Day: July 29, 2022

CyberArk, Delinea, One Identity Top Gartner MQ for PAM

CyberArk Keeps Leading the PAM Market, With Delinea and One Identity Close Behind Michael Novinson (MichaelNovinson) • July 29, 2022     CyberArk better be careful – that’s the gist of a new study of the privileged access management market. Long-reigning undisputed leader it may be, but it’s not impervious to competitors such as Delinea …

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Fastly collaborates with HUMAN to protect customers against fraud and account abuse

Fastly joins forces with HUMAN Security to offer customers bot protection as well as fraud and account abuse prevention to keep cybercriminals out of their online applications and services. Fastly’s WAF provides a solution with the range of deployment options on the market with flexibility, deployment, and tooling integrations. Now, customers have access to all …

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Persistence Using Windows Terminal “Profiles”

While doing some research on persistence, I stumbled upon an interesting technique to persist on a windows machine using Windows Terminal profiles. I’ve tweeted about this technique as the method fits in a single tweet 😅 body[data-twttr-rendered=”true”] {background-color: transparent;}.twitter-tweet {margin: auto !important;}  — @nas_bench function notifyResize(height) {height = height ? height : document.documentElement.offsetHeight; var resized = false; …

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Why a robust data corruption policy is vital for your organization

This article was written by Milica Vojnic of Wisetek, who specializes in advising businesses in avoiding cyber crime through an effective IT Asset Disposition policy. We live in a world that is increasingly defined by the transmission of massive amounts of data. Businesses now rely upon this information to conduct day-to-day operations, to communicate with customers, to …

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Russian national charged in sweeping influence operation to disrupt U.S. elections, sow discord

Written by Suzanne Smalley Jul 29, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP A federal grand jury indicted a Russian national on charges of attempting to disrupt U.S. elections beginning as early as 2014, spreading disinformation to further Moscow’s political aims and infiltrating various American political organizations to carry out his plans. The indictment, unsealed Friday in Tampa, Florida, …

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Malicious Npm Packages Used Again – Targets Discord Users!

A recent LofyLife campaign steals tokens & infects client files to monitor various user actions, such as logins, password changes & payment methods. Threat players once again are using the node package manager (npm) repository to hide malware that can steal Discord tokens to monitor user sessions & steal data on the popular chat & collaboration platform, …

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W3C now seeks nominees to new governing board of directors as it transitions its relationship with MIT by Jan. 1

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LofyLife: Malicious npm Packages Used in Siphoning Off Discord Tokens, Card Data

The malicious NPM packages used in this supply chain attack can steal Discord tokens and financial data. Discord, as you may already know, is a VoIP and instant messaging social platform. It is used by millions of users across the globe which makes it a lucrative target for cybercriminals. Just this week, it was reported …

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Facebook Slapped With Another Health Data Privacy Lawsuit

3rd Party Risk Management , Fraud Management & Cybercrime , Governance & Risk Management Proposed Class Action Claims Meta Pixel Tracks Sensitive Patient Info Marianne Kolbasuk McGee (HealthInfoSec) • July 29, 2022     Meta, Facebook’s parent company, is facing another lawsuit alleging it is unlawfully collecting users’ health information. Facebook faces the prospect of …

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AWS Focuses on Identity Access Management at re:Inforce

Amazon emphasized identity and access management during its AWS re:Inforce Security conference in Boston this week. Among announcements for GuardDuty Malware Detection and Amazon Detective for Elastic Kubernetes Service (EKS), Amazon Web Services executives highlighted the launch of IAM Roles Anywhere from earlier this month, which enables AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM) to run …

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Attackers Have ‘Favorite’ Vulnerabilities to Exploit

Attackers play favorites when looking at which software vulnerabilities to target, according to researchers from Palo Alto Networks. Nearly one in three, or 31%, of incidents analyzed by Unit 42 in its 2022 “Incident Response Report” resulted from attackers gaining access to the enterprise environment by exploiting a software vulnerability. Six CVE categories accounted for …

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Attackers Have 'Favorite' Vulnerabilities to Exploit

Attackers play favorites when looking at which software vulnerabilities to target, according to researchers from Palo Alto Networks. Nearly one in three, or 31%, of incidents analyzed by Unit 42 in its 2022 “Incident Response Report” resulted from attackers gaining access to the enterprise environment by exploiting a software vulnerability. Six CVE categories accounted for …

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Hacktivism in a hybrid war. Pyongyang's [un]H0lyGh0st. Notes on the C2C market. Rewards for Justice seeks some righteous snitches.

Anonymous’s hacktivism in a hybrid war. Pyongyang’s [un]H0lyGh0st. Phishing in the IPFS. Update on the initial access criminal-to-criminal market and its effect on MSPs. Cyber gangs move away from malicious macros. Thomas Etheridge from CrowdStrike on managed detection and response. Rick Howard sits down with Art Poghosyan from Britive to discuss DevSecOps and Identity Management. …

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New cybersecurity bills passed by US House. CHIPS and Science Act aims to remedy semiconductor shortage. Senate Democrats introduce net neutrality bill.

At a glance.New cybersecurity bills passed by US House. CHIPS and Science Act aims to remedy semiconductor shortage. Senate Democrats introduce net neutrality bill.New cybersecurity bills passed by US House. Security Week reports that the US House of Representatives passed two cybersecurity bills this week: The RANSOMWARE (short for “Reporting Attacks from Nations Selected for …

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Swiss cities top ranking of best places to build tech careers

Bern and Zürich are the best cities in the world in which to pursue a tech career, based on data released this week by Scotland-based digital skills development organization CodeClan. CodeClan’s study begins with the top 100 cities in the world based on Mercer’s Quality of Living rankings, and uses a combination of several weighted …

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New ‘Robin Banks’ phishing service targets major financial institutions

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: This new Phishing-as-a-Service scheme targets employees of major financial institutions; from Bank of America to Santander. The most damaging campaigns have been active since June of this year, although operations seem to have started in March. Customers of the ‘Robin Banks’ platform have netted as much as $500,000. Why the popularity A rising …

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Ransomware group demands £500,000 from British schools, citing cyber insurance policy

The Hive ransomware group is allegedly demanding £500,000 (about $608,000) from two schools in England following a hack targeting their IT systems, according to reports in British media.  Students and parents of the Wootton Upper School and Kimberley College — both owned by Wootton Academy Trust in Bedfordshire, England — received a message last week …

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The Biggest Telecom Developments Of 2022: Midyear Report

By Christopher Cole (July 29, 2022, 8:01 PM EDT) — It’s been a bustling year for telecom policy despite lawmakers’ unwillingness to fill an empty seat on the Federal Communications Commission.  The commission is currently split 2-2 along partisan lines, and an empty Democratic seat has thwarted much of agency chair Jessica Rosenworcel’s agenda. President Joe …

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Federal court records data breach. CNIL ends investigation into Facebook’s cookie settings. Daughter of Rwandan activist testifies in spyware hearing. New report on consumer identity theft.

At a glance.US DOJ investigating Federal court records data breach.CNIL ends investigation into Facebook’s cookie settings.Daughter of Rwandan activist testifies in spyware hearing.New report on consumer identity theft.US DOJ investigating Federal court records data breach. Matt Olsen, head of the Justice Department’s National Security Division, yesterday informed the US House of Representatives Judiciary Committee that …

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