Woodstock Wire: Enterprise Security News

June 21, 2018

An all-in-one botnet is on the rise, packing a scary buffet of attacks

Tech -- Digital Trends - A new botnet called MyloBot is on the rise packing the largest arsenal to date, targeting Windows-based PCs to steal data, shut...

June 21, 2018 06:17 PM

June 20, 2018

VirusTotal now protects developers from becoming false positives

Tech -- TechCrunch - It's been six years since Google acquired VirusTotal, a service that allows users to upload any file to check it for malware and...

June 20, 2018 05:05 PM

June 19, 2018

Ping Identity Awarded Best Identity and Access Security Solution by SIIA for Second Consecutive Year

Business Wire -- Ping Identity, the leader in Identity Defined Security, has been named the Best Identity and Access Security Solution of 2018 as part of the...

June 19, 2018 07:38 PM

Microsoft brings cloud security services to better protect Windows 10

Infosec -- CSO Online - Attackers regularly attempt to wiggle their way into your network and then try to cover their tracks. By the time you determine...

June 19, 2018 06:31 PM

'Wallchart' Phishing Campaign Exploits World Cup Watchers

Infosec -- Dark Reading - The details on a phishing attack designed to lure soccer fans with a subject line about the World Cup schedule and scoresheet.

June 19, 2018 06:25 PM

3 Tips for Driving User Buy-in to Security Policies

Infosec -- Dark Reading - Teaching users why it's important to commit to security controls is a far more effective strategy than simply demanding that they...

June 19, 2018 06:24 PM

Novel transmitter protects wireless data from hackers

Think -- Big Think - Device uses ultrafast "frequency hopping" and data encryption to protect wireless signals from being intercepted and jammed.


June 19, 2018 05:58 PM

It's time for TLS 1.0 and 1.1 to die (die, die)

Enterprise -- The Register - IETF floats formal deprecation suggestion, even for failback

As TLS 1.3 inches towards publication into the Internet Engineering...

June 19, 2018 05:45 PM

June 18, 2018

Every Business Can Have Visibility into Advanced and Sophisticated Attacks

Infosec -- Infosec Island - Years ago, senior managers of large organizations and enterprises were primarily preoccupied with growing their businesses,...

June 18, 2018 04:29 PM

How Deep Learning Is Making Computers Better at Guessing Your Passwords

Infosec -- TripWire - The State of Security - Recently, researchers from The New York Institute of Technology and the Stevens Institute of Technology computer...

June 18, 2018 03:51 PM

Continuum and CARVIR Both Call Acquisition a "Perfect Fit"

Enterprise -- The ChannelPro Network - And not just because Continuum gains managed SIEM services it's security suite needed or because CARVIR gains access...

June 18, 2018 03:06 PM

US-CERT warns of more North Korean malware

Enterprise -- The Register - 'Typeframe' springs from the same den as 'Hidden Cobra'

The United States Department of Homeland Security's Computer Emergency...

June 18, 2018 03:05 PM

PageUp confirms some data compromised in breach

Enterprise -- ZDNet News - The SaaS-based recruitment firm has confirmed some data was compromised in the recent malware attack it suffered.

June 18, 2018 03:04 PM

F-Secure to buy MWR InfoSecurity for ~$106M+ to offer better threat hunting

Tech -- TechCrunch - The ongoing shift of emphasis in the cyber security industry from defensive, reactive actions towards pro-active detection and response...

June 18, 2018 03:00 PM

SANS Announces the Agenda for New York City Cyber Security Training Event

PR Newswire: Business Technology -- SANS Institute, the global leader in cyber security training, today announced the agenda for SANS New York City Summer 2018 (#SANSNYC) taking...

June 18, 2018 02:42 AM

Cloud Security Alliance Issues Recommendations on Firmware Integrity in the Cloud Data Center

PR Newswire: Computer and Electronics -- The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA), the world's leading organization dedicated to defining standards, certifications and best practices to help...

June 18, 2018 02:39 AM

Palo Alto Networks Adds Distinguished Former Government Cyber Leaders as Advisers

PR Newswire: Networks -- Palo Alto Networks(r) (NYSE: PANW), the global security leader, today announced the addition of three distinguished cybersecurity leaders as...

