Threatpost RSA Conference 2018 Preview

Threatpost’s Tom Spring and Lindsey O’Donnell talk about the top security trends that they are watching out for at the 2018 RSA Conference this week in San Francisco. Source:…

Microsoft Releases Windows 10 Insider Build 17134 (RS4) To Include Security Vulnerabilities

Today, Microsoft released Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 17134 (Redstone 4) to insiders on the fast ring. This build does not contain any new features, but rather acts as a new…

Huge Malware Distribution Network Crippled

‘EITest’ Shuffled as Many as 2 Million Users a Day to MalwareSecurity researchers are claiming at least a temporary victory over an enormously productive malware distribution scheme that shuffled as…

More Than Half of Android Apps for Kids Are Violating US Privacy Laws

Privacy experts have analyzed 5,855 child-directed Android apps and have found that more than half —57%— are potentially violating the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA), a US law protecting…

A malicious word document with a VBA form, (Mon, Apr 16th)

Malware authors will often hide strings (like URLs) or even a full payload as property values of VBA forms. The stream that contains this information can be easily recognized with…

US, UK Accuse Russia of Hacking Home Routers and ISPs to Conduct MitM Attacks

A joint alert issued by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), and the United Kingdom’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) warns that Russian state-sponsored…

Chinese Mobile Device Maker ZTE Banned From Buying U.S. Goods

The U.S. Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) announced yesterday that Chinese telecommunications company, ZTE, has been banned from purchasing goods from U.S. companies. This order was issued due…

Cisco Launches New Email Security Services

Cisco today announced new security products and services aimed at protecting email users from malware and phishing and spoofing attacks. read more Source: Security Week Cisco Launches…

Crooks Hijack Router DNS Settings to Redirect Users to Android Malware

Malware authors have hijacked DNS settings on vulnerable routers to redirect users to sites hosting Android malware. […] Source: leepingcomputer.com Crooks Hijack Router DNS Settings to Redirect Users to…

Eleven Drug Convictions After Extracting Fingerprint From WhatsApp Photo

Police in South Wales employed a pioneering fingerprint technique which led to the conviction a drug ring. An image of a man holding ecstasy tablets in his palm was discovered on the cell…

McAfee Expands Cloud Security Program

At RSA Conference 2018 in San Francisco, CA, McAfee announced two additions to its cloud security program, and published a new analysis of the corporate adoption of cloud services. The…

U.S. Energy Department Offers $25 Million for Cybersecurity Tech

The United States Department of Energy (DOE) on Monday announced that it’s prepared to award up to $25 million for the research and development of technologies designed to protect the…

What To Expect at the RSA 2018 Conference This Week

The RSA Conference, an annual security conference with over 40,000 attendees expected this year, runs from April 16th through the 20th. Additionally, there will be 500 vendors who will be…

Google Play Boots Three Malicious Apps From Marketplace Tied to APTs

Researchers said three apps used to surveil Middle East targets were booted from the Google Play marketplace. Source: threatpost.com/ Google Play Boots Three Malicious Apps From Marketplace Tied to…

Symantec Releases Targeted Attack Analytics Tool

Symantec is releasing its own targeted attack analytics (TAA) tool to existing Symantec Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) customers free of additional charge. It is the same tool that Symantec’s researchers…

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