A week in security (March 7 – March 13)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 14 Mar 2022 10:52:34 +0000

The most important and interesting security stories from the last seven days.

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Blunting RDP brute-force attacks with rate limiting

Credit to Author: Mark Stockley| Date: Fri, 11 Mar 2022 22:33:07 +0000

Rate limiting can slow a determined password guessing attack to a crawl, giving defenders months of extra time to respond.

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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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January 2020 Patch Tuesday delivers fixes for 50 bugs

Credit to Author: SophosLabs Offensive Security| Date: Tue, 14 Jan 2020 18:15:18 +0000

This month’s big security news from Microsoft is the end of support for Windows 7, and a patch of a cryptographic library<img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/wiyw9sHJyLE” height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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Threat spotlight: Phobos ransomware lives up to its name

Credit to Author: Jovi Umawing| Date: Fri, 10 Jan 2020 18:04:44 +0000

Phobos, which many believe was named after the Greek god of fear, isn’t as widespread as it was before nor is it more novel than your average ransomware. Yet, it remains a threat to consumers and businesses alike. We dive into Phobos ransomware and show users how to face their fears and protect against it.

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