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IBM's Watson Analytics enters public beta

IBM's Watson Analytics enters public beta | Nulzsec Security Blog | Scoop.it
IBM has launched the public beta of Watson Analytics, its set of cloud-based predictive and analytics tools. The move to public beta for Watson Analytics on Thursday follows its private beta launch this September. IBM said at the time of the beta releas the service will be made available... http://nulzsec.com/2014/12/07/ibms-watson-analytics-enters-public-beta/
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RBI is hiring Cyber Security Specialists

RBI is hiring Cyber Security Specialists | Nulzsec Security Blog | Scoop.it
(pc-Google Images) The Reserve Bank of India is strengthening its information technology and cyber security cell. It is planning to hire specialists for roles in cyber security, systems audit, research and innovation, project management and administration. On Wednesday, it offered jobs... http://nulzsec.com/2017/01/24/rbi-is-hiring-cyber-security-specialists/
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Lloyds hit by DDoS attack

Lloyds banking group is the latest lender to suffer an online assault after 20million UK accounts were compromised after fending off two-day denial of service attack. At the time of the attack, the group attributed the breakdown to “technical problems”. The customers had trouble... http://nulzsec.com/2017/01/24/lloyds-hit-by-ddos-attack/
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Mac's new malware can be used against Linux

Mac's new malware can be used against Linux | Nulzsec Security Blog | Scoop.it
(pc-Google Images) Antivirus vendor Malwarebytes has discovered a new Mac malware, called “Fruitfly,” which can also be used against Linux systems. Malwarebytes identifies the code as “OSX.Backdoor.Quimitchin.” Discovered this year, Malwarebytes says this Mac... http://nulzsec.com/2017/01/24/macs-new-malware-can-be-used-against-linux/
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APFS is coming soon: iOS 10.3 will automatically upgrade your filesystem

APFS is coming soon: iOS 10.3 will automatically upgrade your filesystem | Nulzsec Security Blog | Scoop.it
After many years and at least one false start, Apple announced at WWDC last year that it would begin shipping a new, modern file system in 2017. Dubbed APFS (for Apple File System), it is designed to improve support for solid-state storage and encryption and to safeguard data integrity.... http://nulzsec.com/2017/01/24/apfs-is-coming-soon-ios-10-3-will-automatically-upgrade-your-filesystem/
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Ransomware app hosted in Google Play infects unsuspecting Android user

Ransomware app hosted in Google Play infects unsuspecting Android user | Nulzsec Security Blog | Scoop.it
Google Play, the official market for Android apps, was caught hosting a ransomware app that infected at least one real-world handset, security researchers said Tuesday. The ransomware was dubbed Charger and was hidden inside an app called EnergyRescue, according to a blog post published... http://nulzsec.com/2017/01/24/ransomware-app-hosted-in-google-play-infects-unsuspecting-android-user-2/
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Tesla’s New ‘Autopilot’ Is Just the Start of a Critical Reboot

Tesla’s New ‘Autopilot’ Is Just the Start of a Critical Reboot | Nulzsec Security Blog | Scoop.it
Tesla has always been about pushing full speed toward a tech-tastic future. CEO Elon Musk wouldn’t settle for making a luxurious, sexy, environmentally-friendly electric car. He made one that could hit 60 mph in 3.2 seconds. Then 2.8 seconds. Then 2.5—all the while ratcheting up the ran... http://nulzsec.com/2017/01/24/teslas-new-autopilot-is-just-the-start-of-a-critical-reboot/
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Ransomware app hosted in Google Play infects unsuspecting Android user

Ransomware app hosted in Google Play infects unsuspecting Android user | Nulzsec Security Blog | Scoop.it
(credit: Aurich Lawson) Google Play, the official market for Android apps, was caught hosting a ransomware app that infected at least one real-world handset, security researchers said Tuesday. The ransomware was dubbed Charger and was hidden inside an app called EnergyRescue, according to a... http://nulzsec.com/2017/01/24/ransomware-app-hosted-in-google-play-infects-unsuspecting-android-user/
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Securing SAP Clouds: Architecture and Operations

In this section we discuss several keys differences in application architecture and operations – that have a direct impact on security – you need to consider changing when migrating to cloud services. And it’s these areas that do make operations easier and security better. As... http://nulzsec.com/2017/01/24/securing-sap-clouds-architecture-and-operations/
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Breach Repercussions: Yahoo Reports Verizon Deal Delay

