speculation around this

Selasa, 24 May 2016
Cybersecurity firm Optiv (previously Accuvant and FishNet Security) has acquired IAM firm Advancive

Cybersecurity solutions provider Optiv Security, Inc. (previously
Accuvant and FishNet Security) has acquired identity and access
management (IAM) firm Advancive LLC for an undisclosed sum.

Based in Pasadena, CA, Advancive offers security advisory and solution

Selasa, 24 May 2016
Apple Deprecates QuickTime For Windows, Won’t Patch New Flaws

The Zero Day Initiative has publicly disclosed a pair of serious
vulnerabilities in Apple QuickTime for Windows that will not be patched
because Apple is deprecating the product for the Microsoft platform.

US-CERT today pushed out an alert advising QuickTime for Windows users<

Selasa, 24 May 2016
Cybercriminals filtering out victims by location

To lure more victims with their attacks, cybercriminals are now
crafting customized spam to carry threats using regional vernacular,
brands and payment methods for better cultural compatibility. Ransomware
cleverly disguised as authentic email notifications, complete with

Selasa, 24 May 2016
Millions of child support records stolen, D.C. officials want answers

"In early February, a thief broke into several offices in Olympia,
Washington to steal anything he could grab that was worth selling. In
one locked drawer, the thief found a couple of external hard drives that
he added to his haul of cash, cameras, electronics and laptops.<

Senin, 23 May 2016
Panama Papers source breaks silence over 'scale of injustices'

"The source, whose identity and gender remain a secret, denied being a spy.

“For the record, I do not work for any government or intelligence
agency, directly or as a contractor, and I never have. My viewpoint is
entirely my own.”

The whistleblower sai

Senin, 23 May 2016
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