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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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Five Radware customers received extortion letters in December and January threatening a DDoS attack if they did not pay five bitcoin (worth about $200,000) from a group that wanted the victims to believe they were from Fancy Bear, Lazarus Group and the Armada Collective. The threat group first attacked late last summer and in the…
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Joe Slowik, senior security researcher at DomainTools, spoke to SC Media about how the SolarWind attackers remained undetected for so long, and how domain data could be used to weaponize network observables against sophisticated attackers.
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As work from home extends into 2021, remote access performance and security will continue to dominate enterprise budgets and priorities. Accommodating remote users “long-term will lead to phase two of remote access investment,” according to a report from Cato Networks that surveyed 2,376 IT leaders about budgets, purchase plans, future of remote work and secure…
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Cybercrime is a plague on all industries, but a technology-borne problem at its core. So it makes sense that leading IT experts and infosec solution providers would step up to provide key advice to the tech community on how to protect customers from prevalent cyberthreats. To that end, the nonprofit IT trade association CompTIA this month officially…
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The effectiveness of this operation serves as a reminder of the risks of openly sharing and storing plain-text network credentials or sensitive network access instructions on internet-accessible apps or servers.
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With public administration apps, the number that went a year with an unpatched security flaw dropped to 67 percent, and nine other sectors ranged between 50 and 60 percent, according to research from WhiteHat Security.
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