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#nationalcybersecuritymonth | Spanish security firm hit by Ryuk ransomware

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Prosegur reports information security incident now contained A multinational Spanish security company is reported to have a been infected with ransomware this week, impacting its telecommunications platforms and customers worldwide. Prosegur, a firm specializing in logistics and operations, stated on Wednesday (November 27) that a “security […]

Iranian #Hackers Have Set Up a #News Outlet to #Court Possible #Targets, #Security Firm Says

An Iranian cyber espionage group known as Charming Kitten is believed to be behind a campaign targeting academic researchers, human rights activists, media outlets and political advisors focusing on Iran, according to a report published earlier this week by Israel-based threat intelligence company ClearSky Cyber Security. The group has also set up a news outlet […]

Mayweather vs McGregor fight: 239 illegal streams detected, says cybersecurity firm

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans The much-hyped megafight between Floyd Mayweather and Irishman Conor McGregor may be over, but it has sparked a fierce battle outside the ring over piracy. According to data collected by cybersecurity firm Irdeto, a total of 239 illegal streams were found to have redistributed the boxing […]

Endpoint security firm leaking terabytes of data

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Endpoint security software vendor Carbon Black has been found to be exfiltrating data from several Fortune 1000 companies due to the architecture of its Cb Response software, the information security services and managed services provider DirectDefense claims. A blog post written by its president, Jim Broome, […]

Portugal’s Watchful Software acquired by US cybersecurity firm Symantec

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans American cybersecurity firm Symantec has acquired Portuguese security company Watchful Software. No terms of the deal, which closed in May, were disclosed. Watchful Software makes data security and loss prevention solutions for businesses. It will now join Symantec’s DLP (Data Loss Prevention) group but staff and […]

Cybersecurity firm Trustlook says 38% of ransomware victims pay up

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Cybersecurity firm Trustlook has conducted some new research that shows it’s not only businesses that are threatened by ransomware. There is an increase in regular users being targeted by ransomware … The post Cybersecurity firm Trustlook says 38% of ransomware victims pay up appeared first on […]

Cyber security firm has detected pre-installed malware on Android based devices that are stealing data

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Israel-based cyber security firm Check Point has detected a malware that is not downloaded due to users’ use but is already present in Android device. According to a company blog post last week, the pre-installed malware was detected in 38 … The post Cyber security firm […]

CA Technologies to pay $614M for Burlington cybersecurity firm

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Burlington security software company Veracode will be acquired by CA Technologies for $614 million in cash, the companies announced Monday. The acquisition is expected to close in the first quarter of 2018. New York-based CA Technologies (Nasdaq: CA) generated just … The post CA Technologies to […]

Healthcare sector in the US has seen more hacking attacks than financial sector, says security firm

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Technology is encompassing every aspect of our lives. With the internet of things (IoT) devices, everyday equipment has a smart edge to them as well. Medical devices are no different. But unless the security loopholes are not plugged in, medical … The post Healthcare sector in […]

Cybersecurity firm acquired by Jacobs Engineering

Jacobs Engineering Group has acquired the Van Dyke Technology Group Inc. in a move that adds to Jacobs’ cybersecurity capabilities. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Based in Columbia, Md., Van Dyke is a 180-person cybersecurity company specializing in identity and access management, threat mitigation and other advanced cybersecurity solutions for enterprise networks […]

Russia hacked hundreds of Western, Asian companies – security firm

A U.S. cybersecurity firm says it has gathered evidence that the Russian government spied on hundreds of American, European and Asian companies, the first time Moscow has been linked to cyber attacks for alleged economic – rather than political – gains. According to the firm, CrowdStrike, the victims of the previously unreported cyber espionage campaign […]

Private investigation firm announces computer forensic division

  BIRMINGHAM, Sept. 23, 2013 —Birdyshaw Private Investigation announced today that it has expanded into computer forensics, focusing on evidence found in computers and digital storage media. The new division, Cell Phone Computer Data Recovery, specializes in the collection, preservation, analysis and presentation of computer-related information. It is the first private investigation firm in Birmingham […]