WHAT IS THE ROLE OF BLOCKCHAIN IN CYBERSECURITY? — Robert Cyrus

Entrepreneurs, policymakers and investors are increasingly adopting Blockchain technology to transform the way businesses communicate with other companies, regulators and customers. As an increasing number of companies rush towards implementing Blockchain technology, its ecosystem becomes more diverse and dynamic. Read on for views on how Cybersecurity may be impacted.

WHAT IS THE ROLE OF BLOCKCHAIN IN CYBERSECURITY? — Robert Cyrus

August 27 — cybersecurity update

News/Trends FBI Warns Businesses of New Hive Ransomware Critical IoT Camera Flaw Allows for Device Hijacking Chinese Developer Exposes Data on Over One Million Gamers Federal Agencies Mostly Use Facial Recognition Tech for Digital Access Big bad decryption bug in OpenSSL – but no cause for alarm Japanese cryptocoin exchange robbed of $100,000,000 and more..

August 27 — cybersecurity update

Man tries to fund startup with ransomware attacks — Cyber Threat Intelligence

‘Pablo’, a Nigerian man who wanted to develop a social network for Africa, tried to fund his startup with ransom amounts from ransomware attacks. He actively approached employees of other companies with the question whether they could install ‘his’ ransomware on their employer’s Windows server. In return, he promised them one million dollars in bitcoin. Cybersecurity company Abnormal…

Man tries to fund startup with ransomware attacks — Cyber Threat Intelligence

Dark Web actors offering 1TB stolen from Saudi Aramco

Previously unknown underground actor under alias Zerox296 has published a massive amount of data presumable belonging to petroleum giant Saudi Aramco for sale.  The data which includes 1TB of various files ranging from engineering schemes, network infrastructure details, project documentation, IDs of employees and contractors is offered for $5,000, with the opportunity to buy it…

Dark Web actors offering 1TB stolen from Saudi Aramco

Russia: ‘We don’t know where REvil has gone’

The Kremlin has no clue where REvil is. Since last Tuesday, when the hacker’s group’s servers and websites went black, no one has heard from the hacker group. It is unclear whether REvil’s disappearance is related to talks between the US and Russian presidents. Where is REvil hiding?

Russia: ‘We don’t know where REvil has gone’

Microsoft Issues Emergency Patch for Windows Flaw

Microsoft on Tuesday issued an emergency software update to quash a security bug that’s been dubbed “PrintNightmare,” a critical vulnerability in all supported versions of Windows that is actively being exploited. The fix comes a week ahead of Microsoft’s normal monthly Patch Tuesday release

Microsoft Issues Emergency Patch for Windows Flaw