Tag: APT

How Machine Learning Supplements Security Workforce | Cylance Blog

How Machine Learning Supplements Security Workforce | Cylance Blog

In-brief: Filmed at The RSA Security Conference in San Francisco, Security Ledger Editor in Chief Paul Roberts talks about the growing interest in machine learning technology in the information security field and how it is being applied.

Kaspersky said it spotted infections affecting 140 organizations globally. (Image courtesy of Kaspersky Lab.)

File-less Malware Attacks Target Bank, Business Networks

In-brief: Security experts are warning that so-called “file-less” attacks on commercial networks operated by banks and other firms are spreading and harvesting sensitive information, like administrator user names and passwords.

In our inaugural edition of Security Ledger Live, we speak with Lance James, Chief Scientist at the firm Flashpoint.

Security Ledger Live: Interview with Lance James of Flashpoint

In-brief: in our inaugural Security Ledger Live, we speak with Lance James, the Chief Scientist at the firm Flashpoint about ransomware, the care and feeding of security talent and the news of the week. 

Cyber Attribution: What is It good for? | TrendLabs

Cyber Attribution: What is It good for? | TrendLabs

In-brief: The folks at Trend Labs take apart the recent EyePyramid malware attacks on high profile targets in Italy to talk about the risk of doing cyber attribution badly, and whether its even worth while.

Russian authorities arrested a top official in charge of cyber security in the country's intelligence agency, as well as the head of cyber security research at Kaspersky Lab.

Blowback: Russian Cybercrime Researcher Arrested for Treason

In-brief: the arrest of a prominent security researcher from the firm Kaspersky Lab in Moscow has prompted speculation that the Russians may be cleaning house after recent U.S. intelligence revelations about Russian hacking in this country.