CyberWisdom Safe Harbor Commentary on National Cybersecurity Challenges A must-read story from hstoday.us concludes how the director of the National Intelligence Agency described the “tech-savvy contest” in the cyberwar, while intelligence chiefs were concerned that smaller companies that are “less mature” are accelerating the resolution of current cyber threats. “The internet is clearly the most
Day: February 15, 2018
CyberWisdom Safe Harbor Commentary on Salon’s optional coin mining A recent story from arstechnica.com says things we don’t talk about Salon’s optional coin mining site lets you avoid ads, but it can drain your CPU power. Salon.com has a new, cryptocurrency-driven strategy that earns money when readers intercept ads. If you want to read the salon without
CyberWisdom Safe Harbor Commentary on Protect the cybersecurity of small businesses and their consumers A must read story from thehill.com calls out on protecting the cybersecurity of small businesses and their consumers. Imagine this is your early days. About the time you go home, you open your laptop, log in to your bank account and be shocked
CyberWisdom Safe Harbor Commentary on AndroRAT Malware What is most likely to be an overlooked story from blog.trendmicro.com dissects how Trend Micro has discovered a new variant of Android Remote Access Tool (AndroRAT), identified as ANDROIDOS_ANDRORAT.HRXC, capable of injecting root attacks for malicious tasks such as silent installation, shell command execution, WiFi password collection and screen capture.
CyberWisdom Safe Harbor Commentary on cyber attacks financial services and e-commerce trend A recent story from techwireasia.com report on a new ThreatMetrix report, last year’s attack rate increased 44% compared with last year, with a total of 700 million cyber attacks. Businesses in the fields of financial services and e-commerce suffered the worst impact on cyber attacks
CyberWisdom Safe Harbor Commentary Spectre and Meltdown Fixes A recent story from techrepublic.com proposes a revealing two main affects from Spectre and Meltdown Fixes. Due to performance overhead between 1% and 800%, changes to the Linux kernel have been found to reduce system speed in order to mitigate the effects of the crash. Systems that