CyberWisdom Safe Harbor Commentary on GDPR: What is most likely to be an overlooked story from techcrunch.com highlights the truth about companies gears up to make themselves compliant on GDPR about upcoming data protection regulations in Europe. As businesses have filed compliance on the forthcoming data protection legislation on GDPR, businesses operating in member states will
Day: January 29, 2018
CyberWisdom Safe Harbor Commentary on WordPress sites: Today I came across this story from thehackernews.com that highlights more than 2,000 WordPress sites were once again found infected with an encryption mining malware that not only stole the visitor’s computer resources to dig digital money but also recorded every visitor’s keystroke. Security researchers at Sucuri discovered
CyberWisdom Safe Harbor Commentary Spectre Patch: A must-read story from securityaffairs.co describes embarrassing things we don’t talk about but last weekend, Microsoft introduced out-of-band updates to disable one of the Spectre attack patch mitigations as they could cause the system to become unstable. The situation is getting embarrassed! Just after the Meltdown and Spectre security updates
CyberWisdom Safe Harbor Commentary Spectre Vulnerability: TheRegister.co has out done itself in a perspective article that Spectre vulnerability will stay with us here for a long time. Even if you choose to ignore it, the problem persists. This can be a very bad thing for public cloud providers. It may end up well for chip makers.
A must-read story from securityaffairs.co reports on Malwarebytes annual malware report show that Ransomware test results increased by 90% or more. The report reveals major changes in the methodology of cybercrime, including: Ransomware was the tool of choice for cybercriminals in 2017, with a 10x increase in ransomware attacks Malwarebytes blocked an average of 8 million mining