Attack Surface Management 2022 Midyear Review – Part 3

With the rise of ransomware and other vulnerabilities, it has been an eventful year in cybersecurity. In part two, Trend Micro researchers discussed these issues at length today as well as their implications on a global scale for both businesses Read More …

Over 9,000 VNC servers exposed online without a password

Researchers have discovered at least 9,000 exposed VNC (virtual network computing) endpoints that can be accessed and used without authentication, allowing threat actors easy access to internal networks. VNC (virtual network computing) is a platform-independent system meant to help users Read More …

Indiana: COVID-19 Contact-Tracing Data Exposed, Fake Vax Cards Circulate

This week, the Indiana Department of Health issued a notice that the state’s COVID-19 contact-tracing system had been exposed via a cloud misconfiguration, revealing names, emails, gender, ethnicity, race and dates of birth of more than 750,000 people. The incident Read More …

Android apps exposed data of millions of users through cloud authentication failures

Researchers analyzing Android apps have discovered serious cloud misconfigurations leading to the potential exposure of data belonging to over 100 million users. In a report published on Thursday by Check Point Research, the cybersecurity firm said no less than 23 Read More …

Cloud-Based Storage Misconfigurations – Understanding the Security Risks and Responses

Misconfigurations remain one of the most common risks in the technology world. Simply telling organisations to “fix” this problem, however, is not as easy as it might first seem because there’s a myriad of technologies at play in modern infrastructure Read More …