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  • US Cyber Command Says Foreign Hackers Will Most Likely Exploit New Palo Alto Networks Security Bug – Expert Insight
    by Security Experts on July 1, 2020 at 2:35 pm

    US Cyber Command said today that foreign state-sponsored hacking groups are likely to exploit a major security bug disclosed today in PAN-OS, the operating system running on firewalls and enterprise VPN appliances from Palo Alto Networks.    The CVE-2020-2021 vulnerability is one of those rare security bugs that received a 10 out of 10 score on … The ISBuzz Post: This Post US Cyber Command Says Foreign Hackers Will Most Likely Exploit New Palo Alto Networks Security Bug – Expert Insight appeared first on Information Security Buzz.

  • CEO On IBM’s Cyber Resilient Org Report
    by Security Experts on July 1, 2020 at 2:27 pm

    IBM’s recent announcement of its 5th annual Cyber Resilient Organization Report, conducted by the Ponemon Institute. Key findings from the report: More orgs (26%) have adopted formal, enterprise-wide security response plans over the past 5 years, compared to 18% of respondents in 2015. Amongst those with a formal security response plan, only 1/3 (17% of respondents) had also developed specific playbooks … The ISBuzz Post: This Post CEO On IBM’s Cyber Resilient Org Report appeared first on Information Security Buzz.

  • Expert Comment: Roblox Accounts Targeted By Pro-Trump Hacking Campaign
    by Security Experts on July 1, 2020 at 11:00 am

    In response to reports that a hacking campaign is targeting Roblox accounts to support President Trump in the upcoming U.S. Presidential elections in November, a cybersecurity expert offers perspective. The ISBuzz Post: This Post Expert Comment: Roblox Accounts Targeted By Pro-Trump Hacking Campaign appeared first on Information Security Buzz.

  • GDPR Breach Notifications Rising – Expert Reaction
    by Security Experts on July 1, 2020 at 10:53 am

    According to London-based international law firm Linklaters, GDPR data breach notifications on the rise across Europe, study finds – Linklaters analysis shows 66% rise in notifications over the past year despite fall in the UK  Across major European markets there has been an average increase of data breach notifications of 66% compared to Y1 of the … The ISBuzz Post: This Post GDPR Breach Notifications Rising – Expert Reaction appeared first on Information Security Buzz.

  • New Ransomware Dubbed EvilQuest Targets MacOS Users
    by Security Experts on July 1, 2020 at 10:14 am

    Security researchers have discovered this week a new ransomware strain targeting macOS users. Named OSX.EvilQuest, this ransomware is different from previous macOS ransomware threats because besides encrypting the victim’s files, EvilQuest also installs a keylogger, a reverse shell, and steals cryptocurrency wallet-related files from infected hosts. “Armed with these capabilities, the attacker can main full … The ISBuzz Post: This Post New Ransomware Dubbed EvilQuest Targets MacOS Users appeared first on Information Security Buzz.

  • FakeSpy Targets Royal Mail App Users
    by Security Experts on July 1, 2020 at 9:27 am

    An updated version of the FakeSpy Android malware family is actively targeting Royal Mail app users, according to Computer Weekly. Evolving rapidly, this new version of FakeSpy is significantly more powerful than previous iterations. Researchers from Cybereason’s Nocturnus have found that the malware’s developers are coding in new evasion and obfuscation techniques, and releasing new versions on a … The ISBuzz Post: This Post FakeSpy Targets Royal Mail App Users appeared first on Information Security Buzz.

  • Experts On Seller Floods Hacker Forum With Data Stolen from 14 Companies
    by Security Experts on June 30, 2020 at 11:05 am

    Bleeping Computer is reporting that a data breach broker is selling databases containing user records for 14 different companies he claimed were breached by hackers in 2020. When a company is breached, threat actors will typically download accessible databases, including account records. These databases are then sold directly to other threat actors, or the hackers utilize data … The ISBuzz Post: This Post Experts On Seller Floods Hacker Forum With Data Stolen from 14 Companies appeared first on Information Security Buzz.

  • Comment: Hackers Extort $1.14m From University Of California, San Francisco
    by Security Experts on June 30, 2020 at 10:02 am

    BBC reported that Netwalker criminal gang have extorted $1.14m from the University of California, San Francisco.  According to the BBC, it witnessed the covert negotiations over the ransom on a live chat taking place on the dark web. The ISBuzz Post: This Post Comment: Hackers Extort $1.14m From University Of California, San Francisco appeared first on Information Security Buzz.

  • Over 100k Daily Brute-force Attacks On RDP In Pandemic Lockdown – Expert Reaction
    by Security Experts on June 30, 2020 at 9:57 am

    In response to research findings that indicate the number of daily brute-force attacks against Windows remote desktop service has almost doubled during the pandemic lockdown, a cybersecurity expert offers perspective. The ISBuzz Post: This Post Over 100k Daily Brute-force Attacks On RDP In Pandemic Lockdown – Expert Reaction appeared first on Information Security Buzz.

  • Expert Commentary: Unsecured OneClass Database Exposes 1M Students
    by Security Experts on June 30, 2020 at 9:27 am

    It was announced today that over one million North American students have had their data exposed after a popular online learning platform left it in a publicly accessible cloud database. Researchers claim that the Elasticsearch database belonging to provider OneClass was left completely unsecured. The trove contained over 27GB of data, amounting to 8.9 million records, … The ISBuzz Post: This Post Expert Commentary: Unsecured OneClass Database Exposes 1M Students appeared first on Information Security Buzz.

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