Tag Archives: ISA

In Today’s News

Source: Internet Security Alliance Daily Brief (9/13/2011) Russia’s embassy in UK says hackers hit website. September 11, Reuters – Russia’s embassy in London said on Sunday its website crashed in a suspected hacking attack just before Prime Minister David Cameron begins the first visit by a British leader to Moscow since the 2006 killing in London of a Kremlin critic.… Read More »

In Today’s News

Source: Internet Security Alliance Daily Brief (9/12/2011) Anonymous is not so anonymous anymore. September 12, Washington Post – The computer hackers, chat-room denizens and young people who make up the loosely affiliated Internet collective have drawn the attention of the FBI, the Department of Homeland Security and other federal investigators. What was once a small group of pranksters has become… Read More »

In Today’s News

Source: Internet Security Alliance Daily Brief (09/08/2011) New trojan masquerades as Microsoft enforcement-ware. September 7, The Register – Malware-makers have created a strain of ransomware trojan that masquerades as a Microsoft utility. The Ransom-AN trojan claims a user’s Windows machine is running an unlicensed copy of Windows, and threatens to cripple the computer unless $143 is paid to obtain an… Read More »

Cybersecurity is Focus of New Bills

Source: Politico House lawmakers have returned from the August recess resolved to fight the nation’s cyber adversaries with a flurry of new legislative proposals aiming to boost security of public and private networks and infrastructure. Key House members are readying a series of bills that address a variety of issues — from toughening law enforcement of cybercrimes to… Read More »

In Today’s News (ISA)

Source: Internet Security Alliance (8/29/2011) Illegal keygen for well-known AV solution leads to infection. August 26, Help Net Security – An illegal key generator for the recently released latest version of the TrustPort Internet Security solution brings trouble to unsuspecting users, warns BitDefender. Bundled with the keygen is a trojan that injects itself into explorer.exe and adds a list of exceptions… Read More »