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23 07, 2021

Printer Vulnerability CVE-2021-3438, China Attacks Microsoft, Pulse Secure VPN Cyberattack, Pegasus Spyware Compromised, Kaseya Ransomware Decryption Key

2021-07-23T12:38:08-07:00July 23rd, 2021|

1.  A 16-year-old Printer Vulnerability CVE-2021-3438 (CVSS score: 8.8) Impacts Millions of Infrastructures A 16-year-old vulnerability was discovered in popular corporate printers that allow hackers to gain administrative rights to perform several activities on systems, including the ability to install rogue programs, view, change, encrypt or wipe data. This critical vulnerability is prevalent in HP, Samsung, ...

9 07, 2021

The Kaseya Ransomware Attack SME Breakdown, DOD Data Left Unprotected, Morgan Stanley Data Breach & Email Exploitation

2021-07-09T09:58:45-07:00July 9th, 2021|

1.  Kaseya Ransomware Attackers Demand A $70 Million Ransom An affiliate of the notorious REvil ransomware gang compromised Kaseya’s virtual systems administrator (VSA) software. The Russian-linked attackers compromised the backend architecture of the IT infrastructure management tool. They used its notification capability to send a malicious update to VSA servers running on client environments. Thus, ...

2 07, 2021

LinkedIn Data Breach, Ransomware Payment Legislation, US Payment Processing Data Security, Google Compute Engine Vulnerability, NIST Critical Software

2021-07-02T08:36:24-07:00July 2nd, 2021|

1.  700 million LinkedIn Users Impacted By a Data Breach The corporate social network, LinkedIn, experienced a significant data breach that affected 92% of its user base. This incident was announced by the malicious actors, who successfully accessed sensitive user data by misusing API functionalities to conduct unauthorized data scraping activities. According to security researchers, ...

30 06, 2021

4 Reasons Why Ransomware Works

2021-07-16T13:21:26-07:00June 30th, 2021|

Putting everything else aside, there’s one thing you can’t deny about ransomware: It’s good business. After all, what would most businesses do for a 56% conversion rate? How about 56% on a $300,000 product? Ransomware, at least in the modern sense, is only about seven years old. Yet it’s already a multi-billion-dollar problem, for everyone ...

18 06, 2021

Double Ransomware Attacks, Carnival Cruise’s Data Breach, REvil Compromises U.S. Nuclear Weapons Contractor, CVS Gets Hacked, G7 Cracks Down On Russia

2021-06-18T09:02:19-07:00June 18th, 2021|

1.  After Paying Off The First Ransomware Demand, Most Firms Face A Second Ransomware Attack Security experts discovered that ransomware attackers deploy secondary ransomware attacks against firms that pay off initial ransom demands. After paying off a ransom demand, firms often receive a decryptor for their hijacked systems. However, most attackers corrupt hijacked systems by ...

14 06, 2021

Chinese Threat Actors Target NY MTA, Surge in Brokerage Account Hacks, Fake Encrypted Chat Platform Anom Lures Criminals, Ransomware Attacks Prioritized as Terrorism

2021-06-18T08:51:42-07:00June 14th, 2021|

1.  Chinese Threat Actors Target New York’s MTA Chinese-sponsored threat actors leveraged Pulse Secure vulnerabilities to compromise systems belonging to the New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA). It is unclear why state-sponsored actors targeted the MTA. Still, security experts investigating the case speculate that China may be trying to obtain sensitive information on U.S. transit ...

8 06, 2021

|Press Release| Aiden Technologies Secures $2.9 Million in Funding to Empower Organizations with Automated Endpoint Management Solution

2021-06-18T10:46:22-07:00June 8th, 2021|

Former US Cyber Czar Richard A. Clarke Joins Right Side Capital Management and Cybersecurity Industry Luminaries in Seed Round Plano, Texas – June 8th, 2021 – Aiden Technologies, a leading solutions provider of software deployment and patch management solutions for Microsoft Windows, today announced that the company has raised $2.9 million in its seed ...

4 06, 2021

Antivirus Softwares Vulnerable to ‘Cut and Mouse’, JBS Foods Cyber-Attack, Ransomware Hinders Criminal Prosecutions, US Supreme Court Restricts CFAA, US Nuclear Bunker Secrets Discovered

2021-06-07T09:14:26-07:00June 4th, 2021|

1.  Security researchers reveal stealthy techniques to bypass antivirus tools and ransomware defenses Security researchers discovered significant vulnerabilities in popular antivirus tools, which could be exploited to deactivate protective mechanisms to launch ransomware attacks and other malicious operations. According to said researchers, of the 29 antivirus tools evaluated, 14 were found susceptible to the 'Ghost ...

3 06, 2021

3 Emerging Technologies For Achieving Zero Trust

2021-06-23T08:51:44-07:00June 3rd, 2021|

(Zero) Trust What effect does trust have in cybersecurity? To understand, we might consider what happened in late March, 1999, when millions of people received emails from their friends, family and coworkers. In each case, the format was the same. Title: “Important Message from [Name of Sender].” Message: “Here is that document you asked ...

21 05, 2021

Colonial Pipeline ransomware attack fallout, President Biden’s executive cybersecurity order, triple extortion, Truist Bank spear-phishing campaign, AXA Insurance becomes victim

2021-05-21T14:21:09-07:00May 21st, 2021|

1.  Congress introduced two bills in the wake of the Colonial Pipeline ransomware attack Following the recent ransomware attack against Colonial Pipeline, which caused gas shortages in several states, the U.S. Congress introduced two bipartisan bills designed to mitigate cybersecurity weaknesses across the nation’s critical infrastructure, including the oil and gas sector. The first congressional ...

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