Welcome to our weekly roundup, where we share what you need to know about the cybersecurity news and events that happened over the past few days.
Below you’ll find a quick recap of topics followed by links to news articles and/or our blog posts providing additional insight. Be sure to check back each Friday for highlights of the goings-on each week!
What sort of interest would a businessman have in a news agency? That was the question that arose from our recent investigation on an attack that appears to target a media agency in South Korea.
Globes Online, an Israeli business news media property, reported that figures collected by the Israel Export and International Cooperation Institute show that over 200 cybersecurity companies are operating in Israel in a field that is growing at 8% a year.
This month’s Patch Tuesday features 12 updates, with five rated as “critical” and seven as “important.” Included in the critical updates are cumulative updates for both Internet Explorer (MS15-094) and Microsoft Edge (MS15-095).
Kara Stein, a commissioner at the US Securities and Exchange Commission, said cybersecurity has become one of the most significant issues affecting investors, corporate issuers, and financial institutions.
We learned that Ashley Madison users were being targeted for extortion online. While looking into the leaked files, we identified several dozen profiles on the controversial site that used email addresses that belonged to Trend Micro honeypots.
In a cybersecurity survey of 485 large colleges and universities, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology came in at the bottom of the list.
This has become a dark year wherein more cyberweapons have been distributed to actors who are not solely operating as criminals but also are paying homage to those regimes who protect them.
During a tour of Fort Gordon on Friday, Sen. Johnny Isakson said he was confident that the Army Cyber Command and related missions remain “on point” in intercepting international hacking operations that have compromised federal databases.
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