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Developers Targeted in ‘ParseDroid’ PoC Attack

A proof of concept attack developed by researchers target users of the development platforms for Android and Java.   This post was originally published on https://threatpost.com/feed/. https://blacklakesecurity.com/developers-targeted-in-parsedroid-poc-attack/

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The key to success with prevention strategies like remote browser isolation

It is tempting as a security practitioner to think you can prevent every attack. Especially in a people-strapped industry, why wouldn’t you want to? If we could just use technology and prevent attacks, we wouldn’t need that many new security practitioners after all. Prevention is definitely a good strategy, and has prompted much investment from […]

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The next step in network security evolution

In 1987, Bernd Fix developed a method to neutralize the Vienna virus, becoming the first known antivirus software developer. In 2017, as we pass the 30-year anniversary, a lot has changed in endpoint security. I have been fortunate enough to have a front row seat to this evolution, and the parallels between how endpoint security […]

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How cybersecurity solutions can help with GDPR compliance

Technical (protection) measures, means, technologies, rules and resources are mentioned multiple times throughout the GDPR text. The Regulation does not, however, specify any security technology implementation as obligatory (a few methods are suggested as optional solutions for the specific usage). Choice and evaluation of adequacy is the sole responsibility of the data controller and processor. […]

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Andromeda botnet dismantled in international cyber operation

On 29 November 2017, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), in close cooperation with the Luneburg Central Criminal Investigation Inspectorate in Germany, Europol’s European Cybercrime Centre (EC3), the Joint Cybercrime Action Task Force (J-CAT), Eurojust and private-sector partners, dismantled one of the longest running malware families in existence called Andromeda (also known as Gamarue). According […]

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