The Cybersecurity (CS) Digest is a curated bi-weekly news summary for cybersecurity professionals. It is transmitted in an HTML-formatted email and provides links to articles and news summaries across a spectrum of cybersecurity topics.
NIST Issues Completed Cybersecurity Framework - Info-Security
In case you missed this last month - "The framework provides a consensus description of what's needed for a comprehensive cybersecurity program," according to Under-secretary of commerce for standards and technology and NIST, director Patrick Gallagher.
Adaptive Computing of Utah, home of "Moab HPC Suite " is teaming with DigitalGlobe of Colorado to offer crowssourcing search of commercial overhead imagery.
LightOut is Latest Cyber Threat to Target Energy Sector - Info-Security
Late February "LightsOut" watering hole vector used to implant Energy Sector mal-ware through third party exploit. Target development is improving.
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign accused of launching DDOS against Crimean Government site. More to come...
Kremlin website hit by ‘powerful’ cyber attack - Sydney Morning Herald
Kremlin, RU Foreign Ministry and Rossia Central Bank sites taken down by DDOS, possibly by Anonymous Russsia. Kremlin denies linkage to "the events in Ukraine" according to TASS.
"Cyber Berkut" hacktivists ostensibly in Ukraine launch DDOS on www.Nato.int as well as NATO Cyber Center of Excellence in Estonia
Android RATs Branch out with Dendroid - Symantec
Remote Access Toolkit (RAT) "Dendroid" sells for $300 on the darknet, can make and record calls, open apps, intercept texts.
Marble Security using static code analysis of Android and iOS application code discovers "preloaded" Netflix based malware phoning home to Russia.
Website attack kits heighten threat from cyber criminals - Financial Times
According to Akamai, DDOS attacks up 370% in February, due to proliferation of DDOS attack kits. Web-based commerce most vulnerable to asymmetric attack, due to loss in sales.
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