Linux Systems are Hackers’ Next Targets

A new article in Tech Republic is predicting that Linux servers and workstations will be the next big target for hackers.  There has been an increase in the tools that are being developed targeting Linux systems, and it’s believed the targets will be Linux systems being used by government and big business. While we traditionally […]

Which cybersecurity failures cost companies the most and which defenses have the highest ROI?

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) scientists have created a cryptographic platform that allows companies to securely share data on cyber attacks they suffered and the monetary cost of their cybersecurity failures without worrying about revealing sensitive information to their competitors or damaging their own reputation. The SCRAM platform allows defenders to learn from past attacks […]

Bank of Seychelles hit by a ransomware attack

The Development Bank of Seychelles (DBS) was hit by a ransomware attack disclose the Central Bank of Seychelles (CBS).     The Central Bank of Seychelles (CBS) disclosed via a press statement that the Development Bank of Seychelles (DBS) was hit by a ransomware attack. DBS is a joint venture by the Seychelles government and some […]

Cybersecurity lessons learned from data breaches and brand trust matters

Your brand is a valuable asset, but it’s also a great attack vector. Threat actors exploit the public’s trust of your brand when they phish under your name or when they counterfeit your products. The problem gets harder because you engage with the world across so many digital platforms – the web, social media, mobile […]

CISA published an advisory on China-linked groups targeting government agencies by exploiting flaws in Microsoft Exchange, Citrix, Pulse, and F5 systems

CISA published a security advisory warning of a wave of attacks carried out by China-linked APT groups affiliated with China’s Ministry of State Security. Chinese state-sponsored hackers have probed US government networks looking for vulnerable networking devices that could be compromised with exploits for recently disclosed vulnerabilities. “The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has consistently observed […]

Divisive political climate stirs up hacktivist activity, and businesses are not immune

Pictured: Anti-mask protesters clash with Black Lives Matter counter-protesters in Columbus, Ohio last July. (Megan Jelinger/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images) As the 2020 presidential election nears, the U.S. populace is as divided as it has been in a long time – and the tempestuous climate could lead to a surge in activity among hacktivists seeking […]

Feds Propose ‘911’ Emergency Call for Reporting Security Flaws; Experts Warn It’s Easier Said Than Done

CISA drafts directive to create a vulnerability disclosure policy for government websites and apps Agency seeks to centralize the effort via a standard vulnerability disclosure platform service next spring Cybersecurity veteran Katie Moussouris warns that the success of the directive largely hinges on triage and response The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has announced […]

Hidden Cobra APT Hackers Attack Japanese Organisations Via Obfuscation Malware & Remote SMB Tool

Recently, the hidden cobra APT threat actors attacked Japanese organizations through obfuscation malware. This malware downloads and administers all the modules, and then it’s saved as a .drv file in a folder like C:¥Windows¥System32¥ and operate as assistance. Hidden Cobra is also known as Lazarus is a North Korean APT hacker group that has been involved […]