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Cyber-Security in 120 Secs: KeRanger - OS X Ransomware, McAfee Vuln

This has been a busy week with the first Mac OS X ransomware, dubbed KeRanger; security tools that are supposed to protect devices are being used as wormholes to take over devices and not to mention, a cancer center data breach that...

Cyber-Security in 120 Secs: Ransomware Hits More Hospitals

This week we witnessed ransomware hitting more hospitals, the IRS admitting that the scope of the breach it notified about half a year ago is actually x7 larger, and Microsoft announced an EDR service.  

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Cyber-Security in 120 Secs: Palo Alto Networks' Vulnerability and More

In this week’s four critical flaws were found in Palo Alto Networks - to be patched on March 16, a Dell report shows that malwares are increasingly using encryption to defeat firewalls and other context-aware solutions, while a backdoor...

Cyber-Security in 120 Secs: Linux Vulnerability, Hospital Ransomware

In this week’s news Google researchers update Linux users with a warning that could have catastrophic effects if not patched.  Ransomware is making headlines this week hitting the Hollywood Hospital shutting down computers for nearly a week...

Cyber-Security in 120 Secs: Breaches at FBI and IRS

This week’s news saw threat actor/s publishing the D.H.S./F.B.I. data, IRS breach of 101,000 E-File PINs, and the many flaws/vulnerabilities in Oracle, GitHub and Microsoft.  A new T9000 malware can detect security products, record Skype...

Cyber-Security in 120 Secs: Malwares on the Rise and Ransomware Hits

In this week’s news, Panda Security reported that in 2015, malware writers produced 230,000 new malware a day, ransomware turned the computer systems off in Lincolnshire County Council for nearly a week, and the US' National Cybersecurity...

Cyber-Security in 120 Secs: Malwares, Healthcare Risks and More

In this week's news, an airport in Ukraine discovered a Remote Access Trojan (RAT) on an IT’s computer, Cisco released a report stating that security professionals were less confident in their security infrastructures in 2015 than in 2014,...

Cyber-Security in 120 Secs: 0-days, and a new RAT targeting APJ

 

Silverlight is deemed as being Microsoft’s first 2016 zero-day, TrendMicro’s AV grants any website command-line access, Cyber-espionage in Myanmar with Trochilus RAT, and survey says- over half of Europeans and American company respondents...

Cyber-Security in 120 Secs: New Ransomware and Updates to BlackEnergy

It's the first week of 2016 and the industry has already witnessed three newly discovered ransomware and the continuous cyberespionage threat through malware that caused a power outage during Christmas.   

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Cyber-Security in 120 Secs: Backdoors in Juniper Firewalls and More

In this week’s news, Juniper locks the backdoor from an unwanted guest that looks to be state-sponsored.  Landry’s Inc., a restaurant chain is the latest victim of a PoS attack. AV-TEST, an independent software testing company, released...