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It's not a new warning, but users and businesses need to tend to any out-of-date software that may still be running in their environments. The first headline article, which is about hackers using an old software bug to carry out their attacks, is a good reminder as to why. Check it out and more in this week's Beacon!
- Splunk Guidance: How To Wrangle Your Splunk Scheduler
blog post by Ryan O'Connor
- Hackers use old Stuxnet-related bug to carry out attacks
- Homeland Security warns of 'BrickerBot' malware that destroys unsecured internet-connected devices
- InterContinental data breach expands from 12 to 1,200 hotels
- How Shifting Government Policies Affect Your Company's Cybersecurity Program
- Microsoft Says It's Fully Patched 13 Exploits Dumped by Shadow Brokers
- A Russian hacker has created his own 'starter pack' ransomware service
- New Ransomware Discovered
- Microsoft turns two-factor authentication into one-factor by ditching password
- LastPass vulnerability ‘beats the entire purpose’ of two-factor authentication
- iOS 10: How Secure is Apple's Closed-Ended Operating System?
- Why You Must Build Cybersecurity Into Your Application
- To Protect Your Devices, A Hacker Wants to Hack You Before Someone Else Does
- The IoT malware that plays cat and mouse with Mirai
This week there has been discussion about the restriction on what is oftentimes overheated rhetoric surrounding terms such as "cyberattack"; LastPass has continued to have flaws discovered by researchers over the past few weeks; lately,...Continue reading
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This week there's more discussion surrounding the Yahoo hack, the compromise of McDonald's Twitter account, the game of whack-a-mole that's being played with the Mirai malware, and more!...Continue reading