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The Story of Sauron: One APT to Rule Them All

The Story of Sauron: One APT to Rule Them All | They Run The World - CyberSec Badasses | Scoop.it
We re here to discuss something else entirely a major breakthrough event in the advancement of cyber-threats and a milestone to add to our APT timeline. Project Sauron , as it was baptized by Kaspersky Lab.
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Can Hospitals Stay Cyber-Healthy?

Can Hospitals Stay Cyber-Healthy? | They Run The World - CyberSec Badasses | Scoop.it
Starting with the Hollywood Presbyterian Hospital-jacking last February and ending with the most recent hospital horror show, the ransomware epidemic has reached a whole new level.
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Spy Game, or How the NSA Got Hacked

Spy Game, or How the NSA Got Hacked | They Run The World - CyberSec Badasses | Scoop.it
Last month, an unknown group of hackers that calls itself the Shadow Brokers published online an entire arsenal of cyber weapons belonging to the NSA, the National Security Agency of the United States.
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Time to get Security Serious and clean up those old accounts

Time to get Security Serious and clean up those old accounts | They Run The World - CyberSec Badasses | Scoop.it
Nearly half of us don't delete old online accounts. Here's why you should and four more things you can do for Security Serious week.
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Should You Take a Holiday From Cybersecurity?

Should You Take a Holiday From Cybersecurity? | They Run The World - CyberSec Badasses | Scoop.it
Hackers know very well what our weaknesses are and do not hesitate to use them against us. So why show ourselves even more vulnerable than we already are?
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Solving the Bigger Data Question in Cybersecurity

Solving the Bigger Data Question in Cybersecurity | They Run The World - CyberSec Badasses | Scoop.it
Big Data is not about exploring and finding new sources of information, but rather it is about collecting and unveiling what is already there, using newly found methods much like a modern day archaeologist.
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Cybersecurity Winter Is Here | Reveelium

Cybersecurity Winter Is Here | Reveelium | They Run The World - CyberSec Badasses | Scoop.it
If we were to look back at some of the most important cyberattacks that occurred in 2016, a mid-year review would very closely resemble Game of Thrones.
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DDoS Attacks: The New Cyber Boogeyman (I) | Reveelium

DDoS Attacks: The New Cyber Boogeyman (I) | Reveelium | They Run The World - CyberSec Badasses | Scoop.it
By using a botnet network, the hacker is set and ready to launch a DDoS attack and you know what that means – it’s apocalypse time for the targeted websites.
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Analyzing real WordPress hacking attempts - Mark Gibbs

Analyzing real WordPress hacking attempts - Mark Gibbs | They Run The World - CyberSec Badasses | Scoop.it
Analyzing real WordPress hacking attempts
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Ransomware and phishing attacks are up, once again - Max Metzger

Ransomware and phishing attacks are up, once again - Max Metzger | They Run The World - CyberSec Badasses | Scoop.it
Verizon's new report shows, once again, that ransomware and phishing attacks are up.
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Palo Alto Networks working to share threat intelligence - Tim Greene

Palo Alto Networks working to share threat intelligence - Tim Greene | They Run The World - CyberSec Badasses | Scoop.it
Goal is rapid discovery of attacks and creating defenses against them. Recently Network World spoke about the hurdles left to get over with Palo Alto’s CSO Rick Howard.
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8 Wacky Cyberattacks Worse Than Sony Hack - Ellis Booker

8 Wacky Cyberattacks Worse Than Sony Hack - Ellis Booker | They Run The World - CyberSec Badasses | Scoop.it
John Denver music on a loop. Adam Sandler inserted in your favorite movies. Forget Sony: These attacks would really drive the nation insane.
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Tips and tricks for building a great security team - Joan Goodchild

Tips and tricks for building a great security team - Joan Goodchild | They Run The World - CyberSec Badasses | Scoop.it
Creating an effective security program in your organization starts with staffing a team of innovative and smart people to support the security mission. In our first edition of Security Sessions, Josh Feinblum of Rapid7 shares his experience and insight on building a security group.
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Hacking On and Off-Screen

Hacking On and Off-Screen | They Run The World - CyberSec Badasses | Scoop.it
At some point in time, Hollywood producers seemed to all agree that hacking, the complex act of gaining unauthorized access to data in a system or computer, needs to be fast. Really fast.
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A Guide to the The Malware (R)evolution

A Guide to the The Malware (R)evolution | They Run The World - CyberSec Badasses | Scoop.it
Understanding more about the threats on our machines can help us better protect ourselves. With that in mind, we give to you our very own Malware Dictionary.
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Cybersecurity Ghouls and Other Monsters

Cybersecurity Ghouls and Other Monsters | They Run The World - CyberSec Badasses | Scoop.it
Operation Ghoul employs the malware-as-a-service strategy, spreading through malicious attachments. The phishing campaign is aimed in particular at small and medium businesses.
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People protecting people ... against people

People protecting people ... against people | They Run The World - CyberSec Badasses | Scoop.it
Security awareness on whaling, phishing, fraud, scams, social engineering, social networking and more
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Update All Your Apple iOS Devices Right Now - Apple Just Released A Critical Security Fix

Update All Your Apple iOS Devices Right Now - Apple Just Released A Critical Security Fix | They Run The World - CyberSec Badasses | Scoop.it
If you don't, a hacker could take over your entire phone, steal your data, and record your calls.
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Only Half of Firms Say IT Security Rules Are Being Followed

Only Half of Firms Say IT Security Rules Are Being Followed | They Run The World - CyberSec Badasses | Scoop.it
Among the other key findings were that 61% of respondents who work in IT or security roles view the protection of critical company information as a very high or high priority.
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Cybersecurity: Are We On The Right Track? | Reveelium

Understanding how contemporary hackers operate could help us better cope with cyber-attacks, by focusing directly on the root cause, not just on the symptoms.
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Cyber-hygiene & Social Networks: Abysmal Results | Reveelium

Cyber-hygiene & Social Networks: Abysmal Results | Reveelium | They Run The World - CyberSec Badasses | Scoop.it

For the past few weeks, we’ve witnessed a record number of compromised user accounts sprouting on the Darknet. Among the victims, social networks seem to be a preferred target (see chart below) as the following data breaches resurfaced: Tumblr (65 million user accounts), LinkedIn (164 million user accounts) and – the hot potato of the moment – MySpace (360 million user accounts).

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Big data offers cyber-attack early warning - Tony Morbin

Big data offers cyber-attack early warning - Tony Morbin | They Run The World - CyberSec Badasses | Scoop.it
techUK event delegates told that big data can and should be leveraged to increase cyber-security by identifying potential breaches earlier.
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6 Splunk alternatives for log analysis - Serdar Yegulalp

6 Splunk alternatives for log analysis - Serdar Yegulalp | They Run The World - CyberSec Badasses | Scoop.it
Splunk may be the most famous way to make sense of mass quantities of log data, but it's far from the only player around
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Who is a target for ransomware? Everyone - Ryan Francis

Who is a target for ransomware? Everyone - Ryan Francis | They Run The World - CyberSec Badasses | Scoop.it
The targets of ransomware change according to victim awareness and willingness to pay. Some adversaries may even widen their delivery vector to encompass multiple demographics to account for market shifts. Here’s a look at their targets.
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