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The Cybersecurity Event of the Year: Black Hat USA 2017

Highlights and Takeaways

  • 27 July 2017
  • Author: TMcShane
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Black Hat 2017

It’s here again! The world’s leading information security conference, held at locations across the globe, made its way to Las Vegas last week. As it wraps up its final day, we’re going to point out some key takeaways and highlights from the event, as well as share some additional sources to explore the briefings more in depth. Also, reports discover some frightening trends in phishing activity. 

Are Internet Rights Beginning to Get Squeezed?

Updates on internet regulation

  • 20 July 2017
  • Author: TMcShane
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Net Neutrality in a Nutshell

 

Lately, the topic of net neutrality has received a lot of attention. Many people understand the subject to some degree, but this section is going to break down exactly what it is, why it’s important, and who is on either end of the debate. 





Microsoft Blames the NSA

Is Vulnerability Hoarding Safe?

  • 13 July 2017
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Microsoft Blames the NSA

 

Executives at Microsoft made it no secret how they felt about the NSA’s involvement in the recent ransomware attacks that have been sweeping the globe. They condemned the agency for stockpiling vulnerabilities and powerful exploits over the years, which the NSA claims are used to battle terrorism, among other things. The NSA allegedly hid these hacking tools from Microsoft, which ultimately left their customers vulnerable to attack, according to company president Brad Smith. Smith and other experts are bringing attention to the danger that secret information caches like this one held by the NSA pose. If compromised, it empowers criminal groups and hostile nation-states to carry-out global cyberattacks with relative ease, and can send governments and businesses into a panicked frenzy.

 

 

(Not)Petya: A New Strain of Ransomware

CylancePROTECT

  • 6 July 2017
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(Not)Petya: A New Strain of Ransomware

 

Last Tuesday, organizations across many countries withstood another global ransomware outbreak, and the disruptive experience was all too familiar. This attack was the second in just two months to span multiple countries and compromise hundreds of thousands of machines. As businesses scrambled to secure data and restore backups, cyber-security experts around the world analyzed this new Petya-like threat...

 

 

SIM2K® ShowVue

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  • 23 August 2016
  • Author: SIM2K
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