Monthly Archives: September 2017

A high-risk two-years old flaw in Linux kernel was just patched

A high-risk security vulnerability discovered more than two years ago has been patched in Linux kernel. The…

China widely disrupted WhatsApp in the country, broadening online censorship

The popular instant messaging application WhatsApp has been widely blocked in mainland China by the Government broadening online…

Phantom Menace or Not, Now is the Time to Check Your DDoS Defenses

Recently a group of cybercriminals calling itself Phantom Squad unleashed a digital extortion scheme targeting businesses across…

Deloitte targeted by a cyber attack that exposed clients’ secret emails

The accountancy firm Deloitte announced it is has been targeted by a sophisticated hack that compromised its global email server….

Iranian cyber spies APT33 target aerospace and energy organizations

The Iran-linked APT33 group has been targeting aerospace and energy organizations in the United States, Saudi Arabia,…

Hackers exploit an undocumented Word feature for user fingerprinting

Kaspersky researchers discovered a new attack technique leveraging an undocumented Word feature to gather information on users. Kaspersky…

Equifax Breach – Exclusive Detailed Analysis by ICIT

The catastrophic breach of Equifax’s systems was inevitable because of systemic organizational disregard for cybersecurity and cyber-hygiene…

Thousands of Elasticsearch installs compromised to host PoS Malware

Experts discovered 4,000 compromised installations on Amazon AWS of open source analytics and search tool Elasticsearch that were running…

$700 billion National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) Includes Cybersecurity Funding…Rejects Kaspersky

While there is no evidence that Eugene Kasperky’s antivirus products have backdoors or covert eavesdropping technology, in…

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