SecTor: What the Story of David vs Goliath Teaches Cyber-Security

November 16, 2017 |

While offensive attacks and zero-day vulnerabilities often grab headlines, understanding risk is the key to security.

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Hacking Blockchain with Smart Contracts to Control a Botnet

November 16, 2017 |

Botract attack method revealed at SecTor security conference could enable a botnet to be as resilient and as distributed as the Ethereum blockchain itself.

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Simple Phishing Attacks Deliver Complex Malware: FIN7 Hackers Target Restaurant Chains

August 10, 2017 |

The FIN7/Carbanak hacker group is leveraging straightforward phishing emails to deliver a new JScript backdoor called Bateleur.

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Why You Need Multi-Factor Authentication: Virgin America Hacked Post-Merger

July 31, 2017 |

The hacker accessed 3,120 employees' and contractors' user names and passwords.

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Why Risk Management Matters: Hackers Breach Italy's Biggest Bank Twice in One Year

July 27, 2017 |

400,000 UniCredit customers' personal information was exposed in two separate incidents.

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Russian Hackers Breached Election Systems in 39 States

June 14, 2017 |

In Illinois, the attackers attempted to delete or alter voter information, according to a recent report.

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Twitter Patches High Impact Account Tweeting Flaw

May 23, 2017 |

The vulnerability could have potentially enabled an attacker to tweet from any user account without the need to first compromise or exploit the user.

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WordPress 4.7.5 Fixes Six Security Vulnerabilities

May 19, 2017 |

Widely deployed open-source content management system patched for a half-dozen different issues as new bug bounty program is set to debut.

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Hackers Leverage Flaws in SS7 to Drain Victims' Bank Accounts

May 08, 2017 |

The attackers were able to redirect SMS messages used for two-factor authentication in order to approve money transfers.

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