Iranian Advanced Persistent Threat Actor Identified Obtaining Voter Registration Data | CISA

This advisory uses the MITRE Adversarial Tactics, Techniques, and Common Knowledge (ATT&CK®) version 7 framework. See the ATT&CK for Enterprise version 7 for all referenced threat actor tactics and techniques. This joint cybersecurity advisory was coauthored by the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).


Why Predator is the ultimate CISO movie

There's often a lot of debate as to what the best security or hacking movie is. Many people talk about Hackers, or Sneakers, or try and slip Mr Robot into the mix. But they are all way way waaaaay off the mark. I was reminded of this by Phil Cracknell who posted on linkedin that...

Javvad Malik

End Your FOMO: Ten Ways to Celebrate National Cybersecurity Career Awareness Week With NICE

National Cybersecurity Career Awareness Week is Nov. 9-14, 2020 - a weeklong campaign to call attention to the innovative contributions cybersecurity practitioners have made to society.


Hackers Hit Hospitals in Disruptive Ransomware Attack

Hospitals across the U.S. are bracing for aggressive cyberattacks that could threaten patient care amid a national rise in Covid-19 hospitalizations, after security companies and the federal government warned that Russian cybercriminals had already hobbled operations at several hospitals over the past week and were targeting hundreds of others.


Job Board - Women in Security and Privacy

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U.S. Feds Seized Nearly $1 Billion in Bitcoin from Wallet Linked to Silk Road

Speculation kicked off after someone moved the huge sum on Tuesday, and now we know who it was: the U.S. government.


5 Lessons Learnt from BJJ that Are Applicable to Cybersecurity

Over the last decade, I have focused quite heavily on technology and the cybersecurity space. I've been motivated to create a world that is more inclusive and safer. In 2019, I began a bit of a different journey.

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The Element Podcast: Trends in Tech: The Future of Cybercrime

Cybercriminals have wasted no time taking advantage of the pandemic and the sudden transition to remote work. We unpack the issue, asking experts to step into the shoes of the hackers and assess the new infosec landscape from their POV - before discussing strategies to mitigate those threats.


Someone Just Emptied Out a Bitcoin Wallet With $964,000,000 In It

It's not yet clear if a hacker made off with a gigantic payday, or if the wallet's secretive and long-dormant owner just came out of retirement.


Millions of marijuana growers hit in major data breach

An online community of marijuana growers has suffered a major data breach after two related apps were made accessible online without administrative passwords. GrowDiaries was founded to provide support and practical advice for cannabis growers, but identities can remain anonymous, with only usernames visible on the site.


Italian beverage vendor Campari knocked offline after ransomware attack | ZDNet

Campari Group, the famed Italian beverage vendor behind brands like Campari, Cinzano, and Appleton, has been hit by a ransomware attack and has taken down a large part of its IT network.


DHS plans largest operation to secure U.S. election against hacking

The Department of Homeland Security's cybersecurity division is mounting the largest operation to secure a U.S. election, aiming to prevent a repeat of Russia's 2016 interference and to ward off new threats posed by Iran and China.

Washington Post