In-Depth Analysis of JS Sniffers Uncovers New Families of Credit Card-Skimming Code

Posted on April 6th, 2019 by Responsible Cyber

In a world that’s growing increasingly digital, Magecart attacks have emerged as a key cybersecurity threat to e-commerce sites.Magecart, which is in the news a lot lately, is an umbrella term given to 12 different cyber criminal groups that are specialized in secretly implanting a special piece of code on compromised e-commerce sites with an […]

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Warning: ASUS Software Update Server Hacked to Distribute Malware

Posted on March 30th, 2019 by Responsible Cyber

Remember the CCleaner hack?CCleaner hack was one of the largest supply chain attacks that infected more than 2.3 million users with a backdoored version of the software in September 2017.Security researchers today revealed another massive supply chain attack that compromised over 1 million computers manufactured by Taiwan-based tech giant ASUS. A group of state-sponsored hackers […]

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Get 4 Essential CyberSecurity Software For Less Than $10 Per Month

Posted on March 24th, 2019 by Responsible Cyber

Major data breaches and cyber attacks are occurring at an alarming rate, and if you are still not using a VPN and password manager app, you are seriously out of excuses.Not just VPN software and a password manager, cybersecurity experts also recommend using antivirus and backup solutions to protect your computers and precious data stored […]

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New MageCart Attacks Target Bedding Retailers My Pillow and Amerisleep

Posted on March 24th, 2019 by Responsible Cyber

Cybersecurity researchers today disclosed details of two newly identified Magecart attacks targeting online shoppers of bedding retailers MyPillow and Amerisleep.Magecart is an umbrella term researchers gave to at least 11 different hacking groups that are specialized in implanting malware code on e-commerce websites with an intent to steal payment card details of their customers silently.Magecart […]

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Is the world ready for the next big ransomware attack?

Posted on March 14th, 2019 by Responsible Cyber

The WannaCry and NotPetya ransomware attacks were massive incidents that impacted companies both large and small across large geographic areas. Both propagated quickly and brought massive organizations such as the UK’s National Health Service (NHS) and shipping giant Maersk to a standstill. While the threat from those two individual attacks has been mostly mitigated, variants […]

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Learn Ethical Hacking with 180 Hours of Training — 2019 Course Bundle

Posted on March 1st, 2019 by Responsible Cyber

The world of cybersecurity is fast-paced and ever-changing.New attacks are unleashed every day, and companies around the world lose millions of dollars as a result.The only thing standing in the way of cybercrime is a small army of ethical hackers. These cybersecurity experts are employed to find weaknesses before they can be exploited. It’s a […]

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Elasticsearch clusters face attacks from multiple hacker groups

Posted on February 28th, 2019 by Responsible Cyber

Security researchers have recently detected an increased number of attacks against Elasticsearch clusters running older versions with known vulnerabilities. At least six different groups of attackers are searching for and exploiting insecure deployments to abuse servers. Elasticsearch is a distributed search engine platform written in Java designed for processing large data sets. It is commonly […]

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Researchers Propose New Approach to Address Online Password-Guessing Attacks

Posted on February 22nd, 2019 by Responsible Cyber

Recommended best practices not effective against certain types of attacks, they say. Automated online password-guessing attacks, where adversaries try numerous combinations of usernames and passwords to try and break into accounts, have emerged as a major threat to Web service providers in recent years. Next week, two security researchers will present a paper at the […]

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North Korea’s Lazarus Group Targets Russian Companies For First Time

Posted on February 20th, 2019 by Responsible Cyber

In an unusual development, the group known for its attacks against companies in countries viewed as geopolitical foes is now going after companies in a country considered an ally, Check Point Software says. North Korea’s Lazarus Group, known for its sophisticated cyberattacks on organizations in the US, South Korea, Japan, and other countries, has for […]

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Google Research: No Simple Fix For Spectre-Class Vulnerabilities

Posted on February 20th, 2019 by Responsible Cyber

Chip makers’ focus on performance has left microprocessors open to numerous side-channel attacks that cannot be fixed by software updates – only by hard choices. Side-channel attacks such as the Spectre family of vulnerabilities are more widespread threat than previously thought – affecting all microprocessors that employ the performance-enhancing feature of speculative execution, and defeating […]

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