Elastic, the company behind the most widely used enterprise search engine ElasticSearch and the Elastic Stack, today announced that it has decided to make core security features of the Elastic Stack free and accessible to all users. ELK Stack or Elastic Stack is a collection of three powerful open source projects—Elasticsearch, Logstash, and Kibana—that many […]
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Three-fifths (59%) of consumers would feel more secure if their personal information was protected by their fingerprint Despite the introduction of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in May last year, research from IDEX Biometrics Asa has revealed UK consumers don’t feel their personal information is any safer. In fact, 84% of respondents don’t think GDPR […]
Once again, we are happy to support a large, voluntary, collaborative effort like the 2019 Data Breach Investigations Report. While our data contribution is completely anonymous, it is based in some of the 2018 data set that our private report customers receive from our efforts to protect all of our customers against every type of […]
Early in the afternoon on Friday, May, 3, I asked a friend to relay a message to his security contact at CCH, the cloud-based tax division of the global information services firm Wolters Kluwer in the Netherlands. The message was that the same file directories containing new versions of CCH’s software were open and writable by […]
How a “secret” hackable bug found by the NSA was used over by Chinese, North Korean, and Russian hackers to wreak havoc….
On Sunday, Israeli forces bombed a building that allegedly housed an active Hamas hacking group—a potential first for cyberwar….
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Mozilla is changing its policies and have let developers know that they will be blocking all Firefox add-ons that contain obfuscated code in an effort to clean out malicious third-party code. Expert Comments: Usman Rahim, Digital Security and Operations Manager at The Media Trust: “Paying closer attention to the risks that third-party code suppliers […]
It has been reported that Homeland Security’s cybersecurity agency says a popular gas station software contains several security vulnerabilities that require “low skill” to exploit. The advisory, posted by the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), gave the Orpak SiteOmat software a rare vulnerability severity rating of 9.8 out of 10. According to the advisory, the software contained a hardcoded password […]
Barracuda Networks’ researchers found that more than 1.5 million malicious and spam emails were delivered by threat actors using roughly 4,000 accounts compromised via ATO during March 2019 within a single month Office 365 Accounts Compromised via ATO Attacks Used in BEC Scams – Office 365 accounts are targeted and compromised in takeover attacks (ATO), accounts which […]