Accenture Acquires FusionX
The buy will help Accenture beef up its security consulting business.
Black Hat 2015: China's Terracotta VPN Used for Advanced Threat Anonymity
Terracotta is being used as a launch platform for APT actors, including the well-known Shell_Crew/DeepPanda group.
Macs Face Zero-Day Exploit and Firmware Worm
Thunderstrike 2 is a proof-of-concept firmware worm that’s the first to attack Macs.
Quarter of US Gov Agencies Still Use Passwords Following 30-Day Sprint
Initiative is working, but 2FA is far from ubiquitous
US Sysadmin Gets Ten Years for Stealing Classified Docs
Florida man was a contractor at a US air base in Honduras
Malvertising Campaign Hit Yahoo’s 7 Billion Monthly Visitors
Web pioneer was quick to react and shut down the problem
39% of Companies Use Password-Only Authentication
62% view employees as their biggest threat.
Zscaler Raises $100Mn
The investment means that Zscaler is now valued in excess of $1 billion, making it a “tech unicorn.”
Zero-Days Found in 3 Top-selling Smart Home Hubs
These devices can be used as a gateway to inflict physical damage to a home, and ironically, actually make homes less secure.
FBI Skills Gaps Leave Field Offices Understaffed with Cyber Experts
Next Generation Cyber Initiative has problems, says OGI
Japanese Police Cuff Mt Gox Boss Karpeles
He’s suspected of manipulating now-bankrupt Bitcoin exchange
Windows 10 Spammers Hit Users with Ransomware
CTB-Locker is waiting in that attachment