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10 08, 2017

Next on Your Summer Reading List: Cisco’s Midyear Report

By | August 10th, 2017|Vulnerability & Threat Management|Comments Off on Next on Your Summer Reading List: Cisco’s Midyear Report on Next on Your Summer Reading List: Cisco’s Midyear Report

Cisco releases its Bible–length cybersecurity report. Aside from the stats, makes a Hail Mary to improve security (and management) through vendor consolidation.
4 08, 2017

CVEs Abound, But Not Enough to Secure the Enterprise

By | August 4th, 2017|Vulnerability & Threat Management|Comments Off on CVEs Abound, But Not Enough to Secure the Enterprise on CVEs Abound, But Not Enough to Secure the Enterprise

While MITRE improves catalog methods, it still falls short to improve vulnerability management programs and prioritization to tackle today’s threats.
28 06, 2017

Petya NotPetya? Ransomware NotRansomware?

By | June 28th, 2017|Cybercrime|Comments Off on Petya NotPetya? Ransomware NotRansomware? on Petya NotPetya? Ransomware NotRansomware?

A day after the Petya attack outbreak, we’re left with a plenty of questions and a bit more insight.
27 06, 2017

Petya Ransomware Attack: What We Know So Far

By | June 27th, 2017|Cybercrime|Comments Off on Petya Ransomware Attack: What We Know So Far on Petya Ransomware Attack: What We Know So Far

Petya (or NotPetya) spread quickly across Europe and the US, affecting business, government agencies and critical infrastructure
14 06, 2017

Beware ErraticGopher

By | June 14th, 2017|Patch Tuesday|Comments Off on Beware ErraticGopher on Beware ErraticGopher

Another Microsoft Patch Tuesday party yesterday, fixing lots of vulnerabilities that have been exploited in the wild — with some really stellar exploit names
24 05, 2017

Why We’re Still Talking About WannaCry and You Should Too

By | May 24th, 2017|Cybercrime|Comments Off on Why We’re Still Talking About WannaCry and You Should Too on Why We’re Still Talking About WannaCry and You Should Too

It’s been two weeks since the WannaCry ransomware attack — ages in cyber time — and new threats seem to be brewing. But there’s still lessons to be learned and action to be taken against this type of threat.
15 05, 2017

Does WannaCry Mark a New Era of Global, Distributed Cybercrime?

By | May 15th, 2017|Threat Intelligence|Comments Off on Does WannaCry Mark a New Era of Global, Distributed Cybercrime? on Does WannaCry Mark a New Era of Global, Distributed Cybercrime?

In 2017, the Skybox Security Research Lab predicted a new business model, distributed cybercrime, which it predicted would result in a global malware outbreak. WannaCry was an example of such an outbreak.
9 05, 2017

Windows “Crazy–Bad” Zero–Day

By | May 9th, 2017|Vulnerability & Threat Management|Comments Off on Windows “Crazy–Bad” Zero–Day on Windows “Crazy–Bad” Zero–Day

A zero–day RCE vulnerability affecting many Windows OS products has been referred to as “the worst Windows remote code exec in recent memory.”