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Threats & Malware, Virus & Malware

How to prepare for and respond to a SolarWinds-type attack

January 6, 2021

Via: CSO Online

If you use the recently compromised SolarWinds Orion monitoring products, you are already reviewing your infrastructure and possibly blocking network access to the servers in your domain. For those of you who do not use the SolarWinds software, this is […]


Network security, Security, Threats & Malware, Vulnerabilities

Hackers Exploiting Recently Disclosed Zyxel Vulnerability

January 5, 2021

Via: Security Week

The attacks, currently small in numbers, target CVE-2020-29583, a vulnerability affecting several Zyxel firewalls and WLAN controllers that was publicly disclosed at the end of December. Firmware updates that remove the bug are already available for some of the affected […]


Cyber-crime, Malware, Threats & Malware, Vulnerabilities

Healthcare organizations faced a 45% increase in attacks since November

January 5, 2021

Via: Security Affairs

Check Point researchers reported a surge in the number of attacks against organizations in the healthcare industry, +45% since November. This is more than double the overall increase observed by the experts in the other sectors on a global scale […]


Cyber-crime, Data loss, Malware, Threats & Malware

Over 500,000 credentials for tens of gaming firm available in the Dark Web

January 5, 2021

Via: Security Affairs

The gaming industry is a privileged target for threat actors, threat actors leaked online over 500,000 stolen credentials belonging to top 25 gaming firms. The alarm was raised by the threat intelligence firm Kela that reported the availability for sale […]


Application security, Security, Threats & Malware, Vulnerabilities

Slack Outage Causing Enterprise Security Hiccups

January 4, 2021

Via: Security Week

At 7:15AM PST, the San Francisco, Calif.-based Slack confirmed users were “having trouble loading channels or connecting to Slack.” No other details were provided on the cause of the outage. Here’s the latest word from Slack: “Customers may have trouble […]


Data loss, Threats & Malware

Apex Laboratory Says Patient Data Stolen in Ransomware Attack

January 4, 2021

Via: Security Week

Established in 1997 and headquartered in Farmingdale, New York, Apex Laboratory provides medical testing services in the New York Metropolitan and surrounding areas. In 2007, Apex opened a South Florida location. In a data breach notification published last week, the […]


Data loss, Hacker, Threats & Malware

Japanese Kawasaki Heavy Industries discloses security breach

December 29, 2020

Via: Security Affairs

Kawasaki Heavy Industries disclosed a security breach, the company discovered unauthorized access to a Japanese company server from multiple overseas offices. Information from its overseas offices might have been stolen as a result of a security breach that took place […]


Threats & Malware, Vulnerabilities

A Google Docs Bug Could Have Allowed Hackers See Your Private Documents

December 29, 2020

Via: The Hacker News

Google has patched a bug in its feedback tool incorporated across its services that could be exploited by an attacker to potentially steal screenshots of sensitive Google Docs documents simply by embedding them in a malicious website. The flaw was […]


Threats & Malware, Virus & Malware, Vulnerabilities

Hackers Amp Up COVID-19 IP Theft Attacks

December 28, 2020

Via: Threat Post

Attackers are looking to the healthcare space as a rich repository of intellectual property (IP) now more than ever, as critical research of COVID-19 therapeutics are developed and Pfizer, Moderna and other biotech firms begin to mass produce vaccines. Several […]


Threats & Malware, Virus & Malware

Ransomware in 2020: A Banner Year for Extortion

December 28, 2020

Via: Threat Post

Remote learning platforms shut down. Hospital chemotherapy appointments cancelled. Ransomware attacks in 2020 dominated as a top threat vector this past year. Couple that with the COVID-19 pandemic, putting strains on the healthcare sector, and we witnessed ransomware exact a […]