United Nations Says Intruders Breached Its Systems

Data Breach Today

Threat Actors Offered Credentials for UN's ERP Software; NATO Hit as Well The United Nations says on Thursday that its networks were accessed by intruders earlier this year, which lead to follow-on intrusions.

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Experts Explain How to Bypass Recent Improvement of China’s Great Firewall

Security Affairs

Experts from Great Firewall Report analyzed recent upgrades to China’s Great Firewall and revealed that it can be circumvented. It was created in 2012 by a Chinese programmer named “ clowwindy “, and multiple implementations of the protocol have been made available since.

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United Nations Says Attackers Breached Its Systems

Data Breach Today

Brokers With Ransomware Ties Advertised Access to UN ERP and Also NATO Systems The United Nations says its networks were accessed by attackers earlier this year, leading to follow-on intrusions.

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5 Cloud Trends That Will Reshape IT in 2021

DXC

We rang in 2020 with all the expectations that cloud computing would continue its progression as a massive catalyst for digital transformation throughout the enterprise. The post 5 cloud trends that will reshape IT in 2021 appeared first on DXC Blogs.

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A Proven Guide to Recruiting Passive Candidates

It's a simple, frustrating truth that you can't predict everything when it comes to recruiting for businesses. At some point in your role as a recruiter - perhaps more frequently than not - you'll need to fill a position quickly and you'll look for active recruitment strategies to do it. However, it's not efficient or cost-effective to be in the active recruitment mode all the time. It's important to also invest in building a passive candidate pipeline. Download the guide for tips that can help you build a recruitment strategy that attracts both active and passive candidates for the best possible mix.

Apple Patched iMessage. But Can It Be Made Safer Overall?

Data Breach Today

Citizen Lab Says iMessage Exploit Delivered NSO's Pegasus Spyware Apple patched a software vulnerability on Monday that researchers say was used to deliver spyware via its iMessage platform to the mobile phones of activists.

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Whitelisting vs. Blacklisting: Which is Better?

eSecurity Planet

From phishing scams to ransomware and botnets, it’s hard to keep up with the latest methods that cybercriminals use. It’s not just about stopping unwanted intruders from getting into a system, however. Cyberattacks are becoming more sophisticated all the time.

Kaseya Says It Paid No Ransom to Obtain Universal Decryptor

Data Breach Today

Vendor of Remote Management Software - Used to Hit Victims - Helps Them Recover Remote management software company Kaseya says it obtained the ability to decrypt all victims of a massive REvil - aka Sodinokibi - attack via its software, without paying a ransom to attackers.

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IT Modernization Grants Will Prioritize Cybersecurity

Data Breach Today

Federal Agencies to Get $1 Billion in Funding The Biden administration will prioritize cybersecurity in its $1 billion IT modernization grant program for federal agencies, which will be overseen by the General Services Administration and the Office of Management and Budget

Address the Challenges of Siloed Monitoring Tools

Companies frequently experience monitoring tool sprawl. Find out why monitoring tool sprawl occurs, why it’s a problem for businesses, and the positive business impacts of monitoring tool consolidation.

EDI vs API? It’s a False Debate

OpenText Information Management

It is, as always, about integration. It’s a false debate appeared first on OpenText Blogs. According to EFT, 55 percent of supply chain executives considered web service APIs as an alternative to EDI.

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The Wages of Password Re-Use: Your Money or Your Life

Krebs on Security

When cybercriminals develop the same habit, it can eventually cost them their freedom. The long-running Breadcrumbs series here tracks how cybercriminals get caught, and it’s mostly through odd connections between their online and offline selves scattered across the Internet.

Cybersecurity Insurance: Has It's Time Come?

Data Breach Today

As the cyberthreat landscape grows exponentially more complicated, the insurance industry is trying to keep pace. Yet, many organizations still lack cybersecurity insurance. Lynn Peachey, director of business development at Arete Incident Response, breaks down the basics of these insurance policies

Zyxel Warns of Attacks on Its Firewall, VPN Products

Data Breach Today

Company Advises Users to Maintain Proper Security Policies as It Prepares Hotfix Taiwanese networking device manufacturer Zyxel is notifying customers about an ongoing series of attacks on some of its enterprise firewall and VPN products and is advising users to maintain proper remote access security policies as it prepares a hotfix.

ABCs of Data Normalization for B2B Marketers

Data normalization. It’s not a far stretch to suggest that the topic isn’t exactly what gets marketers excited in their day-to-day workflow. However, if lead generation, reporting, and measuring ROI is important to your marketing team, then data normalization matters - a lot. In this eBook, we’ll break down the ins and outs of data normalization and review why it’s so critical for your marketing strategies and goals!

VMware addresses critical flaws in its products

Security Affairs

VMware has released security updates to address multiple flaws in its products, including a critical issue that could allow an attacker to access confidential information. The post VMware addresses critical flaws in its products appeared first on Security Affairs.

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Kaseya Ransomware Attack: 'It Could Have Been Much Worse'

Data Breach Today

Michael Daniel of Cyber Threat Alliance on Impact of Latest Supply Chain Attack It was stealthy, and it was widespread.

It's Official: CCPA Enforcement Begins

Data Breach Today

Move Comes Despite Lack of Final Version of Sweeping Data Protection Law Enforcement of the California Consumer Privacy Act officially began Wednesday despite the lack of a final, codified version of the regulation. Experts weigh in on compliance steps organizations should take

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Has REvil Disbanded? White House Says It Doesn't Know

Data Breach Today

The Biden administration has welcome REvil's online shutdown but says it doesn't know the cause Speculation Rages as Notorious Ransomware Operation Remains Quiet and Offline What's up with REvil?

