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CyberScoop: FBI pushes private sector to cut ties with Kaspersky

CyberScoop: FBI pushes private sector to cut ties with Kaspersky. “The FBI has been briefing private sector companies on intelligence claiming to show that the Moscow-based cybersecurity company Kaspersky Lab is an unacceptable threat to national security, current and former senior U.S. 45 kata lagi

Security & Legal Issues

Italian yearling sale

With the European sales season getting under way, Italy’s yearling sales might risk being overshadowed by the bigger auctions in Britain, Ireland and France. But the SGA’s ‘Asta Selezionata’, which takes place this year on September 15th in Milan, has thrown up the occasional world-class horse over the years. 739 kata lagi


Kaspersky offers free anti-virus software

Looks for security data to power its machine learning.

Kaspersky is rolling out a free version of its anti-virus software across the globe, a product launch that comes amid mounting suspicion in the United States that the firm is vulnerable to Russian government influence. 318 kata lagi


Powerful backdoor found in software used by >100 banks and energy cos.

(Source: arstechnica.com)

For 17 days starting last month, an advanced backdoor that gave attackers complete control over networks lurked in digitally signed software used by hundreds of banks, energy companies, and pharmaceutical manufacturers, researchers warned Tuesday. 939 kata lagi


Kaspersky Lab to withdraw Microsoft antitrust complaints

(Source: www.businesstimes.com.sg)

Moscow-based cyber security firm Kaspersky Lab said on Wednesday it would withdraw antitrust complaints made in Europe against Microsoft after the US technology giant agreed to change how it delivers security updates to Windows users. 320 kata lagi

Money Matters

Mamba ransomware is back, hitting organizations in Brazil and Saudi Arabia

Mamba was among the first samples of ransomware that encrypted hard drives rather than files that was detected in public attacks.Mamba leverages a disk-level encryption strategy instead of the conventional file-based one. 377 kata lagi

More pseudo-ransomware attacks are probably on the way

In a new report examining cybersecurity trends for the quarter, it sounds like “ransomware” — emphasis on the air quotes — will remain very much in vogue through 2017. 330 kata lagi