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Larry Loeb

Content posted in February 2019
Attack Code 'MarioNet' Is Pulling Strings in Your Web Browser
Larry Loeb  |  2/28/2019  | 
JavaScript APIs have stretched the boundaries of what is run in the browser to enable feature-rich web applications. But this comes at a price...
Weak Human Link Still Main Enterprise Security Concern
Larry Loeb  |  2/27/2019  | 
KnowBe4 study confirms what we pretty much knew already.
ToRPEDO Attack Surfaces to Hit 5G
Larry Loeb  |  2/26/2019  | 
GSMA had better start looking at ways around it, and fast.
Is There a Silver Bullet for Zero-Day Attacks?
Larry Loeb  |  2/25/2019  | 
Silicon Valley startup K2 Cyber Security says it has a product that will stop any zero-day attack. So where's the proof?
Here it Comes Internet Privacy Regulation
Larry Loeb  |  2/22/2019  | 
A new report by the US Government Accountability Office could be the catalyst for meaningful change on the Internet privacy front.
Supply Chain Attacks Increase 78%
Larry Loeb  |  2/21/2019  | 
The kinds of threats an organization encounters are changing as the defenses that are brought to bear upon them change.
Russia Fastest State Threat in the World
Larry Loeb  |  2/20/2019  | 
Russian threat actors were the most prolific last years – and were eight times faster at 'breaking out' than their nearest rival.
Container Vulnerability: Still a Reality
Larry Loeb  |  2/18/2019  | 
A security problem with runC that could allow attackers to\r\nescape Linux containers and obtain unauthorized, root-\r\nlevel access to the host operating system is on the move.
Increased Cryptomining: a Toehold for Attackers
Larry Loeb  |  2/15/2019  | 
New research reveals that in the last nine months of 2018 there has been a 19x increase in cryptomining activity on the Internet.
The Rise of 'Fileless' Malware
Larry Loeb  |  2/14/2019  | 
The attack that fileless malware causes does not touch the disk of the target, loading the malware instructions only into memory. Sneaky.
Google Moves to Control More of the Internet
Larry Loeb  |  2/13/2019  | 
The company has said that its goal is only to create a faster Internet, which allows for more use and hence more searches and thus more revenue for them.
AI & 'Fuzzing' Combination Empowers APT
Larry Loeb  |  2/11/2019  | 
When the bad guys add AI and 'fuzzing' to their armory, the advanced persistent threat gets, erm, even more threatening.
How Secure Is Manufacturing?
Larry Loeb  |  2/8/2019  | 
Study finds that manufacturing industries struggle to find skilled cybersecurity staff and are underspending on training – but it's not all bad news...
Email Fraud New Trends Exposed
Larry Loeb  |  2/7/2019  | 
It's the security threat that just keeps on giving.
Modern Enterprise Stewards of Personal Data
Larry Loeb  |  2/6/2019  | 
Get on the nine-step program if you want to assure data privacy.
Beware of 'TheMoon' Evolving Botnets
Larry Loeb  |  2/4/2019  | 
CenturyLink's labs have been tracking a shape-shifting IoT botnet that is a security professional's worst nightmare.


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