B2B Pocket Playbook: End-to-End Guide to Sales Enablement

Sales enablement is the strategic process of providing sales teams with the content, guidance, and mentorship needed to engage targeted buyers. It’s all about equipping sales professionals with the tools they need to put their best-selling foot forward. And if sales teams want to continuously sell better -- and faster -- their sales enablement process must have a game-winning strategy. It's time for you to start selling smarter - and hitting your sales number - with the best B2B database in the market. Get started today.

CIA Finds It Failed to Secure Its Own Systems

Data Breach Today

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SolarWinds Hires Chris Krebs to Reboot Its Cybersecurity

Data Breach Today

Hacked Firm Also Taps Former Facebook CSO as It Responds to Supply Chain Attack As security software firm SolarWinds investigates the supply chain attack involving its Orion software and looks to rebuild its security processes and reputation, it's hired former U.S.

Binance Says It Helped With Clop Money Laundering Bust

Data Breach Today

Cryptocurrency Exchange Acknowledges Flow of Illicit Funds a Big Problem Cryptocurrency exchange Binance says it recently assisted police in tracking down individuals accused of laundering money for the Clop ransomware group.

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Kaseya Says It Did Not Pay Ransom to Obtain Universal Decryptor

Data Breach Today

Software Firm Continues Helping Ransomware Victims to Recover Remote management software company Kaseya said Monday that it obtained a universal decryptor key without paying a ransom to the REvil - aka Sodinokibi - gang that hit the firm with a ransomware attack.

Best Practices for a Marketing Database Cleanse

As frustrating as contact and account data management can be, this is still your database – a massive asset to your organization, even if it is rife with holes and inaccurate information. Entrusting a vendor to help maintain its accuracy and completeness is no ordinary engagement. Download ZoomInfo’s latest data-driven eBook aimed to help marketing leaders understand the best practices around choosing a B2B contact data provider.

SonicWall Was Hacked. Was it Also Extorted?

Data Breach Today

Hacker Claims SonicWall Paid Ransom; SonicWall Stays Silent SonicWall was recently attacked via a zero-day flaw in one of its own products. Curiously, SonicWall hasn't said much about the extent and damage of the breach since its announcement.

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IT-OT Convergence: Taking the Right Security Measures

Data Breach Today

Meralco's Mel Migriño on How to Ensure OT Security In addition to doing asset inventory, it is important to profile the risks of each asset to ensure OT security, says Mel Migriño, vice president and group CISO at Meralco, the largest power distribution unit in the Philippines

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Facebook Tries to 'Scrape' Its Way Through Another Breach

Data Breach Today

Social Network Attempts 'Not Hacking' Spin on Theft of 533 Million Users' Details Facebook has been attempting to dismiss the appearance of a massive trove of user data by claiming it wasn't hacked, but scraped.

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Biden's $10 Billion Cybersecurity Proposal: Is It Enough?

Data Breach Today

trillion plan for COVID-19 relief includes nearly $10 billion in cybersecurity and IT spending. Security Experts Say Proposal Amounts to a 'Down Payment' President-elect Joe Biden's $1.9 Some security experts hope the amount as just a "down payment" toward a broader effort

How to Overcome the Pain Points of Your CRM

When used effectively, a CRM can be the life blood of your sales team – keeping everyone organized, efficient, and at peak productivity. However, as a company, sales stack, and database grow, it becomes difficult to uphold structure and governance to keep a CRM up-to-date. The result? Less organization, more confusion, and fewer deals closed. Leveraging leading industry research from industry analysts, this eBook explores how your sales team can gain back valuable time.

DarkSide Created a Linux Version of Its Ransomware

Data Breach Today

SANS Institute Sees Its Breach as Teachable Moment

Data Breach Today

Cyberecurity Training Center Wants Others to Learn From Phishing Attack The SANS Institute, which is known for its cybersecurity training courses, is now planning to turn its own data breach into a teachable moment for its membership

Securing Industrial IoT: It’s All About the Architecture

Data Breach Today

The need to connect to the IT environment, cloud applications and remote workers has created a definitive gap by eroding the demilitarized zone. Organizations are connecting to industrial control networks at an increasing pace.

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Alert: Chinese Malware Targeting IT Service Providers

Data Breach Today

The Taidoor RAT, which has been around for over 10 years, has recently been spotted in several campaigns against IT service providers CISA, DOD, FBI Issue Warning About Campaign Using Taidoor RAT A trio of U.S.

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10 Rules for Managing Apache Kafka

Kafka is a powerful piece of software that can solve a lot of problems. Like most libraries and frameworks, you get out of it what you put into it. Learn ten rules that will help you perfect your Kafka system to get ahead.

APT Group Targeting Military Refines Its Tactics

Data Breach Today

French Security Firm Says Hackers Accessed Its Source Code

Data Breach Today

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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Ransomware Attack Cripples Finnish IT Provider TietoEVRY

Data Breach Today

Incident Disrupted Service to 25 Customers Finnish IT giant TietoEVRY announced Tuesday that ransomware crippled its infrastructure, forcing it to take down affected systems to contain the spread of the malware

Vice Society ransomware also exploits PrintNightmare flaws in its attack

Security Affairs

Another ransomware gang, the Vice Society ransomware operators, is using Windows print spooler PrintNightmare exploits in its attacks. The gang quickly adapts its TTPs to exploit new vulnerabilities to avoid detection, for lateral movement, and to gain persistence on a victim’s network.

Understanding Open Source Business Models for the C-Suite

Choosing software to bake into your architecture is a long-term decision and it is important to understand all the implications of your choice. Learn three key areas that should be considered when evaluating a particular open source project.