This Week in Security Funding: Where the Money Went

Posted on April 13th, 2019 by Responsible Cyber

Predictions for cybersecurity investment in 2019 are holding true with funding announcements from four startups. Cybersecurity startups Expanse, Armis, Bitglass, and Tufin announced financial news during a busy week for industry funding, giving a peek into the technology that is top-of-mind for investors. The security market, expected to grow 8.7% and reach $124 billion in […]

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A Month After 2 Million Customer Cards Sold Online, Buca di Beppo Parent Admits Breach — Krebs on Security

Posted on March 30th, 2019 by Responsible Cyber

On Feb. 21, 2019, KrebsOnSecurity contacted Italian restaurant chain Buca di Beppo after discovering strong evidence that two million credit and debit card numbers belonging to the company’s customers were being sold in the cybercrime underground. Today, Buca’s parent firm announced it had remediated a 10-month breach of its payment systems at dozens of restaurants, […]

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Personal Data Left on Used Laptops

Posted on March 30th, 2019 by Responsible Cyber

1&1~=Umm • March 27, 2019 10:51 AM @ALL: There are a number of sides to this argument that are often not mentioned but are realy the root of the problem. The first thing people want is not to loose the use of things and the easy way to do that as in life is ‘keep […]

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Triton – Schneier on Security

Posted on March 24th, 2019 by Responsible Cyber

1&1~=Umm • March 20, 2019 9:45 AM From the article, “‘Their research paints a worrying picture of a sophisticated cyberweapon built and deployed by a determined and patient hacking group whose identity has yet to be established with certainty.’” Is in effect pointing out the attribution problem. The article goes on to indicate that a […]

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Letterlocking – Schneier on Security

Posted on March 14th, 2019 by Responsible Cyber

1&1~=Umm • March 9, 2019 11:48 AM @Seth: “from the little I’ve read about physically uncloneable functions when they’re designed properly they are very secure to tampering.” There’s a few rubs in there, first as many have found the reading material on PUFs is not exactly what you might call user friendly it goes from […]

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Nvidia patches eight security flaws in graphics products

Posted on March 1st, 2019 by Responsible Cyber

by John E Dunn Chip maker Nvidia has released its first security update for 2019 (ID 4772), fixing eight CVE flaws in its Windows and Linux graphics display drivers. Users are advised to patch as soon as possible. The company scores the flaws using the Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) v3, which shows five with […]

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New Attacks Against 4G, 5G Mobile Networks Re-Enable IMSI Catchers

Posted on March 1st, 2019 by Responsible Cyber

At NDSS Symposium 2019, a group of university researchers yesterday revealed newly discovered cellular network vulnerabilities that impact both 4G and 5G LTE protocols.According to a paper published by the researchers, “Privacy Attacks to the 4G and 5G Cellular Paging Protocols Using Side Channel Information,” the new attacks could allow remote attackers to bypass security […]

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How to Hack Facebook Accounts? Just Ask Your Targets to Open a Link

Posted on February 20th, 2019 by Responsible Cyber

It’s 2019, and just clicking on a specially crafted URL would have allowed an attacker to hack your Facebook account without any further interaction.A security researcher discovered a critical cross-site request forgery (CSRF) vulnerability in the most popular social media platform that could have been allowed attackers to hijack Facebook accounts by simply tricking the […]

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Reconstructing SIGSALY – Schneier on Security

Posted on February 20th, 2019 by Responsible Cyber

Jon PAUL • February 16, 2019 5:10 AM Hello all, I greatly appreciate your comments and feedback! 1/ There were 33 patents granted to BTL overall, some by very well-known engineers like Homer Dudley, inventor of the VOCODER. Many were classified secret at the time and only declassified in 1976. Claude Shannon’s fundamental paper Communication […]

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Valentine’s Emails Laced with Gandcrab Ransomware

Posted on February 15th, 2019 by Responsible Cyber

In the weeks leading up to Valentine’s Day 2019, researchers notice a new form of Gandcrab appearing in romance-themed emails. Hackers love the holidays, and Valentine’s Day is no exception. Some cybercriminals currently are spreading the love, with a new form of Gandcrab ransomware sliding into target inboxes. In the weeks preceding February 14, Mimecast […]

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