SpiderLabs, a team of ethical hackers that fights cybercrime, recently posted a blog about a recent zero day offer to attack Windows that demonstrates how such offerings are marketed and becoming more common.
Zero day is a disclosed software vulnerability that hackers can exploit to attack computer programs, data, additional computers or a network, according to Wikipedia. SpiderLabs is a part of Trustwave, a company that helps businesses fight cybercrime, protect data and reduce security risk.
SpiderLabs notified Microsoft about the zero day offering and continues to monitor the situation. The blog is titled, “Zero Day Auction for the Masses.”Cyber Crime [...]
In one of the first cases of its kind, ever, a cybersecurity firm was sued by its client, a casino operator for it alleged lack of quality in an investigation following a breach of the casino operator’s system.
This case could potentially set a new precedent entirely in the field of cyber law. A Las Vegas-based (where else?) casino operator has sued cybersecurity firm Trustwave for, in essence, allegedly failing to conduct a competent investigation.
A legal complaint was filed by casino operator Affinity Gaming in a Las Vegas federal court against security firm Trustwave in December 2015.The Background
In the aftermath of a network breach that [...]