Breach Repercussions: Yahoo Reports Verizon Deal Delay | Nulzsec Security Blog | Scoop.it
Search Giant Posts Better Than Expected Earnings, But Time is Running OutYahoo’s sale to Verizon will be delayed, as the company continues to investigate two massive data breaches. But the search giant reported better-than-expected earnings and signaled that the Verizon deal is proceeding,... http://nulzsec.com/2017/01/24/breach-repercussions-yahoo-reports-verizon-deal-delay/
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US pulls out of Trans-Pacific Partnership

US pulls out of Trans-Pacific Partnership | Nulzsec Security Blog | Scoop.it
With the stroke of a pen from President Donald Trump, the United States officially withdrew Monday from the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a proposed and controversial 12-nation trade pact dealing with everything from intellectual property to human rights. “Everybody knows what that... http://nulzsec.com/2017/01/23/us-pulls-out-of-trans-pacific-partnership/
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macOS 10.12.3 fixes graphics switching problems with new 15“ MacBook Pros

macOS 10.12.3 fixes graphics switching problems with new 15“ MacBook Pros | Nulzsec Security Blog | Scoop.it
In addition to minor updates for iOS, watchOS, and tvOS, Apple has released version 10.12.3 of macOS Sierra to the public today. The update is available through the Mac App Store and will be available later today on Apple’s Downloads page; new copies of the Sierra installer... http://nulzsec.com/2017/01/23/macos-10-12-3-fixes-graphics-switching-problems-with-new-15-macbook-pros/
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The New iOS Update Fixes Big Security Holes, So Get It Now

The New iOS Update Fixes Big Security Holes, So Get It Now | Nulzsec Security Blog | Scoop.it
Apple updates iOS with enough regularity that it begins to feel routine. And most time, it is, especially the farther you get from the company’s yearly, feature-packed version overhauls. iOS 10.2.1, released today, is not routine. In fact, it’s very important that you download it as soon ... http://nulzsec.com/2017/01/23/the-new-ios-update-fixes-big-security-holes-so-get-it-now/
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AI can give wings to your business and cybersecurity in 2017

AI can give wings to your business and cybersecurity in 2017 | Nulzsec Security Blog | Scoop.it
Artificial intelligence has been a debatable trending topic in 2016. While some praised the technology as useful from military campaign strategy to predictive analysis, others believed on its reliance as a fraught with danger. Its effect however cannot be ignored and 2017 will see the AI... http://nulzsec.com/2017/01/23/ai-can-give-wings-to-your-business-and-cybersecurity-in-2017/
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'Carbanak' is back to exploit Google-run services

'Carbanak' is back to exploit Google-run services | Nulzsec Security Blog | Scoop.it
(pc-Google Images) One of the most successful cybercriminal gangs ever- Carbanak- is back with a bang, and now they’ve figured out how to abuse services run by Google to help them steal even more money. The criminal organization is named Carbanak cybergang because of the name of... http://nulzsec.com/2017/01/24/carbanak-is-back-to-exploit-google-run-services/
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Israeli soldiers became victim of evaesdropping by Hamas via fake Facebook profiles

According to the official blog post of the Israel Defense Force (IDF), Hamas operatives used social website, Facebook, to lure their soldiers to download and use malicious apps on their phones that led to  eavesdropping. IDF soldiers received friend request from pretty ladies on Facebook,... http://nulzsec.com/2017/01/24/israeli-soldiers-became-victim-of-evaesdropping-by-hamas-via-fake-facebook-profiles/
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BlackBerry 'Mercury' to get official announcement in late Feb at MWC

BlackBerry 'Mercury' to get official announcement in late Feb at MWC | Nulzsec Security Blog | Scoop.it
While we still don’t officially know the new name of BlackBerry’s forthcoming device (code name: Mercury), we will soon enough, as BlackBerry teased the announcement in a short video tweeted from the company’s official Twitter account. The new device will be formally... http://nulzsec.com/2017/01/24/blackberry-mercury-to-get-official-announcement-in-late-feb-at-mwc/
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US Intelligence seeks a universal translator for text search in any language

