Month: March 2020

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How to Prioritize Your Mental Health While Self-Isolating

Information Security News mailing list archives How to Prioritize Your Mental Health While Self-Isolating From: InfoSec News <alerts () infosecnews org> Date: Fri, 27 Mar 2020 10:36:08 +0000 (UTC) https://onemedical.com/blog/live-well/mental-health-self-isolation By Christine Celio One Medical Group Mar 26, 2020 As local governments and health authorities look to curb the spread…

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InfoSec News Signal Boost – Request for Resumes

Information Security News mailing list archives InfoSec News Signal Boost – Request for Resumes From: InfoSec News <alerts () infosecnews org>Date: Fri, 27 Mar 2020 10:37:32 +0000 (UTC) [Moderators note: Since I didn’t get any replies, I crowdsourced the following and will work to find more, but also post requests…

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Data allegedly stolen in ransomware attack on cybersecurity insurance provider Chubb

Information Security News mailing list archives   By Date           By Thread         Data allegedly stolen in ransomware attack on cybersecurity insurance provider Chubb From: InfoSec News <alerts () infosecnews org>Date: Fri, 27 Mar 2020 10:36:26 +0000 (UTC) https://siliconangle.com/2020/03/26/data-allegedly-stolen-ransomware-attack-cybersecurity-insurance-provider-chubb/ BY DUNCAN RILEY SiliconAngle 03/26/2020 Cybersecurity insurance provider Chubb Group Holdings Inc….

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Booz Allen analyzed 200+ Russian hacking operations to better understand their tactics

Information Security News mailing list archives Booz Allen analyzed 200+ Russian hacking operations to better understand their tactics From: InfoSec News <alerts () infosecnews org>Date: Fri, 27 Mar 2020 10:35:34 +0000 (UTC) https://www.zdnet.com/article/booz-allen-analyzed-200-russian-hacking-operations-to-better-understand-their-tactics/ By Catalin Cimpanu Zero Day ZDNet March 27, 2020 Booz Allen Hamilton, the largest private contractor for…

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Rare cybercrime enforcement in Russia yields 25 arrests, shutters ‘BuyBest’ marketplace

Information Security News mailing list archives Rare cybercrime enforcement in Russia yields 25 arrests, shutters ‘BuyBest’ marketplace From: InfoSec News <alerts () infosecnews org>Date: Fri, 27 Mar 2020 10:35:11 +0000 (UTC) https://www.cyberscoop.com/buybest-hackers-arrested-fsb-russia/ By Jeff Stone CYBERSCOOP March 25, 2020 Russian authorities arrested more than two dozen people as part of…

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Malicious JavaScript Dropping Payload in the Registry, (Fri, Mar 27th)

When we speak about “fileless” malware, it means that the malware does not use the standard filesystem to store temporary files or payloads. But they need to write data somewhere in the system for persistence or during the infection phase. If the filesystem is not used, the classic way to store…

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AMD Confirms Hacker Stole Information on Graphics Products

AMD has confirmed that a hacker has stolen files related to some of its graphics products, but the company says it’s not too concerned about the impact of the leak. A hacker who uses the online moniker “Palesa” claims to have obtained source code files related to several AMD graphics…

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Very Large Sample as Evasion Technique?, (Thu, Mar 26th)

Security controls have a major requirement: they can’t (or at least they try to not) interfere with normal operations of the protected system. It is known that antivirus products do not scan very large files (or just the first x bytes) for performance reasons. Can we consider a very big…

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Beazley: Ransomware Attacks Increasingly Paired With Data Breach

Information Security News mailing list archives   By Date           By Thread         Beazley: Ransomware Attacks Increasingly Paired With Data Breach From: InfoSec News <alerts () infosecnews org>Date: Wed, 25 Mar 2020 09:16:14 +0000 (UTC) https://www.claimsjournal.com/news/national/2020/03/24/296164.htm Claims Journal March 24, 2020 Ransomware attacks became both more frequent and more brutal in…

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(Moderators Note – March 25th 2020)

Information Security News mailing list archives (Moderators Note – March 25th 2020) From: InfoSec News <alerts () infosecnews org>Date: Wed, 25 Mar 2020 09:54:05 +0000 (UTC) I’m sorry this is the first batch of InfoSec News for this year, and if you want off the list, I totally get it….

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