Financial Institutions Hit With New Strain Of Banking Trojan Spread By Alleged Russian Cyber Gang

Reports have surfaced that at least 10 financial institutions have been hit with a new strain of banking Trojan spread by an alleged Russian-speaking cybercrime group codenamed “Silence”. Analysis released today by Kaspersky Lab said the cyber-criminals are using tactics similar to another gang – known as Carbanak – in a sophisticated plot to steal millions in cash. Ryan […]

Hackers Targeting Art Dealer Email Accounts

Hackers Compromising User Accounts

Following the latest news, that art galleries are now being targeted by cybercriminals, with hackers breaking into art dealer email accounts to send buyers duplicated invoices, David Emm, Principal Security Researcher at Kaspersky Lab commented below. David Emm, Principal Security Researcher at Kaspersky Lab:  “Cybercriminals will take every opportunity to hijack online transactions for their […]

POTUS Twitter Taken Down Briefly By Employee On Last Day

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It’s been reported that the Donald Trump’s presidential Twitter account was taken down by an employee who was on their last day. 40 Million followers disappeared from the account. Jackson Shaw, Sr Director of Products at One Identity commented below. Jackson Shaw, Sr Director of Products at One Identity: “The employee was able to go […]

Proactively Managing Data Compliance With Encryption Strategies

The looming General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) poses a significant concern for U.S. firms, given the high standards outlined. The Gartner research predicts less than 50% of all the US companies that will be held to the rules will be fully compliant by the May 2018 implementation deadline. Within the upcoming GDPR requirements, companies will […]

FERC Proposes Updates To Critical Infrastructure Protection Standards For Cybersecurity

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The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) published a notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM), suggesting updates to the Critical Infrastructure Protection Reliability Standard governing cybersecurity management controls for bulk electric system (BES) assets, called CIP-003. The CIP program is a collection of standards designed to address the security of the bulk power system. Edgard Capdevielle, CEO at Nozomi Networks commented […]

Holiday e-Com Will Hit Record $107B, Mobile To Lead In # Of Visits

A new study by Adobe projects Holiday Ecommerce To Hit Record $107B in 2017; Mobile Will Lead In Visits, based on Adobe’s data which captures an estimated 80% of online transactions from the top 100 US Web retailers. Lisa Baergen, APR, MCC, Marketing Director at NuData Security Inc.commented below. Lisa Baergen, APR, MCC, Marketing Director at NuData Security Inc.: Once again, […]