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Poulin to CSO: We Hacked a Smart Building Using ?Old-School? Techniques

- Thu, 11 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMT

The ?smarter? buildings get, the easier they are to hack? Maybe. IANS Faculty Chris Poulin, research strategist for IBM?s X-Force ethical hacking team, recently spoke to CSO?s Maria Korolov about a penetration test in which his team was able to gain access to all of the buildings operated by a building management company.

Privacy, Security Concerns Rise as States Mull Encryption Backdoor Requirements

- Wed, 27 Jan 2016 00:00:00 GMT

National Data Privacy Day (January 28th) certainly comes at an interesting time this year, as legislators in two of the most technology-centric U.S. states recently introduced similar bills that would force smartphone manufacturers to include encryption backdoors in their devices.

Fledgling Cyber-Insurance Market Tested by Early Denials, Lawsuits

- Wed, 20 Jan 2016 00:00:00 GMT

Cybersecurity insurance policies may be relatively new, but they have one important thing in common with established, legacy business coverage: They live and die in the fine print.

Hacker-Caused Ukrainian Power Outage Marks First Known Attack With Immediate, Direct Public Impact

- Tue, 05 Jan 2016 00:00:00 GMT

Security researchers have confirmed that a recently updated version of the highly destructive BlackEnergy malware package infected the systems of at least three power authorities in Ukraine, causing a massive outage that left thousands of homes in the Ivano-Frankivsk region of the country without electricity.†

Top 10 IANS Insights from a Tumultuous 2015

- Mon, 28 Dec 2015 00:00:00 GMT

Another year is in the books and what a year it was for infosec pros. From the Ashley Madison hack to the OPM breach, to Jeep commandeering and mysterious backdoors in popular networking gear, every week brought a new security twist that forced us all to keep our heads on swivels.

Herold: Misguided CISA Heightens Security, Privacy Concerns

- Mon, 21 Dec 2015 00:00:00 GMT

The controversial Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act (CISA) is now the law of the land, slipped into an eleventh-hour†spending bill designed to keep the federal government running through 2016.

Patch Now: Rogue Code Leaves Gaping Hole in Juniper Gear

- Fri, 18 Dec 2015 00:00:00 GMT

Juniper Networks says unauthorized code could allow attackers to gain administrative access to its NetScreen appliances and decrypt VPN connections without leaving any trace of their actions. Users are urged to apply fixes immediately.

Poulin: Time to Realistically Acknowledge Vehicle Vulnerabilities

- Wed, 16 Dec 2015 00:00:00 GMT

The images and breathless banter were difficult to ignore: celebrity security researchers gaining remote command of an automobile, disrupting on-board systems before forcing the vehicle and its helpless driver into a ditch.

NIST to Infosec Pros: How Is Our Framework Working?

- Mon, 14 Dec 2015 00:00:00 GMT

The National Institute of Standards and Technology is asking infosec practitioners in the public and private sectors to comment on the efficacy of its cybersecurity framework as it prepares to update the popular, two-year-old document.

As Ransomware Attacks Evolve, Security Teams Must Prepare For New ?Drive-By? Tactics

- Thu, 10 Dec 2015 00:00:00 GMT

Another week, another evolution of the popular ransomware attacks. When we last wrote about it, researchers had discovered a new iteration ? ?Linux.Encoder.1? ? that enabled attackers to inject malware into Linux-powered websites and encrypt all files in the home and backup directories. Now, it appears the popular exploit kit Angler is being used to spread the latest version of CryptoWall and other ransomware on websites as part of ?drive-by? campaigns that begin with the deployment of password-stealing malware.†

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Backdoor.Shadowpad

- Wed, 16 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0000

Risk Level: Very Low. Type: Trojan.

Packed.Vmpbad!gen41

- Tue, 15 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0000

Risk Level: Very Low. Type: Trojan.

SONAR.SuspBeh!gen611

- Mon, 14 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0000

Risk Level: Very Low. Type: Trojan, Virus, Worm.

