Daily NCSC-FI news followup 2019-09-17

Calling all breakers & builders: BlueHat Seattle registration is open!

msrc-blog.microsoft.com/2019/09/16/calling-all-breakers-builders-bluehat-seattle-registration-is-open/ Exciting changes are coming to BlueHat Seattle 2019! If youd like to attend this premier security conference, we have good news for you: registration for BlueHat Seattle is now open and we hope you register. . Wait, isnt BlueHat invitation-only? It isbut if we havent sent you an invitation, we encourage you to request a seat. Visit our registration site and tell us a little bit about yourself. Were reviewing all application requests and will send a confirmation if you are selected.

2019 CWE Top 25 Most Dangerous Software Errors

cwe.mitre.org/top25/archive/2019/2019_cwe_top25.html The Common Weakness Enumeration (CWE) Top 25 Most Dangerous Software Errors (CWE Top 25) is a demonstrative list of the most widespread and critical weaknesses that can lead to serious vulnerabilities in software. These weaknesses are often easy to find and exploit. They are dangerous because they will frequently allow adversaries to completely take over execution of software, steal data, or prevent the software from working. The CWE Top 25 is a co

TFlower Ransomware – The Latest Attack Targeting Businesses

www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/tflower-ransomware-the-latest-attack-targeting-businesses/ The latest ransomware targeting corporate environments is called TFlower and is being installed on networks after attackers hack into exposed Remote Desktop services.

BREAKING U.S Sues Edward Snowden and You’d be Surprised to Know Why

thehackernews.com/2019/09/edward-snowden-lawsuit.html The United States today filed a lawsuit against Edward Snowden, a former employee of the CIA and NSA government agencies who made headlines worldwide in 2013 after he fled the country and leaked top-secret information about NSA’s global and domestic surveillance activities.. nd, you would be more surprised to know the reason for this lawsuitNo, Snowden has not been sued for leaking NSA secrets; instead, for publishing a book without submitting it to the agencies for pre-publication review.

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Daily NCSC-FI news followup 2020-12-13

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Daily NCSC-FI news followup 2019-08-11

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Daily NCSC-FI news followup 2020-10-03

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