IBM Bans the Use of Removable Drives to Transfer Data

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IBM has allegedly issued a worldwide ban against the the use of removable drives, including Flash, USB, and SD cards, to transfer data. This new policy is being instituted to prevent confidential and sensitive information from being leaked due to misplaced or unsecured storage devices. According to a report by TheRegister, […]

Carthage Cyber Arena CCA Edition 2018

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CCA regroupe l’élite du monde de la cybersécurité et du Hacking, les responsables de sécurité, les chefs d’entreprises, les représentants de la communauté Internet et les étudiants pour coopérer et résoudre les problèmes de sécurité. CCA couvre les problèmes les plus actuels liés à la sécurité de l’information. L’édition CCA […]

Cisco Smart Install Protocol Misuse

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Cisco is aware of a significant increase in Internet scans attempting to detect devices where, after completing setup, the Smart Install feature remains enabled and without proper security controls. This could leave the involved devices susceptible to misuse of the feature. Customers who have not done so are encouraged to […]

Financial Services DDoS Attacks Tied to Reaper Botnet

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Recorded Future’s “Insikt” threat intelligence research group has linked the Mirai variant IoTroop (aka Reaper) botnet with attacks on the Netherlands financial sector in January 2018. The existence of IoTroop was first noted by Check Point in October 2017. At that point the botnet had not been used to deliver any known DDoS […]