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Day: January 10, 2018

Be warned! 2018 Winter Olympics being used as phishing attack bait

CyberWisdom Safe Harbor Commentary: From my last commentary new alert, Phishing Cyber Fileless Attack on 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics Targets, I an adding additional curated article and updating the earlier commentary. Information Week reveals the following anatomy of the targeted email campaign with Kill Chain and fileless malware attacks footprints from Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Already more than 300 organizations

Don’t Just Grab Your CPU Flaw Updates – Be Aware of the Aftermath Saga from Meltdown and Spectre Fixes

CyberWisdom Safe Harbor Commentary: Applying patches is like hoping the out-of-control solution will not crash your system. . . Credit: https://regmedia.co.uk/2018/01/09/shutterstock_badride.jpg?x=1200&y=794 Patch Tuesday If you’ve been hiding under the rocks for the new year (we will not blame you if you have this problem), there are some major security holes with three new vulnerabilities impacting Intel,

KodakCoin – the New Cryptocurrency for Photographers?

KodakCoin- the new cryptocurrency? author: Cyberwisdom US technology company Kodak announced that it will launch its own Kodak Coin cryptocurrency and plans to hold the initial coin-operated product (ICO) at the end of January. Kodak said in an official announcement that the cryptocurrency will support “the photographer’s Encrypted Rights Ownership Digital Ledger.” Kodak is working with

Phishing Cyber Fileless Attack on 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics Targets

CyberWisdom Safe Harbor Commentary: Information Week reveals the following anatomy of the targeted email campaign with Kill Chain and fileless malware attacks footprints from Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Already more than 300 organizations associated with the 2018 Olympic Games have been hit by these campaigns, even before the game starts next month. Analysts at McAfee Advanced Threat Research

Microsoft Releases Patches for 16 Critical Flaws

CyberWisdom Safe Harbor Commentary: Today I came across this story from thehackernews.com that provide the latest Microsoft Releases Patches for 16 Critical Flaws and is worthy to take note and patch your systems and devices ASAP. Microsoft has released the first patch of 2018 Tuesday to address 56 CVE-listed vulnerabilities, including a zero-day vulnerability related to MS Office

The Essence of Blockchain in Cyber Security

CyberWisdom Safe Harbor Commentary: This story from infosecurity-magazine.com showcases the essence of Blockchain on cyber security. With the help of the blockchain, the security systems used in the organization can leverage the distributed public key infrastructure to authenticate devices and users. This security system provides a specific SSL certificate for each device instead of a

RIG exploit kit campaign transform into cryptocurrencies craze

CyberWisdom Safe Harbor Commentaries: This story from blog.malwarebytes.com educates things we don’t talk about but RIG exploit transform where the money is – from cyber attack exploits to cryptocurrencies in funding the criminal ecosystem As cryptocurrencies become more and more popular, we can only expect to see the increase in malicious coin miners, due to increased financial