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Curated daily news for February 3, 2021
Today’s 12 newsworthy articles include: Ransomware skyrockets in 2020, Kobalos – a complex new Linux threat, Agent Tesla avoids Windows detection, ValidCC bazaar shut down, Fighting fileless malware, and How recruiting women can solve one of our major issues.
- Ransomware Skyrocketed in 2020, But There May Be Fewer Culprits Than You Think
- Kobalos – A complex Linux threat to high performance computing infrastructure
- Agent Tesla Trojan ‘Kneecaps’ Microsoft’s Anti-Malware Interface
- Suspected Chinese Hackers Used SolarWinds Bug To Spy on US Payroll Agency
- How Recruiting Women Can Help Solve Security’s Biggest Problems
- ‘ValidCC,’ a Major Payment Card Bazaar and Looter of E-Commerce Sites, Shuttered
- TrickBot Continues Resurgence with Port-Scanning Module
- How the CIS Foundations Benchmarks Are Key to Your Cloud Security
- Excel spreadsheets push SystemBC malware, (Wed, Feb 3rd)
- Fighting Fileless Malware, Part 1: What Is It?
- BSidesSF 2020 – Hon Kwok’s ‘Secure By Design: Usable Security Tooling’
- NIST SP 800-53: A Practical Guide to Compliance
|Tool Of The Day|
|Zmap – A Fast Single Packet Network Scanner Designed For Internet-wide Network Surveys: ZMap is a fast single packet network scanner designed for Internet-wide network surveys. On a typical desktop computer with a gigabit Ethernet connection, ZMap is capable of scanning the entire public IPv4 address space in under 45 minutes. With a 10gigE connection and PF_RING, ZMap can scan the IPv4 address space in under 5 minutes.|
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