A Sneak Peek at the New NIST Cybersecurity Framework

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20,000 web certificate private keys outed in “business tiff”

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Friday Five: 3/2 Edition

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Facebook’s see yourself bald app: extreme hackers or extreme hoax?

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Malware from Space

Source: Schneier
Malware from Space

Since you don’t have enough to worry about, here’s a paper postulating that space aliens could send us malware capable of destroying humanity.

Abstract: A complex message from space may require the use of computers to display, analyze and understand. Such a message cannot be decontaminated with certainty, and technical risks remain which can pose an existential threat. Complex messages would need to be destroyed in the risk averse case.

I think we’re more likely to be enslaved by malicious AIs.

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Can emojis save you from a terrible password?

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Half Of The World’s Organizations Don’t Change Their Security Strategy, Even After Having Undergone An Attack

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Biggest-Ever DDoS Attack (1.35 Tbs) Hits Github Website

Source: The Hacking News
On Wednesday, February 28, 2018, GitHub’s code hosting website hit with the largest-ever distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack that peaked at record 1.35 Tbps.

Interestingly, attackers did not use any botnet network, instead weaponized misconfigured Memcached servers to amplify the DDoS attack.

Earlier this week we published a report detailing how attackers could abuse Memcached,


Biggest-Ever DDoS Attack (1.35 Tbs) Hits Github Website
Biggest-Ever DDoS Attack (1.35 Tbs) Hits Github Website
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TIM and Cisco Join Hands to Enhance the IT Security of Italian Companies

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