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News and resources to keep you on the cutting edge of cybersecurity

– Steve Morgan, Editor-in-Chief

Northport, N.Y. – Oct. 18, 2018

THIS WEEK

The cybersecurity stories we’re following this week, and you should too:

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THREAT INTEL

Cyber alerts from AlienVault Open Threat Exchange (OTX) — The world’s first truly open threat intelligence community:

  • Operation Oceansalt’ Attacks South Korea, U.S., and Canada With Source Code From Chinese Hacker Group
  • LadyBoyle Comes to Town with a New Exploit
  • GreyEnergy exhibits many conceptual similarities with BlackEnergy, the malware used in attacks against the Ukrainian energy industry in December 2015.
  • Malicious program for Windows called Octopus that mostly targets Central-Asian diplomatic entities.
  • A new Android trojan that Cisco dubbed GPlayed Trojan has many built-in capabilities.

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– Curated by the Editors at Cybercrime Magazine

THE LIST

Community resources to keep you on the cutting edge of cyber:

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– Steve Morgan is founder and Editor-in-Chief at Cybersecurity Ventures. Georgia Reid is Deputy Editor and Podcast Host at Cybercrime Magazine.

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