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Feb 8, 2021

FETT Bug Bounty Helps Strengthen SSITH Hardware Defenses

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After three months of reviewing more than 13000 hours of hacking exploits conducted by more than 580 cybersecurity researchers, DARPA today announced that its Finding Exploits to Thwart Tampering (FETT) Bug Bounty successfully proved the value of the secure hardware architectures developed under its System Security Integration Through Hardware and Firmware (SSITH) program while pinpointing critical areas to further harden defenses.

Feb 7, 2021

Cybersecurity Threats: The Daunting Challenge Of Securing The Internet Of Things

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Kindly see my latest FORBES article: Thanks for reading and sharing and stay safe!

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By 2025, it is expected that there will be more than 30 billion IoT connections, almost 4 IoT devices per person on average and that also amounts to trillions of sensors connecting and interacting on these devices.

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Feb 6, 2021

Google says it’s too easy for hackers to find new security flaws

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In December 2018, researchers at Google detected a group of hackers with their sights set on Microsoft’s Internet Explorer. Even though new development was shut down two years earlier, it’s such a common browser that if you can find a way to hack it, you’ve got a potential open door to billions of computers.

Feb 6, 2021

Machine learning algorithm may be the key to timely, inexpensive cyber-defense

Posted by in categories: cybercrime/malcode, information science, robotics/AI

Attacks on vulnerable computer networks and cyber-infrastructure—often called zero-day attacks—can quickly overwhelm traditional defenses, resulting in billions of dollars of damage and requiring weeks of manual patching work to shore up the systems after the intrusion.

Feb 3, 2021

Alleged Gaming Software Supply-Chain Attack Installs Spyware

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Researchers allege that software used for downloading Android apps onto PCs and Macs has been compromised to install malware onto victim devices.

Feb 2, 2021

Agent Tesla ramps up its game in bypassing security walls, attacks endpoint protection

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The malware now attempts to disable Microsoft antivirus protection.

Jan 29, 2021

Perl.com domain stolen, now using IP address tied to malware

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The domain name perl.com was stolen this week and is now points to an IP address associated with malware campaigns.

Jan 28, 2021

Authorities Seize Dark-Web Site Linked to the Netwalker Ransomware

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U.S. and Bulgarian authorities took control of the dark web site used by the NetWalker ransomware cybercrime group.

Jan 28, 2021

European Authorities Disrupt Emotet — World’s Most Dangerous Malware

Posted by in categories: cybercrime/malcode, law enforcement

Law enforcement agencies dismantled the infrastructure of Emotet, a notorious email-based Windows malware behind several botnet-driven spam campaigns.

Jan 28, 2021

New Docker Container Escape Bug Affects Microsoft Azure Functions

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Researchers detail docker container escape bug affecting microsoft azure functions.

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