Overview of security incidents from June 26 to July 2, 2021

Overview of security incidents from June 26 to July 2, 2021 New attacks by hackers who hacked SolarWinds, data leaks of hundreds of millions of users, attacks with the exploitation of critical vulnerabilities in the Windows print spooler service and Cisco ASA, secret documents of the UK Department of Defense forgotten at a bus stop…Continue reading “Overview of security incidents from June 26 to July 2, 2021”

How Hackers Used Slack to Break into EA Games

The hackers requested a multifactor authentication token from EA IT through Slack to access the corporate network. The cybercriminal group, which stole over 780 gigabytes of confidential data from Electronic Arts, hacked into the networks of a video game publisher by tricking one of its employees through the corporate messenger Slack. How Hackers Used Slack to BreakContinue reading “How Hackers Used Slack to Break into EA Games”

Trust is enough, right?

I have been thinking a lot about trust. The core component of all relationships large and small is trust. Blockchain is supposed to “automate” trust. As crazy as that may sound, I sure do hope it holds, ahem, true. Specifically as it relates to our daily lives, digital rights management, meaning access to Hulu, Disney+,Continue reading “Trust is enough, right?”