Information Security News
Infosec seen as a grudge purchase - Security Summit 2014 Press Office
Infosec seen as a grudge purchase. Misdirected information security spend is leading enterprises to see information security as a grudge buy, says SITA's Maiendra Moodley. Issued by: Security Summit 2014. [Johannesburg, 11 March 2014] - ...
US-European Union Issue Cyber Accord
... with ISMG, White House Cybersecurity Coordinator Michael Daniel said his talks with his counterparts among allies in Europe and elsewhere show the need for international cooperation on cybersecurity (see Obama Cyber Coordinator on Global InfoSec).
We got reports for a massive scam sent to colombian users claiming to be from one of the two credit score agencies in Colombia. The agency is called Datacredito, affiliated to experian. The following e-mail was received:
This e-mail poses as an alert for a false negative report to the credit agency. It comes with an attached PDF with the following information:
The file does not show malicious payload when scanned by antimalware software. However, this file has a PDF structure. Ater using PDFStreamDumper for reviewing, the following interesting information appeared:
This PDF has malicious scripting, which instructs the reader to download and execute the URL shown in the previous URL. After downloading the file shown in that URL, which is live at this time, a keylogger is downloaded.
Malicious PDFs are still a problem. If you want to avoid falling into one of this scams, please remember the following:
Infosecurity Interviews (ISC)2's New MD EMEA, Adrian Davis
“More and more people are starting to realize that information security is an actual career, and a nice one at that”, said Davis, who mentioned a “recent realization that you don't have to be a geek to be an infosec professional”. Whilst he ...