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2018-09-19 22:30:00 UTC
Dark Reading
Dark Reading
Cryptojackers Grow Dramatically on Enterprise Networks

A new report shows that illicit cryptomining malware is growing by leaps and bounds on the networks of unsuspecting victims.

2018-09-19 18:30:00 UTC
Dark Reading
Dark Reading
WebAuthn, FIDO2 Infuse Browsers, Platforms with Strong Authentication

New standards offer protection against hacking, credential theft, phishing attacks, and hope for the end of an era of passwords as a security construct.

2018-09-19 18:30:00 UTC
Dark Reading
Dark Reading
Mirai Hackers' Sentence Includes No Jail Time

The trio behind Mirai sentenced to probation and public service in return for cooperation with law enforcement and researchers.

2018-09-19 17:11:00 UTC
ThreatPost
ThreatPost
Mirai Masterminds Helping FBI Snuff Out Cybercrime

The three hackers behind the infamous Mirai botnet have been helping law enforcement take down cybercriminals across the globe.

IoT Malware DDoS Hackers Mirai Mirai Botnet
2018-09-19 16:54:00 UTC
Krebs on Security
Krebs on Security
Mirai Botnet Authors Avoid Jail Time

Citing "extraordinary cooperation" with the government, a court in Alaska on Tuesday sentenced three men to probation, community service and fines for their admitted roles in authoring and using "Mirai," a potent malware strain used in countless attacks designed to knock Web sites offline -- including an enormously powerful attack in 2016 that sidelined this Web site for nearly four days.

Ne'er-Do-Well News Click Fraud Dalton Norman Elliott Peterson Fbi Internet Of Things IoT Josiah White Justice Department Mirai Botnet Paras Jha
2018-09-19 16:54:00 UTC
ThreatPost
ThreatPost
Critical Out-of-Band Patch Issued for Adobe Acrobat Reader

Overall seven flaws were patched - including one critical vulnerability that could lead to arbitrary code execution.

Vulnerabilities Web Security Adobe Adobe Acrobat Adobe Patch Adobe Reader Adobe Reader And Dc Critical Flaw Fix
2018-09-19 14:55:00 UTC
HackRead
HackRead
California man may get 6 months in prison for uploading Deadpool on Facebook

By Carolina

It is quite unlikely that somebody would be naïve enough to upload a copy of a newly released movie on his Facebook page with his real name since this would lead the law enforcement straight to the person, that too, in no time. However, it seems that there is one such person and his name […]

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Cyber Crime California Deadpool Facebook FBI Internet Piracy Social Media
2018-09-19 14:45:00 UTC
Dark Reading
Dark Reading
FBI: Phishing Attacks Aim to Swap Payroll Information

Social engineering scams target employees' payroll credentials so attackers can access and change their bank account data.

2018-09-19 14:30:00 UTC
Dark Reading
Dark Reading
5 Steps to Success for New CISOs

You've been hired to make an impact. These tips can help set you up for continued success.

2018-09-19 14:26:00 UTC
The Daily Swig
The Daily Swig
ABS-CBN closes two sites following payment card breach

Malware found to have been skimming customer card details for over a month.

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OUR TAKE ON TRENDING STORIES
February 2024
By SUE DENIM
The Truth Behind "The Xun" Repository Bombshell
Well, well, well, it seems the digital waters are getting murkier by the day. A mysterious GitHub user by the name of I-SOON recently made their grand entrance onto the coding scene, dropping a repository bombshell titled "The Truth Behind an Xun." Inside? Oh, just a casual 200 megabytes of top-secret intel about a Chinese cybersecurity company. Talk about spilling the digital tea!

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SPOTLIGHT, VULNERABILITY CHAT & PRIVACY HEADLINES
26 February 2024
BREACHAWARE HQ

A total of 38 breaches were found and analysed resulting in 3,984,206 leaked accounts containing a total of 27 different data types. The breaches found publicly and freely available included Stealer Log 0248, Leonardo, Stealer Log 0249, Tangerine Telecom and Stealer Log 0250