SONAR.SuspPE!gen7

- Mon, 14 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0000

Risk Level: Very Low. Type: Trojan, Virus, Worm.

SONAR.SuspPE!gen8

- Mon, 14 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0000

Risk Level: Very Low. Type: Trojan, Virus, Worm.

Backdoor.Krad!gm

- Sat, 12 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0000

Risk Level: Very Low. Type: Trojan.

JS.Bateleur

- Sat, 12 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0000

Risk Level: Very Low. Type: Trojan.

Backdoor.Dropnak

- Fri, 11 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0000

Risk Level: Very Low. Type: Trojan.

Backdoor.Weasel

- Tue, 8 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0000

Risk Level: Very Low. Type: Trojan.

JS.Redirector!gen4

- Wed, 9 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0000

Risk Level: Very Low. Type: Trojan.

SONAR.SuspScript!g15

- Wed, 2 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0000

Risk Level: Very Low. Type: Trojan, Virus, Worm.

W32.Emotet.B

- Wed, 2 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0000

Risk Level: Very Low. Type: Worm.

Trojan.Heriplor

- Mon, 31 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0000

Risk Level: Very Low. Type: Trojan.

Trojan.Karagany.B

- Sat, 29 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0000

Risk Level: Very Low. Type: Trojan.

Trojan.Karagany.B!gm

- Sat, 29 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0000

Risk Level: Very Low. Type: Trojan.

Trojan.Ismagent

- Fri, 28 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0000

Risk Level: Very Low. Type: Trojan.

Bloodhound.RTF.8

- Thu, 27 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0000

Risk Level: Very Low. Type: Trojan.

MSH.Downloader!gen1

- Wed, 26 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0000

Risk Level: Very Low.

Backdoor.Krad

- Thu, 27 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0000

Risk Level: Very Low. Type: Trojan.

Ransom.Reyptson

- Wed, 26 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0000

Risk Level: Very Low. Type: Trojan.

Trojan.Ismdoor.B

- Mon, 24 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0000

Risk Level: Very Low. Type: Trojan.

Exp.CVE-2017-3099

- Sat, 22 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0000

Risk Level: Very Low. Type: Trojan.

Exp.CVE-2017-3100

- Sat, 22 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0000

Risk Level: Very Low. Type: Trojan.

Exp.CVE-2017-8601

- Fri, 21 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0000

Risk Level: Very Low. Type: Trojan.

Exp.CVE-2017-8605

- Fri, 21 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0000

Risk Level: Very Low. Type: Trojan.

Exp.CVE-2017-8617

- Fri, 21 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0000

Risk Level: Very Low. Type: Trojan.

Exp.CVE-2017-8618

- Fri, 21 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0000

Risk Level: Very Low. Type: Trojan.

Exp.CVE-2017-8619

- Fri, 21 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0000

Risk Level: Very Low. Type: Trojan.

Exp.CVE-2017-0243

- Fri, 21 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0000

Risk Level: Very Low. Type: Trojan.

Exp.CVE-2017-8592

- Fri, 21 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0000

Risk Level: Very Low. Type: Trojan.

Exp.CVE-2017-8594

- Fri, 21 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0000

Risk Level: Very Low. Type: Trojan.

Exp.CVE-2017-8598

- Fri, 21 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0000

Risk Level: Very Low. Type: Trojan.

Backdoor.Rurtar

- Thu, 20 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0000

Risk Level: Very Low. Type: Trojan.

Trojan.Tinukebot!gm

- Thu, 20 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0000

Risk Level: Very Low. Type: Trojan.

Trojan.Malscript!gen3

- Fri, 21 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0000

Risk Level: Very Low. Type: Trojan.

JS.Downloader!gen39

- Wed, 19 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0000

Risk Level: Very Low. Type: Trojan.

Trojan.Tinukebot

- Thu, 20 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0000

Risk Level: Very Low. Type: Trojan.

 

 


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