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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How Fortinet Helps Bridgeway Senior Healthcare Protect PHI and Provide Top-Notch Care

Posted on February 15th, 2019 by Responsible Cyber

In most organizations, social security numbers, credit card information, and consumer data are kept secure under cyber lock and key. When it comes to healthcare, however, organizations are tasked with more than just data protection, but also protecting the lives and well-being of their patients. Bridgeway Senior Healthcare is a nationally recognized, award-winning healthcare provider […]

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Using Gmail “Dot Addresses” to Commit Fraud

Posted on February 6th, 2019 by Responsible Cyber

In Gmail addresses, the dots don’t matter. The account “bruceschneier@gmail.com” maps to the exact same address as “bruce.schneier@gmail.com” and “b.r.u.c.e.schneier@gmail.com” — and so on. (Note: I own none of those addresses, if they are actually valid.) This fact can be used to commit fraud: Recently, we observed a group of BEC actors make extensive use […]

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Police Shut Down xDedic – An Online Market for Cyber Criminals

Posted on February 2nd, 2019 by Responsible Cyber

In an international operation involving law enforcement authorities from the U.S. and several European countries, feds have shut down an online underground marketplace and arrested three suspects in Ukraine.Dubbed xDedic, the illegal online marketplace let cybercriminals buy, sell or rent out access to thousands of hacked computers and servers across the world and personally identifiable […]

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Internet Society to Issue Privacy Code of Conduct

Posted on January 30th, 2019 by Responsible Cyber

In time for Data Privacy Day, on Monday, the nine-point guidance will offer insights into how companies can more effectively manage personal data. It’s easy to be cynical about Data Privacy Day, especially with all the data that companies collect on individuals today. Some have even taken to calling Monday’s special day of events Lack […]

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Data Supports DevSecOps Practices

Posted on January 30th, 2019 by Responsible Cyber

In this episode, we will look at the emergence of DevSecOps in the enterprise. Tim Jarrett, Senior Director of Product Marketing with Veracode, joins us to explain the goal of building security into the software development process at the outset. Listeners will learn more about: What research says about the effectiveness of DevSecOps The core […]

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