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College Closing Another Sad Milestone for Ransomware Impact

Lohrman on Security

Lincoln College in Illinois announced they were closing their doors as a result of COVID-19 and cyber attack disruptions. Who’s next

Four ways to combat the cybersecurity skills gap

Security Boulevard

The lack of cybersecurity talent is nothing new. It’s a problem that all businesses have been facing for several years and it’s getting worse. There have been many proposals on how to narrow the gap, but so far all efforts have been futile. Let’s have. Read more.

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Google to use Apple iPhones and Android devices to block Phishing Attacks

CyberSecurity Insiders

Google has made it official that it is going to use Apple iPhones and Android Devices as physical devices that could help in preventing phishing attacks on users using its web services.

College Closing Another Sad Milestone for Ransomware Impact

Security Boulevard

Lincoln College in Illinois announced they were closing their doors as a result of COVID-19 and cyber attack disruptions. Who’s next? The post College Closing Another Sad Milestone for Ransomware Impact appeared first on Security Boulevard. Security Bloggers Network

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.

Russia launched multiple cyber attacks on Eurovision Song Contest

CyberSecurity Insiders

Eurovision Song Contest has experienced multiple numbers of cyber threats from Russian Federation and the reason is that Ukraine had fair enough of chances to win the competition through Kalush Orchestra.

10 Reasons Why Project Management Is Vital To Organizations

SecureBlitz

In this post, I will show you 10 reasons why project management is vital to organizations. You’re missing out on chances for exponential growth and optimized efficiency if you don’t have active protocols for project management.

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Europe Agrees to Adopt New NIS2 Directive Aimed at Hardening Cybersecurity

The Hacker News

The European Parliament announced a "provisional agreement" aimed at improving cybersecurity and resilience of both public and private sector entities in the European Union.

Ukraine CERT-UA warns of new attacks launched by Russia-linked Armageddon APT

Security Affairs

Ukraine Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-UA) reported a phishing campaign conducted by Armageddon APT using GammaLoad.PS1_v2 malware. Ukraine Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-UA) reported a phishing campaign using messages with subject “On revenge in Kherson!”

Firefox out-of-band update to 100.0.1 – just in time for Pwn2Own?

Naked Security

A new point-release of Firefox. Not unusual, but the timing of this one is interesting, with Pwn2Own coming up in a few days. Firefox Mozilla Pwn2Own Sandbox

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May 08 – May 14 Ukraine – Russia the silent cyber conflict

Security Affairs

This post provides a timeline of the events related to Russia invasion of Ukraine from the cyber security perspective.

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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.

Ukrainian Hacker Jailed for 4-Years in U.S. for Selling Access to Hacked Servers

The Hacker News

A 28-year-old Ukrainian national has been sentenced to four years in prison for siphoning thousands of server login credentials and selling them on the dark web for monetary gain as part of a credential theft scheme.

Fake Mobile Apps Steal Facebook Credentials, Cryptocurrency-Related Keys

Trend Micro

We recently observed a number of apps on Google Play designed to perform malicious activities such as stealing user credentials and other sensitive user information, including private keys.

Hackers are exploiting critical bug in Zyxel firewalls and VPNs

Bleeping Computer

Hackers have started to exploit a recently patched critical vulnerability, tracked as CVE-2022-30525, that affects Zyxel firewall and VPN devices for businesses. [.]. Security

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Sysrv-K, a new variant of the Sysrv botnet includes new exploits

Security Affairs

Microsoft reported that the Sysrv botnet is targeting Windows and Linux servers exploiting flaws in the Spring Framework and WordPress.

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

Windows admins frustrated by Quick Assist moving to Microsoft Store

Bleeping Computer

Windows admins have been expressing their dismay at Microsoft's decision to move the Quick Assist remote assistance tool to the Microsoft Store. [.]. Microsoft

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Four ways to combat the cybersecurity skills gap

Acunetix

The lack of cybersecurity talent is nothing new. It’s a problem that all businesses have been facing for several years and it’s getting worse. There have been many proposals on how to narrow the gap, but so far all efforts have been futile. Let’s have. Read more.

Eternity Project: You can pay $260 for a stealer and $490 for a ransomware

Security Affairs

Researchers from threat intelligence firm Cyble analyzed the Eternity Project Tor website which offers any kind of malicious code.

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MSSP’s Mitigation Responsibilities Against Ransomware

Security Boulevard

The threat of ransomware is real and growing. To protect your organization, it’s essential to partner with a Managed Security Service Provider (MSSP) that can help you mitigate the risk. Because there are new ransomware variants and attacks every day, […].

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.

Security Affairs newsletter Round 365 by Pierluigi Paganini

Security Affairs

A new round of the weekly Security Affairs newsletter arrived! Every week the best security articles from Security Affairs for free in your email box. If you want to also receive for free the newsletter with the international press subscribe here.

FBI Warrantless Searches, Passwordless Sign-Ins, Keylogging Web Forms

Security Boulevard

The FBI searched emails, texts and other electronic communications of 3.4 million U.S.

Fake Pixelmon NFT site infects you with password-stealing malware

Bleeping Computer

A fake Pixelmon NFT site entices fans with free tokens and collectibles while infecting them with malware that steals their cryptocurrency wallets. [.]. Security CryptoCurrency

Google announces new security and privacy improvements at Google I/O

Security Boulevard

Last week, Google held its annual developer conference, Google I/O , and discussed new products and services that they plan to rollout.

What's new and improved in Windows 11 22H2, coming soon

Bleeping Computer

Windows 11 version 22H2 aka Sun Valley 2 is set to launch later this year. Unlike the original Windows 11 release, it won't be a massive update with radical design changes.

Security BSides Sofia 2022 – Svetlomir Balevski’s ‘Application Security Into DevOps’

Security Boulevard

Our thanks to Security BSides Sofia for publishing their Presenter’s Security BSides Sofia 2022 superb security videos on the organization’s’ YouTube channel. Permalink.

LogicHub Security Roundup: May 2022

Security Boulevard

Hello, and welcome to the latest edition of the LogicHub Monthly Update! Each month we’ll be covering a broad view of this past month’s threats, a series of informative use cases seen this month by our teams, and a series of recommended articles, podcasts, and other useful resources.

Wealth Makes People Less Generous

Security Boulevard

Does anyone still believe the odd mythology of Ronald Reagan’s racist “trickle” economics? The latest science of behavior has been the more you earn the less you give. wealth and happiness are not positively correlated, according to the Harvard Business Review.

Security BSides Sofia 2022 – Stoyan Kolev’s, Lyubomir Vanyov’s And Vladimir Dimitrov’s ‘Vulnerabiltiy Full Disclosure’

Security Boulevard

Our thanks to Security BSides Sofia for publishing their Presenter’s Security BSides Sofia 2022 superb security videos on the organization’s’ YouTube channel. Permalink.

Escaping Groundhog Day

Security Boulevard

Before digging into this post, I need to set some context. Friday, May 13, 2022 was my last day at my, now, former employer of nearly seven years. I’m not mentioning the company name1 because this post is not about them2.

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CommitStrip ‘Your Smart Home’s Achilles’ Heel’

Security Boulevard

via the textual amusements of Thomas Gx , along with the Illustration talents of Etienne Issartia and superb translation skillset of Mark Nightingale - the creators of CommitStrip ! Permalink. The post CommitStrip ‘Your Smart Home’s Achilles’ Heel’ appeared first on Security Boulevard.

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