Category Archives: Breaking News

#cybersecurity | #hackerspace | NSA: Microsoft Releases Patch to Fix Latest Windows 10 Vulnerability

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans NSA discloses a Windows security flaw that leaves more than 900 million devices vulnerable to spoofed digital certificates The National Security Agency (NSA) isn’t exactly known for wanting to share information about vulnerabilities they discover. In fact, they kept the Microsoft bug known as Eternal Blue […]

#hacking | Turkish hackers target Greek government websites, stock exchange

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Turkish hackers claimed on Friday to have hijacked for more than 90 minutes the official websites of the Greek parliament, the foreign affairs and economy ministries, as well as the country’s stock exchange. On their Facebook page, the hackers group, Anka Neferler Tim, justified their actions […]

#infosec | Fidelis Cybersecurity Acquired by Skyview Capital

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans An American company dedicated to thwarting cyber-attacks has been snapped up by a global private equity firm.  Skyview Capital, LLC announced its acquisition of Fidelis Cybersecurity, Inc yesterday. Fidelis is located in the Maryland town of Bethesda, which a 2015 NerdWallet survey found to be the most educated place […]

#cybersecurity | #hackerspace | Google Cloud Identity Pricing – Security Boulevard

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Google Cloud Identity is free to some extent, but if interested in the broader features of Google Cloud Identity, it can be quite expensive over time. The post Google Cloud Identity Pricing appeared first on JumpCloud. *** This is a Security Bloggers Network syndicated blog from […]

#cybersecurity | #hackerspace | Clop Ransomware Not Just a CryptoMix Variant

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans When Clop was discovered by Jakub Kroustek in February 2019, all indicators showed that it was a new CryptoMix with the .CLOP, or in some circumstances .CIOP, extension tagged onto encrypted files. Since this discovery, the ransomware operators behind Clop have steadily been developing it to […]

#cybersecurity | #hackerspace | What’s New in Tufin Policy Orchestration Suite R19-3

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans We are excited to welcome 2020 with the release of Tufin Orchestration Suite 19-3 with new features and enhancements, including greater support of our customers’ Software-Defined Networking (SDN) initiatives, whether they implemented Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure(ACI) or VMware NSX-T (NSX Transformer). Tufin 19-3 also provides new automation […]

#deepweb | Criminals using ‘Frankenstein identities’ to steal from banks

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans It started out like any other online loan. Notre Dame Federal Credit Union reviewed the application. It did the necessary background checks, and authenticated the applicant’s credit score and background. But it wasn’t until a group of borrowers in Missouri abruptly stopped making payments that the […]

#deepweb | Apple reportedly acquires Xnor.ai to boost on-device AI

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Did you know that, according to CEO Tim Cook, Apple acquires a company every two to three weeks?  It’s just added another startup to its long line of AI acquisitions. According to a report by GeekWire, the Cupertino-based company has made a deal with Xnor.ai, an edge-based […]

Malicious npm package taken down after Microsoft warning – Naked Security

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Criminals have been caught trying to sneak a malicious package on to the popular Node.js platform npm (Node Package Manager). The problem package, 1337qq-js, was uploaded to npm on 31 December, after which it was downloaded at least 32 times according to figures from npm-stat. According […]

#cybersecurity | hacker | APT40 hackers linked to 13 alleged front companies in Hainan, China

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans The mysterious research group Intrusion Truth has unleashed a new series of reports claiming that 13 businesses based in the southern island province of Hainan, China are collectively a front for reputed Chinese state-sponsored hacking group APT40. The alleged front companies all purport to be science and […]

#deepweb | Wasp seizes control of victims’ brains to turn them into zombie slaves

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans A newly-discovered member of the Acrotaphus wasp family (Image: Kari Kaunisto) Scientists have discovered a new species of wasp that can seize control of its victim’s brains. Lurking in the dark depths of the Amazon rainforest is a ‘parasitoid’ wasp that can ‘manipulate the behaviour of […]

#deepweb | An interview with historian Clayborne Carson on the New York Times’ 1619 Project

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans   “The saddest part of this is that the response of the Times is simply to defend their project” An interview with historian Clayborne Carson on the New York Times’ 1619 Project By Tom Mackaman 15 January 2020 Clayborne Carson is Professor of History at Stanford […]

WatchGuard Unveils Pay-As-You-Go Network Security Hardware, Services

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans by Dan Kobialka • Jan 14, 2020 WatchGuard Technologies, a network security hardware and services provider, now offers automated monthly billing for its WatchGuardONE FlexPay program, according to a prepared statement. That way, WatchGuardONE partners can purchase WatchGuard Subscriptions from participating distributors without upfront costs or […]