Ransomware Awareness for Holidays and Weekends

CISA and the FBI have released an advisory warning of potential cyberattacks that may occur over the coming Labor Day weekend, noting that in recent years hackers have launched dozens of devastating attacks on long weekends. They urged organizations to Read More …

LockFile Ransomware Uses Never-Before Seen Encryption to Avoid Detection

Researchers discovered a novel ransomware emerging on the heels of the ProxyShell vulnerabilities discovery in Microsoft Exchange servers. The threat, dubbed LockFile, uses a unique “intermittent encryption” method as a way to evade detection as well as adopting tactics from Read More …

DNS Rebinding Attack: How Malicious Websites Exploit Private Networks

Web-based consoles are widely adopted by management software and smart devices to provide interactive data visualization and user-friendly configuration. This is gaining momentum as enterprises’ computer systems become more complex and more modern internet of things (IoT) devices are used Read More …

Bangkok Airways apologizes for passport info breach as LockBit ransomware group threatens data leak

Bangkok Airways has apologized for a data breach involving passport information and other personal data in a statement to customers. The company said that it discovered a “cybersecurity attack which resulted in unauthorized and unlawful access to its information system” Read More …

QNAP works on patches for OpenSSL bugs impacting its NAS devices

Network-attached storage (NAS) maker QNAP is investigating and working on security updates to address remote code execution (RCE) and denial-of-service (DoS) vulnerabilities patched by OpenSSL last week. The security flaws tracked as CVE-2021-3711 and CVE-2021-3712, impact QNAP NAS device running Read More …

Indonesia: 1.3 million people had their sensitive personal data, COVID-19 test results and more exposed on an open server.

Researchers with vpnMentor have uncovered a data breach involving the COVID-19 test and trace app created by the Indonesian government for those traveling into the country. The ‘test and trace app’ — named electronic Health Alert Card or eHAC — Read More …