June 18, 2018 02:34 AM

Untangle Releases NG Firewall 14.0 with Enhanced Support for Secure SD-WAN

PR Newswire: Networks -- Untangle(r), Inc., a leader in comprehensive network security for small-to-medium business (SMB), today announced the release of the latest version...

June 18, 2018 02:29 AM

SANS and Carbon Black Announce the Speaker Line-Up for the 2018 SANS Threat Hunting & Incident Response Summit

PR Newswire: High Tech Security -- SANS Institute, the global leader in cyber security training, and Carbon Black(r) (Nasdaq: CBLK), a leader in next-generation endpoint security,...

June 18, 2018 02:27 AM

Top Cybersecurity Expert Anup Ghosh Joins Accenture Security

Business Wire -- Accenture announced the appointment of cybersecurity expert, Dr. Anup Ghosh, as managing director in Accenture Security.

June 18, 2018 02:19 AM

DNS Amplification Attacks Rise Twofold in Q1, According to Nexusguard DDoS Attack Data

Business Wire -- DNS amplification types of DDoS attacks doubled in the first quarter of 2018, and spiked nearly 700 percent year-over-year, according to Nexusguard.

June 18, 2018 02:17 AM

McAfee Highlights Emerging Cybersecurity Risks Associated With Blockchain

Business Wire -- McAfee, the device-to-cloud cybersecurity company, today released a report detailing the numerous cybersecurity risks associated with blockchain-based...

June 18, 2018 02:16 AM

FireEye Wins SC Magazine Europe Award for Best Email Security Solution

Business Wire -- FireEye, Inc., the intelligence-led security company, today announced it won the SC Magazine Europe award for Best Email Security Solution. Winners...

June 18, 2018 02:16 AM

Trend Micro Extends Container Security Solution to Work at the Speed of DevOps

Business Wire -- Trend Micro Incorporated (TYO: 4704; TSE: 4704), a global leader in cybersecurity solutions, has announced the expansion of its security solution...

June 18, 2018 02:16 AM

InfoSec Institute Announces $50,000 Cybersecurity Scholarship Program

Business Wire -- InfoSec Institute today announced four new scholarship opportunities for cybersecurity students and aspiring information security...

June 18, 2018 12:15 AM

June 17, 2018

GnuPG Flaw in Encryption Tools Lets Attackers Spoof Anyone's Signature

Infosec -- The Hacker News - A security researcher has discovered a critical vulnerability in some of the world's most popular and widely used email encryption...

June 17, 2018 06:41 PM

8 Steps for a Successful DevOps Transition

Infosec -- TripWire - The State of Security - Organizations stand to gain a lot from transitioning to a DevOps software development model. Switching to...

June 17, 2018 06:39 PM

Uncover Unseen Malware Samples With No Distribute Scanners

Infosec -- Recorded Future - Scope Note: In January 2018, Recorded Future began harvesting data from certain "no distribute scanners." These scanners analyze...

June 17, 2018 06:37 PM

Containerized Apps: An 8-Point Security Checklist

Infosec -- Dark Reading - Here are eight measures to take to ensure the security of your containerized application environment.

June 17, 2018 06:53 AM

Malicious Docker Containers Earn Cryptomining Criminals $90K

Infosec -- Threatpost - Researchers said over a dozen malicious docker images available on Docker Hub allowed hackers to earn $90,000 in cryptojacking profits.

June 17, 2018 06:52 AM

Trik Spam Botnet - 43,432,346 breached accounts

Infosec -- Have I been pwned - In June 2018, the command and control server of a malicious botnet known as the "Trik Spam Botnet" was misconfigured such...

June 17, 2018 06:51 AM

Blockchain All the Rage But Comes With Numerous Risks

Infosec -- Dark Reading - Researchers dig into four types of cyberattacks targeting blockchain, how they work, and why early adopters are the easiest targets.

June 17, 2018 06:51 AM

Red-teaming by DHS 'quietly and slowly' uncovers agency vulnerabilities

Infosec -- CyberScoop - The Department of Homeland Security has carried out quiet "red-teaming" exercises at three federal agencies, breaking into networks...

