Category: CyberSecurity

CyberSecurity

Oracle to Acquire Cloud Security Firm Zenedge

Oracle said Thursday that it has agreed to acquire cloud security firm Zenedge for an undisclosed sum. Zenedge offers a suite of services to protect systems deployed in the cloud, on-premise or in hybrid hosting environments, with solutions including a...

/ February 16, 2018

Global Powers Must Address ‘Episodes of Cyberwar’: UN Chief

World leaders must lay the groundwork on how countries respond to cyberattacks that have proven to be a daunting threat, whether by state actors or criminal enterprises, UN secretary general Antonio Guterres said Friday. “It is clear we are witnessing...

/ February 16, 2018

Oracle WebLogic Server Flaw Exploited to Deliver Crypto-Miners

Threat actors are exploiting a recently patched vulnerability in Oracle WebLogic Server to infect systems with crypto-currency mining malware, FireEye reports.  Identified as CVE-2017-10271, the vulnerability resides in the WebLogic Server Security Service (WLS Security) in Oracle WebLogic Server versions...

/ February 16, 2018

U.S. Government Contractors Score Poorly on Cyber Risk Tests

Report Analyzes Cyber Risk of Federal Supply Chain  Attacks against the supply chain are not uncommon. It represents the soft underbelly of large organizations that are otherwise well defended. The federal government is not an exception — in fact, federal...

/ February 16, 2018

U.S. Energy Department Announces Office for Cyber, Energy Security

The U.S. Department of Energy announced this week that it’s creating a new Office of Cybersecurity, Energy Security, and Emergency Response (CESER). The new office will be led by an assistant secretary who will report to the undersecretary of energy....

/ February 16, 2018

TippingPoint Threat Intelligence and Zero-Day Coverage – Week of February 12, 2018 –

Valentine’s Day was earlier this week, and there was so much love in the air. There was also a lot of love in the Trend Micro world as our teams worked diligently to make sure our customers were protected from...

/ February 16, 2018

BGP Flaws Patched in Quagga Routing Software

Several vulnerabilities that could lead to denial-of-service (DoS), information disclosure, and remote code execution have been patched this week in the Quagga routing software suite. Quagga implements the Open Shortest Path First (OSPF), Routing Information Protocol (RIP), Border Gateway Protocol...

/ February 16, 2018

U.S., Canada, Australia Attribute NotPetya Attack to Russia

The United States, Canada, Australia and New Zealand have joined the United Kingdom in officially blaming Russia for the destructive NotPetya attack launched last summer. Moscow has denied the accusations. In a statement released on Thursday, the White House attributed...

/ February 16, 2018

Russian Hackers Sent to U.S. Prison for Stealing 160 Million Bank Card Numbers

A United States Judge this week sent two Russian nationals to prison for their involvement in a hacking scheme that compromised roughly160 million credit card numbers and incurred losses of hundreds of millions. The two, Vladimir Drinkman, 37, and Dmitriy...

/ February 15, 2018

Dispel Launches Election Security Platform

Dispel, a U.S.-based company that specializes in secure communication and collaboration systems, on Thursday announced the launch of a new product designed to help protect elections against malicious cyber actors. According to Dispel, the new solution, which consists of its...

/ February 15, 2018