Keyboy Targeting US Companies

Failing Grade on Data-Privacy Rights

A Chinese Group known as KeyBoy is targeting US companies with a specifically crafted Microsoft documents that uses the Dynamic Data Exchange (DDE) protocol to fetch/download remote malicious payloads. Michael Patterson, CEO at Plixer commented below. Michael Patterson, CEO at Plixer: “IT teams must be continuously vigilant and employees need to be alerted to this […]

Ponemon Study Re Breach Impacts On Consumers & Stock Price; Gallup Poll Pegs Cybercrime As America’s Top Crime Worry

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A new study by the Ponemon Institute quantifies “The Impact of Data Breaches on Reputation and Share Value” and a new Gallup Poll finds that cybercrime tops America’s crime concerns. IT security experts commented below. Atiq Raza, CEO at Virsec Systems: “Far too many businesses have been marketing a “don’t worry, be happy” message about cyber security, that flies in the face […]

Are Your Secrets Out? DevOps And Security Teams Must Collaborate To Reduce Risk Of Cyber Attack

75% Of Organizations Report No Strategy To Manage And Secure DevOps Secrets  CyberArk (NASDAQ: CYBR), the global leader in privileged account security, today announced that DevOps and security professionals have worrying knowledge gaps about where privileged accounts and secrets exist across the IT infrastructure, according to the first findings to be released from CyberArk’s Advanced Threat Landscape 2018 report. When […]

Cryptocurrency Mining Malware Infecting Android Phones Via Google Play Store

News has surfaced that mobile software found on Google’s Play Store, the official application marketplace, contains malware that could infect Android devices and clandestinely mine cryptocurrency. Javvad Malik, Security Advocate at AlienVault commented below. Javvad Malik, Security Advocate at AlienVault: “Criminals will tend to follow the trend to maximise their chance of success. As mobiles dominate the market with […]

KRACK WPA2 WiFi Vulnerability

Deliver Secure and Trusted Linux Containers to the Enterprise

Paul Blore, MD at Netmetix, Cloud Network Specialists: WiFi still remains vulnerable but the majority of businesses think that simply because they’re using encryption on their WiFi network, that it makes it secure – it doesn’t. Whilst unnerving for businesses, the recent KRACK flaw within the design of WPA2 wireless protocol has exposed a very […]

Malaysia Suffers Largest Data Breach In Their History

It’s being reported this morning that over 46 million Malaysians have been affected by a severe and wide-ranging data breach, mostly stolen from Malaysian telecoms companies, but also including some 80,000 medical records. Records including mobile phone numbers, names and SIM card data is also among the information stolen. IT security experts commented below. Kyle Wilhoit, Senior […]

World’s First Exclusive Entertainment Security Operations Center (ESOC) Launched by Secure Channels Inc. to Transform Media & Entertainment Industry Digital Security

ESOC Elevates Cybersecurity Solutions with Entertainment Producer Shaun Redick and Centralized, Membership-Based Full-Spectrum Security Hub  Secure Channels Inc., provider of innovative security solutions designed to complement existing security investments, announced today that it is developing its own Entertainment Security Operations Center (ESOC), the world’s first centralized hub for the secure management of entertainment-industry content. Functioning as a company […]