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Google pulls 500+ backdoored apps from Google Play

Security researchers have identified over 500 apps on Google Play containing an advertising software development kit (SDK) called Igexin, which allowed covert download of spying plugins. The apps in question represent a wide selection of photo editors, Internet radio and travel apps, educational, health and fitness apps, weather apps, and so on, and were downloaded […]

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Business Email Compromise Campaign Harvesting Credentials in Numerous Industries

Flashpoint warns of a new business email compromise campaign targeting organizations in various industries with the aim of harvesting credentials.   This post was originally published on https://threatpost.com/feed/. https://blacklakesecurity.com/business-email-compromise-campaign-harvesting-credentials-in-numerous-industries/

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Understanding the dark web and how it factors into cybersecurity

In this podcast recorded at Black Hat USA 2017, Eric Olson, VP of Intelligence Operations at LookingGlass Cyber Solutions, talks about the dark net and how it factors into cyber security. Here’s a transcript of the podcast for your convenience. Well, thank you Eric for joining us today. You need to really help our audience […]

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Here we go again: DDoS attacks on the rise!

Newly released data shows that DDoS and web application attacks are on the rise once again, according to Akamai’s Second Quarter, 2017 State of the Internet / Security Report. Contributing to this rise was the PBot DDoS malware which re-emerged as the foundation for the strongest DDoS attacks seen by Akamai this quarter. In the […]

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What’s needed for the first NYS DFS cybersecurity transitional phase?

The first transitional phase of the New York State’s Department of Financial Services (NYS DFS) cybersecurity regulation is upon us. As of August 28th, 2017 covered entities are required to be in compliance with the first phase of the 23 NYCRR Part 500 standard. The NYS DFS was kind enough not drop the entire regulation […]

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