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NSA Warns Managed Service Providers Are Now Prime Targets for Cyberattacks

05/11/2022
International cybersecurity authorities issue guidance to help information and communications service providers secure their networks.

Quantum Ransomware Strikes Quickly, How to Prepare and Recover

05/11/2022
NYC-area cybersecurity expert shares the anatomy of a Quantum Ransomware attack and how to prevent, detect and recover from a ransomware attack, in a new article from eMazzanti Technologies.

Material Security Reaches $1.1 Billion Valuation for ‘Zero Trust’ Security on Microsoft and Google Email

05/11/2022
Founders Fund leads $100 million Series-C financing, gaining the email security startup unicorn status two years after its launch.

SpyCloud Report: Fortune 1000 Employees Pose Elevated Cyber Risk to Companies

05/11/2022
Analysis finds 687 million exposed credentials and personally identifiable information (PII) among Fortune 1000 employees, and a 64% password reuse rate.

Cyber-Espionage Attack Drops Post-Exploit Malware Framework on Microsoft Exchange Servers

05/11/2022
IceApple's 18 separate modules include those for data exfiltration, credential harvesting, and file and directory deletion, CrowdStrike warns.

The Danger of Online Data Brokers

05/11/2022
Enterprises should consider online data brokers as part of their risk exposure analysis if they don't already do so.

Vanity URLs Could be Spoofed for Social Engineering Attacks

05/11/2022
Attackers could abuse the vanity subdomains of popular cloud services such as Box.com, Google, and Zoom to mask attacks in phishing campaigns.

Novel Nerbian RAT Lurks Behind Faked COVID Safety Emails

05/11/2022
Malicious emails with macro-enabled Word documents are spreading a never-before-seen remote-access Trojan, researchers say.

What to Patch Now: Actively Exploited Windows Zero-Day Threatens Domain Controllers

05/10/2022
Microsoft's May 2022 Patch Tuesday contains several bugs in ubiquitous software that could affect millions of machines, researchers warn.

US Pledges to Help Ukraine Keep the Internet and Lights On

05/10/2022
US State Department outlines coordinated government effort to provide Ukraine with cybersecurity intelligence, expertise, and resources amid invasion.

Lincoln College Set to Close After Crippling Cyberattack

05/10/2022
COVID-19 and a December 2021 cyberattack combined to put the future of Abraham Lincoln's namesake college in peril.

Cybercriminals Are Increasingly Exploiting Vulnerabilities in Windows Print Spooler

05/10/2022
Kaspersky researchers discovered that cybercriminals made approximately 65,000 attacks between July 2021 and April 2022.

Arctic Wolf Launches Arctic Wolf Labs Focused on Security Operations Research and Intelligence Reporting

05/10/2022
New research-focused division focused on advancing innovation in the field of security operations.

5-Buck DCRat Malware Foretells a Worrying Cyber Future

05/10/2022
The Dark Crystal remote access Trojan (aka DCRat) breaks a few stereotypes, with coding done by a solo developer, using an obscure Web language and offering it at a frighteningly low price.

Onapsis Announces New Offering to Jumpstart Security for SAP Customers

05/10/2022
Company delivers new vulnerability management offering to help resource-constrained organizations combat increasing attacks on mission-critical SAP applications .

Mastering the New CISO Playbook

05/10/2022
How can you safeguard your organization amid global conflict and uncertainty?

How to Check If Your F5 BIG-IP Device Is Vulnerable

05/09/2022
This Tech Tip walks network administrators through the steps to address the latest critical remote code execution vulnerability (CVE-2022-1388) in F5's BIG-IP management interface.

Joker, Other Fleeceware Surges Back Into Google Play

05/09/2022
The infamous Joker threat is back in Google Play, along with other Trojanized mobile apps that secretly sign Android users up for paid subscription services.

Costa Rica Declares State of Emergency Under Sustained Conti Cyberattacks

05/09/2022
Conti's ransomware attack cripples Costa Rica's Treasury, sparking the US to offer a $15M bounty on the group.

5 Tips to Protect Your Career Against a Narcissist

05/09/2022
When you find yourself the target of a narcissist, familiarize yourself with their tactics and learn how to survive.