Mirai IoT Worm Can Be Adapted To Survive

IoT Pain

Following the news that the Mirai IoT worm could be adapted to survive device robots, enabling hackers to build bigger and more disruptive botnets, Cesare Garlati, chief security strategist at prpl Foundation commented below. Cesare Garlati, Chief Security Strategist at prpl Foundation:  “The Mirai worm that could be adapted to survive device reboots is a very harrowing example […]

The Queens Speech & Data Protection

Low Latency Data Protection

Yesterday in the Queen’s Speech a new Data Protection Bill was proposed. This new plan suggests that the Government will be going even further that the legislation put forward by the GDPR.  IT security experts from Delphix and Thales e-Security commented below. Iain Chidgey, VP and General Manager International at Delphix: “The Data Protection Bill as […]

Pinkslipbot/QakBot Banking Trojan Malware Steals Data Even After Deleted

Trojan

In response to news of the QakBot trojan, which uses new exploit methods to continue to use infected machines as control servers, even after its capability to steal personal and financial data from the infected machine has been removed by a security product, IT security experts commented below. Don Duncan, Engineer at NuData Security: “Pinkslipbot is the latest […]

Digital Defense, Inc. Finds Critical Vulnerability In Avaya AES Management Console

San Antonio, TX – Digital Defense, Inc., a leading provider of Vulnerability Management as a Service™ (VMaaS), today announced that its Vulnerability Research Team (VRT) uncovered a previously undisclosed vulnerability within the Avaya Application Enablement Services (AES) Management Console. The vulnerability would allow remote code execution if a specially crafted message was sent to the AES […]

The Best Cloud Knowledge Management Software For Keeping Information Secure

More and more businesses nowadays are starting to use different knowledge base solutions for various purposes. A knowledge base can greatly benefit every business, as it offers a number of advantages that can improve the workflow within any organization and increase the chances for success. How can a knowledge base actually benefit a business? A […]

F-Secure Labs Shares the Top Companies Spoofed In Spam In 2017

Social engineering is simple these days, and spam has re-surged as an attack vector.  Berkshire, UK: With the decline of exploit kits, spam email has re-emerged as a popular attack vector for spreading malware, frauds and scams. And one trick spammers use to fool recipients is posing as a legitimate company. F-Secure Labs is sharing […]

Honda Plant Hit By WannaCry Ransomware Attack

Reports are surfacing that Honda halted production at one of its vehicle plants for a day this week after finding the WannaCry ransomware that struck globally last month in its computer network. The automaker shut production on Monday at its plant in Japan. IT security experts commented below. Mark James, Security Specialist at ESET: “As with most malware, even after […]

Microsoft Confirms Skype Outage Is Global, DDoS Attack Suggested

Microsoft has confirmed that it is dealing with an ongoing Skype outage that may be caused by a DDoS attack. The company says its communications app is suffering connectivity issues. While the problem does not affect all users, it is being reported as a global outage. IT security experts commented below. Stephanie Weagle, VP at Corero […]