Overnight Cybersecurity: Newly identified hacker group stole millions from banks | House passes DHS cyber overhaul bill | Facebook app for kids spurs privacy concerns

Welcome to OVERNIGHT CYBERSECURITY, your daily rundown of the biggest news in the world of hacking and data privacy. We're here to connect the dots as leaders in government, policy and industry try to counter the rise in cyber threats. What lies... … [Read more...]

House passes Homeland Security cyber overhaul bill

House lawmakers have passed legislation that would reorganize the Department of Homeland Security’s cybersecurity mission.The House passed the legislation, which is spearheaded by Homeland Security Committee Chairman Michael McCaul (R-Texas),... … [Read more...]

oBike Data Breach Highlights APAC Cybersecurity Concerns

Singapore-based bike-sharing company oBike has reportedly suffered a global security breach that exposed Personally Identifiable Information (PII) of oBike riders.   … [Read more...]

A week in security (December 04 – December 10)

Last week on the blog, we looked at a RIG EK malware campaign, explored how children are being tangled up in money mule antics, took a walk through the world of Blockchain, and gave a rundown of what’s involved when securing web applications. We also laid out the trials and tribulations of the Internet of Things, advised you to be on the lookout for an urgent TeamViewer update, tore down the … [Read more...]

'Moneytaker' group stole millions from US, world banks: report

A newly detailed hacker group stole millions of dollars since May 2016 through international heists, including $8 million from 16 United States banks, according to a report released Monday by security firm Group IB. Group IB nicknamed the... … [Read more...]

End of the Road for Windows PowerShell?

PowerShell 5.x is soon being replaced. Once the official version of PowerShell Core 6.0 is deployed into production, we can get more details about the future. … [Read more...]

SecurityGateway saves administrators time by letting users manage their own quarantines!

You’ve probably heard that the vast majority of  all email traffic is spam, but did you know the volume of spam as a percentage of all email traffic has gone down over the years? In April of 2014, spam made up almost 70% of all email traffic. The most recent records show spam at about 59% of all email traffic. While these numbers are down slightly, they are still quite significant, and thus … [Read more...]

How cryptocurrency mining works: Bitcoin vs. Monero

Ever wondered why websites that are mining in the background don’t mine for the immensely hot Bitcoin, but for Monero instead? We can explain that. As there are different types of cryptocurrencies, there are also different types of mining. After providing you with some background information about blockchain [1],[2] and cryptocurrency, we’ll explain how the mining aspect of Bitcoin works. And how … [Read more...]

House set to vote on bill to overhaul Homeland Security cyber unit

House lawmakers will finally vote on legislation to overhaul the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) cybersecurity efforts this week.The legislation, long a priority of House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Michael McCaul (R-Texas), would... … [Read more...]

How to add disk space to vCenter Server Appliance

Run out of space on disks attached to your vCSA? Your best option is to expand a VMDK attached to a vCenter Server 6.0 or 6.5 appliance. Here's how. Read the post here: How to add disk space to vCenter Server Appliance … [Read more...]