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Day: January 17, 2018

Fileless Attacks Challenges Increase on Your Devices and the Cloud

Danger Rises from Fileless Attacks on Your Devices and the Cloud Path of a Fileless Attack CyberWisdom Safe Harbor Commentary: Fileless Attacks Challenges Increase on Your Devices and the Cloud In recent Fileless attacks, such as Ransomware, are easier and more effective than traditional malware-based threats and present a growing challenge to business goals. Cybercriminals take the

Six Basic Rules for Securing Your IoT gadgets and devices

CyberWisdom Safe Harbor Commentary: A must read story from krebsonsecurity.com calls out a revealing Most of the readers here may have heard or read various predictions about the upcoming proliferation of insecure IoT devices or IoT devices. IoT is broadly defined as any gadget or gadget connected to the Internet, but most consumers may not

New ransomware strain attacks your cloud email

CyberWisdom Safe Harbor Commentary: Today I came across this story from komando.com that shares a surprising possible hack. A new type of ransomware called “ransomcloud” has been developed that can encrypt online email accounts such as Office 365 and Gmail in real time. Why is this important? Because it means that even your online email

Hackers Exploiting Three Microsoft Office Flaws to Spread Zyklon Malware

CyberWisdom Safe Harbor Commentary: This story from thehackernews.com sheds light on a security researchers have discovered a new malware campaign that spreads advanced botnet malware by exploiting at least three recently disclosed vulnerabilities in Microsoft Office. Fully functional malware, known as Zyklon, reappeared nearly two years ago, targeting telecommunications, insurance and financial services. Since early

Researchers Offer ‘a VirusTotal’ for ICS – an ICS sandbox for analysis

 CyberWisdom Safe Harbor Commentary: Today I came across this story from darkreading.com that reveal a team of researchers plans to release an open-source online tool to capture and review industrial control system (ICS) malware samples that run as a sandbox with honeypots like an ICS’s VirusTotal. VirusTotal is a popular online tool that uses multiple

WordPress Update 4.9.2 – Fix for XSS Vulnerability and 21 Other Bugs

Website owners news alert: What is most likely to be an overlooked story from gbhackers.com explains little known WordPress vulnerabilities that should be pay attention to be a safe harbor site. read more… New WordPress update (4.9.2) released yesterday covering the fix for XSS vulnerability and 21 other bugs. The Vulnerability resides with the Flash

Twitter accounts that Trump follows hacked by group calling itself ‘Turkish cyber army’

CyberWisdom Safe Harbor Commentary: A recent story from globalnews.ca and businessinsider.com focuses how Greta Van Susteren and Eric Bolling Twitter accounts that Trump follows hacked by group calling itself ‘Turkish cyber army’ Greta Van Susteren and Eric Bolling Twitter accounts that Trump follows were hacked by group calling itself ‘Turkish cyber army’. The Twitter accounts belonging

Plunging Bitcoin, Ethereum and other cryptocurrency market

Featured Image: Bryce Durbin CyberWisdom Safe Harbor Commentary: Today I came across this story from techcrunch.com that tells how Bitcoin prices had slipped 15% for the first time since December 4, dropping below $ 12,000. Meanwhile, Ethereum fell more than 20%, hovering above $ 1,000, and at the time of writing, Ripple dropped 33% to