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Large Crypto-Mining Operation Targeting Jenkins CI Servers

A large malicious crypto-mining operation has recently started targeting the powerful Jenkins CI server, Check Point security researchers have discovered. Dubbed JenkinsMiner, the attack attempts to exploit the CVE-2017-1000353 vulnerability in the Jenkins Java deserialization implementation and to install a mining application designed to mine for the Monero crypto-currency. The actor behind this campaign is […]

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Year-Old Coldroot RAT Targets MacOS, Still Evades Detection

Researchers are warning users about the Coldroot remote access Trojan that is going undetected by AV engines and targets MacOS computers.   This post was originally published on https://threatpost.com/feed/. https://blacklakesecurity.com/year-old-coldroot-rat-targets-macos-still-evades-detection/

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The four myths hampering cybersecurity maturity

We’ve seen tremendous advances in technology over the last 15 years or so, but security continues to struggle as much today as it did a decade ago. A large part of the problem is that security professionals and their leaders have bought into myths that hamper their ability to move their organizations forward and achieve […]

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What types of hospitals experience data breaches?

An estimated 16 million patient records were stolen in the United States in 2016, and last summer the British health system was crippled by a ransomware attack. While we know these events are on the rise, what do we know about the hospitals that are vulnerable to these attacks? A study in The American Journal […]

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Money Laundering Via Author Impersonation on Amazon?

Patrick Reames had no idea why Amazon.com sent him a 1099 form saying he’d made almost $24,000 selling books via Createspace, the company’s on-demand publishing arm. That is, until he searched the site for his name and discovered someone has been using it to peddle a $555 book that’s full of nothing but gibberish. The […]

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