Fri.Jan 20, 2023

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Real-World Steganography

Schneier on Security

From an article about Zheng Xiaoqing, an American convicted of spying for China: According to a Department of Justice (DOJ) indictment, the US citizen hid confidential files stolen from his employers in the binary code of a digital photograph of a sunset, which Mr Zheng then mailed to himself.

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T-Mobile’s SIXTH Breach in 5 years: 37M Users’ PII Leaks

Security Boulevard

The Un-carrier is In-secure, it seems. Un-believable. In-credibly in-competent. CEO Mike Sievert (pictured) might become un-CEO. The post T-Mobile’s SIXTH Breach in 5 years: 37M Users’ PII Leaks appeared first on Security Boulevard.

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Compromised Zendesk Employee Credentials Lead to Breach

Dark Reading

Zendesk has alerted customers to a successful SMS phishing campaign that has exposed "service data," but details remain scarce

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T-Mobile API Breach: Playing the Victim

Security Boulevard

I’m not sure what is less surprising, that a big company got hacked or that they are trying to play the victim. The headline is that T-Mobile acknowledged that data on roughly 37 million customers was stolen. The breach resulted from a “bad actor” abusing an API to gain access to the data.

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Successful Change Management with Enterprise Risk Management

Speaker: William Hord, Vice President of ERM Services

Join us as we discuss the various tangents of data and the change management process that will help you make better risk-based business decisions to save time and money for your organization.

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Hacker steals data of 37 million T Mobile customers

CyberSecurity Insiders

T Mobile hack is back in news as the telecom company is accusing a hacker of fraudulently stealing customer data from its servers. Earlier, the company was targeted by a sophistication filled digital attack.

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CCTV Remote Surveillance Guide: Benefits of Remote Monitoring

Security Boulevard

Whether the project is a renovation, expansion or a new building, construction projects are typically time-consuming and expensive ventures. Active and ongoing construction projects are worth monitoring for security, accountability and liability.

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Album: Technical Analysis Of New Multifunctional Stealer

Security Boulevard

Information stealing malware is commonly observed in the landscape of cyber attacks today. Zscaler ThreatLabz team has discovered many new types of stealer malware families across different attack campaigns.

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Get lifetime access to this powerful backup tool for $59.99

Tech Republic Security

This deal includes full licenses to Genie Timeline Pro 10 for three devices. The post Get lifetime access to this powerful backup tool for $59.99 appeared first on TechRepublic. Security automated backup backup encrypted backup genie timeline pro 10

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3 Reasons to Integrate Access Control and Video Security

Security Boulevard

The average cost of data breaches rose to $4.35 million in 2022. To avoid a security breach, businesses need to rethink their approach to security, futureproofing their strategy against the modern threat climate.

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The Evolution of Account Takeover Attacks: Initial Access Brokers for IoT

Dark Reading

Head off account takeover attacks by being proactive about IoT security. Start with designing and building better security protocols into IoT devices, always change weak default configurations, and regularly apply patches to ensure that IoT devices are secure

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Cover Your SaaS: How to Overcome Security Challenges and Risks For Your Organization

Speaker: Ronald Eddings, Cybersecurity Expert and Podcaster

In this webinar, Ronald Eddings, Cybersecurity Expert, will outline the relationship between SaaS apps and IT & security teams, along with several actionable solutions to overcome the new difficulties facing your organization.

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FCC To Revamp Breach Reporting, Shorten Waiting Period

Security Boulevard

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is stepping up the pressure on telecom companies to immediately report breaches to law enforcement and consumers. Until now, telecoms have enjoyed a seven-day waiting period between discovering an intrusion and reporting it to users.

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The Small but Mighty Danger of Echo Chamber Extremism

WIRED Threat Level

Research shows that relatively few people exist in perfectly sealed-off media bubbles—but they’re still having an outsize impact on US politics. Security Security / National Security Security / Security News Business / National Affairs

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Are You Combining Your Online and Offline Marketing Efforts?

Security Boulevard

As you look to grow your business, you’ll likely strive to implement marketing efforts to reach new customers, raise visibility Read More The post Are You Combining Your Online and Offline Marketing Efforts? appeared first on Kaseya.

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Critical Manufacturing Sector in the Bull's-eye

Dark Reading

Serious security flaws go unpatched, and ransomware attacks increase against manufacturers

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How Preparation and Strategy Can Be Used to Fight and Defeat Any Ransomware Attack

Speaker: Karl Camilleri, Cloud Services Product Manager at phoenixNAP

Through a detailed analysis of major attacks and their consequences, Karl Camilleri, Cloud Services Product Manager at phoenixNAP, will discuss the state of ransomware and future predictions, as well as provide best practices for attack prevention and recovery.

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ChatGPT’s Dark Side: An Endless Supply of Polymorphic Malware

eSecurity Planet

CyberArk researchers are warning that OpenAI’s popular new AI tool ChatGPT can be used to create polymorphic malware.

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GPT Emerges as Key AI Tech for Security Vendors

Dark Reading

Orca Security is one of the companies integrating conversational AI technology into its products

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LATEST CYBERTHREATS AND ADVISORIES – JANUARY 20, 2023

CyberSecurity Insiders

TikTok is fined for a privacy violation, major corporations suffer breaches and Vice Society attacks another school. Here are the latest threats and advisories for the week of January 20, 2023. Threat Advisories and Alerts U.K.

