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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5 Cloud Trends That Will Reshape IT in 2021


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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Uber Says Lapsus$ Hacker Breached Its Internal Systems

Data Breach Today

Lapsus$ Previously Breached Okta, Microsoft, Nvidia, Samsung and Ubisoft Uber is fingering adolescent extortion hacking group Lapsus$ for the disruption to its internal systems.

How the FTC Is Sharpening Its Health Data Privacy Focus

Data Breach Today

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.

Ukrainian IT Official: Russian Cyberattacks Have Continued

Data Breach Today

NATO Pledges More Cyber Support to Ukraine; Biden Writes to US Governors IT officials from Ukraine continue to call out alleged Russian cyberattacks.

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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.

IT and OT: A Tale of Two Technologies Under Fire

Data Breach Today

Feds Allege Former IT Consultant Hacked Healthcare Company

Data Breach Today

Experts: Case Spotlights Critical, But Often Overlooked, Insider Threats, Risks A former IT consultant has been charged with allegedly hacking into a computer server of a healthcare company client that had months earlier denied him employment with the organization.

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Canada Charges Its “Most Prolific Cybercriminal”

Krebs on Security

indictment of Philbert (PDF) is unusually sparse, but it does charge him with conspiracy, suggesting the defendant was part of a group.

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Discover the 10 Rules for Managing PostgreSQL

PostgreSQL is one of the most successful open source projects in existence. But each year it becomes harder and harder to get familiarized with the PostgreSQL ecosystem and its new features. Learn 10 rules that will help you perfect your PostgreSQL installation.

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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IHG suffered a cyberattack that severely impacted its booking process

Security Affairs

InterContinental Hotels Group PLC (IHG) discloses a security breach, parts of its IT infrastructure has been subject to unauthorised activity. ” IHG is working to restore its operations and determine the extent and impact of the incident.

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US Treasury Sanctions Tornado Cash, Freezes Its Assets

Data Breach Today

Penalties for Anyone in US Jurisdiction Who Uses the Cryptocurrency Mixer The federal government today sanctioned Tornado Cash.

Ukraine's 'IT Army' Call-Up: Don't Try This at Home

Data Breach Today

Despite Russian Aggression, Distributed Denial-of-Service Attacks Remain Illegal With Ukraine having called on the world to join its "IT Army" and help it hack Russia and ally Belarus, what could possibly go wrong?

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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.

Reports: NHS Dealing With IT Outages Due to Cyber Incident

Data Breach Today

s National Health Service is experiencing IT outages resulting from a cyberattack on a third-party vendor. A Third-Party Vendor to the UK's Health System Is Apparently at Center of Issues The U.K.'s

Ransomware Attack Caused NHS IT Outage, Says Vendor

Data Breach Today

s National Health Service, confirms a ransomware attack by "financially motivated" threat actors is behind an IT outage that is still disrupting various NHS services, including 111.

Russia to Rent Tech-Savvy Prisoners to Corporate IT?

Krebs on Security

Multiple Russian news outlets published stories on April 27 saying the Russian Federal Penitentiary Service had announced a plan to recruit IT specialists from Russian prisons to work remotely for domestic commercial companies. Image: Proxima Studios, via Shutterstock.

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Partnership Health Plan of California IT Systems Still Down

Data Breach Today

Nonprofit Managed Care Provider Allegedly Hit by Hive Ransomware An apparent ransomware attack and alleged data theft by the Hive cybercriminal group has left Partnership HealthPlan of California struggling to recover its IT services for more than a week.

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!

Microsoft Denounces Advanced Spyware in Bid to Defuse It

Data Breach Today

Threat Actor Uses Zero-Days to Deliver 'Subzero' Malware Microsoft is revealing details of an advanced spyware campaign in a bid to neutralize its effectiveness. It fingers Austrian firm DSIRF as responsible for coding malware known as "Subzero," which Microsoft researchers dub "Knotweed."

Conti Claims It Has 'Insiders' in Costa Rican Government

Data Breach Today

Ransomware Group Continues to Demand Ransom Payment From Besieged Government Ransomware group Conti, which has been holding to ransom crypto-locked Costa Rican government systems since April, has claimed on its leak site Conti News that it has "insiders" in the country's government, and that they are working toward the compromise of "other systems

Italy announced its National Cybersecurity Strategy 2022/26

Security Affairs

Italy announced its National Cybersecurity Strategy for 2022/26, a crucial document to address cyber threats and increase the resilience of the country. I ask you to vote for me again (even if you have already done it), because this vote is for the final.

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

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.

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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Russia Says It's Seen 'Unprecedented' Level of Cyberattacks

Data Breach Today

Also: Anonymous Continues Its Cyberwar Against the Russian Government As the Ukrainian military resists Russian advances toward its major population centers, its IT security teams are contending with record cyber incidents - although the same is true of their eastern neighbors, with Russia reporting "unprecedented" cyberattacks on its networks.

IT giants warn of ongoing Chromeloader malware campaigns

Security Affairs

ChromeLoader is a malicious Chrome browser extension, it is classified as a pervasive browser hijacker that modifies browser settings to redirect user traffic. “It’s no surprise that this pesky adware has been one of our most frequent attacks.

XDR: What It Is, What It Isn't

Dark Reading

The three must-haves in eXtended Detection and Response are: making data accessible, facilitating real-time threat detection, and providing remediation strategies

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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.

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.

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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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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Okta Says It 'Should Have Moved More Swiftly' Over Breach

Data Breach Today

Lapsus$ Gained Access to a Sitel Support Engineer's Computer Via Remote Hosting Okta says it should have notified customers of a breach earlier and that Lapsus$ compromised a laptop belonging to Sitel, a third-party customer support firm, via remote desktop protocol, enabling it to infiltrate Okta's network.

Checklist Report: Preparing for the Next-Generation Cloud Data Architecture

Data architectures have evolved dramatically. It is time to reconsider the fundamental ways that information is accumulated, managed, and then provisioned to the different downstream data consumers.

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

Conti Says It Has 'Insiders' in Costa Rican Government

Data Breach Today

Threat Group Seeking to Gain Access to Other Government Systems Ransomware actor Conti, which has been targeting Costa Rican government entities since April 2022, has claimed on its leak site Conti News that it has "insiders" in the country's government, and they are working toward the compromise of "other systems."

CISA adds Stuxnet bug to its Known Exploited Vulnerabilities Catalog

Security Affairs

Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) adds new vulnerabilities to its Known Exploited Vulnerabilities Catalog, including the bug used in the Stuxnet attacks. The post CISA adds Stuxnet bug to its Known Exploited Vulnerabilities Catalog appeared first on Security Affairs.

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Cyberattacks Disable IT Networks at 2 Indiana Hospitals

Data Breach Today

Two Indiana hospitals say their IT systems are disabled as they recover from cyberattacks suffered last week. Some Patients' Care Previously Postponed Due to COVID-19; What Happens Now?

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Understanding Cadence Workflow for Developers and Architects

Explore the basics of Cadence and understand the benefits it can provide to your organization. This whitepaper will dive into a brief history of Cadence, how workflows can be put into practice, and how you can apply Cadence to your data infrastructure.