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#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 […]

#hacking | Kuwait- 3 people suspected in KUNA hacking

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans (MENAFN – Arab Times) KUWAIT CITY, Jan 9: Three people suspected of involvement in the hacking of the Kuwait News Agency (KUNA) Twitter account are under investigation, reports GDNonline.com. Meanwhile, Information Minister Mohammed Al-Jabri announced the establishment of a neutral probe committee to investigate the hacking […]

#hacking | Chinese hackers bypass two-factor authentication | Information Age

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans A Chinese government-backed hacking group has found a new way to bypass two-factor authentication, according to a new report. The report by Dutch cybersecurity firm Fox-IT attributes a range of cyber attacks on government entities and managed service providers to APT20, a hacking group linked to […]

#hacking | 5 Key Security Lessons From The Cloud Hopper Mega Hack

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans US Department of Homeland Security building, Washington DC AFP via Getty Images In December 2019, the U.S. government issued indictments against two Chinese hackers who were allegedly involved in a multi-year effort to penetrate the systems of companies managing data and applications for customers via the […]

#hacking | New Years Resolution: Organizations push for proactive approach to security

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans #goals Looking at the security fails of 2019 is amusing but it ought to set against the progress by many in adopting best practice when drawing up the security ledger for the year. Security success stories tend to start with establishing an effective security policy coupled […]

#hacking | 2019′s most read Florida political stories in the Tampa Bay Times

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans If 2019 was the calm before the storm, a welcome respite before things get really crazy, then we’re all in for a Cat 5 next year. The Buzz’s most popular stories in 2019, as measured by the digital analytics firm Chartbeat, reveal a state wallowing in […]

#hacking | Online tools help consumers protect against Magecart

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Trustwave researchers outline free card skimmer detection techniques Online shoppers and merchants can detect whether websites are infected by Magecart with easy to use techniques provided from researchers at Trustwave. In a blog post published yesterday (December 19), security researcher Michael Yuen outlined how to determine […]

#hacking | National’s road charging proposals “wide open to abuse”

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Monday, 16 December 2019, 5:24 pmPress Release: Dog And Lemon Guide National’s proposed user-pays scheme for road users will almost inevitably become a state-controlled mass vehicle surveillance system, says the car review website dogandlemon.com. Editor Clive Matthew-Wilson, who was also the former editor of a computer […]

#hacking | Offering software for snooping to governments is a booming business

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans ON OCTOBER 2ND 2018 Jamal Khashoggi, a Saudi journalist and critic of the kingdom’s government, visited its consulate in Istanbul in order to secure documents needed for his upcoming marriage. He did not come out alive. After initially denying responsibility, the Saudi government admitted that Mr […]

#hacking | Snatch ransomware reboots PCs in Safe Mode to skirt antivirus defenses

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Russian-speaking gang are big fans of Mockney heist caper. Blimey! Cybercriminals have developed a strain of ransomware that circumvents security protections by rebooting Windows machines in the middle of its infection routine. The Snatch ransomware forces a compromised Windows machine to reboot into Safe Mode before […]

#hacking | Andrew Little says probe into foreign interference has arrived too late

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Sweeping law changes proposed by an official inquiry into last year’s election and foreign interference have taken too long to be of use for next year’s election, Justice Minister Andrew Little says. Parliament’s Justice Select Committee on Tuesday released the findings of its long-delayed report into […]

#hacking | Accel’s new India fund, Slowing growth of AePS & more, Technology News, ETtech

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Accel’s new India fund What’s the news? Accel India, backer of leading technology startups such as Flipkart, Freshworks and Swiggy, has raised about $550 million for its sixth India fund, taking its assets under management to $1.5 billion. This makes Accel VI among the largest corpuses […]

#hacking | CISA Wants a Vulnerability Disclosure Program At Every Agency

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans The Homeland Security Department on Wednesday released a draft of a binding operational directive that would require every federal agency to create a vulnerability disclosure policy. Under the measure, each civilian agency would need to create a formal process for security researchers to share vulnerabilities they […]

#cybersecurity | #hackerspace | Derbycon2019, Michael Fowl’s & Nick Defoe’s ‘Old Tools, New Tricks: Hacking WebSockets’

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Many Thanks to Adrian Crenshaw (Irongeek), and his Videographer Colleagues for Sharing His and Their Outstanding Videos Of This Last And Important DerbyCon 2019. Visit Irongeek for additional production credits and important information. Subscribe to Irongeek’s content, and provide Patreon support as well. Permalink The post […]