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2201, 2021

Linux Under Cyberattack, New Phishing Attacks, MFA Pass The Cookie Hack – Cybersecurity News and Trends

January 22nd, 2021|

1. Linux Environment Under Cybersecurity Attack Threat actors are continually leveraging file-less malware installation techniques to target Linux-based systems and evade cybersecurity threat detection tools. According to cybersecurity researchers, a variant of RansomEXX, designed specifically for Linux-based systems, is targeting victims’ computers by encrypting user files with a 256-Bit key. Additionally, threat actors have been seen targeting PostgreSQL databases running [Read More]

1401, 2021

JetBrains Breach, US Formally Blames Russia for SolarWinds Hack; Babuk Ransomware – Cybersecurity News and Trends

January 14th, 2021|

A Widely Used Software Company, An Entry Point For Huge U.S. Government Compromise State intelligence agencies disclosed that a popular software company (JetBrains), based in the Czech Republic and founded by three Russian engineers, is likely the entry point that Russian-sponsored threat actors used to insert back doors into numerous large technology companies and major U.S. government systems. SolarWinds, one [Read More]

3112, 2020

Cybersecurity in 2020: Year End Review

December 31st, 2020|

The year 2020 definitely made its way into everyone’s ‘naughty list’ for different reasons. Of course, COVID-19 was the chief reason, but we shall highlight more reasons in this article. The world faced an overwhelming number of cyber threats in 2020: ransomware attacks increased by 715%; business email compromises (BECs) and phishing exploits were more sophisticated than ever before; third party and state-sponsored supply chain attacks shook [Read More]

1812, 2020

Our Response to the SolarWinds Hack – A Global Cyber Pledge

December 18th, 2020|

Why should I take the #globalcyberpledge? How we're solving cybersecurity by individuals coming together and getting educated? What is the need for continuous improvement? Our privacy and freedom are under attack by foreign, state-sponsored bad actors and we’re standing by letting it happen. Why? Because the answers are right in front of us yet we remain complacent. Back in [Read More]

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