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Cybersecurity docs. The economic impact of cybercrime and cyberespionaje McAfee 2013. The Role of Phone Numbers in Understanding Cyber-CrimeSchemes - EURECOM 2013. Internet Security Docs. .pdf. Alert Details - Security Center - Cisco Systems. Contents VulnerabilityAttacks and CompromisesPrivacyUpcoming Security ActivityAdditional Information Listen to the Podcast (6:17 min) Vulnerability Vulnerability activity for the period remains consistent with previous periods.

Alert Details - Security Center - Cisco Systems

The majority of the vulnerability activity was related to additional vendor announcements for previously reported vulnerabilities. Vulnerabilities for the period included updates for GNU coreutils and glibc, and updates for Wireshark, which is widely used by privileged network administrators. Cisco released the following Security Notices, available at Cisco Security Advisories, Responses, and Notices: Users are advised to enable all security features, including account activity alerts and notifications to quickly identify any fraudulent activity and communicate with their bank or financial institution immediately. IntelliShield published 149 events last week: 77 new events and 72 updated events.

Previous Alerts That Still Represent Significant Risk. Robert Lee: Pentagon Issues New Cyber Ruling Document for Offensive Ops. Interactive Graphic: The NSA's Spy Catalog. Digital Attack Map - DDoS. Tools: Security - Forensics - Pentesting - Ethical Hacking. Who’s Attacking Whom? Realtime Attack Trackers — Krebs on Security. It seems nearly every day we’re reading about Internet attacks aimed at knocking sites offline and breaking into networks, but it’s often difficult to visualize this type of activity.

Who’s Attacking Whom? Realtime Attack Trackers — Krebs on Security

In this post, we’ll take a look at multiple ways of tracking online attacks and attackers around the globe and in real-time. A couple of notes about these graphics. Much of the data that powers these live maps is drawn from a mix of actual targets and “honeypots,” decoy systems that security firms deploy to gather data about the sources, methods and frequency of online attacks. Also, the organizations referenced in some of these maps as “attackers” typically are compromised systems within those organizations that are being used to relay attacks launched from someplace else. The Cyber Threat Map from FireEye recently became famous in a 60 Minutes story on cyberattacks against retailers and their credit card systems.

FireEye’s “Cyber Threat Map” The Honeynet Project’s Honey Map Update, 1:25 p.m. Who really sets global cybersecurity standards? Herding wild cats may be easier than settling issues or making over-arching decisions that affect international cybersecurity.

Who really sets global cybersecurity standards?

This week in a report that was critical about how the US will face global cybersecurity events, the Government Accountability Office identified 19 global organizations" whose international activities significantly influence the security and governance of cyberspace. " What would your ultimate network security look like? The organizations range from information-sharing forums that are non-decision-making gatherings of experts to private organizations to treaty-based, decision-making bodies founded by countries. The groups address a variety of topics from incident response, the development of technical standards, the facilitation of criminal investigations to the creation of international policies related to information technology and critical infrastructure, the GAO stated. So who are they? Follow Michael Cooney on Twitter: nwwlayer8 Layer 8 Extra.

Interpol Opens Cyber-Crime Base, Partners With Kaspersky, Trend Micro. Threats Statistics Via SecureList. Expert Internet Security Predictions for 2015. It’s December, and in the security industry that means one thing: predictions from experts about what trends will emerge in the next year.

Expert Internet Security Predictions for 2015.

As always, some stuff is new, while other items show up on these lists every year. Below are nine predictions from Kaspersky Lab’s Global Research and Analysis Team. Cybercriminals Merge with APT Groups, Tactics This is, in fact, one of the most interesting predictions. The idea here, as explicitly noted by Kaspersky Lab’s experts, is that criminal groups will increasingly adopt nation-state tactics.

However, whether they intended to or not, my researcher friends here at Kaspersky brought to my mind a second interesting possibility: that state-sponsored, advanced persistent threat hacking groups, like we’ve seen in cases such as DarkHotel, Regin and Crouching Yeti/Energetic Bear, will begin to merge with hacking campaigns perpetrated by criminals, like those targeting JP Morgan Chase, Target and others.

New Bugs in Old, Widely Used Code. Cyber Intelligence. Open-source intelligence. Open sources for intelligence[edit] OSINT includes a wide variety of information and sources: OSINT is distinguished from research in that it applies the process of intelligence to create tailored knowledge supportive of a specific decision by a specific individual or group.[3] Definers for OSINT[edit] OSINT is defined by both the U.S.

Open-source intelligence

Director of National Intelligence and the U.S. OSINT is, as of 2005[update], defined by the U.S. Open-source intelligence (OSINT) collection/processing A wide variety of vendors sell information products specifically within this category. Open-source intelligence under one name or another has been around for hundreds of years. OSINT is especially helpful in addressing global coverage, a term encompassing all of the countries and topics that are not considered by the secret or national security worlds to be "vital. " Competitive intelligence[edit]