News
News
Ransomware
The Week in Ransomware - January 1st 2021 - New Year Edition
January 1, 2021
Src : bleepingcomputer.com
This holiday edition cover the latest ransomware news from the past two weeks, including known ransomware attacks and law enforcement takedowns. Over the past two weeks, we have seen ransomware attacks on scent and flavor designed Symrise, FreePBX developer Sangoma, trucking giant Air Forward, and home appliance maker Whirlpool, Of particular interest is the Air Forward attack as it was done by the new Hades ransomware operation that began operating last month and has been busy racking up victims.
swig
Swig Security Review 2020 – Part I
31 December 2020
Src : portswigger.net
It’s safe to say that 2020 has been a year like no other, with the Covid-19 pandemic dominating headlines worldwide. Within the cybersecurity sphere, the ripple of changes to the way we work and live have resonated loudly. From navigating the security risks of working from home to cybercriminals taking advantage of the pandemic, the cyber-threats have been widespread and varied – not to mention the effects social distancing has had on the hacking community as conferences and meet-ups were forced to go virtual.
cybersecurity
Why cybersecurity should be a part of IT curriculum
December 14, 2020
Src : www.financialexpress.com
Against an estimated demand for a million cybersecurity experts, India has less than 10,000 professionals Using computers and internet technologies without understanding the basics of cybersecurity is akin to driving a car without seatbelts. Even as information technology (IT) as a discipline has flourished in universities and colleges across the world, cybersecurity as a structured curriculum is a relatively recent phenomenon. Although India has fared well in terms of emerging as a software services power, the country is on its way to reinventing itself as a software product-making power. At the same time, as a major economy, coupled with the large-scale digitisation of our economic-financial governance systems as well as other systems of administration, the imperative to upgrade our cybersecurity defences at par with developed economies cannot be overstated.
Malware
New malware is affecting Chrome, Firefox, other browsers: How to protect yourself
December 12, 2020
Src : newsdaily.in.net
Google Chrome, Firefox, Microsoft Edge and Yandex have develop into the most recent targets of an ongoing malware marketing campaign, dubbed Adrozek, as revealed by Microsoft. The malware injects advertisements into search outcomes and provides malicious browser extensions. The firm claims that this virus has been at scale since not less than May, with the assaults peaking in August, with the risk being seen on greater than 30,000 gadgets every single day.
Breach
FireEye breach, vulnerable TCP/IP stacks, Kali Linux and the future of pentesting
December 9, 2020
Src : www.helpnetsecurity.com
U.S. cybersecurity company FireEye has suffered a breach, and the attackers made off with the company’s RedTeam tools, FireEye CEO Kevin Mandia has disclosed on Tuesday. “This attack is different from the tens of thousands of incidents we have responded to throughout the years,” Mandia shared.
cybersecurity
FireEye Cyber Attack Shows the Extent and the Very Real Threat of Cyber Warfare
December 9, 2020
Src : www.news18.com
FireEye, a $3.5 billion cyber security giant, has disclosed that it was recently targeted with a massive, specialised and highly sophisticated cyber attack. The attack is said to have been specifically tailored to breach FireEye’s own defences, and included highly sophisticated techniques that FireEye claims had so far not been seen before in the usual swarm of cyber attacks that occur every day. Given that FireEye is one of the world’s biggest cyber security firms, that inference is cause for concern.
Our Valuable Members
Membership at CTE is free and it comes with a host of benefits that would not only enrich the students’ future
but also elevate your institution’s reputation for facilitating value-added programs. Our members are ...