Asks 200,000 Users to Reset Passwords

Asks 200,000 Users to Reset Passwords

Cable giant Comcast announced that 200,000 of its customers will have to reset their login information after a suspected security breach, although the company denies it was hacked. A post on the dark web claimed to sell a package of 590,000 Comcast user emails and passwords for $1,000. Brian Spector, CEO of CertiVox explains about […]

Microsoft Patch Tuesday Releases 12 fixes, 4 rated Critical

Microsoft Patch Tuesday

In November’s patch Tuesday, Microsoft released 12 security bulletins, four rated as critical and the remaining 8 rated as important. MS15-112 is the cumulative fix for remote code execution flaws in Internet Explorer. Microsoft lists 25 CVEs, most of which are IE memory corruption vulnerabilities. 19 are called Internet Explorer memory corruption vulnerabilities, with three CVEs labeled […]

Massive Hack of 70 Million Prisoner Phone Calls

Massive Hack of 70 Million Prisoner Phone Calls

Cybersecurity experts from Lieberman Software and Tripwire are commenting on news of a data breach involving prison phone records maintained by Securus data storage system. [su_note note_color=”#ffffcc” text_color=”#00000″]Jonathan Sander, VP of Product Strategy at Lieberman Software : “People are saying the massive breach of Securus prisoner phone call data breaks the promise Securus made about […]

Five Cloud-based Vulnerability Management Solutions for Enterprise

Cloud-based vulnerability management solutions have the advantage of being up and running quickly and are often more cost effective than in-house solutions. Here is a round-up of five of the best : Dell SecureWorks : Offering a wide range of managed IT security services, Dell SecureWorks is ideal for companies of any size that need […]

It Only Takes One Hour to Detect APTs on Network, Apparently

Detect APTs on Network

Survey reveals unmanaged credentials are the biggest security issue for organisations and IT professionals are unrealistic about time it takes to identify threats A new survey from Lieberman Software Corporation has revealed that 83 percent of IT professionals do not believe advanced persistent threats are over-hyped, however they are still very naïve about the length of time […]

Uncovers Credential-Grabbing Phishing Campaign

Uncovers Credential-Grabbing Phishing Campaign

PhishMe has issued details of a malicious phishing campaign currently circulating, with an XORed payload that is capable of grabbing a ton of credentials, mostly FTP. Ronnie Tokazowski, PhishMe’s senior researcher, explains, ” When reversing malware samples, one of the things that we as analysts look for are places where the attackers slip up. This […]

Mobile Threats Lurking Around Every Corner

Mobile Threats Lurking Around Every Corner

Risk of Attack Increases Every Month According to Mobile Threat Intelligence Report On the eve of Halloween, Skycure, the leader in mobile threat defense, announced the results of its first Mobile Threat Intelligence Report, which found an increase in threats to both enterprise and personal mobile devices. By analyzing worldwide mobile data from Skycure and […]