Ransomware Attack Hits Ukrainian Energy Ministry, Exploiting Drupalgeddon2

The Ukrainian Energy Ministry has been hit by a ransomware attack – and for once it looks like this is the work of amateurs, not nation-state attackers bent on making a geopolitical point. However, the bad actors appear to have made use of the recently patched Drupal vulnerability, pointing out yet once again that patch […]

Link: https://threatpost.com/ransomware-attack-hits-ukrainian-energy-ministry-exploiting-drupalgeddon2/131373/

After the Hack: Tips for Damage Control

Reading Time: ~4 min.According to the Identity Theft Research Center, in 2017 alone, nearly 158 million social security numbers were stolen as a result of 1579 data breaches. Once a cybercriminal has access to your personal info, they can open credit cards, take out loans that quickly ruin your credit, or leave you with a giant bill. But […]
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Link: https://www.webroot.com/blog/2018/04/23/after-the-hack-tips-for-damage-control

Cyber News Rundown: Russia Bans Telegram

Reading Time: ~2 min.The Cyber News Rundown brings you the latest happenings in cybersecurity news weekly. Who am I? I’m Connor Madsen, a Webroot Threat Research Analyst and a guy with a passion for all things security. Any questions? Just ask. Russia Blocks Millions of IPs to Halt Use of Telegram Recently, Russia has been putting pressure on […]
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Link: https://www.webroot.com/blog/2018/04/20/cyber-news-rundown-4-20-18

Google Chrome, Oracle, PUBG, and Ransomware – Hack Naked News #168

This week, Google bans cryptomining Chrome extensions, jail for white collar pirates who stole from Oracle, and the world’s most popular YouTube video has been hacked! Jason Wood from Paladin Security joins us for expert commentary, and more on this episode of Hack Naked News! Security News Google bans cryptomining Chrome extensions because they refuse […]
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Link: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/securityweekly/Lviv/~3/kyqjGHw_MxU/

Cyber News Rundown: Atlanta Ransomware Attack

Reading Time: ~2 min.The Cyber News Rundown brings you the latest happenings in cybersecurity news weekly. Who am I? I’m Connor Madsen, a Webroot Threat Research Analyst and a guy with a passion for all things security. Any questions? Just ask. City of Atlanta Faces Ransomware Roadblock In the past week, the city of Atlanta has been dealing […]
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Link: https://www.webroot.com/blog/2018/03/30/cyber-news-rundown-3-30-18/