June 17, 2018 06:51 AM

Krebs: NPPD must use threat intel better

Infosec -- CyberScoop - The agency inside the Department of Homeland Security charged with protecting critical infrastructure needs to get better at assessing...

June 17, 2018 06:48 AM

June Patch Tuesday: Microsoft Issues Fixes for DNS, Cortana

Infosec -- Threatpost - One of the most serious issues is a critical remote code execution vulnerability in the Windows DNS, which could allow an attacker...

June 17, 2018 06:46 AM

Serious Security: How three minor bugs make one major exploit

Infosec -- Naked Security - In this story, three webcam bugs that weren't critical one-by-one could be combined into an exploit giving total device takeover.

June 17, 2018 06:45 AM

SIEM Alternatives? What Are They? Do They Exist?

Think -- Gartner Blog Network - As we are preparing for a project to update our famed SIEM and SOC guidance documents, let's have a quick discussion of...

June 17, 2018 06:41 AM

Achieving firewall high-availability in Azure with F5

Enterprise -- F5 DevCentral - Background - Due to the lack of Layer 2 functions (e.g. ARP) in public Cloud provider networks, certain firewall vendors recommend...

June 17, 2018 06:29 AM

Oracle launches its very own 'net threat map

Enterprise -- The Register - Pew! Pew! The whole world is connected, and the Internet is super-dangerous

Eighteen months after acquiring Internet infrastructure...

June 17, 2018 05:29 AM

Regis adds cybersecurity undergraduate degree

Enterprise -- Digital Colorado - Regis University will offer a Bachelor of Science in Cybersecurity this year, and will develop and share eight cyber degree...

June 17, 2018 05:27 AM

June 13, 2018

June Patch Tuesday: Microsoft Addresses DNS-related Vulnerability, Adobe Patches Critical Flash Player Flaw

Infosec -- TrendLabs Security Intelligence Blog - This month's Patch Tuesday entry patched a number of significant vulnerabilities, including CVE-2018-8225,...

June 13, 2018 06:15 PM

Machine Learning vs. Deep Learning in Cybersecurity - Demystifying AI's Siblings

Infosec -- Infosec Island - Beginning in the 1950s, artificial intelligence (AI) was used as an umbrella term for all methods and disciples that result...

June 13, 2018 05:46 PM

Threat Intelligence Done Right Can Transform Your Security, so What Are You Waiting For?

Infosec -- Recorded Future - There's an old saying that goes, "What you don't know can't hurt you," but in the digital age where cyber threats look to sneak...

June 13, 2018 05:43 PM

Microsoft Patch Tuesday, June 2018 Edition

Infosec -- Krebs on Security - Microsoft today pushed out a bevy of software updates to fix more than four dozen security holes in Windows and related software....

June 13, 2018 05:42 PM

The best Windows 10 antivirus? Kaspersky, Symantec and Trend Micro lead in latest tests

Infosec -- CSO Online - The AV-TEST Institute recently tested the most popular Windows 10 client antivirus products on three primary criteria: protection,...

June 13, 2018 05:33 PM

Modern Cybersecurity Demands a Different Corporate Mindset

Infosec -- Dark Reading - Very few organizations have fully incorporated all relevant risks and threats into their current digital strategy, research finds.

June 13, 2018 05:33 PM

70+ Internet Luminaries Ring the Alarm on EU Copyright Filtering Proposal

Infosec -- EFF Deeplinks - Vint Cerf, Tim Berners-Lee, and Dozens of Other Computing Experts Oppose Article 13

As Europe's latest copyright proposal heads...

June 13, 2018 05:31 PM

VMware addresses a critical remote code execution vulnerability in AirWatch Agent

Infosec -- Security Affairs - VMware has found a critical remote code execution vulnerability in the AirWatch Agent applications for Android and Windows...

June 13, 2018 05:30 PM

10 tips for how Microsoft partners with its employees to build a secure enterprise

Enterprise -- Microsoft IT Showcase - Enterprise security is not always top of mind for employees-but it should be. An educated employee is the first line...

June 13, 2018 05:05 PM

Sophos Launches New Cloud-Based Email Security Solution

Enterprise -- The ChannelPro Network - Equipped with deep learning technology that enables it to block never-before-seen attacks, the system adds an online...

June 13, 2018 05:05 PM