Websites are hijacking computers to mine digital coins. Cloudflare, an internet security company founded in 2010, has quickly become an integral part of how many websites operate. As one of the largest purveyors of protection against denial-of-service attacks, Now, the company is setting its sights….http://www.securitynewspaper.com/2017/10/09/one-internets-gatekeepers-eyeing-sneaky-cryptocurrency-miners/
Attackers spreading new malware called FormBook are singling out aerospace firms, defense contractors and some manufacturing organizations in the United States and South Korea. According to researchers at FireEye, FormBook was spotted in several high-volume distribution campaigns targeting the U.S.
‘Places where our physical and virtual worlds converge will be potential cyber terrorist attack zones. As such the Internet of Things is providing the perfect attack vectors for cyber terrorists, where civilian and government infrastructure is increasingly computerised’ What is cyber terrorism, and….http://www.information-age.com/exclusive-frontline-fight-cyber-terrorism-123468989/
BT has signed a data sharing agreement with the International Police Organisation (Interpol) in an effort to combat the growing incidence of cyber crime across the globe. The global ICT services and solutions firm says it is the first telecommunications provider to sign a data exchange agreement with Interpol.http://www.itweb.co.za/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=165472
The role of the CSO and staff may sometimes seem like a never-ending job. The security lifecycle needs constant monitoring and analysis, responding to security threats and finessing policies and protocols. Activities such as patching and replacing should be ticking along in the background.http://www.professionalsecurity.co.uk/products/cyber/threat-landscape/
This year has been unprecedented for cyber-attacks. The past several months have seen the news full of reports about cyber-criminals, malware and data breaches. The theft of data or holding it for ransom has proven a compelling topic, writes Mark Weir, Regional Director UK and Ireland, Fortinet , a firewall and secure wi-fi product company.http://www.professionalsecurity.co.uk/news/interviews/living-securely-in-a-digital-world/
Keeping your children and grandchildren safe is priority one. Thanks to smartphones, tablets and the internet, there are many potential threats to them that you might not see coming. They could be using one of these dangerous apps or be in contact with an online predator and you wouldn’t know.
A bipartisan group of lawmakers has introduced legislation that would reauthorize and reform a section of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act that permits the National Security Agency to monitor communications of non-U.S. citizens outside the country as part of counterterrorism efforts. A press release posted Friday on Rep.
Hackers lusting after cryptocurrency but not wanting to spend money to buy it or mine it are targeting users wallets, computers, popular Web sites and public cloud computing environments. Mining software/malware is a well known pest, and instances of employees using their company’s or organization’s….https://www.helpnetsecurity.com/2017/10/09/stealthy-cryptocurrency-mining/
This article aims to explain what is the ontology.dll malware error and explain how to check if it’s malicious and how to remove it. If you are running a computer with an Nvidia GPU, chances are that your antivirus software has detected the process Ontology.dll as a Trojan horse. The Ontology.https://sensorstechforum.com/ontology-dll-trojan-error-remove/