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Day: February 5, 2018

Cisco and FireEye Pointing Finger at North Korea Hacking Group For Adobe Flash 0-Day In The Wild

CyberWisdom Safe Harbor Commentary: A must-read story from notes that an interesting According to Cisco and FireEye security researchers, North Korean hacking groups are behind the attacks exploiting the recently discovered Adobe Flash 0-Day vulnerability There have been over 1,000 Adobe Flash vulnerabilities since it was released. Designed to simplify website development and deliver other

Russian dark web ad for new GandCrab ransomware-as-a-service discovered

A recent story from reveals a little-known researchers investigating newly discovered GandCrab ransomware have learned how their authors have sold malware as malicious potential buyers as ransomware as a service pack. Russia’s Black Internet Advertising Newly-Found GandCrab Ransomware as a Service Researchers investigating newly discovered GandCrab ransomware have learned how their authors have sold malware as

Alleged Kelihos Botnet Mastermind Extradited to U.S.

CyberWisdom Safe Harbor Commentary on Kelihos Botnet Mastermind: A recent story from explains a surprising  A 37-year-old Russian is accused of being the Kelihos Botnet Mastermind of the notorious Kelihos botnet that has been extradited from Spain to the United States. The United States Department of Justice announced that Peter Yuryevich Levatov of St. Petersburg,

New cryptominer spreads via MacUpdate hack

CyberWisdom Safe Harbor Commentary: A recent story from showcases a little known MacUpdate Troy Download Encrypted Miner from Adobe Creative Cloud Server. The Mac cryptominer distributed via MacUpdate hacker. Security researcher Arnaud Abbati reported on a new Monero miner [1] who entered the system via a MacUpdate hacker. Experts named infection OSX.CreativeUpdate to download cryptocurrency miners

Security Vulnerability Alert: Update your Firefox Browser Now

CyberWisdom Safe Harbor Commentary: Today I came across this story from that recaps things we glean over on vulnerability on Mozilla’s Firefox Quantum browser may allow hackers to tamper with the user’s computer remotelyMozilla’s Firefox Quantum browser has been well received since its launch, but some problems have cropped up, the most recent being reported by

Spywares Hacking Threats and Loom over 2018 Olympics

CyberWisdom Safe Harbor Commentary Hacks over 2018 Olympics: Today I came across this story from that discuss how Nation-states and criminal hackers are targeting the Winter 2018 Olympics at a time of rapid growth, raising concerns about phishing scams, hacking and other disruptive attacks. Organizations are cracking down on security, and experts warn that the game

GDPR or GDP-argh: Why data protection doesn’t have to be a headache

CyberWisdom Safe Harbor Commentary on GDPR: What is most likely to be an overlooked story from outlines the truth about If you are using data or IT to some extent, you may already hear people talking about the “General Data Protection Regulations,” the so-called “GDPR” – often a minor panic. This, of course, is