Olympic Destroyer Moves from Pyeongchang to Europe and Russia

Olympic Destroyer Moves from Pyeongchang to Europe and Russia

Olympic Destroyer, the threat actor that targeted the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, has launched new attacks against organizations from Russia, Ukraine and several other European countries. To sabotage the ...
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Security Boulevard's 5 Most Read Stories for the Week, June 11-15

Security Boulevard’s 5 Most Read Stories for the Week, June 11-15

A new week, a new crop of security stories. Last week, Privacy in Public Places, Fileless Malware, Spam Bots and Fake Accounts and Cryptomining Worm MassMiner made headlines. Also, we offered some ...
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Application Exceeds its Brief

Security Flaws Allow Attackers to Hijack 400 Axis Camera Models

Axis Communications, one of the largest manufacturers of video surveillance equipment in the world, has fixed critical security flaws that affect some 390 of its network camera models. The vulnerabilities were found ...
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China’s Social Credit Score

Big Brother China’s Social Credit Score

Imagine, you’re a Chinese citizen and you walk up to the ticket counter at the railway station and ask to buy a round-trip ticket, Beijing to Shanghai. The clerk asks for proof ...
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Continuum Acquires CARVIR to Strengthen Managed Security Service

Continuum Acquires CARVIR to Strengthen Managed Security Service

| | acquisition, MSPs, MSSPs
Providers of platforms that managed security service providers (MSSPs) rely on to fill the yawning gap left by the shortage of IT professionals are aiming to help MSSPs expand the scope of ...
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Language Matters Data Breach

Language Matters When It Comes to a Data Breach

Data breaches were not going to stop just because the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) went into effect May 25. One of the first ones to happen since the compliance ...
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Multipurpose Trojan MysteryBot Targets Android Devices

Multipurpose Trojan MysteryBot Targets Android Devices

Cybercriminals have a new Android malware program in their toolbox called MysteryBot that can serve multiple purposes: banking Trojan, keylogger and ransomware. The Trojan was identified by researchers from threat intelligence firm ...
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Intel Releases Microcode Spectre Patches

Intel Faces Yet Another Speculative Execution Flaw in Its CPUs

As predicted by security researchers, the Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities announced this year were just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to security issues related to the speculative execution feature ...
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GDPR: Privacy Uber Alles

GDPR: Privacy Uber Alles (Literally)

When the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) became effective, most companies, especially in the United States, had a  few simple thoughts. First, “Am I covered?” In other words, does GDPR apply ...
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Microsoft Fixes 11 Critical Flaws, Readies Patches for Spectre Variant 4

Microsoft Fixes 11 Critical Flaws, Readies Patches for Spectre Variant 4

Microsoft has fixed 50 vulnerabilities in its products during this month’s Patch Tuesday, 11 of which are rated critical. The company has also released mitigation for the new Spectre variant announced last ...
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