LockBit uses automated attack tools to identify tasty targets

Credit to Author: gallagherseanm| Date: Wed, 21 Oct 2020 12:30:09 +0000

Using renamed copies of PowerShell and Windows’VBscript host and scripts based on PowerShell pen-testing tool, LockBit actors searched for systems with valuable data to hit at small organizations.<img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/rPN_OaRbtnE” height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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Top reason to apply October, 2020’s Microsoft patches: Ping of Death Redux

Credit to Author: SophosLabs Offensive Security| Date: Tue, 13 Oct 2020 18:11:11 +0000

A vulnerability in Windows’ TCP/IP driver handling of IPv6 allows denial of service—and possibly remote code execution.<img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/u1HrsSyhOLQ” height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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XG Firewall v18 MR3 is now available

Credit to Author: Chris McCormack| Date: Tue, 13 Oct 2020 15:59:28 +0000

The product team is pleased to announce a major new update for XG Firewall v18 with several great new enhancements. Security emphasis Given how much working environments have changed this year, we have accelerated our product security investments, taking a more proactive approach.  As a result, this new maintenance release for XG Firewall v18 includes [&#8230;]<img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/N_7jqEAMfRk” height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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SE Labs names Intercept X Best Small Business Endpoint Product

Credit to Author: Alex Gardner| Date: Mon, 12 Oct 2020 15:30:25 +0000

We are thrilled to announce that for the second year in a row, SE Labs has named Sophos Intercept X the 2020 Best Small Business Endpoint product. SE Labs makes use of multiple techniques to put endpoint solutions through rigorous testing regimes. In their own words: “If you want to see how well security products [&#8230;]<img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/CSnsbaz4unk” height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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