Posts From Mo Moin

The 2018 worst password fails, by that Dashlane means worst offenders this year, are: 1. Kanye West for unlocking his iPhone on TV in the White House with 000000. 2. The Pentagon for protecting weapon systems with default passwords, as

Security experts at Palo Alto Networks uncovered a new espionage campaign carried out by Russia-Linked APT group Sofacy. Russian Cyber espionage group Sofacy (aka APT28, Pawn Storm, Fancy Bear, Sednit, Tsar Team, and Strontium)) carried out a new cyber campaign

US DoD Inspector General’s report revealed United States’ ballistic missile defense systems (BMDS) fail to implements cyber security requirements. The U.S. Department of Defense Inspector General published a report this week that revealed that lack of adequate cybersecurity for the

Law enforcement agencies across the country spent the better part of yesterday evening investigating a slew of bomb threats delivered by email to businesses and universities across the US and Canada. The hoax email warning that an explosive device was

Researcher Terence Eden discovered that the permissions dialog when authorizing certain apps to Twitter could expose direct messages to the third-party. The flaw is triggered when apps that require a PIN to complete the authorization process instead of the using

McAfee uncovered a campaign tracked as Operation Sharpshooter that hit at least 87 organizations in global defense and critical infrastructure. Security experts at McAfee uncovered a hacking campaign, tracked as Operation Sharpshooter, aimed at infrastructure companies worldwide. The threat actors

Oil services company Saipem, based in Milan, Italy, was the victim of a cyber-attack that appears to be targeting servers in the Middle East, according to reports from Reuters. The attack targeted servers in Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates

Kaspersky Lab researchers revealed that cyber-crooks stole tens of millions of dollars by hacking Eastern European banks through direct connections to local networks. At least eight banks, dubbed collectively as DarkVishnya, were targeted. Cyber-criminals pulled off the heists by first

It’s easy to assume newer is better, but technology that has been around for decades or longer still has a place in cybersecurity. In some cases, it is difficult to hack and therefore less vulnerable. In others, it just continues

The AV-TEST Institute recently tested the most popular Windows 10 client antivirus products on three primary criteria: protection, performance, and usability. Only six of the 18 products tested earned a perfect rating of 6 for each of those criteria: Bitdefender

Takuya Yoshida from Toyota’s InfoTechnology Center and his colleague Tsuyoshi Toyama are members of a Toyota team that developed the new tool, called PASTA (Portable Automotive Security Testbed). PASTA is an open-source testing platform specifically designed for car hacking, it

Cyber risk management is significantly more difficult today than it was two years ago. That’s according to new ESG research involving 340 enterprise cybersecurity, GRC, and IT professionals who were asked to compare cyber risk management today to two years

In a newly developed partnership with HackEDU, HackerOne announced that it has released a free web hacker training, adding to its Hacker101 offerings. Based on five popular, publicly disclosed vulnerability reports for which top bug bounty hackers initially earned up

Two recently published surveys about the telecom industry revealed that privacy as it relates to security and the internet of things (IoT) has become a top concern for both businesses and consumers. Allot Telco’s security trends report for 2018’s third

Over two-fifths of organizations have fallen victim to a so-called Business Process Compromise (BPC) attack, despite widespread ignorance from senior execs about the threat, according to Trend Micro. The security giant polled over 1100 IT decision makers responsible for security

Researchers at Lancaster University in the UK and Northwest University and Peking University in China have found a way to get around CAPTCHA security with new artificial intelligence, according to research published in a paper titled Yet Another Text Captcha