Day: November 12, 2020

Animal Jam Hacked, 46M Records Roam the Dark Web

Animal Jam, just the latest in a string of attacks on gaming apps, has adopted a transparent communications strategy after stolen data turned up on a criminal forum. …read more Source:: Threatpost

Explosive neutron star collision may have created a rare, extreme star – CNET

Two neutron stars collided in deep space. Telescopes may have seen an extreme, rare star created in the aftermath. …read more Source:: CNet

Best early Black Friday 2020 deals at Amazon – CNET

Why wait? Save right now on Apple Watch, AirPods Pro and more. …read more Source:: CNet

ISC West 2021 postponed to July

ISC West, originally slated to take place March 23-26, 2020, has been rescheduled to July 19-21, 2021 at The Venetian Resort and Sands Expo & Convention Center in Las Vegas. …read more Source:: SecurityMagazine

Samsung Announces Exynos 1080 — 5nm Premium-Range SoC with A78 Cores

Samsung LSI today announced the new Exynos 1080 SoC, a successor to last year’s Exynos 980. This year’s 1080 is seemingly positioned a little above the 980 in terms of performance as we’re seeing some quite notable gains in features compared to the 980. From a report: It’s to be remembered that this is a…

BlackBerry discovers new hacker-for-hire mercenary group

CostaRicto is the fifth hacker-for-hire mercenary group discovered this year. …read more Source:: ZDNet

Massive asteroid Apophis might threaten Earth in 2068, but don’t freak out – CNET

Apophis is the size of the Eiffel Tower and a 2068 impact scenario is still in play, but it’s not a reason to lose sleep. …read more Source:: CNet

Get bent on cyber intent

The cyber intent strategy is to seek out the reconnaissance traffic that precedes an attack and manipulate it so well that the attack never succeeds. Leveraging and countering malicious cyber intent as your earliest defense draws from information warfare. Investing a small misdirection here could pay dividends later. …read more Source:: SecurityMagazine

Five tips for chief information security officers to increase their strategic value to the CEO and board of directors

The role of the chief information security officer – or CISO for short – is to understand a corporation’s cyber threat landscape and know where vulnerabilities lie. And given the relentless increase in sophisticated hacking, their clout and importance to the CEO and Board is increasing exponentially. …read more Source:: SecurityMagazine

Marvel’s WandaVision to stream on Disney Plus starting Jan. 15 – CNET

WandaVision will debut as the first TV series spun out of the blockbuster movie universe, after the coronavirus delayed everything on Disney Plus’ slate of Marvel originals. …read more Source:: CNet