How Machine Learning Is Changing Access Monitoring

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More Adaptive Technology is Changing How Organizations Monitor, Assess & Control Access As this technology is automated, it can also scan more accesses because a new rule doesn’t need to be created for each access.

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Initial Access Broker Phishing


The researchers believe the attack was carried out by an initial access broker with the intent of selling access to the compromised accounts to other threat actors.


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Iranian Hackers Accessed Albania's Network for 14 Months

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Iran exploited a Microsoft SharePoint vulnerability to gain access and then harvested credentials and exfiltrated data

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How to Identify Critical Access Points

Data Breach Today

Most Critical Access Points are Defined by Frequency, Risk and Urgency The more privileges needed, the more critical the access point is — and the more protection it needs

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Ultimate Guide to the Cloud Data Lake Engine

This guide describes how to evaluate cloud data lake engine offerings based on their ability to deliver on their promise of improving performance, data accessibility, and operational efficiency as compared with earlier methods of querying the data lake.

Microsoft Says Phishing Campaign Skirted MFA to Access Email

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Attackers stole online session cookies, allowing them to defeat MFA and access inboxes.

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Cybersecurity Leadership: Identity, Access, Complexity

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CEOs and CISOs on Dealing With the ‘Work From Anywhere’ Challenge In this era of "work from anywhere," identity and access management solutions are challenged more than ever.

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Hacker Accessed LastPass Internal System for Four Days

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Company's Source Code, Proprietary Data Stolen in August Breach Password manager LastPass says the attackers behind the August security incident had access to its systems for four days.

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Who Is the Network Access Broker ‘Babam’?

Krebs on Security

Rarely do cybercriminal gangs that deploy ransomware gain the initial access to the target themselves. By 2020, he’d shifted his focus almost entirely to selling access to companies. The access sold less than 24 hours later.

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Hacker Accessed LastPass Internal System for 4 Days

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Company's Source Code, Proprietary Data Stolen in August Breach Password manager LastPass says the attackers behind the August security incident had access to its systems for four days.

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How ZoomInfo Helps Overcome the Top Pain Points of Inside Sales

Recent digital transformation has shifted the B2B landscape by ushering in the era of buyer empowerment. With more access to user reviews, analyst opinion, and industry research, decision-makers are more informed than ever while navigating what is now known as the “buyer’s journey.”

Microsoft CIEM, Decentralized Identity Tools Secure Access

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Verified ID and Permissions Management Will Extend Secure Access to Workloads, Apps Microsoft plans to roll out new decentralized identity and cloud infrastructure entitlement management products to extend secure access from users to workloads and apps.

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Latest HHS HIPAA Actions Spotlight 'Right of Access' - Again

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11 New Cases Showcase HHS' Ongoing Top Enforcement Priority A slew of HIPAA enforcement actions is a sign that regulators are impatient with the short shrift that many medical providers give to providing patients access to their health information.

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Okta: Hackers Accessed Just 2 Customer Tenants in Breach

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Tenants Accessed and Apps Such as Slack and Jira Viewed for Only 2 Okta Clients During its January cyberattack, Lapsus$ accessed tenants and viewed applications such as Slack and Jira for only two Okta customers.

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Why Access Governance Is Crucial For Strong Cybersecurity

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Three Aspects of Governance that Need Consideration If an organization doesn’t know who is accessing what, how can they be trusted to make sure a bad actor isn’t gaining access to data, assets, or systems they shouldn’t

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Enabling Secure Remote Access for Contractors with an Enterprise Access Browser

Appaegis solutions bring the visibility and control needed to secure third-party and vendor remote access to cloud infrastructure. With Appaegis, enterprises can close the security gaps found in traditional VPN & VDI solutions. Read more on Solution Note today!

Chinese Attack Tool Gains Gmail Access

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Campaign Targets Tibetan Organizations Proofpoint reports that Chinese state-sponsored hackers are using a new customized malicious Mozilla Firefox browser extension that facilitates access and control of victims’ Gmail accounts.

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SolarWinds Attackers Accessed US Attorneys' Office Emails

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DOJ: Russian-Linked Group Breached Office 365 Accounts in 27 Offices The Russian-linked group that targeted SolarWinds using a supply chain attack compromised at least one email account at 27 U.S. Attorneys' Offices in 15 states and Washington D.C.

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A Taxonomy of Access Control

Schneier on Security

I can’t believe that no one has described this taxonomy of access control before Ittay Eyal laid it out in this paper. theft Only the adversary has access.

IRS Will Soon Require Selfies for Online Access

Krebs on Security

After granting the IRS access to the personal data I’d shared with, I was looking at my most recent tax data on the IRS website. If you created an online account to manage your tax records with the U.S.

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How ZoomInfo Solves Recruiting Pain Points

For recruiters to build their pipeline and search for the next candidate, they need to ensure they have access to the most accurate data on the market. More specifically, having access to updated information lets you engage faster with ideal candidates searching the job market. To begin getting these candidates in the right positions, it includes utilizing updated contact data and enhancing your outreach strategy for improved effectiveness.

