Attacks on Encrypted Services

Encryption is one of the most basic necessities in the security arsenal. It’s what makes it possible for banks to offer online banking and funds transfers, or for consumers to make purchases online using their credit or debit cards. It’s what protects the public’s online interaction with government agencies or health care providers. It should The post Attacks on Encrypted Services appeared first on TechSpective.
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Week in security (April 09 – April 15)

A roundup of the security news from April 09 – April 16, including fake updates, safe messaging, and Facebook spammers. And our quarterly CTNT report is out. Categories: Security world Week in security Tags: encryptionfacebookFakeUpdatesMalwarebytessafe messagingsecurityspammersweekly blog roundup (Read more...) The post Week in security (April 09 – April 15) appeared first...
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Unwanted Ads via Baidu Links

The malware attack that began as an installation of malicious Injectbody/Injectscr WordPress plugins back in February has evolved since then. Some of the changes were documented asUpdates at the bottom of the original blog post, however, every week we see minor modifications in the way they obfuscate the scripts or the files they inject them into. Encrypted WordPress JavaScript Files At this moment, the most common injection targets are core WordPress JavaScript files: wp-includes/js/jquery/jquery-migrate.min.js wp-includes/js/jquery/jquery.js wp-includes/js/wp-embed.min.js Hackers add the malicious code and then obfuscate the entire file contents along with the original legitimate code so that the...
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Cybersecurity approaches to keep PHI safe

Healthcare organizations have always kept the possibility of data breaches in mind, especially since 2017 witnessed the biggest and most expensive data breach to date. To counter this, more businesses have hired certified technicians, but that’s not enough. The post Cybersecurity approaches to keep PHI safe appeared first on Health Security Solutions.
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A week in security (March 26 – April 01)

A roundup of notable security news from March 26 to April 1, including data breaches, encryption, exploit kits, and more. Categories: Security world Week in security Tags: Androiddata breachencryptionexploit kitsp2p paymentQuantLoaderTLS (Read more...) The post A week in security (March 26 – April 01) appeared first on Malwarebytes Labs.
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Encryption 101: Decryptor’s thought process

In the previous parts 1, 2 and 3 of this series, we covered the basics of encryption, walked through a live example of a ransomware in detail, and talked about encryption weaknesses. In this part of the encryption 101 series, we will begin wrapping it up by going into detail on a ransomware with weak... Categories: Malware Threat analysis Tags: break encryptiondecryptorencrpytion functionalityencryptionPrincessLockerransomware (Read more...) The post
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Atlanta Struggling to Recover from Ransomware Infection Days After Attack

The city of Atlanta is struggling to recover from a ransomware infection days after the initial attack targeted its computer network. As of 26 March, the municipality was still struggling to collect customers’ online payments for bills and fees. Such disruption continues to plague the State of Georgia’s capital city at a time when Atlanta … Read More The post Atlanta Struggling to Recover from Ransomware Infection Days After Attack appeared first on The State of Security.
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Review: iStorage DiskAshur Pro 2 Portable SSD

There are a number of reasons that you might want to transport data on an external, portable storage device like a USB thumb drive or portable hard drive or SSD unit—you may need to share data with or deliver data to someone, you might want to transport data without having to bring your laptop along, The post Review: iStorage DiskAshur Pro 2 Portable SSD appeared first on TechSpective.
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