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Day: February 20, 2018

McAfee Identifies Major Cyber Attack by Lazarus hacker group

CyberWisdom Safe Harbor Commentary on Lazarus hacker group I couldn’t believe this story from that asks an interesting on the Lazarus hacker group, headquartered in North Korea, is now targeting cryptocurrency theft and phishing attacks against individuals and banking institutions. Analysts at McAfee Advanced Threat Research (ATR) uncovered new cyber attacks. As an article published

Nearly 8000 Security Flaws Did Not Receive a CVE ID in 2018 NVD

CyberWisdom Safe Harbor Commentary on Unreported Security Flaws I couldn’t believe this story from that reviews the truth about the Risk Based Security (RBS) report found 20,832 vulnerabilities were discovered in 2017 with a record number of 20,832 but only 12,932 of them received official CVE identifiers. This means that without the CVE-2017-XXXXX number, there

Your Credit Card Microchip Maybe Vulnerable, Some Remedies

CyberWisdom Safe Harbor Commentary on Credit Card Microchip Vulnerability: What is most likely to be an overlooked story from dissects a little-known Credit Card Microchip Vulnerability. Credit Card Microchip The new chip and PIN cards in the credit card microchip  (the EMV standard) promised to be safer than simple magnetic stripe cards, but they were just installed

Cybersecurity experts warn on growing ‘whaling attacks’ by 200%

CyberWisdom Safe Harbor Commentary on Whaling Attacks A recent story from believes surprising Cybersecurity experts warning that the so-called “whaling attack,” in which the company’s chief executive is a liar target, has tripled in the past year. Whaling attacks are a form of phishing that criminals realize that the chief executive is not in

Google finds security vulnerability in Microsoft Edge on Compromised Sites

CyberWisdom Safe Harbor Commentary on Vulnerability in Microsoft Edge Today I came across this story from that warns a hidden part of the Project Zero project. Google discovered a vulnerability in Microsoft Edge that researchers publicly disclosed when the software giant missed a deadline. The Google Project Zero team provided Microsoft with a 90-day