Post Tagged with: "APT"

Bill in U.S. House would Open Doors to Threat Intel Sharing | Reuters

March 25, 2015 11:310 comments
A bill introduced in the House of Representatives promises to open to door to companies sharing information on cyber incidents, but keep data out of the hands of U.S. intelligence agencies.

  In-brief: Leaders of the House of Representatives Intelligence Committee introduced the Protecting Cyber Networks Act on Tuesday. The bill would make it easier for companies to share information about attacks with each other and with the government. It also addresses concerns about omnibus spying by U.S. intelligence agencies.  Like this:Like Loading…

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Updated: Google warns of unauthorized TLS certificates trusted by almost all OSes | Ars Technica

March 24, 2015 10:490 comments
Updated: Google warns of unauthorized TLS certificates trusted by almost all OSes | Ars Technica

In-brief: Google warned its users that unauthorized digital certificates have been issued for several of its domains. The certificates are linked to an intermediary certificate authority for CNNIC, which administers China’s domain name registry. Updated with comment from Kevin Bocek of Venafi. Paul 3/27/2015  Like this:Like Loading…

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Intel: New Approach Needed to Secure Connected Health Devices

March 23, 2015 13:510 comments
In a new report, The Atlantic Foundation and Intel Security warns that risks accompany the rewards of connected medical devices.

In-brief: connected medical devices pose a number of risks to patients, including the threat of “targeted killings,” according to a report by Intel Security. The fix: better application design and more public-private sector cooperation. Like this:Like Loading…

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Medical Information on Millions Stolen from Premera Blue Cross

March 18, 2015 09:510 comments
Premera healthcare is the latest victim of a cyber attack. According to reports, as many as 11 million records containing patient information may have been exposed.

In-brief: Premera Blue Cross said on Tuesday that it was the victim of a sophisticated attack. The hackers had access to Premera’s network for more than six months, stealing information on as many as 11 million members and employees.  Like this:Like Loading…

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DHS: APT behind Half of Cyber Incidents In Critical Infrastructure

March 16, 2015 17:510 comments
DHS said half of all cyber incidents affecting critical infrastructure in 2014 were attributable to "APT" and "advanced threat" actors.

In-brief:  A new report from the Department of Homeland Security reveals that there were 245 reported incidents of cyber attacks on critical infrastructure in 2014. More than half were attributed to sophisticated “APT” type actors.  Like this:Like Loading…

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