Tag Archives: cyberheadlines

#CyberHeadlines: Businesses Invest in Filling the Skills-Gap


Businesses Invest in Filling the Skills-Gap HealthDataManagement.com compared multiple reports which have been recently published about organizations combatting the growing skills-gap with spending increases in their data security endeavors. Looking at reports by Thales, Crowd Research Partners, the Center for Cyber Safety and Education as well as the 2017 Cybersecurity… Read more »

#CyberHeadlines: 1st Practical SHA-1 Collision Attack


The 1st Practical SHA-1 Collision Attack Researchers from Google, the Cryptology Group at Centrum Wiskunde and Informatica in Amsterdam, published a paper last week about the first practical collision attack for the cryptographic hash function SHA-1. The attack method entails the collision of two PDF files by obtaining the SHA-1 signature… Read more »

#CyberHeadlines: AWS Outage, Dridex Update, Boeing Faux-Pas


AWS Outage, Dridex Update, Boeing Faux-Pas A lot of big cyber security news happened at the end of February, here are some of the biggest stories, we thought you need to know about. Amazon Web Services Outage February 28th, Amazon’s oldest AWS server had an outage, taking many sites down… Read more »

#CyberHeadlines: LeakedSource Server Confiscated


#CyberHeadlines: LeakedSource Server Confiscated LeakedSources Shuts Down LeakedSources, a popular site for amateur hackers, has allegedly had its server confiscated by U.S. law enforcement. PC World quotes users on HackForums.net who claim that any amateur hackers who paid for information from this site now has all of their personal info… Read more »

#CyberHeadlines: Phishing NATO


#CyberHeadlines: Phishing NATO Hackers Phished NATO with new Matryoshka Doll Reconnaissance Framework A new, layered approach of hacking has been employed upon NATO members. A report by Steve Ranger of ZDNet and Tech Republic put out a report, outlining their tactics today (January 31, 2017). Researchers who were targeted in… Read more »

#CyberHeadlines: Canadian Recruit Site Hacked

#CyberHeadlines: Canadian Recruit Site Hacked Canadian Army Recruitment Website Hacked Last week, the Canadian Defense Ministry was forced to take down its recruitment site after hackers were redirecting would-be recruits to an official Chinese government landing page. Evidently, Canadian government websites have been susceptible to many hacks in the past…. Read more »