AZORult Variant Can Establish RDP Connections

A recently observed C++ version of the AZORult data stealer includes the ability to establish a remote desktop connection compromised devices, Kaspersky Lab’s security researchers have discovered.  read more more…

Norsk Hydro May Have Lost $40M in First Week After Cyberattack

Norwegian aluminum giant Norsk Hydro estimates that it may have lost more than $40 million in the first week following the ransomware attack that disrupted its operations. read more more…

Resolved: Canvas Maintenance – March 26th Service Pack Being Uninstalled

The update was removed and Canvas is functioning normally for all users. Original Alert Information: PEOPLE AND LOCATIONS IMPACTED: Some IT staff at all Penn State locations IT SERVICE(S) IMPACTED: Canvas DATE AND TIME: Issue began at 7:00am ET on 03/26/19 and should be resolved by 5pm ET on 03/26/19. NOTES: Users may continue to […] more…

Apple Patches Vulnerabilities in iOS, macOS, Safari

Apple this week released new security updates for iOS, macOS, tvOS, Safari, and iCloud and iTunes for Windows, addressing tens of vulnerabilities in these products.  read more more…

The Consumerization of Industrial Cyber Security

Just as internet security was a relative unknown concern 20 years ago, public awareness of  threats to the electric grid, water supplies, etc. is mounting read more more…

Outage: Microsoft Sharepoint is slow

PEOPLE AND LOCATIONS IMPACTED: Some students, faculty, and staff at all Penn State locations IT SERVICE(S) IMPACTED: Microsoft Sharepoint DATE AND TIME: Issue began at 10:53am ET on 03/26/19 and Microsoft currently does not have an estimated resolution time. TECHNICAL INFORMATION: This alert will be updated as new information becomes available. Penn State IT users […] more…

Apple patches 51 security flaws

Apple’s update for iOS and macOS patches 51 holes, the more serious of which include bugs in Safari, Keychain and FaceTime. more…

Cyber Risk Assessment Firm Sayata Labs Emerges From Stealth

Sayata Labs, an Israel-based company that provides risk assessment solutions for the cyber insurance industry, on Tuesday announced that it emerged from stealth mode with $6.5 million in seed funding. read more more…

Facebook Blocks More Accounts Over Influence Campaigns

Facebook said Tuesday it shut down more than 2,600 fake accounts linked to Iran, Russia, Macedonia and Kosovo and aiming to influence political sentiment in various parts of the world. read more more…

Resolved: PASS will be unavailable on 3/26

This update has been completed, and PASS has been restored to normal functionality. more…

FEMA exposes sensitive data of 2.3 million disaster survivors

The agency said it exposed 2.3m people’s details in a “major privacy incident” involving a contractor that set up temporary housing. more…

Tech giants back bill that privacy advocates claim is toothless

The main disagreement: if consumers will be able to delete their data or whether the law would give companies ways to wiggle out. more…

Family tracking app spilled pics, names and real-time location data

A journalist/researcher team got a sensitive database taken down after the vendor responsible failed to acknowledge a problem. more…

Are We Beyond Peak Buzzword?

It’s Fefreshing to See the Industry Hyping Security Concepts That Actually Work read more more…

Microsoft connects rival browsers to Windows 10’s Application Guard

Microsoft earlier this month released a pair of add-ons for Google’s Chrome and Mozilla’s Firefox to cobble together an unwieldy connection between those browsers, Edge and Windows 10’s advanced security technology, Windows Defender Application Guard (WDAG). The debut of the browser extensions – separate add-ons for Chrome and Firefox – was quietly plugged at the […] more…

New Settings Help Hackers Test Facebook Mobile Apps

Facebook last week announced that it introduced new settings designed to make it easier for white hat hackers to test the security of its mobile applications. read more more…

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