Initial Access Brokers: Credential Glut Weakening Prices?

Data Breach Today

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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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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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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Hackers Stealing and Selling VoIP Access

Data Breach Today

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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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.

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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Federal Source Code Accessed Via Misconfigured SonarQube

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FBI: Hackers Exploiting Configuration Vulnerabilities To Gain Access The FBI has issued a flash alert warning that unidentified threat actors are actively targeting vulnerable SonarQube instances to access source code repositories of U.S.

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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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Swiss Firm Says It Accessed SolarWinds Attackers' Servers

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Prodaft: APT Group Uses 'Unprecedented Malware Detection Sandbox' Swiss cybersecurity firm Prodaft says it has accessed several servers used by an advanced persistent threat group tied to the SolarWinds supply chain attack.

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Robotic mainframe access?

Micro Focus

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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.

Blackbaud: Hackers May Have Accessed Banking Details

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Top 9 Network Access Control (NAC) Solutions

eSecurity Planet

Network Access Control (NAC) helps enterprises implement policies for controlling devices and user access to their networks. Personnel, customers, consultants, contractors and guests all need some level of access. The ability to manage guest access.

Tightening Mainframe Access and Security

Micro Focus

In the first of three blogs, Barbara Ballard assesses how the enterprise is extending enterprise-level security to the mainframe with access. Application Modernization and Connectivity Security Management Cloud IAM Identity Access Management IT Security Mainframe

Assessing the Human Element in Cloud Access

Data Breach Today

Markku Rossi Discusses Shifting to Zero Standing Privileges Cloud security demands robust access management. Markku Rossi of SSH Communications Security discusses zero standing privileges and cloud access

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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.

Key Considerations for Privileged Access Management

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Recent hacking incidents, including one targeting Twitter, are raising awareness of the importance of privileged access management, says David Boda, group head of information security for Camelot Group, operator of the U.K.

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Securing Remote Access With Risk-Based Authentication

Data Breach Today

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



Think instead about who can deny a single individual access to information, while providing access to 190 other people. Who is entitled to access information in your company? What controls are in place to make sure that people who shouldn’t have access don’t get access? Access Compliance (General) Controls Culture Duty Governance Government Internal controls Policy Third parties Uncategorized

What is secure remote access?

OpenText Information Management

If any technology has come to the forefront during COVID-19, it’s remote access. As the world emerges from the pandemic this trend is unlikely to be reversed with some estimates suggesting that as many as 30% of Americans will … The post What is secure remote access?

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.”

Ransomware Gangs Turn to Outsourcers for Network Access

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Accenture: Network Access Sellers Change Their Tactics Those selling "network access" on underground forums are adjusting their business models to take advantage of the huge influx of ransomware gangs that are looking for easier and more efficient ways to gain access to their targets, Accenture reports.

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Hot Offering on Darknet: Access to Corporate Networks

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Enabling Secure Access in Complex Environments

Data Breach Today

How does this complexity translate to securing access in hybrid environments? Modern enterprises are large and complex - and so are their IT environments. Frederico Hakamine of Okta breaks down the challenge and discusses solutions

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AWS Flaw Allows Attackers to Find Users' Access Codes

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Researchers: Vulnerabilities Exist In 22 APIs Across 16 AWS Products A recently uncovered vulnerability in a class of Amazon Web Service APIs can be exploited to leak AWS Identity and Access Management user and arbitrary accounts, according to Palo Alto Networks' Unit 42

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Inappropriate Access to Records Continued for 8 Years

Data Breach Today

Breach Reported by Kaiser Permanente Spotlights Insider Threat Challenges A radiology technician allegedly inappropriately accessed thousands of patient records for more than eight years, according to a newly filed breach report from Kaiser Permanente Health Plan of the Mid-Atlantic States.

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Remote Desktop Protocol: Securing Access

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Microsoft's Remote Desktop Protocol is one of the most widely used utilities for connecting to remote machines. But it poses risks if organizations don't actively monitor how it's used, says Chris Morales of the security firm Vectra

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Security Gaps in IoT Access Control Threaten Devices and Users

Dark Reading

Researchers spot problems in how IoT vendors delegate device access across multiple clouds and users

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MY TAKE: How SMBs can improve security via ‘privileged access management’ (PAM) basics

The Last Watchdog

In fact, sophisticated identity and access management , or IAM, solutions, of which PAM is a subset, came along to help companies improve their data governance. This daily horse-trading of marketing, financial, legal and operational data requires granting access to a diverse array of third parties. As digital transformation kicks into high gear, it’s certainly not getting any easier to operate IT systems securely, especially for small- and medium-sized businesses.

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Isn’t it good that airlines are competing based on providing better access to your information? “Firms Push Better In-Flight Web Access,” The Wall Street Journal , February 26, 2018 B4. But it’s a good thing to have better access to information when you are in the air, right? Access Information ValueCompetition is a good thing. Airlines and satellite providers team up to give passengers faster in-flight web service.

Ransomware Attackers Buy Network Access in Cyberattack Shortcut


Network access to various industries is being offered in underground forums at as little as $300 a pop - and researchers warn that ransomware groups like Maze and NetWalker could be buying in.

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Automation in Mainframe Access: The journey continues

Micro Focus

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Digital Transformation: The Privileged Access Imperative

Data Breach Today

And a good start is by ensuring privileged access management is a key component of transformation As a security leaders, too often you are brought to the table after a digital transformation project has been initiated, so you are forced to take a reactive position. But Adam Bosnian of CyberArk sees an important, proactive role for security.

Pioneer Kitten APT Sells Corporate Network Access


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White hat hackers gained access more than 150,000 surveillance cameras

Security Affairs

A group of US hackers claimed to have gained access to footage from 150,000 security cameras at banks, jails, schools, healthcare clinics, and prominent organizations. Once Verkada became aware of the hack, it has disabled all internal administrator accounts to prevent any unauthorised access.

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Iranian Hackers Reportedly Selling Network Access to Others

Data Breach Today

CrowdStrike: 'Pioneer Kitten' Sells Access to Vulnerable VPN Servers A hacking group with links to Iran's government has been selling access to vulnerable VPN servers on underground forums, according to CrowdStrike

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The SolarWinds Perfect Storm: Default Password, Access Sales and More


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Conditional Access – Deployment Best Practices


Conditional Access in Azure AD provides a level of security required to maintain appropriate controls over who can access confidential and privileged information.

'Virus Infection' Prohibits Access to Patient Records

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Attack on a California Medical Group Affects Nearly 198,000 Individuals A recent cyberattack on a California medical imaging and oncology services provider, which prohibited access to patient data, is one of the largest health data breaches reported so far this year

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Google WordPress Site Kit plugin grants attacker Search Console Access

Security Affairs

Experts found a critical bug in Google’s official WordPress plugin ‘Site Kit’ that could allow hackers to gain owner access to targeted sites’ Google Search Console.