OSINT/Events

07 Aug 2020

US Department of Transportation acting to protect GPS, add more navigation signals

 Transportation critically depends upon the Global Positioning System (GPS) in a wide variety of fundamental ways, according to the US Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Acting Deputy Secretary...

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07 Aug 2020

PDF Vulnerability exploited in "Shadow Attacks"

PDF viewer applications are often considered safer than most other text-based word processors as they offer effective security options, such as signature-based validation, that ensures the quality and...

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07 Aug 2020

Researchers develop new attack that can extract and steal data from encrypted PDF files

German academics have developed a new attack that can extract and steal data from encrypted PDF files, sometimes without user interaction.Named PDFex, the new attack comes in two variations and was su...

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06 Aug 2020

CISO's challenged by rising threat and under-funding

Having a lack of influence in the boardroom is one reason why 84% of CISOs in North America believe there is no way to avoid a cybersecurity breach, according to a new report from Kaspersky Lab.Result...

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06 Aug 2020

Protecting the Oil & Gas Sector from Cyber Attacks

The oil and gas industry is one of the most powerful financial sectors in the world, critical to global and national economies. Therefore, this industry is a valuable target for adversaries seeking to...

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06 Aug 2020

How hackers could spy on satellite internet traffic with just $300 of home TV equipment

Black Hat 2020: A researcher at Oxford University has demonstrated how he could gain access to sensitive information on corporate networks by targeting traffic being transmitted by satellites.Security...

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05 Aug 2020

Remote Access Vulnerabilities Heightened by Increase in Home Working

With the increase of critical gateway devices deployed to support off-premises work, companies across the world have to adapt to a new threat landscape where perimeter and remote access devices are no...

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05 Aug 2020

Major Travel Company pays $4.5 Million to Cybercriminals following 'Ragnar Locker'Ransomware Attack

U.S. travel management firm CWT which has 13816 employees across 146 locations reportedly paid $4.5 million (3.4 million pounds) this week to hackers who stole reams of sensitive corporate files and s...

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05 Aug 2020

Under the hood of a major ransomware threat

One of the most dangerous families of ransomware to emerge this year is finding success because it's been built to avoid anti-ransomware tools and other cybersecurity software, according to security c...

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05 Aug 2020

Netwalker Ransomware (which was used to target Toll) generates $25M for cybercriminals in just 5 months

The Netwalker ransomware operation has generated a total of $25 million in ransom payments since March 1st according to a new report by McAfee.  Netwalker is a Ransomware-as-a-Service (RaaS) oper...

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04 Aug 2020

Researchers strongly advise against posting images of VTC calls on Zoom, Teams and Google Meet on the web after Researchers unmask video conferencing images

Researchers strongly advise against posing images of conference calls on social media after Researchers unmask video conferencing imagesUsers of video conferencing platforms have been warned against p...

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04 Aug 2020

Ransomware - Some Companies Still Complacent/Unaware of Threat

Ransomware attacks have been with us for decades: Here's why they will continue to create chaos for years to come.Why ransomware has become the biggest cyber threat to your network in 2020 Ransom...

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04 Aug 2020

Regulators and Airport Operators join forces to promote Open Architecture in Airport Security Systems

Regulators and Airport Operators join forces to promote Open Architecture in Airport Security SystemsRegulators and airport operators from across Europe, North America, Asia Pacific and the Middle Eas...

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04 Aug 2020

US govt exposes Chinese espionage malware secretly used since 2008

The U.S. government has released information on a malware variant used by Chinese government-sponsored hackers in cyber espionage campaigns targeting governments, corporations, and think tanks. ...

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03 Aug 2020

Class Society ABS expands its smart services including using AIS data

ABS expands smart services and launches new AppClass society ABS reports that it has upgraded its fleet management and vessel compliance services with additional ‘smart’ capabilities based on enhanced...

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