This Week in CyberSec Headlines, 02 March 2018

German Defence and Interior Ministries Networks Breached, Russian threatgroups suspected BBC, Fancy Bear: Germany investigates cyber-attack ‘by Russians’ “Germany is investigating a security breach of its defence and interior ministries’ private networks, a government spokesman has confirmed. A notorious Russian hacking group known as Fancy Continue Reading

This Week in CyberSec Headlines. 09 FEB 2018

North Korea 2018 Winter Olympics CSCC Article, Spearphising the Olympics McAfee, Malicious Document Targets Pyeongchang Olympics “McAfee Advanced Threat Research analysts have discovered a campaign targeting organizations involved with the Pyeongchang Olympics.” AFP, Hackers Already Targeting Pyeongchang Olympics: Researchers Security Week, Gold Dragon Implant Linked Continue Reading

This Week in Cybersec Headlines, 26 JAN 2018

University of Hawaii Data Breach Affects 2,400, CSCC article Russian government inspected source code for Symantec, McAfee, other software used US government Reuters, Tech firms let Russia probe software widely used by U.S. government “Major global technology providers SAP (SAPG.DE), Symantec (SYMC.O) and McAfee have allowed Russian Continue Reading

This Week in CyberSec Headlines, 19 JAN 2018

Dark Caracal, Cyberespionage, and Lebanon, CSCC Article Hawaii’s False Missile Alert Headlines TRISIS/Triton, Schneider Electric, Saudi Arabia CyberScoop, Schneider Electric: Trisis leveraged zero-day flaw, used a RAT CyberScoop, Trisis has the security world spooked, stumped and searching for answers Dark Reading, Schneider Electric: TRITON/TRISIS Attack Used 0-Day Continue Reading

International Cybersecurity Headlines in Review, July 14, 2017

NotPetya Follow up Forbes, ‘NotPetya’ Hackers Demand $256,000 In Bitcoin To Cure Ransomware Victims Graham Cluley, Petya ransomware developer releases master decryption key, giving hope for victims Motherboard, Hackers Linked to NotPetya Ransomware Decrypted a File for Us Security Week, Original Petya Master Decryption Key Continue Reading

US Cybersecurity Headlines in Review, July 14, 2017

Kaspersky Software Being Phased Out of US Govt The US General Services Administration (GSA) has removed Kaspersky Lab from two lists of approved vendors for US government agencies. Reuters, Trump administration limits government use of Kaspersky Lab software The Register, Uncle Sam says ‘nyet’ to Kaspersky amid Continue Reading