Category Archives: Breach
SC Media spoke to Ron Gula, former NSA hacker and cybersecurity investor through Gula Tech Adventures, who has advised Congress and the White House, about what President Joe Biden’s first 100 days in office should look like from a cyber perspective.
Cybersecurity firm SonicWall disclosed Friday night that hackers attacked the company’s internal networks by first exploiting zero-day vulnerabilities in its very own secure remote access products. SC Media received an anonymous tip Friday that SonicWall had suffered an attack, but did not get confirmation ahead of the disclosure by the company. SonicWall, whose product line…
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Based on the malware features, the researchers said the attackers use the compromised systems for further attacks, spreading laterally across the victim company’s network, or launching attacks on outside targets while masquerading as the compromised company.
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With all eyes on the inauguration, lessons in the convergence of physical and digital security emerge
Washington, D.C. is on high alert, extending a special designation for security that always applies to inaugurations to Jan. 21, and calling in the National Guard. But in the wake of the attack on the Capitol, protection of digital assets is paramount.
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Tactics expose the need for organizations to develop cohesive playbooks for breaches affecting hybrid environments.
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Researchers have found a fourth strain of malware – Raindrop – that was used in the SolarWinds supply chain attack, a loader similar to the Teardrop tool. But while Teardrop was delivered by the original Sunburst backdoor in early July 2020, Raindrop was used just under two weeks later for spreading laterally across the victim’s…
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IoT networking device vendor Ubiquiti experienced a breach of a web portal it uses to manage remote devices and as a support portal. The web servers stored information pertaining to user profiles for the account.ui.com portal that Ubiquiti makes available to customers who bought one of its router or webcam products, a ZDNet report said.…
Organizations that can show they did their due diligence in protecting medical information will be better off, should a breach occur.
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SC Media spoke to author and former CISO Neil Daswani about his upcoming new book “Big Breaches: Cybersecurity Lessons for Everyone.”
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