Day: August 4, 2022

Bloke robbed of $800,000 in cryptocurrency by fake wallet app wants payback from Google

Last October, California resident Jacob Pearlman downloaded an Android version of a cryptocurrency wallet app called Phantom from the Google Play app store. That was four months before San Francisco-based Phantom Technologies actually released an Android version of its digital wallet. The free Phantom Wallet app that Pearlman downloaded early from Google Play was a …

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Seemplicity collaborates with Checkmarx to improve visibility and operational efficiency for organizations

Seemplicity announced that it has partnered with Checkmarx, a provider of developer-centric application security testing (AST) solutions. The partnership will see the Checkmarx One Platform integrated within Seemplicity’s Productivity Platform, allowing joint customers to simplify the entire find-to-fix lifecycle and ultimately accelerate the time to remediation of vulnerabilities found throughout the software development lifecycle (SDLC). …

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Kion and Booz Allen Hamilton help government agencies manage their multi-cloud environments

Kion has partnered with Booz Allen Hamilton. This partnership will join Kion’s cloud enablement solution with Booz Allen’s technology transformation and managed services expertise to provide government clients with complete cloud management and governance capabilities. As application migration initiatives and the adoption of cloud-native capabilities accelerate across the public sector, more agencies are facing challenges …

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Wash. Judge Keeps Robinhood Promotional Text Suit Alive

By Elise Hansen (August 4, 2022, 11:20 PM EDT) — Stock-trading app Robinhood can’t shake claims that its “Refer a Friend” program broke Washington state law by causing non-users to receive unsolicited promotional texts, a federal judge has found. Cooper Moore has adequately alleged Robinhood helped its users send unsolicited, commercial text messages to their …

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HUMAN Security partners with Ping Identity to enable “bot-or-not” decisions within a user’s session

HUMAN Security announced a new integration with Ping Identity, leveraging PingOne DaVinci, a no-code identity orchestration service. The partnership will unite PingOne DaVinci orchestration capabilities with the Human Connector API to make real-time “bot-or-not” decisions within a user’s session, allowing for frictionless authentication for human users and immediate “access denied” triggers for malicious bots or …

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Flashpoint acquires Echosec Systems to help customers identify and mitigate all types of risk

Flashpoint has acquired Echosec Systems. With this acquisition, Flashpoint will expand its OSINT capabilities to drive on-the-ground situational awareness, executive protection, geopolitical risk assessments, counterterrorism, misinformation and disinformation identification and response, and crisis response. Intelligence practitioners are witnessing a revolution in how OSINT can be used to support cyber and physical security missions around the …

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Keyavi Data raises $13 million to meet market demand for self-protecting data technology

Keyavi Data announced that it has raised $13 million in Series A funding to meet cybersecurity market demand for self-protecting data technology. “Tremendous interest in Keyavi’s technology and strong financial backing by investors positions the company for continued innovation and global market disruption. Keyavi redefines data security by upending the industry’s notions of what cybersecurity …

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VMWare Asks Users to Patch ‘Critical Authentication Bypass’ Bug!

Both VMware & experts are urging users to patch many products affected by a critical authentication bypass vulnerability that can let an attacker to gain administrative access to a system as well as exploit other flaws. Vulnerability—for which a proof-of-concept is forthcoming—is one of a number of issues the company fixed that could lead to …

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Twitter Spy Case About 'Power, Greed, Lies,' Feds Tell Jury

By Bonnie Eslinger (August 4, 2022, 10:02 PM EDT) — The criminal trial of an ex-Twitter employee accused of spying for Saudi Arabia is a tale of “power, greed, lies,” the government told a California federal jury during closing arguments Thursday, while the defendant’s counsel countered that the prosecution hadn’t given them the “full story.” …

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Understanding What Security Testing Is & Its Importance with The Top Tools and Key Principles

