ICYMI: And after the Space Force a Subterranean Force?; West Virginia to introduce mobile phone voting for midterm elections; Comcast customer portal vulnerabilities exposed sensitive data; US braces for possible cyberattacks after Iran sanctions; The Pentagon’s Startup Outreach Office is No Longer an Experiment.
ICYMI: Reddit had a security incident – here’s what you need to know; DHS details electrical grid attacks by Russian Agents; Scams Exposed – eFoil for $199 from Sponsored Facebook ads? Town dusts off typewriters after cyber-attack; and, Iran Hacks Israel in Cyber Attack.
ICYMI: China, Russia, Iran pose grave cyber espionage threat to US: Report; Russia, Accused of Faking News, Unfurls Its Own ‘Fake News’ Bill; NSA Hasn’t Implemented Post-Snowden Security Fixes, Audit Finds; China Is Still Stealing America’s Business Secrets, U.S. Officials Say; From today, Google Chrome starts marking all non-HTTPS sites ‘Not Secure’.
ICYMI: Waging cyber war without a rulebook; Hackers Used Malicious MDM Solution to Spy on ‘Highly Targeted’ iPhone Users; New Gmail feature could open more users to phishing risks: Government officials; Mueller indicts 12 Russians for DNC hack, election interference; Facebook to Remove Misinformation That Leads to Violence.
ICYMI: Opinion: To hackers, we’re Bambi in the woods; 100% of corporate networks ‘highly vulnerable’ to attacks, here’s how to secure yours; Australia to ban Huawei from 5G rollout amid security concerns; U.S. intel chief warns of cyber threats to U.S. infrastructure; Google Chrome Feature Guards Users From Spectre Attacks.
ICYMI: You Should Be ‘Significantly Concerned’ There’s No White House Cyber Coordinator, Policy Experts Say; ‘Underground’ May Be the US Military’s Next Warfighting Domain; US gives China’s ZTE some breathing room; Cruel pranksters made NYC internet kiosks play ice cream truck tunes; Thermomanator Attack Steals Passwords by Reading Thermal Residue on Keyboards.
ICYMI: Lawmakers urge Google to end partnership with China’s Huawei; Chinese hacking group resurfaces, targets U.S. satellite companies and systems; Trump directs Pentagon to create military Space Force; Why 50,000 ships are so vulnerable to cyberattacks; Just 5 Percent of Federal Contractors Are Fully Protecting Against Email Spoofing.
ICYMI: Trump, senators head for clash on cyber policy; OPM wants to know the most critical cyber workforce needs; U.S. counterspy warns World Cup travelers’ devices could be hacked; US Government’s biometric database worries privacy advocates; Two men killed over false child kidnapping claims on WhatsApp, Facebook.
ICYMI: Lawmakers increasingly cautious about IoT, User password habits, Lawmakers push for chief data officers in every agency in new bill, and how Blockchain is helping e-commerce businesses protect their data.
1.) Here’s a new way to prevent cyberattacks on home devices (February 28, 2017) http://www.computerworld.com/article/3175507/security/here-s-a-new-way-to-prevent-cyberattacks-on-home-devices.html Summary: Dojo Labs will soon be releasing their centralized security management system with the intention of protecting consumer IoT devices from cybersecurity attacks and botnets looking to grow their numbers. The device works by connecting to the home’s WiFi connection […]
1.) IoT Attack Against a University Network (February 17, 2017) https://www.schneier.com/blog/archives/2017/02/iot_attack_agai.html Summary: Using over 5,000 hijacked IoT devices at an undisclosed university, hackers attacked the very network where these devices were located. Analysis of the university firewall revealed each device was making hundreds of DNS lookups every 15 minutes for seafood restaurants to attempt to […]
1.) Tony Stark Has Jarvis. And Now IBM Has Havyn (February 13, 2017) https://www.wired.com/2017/02/ibm-havyn-cybersecurity/ Summary: IBM is testing a Cybersecurity interface that started as a weekend project for “IBM master inventor” Mike Spisak and his son Evan. The premise of the interface is to respond to voice commands, rather than requiring typing, in order to […]