Cyber Disruption

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GENEVA - Organizations must dramatically improve their response to cyber risks to avoid a new global shock on the scale of the financial crisis that rocked the.
Author: DPC
Posted: April 22, 2014, 6:09 pm

Written by Christopher Glyer and Chris DiGiamo

Less than a week since the public disclosure of the “Heartbleed” vulnerability, Mandiant incident responders have already identified successful attacks in the wild by targeted threat actors. The Heartbleed vulnerability (CVE-2014-0160), publicly disclosed on April 7th by security researchers Neel Mehta and Codenomicon is a buffer over-read bug in the Transport Layer Security (TLS) extension. Read the rest

Author: Christopher Glyer
Posted: April 18, 2014, 2:07 pm
The U.S. electrical power grid is vulnerable to cyber and physical attacks that could cause devastating disruptions throughout the country, federal and industry officials told Congress recently. Gerry Cauley, president of the ...
Author: Fortuna's Corner
Posted: April 17, 2014, 6:37 pm

Every year I look forward to reading the new M-Trends Report. It’s a powerful summary of the lessons Mandiant learns from conducting incident response engagements for global clients. The report describes what our teams see in the field. It does not attempt to provide a statistically significant representation of the global population of incident response activity. Read the rest

Author: Richard Bejtlich
Posted: April 17, 2014, 4:37 pm
... Operation Clean Slate–an FBI Cyber Division initiative to disrupt and dismantle botnets threatening US security–”to date . . . has resulted in several successes[,]” including the disruption of Citadel Botnet and ZeroAccess ...
Author: Tara
Posted: April 17, 2014, 2:19 am
... Operation Clean Slate–an FBI Cyber Division initiative to disrupt and dismantle botnets threatening US security–”to date . . . has resulted in several successes[,]” including the disruption of Citadel Botnet and ZeroAccess ...
Author: Tara
Posted: April 17, 2014, 2:19 am
Just as we are taking proactive steps to harden our critical infrastructure and the shoreline to defend against severe weather events, so too must we be prepared to defend against the potential disruption that cyber intrusions ...
Author: Staff Report
Posted: April 15, 2014, 11:14 pm
“Just as we are taking proactive steps to harden our critical infrastructure and the shoreline to defend against severe weather events, so too must we be prepared to defend against the potential disruption that cyber intrusions ...
Author: Kendra Baker
Posted: April 15, 2014, 5:41 pm
Global dependence on the Internet as the backbone for conducting business is leading to a surge in malicious and sophisticated cyber attack activity...
Author: unknown
Posted: April 10, 2014, 1:12 pm

Drum roll please…the fifth installment of Mandiant’s annual threat report, M-Trends has arrived! You can download the latest report, “M-Trends: Beyond the Breach”, here.

During the course of the month, we’ll be diving into M-Trends and offering our readers insight into each of the trends. Read the rest

Author: Helena Brito
Posted: April 10, 2014, 12:00 pm




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