2018 August

lazaRUS

15 Aug: Advanced Persistent Threats: The Lazarus Group

State-sponsored attackers and established cybercriminals usually reserve their efforts for the biggest, most high-profile targets. But in 2017, they began going after smaller targets. Advanced persistent threats (APTs) are far more difficult to detect and defend against than other types of cyber attacks. They have significant resources, proven capabilities and...

cloud-services

13 Aug: New Attack Vectors: CLOUD SERVICES

Social Engineering exploits More businesses are moving to the cloud, creating new kinds of risk. Analysing how attackers are getting access to this infrastructure—and how some users are inadvertently misusing it — provides critical insight into how to better protect against these new threats. The cloud and software-as-a-service (SaaS) apps...

adios

07 Aug: Google closes its URL shortener goo.gl

“Starting April 13, 2018, anonymous users and users who have never created short links before today will not be able to create new short links via the goo.gl console...To refocus our efforts, we're turning down support for goo.gl over the coming weeks and replacing it with Firebase Dynamic Links (FDL).”...