The recent DarkSide ransomware attack on Colonial Pipeline, a critical infrastructure supplier of about 45% of the United States’ east coast gasoline, diesel and jet fuel, infected the company’s IT network. Learn about the threat posed by ransomware an… Continue reading Responding to the Colonial Pipeline Breach & CISA Ransomware Alert
A few days ago we did a very well-attended webinar focused on the modern Security Operations Center (SOC) approach (see “Trend for the Modern SOC” for a replay link). We got a lot of great questions, and just like in the good old times, I am writing a … Continue reading SOC Trends ISACA Webinar Q&A
Particle physics is a field of extremes. Scales always have 10really big number associated. Some results from the Large Hadron Collider Beauty (LHCb) experiment have recently been reported that are …read more Continue reading Something’s Up in Switzerland: Explaining the B Meson News from the Large Hadron Collider
The company said the new capabilities are designed to help marketers operate without cookies and other identifiers on websites and apps. Continue reading Google rolls out privacy update, new ML features for Google Analytics
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For years, suspected Pakistani hackers have sought to pry their way into Indian government computer networks as part of broader dueling cyber-espionage campaigns between the rival nations. Over the last 18 months, a spying group known as Transparent Tribe has expanded its use of a hacking tool capable of stealing data and taking screenshots from computers, according to research published Thursday by Talos, Cisco’s threat intelligence unit. Hackers also are going after additional targets beyond Indian military personnel, including defense contractors and attendees of Indian government-sponsored conferences. Talos did not mention Pakistan in its research, but multiple security researchers told CyberScoop the Transparent Tribe group is suspected of operating on behalf of the Pakistani government. Similarly, research from email security firm Proofpoint has previously linked a Pakistan-based company to the development of the group’s malicious code. Talos’ findings reflect a relentless appetite for defense-related secrets among hacking groups with suspected […]
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New data compiled by the E.P.A. shows how global warming is making life harder for Americans in myriad ways that threaten their health, safety and homes. From a report: Wildfires are bigger, and starting earlier in the year. Heat waves are more frequen… Continue reading Climate Change Is Making Big Problems Bigger
No matter how erudite your education was, there are simply too many missing elements: Taxes, health insurance and applying for credit cards are just a few imperatives. Realworld provides a guide. Continue reading A newly launched app tackles “adulting”
They say for every door that opens another closes and the executive shuffle at VMware is certainly proving that old chestnut true. Four months after Pat Gelsinger stepped down as CEO to return to run Intel, the virtual machine pioneer announced yesterday that long-time exec Raghu Raghuram was taking over that role. That set in […] Continue reading Busy day at VMware ended yesterday with Ragurham as CEO and COO Poonen exiting
Yomiuri Shimbun reports: A failure in a cloud computing system provided by U.S.-based IT company Salesforce.com Inc. paralyzed COVID-19 vaccination reservation systems operated by local governments across Japan on Wednesday. […] In another issue … Continue reading Jp: Two Salesforce incidents reportedly shut down online vaccination reservation systems, exposed other personal info