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 […]

Cisco Removes Backdoor Account from IOS XE Software

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isco removed today a backdoor account from its IOS XE operating system that would have allowed a remote attacker to log into Cisco routers and switches with a high-privileged account. The company says the “undocumented user account” only impacts devices running Cisco XE Software 16.x —an operating system deployed mostly […]

Preventing the Next Ransomware Attack

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2018 is quickly moving by us, and while we have yet to see an attack on the scale of 2017’s WannaCry or NotPetya, it’s clear that the adversaries are not letting up on their mission to line their pockets at our expense. Ransomware has dominated the headlines for the last two years, while […]