Monthly Archives: March 2012

Mastercard, Visa Warn of Possible Security Breach: CNBC

MasterCard and Visa are warning banks about a possible security breach at a U.S.-based processor that could affect millions of credit-card holders

via Mastercard, Visa Warn of Possible Security Breach: Report   – US  Business News – CNBC.

Researchers find new type of ‘fileless’ malware

Researchers have discovered an extremely rare and possibly unique form of “fileless” malware that executes entirely in memory without the need to save any files to the hard drive of a victim’s PC.

The latest discovery was made by Kaspersky Lab, which received reports of a malware attack hitting a common Java vulnerability (CVE-2011-3544) on Russian websites, but without appearing to drop any files in order to instigate a conventional Trojan attack

via Researchers find new type of ‘fileless’ malware.

Cloud security registry slow to catch on

Last August the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) announced at the Black Hat security conference in Las Vegas a registry that it hoped would serve as a place for prospective cloud users to go to easily inspect and compare cloud vendors’ security controls. But to date, only three companies have submitted their cloud security data, making the registry of limited use

via Cloud security registry slow to catch on.