August 14, 2017

HBO Refuses to Pay Hackers as Leaks Continue

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Jason Straight on Managed Detection and Response

Jason is Senior Vice President and Chief Privacy Officer at UnitedLex.  In this role, Jason manages the company’s internal privacy program and leads the UnitedLex Cyber Risk Solutions practice, which…

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Los Angeles Hospital Targeted by Ransomware Attack

The Pacific Alliance Medical Center in Los Angeles has revealed it is the victim of a ransomware attack where attackers could have potentially breached health information of its patients. In…

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Over 1000 Spyware Apps cluttering Android App Store

Over 1000 Spyware Apps were cluttered in Android App Store. The Google Play Store is swarming with thousands of malicious apps. An unknown hacker has figured out how to inject…

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HBO Offers $250,000 ‘Bug Bounty’ to Game of Thrones Hackers

A purported leaked email by HBO extortionists has revealed an HBO executive offering a “bug bounty” payment of $250,000 as a reward for revealing weaknesses in its cybersecurity systems. The…

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‘HBO is Falling’, Hackers demand Millions after leaking Game of Thrones Episode

Just after leaking, upcoming episodes of ‘Ballers’, ‘Room 104’, and a script of the Season 7, episode 4 of ‘Game of Thrones’, the hackers say they have yet to release…

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Serious Vulnerabilities found in Solar Panels can shut down the Power Grids

Serious vulnerabilities found in solar panels could actually lead to a shut down in power grids. Attackers can take advantage of the critical flaws present in solar panels, specifically photovoltaic…

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New Cybersecurity Guidelines for Smart Cars issued by the UK government

New cybersecurity guidelines for smart cars were issued by the UK government. The British government has issued a new set of guidelines on Sunday for automakers to incorporate cybersecurity as a…

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QuBit Conference Belgrade 2017 – Vulnerabilities on Social Media and more

QuBit Cybersecurity Conference, an annual cyber security event gathering security professionals, is one of the LIFARS‘ valued alliances, and it will come to Belgrade, Serbia this October 18th and 19th….

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Researcher who found the Wannacry ‘Kill-Switch’ was arrested by FBI

Researcher who found the ‘Kill-Switch’ for Wannacry Ransomware was arrested by FBI. Marcus Hutchins, a 22-year-old British security researcher who gained worldwide fame for stopping the spread of the WannaCry Ransomware…

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