Category: Infosec

June 30th, 2017 by John

Posted in Infosec, Law and Regulations, Privacy

June 12th, 2017 by John

Security researchers at Check Point have claimed that a single adware malware is infecting as many as 250 million PCs worldwide.

Posted in Exploits & Attacks, Infosec

June 9th, 2017 by John

Full data enrichment profiles for more than 200 million people have been placed up for sale on the Darknet. The person offering the files claims the data is from Experian, and is looking to get $600 for everything.

Details of this incident came to Salted Hash via the secure drop at Peerlyst, where someone uploaded details surrounding the sale and the data. The data were first vetted by the technical review board at Peerlyst, who confirmed its legitimacy. Once it was cleared by the technical team, a sample of the data was passed over to Salted Hash for additional verification and disclosure… Read More

Posted in Criminal, Infosec, Privacy

June 2nd, 2017 by John

Where are the biggest threats coming from?

Posted in Exploits & Attacks, Infosec, Nation State

May 30th, 2017 by John

This week Microsoft released another Malware Protection Engine patch.

Posted in Exploits & Attacks, Infosec

May 30th, 2017 by John

The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) released its first ever research and guidance report on connected vehicle security. Authored by the CSA’s Internet of Things (IoT) Working Group, “Observations and Recommendations on Connected Vehicle Security” provides a comprehensive perspective on vehicle security connectivity design, possible attack vectors of concern, and recommendations for securing the connected vehicle environment. [via Help Net Security]

Posted in Exploits & Attacks, Infosec, IoT