After AlphaBay’s Demise, Customers Flocked to Dark Market Run by Dutch Police

Earlier this month, news broke that authorities had seized the Dark Web marketplace AlphaBay, an online black market that peddled everything from heroin to stolen identity and credit card data. But it wasn’t until today, when the U.S. Justice Department held a press conference to detail the AlphaBay takedown that the other shoe dropped: Police […] more…

Sony’s legal quest to remove its leaked developer’s kit from the Web

Sony appears to be using copyright law in an attempt to remove all traces of a leaked PlayStation 4 Software Development Kit (PS4 SDK) from the Web. That effort also seems to have extended in recent days to the forced removal of the mere discussion of the leak and the posting of a separate open […] more…

Intel shuts down group working on wearables and fitness trackers

Intel was once moving full-steam ahead into wearables, but that effort has apparently come to an end. Reports at the end of last year claimed the company was looking to step back from wearables, but Intel denied those rumors. Now a report from CNBC cites a source that claims Intel completely shut down its wearables […] more…

McAfee MOVE AntiVirus Multiplatform Deployment Just Got a Lot Easier

McAfee Management for Optimized Virtual Environments AntiVirus (McAfee MOVE AntiVirus) optimizes security for virtual desktops and servers. Version 4.6 became available on July 18, 2017. One of the major enhancements offered by this release is dramatic simplification of the multiplatform deployment process. McAfee MOVE AntiVirus 4.6 automates the deployment of the Security Virtual Machine (SVM) […] more…

Defenders Gaining on Attackers, But Attacks Becoming More Destructive: Cisco

Cisco Publishes 2017 Midyear Cybersecurity Report read more more…

News in brief: Street View goes out of this world; GoT fans warned on torrenting; Citadel man jailed

Your daily round-up of some of the other stories in the news more…

Labs Notes Monthly Recap – June/2017

This month, our Malware Research and Incident Response teams wrote about redirects that deliver malware and ads to visitors, as well as a backdoor method that attempts to hide from webmasters by using undefined variables. Sucuri Labs provides website malware research updates directly from our teams on the front line. You can read past monthly […] more…

ATM crooks up the ante by using infrared to steal your PIN

Using infrared for data transfer isn’t new, but finding an IR transmitter on an ATM in Oklahoma took law enforcement by surprise more…

“Orpheus’ Lyre” – where it came from, and what to do [VIDEO]

From how the “Orpheus’ Lyre” bug got its weird name all the way to what we can learn from it. No jargon, just plain English. Enjoy… more…

Hacker Steals $30 Million in Ethereum from Parity Wallets

A hacker was allegedly able to exploit a vulnerability in Ethereum wallet client Parity and steal over $30 million worth of crypto-currency. read more more…

U.S., European Police Say ‘Dark Web’ Markets Shut Down

Washington – US and European police on Thursday announced the shutdown of two huge “dark web” marketplaces that allowed the anonymous online trade of drugs, hacking software and guns. read more more…

New CyberX Technology Predicts ICS Attack Vectors

Industrial cybersecurity and threat intelligence firm CyberX announced on Thursday the availability of a new simulation technology that allows organizations to predict breach and attack vectors on their networks. read more more…

Avast Acquires CCleaner Developer Piriform

Antivirus firm Avast announced on Wednesday the acquisition of Piriform, a London, UK-based company that develops the popular cleaning and optimization tool CCleaner. read more more…

Tightening Web Security Defenses at WNS Global Services

As head of business technology at WNS Global Services, a worldwide business process management company, Amit Khanna knows a thing or two about security on a massive scale. With more than 20,000 endpoints in 46 delivery centers across four continents, WNS is on constant guard to protect sensitive corporate and client data and defend against web-borne malware. Regulatory compliance is also a huge concern. “Our goal […] more…

FedEx May Have Permanently Lost Data Encrypted by NotPetya

FedEx-owned international delivery services company TNT Express is still working on restoring systems hit last month by the destructive NotPetya malware attack, but some business data may never be recovered, FedEx said in a Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filing this week. read more more…

Facebook has got your number – even if it’s not your number

Make sure you check which phone number you have associated with your Facebook account – if it’s assigned to someone else, they could take over your profile more…

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