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Week in security with Tony Anscombe

ESET research dissects IIS web server threats – How IIStealer steals credit card data – The flood of spam in your inbox

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06 August 2021

Black Hat 2021: Lessons from a lawyer

Why companies and their security teams need to engage with a lawyer before an incident occurs

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06 August 2021

Critical Cisco Bug in VPN Routers Allows Remote Takeover

Critical Cisco Bug in VPN Routers Allows Remote Takeover Security researchers warned that at least 8,800 vulnerable systems are open to compromise.
06 August 2021

Black Hat 2021: Wanted posters for ransomware slingers

Is the net closing in on cyber-extortionists and can bounties on their collective heads ultimately help stem the ransomware scourge?

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06 August 2021

Researchers Call for 'CVE' Approach for Cloud Vulnerabilities

New research suggests isolation among cloud customer accounts may not be a given -- and the researchers behind the findings issue a call to action for cloud security.
06 August 2021

Zoom Settlement: An $85M Business Case for Security Investment  

Zoom Settlement: An $85M Business Case for Security Investment   Zoom’s security lesson over end-to-end encryption shows the costs of playing cybersecurity catchup.
06 August 2021

Angry Affiliate Leaks Conti Ransomware Gang Playbook

Angry Affiliate Leaks Conti Ransomware Gang Playbook The data includes IP addresses for Cobalt Strike C2 servers as well as an archive including numerous tools and training materials for the group, revealing how it performs attacks.
06 August 2021

IIStealer: A server‑side threat to e‑commerce transactions

The first in our series on IIS threats looks at a malicious IIS extension that intercepts server transactions to steal credit card information

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06 August 2021

Anatomy of native IIS malware

ESET researchers publish a white paper putting IIS web server threats under the microscope

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06 August 2021

Black Hat: BadAlloc bugs expose millions of IoT devices to hijack

BadAlloc vulnerabilities impact millions of devices worldwide.
06 August 2021

HTTP/2 Implementation Errors Exposing Websites to Serious Risks

Organizations that don't implement end-to-end HTTP/2 are vulnerable to attacks that redirect users to malicious sites and other threats, security researcher reveals at Black Hat USA.
05 August 2021

CISA Launches JCDC, the Joint Cyber Defense Collaborative

"We can't do this alone," the new CISA director told attendees in a keynote at Black Hat USA today.
05 August 2021

Black Hat: New CISA Head Woos Crowd With Public-Private Task Force

Black Hat: New CISA Head Woos Crowd With Public-Private Task Force Day two Black Hat keynote by CISA Director Jen Easterly includes launch of private-public partnership with Amazon, Google and Microsoft to fight cybercrime.
05 August 2021

Incident Responders Explore Microsoft 365 Attacks in the Wild

Mandiant experts discuss the novel techniques used to evade detection, automate data theft, and achieve persistent access.
05 August 2021

Black Hat: How cybersecurity incidents can become a legal minefield

Facing a cyberattack? Pick up the phone and talk to legal help as well as incident response.
05 August 2021

Auditors: Feds’ Cybersecurity Gets the Dunce Cap

Auditors: Feds’ Cybersecurity Gets the Dunce Cap Out of eight agencies, four were given D grades in a report for the Senate, while the Feds overall got a C-. 
05 August 2021

Black Hat: Enterprise players face 'one-two-punch' extortion in ransomware attacks

Intrusions have become even more costly to the enterprise due to double-extortion tactics.
05 August 2021

Researchers Find Significant Vulnerabilities in macOS Privacy Protections

Attacks require executing code on a system but foil Apple's approach to protecting private data and systems files.
05 August 2021

A New Approach to Securing Authentication Systems' Core Secrets

Researchers at Black Hat USA explain issues around defending "Golden Secrets" and present an approach to solving the problem.
05 August 2021

MacOS Flaw in Telegram Retrieves Deleted Messages

MacOS Flaw in Telegram Retrieves Deleted Messages Telegram declined to fix a scenario in which the flaw can be exploited, spurring a Trustwave researcher to decline a bug bounty and to disclose his findings instead.
05 August 2021