French cyber unit frees machines from botnet

French cyber unit frees machines from Retadup botnet

Cyber police in France have freed over 850,000 computers from a botnet. The computers, located in over 100 countries, were infected by the Retadup worm. It was spread through malicious email...
What is needed to make DevSecOps a reality?

What is needed to make DevSecOps a reality?

Black Hat is always chaos. So many people to see, so many new products but sometimes, you get a chance to sit down and talk about issues that are affecting companies...
Ongoing WordPress attack gets worse

Ongoing WordPress attack gets worse

The current malvertising attack against WordPress sites just took a turn for the worse. Details of the next stage of this ongoing attack came in a blog post from Mikey Veenstra...
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MSP’s have a new threat intelligence provider available

ConnectWise has announced the creation of the Technology Solution Provider Information Sharing and Analysis Organisation (TSP-ISAO). Its mission is to advance: “the cybersecurity resilience of the global TSP (Technology Service providers)...
Could a cyber-attack trigger NATO response?

Could a cyber-attack trigger NATO response?

Jens Stoltenberg, Secretary General of NATO has warned that NATO will defend itself against cyberattacks. The warning comes in a piece written by Stoltenberg and published in Prospect Magazine. In that...
Police confiscate £922,000 from convicted hacker

Police confiscate £922,000 from convicted hacker

The Metropolitan Police has won a confiscation order against prolific hacker Grant West. The order means that the Met has seized just over £1 million in different cryptocurrencies. In its press...
The challenge of creating a 2,500 person security team

The challenge of creating a 2,500 person security team

NTT is in the middle of a massive restructure. It has formed a new business unit - NTT Limited - into which it has placed NTT Security, NTT Communications and Dimension Data....
New phishing campaign targets Utilities industry with Adwind

New phishing campaign targets Utilities industry with Adwind

Cofense researcher Milo Salvia has published a new blog warning of a phishing campaign delivering the Adwind malware. The campaign is targeting companies within the national grid infrastructure and is just...
Ransomware hits 23 local government entities in Texas

Ransomware hits 23 local government entities in Texas

Ransomware has hit 23 local government entities in Texas. The details of the attack emerged via a post from the Texas Department of Information Resources (DIR). It first published limited details...
NTT Security does threat intelligence deal with Europol

NTT Security does threat intelligence deal with Europol

NTT Security has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Europol's European Cybercrime Centre (EC3). The deal sees the two organisations share threat intelligence. For NTT Security, this is another relationship...

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MuleSoft announces new deployment option and connector for Google Cloud

MuleSoft, a provider of building application networks, announced it will extend Anypoint Runtime Fabric to run on Google Cloud. Google Cloud customers can manage...
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SafeBreach Labs calls out McAfee and Symantec over driver vulnerability

Cybersecurity company, SafeBreach Labs, has called out McAfee and Symantec for a serious oversight in how they handle drivers. According to Peleg Hadar, Security...
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How is the CTO of NTT Ltd bringing together 28 companies?

Ettienne Reinicke is the CTO of NTT Ltd, the company created by the merging of 28 different NTT brands. His challenge is extreme -...

Responsible Sourcing Blockchain Network (RSBN) adds Volvo

The Responsible Sourcing Blockchain Network (RSBN), a blockchain network committed to strengthening human rights and environmental protection in mineral supply chains, has added Volvo...
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New data reveals brand loyalty on the rise among consumers

Yotpo, a provider of eCommerce marketing platform, released its annual brand loyalty survey examining American consumers' sentiment towards brands. The survey also examines the...

Fractal signs Gnosis to drive financial inclusion via blockchain

Fractal has signed a partnership with Gnosis Limited. Fractal is a Berlin and Singapore-based identification management start up. Gnosis has developed a conditional token...

ConsenSys Space launches blockchain-based, transparent TruSat

ConsenSys Space has unveiled TruSat - an open source, 'citizen-powered' space sustainability system. ConsenSys founder and Ethereum co-founder Joseph Lubin discussed its mission, alongside...
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NTT Ltd predicts SOAR adoption set to rocket

NTT Ltd has revealed the cybersecurity trends it sees shaping the business technology landscape in 2020. It is a short and very focused list....
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Oxford Women in Computer Science Society + Zilliqa brings diversity to blockchain

Zilliqa, a high-throughput public blockchain platform, has launched the return of Blockchain A-Z. These are a series of blockchain education workshops - this time...
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Facebook admits to circumventing GDPR

Facebook has told a court in Vienna that: "We don't need user's consent ." It went on to say that since May 25, 2018,...
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Frost and Sullivan reports cybersecurity market In Asia-Pacific

Frost & Sullivan's has published a new report, Artificial Intelligence (AI)-based Security Industry Guide. The report examines smarter security frameworks, use cases of AI-based security...
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How is Accenture moving customers to DevOps?

Stas Zvinyatskovsky, Managing Director, Accenture works with companies around the world. His focus is on software engineering from architecture to processes, to organisation and...
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Etherisc-based blockchain-based agricultural insurance pays out

Oxfam, Etherisc and Aon have announced success in the first season of their blockchain-based delivery of microinsurance to smallholder paddy field farmers in Sri...
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ConsolFreight, TradeForward. logistics providers and trade finance

ConsolFreight has released, at the IoT Solutions World Congress in Barcelona, a new Proof of Concept (PoC) report entitled 'Trade Forward'. The underlying project...