As businesses become more and more digitized, the need for adequate security measures becomes increasingly important. One of the most important things you can do to guarantee that your website or application is secure from harmful assaults is to perform security testing. In this article, we will explore what security testing is, the top tools …

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Africa Economic Growth Challenged by Pandemic and Insecurity

The Intelligence Community Equal Employment Opportunity and Diversity (EEOD) Office is responsible for the overall management of the ODNI EEO and Diversity Program, and provides IC-wide oversight and guidance in developing, implementing, and measuring progress in EEO, diversity, and inclusion. The IC EEOD Office is committed to providing equal employment opportunity for all employees and …

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Africa Increasing Weight in the Global Arena

The Intelligence Community Equal Employment Opportunity and Diversity (EEOD) Office is responsible for the overall management of the ODNI EEO and Diversity Program, and provides IC-wide oversight and guidance in developing, implementing, and measuring progress in EEO, diversity, and inclusion. The IC EEOD Office is committed to providing equal employment opportunity for all employees and …

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BSW #271 – Neal Bridges

Paul’s Security Weekly Thu, 04 Aug 2022 21:44:24 +0000 Thu, 04 Aug 2022 21:51:24 +0000 Libsyn WebEngine 2.0 http://securityweekly.com/ en http://securityweekly.com/ production@securityweekly.net (production@securityweekly.net) https://ssl-static.libsyn.com/p/assets/2/3/1/7/231716b9da792464/PSW_1400x1400.png Paul’s Security Weekly paul@securityweekly.com hacking,security false production@securityweekly.net episodic no BSW #271 – Neal Bridges Thu, 04 Aug 2022 21:44:24 +0000 01:01:41 false Podcast full Read more

Cyberattackers Increasingly Target Cloud IAM as a Weak Link

Cybercriminals always look for blind spots in access management, be they misconfigurations, poor credentialing practices, unpatched security bugs, or other hidden doors to the corporate castle. Now, as organizations continue their modernizing drift to the cloud, bad actors are taking advantage of an emerging opportunity: access flaws and misconfigurations in how organizations use cloud providers’ …

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Neuro Practice Tells 363,000 That PHI Was Posted on Dark Web

Fraud Management & Cybercrime , Healthcare , Industry Specific Ransomware Incident Knocked Out Computer Network, Email and Phones Marianne Kolbasuk McGee (HealthInfoSec) • August 4, 2022     An Indiana neurology practice is notifying nearly 363,000 individuals that their sensitive information was compromised in a recent ransomware attack – and that some of their data …

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Iranian Group Likely Behind Albanian Government Attack

Group Published Ransomware Execution Video on Website Prajeet Nair (@prajeetspeaks) • August 4, 2022     The Iranian city of Qom is known as the “city of mullahs.” (Image: Pixabay) A cyberattack that temporarily paralyzed Albania’s pivot to digital government likely came from Iranian hackers upset over a planned conference by a political-militant organization opposed …

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Google Antitrust Judge Open To Cert. Of 21M Consumer Class

By Dorothy Atkins (August 4, 2022, 9:37 PM EDT) — A California federal judge indicated on Thursday that he’s open to certifying a class of 21 million consumers who accuse Google of unlawfully blocking competition to its app store, telling Google’s counsel the evidence “overwhelmingly” suggests common issues predominate and that he’s “having trouble seeing …

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Palo Alto debuts Unit 42 team for managed detection and response

Palo Alto Networks this week announced the immediate availability of Unit 42 Managed Detection and Response (MDR), a service providing on-call cybersecurity specialists to track and respond to security threats in real time. The idea is to back Palo Alto’s existing automated Cortex extended detection and response (XDR) platform with human expertise, dedicating members of …

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What is Kubernetes?

If you’re working with containers, there’s a good chance you’ve heard of Kubernetes, or K8s. In simple terms, Kubernetes is an open-source tool to manage your containers. Let’s learn more about what it is and what it can do. Accelerate your career Get started with ACG and transform your career with courses and real hands-on labs …

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