Monthly Archives: August 2016

  • Data Breach at Oracle’s MICROS Point-of-Sale Division

    Posted on August 26, 2016 by in News

    A Russian organized cybercrime group known for hacking into banks and retailers appears to have breached hundreds of computer systems at software giant Oracle Corp., KrebsOnSecurity has learned. More alarmingly, the attackers have compromised a customer support portal for companies using Oracle’s MICROS point-of-sale credit card payment systems. Asked this weekend for comment on rumors of a large data breach […]

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  • Spotlight on the Shadow Brokers…and a Response from Cisco

    Posted on August 19, 2016 by in News

    The mysterious group has seized the attention of the cybersecurity world with its claim to have stolen code from the Equation Group — a team of hackers who have been tied to the National Security Agency. On a website written in broken English, the Shadow Brokers revealed some files and promised “better” ones available, for […]

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  • Cisco Cyber Security Mid-year Report

    Posted on August 12, 2016 by in News

    Attackers currently enjoy unconstrained time to operate. Their campaigns, which often take advantage of known vulnerabilities that organizations and end users could have— and should have—known about and addressed, can remain active and undetected for days, months, or even longer. Defenders, meanwhile, struggle to gain visibility into threat activity and to reduce the time to […]

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  • Black Hat: Quick Look at Hot Issues

    Posted on August 5, 2016 by in News

    Black Hat includes a variety of security topics from how USB drives are a menace and how drones are fast becoming a threat you need to pay attention to and much more. Here we take a look at just a few of the hot topics presented at the conference. View Slideshow Here

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