US Intelligence seeks a universal translator for text search in any language | Nulzsec Security Blog | Scoop.it
The Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Agency (IARPA), the US Intelligence Community’s own science and technology research arm, has announced it is seeking contenders for a program to develop what amounts to the ultimate Google Translator. IARPA’s Machine Translation for English Ret... http://nulzsec.com/2017/01/24/us-intelligence-seeks-a-universal-translator-for-text-search-in-any-language/
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Sorry, But Speed Reading Won’t Help You Read More

Sorry, But Speed Reading Won’t Help You Read More | Nulzsec Security Blog | Scoop.it
The late Nora Ephron famously felt badly about her neck, but that’s minor compared to how people feel about their reading. We think everyone else reads faster than we do, that we should be able to speed up, and that it would be a huge advantage if we could. You could read as much as a b... http://nulzsec.com/2017/01/24/sorry-but-speed-reading-wont-help-you-read-more/
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Jupyter Notebooks unwittingly open huge server security hole

Jupyter Notebooks unwittingly open huge server security hole | Nulzsec Security Blog | Scoop.it
Many individuals rely on Jupyter Notebooks to learn new programming languages, build proof-of-concept tools and interactively analyze data. But what happens when security rigor is sacrificed in favor of standing up a notebook server as quickly as possible? Unfortunately, as you will... http://nulzsec.com/2017/01/24/jupyter-notebooks-unwittingly-open-huge-server-security-hole/
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HHS OIG: Medicare Contractors Struggle with Security Gaps

HHS OIG: Medicare Contractors Struggle with Security Gaps | Nulzsec Security Blog | Scoop.it
New Report Highlights Security Weak Spots; Experts Say Others Face Similar WoesAn annual review of nine contractors providing Medicare with administrative services shows that while their information security programs were “adequate in scope and sufficiency,” the number of gaps grew.... http://nulzsec.com/2017/01/24/hhs-oig-medicare-contractors-struggle-with-security-gaps/
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Fake bb_press Plugin Redirects to Mobile Pornography

Fake bb_press Plugin Redirects to Mobile Pornography | Nulzsec Security Blog | Scoop.it
When a website is hacked, we often find that attackers have injected multiple backdoors, web shells, and malicious code that allows them to regain access if the original vulnerability is patched. This allows hackers to continue abusing the website and server resources. One of the techniques... http://nulzsec.com/2017/01/24/fake-bb_press-plugin-redirects-to-mobile-pornography/
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Widely used WebEx plugin for Chrome will execute attack code—patch now!

Widely used WebEx plugin for Chrome will execute attack code—patch now! | Nulzsec Security Blog | Scoop.it
Enlarge (credit: Tavis Ormandy) The Chrome browser extension for Cisco Systems WebEx communications and collaboration service was just updated to fix a vulnerability that leaves all 20 million users susceptible to drive-by attacks that can be carried out by just about any website they... http://nulzsec.com/2017/01/23/widely-used-webex-plugin-for-chrome-will-execute-attack-code-patch-now-2/
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Widely used WebEx plugin for Chrome will execute attack code—patch now!

Widely used WebEx plugin for Chrome will execute attack code—patch now! | Nulzsec Security Blog | Scoop.it
The Chrome browser extension for Cisco Systems WebEx communications and collaboration service was just updated to fix a vulnerability that leaves all 20 million users susceptible to drive-by attacks that can be carried out by just about any website they visit. Tags:  Security http://nulzsec.com/2017/01/23/widely-used-webex-plugin-for-chrome-will-execute-attack-code-patch-now/
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The Military May Soon Buy the Same Drones You Do

The Military May Soon Buy the Same Drones You Do | Nulzsec Security Blog | Scoop.it
Tiny drones could scout high-rise buildings and underground tunnels for possible threats to US troops in cities of the future. But instead of spending years cooking up the necessary drone technologies in military research labs, the Pentagon might be better off shopping for the latest... http://nulzsec.com/2017/01/23/the-military-may-soon-buy-the-same-drones-you-do/
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Cisco’s WebEx Chrome plugin opens 20 million users to drive-by attacks

Cisco’s WebEx Chrome plugin opens 20 million users to drive-by attacks | Nulzsec Security Blog | Scoop.it
Enlarge (credit: Tavis Ormandy) The Chrome browser extension for Cisco Systems WebEx communications and collaboration service was just updated to fix a vulnerability that leaves all 20 million users susceptible to drive-by attacks that can be carried out by just about any website they... http://nulzsec.com/2017/01/23/ciscos-webex-chrome-plugin-opens-20-million-users-to-drive-by-attacks/
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