German Hospital Hit by Ransomware, Patient Dies After Being Redirected

A patient died after being redirected to another medical facility as the result of a German hospital having suffered a ransomware infection. On September 17, the Associated Press reported that a woman who needed urgent medical attention died after bein… Continue reading German Hospital Hit by Ransomware, Patient Dies After Being Redirected

Maze Gang Distributed Ransomware Payload Inside VM

The gang responsible for the Maze ransomware family conducted an attack in which they distributed their malware payload inside of a virtual machine (VM). Sophos’ Managed Threat Response (MTR) observed the technique in action while investigating an atta… Continue reading Maze Gang Distributed Ransomware Payload Inside VM

Staples Discloses Data Breach Exposing ‘Limited’ Customer Information

US-based Office Superstore, Staples, has recently disclosed a data breach that exposed the order details of nearly 2,500 customers. “We recently learned of unauthorized access to a limited number of non-sensitive customer order data on Staples.com, whi… Continue reading Staples Discloses Data Breach Exposing ‘Limited’ Customer Information

Adopting Quantum Cryptography: Why Y2Q Will Be Too Late

 Standards bodies, government organizations and research centers are weighing in on preparing for the threat that quantum computers pose to encryption. The latest from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST): “The race to protect sen… Continue reading Adopting Quantum Cryptography: Why Y2Q Will Be Too Late

Building Your Team up to Win the Security Arms Race

In a fast-changing world, stopping to assess your success isn’t really an option anymore. It is increasingly important that security teams are constantly proving their worth and tracking their successes with a view to constantly improving so as to not … Continue reading Building Your Team up to Win the Security Arms Race

Protect Your Office 365 Data Against Consent Phishing

Protect your office 365 data from consent phishing. Use solutions like Spanning that are Azure Verified Publishers to ensure your data is protected.
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New Smishing Campaign Using USPS as Its Disguise

A new SMS-based phishing (“smishing”) campaign is using the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a disguise to target mobile users. On September 15, SlickRockWeb CEO Eric JN Eliason tweeted out two examples of the operation. Both attack SMS messages … Continue reading New Smishing Campaign Using USPS as Its Disguise

The Value of Data From a Consumer’s Perspective

As more consumers give up more of their personal information, they may be unaware of the value that data holds Personal data, and the need to secure it, has been prominent in the headlines over the past year. Last July, the Federal Trade Commission (F… Continue reading The Value of Data From a Consumer’s Perspective

Report: No Organization’s Security Culture Has Received ‘Excellent’ Score

Security culture matters to executives, but these individuals are struggling to implement it. In a November 2019 study commissioned by KnowBe4, 94% of individuals with managerial duties or higher in security or risk management said that security cultur… Continue reading Report: No Organization’s Security Culture Has Received ‘Excellent’ Score

BlindSide: Intel/AMD Speculation Bugs Under Microscope Again

Researchers have published frightening details on what they’re calling BlindSide, which relies on co-opting our old friend speculative execution.
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