ESET Research first spotted this variant of the SideWalk backdoor in the network of a Hong Kong university in February 2021
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The first full day of the 2022 North America Community Meeting was filled with engaging and informative sessions. Alicia Malone, Senior Manager of Public Relations sits down to provide a recap of the day. Highlights from the conversation include:
This week, the PCI SSC hosts the first in-person Community Meeting in Toronto, Canada since 2019. In this blog, we interview Lance Johnson, Executive Director of the PCI SSC about his major announcement related to the PCI SSC Participating Organization (PO) program.
ESET researchers have uncovered another tool in the already extensive arsenal of the SparklingGoblin APT group: a Linux variant of the SideWalk backdoor
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The 2022 North America Community Meeting kicked off today in Toronto with Community Day. Mark Meissner, Senior Vice President, Education & Engagement Officer sits down to provide a recap of the day. Highlights from the conversation include:
Has your Wi-Fi speed slowed down to a crawl? Here are some of the possible reasons along with a few quick fixes to speed things up.
PCI Security Standards Council has published a new Information Supplement: Guidance for Containers and Container Orchestration Tools. This document was produced by the 2021 Special Interest Group (SIG), the members of which provided their expertise and shared experience for applying best practices to containers and container orchestration tools for payment systems.
Worok takes aim at various high-profile organizations that operate in multiple sectors and are located primarily in Asia
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The PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) is pleased to announce the release of its new mobile app. The PCI SSC mobile app allows for more direct engagement with payment industry stakeholders, including instant notification of Council news and announcements, and easier access to important resources. PCI SSC launched its mobile app as a new channel to communicate more effectively with its global stakeholder community. The PCI SSC mobile app is intended for those who are associated with payment cards including merchants of all sizes, financial institutions, point-of-sale vendors, assessors, and hardware and software developers who create and operate the global infrastructure for processing payments.
It pays to do some research before taking a leap into the world of internet-connected toys
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Misconfigured remote access services continue to give bad actors an easy access path to company networks – here’s how you can minimize your exposure to attacks misusing Remote Desktop Protocol
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Focused mostly on Asia, this new cyberespionage group uses undocumented tools, including steganographically extracting PowerShell payloads from PNG files
What if your organization is hit by a cyberattack that is attributed to a nation state? Would your insurance cover the costs of the attack?
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From 1 September to 30 September 2022, eligible PCI SSC stakeholders are invited to review and provide feedback on the PTS POI Modular Security Requirements v6.2 draft during a 30-day request for comments (RFC) period. The full list of stakeholders eligible to participate can be found on the PCI SSC RFC webpage.
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Welcome to our podcast series, Coffee with the Council. I'm Alicia Malone, Senior Manager of Public Relations for the PCI Security Standards Council. Recently, our organization teamed up with the Consumer Technology Association to issue a joint bulletin on a very important topic, security surrounding the Internet of Things, or IoT. Joining me today for this episode are Andrew Jamieson, Vice President of Solution Standards at PCI Security Standards Council, and Mike Bergman, Vice President of Technology and Standards at the Consumer Technology Association. Welcome!