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Lyceum APT Returns, This Time Targeting Tunisian Firms

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The APT, which targets Middle-Eastern energy firms & telecoms, has been relatively quiet since its exposure but not entirely silent. It’s kept up attacks through 2021 and is working...

Fresh APT Harvester Reaps Telco, Government Data

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The group is likely nation-state-backed and is mounting an ongoing spy campaign using custom malware and stealthy tactics. A previously unseen advanced persistent threat (APT) group dubbed Harvester by researchers...
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Damages Escalate Rapidly in Multiparty Data Breaches

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Companies that do not prepare for attacks coming from their vendors are putting themselves at risk of a multiparty breach— where a single compromise can balloon into intrusions of...
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Former NSA Deputy Director William Crowell Joins [redacted] Board of Directors

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SAN FRANCISCO – October 19, 2021 – today announced that William Crowell, the former Deputy Director of the National Security Agency (NSA), has joined the company’s Board of...
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Name That Toon: Bone Dry

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You think you work hard? Come up with a clever caption for the above cartoon and you could be the proud winner of a $25 Amazon gift card. You have four...
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Candy Corn Maker Hit With Ransomware

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A major candy and food company whose treats are among Halloween staples got tricked in a ransomware attack earlier this month that temporarily froze its production systems. Ferrara Candy Co., which makes Brach’s Candy...

Feds Warn BlackMatter Ransomware Gang is Poised to Strike

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An advisory by the CISA, FBI and NSA reveals hallmark tactics of and shares defense tips against the cybercriminal group that’s picked up where its predecessor DarkSide left off. Federal...

Time to Build Accountability Back into Cybersecurity

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Chris Hass, director of information security and research at Automox, discusses how to assign security responsibility, punishment for poor cyber-hygiene and IDing ‘security champions’ to help small businesses. In the...

REvil ransomware disappears after Tor services hijacked

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For the second time this year the REvil ransomware group has disappeared off the grid. Will they come back again? All bets are open. With some pests you hope...

Protect yourself from BlackMatter ransomware: Advice issued

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Due to an increased activity of the BlackMatter ransomware group against US-based entities, the FBI, CISA, and NSA offer advice to better protect against these attacks. Despite promises made...
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