Dec 6, 2019   |  By New Net Technologies
New findings from FICO claim that UK card fraud accounts for over half of all losses across Europe. The firm's new European Fraud Map reveals that UK card fraud losses hit over £671 in 2018, representing a 19% increase from the losses accumulated in 2017. UK card fraud losses amount to almost half of the £1.6 billion in total losses recorded across the 19 countries in the European interactive map, including Ukraine, Russia, and Turkey.
Dec 3, 2019   |  By New Net Technologies
The website of Smith & Wesson was targeted by digital skimmers last week as they planted malicious code designed to steal customer payment card information. According to Sanguine Security, the attackers planted a payment skimmer on the Smith & Wesson online store on Wednesday, November 27, during the busy Black Friday holiday shopping weekend. The firm claims that as of Monday, December 2 that the skimming code is still active.
Nov 25, 2019   |  By New Net Technologies
Louisiana Governor John Del Edwards was forced to declare a state of emergency last Friday after suffering a cyberattack that left 10% of the state's computer network servers damaged. Louisiana's Deputy Chief Information Officer, Neal Underwood, claims that the ransomware attack left one in ten of Louisiana's 5,000 computer network servers that power operations across the state damaged in last week's attack.
Nov 19, 2019   |  By New Net Technologies
Macy's has begun notifying some of its online customers that their payment details have been compromised due to Magecart code that compromised parts of their website. The breach notice claims that on October 15, 2019, Macy's was alerted to a suspicious connection between macys.com and another site.
Nov 11, 2019   |  By New Net Technologies
US hosting provider SmarterASP.NET has been hit by a serious ransomware attack that's impacted the websites of its 440,000+ customers. SmarterASP.NET's website and those of its entire customer base went offline yesterday following the attack. According to the notice published today by the company, "Your hosting account was under attack and hackers have encrypted all your data."
Jan 21, 2019   |  By New Net Technologies
Given the latest WannaCry Ransomware epidemic, which infected more than 230,000 users in over 150 countries, it’s vitally important that organizations fully understand the risks associated with using out-of-date systems and software.
Jan 1, 2019   |  By New Net Technologies
Without our help, controlling changes can be one of the biggest challenges facing multi-functional IT Teams. The size of task, process, and coordination of effort often means that changes continue to occur outside of any planned change approvals and the IT team is unable to prevent this from continuing. The solution? NNT’s Managed Change Control Program.
Dec 1, 2018   |  By New Net Technologies
In early 2017, NNT assembled a panel of experts to discuss the increased importance of applying the Center for Internet Security Controls as part of a modern approach to cyber security. The session also highlighted the benefits of combining the CIS Controls with ongoing, real-time compliance monitoring.
Nov 1, 2018   |  By New Net Technologies
Some of us will need therapy during and after an audit - that’s not unusual - but can a Compliance Audit really bring about the same feelings as other forms of grief? Furthermore, if this really is the case then, by extension, could we coach ourselves through the compliance audit process to become more effective at dealing with future audit situations?
Oct 1, 2018   |  By New Net Technologies
Right now, Ransomware is the Great White Shark of cyber-attacks, the most feared malware of all, and both corporate and home users are running scared. And rightly so - Anyone who has had experience with Ransomware, will attest to the agony and disruption. But instead of worrying about an attack, what action can be taken to safely venture back into the water and not necessarily “with a bigger Boat”?
Nov 28, 2019   |  By New Net Technologies
What is a vulnerability scanner and how does it work?
Nov 14, 2019   |  By New Net Technologies
Guide to integrate NNT Change Tracker Gen 7 R2 with MicroFocus (HP) ArcSight Logger.
Nov 1, 2019   |  By New Net Technologies
System Hardening increases protection against cyber attacks. The PCI DSS mandates System hardening as their requirement 2, specifically recommending the Center for Internet Security.
Oct 31, 2019   |  By New Net Technologies
Commercial and open source system configurations generally lack all the necessary security measures needed before deploying into production. These configurations will often times have features and functionalities enabled by default, making them less secure and a prime target for today’s cyber criminals.
Oct 3, 2019   |  By New Net Technologies
NNT are proud to announce our QRadar® Integration App is now officially validated by IBM. The video shows how one installs the extension and uses it.