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Ransomware, Cyberespionage Dominate Verizon DBIR

Verizon's Data Breach Investigations Report for 2017 shows big growth in the reported number of ransomware attacks and incidents involving cyberespionage. Source: Threadpost

Lack of Communication Achilles’ Heel for Ransomware Fighters

A member of law enforcement acknowledged at SOURCE Boston that the lack of communication around ransomware remains a serious problem. Source: Threadpost

Chrome to Mark More HTTP Pages ‘Not Secure’

Starting with Chrome 62, Google will start marking any HTTP page where users may enter data, and any HTTP page visited in incognito mode Source: Threadpost

The Time Has Arrived to Embrace Hackers

Source Boston keynoter Keren Elazari sounded a call to action for industry to extend an acceptance of hackers. Source: Threadpost

Attack Method Highlights Weaknesses in Microsoft CFG

As Microsoft hardens its defenses with tools such as Control Flow Guard, researchers at Endgame are preparing for the reality of Counterfeit Object-Oriented Programming attacks to move from theoretical to real. Source:...

APT Trends report, Q1 2017

Kaspersky Lab is currently tracking more than a hundred threat actors and sophisticated malicious operations targeting commercial and government organizations in over 80 countries. During the first quarter of 2017, there...

APT Threat Evolution in Q1 2017

Kaspersky Lab is currently tracking more than a hundred threat actors and sophisticated malicious operations targeting commercial and government organizations in over 80 countries. During the first quarter of 2017, there...

Air Force Hopes To Attract Hackers With Bug Bounty Program

The Hack the Air Force bug bounty program invites white hats from inside and outside the U.S. to hack its websites. Source: Threadpost

Lack of Security Talent Afflicts Healthcare

At Source Boston, Josh Corman of the Atlantic Council said that healthcare is suffering from a lack of security talent, devices rife with vulnerabilities, and government incentivizing bad behavior. Source: Threadpost

Auto Lender Exposes Loan Data For Up To 1 Million Applicants

A trove of consumer auto loan data—some 1 million records—has been locked down after a researcher found an exposed and accessible database online. Source: Threadpost