3 security lessons from an MSP that survived the Kaseya VSA attack

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Thu, 16 Sep 2021 12:33:11 +0000

An Indiana-based MSP offers lessons in what needs to change following the Kaseya VSA ransomware attack.

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BlackMatter ransomware emerges from the shadow of DarkSide

Credit to Author: Mark Loman| Date: Mon, 09 Aug 2021 16:00:43 +0000

On Friday May 7, 2021, an affiliate of the DarkSide Ransomware-as-a-Service (RaaS) hit Colonial Pipeline, a major U.S. fuel pipeline. The attack led to widespread supply disruption, global headlines, and intense scrutiny by the national authorities. A week later, DarkSide announced it was shutting down its operations after its servers were allegedly seized and its [&#8230;]<img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/cP0-K9En8Kc” height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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The 3 biggest threats reaching for your antivirus software’s off switch

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Tue, 03 Aug 2021 15:25:37 +0000

Your antivirus is the most important security program on your computer, which is why everyone wants to turn it off.

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BlackMatter, a new ransomware group, claims link to DarkSide, REvil

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Wed, 28 Jul 2021 21:08:21 +0000

BlackMatter is only one of a handful of new ransomware variants that started its operations not long ago.

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Kaseya Unitrends has unpatched vulnerabilities that could help attackers expand a breach

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Tue, 27 Jul 2021 16:34:03 +0000

Kaseya Unitrends, another service offered by Kaseya, includes a newly-discovered vulnerability. It’s not as bad as Kaseya VSA’s flaws.

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A week in security (July 12 – July 18)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 19 Jul 2021 09:43:43 +0000

A roundup of all the most interesting cybersecurity news stories, articles, and happenings of the previous seven days.

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“Seven or eight” zero-days: The failed race to fix Kaseya VSA, with Victor Gevers, Lock and Code S02E13

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 19 Jul 2021 07:45:00 +0000

Kaseya VSA had “seven or eight” zero-day vulnerabilities, revealed DIVD Chair Victor Gevers in the latest episode of Lock and Code.

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A week in security (June 28 – July 4)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 05 Jul 2021 12:06:55 +0000

A roundup of all the most interesting cybersecurity news stories, articles, and happenings of the previous seven days.

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