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Day: January 16, 2018

Shared Accounts Increasingly Problematic for Critical Infrastructure: ICS-CERT

CyberWisdom Safe Harbor Commentary: A recent story from securityweek.com expands things we don’t talk about but last year’s assessment conducted by the Department of Homeland Security’s Industrial Control Systems Network Emergency Response Team (ICS-CERT) revealed that border protection remains the single largest issue for key infrastructure organizations, but issues of identification and certification are becoming

Beware: Four Malicious Chrome Extensions on Browser Impacted More 500,000 Users

CyberWisdom Safe Harbor Commentary: Security researchers at cybersecurity firm ICEBRG have identified four malicious Chrome browser extensions affecting more than 500,000 people. After the initial investigation began, they found unusual traffic flow at one of their client workstations and seemed like attackers use extensions to click-fraud to generate more revenue or SEO purposes. Four malicious

Bitcoin drops as China renews crackdown on cryptocurrency

CyberWisdom Safe Harbor Commentary: This story from qz.com and express.co.uk notes that an interesting wave of selling Bitcoin and it fell to its lowest level in more than a month after reports that Chinese regulators are cracking down on cryptocurrencies once again target mobile applications and online platforms for trading. After the South Korean government also

Flaw in Popular Transmission BitTorrent Client Lets Hackers Control Your PC Remotely

CyberWisdom Safe Harbor Commentary: A must read story from thehackernews.com dissects a revealing that a major vulnerability was discovered in the widely used Transmission BitTorrent application that could allow hackers to remotely execute malicious code malware threat on BitTorrent user computers and control them. This vulnerability was discovered by Google’s Project Zero vulnerability reporting team