FBI, DOJ Disrupt Botnet of Hacked Routers

The US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) seized control of a server connected to the VPNFilter botnet, a collection of roughly 500,000 hacked routers and network attached storage devices, on Wednesday. It was widely speculated attackers behind the botnet were gearing up for an attack on Ukraine this weekend.




Friday Five: 5/18 Edition

Malicious Android apps, hospital leaks, and more - catch up on the week's infosec news with this roundup!


Emerson Owes BladeRoom $30M in IP Theft Case

A jury ruled that Emerson Electric stole proprietary data center designs from BladeRoom, putting a close to a long running trade secrets lawsuit. The ruling comes a month after Facebook settled with the British manufacturing firm over similar charges.



What is COBIT?

Learn about Control Objectives for Information and Related Technologies, or COBIT, the goals of the framework, the benefits, how it can help companies meet compliance, and more in Data Protection 101, our series on the fundamentals of information security.



Friday Five: 5/11 Edition

Supply chain risk management advice, a GDPR primer, and more - catch up with the week's infosec news with this roundup!



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