Black Friday/Cyber Monday Ecommerce Security Threats

With the end of November comes the height of the holiday shopping season — specifically Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales, which typically span the last calendar days of November into the first week of December. As consumer behavior changes and online transactions become favored over traditional retail-store purchases, Black Friday and Cyber Monday are…

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Official Monero Site Hacked to Distribute Cryptocurrency Stealing Malware

What an irony — someone hacked the official website of the Monero cryptocurrency project and quietly replaced legitimate Linux and Windows binaries available for download with malicious versions designed to steal funds from users’ wallets. The latest supply-chain cyberattack was revealed on Monday after a Monero user spotted that the cryptographic hash for binaries he downloaded from…

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More than a Dozen Obfuscated APT33 Botnets Used for Extreme Narrow Targeting

The threat group regularly referred to as APT33 is known to target the oil and aviation industries aggressively. This threat group has been reported on consistently for years, but our recent findings show that the group has been using about a dozen live Command and Control (C&C) servers for extremely narrow targeting. The group puts up multiple layers of obfuscation to…

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Fraud Attacks Increase 30% in Q3 2019

Fraud increased 30 percent overall in Q3 2019 and bot-driven account registration fraud is up 70 percent as cybercriminals test stolen credentials in advance of the holiday retail season. The Q4 Fraud and Abuse Report by Arkose Labs found that one in five account openings were fraudulent. Arkose Labs examined transactions in the financial services, e-commerce, travel, social media,…

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Malware Meets Politics With Trump and Clinton Themed Infections

Just as people express their political views through art, malware developers express their political ideologies, hopes, and frustrations through the computer infections they create. While investigating a recent malspam campaign, the Cisco Talos Group noticed that the payload was named Trump.exe. Noticing the politically themed name, Talos began researching other malicious programs that contained political…

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Almost 50% of Company Network Traffic Comes From Bots!

Network traffic in companies is generated by bots almost as much as by humans, shows a recent study. As bots become more sophisticated, they bypass the security challenges in place. While there are good bots, the bad ones are present in larger numbers and they can impact overall performance and metrics as well as security.…

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Más de 15 millones de ciberataques a empresas a través de cloud

En la primera mitad de 2019 se produjeron más de 15 millones de intentos de acceso no autorizados, a los que se podría calificar como ciberataques, en la nube, de los cuales más de 400.000 se completaron con éxito.

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Lista de precios ¿Cuánto paga el ciberdelito y cuánto vale tu información?

La incidencia del delito cibernético continúa aumentando, en parte, debido a la fácil disponibilidad de herramientas y servicios de hacking de bajo costo en el mercado negro. Durante esta entrada te mostraremos una lista de precios de ligadas a servicios y filtraciones de cuentas que se pueden encontrar en el mercado de la ciberdelincuencia.

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¿Qué tendencias de ciberseguridad debemos esperar para el resto de 2019?

En un sentido general, una tendencia es un patrón de comportamiento de diversos elementos de un entorno particular durante un cierto período. En términos del análisis más técnico, las tendencias de ciberseguridad son simplemente una dirección hacia donde se deberán dirigir nuestros radares o quizás también nuestros recursos.
Por la tanto, es licito preguntarse hacia donde debemos dirigir el foco de los recursos disponibles

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