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July 19, 2017

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SambaCry Vulnerability Used to Deploy Backdoors on NAS Devices “Running on older versions of the Samba file-sharing server” An unknown entity is using the SambaCry security vulnerability to install a backdoor Trojan on Linux devices. According to TrendMicro, most of the attacks are tied to NAS devices which ship with the Samba server that provides […]

 

Posted by: Tyler Trainer

 
July 19, 2017

My First Trendjack Experience at 10Fold

As a new addition to the 10Fold team, as well as being new to the cybersecurity practice in general, it has been important for me to monitor the news on a daily basis in order to get familiar with trending topics and identify what it is my clients can speak to with authority. Although many […]

 

Posted by: Tyler Trainer

 
July 18, 2017

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Dow Jones is the latest company to expose customer records on a cloud server “2.2 million records left unsecured” DowJones & Co. are the latest in a sequence of large firms to leave massive amounts of private customer data on unsecured cloud servers. Similar to the Verizon error recently, Dow Jones consumer data was found […]

 

Posted by: Tyler Trainer

 
July 18, 2017

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  India’s Religare says it suffers cyber attack “Financial services suffer attacks” India’s Religare financial services has undergone a cyber attacks, however its systems have remained unbreached with all sensitive information secured from the “medium severity” incident. Religare offers a broad range of financial services including equities and commodity trading. The firm has stated that […]

 

Posted by: Tyler Trainer

 
July 17, 2017

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Trump Hotels caught up in data breach (again) “Third breach in 3 years” Trump hotels has yet again suffered another breach of sensitive systems. Last week the company released a statement on its website that it was affected by a cyberattack on Sabre Corp, which handles reservations for more than 36,000 properties. Hackers who profited […]

 

Posted by: Tyler Trainer

 
July 17, 2017

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The 15 biggest data breaches of the 21st century “Highlights need for infosec upgrades” Data breaches are, unfortunately, daily occurrences that end up exposing millions to undue risk. CSO have compiled a list of the 15 biggest breaches of this century, with criteria that includes damage to companies, insurers, and customer account holders. In many […]

 

Posted by: Tyler Trainer

 
July 12, 2017

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IoT Devices Plagued by Lesser-Known Security Hole “Massive exposure for IoT devices” IoT device security is often challenged on the public internet. Most recently, MQTT communications have been found by researchers at Black Hat that the 90’s era protocol can be easily manipulated to access many sensitive machines. In the past, these processes have been […]

 

Posted by: Tyler Trainer

 
July 10, 2017

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Hard Rock, Loews hotels admit data breach “Theft of info possible” Hard Rock Hotels and Casinos as well as Loews Hotels have alerted customers that a recent breach may have exposed their sensitive information to hackers. Both seems to be ties to the same platform that holds third-party reservations, SynXis, which began informing client hotels […]

 

Posted by: Tyler Trainer

 
July 6, 2017

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‘NotPetya’ Hackers Demand $256,000 In Bitcoin To Cure Ransomware Victims “One of biggest attacks leaves many with a big bill” Some of the largest industrial firms were infected by the ‘NotPetya’ ransomware and those responsible are demanding 100 Bitcoin, or about $256,000, to decrypt the victims files. A post on Pastebin by an anonymous user […]

 

Posted by: Tyler Trainer

 
July 5, 2017

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Windows 10 Is Getting A Clever New Way To Fight Off Ransomware “New ability added to Windows Defender” The built-in Windows anti-malware application has been outfitted with a new protective mechanism. ‘Controlled Folder Access’ allows only recognized trustworthy devices and users to access the files that you activate the feature for. Medicare data breach: Alan […]

 

Posted by: Tyler Trainer