A ‘Colossal’ Ransomware Attack Hits Hundreds Of U.S. Companies, A Security Firm Says

REvil, a Russian-affiliated hacker group, has infected some 200 companies with ransomware. It concerns a supply chain attack that may have started at Kaseya, a supplier of management software. Customers using a product to remotely manage computers and mobile devices, are advised to disable the program. Check out link for more details. A ‘Colossal’ RansomwareContinue reading “A ‘Colossal’ Ransomware Attack Hits Hundreds Of U.S. Companies, A Security Firm Says”

Kaseya VSA Users Hit by Ransomware, (Fri, Jul 2nd)

We are aware that some MSSP’s customers (Managed Security Services Providers) have been hit by a ransomware. It seems that four(4) MSSP’s have been affected until now. The ransomware was spread through the remote management solution “VSA”  provided by Kaseya[1]. This looks to be a brand new type of supply chain attack. What we know so far?Continue reading “Kaseya VSA Users Hit by Ransomware, (Fri, Jul 2nd)”

XKEYSCORE Spy Program Revealed by Snowden Still a Problem

The US Civil Liberties Oversight Board presented to the government the results of an investigation into XKEYSCORE late last year. The Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board (PCLOB) has conducted a classified investigation into the government’s surveillance program XKEYSCORE, but one of the investigators disagrees. Through the XKEYSCORE program, the US National Security Agency analyzedContinue reading “XKEYSCORE Spy Program Revealed by Snowden Still a Problem”

Hackers tried to poison California water supply in major cyberattack

Hackers tried to poison California water supply in major cyberattack On January 15 this year, a hacker tried to poison the water at a water treatment plant that serves part of the San Francisco Bay Area.  According to NBC News, which obtained a report from the Northern California Regional Intelligence Center, the attacker gained access….readContinue reading “Hackers tried to poison California water supply in major cyberattack”

Cisco Secure: Supporting NIST Cybersecurity Framework — CyberSecurity News

Extending the alignment to include more Cisco products Why should you care? With so many security frameworks, it can be difficult to know where to start from. While many organizations are challenged with managing and improving their cybersecurity programs against the dynamic threat landscape, it’s not easy to pick one framework over another. So where […]Continue reading “Cisco Secure: Supporting NIST Cybersecurity Framework — CyberSecurity News”

Akamai outage was caused by an issue with its Prolexic DDoS protection service — CyberSecurity News

An outage suffered by CDN, cybersecurity and cloud services provider Akamai was caused by an issue with its Prolexic DDoS attack protection service. CDN, cybersecurity and cloud services provider Akamai revealed that the recent outage suffered by the company was caused by a problem with its Prolexic DDoS attack protection service. The Prolexic Routed DDoS […]Continue reading “Akamai outage was caused by an issue with its Prolexic DDoS protection service — CyberSecurity News”

North Korea Exploited VPN Flaw to Hack South’s Nuclear Research Institute — Malware Devil

South Korea’s state-run Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute (KAERI) on Friday disclosed that its internal network was infiltrated by suspected attackers operating out of its northern counterpart. The intrusion is said to have taken place on May 14 through a vulnerability in an unnamed virtual private network (VPN) vendor and involved a total of 13… NorthContinue reading “North Korea Exploited VPN Flaw to Hack South’s Nuclear Research Institute — Malware Devil”

Accidental Insider Leaks Prove Major Source of Risk — CyberSecurity News

Accidental Insider Leaks Prove Major Source of Risk Research reports highlight growing concerns around insider negligence that leads to data breaches. While malicious insiders often make headlines, most enterprise data leaks are accidental — caused by end users who fail to follow corporate security policy or try to work around it. The “2020 Cost of […]Continue reading “Accidental Insider Leaks Prove Major Source of Risk — CyberSecurity News”

India-China Cyber Asymmetry: Act Now

This is a regular working day in Mumbai, India. The lines outside the ATMs and Bank tellers are getting serpentine, and people are losing their patience, the banking servers have crashed. In a short while stock market Servers crash, and airlines & train bookings are not accessible. Airliners in the air and trains on the tracksContinue reading “India-China Cyber Asymmetry: Act Now”