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Cyber-Security in 120 Secs: FFIEC Warns on Attacks Involving Extortion

This past week was characterized by the FFIEC releasing a warning to financial institutions to make some changes in the security of their customers’ data, and the Tinba banking Trojan galloping its way into larger banks in Russia...

Cyber-Security in 120 Secs: Damage Estimates for the TalkTalk Breach

This past week was characterized by the breach at TalkTalk, a British telco. Analysts are still estimating the financial damage while the stock is fluctuating. Then there are the banking Trojans that are taking new form, but are still...

Cyber-Security in 120 Secs: Nation State Cyber-Espionage

This past week was characterized by discussions attempting to resolve nation-state cyber-espionage. While discussions were taking place, recent revelations on IP theft dominated the news. 

More in the news, Sony settles on a class action...

Ransomware Goes to Hollywood

We’re a bit slow following up on our TV, so we just got around to watching The Good Wife, Season 6, Episode  5. It’s a last year’s episode, but even though couldn’t be more timely.  For those who need the background, The Good Wife takes...

Cyber-Security in 120 Secs: Cost of Breaches and Cyber Insurance Increases

This past week was characterized by the business impact behind security. The cost of a breach increases - and so do cyber insurance rates. 

As rates are increasing, this week revealed a few more breaches.  

Highlighting the cyber-security...

Cyber-Security in 120 Secs: October Opens with Mega Breaches

Since last week, the industry witnessed significant breaches involving a potential 21 million individuals, new unknown APT, and the Dyreza malware moving to industries beyond banking.

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Moker: A new APT discovered within a sensitive network

Recently, enSilo found an Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) residing in a sensitive network of a customer. This APT appears to be a Remote Access Trojan (RAT) that is capable of taking complete control of the victim’s computer. To date, this...

Cyber-Security in 120 Secs: PoS Breaches, Ransomware Arrest and More

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Cyber-Security in 120 Secs: Fake Certificates, Privacy vs Security, and More

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AVG: the Clash of Security vs Privacy

User privacy and the role of providers holding user information has become a daily discussion. It seems as if this debate has currently reached an all-time high with AVG’s latest announcement on changing their Privacy Policy. To recall, AVG...