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Source: Cybersecurity quiz winners rewarded with malware-infected USB sticks
The U.S. government has issued a rare technical alert, warning that attackers are continuing to compromise organizations across the energy sector, often by first
Source: Alert: Energy Sector Hacking Campaign Continues
During the Virus Bulletin closing keynote, Brian Honan urged the security industry to share more, victim-shame less and work harder to establish trust.
Source: Security Industry Failing to Establish Trust
A malware campaign utilizing bogus “HoeflerText” popup warnings is back in full swing targeting Google Chrome and Firefox browsers with Locky ransomware attacks and the NetSupport Manager RAT.
Source: ‘HoeflerText’ Popups Target Browsers With RAT and Locky Ransomware
GitLab fixed a vulnerability recently that could have opened its users up to session hijacking attacks.
Source: Session Hijacking Bug Exposed GitLab Users Private Tokens
Cyberwar has evolved from the theoretical to the ominous. TechRepublic went inside one of the defenders vs. hackers war games that’s helping countries prepare to defend themselves.
Source: Defending against cyberwar: How the cybersecurity elite are working to prevent a digital apocalypse – TechRepublic
A new Petya ransomware outbreak is wreaking havoc across the globe, reportedly using the same SMB exploit WannaCry used but with a few added twists. Learn more.
Source: The Petya Ransomware Outbreak: What You Need to Know Now (Updated)
The former contractor reportedly spent 20 years pilfering government secrets and helping himself to the cream of the NSA’s hacking tools library.
Source: Former NSA contractor indicted over 50TB gov’t classified data theft | ZDNet