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Cyber-Security in 120 Secs: Trojanized Ammyy Admin

This week was abuzz with a malicious group taking advantage of Ammyy Admin and draining bank accounts;  CiCi’s pizza was compromised along with their PoS provider and the  discovery of code hooking vulnerabilities.

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Cyber-Security in 120 Secs: Malware Hitting Macs

This week Apple is experiencing yet another malware, Eleanor, that is tarnishing their “untouchable” reputation, PoS malware attacks hit another hotel chain, a critical vulnerability in Windows was patched on Tuesday that affected all...

Cyber-Security in 120 Secs: Congress Calling Out on HIPAA

This week members of Congress agreed that ransomware is closing in on new guidance for the healthcare industry, a recent survey claims that 3 out of 5 traveling executives need to log on abroad pose a cyber-security risk to their...

Cyber-Security in 120 Secs: Symantec Critical Vulnerability

In this week’s news Symantec was hit with a reality check as Tavis Ormandy discovered an exploit that he termed “could be as bad as it gets”, another PoS breach on a Noodles & Company that hit 28 U.S. States, and Facebook tagging was laced...

Cyber-Security in 120 Secs: Breach at the Clinton Foundation

This week shows that the DNC was not the only victim in the latest breach from Guccifer 2.0, affecting also The Clinton Foundation, ransomware is continuing to hit local governments as the City of Janesville was experiencing downtime that...

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

This week included reports on several different cases of nation state cyber-espionage, Symantec acquiring Blue Coat Systems & the ransomware epidemic is being seen all over the map, especially in Ohio.

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Cyber-Security in 120 Secs: Cryptxxx Nearing Extinction

Cryptxxx malware is near extinction, due to Kaspersky white hats exposing and sending victims a free decryption tool, to recover the encrypted files.

 

Cyber-Security in 120 Secs: Vulnerability in SAP

An old SAP vulnerability causes Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to issue a US-CERT warning for the first time ever due to 36 organizations being affected.

 

Cyber-Security in 120 Secs: The Feds Issue Cyber Espionage Alerts

At the beginning of May, the FBI, DHS, and DoD all issued Cyber Espionage Alerts to private companies and contractors.  For all three government agencies to issue an alert simultaneously is not common.

Cyber-Security in 120 Secs: Breach at Bay Area's Children's Association

May 5, the Bay Area Children's Association reported to the California Attorney General that an attacker compromised patient information after planting malware on the systems of its electronic medical record provider.