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WEI Mortgage uncovers email phishing scheme and data breach

Mër, 25/04/2018 - 11:11pd WEI Mortgage discovered a data breach from an email phishing scam last fall that may have exposed loan package information and identifying data such as Social Security numbers.

The firms that piggyback on ransomware attacks for profit

Mër, 25/04/2018 - 11:01pd Being hit by ransomware must be bad enough when you don't have a secure backup of your critical data that you can turn to. Just imagine how it feels to then be ripped off a second time by the data recovery firm you turn to for help in your moment of panic.

UK Financial Sector Must Improve Collaboration: Report

Mar, 24/04/2018 - 10:34pd The UK finance industry must improve collaboration with government and law enforcement to disrupt the cybercrime business model more effectively, according to a new report from KPMG and UK Finance.

Email security in 2018

Mar, 24/04/2018 - 10:20pd The past year has seen a remarkable laundry list of email-based attacks. Phishing, spear-phishing, whaling, business email compromise (BEC), CEO to CFO scamming, email impersonation - whatever names you attach to this bewildering variety of attacks, it's clear that hackers are using the full range of email techniques available to them.

LinkedIn patches serious leak in its AutoFill plugin

Hën, 23/04/2018 - 11:29pd LinkedIn has plugged a flaw in its AutoFill button that would have allowed a malicious website to harvest basic account data from your LinkedIn profile.

Chrome OS Terminal app hints at upcoming Linux support

Hën, 23/04/2018 - 11:27pd Soon, Chromebooks might be able to run Linux programs. That possibility already was hinted at last February but might be coming really soon with the appearance of the Terminal app in Chrome OS' dev channel.

How open source databases are sucking revenue out of legacy vendors' pockets

Dje, 22/04/2018 - 3:28md A decade ago, it was a serious question whether open source databases were ready for mission-critical applications. The obvious response at the time was "no," with substantial evidence to back that claim. More recently, self-promoting vendors have continued to pitch the idea that proprietary databases "are the best fit for mission-critical applications," but the idea has lost credibility.

Apple continues open source campaign by releasing FoundationDB on GitHub

Dje, 22/04/2018 - 3:22md Acquired by Apple in 2015, the FoundationDB database architecture has officially gone open source, the company announced today. It's the latest move by Apple to open more of its non-secret software initiatives to public contributions, following earlier moves with its Swift programming language, cryptographic libraries, and benchmarking tools.

Cybercrime Economy Generates $1.5 Trillion a Year

Sht, 21/04/2018 - 12:33md If cybercrime was a country, it would have the 13th highest GDP in the world. Attackers generate $1.5 trillion in annual profit, which is about equal to the GDP of Russia, according to a new study on the interconnected economy of cybercrime.

Email attacks continue to cause headaches for companies

Sht, 21/04/2018 - 12:23md Over one-third of all security incidents start with phishing emails or malicious attachments sent to company employees, according to a report by F-Secure.

LinkedIn Fixes User Data Leak Bug

Pre, 20/04/2018 - 1:26md LinkedIn has quietly patched a vulnerability which could have allowed malicious third parties to steal members' personal data.

GitHub: New copyright rules could strangle software development

Pre, 20/04/2018 - 1:20md Developer platform GitHub has warned that plans to stop copyright infringements online could have a major impact on open-source software development.

IBM introduces open-source library for protecting AI systems

Enj, 19/04/2018 - 12:54md IBM released an open-source software library meant to help developers and researchers to protect AI systems including Deep Neural Networks (DNNs) against adversarial attacks. DNNs are complex machine learning models that has certain similarity with the interconnected neurons in the human brain.

Gold Galleon hackers target maritime shipping industry

Enj, 19/04/2018 - 12:50md Researchers have uncovered a Nigerian hacking ring which targets maritime shipping firms in order to try and steal millions of dollars on an annual basis.