• img April 23, 2018

Week in review: New Cybersecurity Framework, Android patching issues, RSA Conference 2018

Here’s an overview of some of last week’s most interesting news and articles: RSA Conference 2018 coverage Check out what you missed at the infosec event of the year. Real-time detection of consumer IoT devices participating in DDoS attacks Could we detect compromised consumer IoT devices participating in a DDoS attack in real-time and do […]

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  • img April 20, 2018

Energy security pros worry about catastrophic failure due to cyberattacks

70 percent of energy security professionals are concerned that a successful cyberattack could cause a catastrophic failure, such as an explosion, a recent survey has shown. Of the 151 IT and operational technology (OT) security pros at energy and oil and gas companies that were polled, 97 percent are concerned that attacks could cause operational […]

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  • img April 20, 2018

When BEC scammers specialize

A group of BEC scammers has been focusing its efforts on the global maritime shipping industry, compromising emails accounts and attempting to trick targets into delivering considerable sums to bank accounts set up by the group. Secureworks researchers have been tracking the group’s activities for quite a while and have been warning the targets. They […]

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  • img April 20, 2018

Akamai CSO Talks Cryptominers, IoT and the Reemergence of Old Threats

Andy Ellis, CSO Akamai, discusses how the company works with others within the cybersecurity landscape to help keep the internet safe.   This post was originally published on https://threatpost.com/feed/. https://blacklakesecurity.com/akamai-cso-talks-cryptominers-iot-and-the-reemergence-of-old-threats/

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Podcast: How Millions of Apps Leak Private Data

Threatpost’s Tom Spring talked to Roman Unuchek, senior malware analyst at Kaspersky Lab, about his discoveries this week at the RSA Conference.   This post was originally published on https://threatpost.com/feed/. https://blacklakesecurity.com/podcast-how-millions-of-apps-leak-private-data/

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