The Latest 29 Security breaches Worldwide – Week 13, 2019

The Latest 29 Security breaches Worldwide - Week 13, 2019

29 Security breaches Worldwide – Week 13, 2019

Be informed about the latest 29 Security breaches Worldwide, identified and reported publicly during Week 13, 2019. As these security-related breaches have a severe negative impact on your business, consider a security AUDIT to prevent any similar cases.

  • Ecommerce sites that support the PayPal Payflow Pro protocols could be subject to abuse of their underlying Magento software.

  • Korean government-sponsored researchers have discovered dozens of bugs in the LTE wireless protocol stack.

  • This post reviews the history of the NIST cybersecurity framework.

  • Organizations need to do a better job of defending — and monitoring — non-standard IP ports.
    • This and lots more data from Sonicwall’s instrumentation can be found in its latest report. It identified thousands of new malware variants daily across its sensor network. 2019 SONICWALL CYBER THREAT REPORT

  • Last week’s news about the Norsk Hydro ransom attack has some updates.
    • There is this statement from the company itself, which could serve as a template for what businesses should do in the future. They were transparent, took proactive measures to provide the details, set up a temp website and held daily media briefings to answer questions by their senior staff. They also had solid backups available so they didn’t have to pay the ransom. Update on cyber attacks March 21 and Click to start the webcast

  • Hackers replaced the Asus software update tool with their own.
    • This enabled them to distribute backdoors in malware to hundreds of thousands of PCs last year. Motherboard broke the story. The attack was discovered and confirmed by researchers who found a supply chain campaign. It is being called Operation ShadowHammer. What is interesting is that only a few hundred of the infected Asus PCs had backdoors that were actually activated by the malware authors. Asus has not confirmed the problem. The story shows the length that different teams of researchers went to work together to identify the malware and how it was designed to be precisely targeted and well-hidden. Hackers Hijacked ASUS Software Updates to Install Backdoors on Thousands of Computers and Operation ShadowHammer

  • DDoS attacks declined during 4Q18, according to this report from NexusGuard.
    • One attack against a single target was observed each day during December, demonstrating how determined adversaries are these days. Durations increased to 450 minutes on average. DDoS Threat Report 2018 Q4


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