BadUSB-style attacks against industrial control systems are theoretically possible, but bear watching according to Michael Toecker today at the Security Analyst Summit.
Staffan Truve spoke Monday at the Kaspersky Analyst Summit about the efforts his company Recorded Future is taking to index the dark web, or what he called the underbelly.
CANCUN–Things are getting real these days for executives, researchers, journalists and others involved in the security community. Targeted surveillance is a reality for many in the community, and researchers and activists are trying now to help them assess and address that threat to their privacy and security. Secure communications among researchers who know one another[…]
The Desert Falcons gang is the first Arabic APT group, according to researchers at Kaspersky Lab.
The persistence module used by the Equation APT Group uncovered by researchers at Kaspersky Lab has been called the ultimate cyberattack tool.
CANCUN–Since security researchers and vendors began exposing the inner workings of APT groups a few years ago, virtually all of the operations that have been made public have been the work of attackers in Europe, Asia or North America. But recently, groups in the Middle East have joined the game as well. In 2013, Adrian[…]
At the Security Analyst Summit, expert Hannes Sjoblad described the potential uses for NFC implants as authenticators and transaction verifiers.
CANCUN–Businesses, especially those in the financial sector, should operate under the assumption that data exfiltration either is or will soon happen in their organization. A lot like car insurance, end users should hope for the best and prepare for the worst, according to Wells Fargo’s Steve Adegbite, who spoke on the challenges of detecting silent[…]
CANCUN–Researchers at Kaspersky Lab have uncovered a cyberespionage group that has been operating for at least 15 years and has worked with and supported the attackers behind Stuxnet, Flame and other highly sophisticated operations.
At the Security Analyst Summit, Katie Moussouris encouraged enterprises to build bug bounty programs that feed a software development lifecycle.