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MySQL, Other Server Vulnerability/Hack Hole (Google, FB, Twitter, eBay, Cisco, Amazon, Netflix Among Users Possibly Affected)

MySQL, Other Server Vulnerability/Hack Hole (Google, FB, Twitter, eBay, Cisco, Amazon, Netflix Among Users Possibly Affected)

Following the news that a dangerous vulnerability is found in MySQL, MariaDB, and Percona’s Server and XtraDB Cluster which when chained allow attackers in shared environments complete compromise of servers, Bert Rankin, Lastline CMO commented below. Bert Rankin, CMO at Lastline: “This is a good reminder that along with deploying the key cyber security tools such as …

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New Mac malware disguised with right-to-left encoding trick

New Mac malware disguised with right-to-left encoding trick

F-Secure is reporting that some new malware attempts in OS X are using a spoofing technique to disguise malicious installations as standard files. The technique involves using a special Unicode character in file names that will make an application appear to be a standard document file. While applications can be renamed with “.doc” or “.pdf” …

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Study Finds 90% Of Employees Bypass Security

Study Finds 90% Of Employees Bypass Security

Following the new research findings from tech consultancy firm CEB, which note that 90+% of employees violate breach prevention policies, IT security experts from Synopsys Software Integrity Group and  Balabit commented below. Mike Ahmadi, CISSP,  Global Director – Critical Systems Security at Synopsys Software Integrity Group: “I do not find it surprising that employees violate data breach policies, because I have indeed …

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Major Ransomware Attack | Information Security Buzz

Major Ransomware Attack | EMK

According to reports, as a result of the ransomware, hospitals across England were forced to divert emergency patients. In Spain, victims including the telecommunications company Telefónica have been forced the company to tell employees to shut down machines and networks in an effort to stop the spread of the malware. Other victims include Gas Natural …

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WEF Global Risk Report 2018

WEF Global Risk Report 2018

Joseph Carson, Chief Security Scientist at Thycotic: “Many industries are going through what is deemed as the fourth industrial revolution. With the maritime industry shifting to advanced technologies to help drive smart and intelligent shipping, these provide very exciting and innovative opportunities and are the biggest advance in maritime operations since the advent of the steam …

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Retailers Experience Two Cyber Attacks Every Week

The Department Of Energy To Test Consequences Of Cyberattacks To Infrastructure

In light of the news that The Department of Energy is planning a test of the real-world consequences associated with successful cyberattacks against core country services, please find below comment from David Emm, Principal Security Researcher at Kaspersky Lab. David Emm, Principal Security Researcher at Kaspersky Lab: “Critical national infrastructure is increasingly embracing digital transformation, introducing Industrial …

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