[ThreatPost] FIN7 Lures Unwitting Security Pros to Carry Out Ransomware Attacks

The infamous Carbanak operator is moving is looking to juice its ransomware game by recruiting IT staff to its fake Bastion Secure ‘pen-testing’ company.

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[TheRecord] CIA selects new CISO with deep private sector experience

The CIA announced Thursday it had selected a new chief information security officer, the latest in a series of senior personnel hires the clandestine agency has made as it reorients its focus on technology and innovation. Joseph “Rich” Baich is taking the CISO job, the agency said in a statement. He will be responsible for “leading […]

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[SecurityWeek] Nearly 100 TCP/IP Stack Vulnerabilities Found During 18-Month Research Project

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An 18-month research project has resulted in the discovery of nearly 100 vulnerabilities across more than a dozen TCP/IP stacks. read more Source: Read More (SecurityWeek RSS Feed)

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Daily NCSC-FI news followup 2021-11-29

APT37 targets journalists with Chinotto multi-platform malware www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/apt37-targets-journalists-with-chinotto-multi-platform-malware/ North Korean state hacking group APT37 targets South Korean journalists, defectors, and human rights activists in watering hole, spear-phishing emails, and smishing attacks delivering malware dubbed Chinotto capable of infecting Windows and Android devices. APT37 (aka Reaper) has been active since at least 2012 and is an […]

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