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T-Mobile Breached Again, This Time Exposing 37M Customers' Data

Dark Reading

This time around, weak API security allowed a threat actor to access account information, the mobile phone giant reported

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How to Avoid the Pain and Cost of PCI Compliance While Optimizing Payments

Speaker: P. Andrew Sjogren, Sr. Product Marketing Manager at Very Good Security, Matt Doka, Co-Founder and CTO of Fivestars, and Steve Andrews, President & CEO of the Western Bankers Association 

In this webinar, we have a great set of panelists who will take you through how Zero Data strategies can be used as part of a well-rounded compliance and security approach, and get you to market much sooner by also allowing for payment optimization. They’ll share how to grow your business faster and minimize costs for both security and compliance

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Welcome to the Era of Internet Blackouts

WIRED Threat Level

New research from Cloudflare shows that connectivity disruptions are becoming a problem around the globe, pointing toward a troubling new normal. Security Security / Cyberattacks and Hacks Security / National Security Security / Security News

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Chinese hackers used recently patched FortiOS SSL-VPN flaw as a zero-day in October

Security Affairs

An alleged Chinese threat actor was observed exploiting the recently patched CVE-2022-42475 vulnerability in FortiOS SSL-VPN. Researchers from Mandiant reported that suspected Chinese threat actors exploited the recently patched CVE-2022-42475 vulnerability in FortiOS SSL-VPN as a zero-day.

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Ransomware Profits Decline as Victims Dig In, Refuse to Pay

Dark Reading

Two new reports show ransomware revenues for threat actors dropped sharply in 2022 as more victims ignored ransom demands

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WhatsApp Hit with €5.5 Million Fine for Violating Data Protection Laws

The Hacker News

The Irish Data Protection Commission (DPC) on Thursday imposed fresh fines of €5.5 million against Meta's WhatsApp for violating data protection laws when processing users' personal information.

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Back to the Office: Privacy and Security Solutions to Compliance Issues for 2021 and Beyond

Speaker: Mike Cramer, Director of HIPAA & Data Security at The Word & Brown Companies

Now that companies are slowly allowing employees to return to work at the office, it's time to re-evaluate your company’s posture towards privacy and security. Join Mike Cramer, Director of HIPAA & Data Security at The Word & Brown Companies, for a discussion that will focus on compliance and the types of privacy and security measures your company should be aware of, as well as tips and methods for implementing these measures.

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T-Mobile suffers 8th data breach in less than 5 years

CSO Magazine

Telecom player T-Mobile US has suffered a cybersecurity incident that resulted in the exposure of personal details of 37 million users, the company reported in a filing to the US Securities and Exchange Commission on Thursday.

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Roaming Mantis Spreading Mobile Malware That Hijacks Wi-Fi Routers' DNS Settings

The Hacker News

Threat actors associated with the Roaming Mantis attack campaign have been observed delivering an updated variant of their patent mobile malware known as Wroba to infiltrate Wi-Fi routers and undertake Domain Name System (DNS) hijacking.

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Ransomware payments down 40% in 2022 – Week in security with Tony Anscombe

We Live Security

Ransomware revenue plunges to $456 million in 2022 as more victims refuse to pay up. Here's what to make of the trend. The post Ransomware payments down 40% in 2022 – Week in security with Tony Anscombe appeared first on WeLiveSecurity

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T-Mobile API Hack Affects Data of 37 Million Customers

SecureWorld News

T-Mobile announced on Thursday that a hacker accessed varying amounts of personal data from 37 million customers from late November 2022 until the malicious activity was detected on January 5th of this year.

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Over 19,000 end-of-life Cisco routers exposed to RCE attacks

Bleeping Computer

Over 19,000 end-of-life Cisco VPN routers on the Internet are exposed to attacks targeting a remote command execution exploit chain. [.] Security

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Gamaredon Group Launches Cyberattacks Against Ukraine Using Telegram

The Hacker News

The Russian state-sponsored cyber espionage group known as Gamaredon has continued its digital onslaught against Ukraine, with recent attacks leveraging the popular messaging app Telegram to strike military and law enforcement sectors in the country.

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PayPal notifies 34942 users of data breach over credential stuffing attack

Security Affairs

PayPal is sending out data breach notifications to thousands of users because their accounts were compromised through credential stuffing attacks. PayPal announced that 34942 customers’ accounts have been compromised between December 6 and December 8.

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T-Mobile's New Data Breach Shows Its $150 Million Security Investment Isn't Cutting It

WIRED Threat Level

The mobile operator just suffered at least its fifth data breach since 2018, despite promising to spend a fortune shoring up its systems. Security Security / Cyberattacks and Hacks Security / Security News

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Going Online With the OWASP Vulnerability Management Guide Working Group

Security Boulevard

The post Going Online With the OWASP Vulnerability Management Guide Working Group appeared first on Security Boulevard. Security Bloggers Network Vulnerabilities DevZone open source risk management secure software supply chain

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Exploits released for two Samsung Galaxy App Store vulnerabilities

Bleeping Computer

Two vulnerabilities in the Galaxy App Store, Samsung's official repository for its devices, could enable attackers to install any app in the Galaxy Store without the user's knowledge or to direct victims to a malicious web location. [.] Security Mobile

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