Doug Olenick

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Ransomware, IoT combo lead SANS list of dangerous attack techniques

The development of crypto ransomware and IoT devices as a threat platform is among the top infosec problems discussed during the Seven Most Dangerous Attack Techniques panel at RSA 2017.

Almost all organisations lack the technology to defend against cyber-attacks, Tripwire

A new survey shows that just three percent of IT security professionals believe their organisation has the technology in place to deal with the most common cyber problems that they face.

RSA 2017: The systems, devices, flaws cyber-criminals will hit in 2017

SophosLabs' 2017 Malware Forecast highlights the areas that cyber-criminals will focus on in the coming year including IoT, MacOS, Linux and IoT.

Hackers use Mirai code, blended tactics to launch DDoS attack in 2016

The release of the Mirai botnet source code late last summer set the stage for the series of massive DDoS attacks that took place during the closing months of 2016, a new report said.

Mozilla issues five critical patches for Firefox and Firefox ESR

Mozilla issued two security advisories covering Firefox and Firefox ESR that between them contain 33 security patches, five rated as critical.