Best Privileged Access Management (PAM) Software for 2022

eSecurity Planet

These accounts give admins control over data, applications, infrastructure and other critical assets that average system users don’t have permission to access or change. What is Privileged Access Management (PAM)? Enter Privileged Access Management (PAM).

UC San Diego: Phishing Leads to Account Access for Months

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Intrusion Affects Patients, Employees and Students UC San Diego Health says a phishing incident led to unauthorized access to an undisclosed amount of information on patients, employees and students for at least four months

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Hackers Stealing and Selling VoIP Access

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Attackers Exploit a Vulnerability in Asterisk VoIP PBX Servers Check Point Research has uncovered a large and likely profitable business model that involves hackers attacking and gaining control of certain VoIP services, which enables them to make phone calls through a company's compromised system

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Initial Access Brokers: Credential Glut Weakening Prices?

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Criminal Services Facilitate Cybercrime Gangs' Rapid Access to Hacked Sites Initial access brokers continue to ply their trade, selling immediate access to hacked sites to make it easier for gangs to steal data and crypto-lock systems.

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The Next-Generation Cloud Data Lake: An Open, No-Copy Data Architecture

A next-gen cloud data lake architecture has emerged that brings together the best attributes of the data warehouse and the data lake. This new open data architecture is built to maximize data access with minimal data movement and no data copies.

Google Exposes Initial Access Broker Ties to Ransomware

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Broker Provides Services to Conti, Diavol Ransomware Groups Researchers have uncovered a full-time initial access broker group that serves both Conti and Diavol ransomware groups.

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Securing Remote Access With Risk-Based Authentication

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Implementing an adaptive, risk-based authentication process for remote system access is proving effective as more staff members work from home during the COVID-19 pandemic, says Ant Allan, a vice president and analyst at Gartner

French Security Firm Says Hackers Accessed Its Source Code

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Stormshield Is a Major Supplier of Security Products to the French Government French security vendor Stormshield has launched an investigation after an internal review found that hackers accessed the source code of the company's network security product.

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Cisco Hacked: Firm Traces Intrusion to Initial Access Broker

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But Cisco Dismisses Claim by Yanluowang Group That It Fell Victim to Ransomware Cisco says it fell victim to a successful hack attack and data breach in May.

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Cover Your SaaS: How to Overcome Security Challenges and Risks For Your Organization

Speaker: Ronald Eddings, Cybersecurity Expert and Podcaster

In this webinar, Ronald Eddings, Cybersecurity Expert, will outline the relationship between SaaS apps and IT & security teams, along with several actionable solutions to overcome the new difficulties facing your organization.

Codecov Hackers Accessed Source Code

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Customers Apparently Not Affected, Says, which sells an online workflow management platform, reports that the Codecov supply chain attackers gained access to its source code

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HID Mercury Access Controller flaws could allow to unlock Doors

Security Affairs

Experts found vulnerabilities in HID Mercury Access Controllers can be exploited by attackers to remotely unlock doors. Researchers from security firm Trellix discovered some critical vulnerabilities in HID Mercury Access Controllers that can be exploited by attackers to remotely unlock doors.

10 Initial Access Broker Trends: Cybercrime Service Evolves

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Piggybacking: Social Engineering for Physical Access


Tailgating or piggybacking is an old but effective social engineering technique to gain physical access to restricted areas, according to Rahul Awati at TechTarget.

Stolen Zoom Credentials: Hackers Sell Cheap Access

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Meanwhile, Zoom Continues Security Overhaul With Bug-Bounty Reboot, Geo-Fencing One measure of the popularity of the Zoom teleconferencing software: Cybercrime forums are listing an increasing number of stolen accounts for sale, which attackers could use to "Zoom bomb" calls and push malicious files to meeting participants.

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BlackMatter Ransomware Defense: Just-In-Time Admin Access

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Thoroughly Restrict Admin-Level Access to Systems, US Government Advisory Warns How many ways do U.S. businesses need to be told to lock down their systems to safeguard themselves from ransomware? That's the focus of a new, joint cybersecurity advisory from the U.S.

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Robotic mainframe access?

Micro Focus

Application Delivery and Testing Application Modernization and Connectivity Security Management Access IT Security Mainframe Robotic Process Automation RPA

Conti Ransom Gang Starts Selling Access to Victims

Krebs on Security

But sometime over the past 48 hours, the cybercriminal syndicate updated its victim shaming blog to indicate that it is now selling access to many of the organizations it has hacked. The Conti ransomware affiliate program appears to have altered its business plan recently.

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BlackCat Extortion Technique: Public Access to Breached Data

Data Breach Today

BlackCat User Publishes Downloadable Stolen Data on Typosquatted Website Personal data allegedly obtained during a cyberattack using BlackCat ransomware was published on a typosquatted open internet website.

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