CyberWisdom Safe Harbor Commentary US Cybersecurity: A survey of Russian hackers led by the Associated Press revealed major problems in US cybersecurity. Hackers, known as Fancy Bear, also allegedly disrupted the 2016 US presidential election by getting access to e-mail accounts of at least 87 top defense contractors, disclosing information about drones, stealth fighters, cloud
Day: February 9, 2018
CyberWisdom Safe Harbor Commentary on Reddit Clone A must-read story from helpnetsecurity.com defines a little known that the popular social news aggregator Reddit site have been convincingly cloned as the reddit.co domain. The author apparently does not expect the user to discover for what it is: a website designed to collect the user’s username and password.
CyberWisdom Safe Harbor Commentary on Cisco ASA Vulnerability The securityaffairs.co finds out how Cisco has tracked new security patches for a serious vulnerability (CVE-2018-0101) in its CISCO ASA (Adaptive Security Appliance) software. The company released the same security update as the Cisco ASA software at the end of January. An attacker who is remotely unauthenticated can exploit
CyberWisdom Safe Harbor Commentary on Cryptojacking What is most likely to be an overlooked story from securityboulevard.com reviews a surprising Encryption currency is very hot. According to https://coinmarketcap.com, there are now over 1,300 cryptocurrencies accelerated with the new Initial Coin Products (ICO). Even Kodak is working with Kodak. At the moment Bitcoin is still priced
CyberWisdom Safe Harbor Commentary on Air Gap This story from techrepublic.com details researchers have found a way to get around the Faraday cage and the air gap by using low-level magnetic fields that can not be stopped by traditional methods. For safety professionals in a highly-safer environment, it is important to take the recommended steps
CyberWisdom Safe Harbor Commentary on Samsung and Roku Smart TVs This story from fortune.com finds out millions of so-called smart TVs have exploits that hackers can exploit. It is based on consumer reports, which released some of the security censorship results for some smart TVs Wednesday, the name of the internet connected TV set. Among them
CyberWisdom Safe Harbor Commentary on UDPoS This story from darkreading.com believes a surprising new POS malware called UDPoS that disguises as LogMeIn service pack. Forcepoint researchers have discovered a new type of point-of-sale (POS) malware disguised as a LogMeIn service pack designed to steal data from a magnetic stripe on the back of a payment card.
CyberWisdom Safe Harbor Commentary on key service vulnerability patch SC media reveals Amazon will release a security patch for its “critical” service in the upcoming update, and a researcher posted a video demo claiming they are using Raspberry Pi to attack Amazon devices. Researcher MG, who placed a device called “Break & Enter dropbox” near