Cybersecurity Smackdown: What Side Are You On?
Cybercrime Gangs Blend Cyber Espionage And Old-School Hacks In Bank Heists
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Is The Cybersecurity Bubble About To Burst?
Ericka Chickowski, Contributing Writer, Dark ReadingNews
Cybersecurity stocks are way down in 2016 so far, but venture capital money still flows.
By Ericka Chickowski Contributing Writer, Dark Reading, 2/10/2016
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As Dyre Goes Quiet, Focus Turns On Other Banking Trojans
Jai Vijayan, Freelance writerNews
Dridex, Gozi, and Shifu are just three of the many malware tools that could replace Dyre, security researchers say.
By Jai Vijayan Freelance writer, 2/9/2016
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New White House Cybersecurity Plan Creates Federal CISO
Sara Peters, Senior Editor at Dark ReadingNews
Cybersecurity National Action Plan aims to increase federal cybersecurity spending by 35 percent to modernize IT and address skills shortage, IoT.
By Sara Peters Senior Editor at Dark Reading, 2/9/2016
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How (And Why) AppSec Is Important To Your Business
Kunal Anand, co-founder and CTO, PrevotyCommentary
WhiteHat founder Jeremiah Grossman and Prevoty founder & CTO Kunal Anand share their perspectives on the past and future of application security.
By Kunal Anand co-founder and CTO, Prevoty, 2/9/2016
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Chinese Cyberspies Pivot To Russia In Wake Of Obama-Xi Pact
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark ReadingNews
Kaspersky Lab has identified a massive uptick in cyber espionage in Russia by 'Chinese-speaking' APTs.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 2/9/2016
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Brazilian Cyberspies In Suits Shake Down Victims With Stolen Company Secrets
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark ReadingNews
'Poseidon Group' puts a new spin on cyber-extortion, and operates across land and sea.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 2/9/2016
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Monday Morning Quarterbacking Super Bowl 50: Infosec Edition
Tim Helming, Director of Product Management, DomainToolsCommentary
How to coach your team to victory in the battle to protect corporate data and intellectual property. After all, there’s a lot riding on your game, too.
By Tim Helming Director of Product Management, DomainTools, 2/8/2016
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'AlienSpy' Family Openly Sold As Subscription Service
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark ReadingNews
Adwind -- a relative of the infamous AlienSpy spyware -- offered as malware-as-a-service to all types of attackers.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 2/8/2016
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What Should Security Cost?
Tom Quillin, Director of Cyber Security Technology & Initiatives, Intel Corporation
Understanding the economics of information security.
By Tom Quillin Director of Cyber Security Technology & Initiatives, Intel Corporation, 2/8/2016
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US DOJ, DHS Yet To Confirm Breach, Leak
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Apparent names, job titles, contact information of 9,000 Department of Homeland Security employees posted on Twitter.
By Dark Reading Staff , 2/8/2016
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10 Shocking New Facts About Ransomware
Ericka Chickowski, Contributing Writer, Dark Reading
Ransomware has taken over the cybercriminal world in the last few years and there's no end in sight.
By Ericka Chickowski Contributing Writer, Dark Reading, 2/8/2016
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Cybercrime Gangs Blend Cyber Espionage And Old-School Hacks In Bank Heists
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark ReadingNews
'Metel,'GCMAN,' and Carbanak's comeback highlight how cybercriminals are now going after bank users and systems with cyber espoinage-type tools and tactics.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 2/8/2016
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Online 'Batman' Takes On Dridex Banking Trojan Operators
Jai Vijayan, Freelance writerNews
Several Dridex malware download sites have begun mysteriously serving up antivirus software instead.
By Jai Vijayan Freelance writer, 2/5/2016
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A Case Of Mistaken Identity?
Christiaan Beek, Threat Intelligence Research, Office of the CTO,Intel Security
The role of BlackEnergy in Ukrainian power grid disruption.
By Christiaan Beek Threat Intelligence Research, Office of the CTO,Intel Security, 2/5/2016
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Newly Fired CEO Of Norse Fires Back At Critics
Jai Vijayan, Freelance writerNews
Critics maintain that Norse Corp. is peddling threat data as threat intelligence.
By Jai Vijayan Freelance writer, 2/4/2016
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Here’s How To Protect Against A Ransomware Attack
Jai Vijayan, Freelance writerNews
Recovering data encrypted by a ransomware attack is next to impossible, so prevention offers the better approach.
By Jai Vijayan Freelance writer, 2/4/2016
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Cybersecurity Smackdown: What Side Are You On?
Dark Reading Staff, Commentary
Analytics vs. Encryption. Prevention vs. Detection. Machine Learning: Promise or Hype? The Firewall: Dead or Still Breathing? The sharpest minds in the security industry debate some of the industry's most contentious issues.
By Dark Reading Staff , 2/4/2016
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New Kid On The Block: Cyber Threat Analyst
Bob G. Stasio, Senior Product Manager, Cyber Analysis, IBMCommentary
Drawing from the financial service industry, this new role uses the “art of the intelligence cycle” to drive efficiency in the security operations center.
By Bob G. Stasio Senior Product Manager, Cyber Analysis, IBM, 2/4/2016
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The #1 Riskiest Mobile Users Wear Suits
Ericka Chickowski, Contributing Writer, Dark ReadingNews
Business users top the rankings of those most likely to engage with risky apps and URLs on their smartphones and tablets.
By Ericka Chickowski Contributing Writer, Dark Reading, 2/4/2016
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Agriculture, Alternative Energy Could Be Chinese Hackers' Next Targets
Sara Peters, Senior Editor at Dark ReadingNews
Perhaps Anthem and Premera breaches were not just about stealing PII, but about researching the ins and outs of Western healthcare systems, CrowdStrike's annual global threat report says.
By Sara Peters Senior Editor at Dark Reading, 2/3/2016
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