Secure Equipment Repair Policy and Confidentiality Agreement

Organizations must frequently work with third parties to repair laptops, desktops, tablets, smartphones, servers and other IT equipment. This policy from TechRepublic Premium ensures that the organization maintains regulatory and best business practice security compliance while tracking systems when they…

Brits Lose $9.3bn to Scams in a Year

One in 10 have suffered from fraud in past 12 months This article has been indexed from http://www.infosecurity-magazine.com/rss/news/76/application-security/ Read the original article: Brits Lose $9.3bn to Scams in a Year

dBforums – 363,468 breached accounts

In July 2016, a data breach of the now defunct database forum "dBforums" appeared for sale alongside several others hacked from the parent company, Penton. The breach of the vBulletin based forum contained 363k unique email addresses alongside usernames, IP…

Attacks on 5G Infrastructure From Users’ Devices

Crafted packets from cellular devices such as mobile phones can exploit faulty state machines in the 5G core to attack cellular infrastructure. Smart devices that critical industries such as defense, utilities, and the medical sectors use for their daily operations…

AMBERSQUID: Novel Cryptojacking Attack Leverages AWS Services

Cryptojacking is a malicious cyberattack in which an attacker stealthily utilizes a victim’s computer or device to mine cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin or Monero without the victim’s knowledge or agreement. This usually entails infecting the victim’s PC with malware that…