Rene Millman
Dark web ads offering access to corporate networks increase sevenfold
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hacking

Dark web ads offering access to corporate networks increase sevenfold

New report shines a light on hackers offering “access for sale” to other cyber criminals
28 Jul 2021
Number of hacking tools increasing as cyber criminals become more organized
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hacking

Number of hacking tools increasing as cyber criminals become more organized

HP report finds that latest tools can overcome CAPTCHA challenges
28 Jul 2021
Most employees put their workplace at risk by taking cyber security shortcuts
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cyber security

Most employees put their workplace at risk by taking cyber security shortcuts

New survey finds much evidence of password reuse and personal devices on the network
27 Jul 2021
Criminals target Discord to spread malware
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live chat

Criminals target Discord to spread malware

Gamers have credentials and financial info stolen from them in a new campaign
26 Jul 2021
What is BYOD?
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Business strategy

What is BYOD?

We explain what Bring Your Own Device means and how to implement a successful company strategy
26 Jul 2021
Mitre reveals the most dangerous software vulnerabilities
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Software

Mitre reveals the most dangerous software vulnerabilities

The list was published to create analytical rigor “instead of subjective surveys and opinions”
23 Jul 2021
What is Maze Ransomware?
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ransomware

What is Maze Ransomware?

This Windows ransomware has targeted many organizations worldwide
22 Jul 2021
CISA warns of disguised malware on hacked Pulse Secure devices
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malware

CISA warns of disguised malware on hacked Pulse Secure devices

CISA lists several tasks administrators can complete to boost security
22 Jul 2021
5 best mechanical keyboards of 2021
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Hardware

5 best mechanical keyboards of 2021

Mechanical keyboards for when you want the feel and feedback that most normal keyboards lack
20 Jul 2021
Hackers abuse single bit change in Intel CPU register to evade detection
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malware

Hackers abuse single bit change in Intel CPU register to evade detection

Palo Alto Networks discovers that Trap Flag is being abused to notify malware it is being analyzed
20 Jul 2021
7 Best Keyboards of 2021
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Hardware

7 Best Keyboards of 2021

From writers to gamers, a good keyboard is a worthwhile investment
19 Jul 2021
Telepresence medical robot market set to reach $159.5 million by 2028
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automation

Telepresence medical robot market set to reach $159.5 million by 2028

Increasing adoption of robots in health care settings and product innovations are contributing to the market's growth
19 Jul 2021
AWS launches HealthLake to help health care organizations query medical data
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big data

AWS launches HealthLake to help health care organizations query medical data

Cloud-based services and solutions could personalize patient care and bring new therapies to market
16 Jul 2021
SonicWall warns of imminent ransomware campaign on VPN hardware
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virtual private network (VPN)

SonicWall warns of imminent ransomware campaign on VPN hardware

Current and legacy secure VPN appliances under attack now
16 Jul 2021
Study: Cryptocurrency value spikes encourage more illicit mining
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cryptocurrencies

Study: Cryptocurrency value spikes encourage more illicit mining

Researchers tracked Modero cryptocurrency and illicit mining for nearly three years
15 Jul 2021
New ransomware group is attacking US firms and educational establishments
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ransomware

New ransomware group is attacking US firms and educational establishments

Mespinoza hacking gang hits organizations with ransom demands as high as $1.6 million
15 Jul 2021
Red Hat Kubernetes management update aims to boost hybrid cloud automation
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cloud computing

Red Hat Kubernetes management update aims to boost hybrid cloud automation

Red Hat Advanced Cluster Management for Kubernetes 2.3 also promises tighter integration with Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform
14 Jul 2021
Interpol calls for more action to prevent "ransomware pandemic"
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cyber security

Interpol calls for more action to prevent "ransomware pandemic"

Secretary General Jürgen Stock calls for a global coalition to fight the growing number of attacks
13 Jul 2021
83% of developers suffer from burnout
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software development

83% of developers suffer from burnout

High workloads and inefficient processes contribute to coder exhaustion
12 Jul 2021
84% of organizations experienced phishing or ransomware attacks in the last year
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ransomware

84% of organizations experienced phishing or ransomware attacks in the last year

New research finds half of US firms are not effective in countering cyber threats
12 Jul 2021
How to use Chromecast without Wi-Fi
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Mobile

How to use Chromecast without Wi-Fi

Google’s streaming stick is a great travelling companion, but how can you use Chromecast without Wi-Fi?
9 Jul 2021
Researchers spot opportunistic phishing attacks in wake of Kaseya VSA ransomware
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phishing

Researchers spot opportunistic phishing attacks in wake of Kaseya VSA ransomware

Phishing campaign claims to offer emergency patches to fix vulnerable software
9 Jul 2021
Morgan Stanley admits to breach after Accellion FTA hack
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hacking

Morgan Stanley admits to breach after Accellion FTA hack

Investment bank said social security numbers and sensitive personal information were stolen during the raid
9 Jul 2021
Android crypto mining scam hits 93,000 victims
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cryptocurrencies

Android crypto mining scam hits 93,000 victims

More than 170 apps claimed to offer users cloud-based crypto mining for a fee
8 Jul 2021
Ryuk ransomware is now targeting web servers
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ransomware

Ryuk ransomware is now targeting web servers

Researchers discover that new functionality has been added to the malware to increase damage
7 Jul 2021
Russian Cozy Bear hackers reportedly attacked the Republican party
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hacking

Russian Cozy Bear hackers reportedly attacked the Republican party

The same hackers are thought to be behind the recent SolarWinds campaign and cyber espionage targeting COVID-19 vaccine development
7 Jul 2021
Lazarus hackers target engineers using malware-laced job ads
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phishing

Lazarus hackers target engineers using malware-laced job ads

The notorious hacking group has returned with a new phishing campaign in the US and Europe
6 Jul 2021
What is flash storage?
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solid state storage (SSD)

What is flash storage?

It’s touted as being faster than traditional hard drives, but what is flash storage and how does it work?
6 Jul 2021
Up to 1,500 organizations compromised in Kaseya ransomware attack
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ransomware

Up to 1,500 organizations compromised in Kaseya ransomware attack

The White House has urged potential victims of the attack to report their security concerns to the Internet Crime Complaint Center
6 Jul 2021
Diavol ransomware linked to Trickbot botnet
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ransomware

Diavol ransomware linked to Trickbot botnet

Security researchers find links between Diavol malware and the Wizard Spider crime gang
2 Jul 2021
Indexsinas SMB worm is targeting Windows servers vulnerable to EternalBlue
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malware

Indexsinas SMB worm is targeting Windows servers vulnerable to EternalBlue

The self-propagating vulnerability remains a threat despite being patched years ago
2 Jul 2021
Babuk ransomware returns to target corporate networks
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ransomware

Babuk ransomware returns to target corporate networks

A new version of the Babuk builder has appeared, despite the gang 'retiring' at the end of 2020
2 Jul 2021
CISA publishes ransomware self-assessment tool
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ransomware

CISA publishes ransomware self-assessment tool

The auditing software will enable organizations to evaluate how well they are protected against threats
2 Jul 2021
Organizations at risk from misconfigured SaaS installations
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software as a service (SaaS)

Organizations at risk from misconfigured SaaS installations

Half of security teams delegate SaaS security to users, survey finds
30 Jun 2021
Department of Health and Human Services must improve cyber security info sharing
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Security

Department of Health and Human Services must improve cyber security info sharing

GAO report finds HHS has made progress, but better coordination would increase health care security
30 Jun 2021