Linux Security Week: June 17th, 2019
Linux Security Week: June 17th, 2019
Guardian Digital Celebrates 20 Years of Revolutionizing Digital Security, Securing Email with Open Source - Pioneers of business email security for the past 20 years, Guardian Digital draws on the merits of Open Source coupled with expert engineering and unparalleled customer support.
Press Release: Guardian Digital Leverages the Power of Open Source to Combat Evolving Email Security Threats - Cloud-based email security solution utilizes the open source methodology for securing business email, recognized by many as the best approach to the problem of maintaining security in the relentlessly dynamic environment of the Internet.
Major HSM vulnerabilities impact banks, cloud providers, governments (Jun 9)
Two security researchers have recently revealed vulnerabilities that can be exploited remotely to retrieve sensitive data stored inside special computer components known as HSMs (Hardware Security Modules).
A Top Voting-Machine Firm Calls for Paper Ballots (Jun 11)
Election Systems & Software, which describes itself as the nation's leading elections-equipment provider, has vowed to stop selling paperless electronic voting systems--at least as the "primary voting device in a jurisdiction." And the company is calling on Congress to pass legislation mandating paper ballots and raising security standards for voting machines.
DNS Firewalls Could Prevent Billions in Losses to Cybercrime (Jun 13)
DNS protection could prevent approximately one-third of the total losses due to cybercrime which translates into billions of dollars potentially saved.
Ransomware halts production for days at major airplane parts manufacturer (Jun 11)
ASCO, one of the world's largest suppliers of airplane parts, has ceased production in factories across four countries due to a ransomware infection reported at its plant in Zaventem, Belgium.
Beware Linux users! Vulnerability in Vim or Neovim Editor could compromise your Linux (Jun 11)
Security expert Armin Razmjou recently detected a high-risk arbitrary OS command execution vulnerability (CVE-2019-12735) in Vim and Neovim.
Have I Been Pwned: It’s time to grow up and smell the acquisition potential (Jun 11)
Have I Been Pwned has become a popular tool to find out whether or not you have been involved in a data breach, and after starting life as a one-man-band project, may soon be on the acquisition books.
FBI warns users to be wary of phishing sites abusing HTTPS (Jun 12)
Would you trust a website simply because the connection to it is secured using HTTPS backed by the green padlock symbol?
Millions of Email Servers at Risk from Cryptomining Worm (Jun 14)
Researchers have spotted a major new cyber-attack campaign targeting millions of Linux email servers around the world with a cryptomining malware payload.
Huawei trademarks its own mobile OS following US ban (Jun 13)
Huawei is making moves to sidestep the Trump administration's de facto ban by trademarking its own operating system. The OS, which has reportedly been in the works for years, was named in trademark applications filed in Peru under the name "Hongmeng," for use within nine countries and Europe (although it's been filed under the name "Ark OS" on the continent).
Huawei will not be beaten to death despite $30b hit: Ren Zhengfei (Jun 17)
After finishing with revenues over $100 billion -- 721 billion yuan -- for 2018, Huawei is expecting to drop $30 billion of revenue from its forecast due to the trade war with the United States.
EU says Russia conducted 'sustained' election interference campaign (Jun 16)
The European Union already suspected that Russia was trying to disrupt its parliamentary elections through hacks and other online interference, and now it's directly pointing a finger at the country. EU officials have published a report accusing Russia of orchestrating a "continued and sustained" misinformation campaign during the late May election similar to ones the country tried in the US, France and other countries. It used fake stories to "promote extreme views," stoke political tensions and, sometimes, discourage voter turnout.