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#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 […]

Russian government hackers used antivirus software to steal U.S. cyber capabilities

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Russian government hackers lifted details of U.S. cyber capabilities from a National Security Agency employee who was running Russian antivirus software on his computer, according to several individuals familiar with the matter. The employee had taken classified material home to work on it on his computer, […]

The CIA built a fake software update system to spy on intel partners

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Anyone relying on the CIA for tech support got a nasty surprise this morning, as documents published by Wikileaks revealed a secret project to siphon out data through its technical liaison service, dating back to 2009. The program, called ExpressLane, is designed to be deployed alongside […]

W.H. cybersecurity coordinator warns against using Kaspersky Lab software

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Rob Joyce, the Trump administration’s cybersecurity coordinator, said Tuesday the U.S. is lacking 300,000 cybersecurity experts needed to defend the country. He also had a warning for the public about using software from Kaspersky Lab. U.S. officials believe the company has ties to the Kremlin — […]

Voice Changer Software Diamond Updates Its Cyber Security with a New Code Signing from DigiCert

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Audio4fun, one of the leading companies in multimedia processing tools for over 17 years, announced today that its best-selling product, Voice Changer Software Diamond, has a new code signing certificate issued by DigiCert. This major update will help to better ensure the authenticity and integrity on […]

Siemens to update medical scanner software amid Homeland Security warning machines could be hacked

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans German industrial group Siemens expects to update software in some of its medical scanners by the end of the month to deal with vulnerabilities that could, in theory, allow some of this equipment to be hacked, a company spokesman said on Monday. Last week, the U.S. […]

Software developers are easy targets for hackers study finds

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Netsparker Ltd., a company in the web applications security industry, has released survey results showing that most software developers make themselves easy targets for hackers, even when they are behind a corporate firewall. The primary reason is not that their web server software is out of […]

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 […]

Vulnerabilities in infrastructure software concern cybersecurity experts

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Vulnerabilities in software that automates everything from factories to traffic lights has become the nation’s top cybersecurity threat, an agent on the FBI’s Denver Cyber Task Force said Thursday in Colorado Springs. Supervisory control and data acquisition software is used to control – sometimes remotely – […]

US intel chiefs express doubts over Kaspersky security software

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Top US intelligence chiefs publicly expressed doubts about the global cybersecurity firm Kaspersky Labs because of its roots in Russia. Six leading intelligence officials yesterday told a Senate hearing on external threats to the United States of their concerns over the firm’s broad presence, without specifying […]

Honeywell introduces industrial cybersecurity software to tackle USB threats

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Industrial automation company Honeywell Process Solutions (HPS) has developed cybersecurity software to protect industrial facilities from USB-borne threats. ‘Removable media’ like USBs are part and parcel of operations in industrial facilities. Often used by workers to patch, update and exchange … The post Honeywell introduces industrial […]

Pearl Software Releases Echo Smart.Capture™ For Targeted Cybersecurity Analytics

Pearl Software, the creator of real-time, mobile Internet monitoring and web filtering has released Echo Smart.Capture as part of its cybersecurity product line. Pearl Echo Version 12 R2 now includes the ability to monitor a user’s web browsing while filtering … View full post on National Cyber Security Ventures hacker proof, #hackerproof

Cybersecurity: It’s All About the Coders | Dan Cornell

Software developers need to fundamentally rethink the coding process to include an explicit focus on the privacy and security aspects of their code rather than simply regarding it as an afterthought. A globally recognized application security expert, Dan Cornell has over 15 years of experience architecting, developing, and securing web-based software systems. As the Chief […]

The Problem of China

When we discuss on shoring, the elephant in the room is always the People’s Republic of China (PRC). China’s economy is slowing fast enough to raise the issue of its future direction. The PRC has had a good run as a low-cost manufacturer with decent product quality, but labor costs have risen drastically over the […]