Sophos’ 2021 threat report highlights a path forward

Credit to Author: Andrew Brandt| Date: Wed, 18 Nov 2020 13:30:09 +0000

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Security Blueprints of Many Companies Leaked in Hack of Swedish Firm Gunnebo

Credit to Author: BrianKrebs| Date: Wed, 28 Oct 2020 16:58:55 +0000

In March 2020, KrebsOnSecurity alerted Swedish security giant Gunnebo Group that hackers had broken into its network and sold the access to a criminal group which specializes in deploying ransomware. In August, Gunnebo said it had successfully thwarted a ransomware attack, but this week it emerged that the intruders stole and published online tens of thousands of sensitive documents — including schematics of client bank vaults and surveillance systems. The Gunnebo Group is a Swedish multinational company that provides physical security to a variety of clients globally, including banks, government agencies, airports, casinos, jewelry stores, tax agencies and even nuclear power plants. The company has operations in 25 countries, more than 4,000 employees, and billions in revenue annually.

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Brute force attacks increase due to more open RDP ports

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Tue, 20 Oct 2020 12:00:00 +0000

More open ports are inviting attackers to try and gain entry by using brute force attacks. Why is this happening and what can we do?

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Demo: Find open RDP sessions using Sophos Live Discover

Credit to Author: Alex Gardner| Date: Tue, 11 Aug 2020 19:17:47 +0000

Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP), while a legitimate tool, is also a common ingress point for attackers looking to break into an organization. A recent Sophos survey found that in 9% of ransomware attacks, RDP was the method used to gain entry. Fortunately, Intercept X Advanced with EDR makes it easy to identify devices that have [&#8230;]<img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/JuUCwqvqWiw” height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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A week in security (March 30 – April 5)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 06 Apr 2020 17:05:42 +0000

A roundup of the week’s security news, including data privacy issues, increases in cyberattacks due to COVID-19, Zoom vulnerabilities, and more.

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Ouroboros: Following A New Trend In Ransomware League

Credit to Author: Manisha Prajapati| Date: Tue, 18 Feb 2020 09:45:17 +0000

Ransomware authors keep exploring new ways to test their strengths against various malware evasion techniques. The ransomware known as “Ouroboros” is intensifying its footprint in the field by bringing more and more advancements in its behavior as it updates its version. This analysis provides the behaviour of version 6, few…

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Explained: the strengths and weaknesses of the Zero Trust model

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Tue, 28 Jan 2020 16:00:00 +0000

Zero Trust is an information security framework that insists its users “never trust, always verify.” Is this the best security model for organizations today? We examine its strengths and weaknesses.

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