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.
IBM to Invest $3 Billion in Cloud Computing, Big Data Research - Washington Post
IBM is investing $3 billion in research that could benefit its cloud computing and big data services, the company announced Thursday.
Unisys Survey Reveals Nearly 70% of Critical Infrastructure Providers Have Been Breached in the Past Year - Unisys
Utility, oil and gas, energy and manufacturing organizations unprepared for both internal and external threats, according to survey from Unisys and Ponemon Institute.
We don't need more tanks, we need the latest in cyber warfare, says UK PM David Cameron.
The Case of Gyges, the Invisible Malware, Government-Grade Now in the Hands of Cybercriminals - Sentinel Labs
Malware originally developed for government espionage is now in use by criminals, who are bolting it onto their rootkits and ransomware.
A wave of attacks by cybercrooks pushing a new variant of the resilient Pushdo Trojan has compromised more than 11,000 systems in just 24 hours.
“Gameover” Malware Returns From the Dead - Naked Security
So far, SophosLabs has only seen a few samples of the new version, but it has been distributed through widespread spam campaigns, so the number of infections may already be large.
Trojan.Shylock is designed to intercept online banking transactions and steal victims’ credentials.
Websense Security Lab have identified a Zeus strain that implements information stealing procedures that appear to be an evolution of the 'DNA' of previous emerging Zeus variants.
As the cybersecurity row between the US and China escalates, another Chinese man has been arrested on hacking and data theft charges.
Senate Intelligence Committee Approves Cybersecurity Bill - Feinstein Senate
Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) and Vice Chairman Saxby Chambliss (R-Ga.) today announced committee approval of the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act, a bill to improve the nation's cybersecurity. The vote was 12-3.
A remote attacker could log into certain NETGEAR switches and execute arbitrary code because of hardcoded credentials installed within the firmware used on the devices.
A Chinese entrepreneur has been arrested for attempting to steal information on the United States' Lockheed F-22 and F-35 aircraft and Boeing's C-17 cargo plane.
Anatomy of the Attack: Zombie Zero - Forbes
Malware hidden in Chinese inventory scanners targeted logistics, shipping firms.
Chinese hackers in March broke into the computer networks of the United States government agency that houses the personal information of all federal employees, according to senior American officials.
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