1. upnorth

    Hacking Alert Cyber-Attack Disrupts Distribution of Multiple US Newspapers

    It might be Ryuk that spreads but it's not yet officially confirmed.
  2. L S

    Hacking Alert CCleaner Malware: Here is the Full List of Affected Companies

    CCleaner Malware: Here is the Full List of Affected Companies ! Last week news came out that CCleaner software was infected with a backdoor. An initial investigation showed it was a state-sponsored attack. Now, Avast has finally revealed the complete list of organizations affected by the...
  3. frogboy

    Cyber-Attack on Solar Panels Could Shut Down Power Grids via Domino Effect

    New research released on Friday, August 4, reveals the existence of multiple vulnerabilities in the products of the leading provider of photovoltaic panels, which if exploited in mass by a determined attacker could lead to a shutdown of one or more countries' power grids because of a domino...
  4. P

    Use Cases of a SIEM and How to implant a SIEM

    Hi there! I have to make a final master project and I would like to get some information about these things: 1. Use case to implant a SIEM, por instance: CASO | CATEGORIA | DEFINICIÓN | FUENTE | EPS Detectar USB infectado | malware | Caso para detectar... | "endpoint" | 44 2. As well I need...
  5. pablozi

    Security Alert Ukraine cyber attack: Chaos as national bank, state power provider and airport hit by hackers

    Ukraine’s national bank, state power company and largest airport are among the targets of a huge cyber attack on government infrastructure. Rozenko Pavlo, the deputy Prime Minister, said he and other members of the Ukrainian government were unable to access their computers. Analysts said the...
  6. Andra Zaharia

    Krebs Website Hit By 620 Gbps DDoS Attack

    Someone really, really wants to shut up Brian Krebs, but I'm sure he'll be back soon, even stronger! His investigations have helped the entire community and I find such intimidation tactics revolting.
  7. SpartacusSystem

    Analysis: A deeper look at business impact of a cyberattack

    Few would dispute that cyberattacks are increasing in frequency and in intensity, and most organizations confirm they have now suffered at least one cyber incident. But do those organizations have a true sense of the full impact on the organization? After all, the direct costs commonly...
  8. SpartacusSystem

    Security Alert UK becomes the world's second most targeted nation for DDoS attacks as assaults rise over 220%

    Distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks have increased by a whopping 220% in the last year "with no signs of abating", fuelled by DDoS-for-hire services and the use of "hit-and-run" tactics, new data shows. According to cybersecurity firm Imperva's annual "DDoS Threat Landscape Report"...
  9. Andra Zaharia

    Turkish Journalist Jailed for Terrorism Was Framed, Forensics Report Shows

    This is a story that caught my eye because of the implications it has, and because it shows just how much damage malware can do to a person's life if cyber criminals are intent on making it happen.
  10. Logethica

    Bank hacks raise fears for financial sector

    A series of spectacular cyber attacks against banks, resulting in the theft of tens of millions of dollars, has heightened fears for an industry becoming an increasingly attractive target for hackers. Banks in Bangladesh, the Philippines, Vietnam and Ecuador have been victimized over the past...
  11. S

    Hacking Alert Network Rail targeted by 4 Cyber-Attacks

    Four major cyberattacks have been reported on UK railway computer networks over the past year, according to new statistics revealed by UK-based security firm Darktrace, which is employed to guard much of the UK's rail network from attack. While detail about the full extent of the hacks remains...
  12. Andra Zaharia

    The Threatening Evolution of Exploit Kits

    Exploit kits are such an important topic in cyber security right now, that even users with zero interest in cyber security have started to read about them. So I think this analysis of their recent evolution is very helpful to understand why certain types of malware and certain attacks are...
  13. Tony Cole

    NSA wants to Exploit Internet of Things and Biomedical Devices

    NSA wants to Exploit Internet of Things and Biomedical Devices The cyber attack vectors available to hackers will continue to grow as the Internet of Things (IoTs)become more commonplace, making valuable data accessible through an ever-widening selection of entry points. Although it's not...
  14. Andra Zaharia

    The Ukrainian Hacker Who Became the FBI’s Best Weapon—And Worst Nightmare

    The Ukrainian Hacker Who Became the FBI’s Best Weapon—And Worst Nightmare This isn't exactly news, but rather a story that sounds more like a movie script and real life. I think it's important that we read and share these stories to help people realize that cyber security is a very big deal...
  15. M

    Qatar National Bank Says Systems 'Fully Secure' After Cyber Attack

    Qatar National Bank said that its systems are "fully secure" following a hacker attack that resulted in a large number of files allegedly stolen from the financial institution’s systems being leaked online. In a statement published to its website on Sunday, the bank said the incident will have...
  16. upnorth

    Swedish Air Controllers Debunk Cyber Attack

    Quote : " Sweden's civil aviation administration (LFV) has concluded that radar disruptions that affected services in Stockholm and Malmö last November were down to the effects of a solar flare, scotching rumors reported by El Reg and others earlier this week that a hacker group linked to...
  17. Av Gurus

    The Most Dangerous Town on the Internet

    The idea of a cyber attack, for most of us, is just that. An idea. Something that occurs out in the digital ether. But a short doc recently released from Norton and agency Grey San Francisco uses the issue of web security to bridge the physical and digital by taking us to specific locations...
  18. J

    Britain's HSBC Recovers from Massive DDoS Attack!

    British bank HSBC has managed to gets its Internet and mobile banking systems back online after crippling distributed denial of service (DDOS) attack knocked systems offline on Friday. "HSBC internet and mobile banking are now fully recovered. Thanks for your patience and again we apologise...
  19. J

    Cyber Attack Targets Britain's HSBC Bank!

    British bank HSBC said it had successfully repelled a cyber attack on Friday although online access to banking services was not possible. "HSBC UK Internet banking was attacked this morning. We successfully defended our systems," HSBC UK tweeted. "We are working hard to restore services, and...
  20. J

    Turkish Internet Servers Reeling Under Huge Cyber Attack!

    Turkish Internet servers are suffering a powerful cyber attack, slowing banking services and fanning fears that it could be a politically motivated attack from abroad. Nic.tr, a non-governmental organization that administers addresses for websites using the "tr" domain, said Thursday that the...