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

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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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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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.

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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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.

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

Florida City's Water Hack: Poor IT Security Laid Bare

Data Breach Today

Oldsmar Used Windows 7, Shared TeamViewer Password, Didn't Have a Firewall The Florida city that experienced a breach of its water treatment system used now-unsupported Windows 7 machines, shared the same password for remote access and had no firewall.

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!

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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Defining Synthetic ID Fraud: How It Helps With Mitigation

Data Breach Today

Fed Releases a Definition That Could Make It Easier to Identify Red Flags Now that the Federal Reserve has issued a definition for synthetic ID fraud, fraud-fighting efforts likely will improve because it will be easier to identify red flags, some security experts say

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Florida's Water Hack: Poor IT Security Laid Bare

Data Breach Today

Oldsmar Used Windows 7, Shared TeamViewer Password, Didn't Have a Firewall The Florida city that experienced a breach of its water treatment system used now-unsupported Windows 7 machines, shared the same password for remote access and had no firewall.

Universal Health Services' IT Network Crippled

Data Breach Today

Apparent Ransomware Attack Has National Impact A security incident that apparently involved ransomware has crippled the network of Universal Health Services, which owns hundreds of facilities across the U.S. and U.K.

Use It, Save It, Or Lose It: Spring Cleaning for Information Governance

Speaker: Speakers Michelle Kirk of Georgia Pacific, Darla White of Sanofi, & Scott McVeigh of Onna

As an organization’s most valuable asset, data should be cared for and integrated, managed, archived, and deleted as appropriate. Join Onna, Georgia Pacific, and Sanofi for this on-demand webinar as they discuss proactive, practical steps for kicking off your organization's own digital cleanup.

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

Avoiding Four Common Pitfalls When Moving to the Cloud

OpenText Information Management

As organizations increasingly move mission-critical workloads to the cloud, it’s important to recognize some of the common pitfalls and how best to mitigate their impact.

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Lesson From SolarWinds Attack: It's Time to Beef Up IAM

Data Breach Today

NIST, CISA Call for Rethinking Security in Wake of Supply Chain Attack The SolarWinds supply chain attack should prompt federal agencies and others to rethink how they approach security issues - especially identity and access management, according to a breakdown of the attack presented this week by NIST and CISA.

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Addressing Shadow IT Issues During COVID-19 Crisis

Data Breach Today

Security Experts Offer Risk Mitigation Tips With the massive shift to telework as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, shadow IT is becoming a more critical security issue around the world.

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Testing at Every Stage of Development

Up to 80% of new products fail. The reality is harsh and the reasons why are endless. Perhaps the new product couldn’t oust a customer favorite. Maybe it looked great but was too hard to use. Or, despite being a superior product, the go-to-market strategy failed. There’s always a risk when building a new product, but you can hedge your bets by understanding exactly what your customers' expectations truly are at every step of the development process.

COVID-19 First Anniversary: It's About Vaccines & Variants

Data Breach Today

marks its first anniversary of fighting COVID-19, pandemic expert Regina Phelps says the next several, critical weeks come down to two vital words: vaccines and variants. Pandemic Expert Regina Phelps Says Next Weeks Are Critical As the U.S.

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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

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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Swiss Firm Says It Accessed SolarWinds Attackers' Servers

Data Breach Today

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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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.

Turn on MFA Before Crooks Do It For You

Krebs on Security

But people who don’t take advantage of these added safeguards may find it far more difficult to regain access when their account gets hacked, because increasingly thieves will enable multi-factor options and tie the account to a device they control.

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List of Data Breaches and Cyber Attacks in March 2021 – 21 Million Records Breached

IT Governance

Don’t be fooled by the fact that we only recorded 20,995,371 breached records in March; it was one of the leakiest months we’ve ever seen, with 151 recorded incidents.

Parler Says It's Back

WIRED Threat Level

Now it says it's no longer relies on "Big Tech" for its infrastructure. The platform was kicked off Amazon's servers. Security Security / Security News

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'UltraRank' Gang Sells Card Data It Steals

Data Breach Today

Group-IB Finds Hacking Group Attacked Hundreds of Checkout Sites A cybercriminal gang dubbed "UltraRank" that has planted malicious JavaScript code in hundreds of e-commerce websites around the world over the last five years to steal payment card data also takes the unusual step of selling the data on its own, the security firm Group-IB reports.

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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.

Zyxel 0day Affects its Firewall Products, Too

Krebs on Security

On Monday, networking hardware maker Zyxel released security updates to plug a critical security hole in its network attached storage (NAS) devices that is being actively exploited by crooks who specialize in deploying ransomware. Now it appears Holden’s hunch was dead-on.

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APT Group Targeting Military Refines Its Tactics

Data Breach Today

SonicWall Investigating Zero-Day Attacks Against Its Products

Data Breach Today

Company Says Certain VPNs and Gateways Affected By 'Coordinated Attack' Security vendor SonicWall is investigating what the company calls a "coordinated attack" against its internal network by threat actors using a zero-day exploit within the company's remote access products.

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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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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.

Ransomware? Let's Call It What It Really Is: Extortionware

Dark Reading

Just as the targets of these attacks have shifted from individuals to corporations, so too has the narrow focus given way to applying force and pressure to pay

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The EARN-IT Act

Schneier on Security

But far from mere recommendations, those "best practices" would be approved by Congress as legal requirements: if a platform failed to adhere to them, it would lose essential legal protections for free speech. Prepare for another attack on encryption in the U.S.

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Ransomware attack hit WestRock IT and OT systems

Security Affairs

Packaging giant WestRock disclosed a ransomware attack that impacted its information technology (IT) and operational technology (OT) systems. WestRock did not share details about the security incident, it only confirmed that its staff discovered the attack on January 23.

Docker Hub Breach: It's Not the Numbers; It's the Reach

Data Breach Today

But the breach has caused a collective gasp because it potentially magnifies risks for enterprises Potential Leak of GitHub, Bitbucket Tokens As Well Docker, which offers an open source container platform, is notifying users that an intruder briefly had access to sensitive data from 190,000 Docker Hub accounts, or less than 5 percent of Hub users.

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Digital Trends Report 2020

As part of our goal to continue helping our community during these times, we wanted to share with you this critical data on the state of digital products across industries and provide context on how businesses are responding to the changing winds.