Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Is the World Ready for the New Generation of Self-Propagating Ransomware?

Self-propagating threats such as WannaCry and Petya were only the tips of the iceberg. The success hackers enjoyed with WannaCry and Petya makes it quite likely others will try to replicate the tactics used by deploying ransomware as a worm. The propagation mechanisms employed by both ransomware families enabled the threats to spread quickly across an entire computer network. In this article, we will see how do they work and what are organizations doing to prepare themselves for the likelihood of the more pronounced threat.

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XKCD, Self-Driving Car Milestones

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via the autonomously sarcastic cerebrum of Randall Munroe at XKCD.

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Tutorial Video: Manage Users and Groups with AD Bridge

Are you interested in learning about how JumpCloud’s AD Bridge functionality can make it easy to manage users and groups? If so, then you should check out our tutorial video...

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iOS jailbreaking: still in the building?

Further to an earlier article here - iOS Jailbreaking – on the Way Out… - it seems that commentators at that tme might have been over-optimistic.

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VERT Threat Alert: December 2017 Patch Tuesday Analysis

Today’s VERT Alert addresses the Microsoft December 2017 Security Updates. VERT is actively working on coverage for these vulnerabilities and expects to ship ASPL-756 on Wednesday, December 13th. In-The-Wild & Disclosed CVEs This month, no Microsoft vulnerabilities have been publicly disclosed or are being actively exploited. There are, however, a couple of vulnerabilities that are […]… Read More

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Microsoft Fixes 34 Security Flaws in Windows, Office, IE and Edge

Microsoft’s security patches for December fix 34 vulnerabilities across the company’s products, including in Internet Explorer, Edge, Office and Windows. The largest number of vulnerabilities were fixed in the scripting engine used in the company’s Internet Explorer and Edge browsers. Most of them are memory corruption issues that can result in remote code execution and..

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Contending with Cybersecurity in the Age of AI vs. AI

As cyberdefenders in a war where every battle can mean winner takes all, enterprise IT departments must level the AI playing field. Twenty-five years ago, people in the cybersecurity space weren’t really talking much about artificial intelligence (AI). Back then, the InfoSec conversation almost always started with the premise of “when somebody does this,” or..

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